UOG Announces SHRM Competition Winners
Team "Rack 'Em Up" from left to right: Kevin Conlu, Edward dela Cruz, Seth Olmstead, and Samuel Mantanona
The University of Guam Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Student Chapter held its 2nd annual Student HR Competition on April 6 & April 14, 2018 at the School of Business and Public Administration. The two-part event featured more than 50 undergraduate students in teams of 4-5.
In the preliminary round held on April 6th, 10 student teams competed in an intense multiple choice Elimination Round. The top 5 teams from this round moved on to the Final Case Study Competition Round on April 14th. For this Final Round, teams were challenged to create a presentation addressing problems in the given HR case.
Taking first place, was the “Rack 'Em Up” team, with student members Kevin Conlu, Edward dela Cruz, Seth Olmstead, and Samuel Mantanona. In second place was team "Logic,” with student members Ryan Brown, Apiken Irons, James Yang, and Michael Topasna.
Team "Logic" from left to right: Ryan Brown, Apiken Irons, James Yang, and Michael Topasna
All the teams did exceptional jobs, and the judges (Ms. Joann Muna, GCC HR Director & SHRM Regional Coordinator; Ms. Charlotte Huntsman, G4S HR Director and incoming SHRM Guam President; Ms. Yolanda Padrones, Triple J HR Director and SHRM Guam VP of Membership; Ms. Daphne Leon Guerrero, IP&E HR Manager and SHRM Guam Treasurer; and Dr. John Rivera, UOG Faculty and SHRM Guam Student Liaison) were very impressed.
UOG SHRM Student Chapter wishes to thank:
Dr. Richard Colfax, SHRM Student Chapter Advisor
Dr. Joann Diego, SHRM Student Chapter Co-Advisor
Dr. John Rivera, SHRM Student Chapter Liaison
Daphne Leon Guerrero
Sponsors and Supporters, including:
SHRM Guam Professional Chapter
UOG School of Business and Public Administration
Bank of Guam
Westin Resort Guam