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This award places the chapter in the top 10 out of over 475 student chapters across the United States. The UOG SHRM Student Chapter also earned the Superior Merit Award for 2011-12.
[ UOG SHRM Officers 2011-2012. from left to right, it is as follows: Treasurer Sheena Ann Jose, Secretary Karen Calalang, Vice-President Ashley Gaerlan, Public Relations Officer Marie Bermudez, President Michael Conner, and UOG SHRM Advisor Dr. Richard Colfax]
The UOG SHRM Student Chapter will be recognized during an awards ceremony at the 2012 Annual Student Conference in Atlanta on June 23, 2012 and will receive a plaque in honor of this achievement. Attending the conference are UOG SHRM Student Chapter President Michael Conner, Treasurer Sheena Jose, Members Phillip Delos Santos and Shiella Jose, and Faculty Advisor Dr. Richard Colfax.
"Hard work pays off, and now we are one of the top SHRM student chapters in the country," said Michael Conner, UOG SHRM Student Chapter President.
The UOG SHRM Student Chapter was selected based on excellence in the following areas: compliance with SHRM bylaws, fundraising efforts, educational events, volunteerism, professional development, internships, mentorships, newsletters and external communications, social media programs, legislative advocacy, support of the SHRM foundation and participation in seminars or conferences.
“This is the first time that the UOG SHRM Student Chapter has been selected as an "Outstanding Student Chapter" in the 16 years that we have been active,” said Dr. Richard Colfax, UOG SHRM Faculty Advisor. “I want to thank our SHRM Guam Professional Chapter for their continued support, encouragement, guidance, and patience. A great deal of thanks also goes to our School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) Dean, our SBPA Faculty and Staff, and our UOG Administration for their continued support and encouragement.”
SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 professional and student members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated professional chapters and more than 450 student chapters within the United States as well as subsidiary offices in China and India.
[Caption: UOG SHRM Student Chapter 2011-2012. From left to right: Eileen Calleja, Shiella Marie Jose, Andrea Carlos, Glenn Songquan, Rachel Santos, DeMarie Concepion, Karen Calalang, Sheena Ann Jose, Ashley Gaerlan, Ashley Charfauros, Michael Conner, Marie Garcia, Carmela Vi, Jhanice Miranda, Micaela Demapan, Meynard Nababos, LadyGrace Cristobal, Jamila Cruz, Matthew Cabrera, Keo Torre, Dr. Richard Colfax, Gabryel Franquez, and Pauline Cruz. Front left to right: Ramsay Cooper-Nurse, Phillip Delos Santos, and Errol Alegre Jr.]
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