from left, are Caitlin Guindon, Meghan Walsh,
Cheryl Strenger and Karli Wagner
SU students win
regional business competition
Shippensburg University students won the 2013 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Northeast
Regional Case Competition over the weekend.
Earning the first-ever
victory in this event were Caitlin
Guindon, Cheryl Strenger, Karli Wagner and Meghan Walsh.
Dr. Dr. Vicki Fairbanks Taylor, associate professor of management and
marketing, and SHRM chapter adviser, the competition was March 15 and 16 at the University of Delaware. Teams
of students from undergraduate and graduate programs in the Northeast gathered
for the two-day conference and regional case competition where they competed in
both oral and written presentations for the grand prize of $2,500 cash and
complimentary team registration to the 2013 SHRM Annual Conference and
Exposition in Chicago.
were evaluated based on the team’s ability to analyze the information presented
in the case, and clearly and effectively communicate a recommended course of
According to the SHRM website, the
organization is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource
management. It represents more than 260,000 members in more than 140 countries
and serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the
HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated
chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India
and United Arab Emirates, the website said.