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Copper Country Humane Society Donation
March 28, 2017

Student Senate donates to Copper Country Humane Society

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.

Keweenaw Job Fair 2016
March 27, 2017

The Keweenaw Job Fair returns to Finlandia

Local employers speak with students and community members at the 2016 Keweenaw Job Fair

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 [...]

March 27, 2017

Three can’t miss Snapchat Takeovers!

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 [...]

Entrepreneurship students recently visitied the MTEC SmartZone and discussed the qualities of successful entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs met with CEO Marilyn Clark.
March 27, 2017

Studying entrepreneurship not only about starting a business

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 [...]

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March 26, 2017

Boot hockey tournament moved to April 22

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 [...]

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March 24, 2017

Lights, camera, action with Finnish actor Antti Holma

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 [...]

Mock Clinic
March 23, 2017

Medical Assistant students hosting mock health clinic on March 30

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 [...]

March 23, 2017

Student wanted for “Seat at the Table” survey

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:

Seat at the Table Survey for Classroom [...]

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March 22, 2017

Sophomore nursing class hosting events for Alcohol Awareness Month

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 [...]