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Staff Appreciation aNd Development Committee (SAND)

SAND is a Campus Climate initiative that serves all staff campus-wide. The SAND Committee was established within  in 2000 to develop the following programs as a benefit to all staff:

  • 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

Who is SAND? 

The SAND Committee includes members of the staff community from across campus. Members assist with the planning, hosting, and marketing of SAND events and opportunities. SAND is a group of likeminded individuals with a commitment to Campus Climate and making CSUSM a place where people love to come to work. 

Learn more about the current committee members, and to learn more about SAND and its programming, refer to the latest edition of the SAND Newsletter.

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How can I get involved?


If you have a comment, suggestion, or recommendation for the Staff Appreciation aNd Development Committee, please email anyone on the committee.