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Contact: Angey Saucier
Date: 3/15/04
 
SLU’S SHRM HOSTS STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE MARCH 26
      HAMMOND --  The Southeastern Louisiana University chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will host the first ever Louisiana SHRM Student Leadership Conference Friday, March 26 in room 125 of the University Center.
      Sponsored by Southeastern's Student Government Association, the conference will provide a unique opportunity for Southeastern students to interact with human resource majors from other universities as well as human resource professionals. Participating schools are Southeastern, Louisiana State University, University of New Orleans, Nicholls State University and Louisiana State University-Shreveport. 
      “Both students as well as professionals will benefit from the educational programs as well as networking opportunities,” said Carl Phillips,  faculty advisor for the Southeastern chapter of SHRM. “Session topics have been carefully selected to benefit both students as well as professionals.” 
      Topics will include “Developing and Implementing a Culture and Climate of Leadership, Respect, Teamwork, and Personal Responsibility”; “2004 Legislative Update”; “Leading by Example...Not by Words! ‘Non-Verbal Communication Skills for Successful HR Leaders’”; and “Year One: The Transition From School to Work.”
      Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m with sessions running through 2:45 p.m. The conference is free for SHRM members and $10 for non-SHRM members. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
      For more information, contact Phillips at 985-549-3081 or Chad Murray at 985-549-2051. Those interested in attending should RSVP to shrm@selu.edu by March 19.