Last week Jenna Ollanketo and Alena Fiala (pictured above) from the Finlandia University Student Senate stopped by the Copper Country Humane Society to make a $115 donation. The funds were raised during the senate’s Winter Week event of Pie in the Face.
Finlandia University, in collaboration with Michigan Works!, is proud to once again host the Keweenaw Job Fair, which will be held at the Finnish American Heritage Center on Tuesday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event, which is free to attend, offers an opportunity to meet and talk with representatives from over 30 local employers. Community members are encouraged to attend, as the [...]
Finlandia University’s presence on Snapchat has exploded since the fall semester and has even traveled around the globe this spring break. With all the content to take in there is a chance you may have missed a student takeover. Not to fear we have three of the most interesting takeovers here.
Sara Martin takeover
Join Sara Martin and the women’s hockey team as they hit the ice at midnight for their first practice and outline what it’s like [...]
ISB students learn the importance of having entrepreneurial skills and mindset
There is often a misconception that studying entrepreneurship is only about starting your own business venture. While learning about starting a business is always valuable, in reality very few business graduates actually start a business upon graduation or soon thereafter. Those that do go into business for themselves usually do so after gaining several years of work experience. According to research by the Kauffman Foundation, the average age of [...]
Give Drugs the Boot – April 22 – Finlandia Hall
Give Drugs the Boot has been moved to Saturday, April 22 at 12 p.m. near Finlandia Hall on the campus of Finlandia University. The event, which is hosted by Calumet High School’s S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Chapter, was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 1.
“Due to the huge increase in public interested for Give Drugs the Boot, we are moving the date back,” said Bridget Durocher, one [...]
Finlandia Fridays kicks off the weekend with international superstar Antti Holma. Holma, a 34-year-old Helsinki native, gained popularity after appearing on the 2014 season of the Finnish sketch comedy show “Putous.” That same year, he released his debut novel, titled “Järjestäjä,” and followed that with a book of poetry, “Kauheimmat runot” in 2015. He has also appeared in four feature-length Finnish movies, and several television series. He is most notably recognized for his work on “Putous,” a Finnish show similar to [...]
Finlandia University Certified Medical Assistant students are hosting a mock health clinic on Thursday, March 30 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Nikander 30.
All students and employees of Finlandia University are encouraged to attend the mock clinic, which helps students practice critical clinical skills. Those who attend will have the following options available to them.Blood Pressure Height Weight Body Mass Index (BMI) Ear Cleaning Electrocardiography (EKG) Blood Tests (eight hours of fasting is required for blood tests)
No RSVP is required. Learn more about Finlandia’s [...]
Students are invited to have a ‘Seat at the Table’ in making suggestions for classroom improvements. The Instructional Resource Committee is currently looking at new seating in classrooms, and the committee would like student feedback. All surveys are anonymous. There will be a drawing to win one of four $5 gift certificates for the 5th and Elm Coffee Shop, good at any of the three locations. The link to the survey is below:
Finlandia University’s sophomore nursing class will be having informational booths about alcohol awareness around campus during Alcohol Awareness Month, which is April. The events will be on March 28, April 4, and April 11.
The booths are a class project for Mental Health Nursing. The students have put together facts and information about alcohol use. Participants will be asked a few questions to test their knowledge on alcohol and to learn the facts and dangers of consumption. Brochures and treats will be [...]
The Finlandia Performing Arts Club is hosting “Women Playing Hamlet” Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 8 at 3 p.m. at the Future College of Health Sciences Building’s auditorium. “Women Playing Hamlet” was written by William Missouri Downs. Additional information about the performances will be sent at a later date.