Excelsior University Student Chapter Receives Merit Award from SHRM

Albany, New York—The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded a 2021-2022 Superior Merit Award designation to the Excelsior University SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student members.

The SHRM Student Chapter Merit Award program encourages the development of more effective student chapters and distinguishes outstanding activities and projects. Chapters are recognized based on operations, chapter programming and professional development of members, support of the human resource profession, and SHRM involvement.

“I am pleased to announce that the engagement and work of our SHRM student chapter has been recognized. I applaud their accomplishments and ability to foster innovative programming in human resources as our students learn to navigate changing workplaces,” said David Schejbal, president of Excelsior University. “Student members represent the next generation of leaders, and we are proud of the knowledge, skill, and passion that our Excelsior students bring to their chapter and the workplace.”

SHRM student chapters had the opportunity to earn an award based on the number of activities they completed during the merit award cycle of May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022. Excelsior’s student chapter gained recognition with their educational programs and workshops focused on human resources, distributed workforces, and careers.

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Erin Coufal, ecoufal@excelsior.edu, 518-608-8498

Excelsior University is an accredited, not-for-profit online institution focused on helping adults complete their degrees and advance their careers. Excelsior contributes to the development of a diverse, educated, and career-ready society by valuing lifelong learning with an emphasis on serving individuals historically underrepresented in higher education. Founded in 1971, Excelsior meets students where they are — academically and geographically — removing obstacles to the educational goals of adults pursuing continuing education and degree completion. Our pillars include innovation, flexibility, academic excellence, and integrity.

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at SHRM.org and on Twitter @SHRM.