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Tag Archive: Dr. Claudia Youakim

April 5, 2018

PHOTOS: 2018 ALD Initiation Ceremony

Tonight a group of high-achieving freshmen was installed into the Finlandia University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year Students. It was a wonderful event with family members, faculty and staff and fellow students on hand.

2018 Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year Students at Finlandia University inductees:

Maddison Avance Shayla Cornish Seth Dahl Kaisa Holmstrom Anna Johnson Caroline Kenwood Abigail Kolek Ramona Kuhn Rebecca Lilly Daria Saari Carolyn Schwartz Scott Smith Hannah Tormanen Annette Valdes

The event also saw the passing of the torch from a leadership perspective with Dean of Students [...]

December 1, 2017

Film Showing: Hidden Figures

The Equity and Diversity Committee will be hosting a film event on Thursday, November 30 at 7 p.m. in Wargelin 303. The movie will be Hidden Figures, and immediately following the showing will be a discussion led by Dr. Claudia Youakim and Janice Cox-Adolphs.

Light snacks will be provided. All students and employees are invited to attend.

About Hidden Figures

The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as [...]

November 26, 2017

Equity and Diversity Committee hosting Hidden Figures showing

The Equity and Diversity Committee will be hosting a film event on Thursday, November 30 at 7 p.m. in Wargelin 303. The movie will be Hidden Figures, and immediately following the showing will be a discussion led by Dr. Claudia Youakim and Janice Cox-Adolphs.

Light snacks will be provided. All students and employees are invited to attend.

ABOUT HIDDEN FIGURES

The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who [...]

September 29, 2017

It’s On Us Week of Action with Erin Barnett on Finlandia Fridays

This week Finlandia Fridays was visited by Dean of Students Erin Barnett to promote the campus wide It’s On Us campaign. It’s On Us is a national campaign that was started by former Vice President Joe Biden that raises awareness for sexual assault. Finlandia was awarded a grant from the Michigan State Police to advocate the campaign. The grant has allowed Finlandia to hire intern Abigail Tembreull to organize the campaign, and to schedule [...]

December 12, 2016

Student reps wanted for Equity and Diversity Committee

The Equity and Diversity Committee is looking for two student representatives. The committee is now accepting applications.

“This is an opportunity to make a difference and gain valuable experience by shaping the future of Finlandia University,” said Dr. Claudia Youakim, a member of the committee.

The Equity and Diversity Committee seeks to include two student representatives to serve on the board. The positions require that students work closely with committee members in organizing campus events, and generating ideas that promote diversity on campus. The student  representatives [...]

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