HRD News and Events

Annual Networking Reception

Annual Networking Reception

Each year the HRD Graduate Program and VU SHRM host a Networking Reception and Panel Discussion. Past panels have discussed topics including succession planning, multigenerational workforce issues, and executive HR roles.


HRD Corner Blog

Our blog is an online community for all members of the Graduate Programs in Human Resource Development: students, alumni, faculty, and friends. Features include spotlights on our students, faculty and HR professionals from around the world, updates on the program, and much more!


Webinar Series

Our new webinar series provides students, faculty, and alumni an interactive and convenient way to keep up-to-date with HR topcis and trends. Past recordings are now available and stay tuned for our fall series announcement!


Professional HR Associations

Many of our faculty, students, and alumni are members of professional HR Associations throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. These groups are a fantastic opportunity for students to expand their networks and participate in educational events and seminars.

Collaborative Events

Throughout the year students and faculty members participate in events primarily with HR groups on and off-campus.

Our programs sponsor monthly meetings at a variety of local HR Chapters as well as larger networking events in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Yearly events have included sponsoring or volunteering at the following:


Graduate Open House

The 2014 Fall Graduate Open House will be held on Tuesday, October 21st from 5-7pm. All attendees at the Open House will have their application fee waived for programs offered through Graduate Studies.