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November 15, 2021

Student Spotlight: Daniel Zuchak, Liberal Studies

Daniel Zuchak, from Rittman, Ohio, transferred to Finlandia University to get his bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and play for the Men’s Basketball team. One of the main reasons Zuchak chose Liberal Studies as his major is because it allows him to learn about various subjects and become a more well-rounded individual. 

“I have gotten to take courses ranging from business, sports management, religion and psychology. It is fun getting to learn about different things,” said Zuchak.

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July 22, 2021

Finlandia Earns Academic Honors

Finlandia University was well represented on the 2020-21 Coast-To-Coast Athletic Conference (C2C) All-Academic team.  A total of 34 Lions were on the list.

The criteria for the team was being a member of a C2C championship sport and having a 3.20 G.P.A. or higher for the 2020-21 academic year earn a spot on the All-Academic team. A total of 53.4% of C2C student-athletes posted a 3.20 GPA this year (1,329 of 2,490).

Men’s Basketball Nicco Carter, Joe Heinonen, Logan Latvis and Danny [...]

November 1, 2019

Basketball, Pasties and Leadership

On this episode of Finlandia Fridays, host Olivia Myers is joined by new Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Sam Casey. Casey recently moved to the the Copper Country, he shares with Myers his experience so far, his philosophy on a successful program and the team.

“To me leadership is not necessarily getting people to follow you, it’s getting people to walk with you,” said Casey. “We spend a lot of time individually with our students. One of the things [...]