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Graduates From LEARN's Programs Celebrate In Joint Ceremony

On May 11, 2012, students from the Union Leadership Academy (ULA), Employment Law for Union Representatives, and NJ Public Sector Labor Relations programs graduated during

a joint ceremony held at the Labor Education Center. Professor Tracy Chang, director of LEARN, and Professor Adrienne Eaton, chair of the Department of Labor Studies

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On May 11, 2012, students from the Union Leadership Academy (ULA), Employment Law for Union Representatives, and NJ Public Sector Labor Relations programs graduated during a joint ceremony held at the Labor Education Center.

HR Leaders Graduate from Global Master’s Program

On April 19, ten human resource professionals proudly graduated from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL). The graduates, their family, corporate sponsors, and SMLR professors gathered at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel Ballroom in New York to celebrate this milestone.

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On April 19, 10 human resource professionals proudly graduated from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL).

GEMHRL Alumni & Students Explore Trends in Executive Compensation & HR Transformation

Approximately 20 current students, corporate sponsors, and alumni from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL) gathered at the Benjamin Hotel in New York on April 20 to discuss trends in executive compensation and human resource (HR) transformation. Charles Tharp, Ph.D., chief executive officer at the

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“What’s real pay and what do you do to earn it?” Charles Tharp asked approximately 20 current students, corporate sponsors, and alumni from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL). Tharp and Michael Chivers ’06 were guest speakers.

SMLR’s 9th Annual Convocation

Congratulations to the Class of 2012!


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Approximately 310 SMLR students and 2,500 guests gathered in the Louis Brown Athletic Center on May 12, 2012 to celebrate the school’s 9th annual Convocation. Dean Susan J. Schurman, the presiding officer, and SMLR’s faculty proudly acknowledged the hard work of students within the school’s undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in HRM and LSER.

First Recipients Of Pamela Sue Schmidt Award Announced

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RUTGERS ANNOUNCES FIRST RECIPIENTS OF PAMELA SUE SCHMIDT AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

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Mario Tano, a resident of West New York, and Norman Wright, a New Brunswick resident, are named the first recipients of the Pamela Sue Schmidt Award for Outstanding Service to the Community.

SMLR Students Receive Awards & Honors for Academic Achievement

SMLR students were recently honored as academic scholars during Rutgers University’s 2012 Academic Excellence Award and Phi Beta Kappa ceremonies.

Ten SMLR sophomores received the University’s Academic Excellence Award at an honorary event held at the College Avenue Gym on April 22. The scholars were recognized for being among the top 10% of sophomores from all schools at Rutgers’ New Brunswick/Piscataway location. Award recipients were chosen based on their grade point average.

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More than a dozen SMLR students were recently honored as academic scholars during Rutgers University’s 2012 Academic Excellence Award and Phi Beta Kappa ceremonies.

"Social Change" Class Occupies New Location During Tent State University

Beneath one of the many white tents residing outdoors at Voorhees Mall during the annual Tent State University, approximately 40 undergraduate students explored fundraising strategies in Professor Janice Fine’s course, “Organizing For Social Change.” The class gathered within the event’s makeshift town hall on April 18, 2012 to listen as Professor Fine and Marjorie Fine, veteran fundraiser and principal consultant and trainer at The Linchpin Campaign, lead the training session.

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Beneath one of the many white tents residing outdoors at Voorhees Mall during the annual Tent State University, approximately 40 undergraduate students explored fundraising strategies in Professor Janice Fine’s course, “Organizing For Social Change.”

SMLR Students and Alumni Proudly Represented During Rutgers Day 2012

Approximately 75,000 New Jersey residents came out to attend the University's annual celebration of Rutgers Day.

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Approximately 75,000 New Jersey residents came out to attend the University's annual celebration of Rutgers Day. From young, future participants in the world of work to older, seasoned workers, many people stopped by SMLR's location to discover our offerings.

NEW STUDY: PUBLIC POLICIES INCREASE WORKERS’ ACCESS TO PAID PARENTAL LEAVE

April 30, 2012

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RUTGERS STUDY: PUBLIC POLICIES INCREASE WORKERS’ ACCESS TO PAID PARENTAL LEAVE, LINKED TO LESS RELIANCE ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

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A new study by Rutgers' Center for Women and Work and the National Partnership for Women & Families presents an important analysis for policymakers concerned both with the economic security of families and the economic position of the United States.

RU SHRM Conference “Takes Stock in HR”

The stock market, economy, and global community have experienced increased volatility, creating optimal time for human resource (HR) professionals to assess the strategic role played in this new economy.

RU SHRM Conference

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On March 30, Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) addressed changes in the HR field during its 8th annual business conference, “Taking Stock in HR: Buy or Sell,” which was held in the Rutgers Livingston Student Center. Approximately 240 HR professionals, SMLR human resource management (HRM) students, professors, and alumni attended the event ...