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October 20, 2017

Psychology program welcomes Kamara Taylor

Teaching Excellence Award winner making a difference at FinnU

Finlandia University’s psychology department welcomed award-winning professor Kamara Taylor to begin the 2017-18 academic year. Taylor arrived at Finlandia after three years at Illinois Central College, where she earned the Teaching Excellence Award and Faculty Fellowship.

“Coming to Finlandia from a community college has been a natural move, as I wanted to be at a college that was teaching and relationship focused,” Taylor said. “Being in this role [...]

October 12, 2017

Wellness Committee: Why mental illness stigma is lethal

This is the first of a monthly series produced by the Wellness Committee here at Finlandia University. For a full archive of Wellness Committee articles go to https://www.finlandia.edu/news/tag/wellness-committee/. This was produced by Kamara Taylor.   

The first time suicide impacted me directly was when a friend of mine took his life. Caprice was the son of a preacher and his brother owned a mega church in Chicago. As kids, we were each other’s church play husband and wife; whatever that meant [...]

September 24, 2017

Tobey wins Constitution Day essay contest

It is with great honor that Finlandia University and its Suomi College of Arts & Sciences department announces the constitutional essay winner, Nicholas Tobey.

“Mr. Tobey’s passion for this country and knowledge was exhibited in this amazing essay,” said Kamara Taylor, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology. “Please congratulate him the lion way. Mr. Tobey is a great example of Finlandia Proud.”