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Julia Coon during her Study Abroad experience
June 29, 2016

Julia Coon talks about study abroad trip to Tanzania

As a sophomore at Finlandia University Julia Coon made a bold decision: She was going to study abroad in Tanzania as part of Finlandia’s Servant Leadership Program.

It was a decision she didn’t regret, and one that led her to an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Study Abroad provides great experience

In this video Coon sat down and talked with Director of Marketing and Communications Michael H. Babcock about the experience. Some of the topics include the lifelong friends she made while there, the preparation [...]

Servant Leadership - Service and Learning in Tanzania
June 15, 2016

Photos + Video: Service and Learning in Tanzania 2016

Six Finlandia University students and two staff members traveled to Tanzania in May for the 11th annual Service and Learning in Tanzania experience.

During their three weeks in Tanzania, students participate in curricular and co-curricular activities at Kisarawe Lutheran Jr. Seminary (a secondary school), shadow nurses at the national hospital, and stay with host families. These relationship building opportunities along with accompanying reflection activities help students grow in their understanding of Servant Leadership and engage in self-exploration.

Below are several photos taken on the [...]

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