Press Release


September 9, 2015                                                             
Contact Information: Missy Kline, Content Manager, 

CUPA-HR Wildfire Program Offers Unique Opportunity to Early-Career Human Resources Professionals in Higher Education

Six members of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) have been selected to participate in the 2015-16 CUPA-HR Wildfire Program, a 12-month leadership development experience for early-career higher education human resource professionals. The six selected participants will have the opportunity to develop their professional skills through tailored learning experiences including mentorship, conference attendance and the development of articles and resources based on the insights they gain throughout the year.

Now in its second year, the program received more than 130 applications. Participants were selected based on their interest in and commitment to the program and on the HR strengths and areas for development they identified on the program application.

Join us in congratulating these participants on their selection for the 2015-16 CUPA-HR Wildfire Program:

Alisha Arnold, Human Resource Assistant Advanced, College of Letters & Science Administration, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bel Campos, Human Resources Administrator, Quinnipiac University

Jaylyn Corna, Recruiter, Franklin University

Sarah B. Deitz, EEO – Employee Relations Specialist, University of Louisville

Stephanie Kelly, HR Director, College of Arts & Media, University of Colorado Denver

Adrienne Preddie, Training Specialist, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana-Central Office

 CUPA-HR is higher ed HR. We serve higher education by providing the knowledge, resources, advocacy and connections to achieve organizational and workforce excellence. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and serving more than 19,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at more than 1,900 member organizations around the country and abroad, the association offers learning and professional development programs, higher education salary and benefits data, extensive online resources and just-in-time regulatory and legislative information.