SAND: Staff Appreciation and Development

The SAND Committee was established within Academic Affairs in the summer of 2000 to develop the following programs for staff.  SAND is now one of the President’s Initiatives and has been expanded to serve staff campus wide.

  • Staff development - to offer and promote professional growth opportunities
  • Staff recognition/appreciation - to promote collegiality and recognize individuals for their work and efforts
  • Social activities - to host social events to network with colleagues, building camaraderie among staff and departments

SAND Communications

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Comments & Suggestions for SAND

If you have a comment, suggestion, or recommendation for the Staff Appreciation & Development Committee, please go to our Comments & Suggestion Page.

Announcements Bulletin Board

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