Random Act of Kindness: Kennesaw State University Professors

KENNESAW, Ga. -- At Kennesaw State University, two professors are not only teaching students the…

Georgia (Apr 25, 2014) — KENNESAW, Ga. -- At Kennesaw State University, two professors are not only teaching students the rigors of higher education but also the rewards of Random Acts of Kindness.


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As part of KSU's learning community for first year students, English professor Jeannie Beard teams up with Hillary Steiner, who teaches psychology, to encourage first-year students to spread happiness.

Students do everything from helping stranded motorists to collecting donations for the school's food bank and always encourage recipients to pay it forward.

In appreciation for their efforts, 11Alive surprised Jeannie and Hillary with a Random Act of Kindness of their own! Watch this 11 Alive news story by clicking on the link above.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu