Society for Human Resource Management

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The purpose of The University of Akron Chapter is to acquaint students considering a future in business, with the field of human resource management. We strive to keep students aware of new developments in the field of human resource management. Our members will strive to adhere to the Code of Ethics of SHRM.


Professional Speakers, Networking Events, Company Tours, Akron Area SHRM Meetings


To be eligible for membership into the University of Akron SHRM, you must attend at least 2 meetings per semester and participate in local SHRM events. There is not a fee to be a member of the University of Akron SHRM and membership to be a National SHRM student member is only $35. Those eligible for membership must be currently enrolled students at The University of Akron and must be in good standing with the university with at least a 2.0 GPA. Please contact President Leah Krause at for more information.


  • President: Leah Krause
  • Vice President: Karli Utt
  • Treasurer: Rachel Smith
  • Secretary: Sienna Oswalt
  • Recruitment/Outreach Chairperson: Chelsie Zickefoose


  • 2013-2014 Superior Merit Award Recipient