Are You Ready to #RAK16? – Spread Random Acts of Kindness with Us This April!

Imagine walking up to a vending machine, desperate for a chocolate bar, and lo and behold – there’s 4 quarters taped to the glass! There’s also a note that says – You’ve been RAKed! Enjoy your next snack on me. #RAK14.  Wouldn’t that feel amazing? Even more amazing – you could be the person leaving […]

What We Can Learn About Being a Great Community Member From Man’s Best Friend

Being a Great Community Member

Did you wonder why dogs have a shorter lifespan in comparison to humans?  Well, it’s because they understand important life concepts a lot sooner than most of the human population.  Our furry friends do not seem to care about the big things, but rather notice the little acts of kindness that make life worth living. […]

Small Talk, Big Impact for New Students

Small Talk, Big Impact for New Students

Over the weekend, I spent time with my boyfriend’s brothers and close friends at a BBQ. I always have a great time hanging out with this group, though I don’t know a lot of the people too closely yet. I am still, to many of them, a new addition to the group. Luckily for me, […]

Put a Little Love in Your…Student Centers

You walk into your student center on your way to the cafeteria, and you see a student running across the lobby and jumping into the arms of another student, amidst exclamations of joy. The biggest smiles you have ever seen seem permanently stuck to their faces as they squeeze their eyes tight, and their arms […]

A Look at This Year’s Random Acts of Kindness Day #RAK15

Thank you all so much for your incredible contributions to Random Acts of Kindness Day 2015. We loved seeing everyone from students to professionals get in the spirit of giving and sharing. Your random acts left us all inspired to continue spreading the love and living for and with others, and that’s what RAK Day is all about. Take […]

Be Kind: Random Acts of Kindness Day Over at Student Leader Collective

Be Kind: Random Acts of Kindness Day Over at Student Leader Collective

The Student Leader Collective is a community of ours that we are very proud of. If you’re a student leader, you need to check it out! On Monday, April 7, SLC will be hosting Random Acts of Kindness Day, aka #RAK14. Just like we did #FreeHugs last year, you can pledge to do random acts […]

Random Acts on Campus

Random Acts on Campus

Sometimes it’s the actions where we expect nothing in return that give the greatest value. Jennifer Foster of Florence, AZ was visiting Times Square with her husband on Nov. 14 when they saw a shoeless man asking for change. She writes, “Right when I was about to approach, one of your officers came up behind […]