17 Days of Kindness

Wednesday, April 28 - Friday May 14

Kindness Social Media Campaign

Do a random act of kindness or volunteer in the community, snag a pic and post it with #shipspreadskindness


Tuesday, May 11

Thank You Reflection Activity & Poster For President Carter: 1PM-3PM CUB Great Hall

Has someone impacted your life? Write a thank you letter to a ship community member and participate in decorating a poster for President Carter.

For more information contact:  Scott Brown at sdbrown@ship.edu

Wednesday, May 12

Lavender Graduation: 5:30PM in Memorial Auditorium

Lavender Graduation (or Lav Grad for short) is an annual ceremony conducted to honor LGBTQIA2S+ students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. All students, including cisgender, heterosexual students, are welcome to partake in the celebration. 

Students and staff who are interested in participating should fill out the form

For more information contact:  Pride Center at

Thursday, May 13

School Supply Drive: Local Elementary School

Boxes will be placed at the CUB Info Desk collecting school supplies that will be donated to local elementary and middle schools. Supplies requested: pencils, crayons, disinfecting wipes, glue sticks, folders, looseleaf.

For more information contact:  Alex Karlheim at community@ship.edu

Friday, May 14

Closing Food Drive

On-campus students will be able to donate food in the end of the year collection. Check out your residence hall to find instructions on what is being collected.

For more information contact: Jen Milburn at (jsmilburn@ship.edu)

Boxes of food for food drive


Thank You for Participating in 17 Days Of Kindness

We hope you use #shipspreadskindness and give back to the community in a variety of different ways over these 17 days! Thank you, President Carter for your vision and valuing a Ship community that give back to others.

For more information on the 17 Days of Kindness Series - Please contact: