Staff Appreciation aNd Development Committee (SAND)
SAND is a Presidential Initiative that serves all staff campus-wide. The SAND Committee was established within Academic Affairs 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
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.