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April 13, 2022

Diversity Dinner menu brings world of taste to Finlandia Hall Cafe on April 20

A Finlandia tradition that is sponsored by the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, Diversity Dinner features dishes that are made from recipes submitted by FinnU students, faculty and staff. This event celebrates the unique backgrounds of the diverse Finlandia student body and highlights a different culture for each dish.

A fundraiser will also be held to support Ukrainians in their time of need. All donations will go to the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS). If you would like a way [...]

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March 17, 2022

Diversity Dinner calling for student recipes by March 28

Finlandia’s annual Diversity Dinner will be celebrated on April 20, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Finlandia Hall Cafeteria! over the course of a full week! Dinner options will feature dishes made from recipes submitted by FinnU students. Students will need to submit their recipes by March 28 for the chance to have their dish featured during Diversity Dinner. All students will receive free entry.

If you have a unique dish from your culture, please share the recipe below!

March 12, 2021

Finlandia Fridays dishes on Diversity Dinner Week

Diversity Dinner is a long-standing tradition at Finlandia that students, employees and community members alike enjoy annually. It’s a logistical feat that puts students in the kitchen, cooking up dishes from their heritage and culture that they can share with others. For the creator of the event, Leann Fogle, the challenge this year was how to continue the tradition while also mitigating the potential risk of COVID-19.

“This year, instead of preparing the meal themselves, we will ask Dining [...]

March 5, 2021

Diversity Dinner transforms into week-long event for 2021

Students enjoying a meal during the 2018 Diversity Dinner

The annual Diversity Dinner event is undergoing changes this year due to COVID-19 considerations. In lieu of occurring on one day, the event will be spread across the entire week of March 15-19. Students are supplying the Dining Services staff with recipes and then the staff will prepare the food, highlighting one culture every evening.

Monday – Daniella’s Mexican –  Authentic Flank Steak Taco Tuesday – Tam’s Vietnamese Spring Roll Wednesday – [...]

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November 8, 2019

Diversity Dinner Brings Tastes of World to Finlandia Hall Cafe on Nov. 13

One of Finlandia University’s most loved events is back next week. The Diversity Dinner is set for Wednesday, November 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Finlandia Hall Café.

Cuisine options include:

Japanese Mexican Thai Finnish Puerto Rican Vietnamese

The event is free for Finlandia students and $10 for the public. Come taste food from around the world as FinnU students cook food from countries of their national origin.

Tickets will be available at the door. For more information or to get involved contact Director of Residence [...]

Dewan Keeling and Michael H Babcock
April 19, 2019

Digging into Diversity Dinner with Dewan Keeling

Black Student Union President Dewan Keeling dropped by Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about his experiences at FinnU and the upcoming Diversity Dinner.  Keeling is a junior from Detroit, who is majoring in healthcare management.

“The Diversity Dinner is where our students can come and get together to make dishes that replicate where they are from,” stated Keeling. “It’s a way to make them feel more at home.”

Boasting a broad variety of dishes, the event is not only [...]

April 10, 2019

It’s Back! The Annual Diversity Dinner is April 23

One of Finlandia University’s most loved events is officially on the books for 2019. The Diversity Dinner is set to be held Tuesday, April 23 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Finlandia Hall Café.

Cuisine options include:

Mexican Puerto Rican Soul Food Finnish Cajun Vietnamese

The event is free for Finlandia students and $10 for the public. Come taste food from around the world as FinnU students cook food from countries of their national origin.

Tickets will be available at the door. For more information or to get [...]

April 19, 2018

PHOTOS: 2018 Diversity Dinner

Finlandia students created a delicious array of food for their fellow students, staff, and faculty, and community members at the annual Diversity Dinner last night. Dishes included bolitas de mofongo, arroz con leche, jambalaya, carne frita, sushi, and karjalan piirakka with egg butter. Thanks to all the students and staff for making this event possible!

        

  

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April 2, 2018

Diversity Dinner set for April 18

A photo from the 2017 Diversity Dinner event at FinnU. This year’s event is April 18.

The annual Diversity Dinner date is Wednesday, April 18th from 5 to 8 p.m. in Finlandia Hall’s café. Dinner will be free to Finlandia University students and $10 for everyone else. Tickets will be available at the door. More information will be made available closer to the event. If you’re interested in getting involved, please contact Director of Residence Life Leann Fogle.