Finlandia University students participate in a wide variety of student-run clubs and organizations. Students wishing to form a club or organization should submit a proposal to the Student Senate (firstname.lastname@example.org) using the guidelines below. Approved clubs/organization may request startup funding or funding for special events by submitting a proposal for funding to the Student Senate.
- Proposal Outline for Club or Organization
- Proposal for Student Senate Funding
- Purchasing Procedures for Student Clubs
AIr Force ROTC
Students enrolled at Finlandia University may participate in the Air Force ROTC program offered through Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan, in accordance with provisions of a collaborative agreement. For information, contact the Finlandia University Registrar’s Office at (906) 487-7272. More information can also be found at mtu.edu/afrotc.
Alpha lambda delta honor society
Students enrolled at Finlandia University may participate in the Army ROTC program offered through Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan, in accordance with provisions of a collaborative agreement. For information, contact the Finlandia University Registrar’s Office at (906) 487-7272. More information can also be found at mtu.edu/arotc.
Art Unity Organization
Faculty Advisor: Lindsey Heiden, email@example.com
Mission: The Art Unity Organization provides an opportunity for students, regardless of major or career path, to express themselves and explore their creativity with fellow students through the arts.
Faculty Advisor: Jason Oyadomari, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student President: Austin Keranen, email@example.com
Mission: Explore and network within the field of Biology outside of the classroom for both Biology majors and non-majors. The club will go on tours of facilities, have guest speakers, provide campus outreach on current scientific issues, and work on various relevant projects. Additionally, the club aims to work with the community both on and off campus in terms of community service projects.
Finlandia Academic Families, Nursing Program
- acclimate to the educational environment
- develop positive habits and organizational skills
- succeed academically in the nursing program by;
- uniting students on all levels and providing peer support.
Finlandia Investment Laboratory
Faculty Advisor: Laura Sieders, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Advisor: Joe Dancy, email@example.com
Mission: Teach interested Finlandia students information they would need to be successful in investing, wealth management and decision making.
First-Year Honor Society
Advisors: Hilary Virtanen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Koskela Servant Leadership House
Advisor: Rene Johnson, email@example.com
Leijona Martial Arts Club
Physical Therapist Assistant
Advisor: Club advisor and PTA Instructor Sami Dowling (’10), firstname.lastname@example.org
student-athlete advisory committee (Saac)
Student Nurses Association
Advisor: Theresa Rajala-Halsey, email@example.com
Past Clubs and Organizations
Black Student Union
Advisor: Nicholas Kwiek (he/him)
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/FinnUBSU
Mission: The Black Student Union Club is a place for ALL students to gather and exchange culture, ideas and experiences. With the diversity of our student population, other students can use to gain a better understanding of how other cultures live in order to better serve the community in which they represent and come from.
Business Professionals of America Chapter
Advisor: Kevin Manninen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission: The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of global professionals through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.
Criminal Justice and Sociology Club (CJSOC)
Advisors: Dr.Richard Gee
Finlandia Business Club
Advisor: Kevin Manninen, email@example.com
Mission: The Finlandia Business Club provides students with the opportunity to interact with business leaders, experts and entrepreneurs by inviting guest speakers to campus and hosting other activities that enhance the experiential learning of Finlandia students. The FBC also takes a leading role in organizing the Keweenaw Job Fair every spring.
Young Women’s Caucus
Advisor: Phyllis Fredendall, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clubs And Organizations News
News and Notes from Finlandia's clubs and organizations
- January 27
Diversity Dinner is back!
Join us February 6-10 at Finlandia Hall Cafe as we celebrate the unique backgrounds of Finlandia’s community with Diversity Dinner!
All are welcome to Diversity Dinner Week 2023! From 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., February 6-10, Finlandia’s Dining Services will be serving up traditional foods from around the world. Dinners are free for Finlandia University students with a meal plan and $10 for everyone else. Proceeds will be used by Finlandia’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee to continue efforts toward diversity [...]
- January 19
Find your inner chi at Yoga by Donation on Saturday, Jan. 21
This Saturday, Finlandia University’s Student PTA Club is hosting Yoga by Donation, an annual event to benefit Omega House. Find your inner chi, challenge your focus, and enjoy meditative and stretching techniques taught by Danielle Foertsch Newman, an instructor from January 11
Criminal Justice trip to Europe | 2022 Video Highlights
Finlandia students interested in traveling and studying criminal justice have the opportunity to take a trip to Europe each summer. This year’s trip included 14 days of travel with students and faculty from Finlandia, Tampere University, Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, Marquette University, and Appalachia State University. The group traveled to Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, with a final stay in the Åland Islands, a beautifully scenic and frequently traveled archipelago between Finland and Sweden.
Throughout the trip, students spent [...]