PSU HRMA Weekly News (2/10/09)

Welcome to the weekly PSU HRMA blog.
We provide weekly updates on current PSU HRMA related events and information.

PSU HRMA Speaker Meeting

Wellness as a strategy to control rising health care costs
Speaker: Tanya Barham

Wednesday, February 11th
Smith room 296

Open to all majors. Refreshments provided.

Valentine's Day Rose Sale

Click Here to view a PDF file of the Rose Sale Order Form

Completed rose order forms can be dropped off at the SBA Faculty Services front desk in room 560.

All rose orders (with payment) must be in by
Wednesday, February 11th at 3:30pm.

There are various ways to help out with this event including collecting orders, preparing orders and delivering orders.

*Remember that you are considered an active member by volunteering for PSU HRMA. This is important for members wanting to receive funding towards the SHRM Conference.

E-mail Renee at if you would like additional information.

Golf Tournament Committee Meeting

Monday, February 16th
4:00pm - 5:00pm
SBA room 270

Everyone is invited to attend.

*This is our primary fundraiser for members attending the SHRM Conference.
Volunteering at the PHRMA Golf Tournament is a requirement for members attending the SHRM Conference.

E-mail if you would like to be part of the PHRMA Golf Tournament Committee.

February PHRMA Lunch Program
Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Sustainability: HR's Leadership Role

Speaker: SHRM's Director of International Programs, Howard A. Wallack, GPHR

Monday, February 25th
11:00am - 1:30pm
Double Tree Hotel at Lloyd Center (1000 NE Multnomah)

*We already have enough volunteers for the luncheon but are negotiating a student rate so that interested students can attend the luncheon at a discounted rate.

This is a great way to become involved within PSU HRMA. By volunteering at or attending a Lunch sponsored by the Portland Human Resource Management Association you will have the oppportunity to interact with HR Professionals in the Portland area.

If you are interested in attending the luncheon, e-mail with the subject line: Attend February PHRMA Lunch.

Stephanie Hunt
VP External Relations

Job Shadow Week for PSU HRMA Members

Register now to Job Shadow an HR Professional for two to four hours during our job shadow week held Monday, February 23rd - Friday, February 27th.

This is an opportunity for you to see first hand what the daily life of a Human Resources professional is like and to obtain insights about the field of Human Resources.

We need to schedule job shadow appointments as soon as possible.

Please e-mail if you would like to register for a job shadow with a HR Professional.

Kerensa Loucks
VP Internal Relations

Tips of the Week for
the School of Business Administration

Spring 2009 Registration Dates

*Note: registration begins at 8:00am

Graduates and Postbac Graduates: Monday 2/16/2009

Seniors: Wednesday 2/18/2009

Postbac Undergraduates: Monday 2/23/2009

Juniors: Wednesday 2/25/2009

Sophomores: Monday 3/02/2009

Freshman: Wednesday 3/04/2009

Quick Entry/SBA Non-Admit Day: Monday 3/09/2009

21st Annual Career Information Day

Wednesday, February 18th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Smith 3rd Floor Ballroom

This annual event is sponsored by the PSU Career Center.
Employers share career and job-related information with PSU students and alumni.

For more information visit:

Blog updated by: Kerensa Loucks, VP Internal Relations - PSU HRMA