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Welcome to the HRACC!

WE ARE a local chapter and affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and are kicking off our 49th year!  Whether you are new to the HR field or a veteran, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development, and continued support of excellence in the Human Resources field.

"To become the premier resource for the Human Resource profession 
in Centre County and surrounding area."

"To create a safe and confidential space to share and to gain greater knowledge
for your job in Human Resources

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for upcoming events in Happy Valley and the surrounding areas.  

Lastly, to better serve you, we are always desiring to hear from our members or those unsure of becoming members.  Please feel free to personally reach out to myself or any other member of the board.  As many of us know, HR is a service oriented role and that extends into the HRACC as well.

See you soon!
Jonathan Hetler
President of the Board

Upcoming Events

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  • January 31, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
    PA CareerLink Mifflin County MCIDC Plaza Bldg. 58 6395 SR 103 North Lewistown, PA 17044

    Employee Retention

    This meeting will be offered in the format of a presenter-led roundtable discussion. The presenter is Allison Baxter, Staff Development and Training Coordinator for Foxdale Village. 

    Some of the topics to be discussed include:

    • Recruitment...
  • February 7, 2017 - 7:30am to 9:00am
    Foxdale Village 500 E. Marylyn Ave, State College, PA

    Dealing with Negativity

    As and HR professional, we are often the "complaints" department.  This session will discuss how we deal with conflict and negativity.  How do we have healthy discussion and debate and remain civil and helpful to our co-workers?  How to we care for ourselves as...

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