Teaching Excellence Award winner making a difference at FinnU
Finlandia University’s psychology department welcomed award-winning professor Kamara Taylor to begin the 2017-18 academic year. Taylor arrived at Finlandia after three years at Illinois Central College, where she earned the Teaching Excellence Award and Faculty Fellowship.
“Coming to Finlandia from a community college has been a natural move, as I wanted to be at a college that was teaching and relationship focused,” Taylor said. “Being in this role [...]
Open enrollment is nearing, and with that comes the Employee Benefit Fair. The event will be Wednesday, November 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Jutila Center. More information will be passed along through Campus News in the coming weeks. Please contact Human Resources staff with any questions.
The Finlandia University Student Physical Therapist Assistant Club is hosting its annual Soup for Sneakers event on Saturday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Finnish American Heritage Center.
Bring a new pair of tennis shoes for children ages newborn to 13, or purchase tickets at the door to be entered into a raffle. There will also be a silent auction. All shoes and proceeds are being donated to children locally, or given to Shoes 4 Kids to help [...]
Dr. Bill Knoblauch will be lecturing in Marquette at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center on Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m. The title is “Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative and Project Elf.”
About Dr. Bill Knoblauch
Dr. Knoblach grew up in Ashland WI, where he attended Northland College, earning degrees in Business & Economics (2002), and History (2003). He began his Masters program at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, but transferred to Northern Arizona University, earning (w/distinction) an MA Degree in the [...]
Be on the look out for the Servant Leadership House gals the week leading up to Halloween, October 24-31. This will be the fourth year the crew will be trick or treating for UNICEF. Instead of giving us candy we ask that you donate your loose change to UNICEF. United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was founded in 1946. Since then, they have reached and continue to reach children in 190 countries and territories where they [...]
Finlandia University’s mobile mentoring project with Finnish app developer Mesensei will kick off with a workshop on Wednesday, October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center. This event is free and open to the public. The workshop will provide insight on the different uses of mentorship in support of teaching, career services, alumni relations, and fundraising, based on case studies and experiences from Europe, Asia and Canada.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a new group on Finlandia’s campus and will be having their first meeting on Sunday, October 22 at 4 p.m. in the Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Student Lounge in the Paavo Nurmi Center. Students, coaches, staff and faculty are invited to stop by for food, fun and fellowship.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Finlandia University
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) allows for students to have spiritual growth and fellowship in a positive and fun atmosphere! FCA focuses on [...]
“It is an honor to take part in this symposium and to use research and experiences with Upper Midwestern Finnish in celebration of Finland’s centennial,” Dr. Virtanen said. “While it is true that many aspects of [...]
Finlandia Fridays was visited this week by Denise Vandeville, Dean of the International School of Art and Design (ISAD), to discuss a new opportunity being offered to high school students called Studio Days. Studio Days allows high school students to come in and “try out” the various art programs offered at Finlandia.
Studio Days will coincide with ISAD’s Studio Fridays. “Studio Fridays is based on parts of the Finnish Design Education System,” said Vandeville. “(The goal is) to set [...]