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Student Senate 2021-2022
March 8, 2022

Student Senate accepting applications for 2022-23, due March 21

Interested in joining Student Senate? Your 2021-22 Student Senate Officers invite you to apply by March 21 for roles starting in Fall 2022!

Student Senate Application

Be a part of Student Senate and make the most out of your college experience. Positions include:

President Vice President Secretary/Treasurer Activities Officer Campus and Community Representative (CCR) Graphic Design Artist (GDA) About Student Senate:

The Finlandia University Student Senate plays a vital role in the development of the campus community. Each academic year the officers of the Student Senate are [...]

FinnU Orientation
March 7, 2022

Student applications due March 18 for Sisu Leader and Resident Assistant positions

Want to be a part of Student Leadership on campus? Applications are now open for Sisu Leader and Resident Assistant positions at Finlandia University! Students who are interested in applying must do so by Friday, March 18. Learn more about each position and how to apply below!

New to Fall 2022, the Sisu Leader serves as a representative of Finlandia University, the Sisu Leader (SL), formerly known as the Orientation Leader, serves as a role model and is responsible for [...]

Seaton Center Rene Johnson
January 27, 2022

Bridge Feature: Embrace, Expand, Express

THE SEATON CENTER FOR VOCATION & CAREER LAUNCHES FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE

On Thursday, Sept. 23, the Seaton Center for Vocation & Career celebrated its official launch. Faculty, staff, Board of Trustees and community members were welcomed to an event showcasing the newly renovated space in Nikander Hall. At the Center, students can explore their vocational identity, access career services, and take part in a range of new programming. The event also served as an opportunity to express gratitude toward [...]

President Johnson CVC
December 15, 2021

Party with the Prez!

Article provided by Finlandia University Seaton Center for Vocation & Career.

President Johnson joined first year students in November to play games, share some treats and make connections with those wrapping up their first semester at Finlandia. Sisu Seminar students gathered in the CVC on November 2 and 4 and had the opportunity to win cash by beating the Prez in ping-pong, outsmart him in a round of “To Tell the Truth,” and learn which of their fellow students share President [...]

August 19, 2021

Meet your Fall 2021 Orientation Leaders

Finlandia is excited to introduce its Fall 2021 Orientation Leaders. On-Campus Orientation is a series of in-person events and activities that will introduce students to the Finlandia campus and community. Each new student will be assigned to an orientation group or “flock”, named after a bird species that is present in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Each flock will have a different orientation schedule, which will be provided to students after they arrive on campus. We encourage students to ask questions and [...]

August 18, 2021

Everything you need to know about First Year Experience at Finlandia

Finlandia is excited to welcome its new incoming students to the Finlandia First Year Experience!

“The Finlandia First Year Experience aims to foster preparedness, confidence, and a sense of belonging among our first-year students and other newcomers,” Director of Career Services, Emma Dorst, said. The program is designed to promote community cohesion by combining moments of playfulness, acts of service, and opportunities for reflection. We hope students come away from the First Year Experience with a solid appreciation for the unique [...]