Rutgers HR Student Group To Host Conference On The Business Of HR

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March 25, 2013

WHAT: The award-winning Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM), a chapter of the National Society for Human Resource Management, is hosting its annual conference on March 27, 2013. RU SHRM will bring together more than 200 top executive business leaders, human resource professionals, graduate students, and Rutgers’ expert HR faculty and staff to discuss current issues affecting the field of HR. The 9th annual event is focused on “the business of HR” and will look at the economic and global community, with the goal of strengthening HR’s strategic positions within organizations.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 27, 2013, 8:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Rutgers’ Livingston Student Center
              84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854

WHO: The opening ceremony will include keynote addresses by:

  • Vicky Creamer, Vice President, Human Resources, IBM Services Delivery, IBM
  • Michael Ehret, Vice President, Leadership Development and Learning, Johnson & Johnson
  • Lisa Calicchio, Vice President, Global Recruiting, Covance
  • Stephen Gillooly, Director, HR Transformation, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Tara Favors, Executive Director Talent Development, Morgan Stanley
  • Meredith Lubitz, Vice President Talent Development, Dow Jones

Panelists from Bank of America:

  • George Rinehart, FVP, Human Resources, Bank of America
  • Lisa Benaroch, SVP, Human Resource Executive, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Bank of America

Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) is the Rutgers University (RU) graduate student chapter of the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is affiliated with Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR). Joining RU SHRM is about helping students network, develop as an HR Professional, and gain HR employment.

Rutgers' School of Management and Labor Relations is the leading source of expertise on the world of work, building effective and sustainable organizations, and the changing employment relationship. The school is comprised of two departments—one focused on all aspects of strategic human resource managementand the other dedicated to the social science specialties related to labor studies and employment relations. In addition, SMLR provides many continuing education and certificate programs taught by world-class researchers and expert practitioners. For more information, visit

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