UTA Business Students

Student Chapter Receives Distinguished Award From National Association

June 20, 2012—For the second year in a row, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has conferred the Superior Merit Award to the UT Arlington student SHRM chapter for an exceptional job of providing opportunities for growth and development to its student chapter members. The UTA Student SHRM Chapter also earned this level of recognition in 2011.

The College of Business offers a Master of Science in Human Resource Management. It is the only master’s program of its kind in the North Texas region, preparing students for advanced careers as human resource managers in corporate and industrial firms, as well as government and nonprofit organizations.
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.
  SHRM Superior Merit Award 2011-2012

The SHRM student chapter merit award program, which began in 1972, exists to develop more effective student chapters, and to promote outstanding activities and projects by student chapters in four areas: basic student chapter requirements, chapter programming and professional development of members, support of the human resource profession, and partnership with SHRM.