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Boost morale at your college or university

Empower faculty, staff, students (& even alums!) to celebrate each other with a plan designed for Higher Ed. Try Elevate, by Kudoboard, today.

Trusted by colleges and universities everywhere

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The University of Arizona logo
Grinnell College logo
Yale logo
Rice logo
University of Michigan logo
The University of Arizona logo
Grinnell College logo
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Drive engagement in higher education

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Milestones & Moments

Replace the card that’s passed around and signed on birthdays, work anniversaries, farewells, etc.

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Events & Campaigns

Bring colleagues together to recognize company milestones, holiday-themed initiatives, etc.

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Recognition & Engagement

Empower teammates to send each other back-and-forth thank you cards to spread the love

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Additional inspirations

Looking for more ideas? Here are additional inspirations for how higher ed systems use Kudoboard.

Invite professors, fellow students, family, and alumni to create a congratulatory Kudoboard for the graduating class.

Invite your staff to collaborate on a note of thanks to a prominent donor.

Create a recognition board to recognize an outstanding student, staff member, or alum and invite others to post congratulatory notes.

If you’re looking for a way to commemorate your class for an upcoming reunion, Kudoboard is a perfect fit — your class’s years in school will come to life as shared memories and photos fill up the board.

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Make the appreciation even more special

Create a more lasting memory they can watch for years to come – or a gift card for something right now.

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Print your Kudoboard

Print a Kudoboard as a beautiful, hard-bound book or poster — we can ship in the U.S. or internationally.

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Play as slideshow

You can also play an online slideshow of the Kudoboard – perfect for displaying at an in-person event.

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Gift cards

Attach gift funds on certain boards that recipients can redeem for a Visa gift card, store cards (like Amazon, Best Buy), etc.

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  • Kudoboard is a fast way to engage your team and come together to celebrate, recognize or let team members know that they’re being thought of. We use it regularly.

    Ali M. Director, People Experience Enterprise
  • It is helping us acknowledge our staff for the great work they do!

    Jakki T. Small-Business Owner
  • I love how easy it is to quickly set up a board to celebrate a milestone or accomplishment. The fact is that I’m more likely to get it done BECAUSE it’s so quick and simple.

    Heather I. Director of Annual Giving & Events Non-Profit Organization Management

Highlights for higher education systems

Improve connection, sense of belonging, and morale

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Boost the faculty & staff experience

From birthdays & work anniversaries to onboardings & farewells, Kudoboard enables teammates to appreciate each other.

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Unlimited boards & creators

With a Business Plan, any user on your system can start a new Kudoboard and invite contributors to boost employee happiness!

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Public events

Open up certain boards to allow the external community (i.e. non-employees) to post, with robust moderation and content filtering tools in place.

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Group appreciation or 1-1

Invite many people to celebrate a moment that matters or send direct recognition between you and a colleague.

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Tagging, likes, & comments

Create Shout Out boards or company events where users can tag each other, add comments, and like people’s posts.

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Custom branding and subdomain

Add your logo, create custom board backgrounds, and host your site on a private, branded subdomain.

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Access controls

Solely for internal employees or shareable on social media? Open for editing forever or locked after delivery? With a Business Plan, you have the controls necessary to make sure the right users have appropriate access.

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Integrations with Slack and MS Teams

Easily integrate Kudoboard with your team’s communication platforms to invite, tag others, or deliver your group cards.


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