CSUB is sending a team of business students from the School of Business and Public Administration to compete in the Regional HRGames in Reno, NV on March 20, 2010. The team, comprised of students, Amber Newsom, Adrian Nevarez and April Perreira, placed fifth in the California HRGames which were held at California State University, Bakersfield on February 27th. The top five teams move on to compete in the Regional Competition. Bakersfield will join the teams from CSU, Fresno and CSU, Sanislaus in representing California. Other teams in the Region will be from the states of Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
The February 27th event was the first collegiate competition hosted by CSU, Bakersfield. Twelve teams from six California State Universities participated including two from CSUB. Other universities represented were Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CSU Fresno, CSU Long Beach, and CSU Stanislaus.
"Enjoyable, informative, and exciting can only begin to describe how~awesome the CA~HRGames were. I can't wait to see what's in store for~Regionals," states Adrian Nevarez, CSUB team member.
The California HR Games event is an academic event designed to foster friendly competition among university students throughout California. The HR Games were designed to help students prepare for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam. The competition is based on a "Jeopardy" style format covering areas such as employment law, recruiting, staffing, compensation, benefits, unions, etc. The top scoring teams from the California competition move on to compete in the Regional HR Games.
For more information:Patty Keefer
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