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Alpha Lambda Delta 2019 Initiation Ceremony is March 21

March 16, 2019

The Finlandia University Chapter of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society will initiate its 2019 members on Thursday, March 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew.

This event is free and open to the public. Initiates are encouraged to invite their academic advisors, family, friends and athletic coaches. Founded in 2015 by Dean of Students & Enrollment Erin Barnett, the Finlandia University chapter serves to recognize the hard work of first-year students and to provide them a network for public service, social and academic programming, and scholarship funding opportunities. Full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade point average in their first semester of college are eligible to join.

The organization is co-advised by Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen and Dr. Richard Gee. For more information, contact Dr. Virtanen at hilary.virtanen@finlandia.edu.

Mission of Alpha Lambda Delta

The mission of Alpha Lambda Delta is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year in institutions of higher education, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society. Learn more at nationalald.org.

2019 ALD Initiates

  • Addie Budzinski
  • Riley Burton
  • David Carlson
  • Frannette Fernandez
  • Kayla Godin 
  • Maia Haske
  • Malone Hiebert
  • Kristina Hill
  • Rebecca Hirthe
  • Artsiom Puntus
  • Erika Tollefson
  • Tyler Watungwa
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