Clubs and Organizations at Finlandia University

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.

Criminal Justice and Sociology Club (CJSOC)

Advisors: Dr.Richard Gee and Dr. Claudia Youakim
Student President: Thomas Kerr,
Student Vice-President: Chris Dennis,



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,
Student Leader: Jacob Miller,

Finlandia Accounting Club

Advisor: Angela Price,

First Year Honor Society

Advisor: Hilary Virtanen, and Erin Barnett,

Student Nurses Association

Advisor: Theresa Rajala-Halsey,

Black Student Union

Advisor: Lean Fogle,
Student Leader: Schwartzen Jarmond,
Facebook Page:
Mission: The Black Student Union Club is a place for ALL students to gather and exchange culture, ideas and experiences. With the diversity of our student population, other students can use to gain a better understanding of how other cultures live in order to better serve the community in which they represent and come from.

Young Women’s Caucus

Advisor: Phyllis Fredendall,

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,

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