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Amherst Appreciations

The Amherst Appreciations Program aims to help create a tangible culture of appreciation, in big and small ways. Learn about our variety of awards and fun ways to say “Thank you!”

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Staff & Faculty Community Gatherings

Amherst offers opportunities for staff and other campus community members to get together throughout the year.

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Employee Council

Elected by staff, the Employee Council promotes staff visibility, fosters a supportive work environment, and provides avenues for staff to participate in policy making.

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College Staff Meetings

President Michael A. Elliott and other members of senior staff regularly address staff on what's happening on campus and respond to questions submitted by staff related to the all aspects of campus life.

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Colleague Resource Groups

The mission of Colleague Resource Groups (CRGs) is to create an affirming gathering space for all staff and faculty interested in sharing identities, experiences and/or interests.