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HRSPGC attains 2015 Receives Prestigious SHRM Award

    April 4, 2016

    Human Resource Society of Prince George's County
    Receives Prestigious SHRM Award
    for Advancing the HR Profession


    CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD, April 4, 2016 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Human Resource Society of Prince George's County (HRSPGC) its prestigious Gold EXCEL Award for the chapter's accomplishments in 2015.

    The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

    “SHRM rewards chapters and councils that demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing the human resources profession through service to the community, local networking and professional development activities,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Advancing the HR profession is at the heart of what SHRM does and HRSPGC's work this year helps us further showcase that mission.”

    The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that have to be met. HRSPGC will receive recognition in SHRM publications and conferences, a certificate of recognition, and a special banner to display at its meetings and events.

    HRSPGC prospered in 2015 accomplishing many of the goals set throughout the year.  They partnered with Prince George's County Public Schools for a career readiness expo, Prince George's Community College to offer SHRM certification courses, successfully supported the SHRM Foundation, and had a phenomenal year with the growth of membership.  In addition to being awarded the Gold EXCEL award they earned the statuses of SHRM Learning System Champion, SHRM Foundation Champion, and Superstar membership status.  The Human Resource Society of Prince George's County appreciates and thanks you for your contribution.

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    Media: For more information, contact Denise Keys of the Human Resource Society of Prince George's County at (301) 512-9310 and

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    About the Society for Human Resource Management

    Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society 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 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.