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Professional Associations

Society of Human Resource Management at LSUS

PURPOSE: The Society for Human Resources Management's Student Program began in 1965 to promote mutually beneficial interaction between HRM students and practitioners.  Since chartering its first chapter over four decades ago, the student program has experienced tremendous growth.  The program now includes over 430 affiliated student chapters and nearly 11,000 student members including our chapter here at LSUS.  

ACTIVITIES: The Red Hanger Fundraiser, Spring Fling, Fall Fest, Spring HR Conference, NWLA SHRM Luncheons; SHRM has many opportunities for student members including networking with local HR and business professionals, scholarships, internships, job shadowing, a a planned Spring conference.  These opportunities put you directly in contact with HR professionals who are among an organization's gatekeepers.  Networking with these professionals and drawing on their professional experience can only help you to develop the necessary skills to hep you land that perfect job.  See our board outside room BE 104, or  email us at for more information.  

Meeting Time: 11 a.m. (Common Hour) Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Wednesday, October 8, 2014 and Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
Meeting Place: BE 104

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Open to all majors - HR major is NOT required for membership. Currently enrolled as a student in the School of Business at LSUS. Attend group functions and meetings to better the organizations and enhance your student experience.

DUES: $10 per semester or $15 per academic year; OPTIONAL - $35 annual for NWLA SHRM Membership

CONTACT: Zach Ortner
Phone: 318-547-0980

Advisor: Dr. Felice Williams
Advisor Email:
Advisor Department/Office: Management/Marketing
Advisor Phone Number: (318) 795-2473

President: Zach Ortner

Secretary: Amber Pesson

Treasurer: Jennifer Baldwin

SOC Representative: Amber Pesson

Organization's Website Link:

Related Links:

National SHRM:

HR Certification Institute website:

SHRM Foundation website:

SHRM Student Programs website:

SHRM Student Awards & Scholarships website:

SHRM Student Career Center website:

Sponsoring SHRM Professional Chapter website: