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January 13, 2017

Finlandia Fridays discusses MLK Day of Service with René Johnson

This week on Finlandia Fridays host Michael H. Babcock speaks with René Johnson highlighting Finlandia University’s community involvement on MLK Day of Service (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day). She briefly touches on the history of the holiday and how it came to be as well as Finlandia’s service throughout the day.

Finlandia University offers numerous service activities during the day including a worship service, guest speakers, dining services, and a closing film. Finlandia [...]

January 6, 2017

MLK Day of Service volunteer site signups now open

Students participating in Finlandia University’s second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service are invited to sign up for their service site now.

Sign-Up For a Service Site

“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.”

Sites range from Calumet to Portage [...]

January 2, 2017

The movie Selma to be featured during MLK Day

The second annual MLK Day of Service at Finlandia University will feature a film presentation of Selma. The event is at 7 p.m. in Wargelin 303 on MLK Day, which is Monday, January 16.

The event is free and open to the entire campus community. Complimentary popcorn will be served. Additional snacks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go to Finlandia’s Equity and Diversity Committee to fund future campus events.

More about the film SELMA

The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous [...]

December 21, 2016

Service Sites needed for MLK Day

Finlandia University’s second annual MLK Day of Service will be held on Monday, January 16, 2016 during the nationally recognized holiday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The day of service will include a keynote speaker, campus brunch, a worship service, a film presentation. The highlight of the day is the community service that will be provided by Finlandia students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends of the university. In 2016 more than a dozen service sites led to hundreds of [...]

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