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Society for Human Resource Management Wins Prestigious Award

shrm1With its constant growth and changes, the Department of Management has positioned itself to be one of the top departments at the Georgia Southern College of Business. The success of the department’s student organizations reflects its recent progress. In fact, the Georgia Southern Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has been awarded the Super Merit Award.

This award, which is awarded to a select group of chapters nationwide, recognizes chapters for outstanding achievement and programming in four broad areas: chapter programming and professional development, SHRM engagement, chapter operations, and support of the HR profession. Georgia Southern’s chapter of SHRM is quickly growing and interested students can email Steve Charlier, Ph.D., for more information at

shrm2The Society for Human Resource Management’s Student Program was created in 1965 to promote mutually beneficial interaction between HRM students and practitioners. Since the first chapter was chartered more than 40 years ago, the student program has experienced tremendous growth. The program now includes more than 250 affiliated student chapters and more than 19,000 student members.

The Georgia Southern Department of Management offers Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees with emphasis areas in management, human resources, entrepreneurship, and hospitality management and minors in management, entrepreneurship, and hospitality management. Degree programs provide students with problem-solving skills and a versatile knowledge-base needed to start, manage and lead modern innovative organizations. Management faculty members also teach core business courses fundamental for all business majors including Principles of Management and Strategic Management. Additionally, graduate programs in business offered at Georgia Southern University and online are enriched by our management faculty’s instruction and research.


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