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Indiana Tech’s SHRM Student Chapter earns national recognition

September 15, 2022

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional society, representing more than 300,000 members in more than 165 countries, honored Indiana Tech’s SHRM Student Chapter with a 2021-22 Superior Merit Award.

The annual Superior Merit Award program recognizes chapters for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members. It began in 1972 to encourage student chapters to require ongoing excellence in the following areas:

  • Student chapter requirements
  • Chapter operations
  • Chapter programming and professional development of members
  • Support of the human resource profession
  • SHRM engagement

“I am very pleased and proud of our students who are part of Indiana Tech’s College of Business SHRM organization. I also appreciate the outstanding leadership of their advisor, Dr. Jeff Walls. his national designation reflects the true quality of our business college, the HR program and the caliber of students in the program,” said Dr. Angie Fincannon, dean of Indiana Tech’s College of Business. “We are grateful for this impressive designation.”

Indiana Tech’s student SHRM chapter, which is the largest student organization on campus, has earned a Superior Merit Award every year since 1998. Learn more about Indiana Tech’s human resources program here.