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Society for Human Resource Management - Western Illinois University Student Chapter

Founded in 1948, SHRM is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, SHRM is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 600 affiliated chapters within the United State.

As a local student chapter, our goal is to further the professional advancement of our members by providing leadership opportunities, HR knowledge, professional speakers, seminars, company tours, conferences, and several other hands-on HR experiences for our members.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at WIU is open to all majors. Anyone is welcome to join!

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  • Network with Human Resource (HR) Professionals
  • Listen to interesting presentations on HR topics
  • Find out about HR internships and jobs
  • Learn about HR certifications
  • Meet faculty and students
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Place membership on your resume


$5 per semester - Checks payable to: Western Illinois University

Macomb and QC meeting information, officers, and faculty advisors are detailed below.

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SHRM-Macomb Campus

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Macomb Meetings - Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

5:00 - 6:00 pm Stipes Hall 201

Wednesday, March 9

Game night

Wednesday March 23

Guest speaker

Wednesday, April 13

General meeting (elections for new officers)

Wednesday, April 27

Guest speaker

2015-2016 Macomb Officers

Taylor Turner President:

Rachel Wirt, Vice President:

Patrick Gorman, Vice President of Communications:

Cameron Stoewer, Treasurer:

Danielle Bojko, Secretary:

Aisha Dillard, Social Chair:

Allison Virzi, E-Board:

Macomb Faculty Advisor

Bruce Western, Instructor of Human Resource Management

Past Events

  • Concession stand at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Track meet
  • Illinois State University Student Conference and Games
  • DOT Food Tour
  • SHRM Case Competition Spring 2015
  • Regional Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Social at El Rancherito
  • Volunteering at the soup kitchen
  • Pella Tour
  • December Social at Larry A's


SHRM-Quad Cities Campus

Learn more at our Quad Cities web page.

QC Meetings

5:00 - 6:00 pm Riverfront 118

Thursday, January 28

Introductions; What is SHRM and Why Should I Be A Member?; Project Sign Up: T-Shirt Design, Food Drive, and Fundraiser

Tuesday, February 9

Organizational Planning; Officer updates and project updates

Thursday, February 18

Guest Speaker Adrienne Wheeler, PHR, Talent Acquisition and Development Manager, HNI Corporation-Success Planning Processes: Tools To Differentiate Talent Based on Performance and Potential

Tuesday, March 1

Guest Speaker Panel: Discussion with experts who are working as HR professionals in various areas at John Deere.

Thursday, March 10

Organizational Planning, Discuss upcoming officer elections, budget, and project updates.

Tuesday, March 29

Officer nominations due. Discuss upcoming officer elections, budget, HR magazine article and other ideas.

Thursday, April 7

Officer election and GRHRA Meet & Greet. Listen to candidates who wish to serve as our future SHRM student officers and vote. Meet board members from regional QC-SHRM, the Great River Human Resource Association.

Thursday, April 21

Riverfront Hall Room 103) WIU-QC Alumni Who Work in HR! Join us for an end-of-the-year celebration with alumni. This is an excellent networking event (food and drinks provided).

2015-2016 QC Officers

Damion Daily President:

Teah Shirk, Vice President:

Adam Moody, Treasurer:

Mayra Villalpando, Secretary:

QC Faculty Advisor

Susan Stewart, Professor of Human Resource Management