First Graduate Competition Team Represented at SHRM Conference

For release:  October 1, 2018

Tyler Stegall and Stephanie Hendrix represented the Fogelman College of Business and Economics as the first graduate competition team for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference in September 2018. They responded to a HR case with a comprehensive and innovative solution and impressed the judges with HR knowledge. Kathy Tuberville, Director of the Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center said, "We are very proud of them and how they represented the college so well!"

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is a professional organization dedicated to the professional advancement of human resource (HR) management. The University of Memphis Student Chapter of SHRM provides innovative programming for students to learn more about the HR profession and network with local HR professionals via professional chapter meetings, seminars, job shadowing, and internships. Through regular meetings on campus, SHRM student members learn about the importance of career development in the HR field and, upon graduation, leave the University of Memphis with valuable networking contacts and industry knowledge.