PR # 20 August 26, 2008
RVCC PROFESSOR RECEIVES PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
Melanie Morris of High Bridge, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) associate professor of Business Law, has earned certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR).
The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that Morris possesses the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating a mastery of the body of knowledge in the field.
?Certification as a human resource professional clearly demonstrates a commitment to personal excellence and to the human resource profession,? said Mary Power, executive director of the HR Certification Institute.
To become certified, an applicant must pass a comprehensive examination and demonstrate a strong background of professional human resource experience.
The HR Certification Institute is the credentialing body for human resource professionals and is affiliated with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest organization dedicated exclusively to the human resource profession. The Institute's purpose is to promote the establishment of professional standards and to recognize professionals who meet those standards.
Morris has been an SHRM member since 2001.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .