Category: Strategic Human Resource Management

Graduation Story: Sarah Hayes

Sarah Hayes

We asked graduates to share their journey to graduation. Here is what Sarah Hayes (Strategic Human Resources) had to say in her own words… My kids, Josie and Eli, were 6 and 4 when I started my master’s degree. They’re now 11 and 9. Over the course of my degree, I worked full-time and went [...]

Graduation Story: Brandy King-Cutler

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We asked graduates to share their journey to graduation. Here is what Brandy King-Cutler (Strategic Human Resources) had to say in her own words… It took me five years to complete my master’s. Like most of us, I juggle a job, a family and normal everyday life complications that compete for my attention. But there [...]

Graduation Story: Leslie DeVera-Duncan

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We asked graduates to share their journey to graduation. Here is what Leslie DeVera-Duncan (Strategic Human Resources) had to say in her own words… Many years ago when my mother was in her 50s, she walked down the aisle at Western Michigan University to receive her Masters of Science diploma. She did this as a Senior [...]

University College Receives HRCI Certification for the Ninth Year in a Row

HRCI Certificate

For the ninth year in a row, University College at the University of Denver has earned HRCI certification and will again be considered an HR Certification Institute Approved Provider. According to the HRCI website, more than 145,000 HR professionals in over 100 countries are HRCI certified, making it the world’s highest standard for HR professionals. [...]

University College Receives HRCI Certificate

HRCI Certificate

For the eighth year in a row, University College at the University of Denver has earned HRCI certification and will again be considered an HR Certification Institute Approved Provider. This is the world’s highest standard for HR professionals, according to the HRCI website. “This certification provides our students with courses, certificates, and an HR degree [...]

What I Learned About Diversity by Clowning Around

Human Resources

You wouldn’t expect a middle-age, middle-class, executive to be a clown.  It doesn’t seem like an “executive” or “middle” thing to do.  Yet I have relished the experience several times in community parades.  For one evening a year, I have the opportunity to be someone else and interact with my community in a completely different [...]

HR Trends to Watch in 2014

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Many human resources trends have occurred over the past decade: more online recruiting, change in expectations of HR professionals, a shift toward millennial employees, and the rise of technology. Think about it, the iPhone didn’t even exist ten years ago! With all of the typical changes businesses encounter day-to-day and year-to-year, they’ve also had to [...]

Welcome to the SHRM Blog!

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Welcome to the Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) blog. I am Pat Greer, the new academic director for this program. The former director, Amy Kelsall, will focus her efforts on the Organizational and Professional Communication program. I have many years of experience in human resource management, and achieved my PHR (professional in human resources) about [...]

University College Attends Annual SHRM Conference

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University College was representing at the Strategic Human Resource Management conference this week in Atlanta, where nearly 15,000 people attended the annual event. The 2012 conference focused on a global HR perspective and featured a global lounge, activities, dinners, and presentations—including a speech by University of Denver alumnus Condoleezza Rice. Dr. Rice spoke at length [...]

Welcome to Strategic Human Resource Management

Strategic Human Resource Management at University College

I extend a warm and sincere welcome to all prospective, new, and current students in the Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) program. Human Resource professionals today are encountering global change. They are striving for strategic business partnerships and are playing critical roles in planning the success of all people within their organizations. We are proud [...]