Alumna/Alumnus of the Year

Awarding the title of Alumna/Alumnus of the Year is the University of Eastern Finland’s way to recognise the achievements of its accomplished alumni.
 

Previous alumni/ alumnus:

2019 Medfiles President and CEO Tuija Keinonen Read more

2018 Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing Kimmo Tiilikainen

2017 Nutritionist Hanna Partanen

2015 Director General Tapio Kosunen

2014 Secretary of State Sari Raassina (in Finnish)

2013 OAJ President Olli Luukkainen

2011 Vice Chancellor of the University of Namibia Kenneth Matengu

2010 Minister of Transport Anu Vehviläinen (in Finnish)

 

University of Kuopio:

2007 Doctor, Professor Pekka Puska

2008 Member of Parliament Paula Risikko

2009 Veijo Miettinen

 

University of Joensuu:

2004 Juha Vänskä (Joensuun Alumnit ry)