Dr. King was a vibrant and dynamic leader for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement. Finlandia University and the local community have combined efforts to renew discussions about equality [...]
Nicole Newman was the keynote speaker for Finlandia’s second annual MLK Day of Service.
Finlandia University students weren’t in class today, but that didn’t stop them from having an incredible learning opportunity. Maybe one of the most important kinds of lessons to learn. That’s because they instead focused on what it means to provide service to their community as the university celebrated its second annual MLK Day of Service.
“The positive energy was evident on campus today,” said Erin Barnett, Director [...]
Since its inception as a national holiday in 1983, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has been a time for citizens of the United States and of all nations to celebrate the memory of one of the civil rights movement’s most influential figures, and to spend the day in service, working together towards building and improving our communities.
This year marks Finlandia University’s second annual MLK Day of Service, a day marked by events of remembrance and community involvement in keeping [...]
Monday morning at 10 a.m. all students, faculty and staff from Finlandia University are invited to the Finnish American Heritage Center for one of the most exciting events of the second annual MLK Day of Service – the keynote speaker! This year’s speaker is Nicole Newman.
Newman is a native the Washington D.C. area and a proud graduate of Trinity University (Washington D.C.) with a degree in Political Science. She is also an AmeriCorps Vista Alumna. Newman has spent time [...]
“As of right now we have 19 service sites needing over 130 students available for students to volunteer at,” said René Johnson, a member of the Equity and Diversity Committee at FinnU. “This should make for a great day here at Finlandia University.”