Clubs and Organizations

Finlandia University students participate in a wide variety of student-run clubs and organizations. Students wishing to form a club or organization should submit a proposal to the Student Senate ( using the guidelines below. Approved clubs/organization may request startup funding or funding for special events by submitting a proposal for funding to the Student Senate.

Please note the below forms are in the process of being updated for the 2016-17 academic year.


Finlandia Business Club

Advisor: Kevin Manninen,

Mission: The Finlandia Business Club provides students with the opportunity to interact with business leaders, experts and entrepreneurs by inviting guest speakers to campus and hosting other activities that enhance the experiential learning of  Finlandia students. The FBC also takes a leading role in organizing the Keweenaw Job Fair every spring.

Servant Leadership House

Advisor: Rene Johnson,

Physical Therapist Assistant

Advisor: Geri Hawley,
Advisor: Cam Williams,
Student Leader: Jacob Miller,

Finlandia Accounting Club

Advisor: Angela Price,

First Year Honor Society

Advisor: Hilary Virtanen,
Advisor: Erin Barnett,

Student Nurses Association

Advisor: Theresa Rajala-Halsey,

Helsinki Slang

Advisor: Mark Lounibos,
Student Leader: Max Malone,

Black Student Union

Advisor: Lean Fogle,
Student Leader: Schwartzen Jarmond,

Mission: The Black Student Union (BSU) is a diverse group that welcomes people off all walks of life. Our goal is to get the students of Finlandia together to experience cultural differences in a positive and fundamental way. We hope to make an impact in the way people view the African American community as a whole.

Young Women’s Caucus

Advisor: Phyllis Fredendall,
Student Leader: Shelby Winter,

Campus Ministry

Advisor: Soren Schmidt,

Curling Club

Advisor: Soren Schmidt,

Criminal Justice

Advisor: Richard Gee,
Student Leader: Caryn Beitz,

Shout Out

Advisor: Soren Schmidt,
Student Leader: Chelsea Blanck,

Hispanic Student Union

Advisor: Richard Gee,
Student Leader: Jesus Vasquez,

Finlandia ROAR Student Newspaper 

Student Leader: Rachel LaMotte,

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