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Finlandia News

August 23, 2016

Employee welcome letter from Campus Ministry

Welcome, staff and faculty, to another great school year at Finlandia University. It takes a village to work together in helping to greet,build up, encourage, lift up, educate and develop our students as we all walk along with them in their development as a whole person for their whole life. The Chapel and the office of the Chaplain are open...
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Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Website Artwork
August 23, 2016

Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Fund reaches 70 percent of goal

More than $7,000 raised from friends, teammates and family Midway through July friends and family of the late Shawn Wickersheim came together to honor his memory with the creation of the Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Fund. Now, after just over four weeks of seeking donations, the fund is over 70 percent toward its goal of $10,000. “The support we’ve seen from Wick’s...
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FinnU Golf Tournament 2016
August 22, 2016

Blue Line Club 2016 Golf Outing is September 4

The Finlandia Blue Line Club Golf Outing is Sunday, September 4 at the Calumet Golf Course. This annual event features a three-man scramble and is open to the public. Registration is $120 per three-person team or $40 per player. All proceeds help support the men’s varsity, men’s junior varsity, and women’s hockey programs at FinnU. “We hope you can join us...
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Study in Finland
August 22, 2016

Winter 2017 study abroad scholarship available through CCSA

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad Storyteller Scholarship encourages student participation in CCSA programs by offering a means for students to tell their own CCSA stories. The awardee is expected to provide CCSA quality writing and/or imagery. The deliverable product must be appropriate for the CCSA web site, although the student may propose alternative formats such as a blog or...
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Walk to End Alzheimers Houghton
August 17, 2016

Finlandia Hall hosting Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser

Finlandia University is a proud partner in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event that is taking place in the Finnish American Heritage Center on September 10, starting at 10 a.m. Along with Finlandia students and employees walking in the event, FinnU will be holding a raffle for a small Finlandia gift basket, graciously donated by North Wind Books, during student check-ins in Finlandia hall....
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Chapel of St. Matthew at Finlandia University
August 17, 2016

The Table is seeking donations

As we look to begin another year, we also look to continue serving those in need. “The Table: A student needs pantry” is looking on the light side, and is in need of immediate donations to begin the school year to assist with our student’s needs in many and various ways. Please consider bringing in some early donations to “The...
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Tom Adolphs
August 16, 2016

Hancock native to lead graphic design program at FinnU

Finlandia University has hired Tom Adolphs as Assistant Professor of Graphic Design. Adolphs is a Hancock native that is just about finished with his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from Michigan Technological University. “Being able to work here is a dream come true,” said Adolphs. “I enjoy being in this town, and adding to it.” Adolphs also earned his...
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Finlandia Hall Summer Time
August 9, 2016

VIDEO: Take a tour through Finlandia Hall

Classes for the fall 2016 semester at Finlandia University begin Monday, August 29, and for those coming to the university for the first time (and not living locally) that means calling Finlandia Hall home. In the series of videos below Coordinator of Residential Life Leann Fogle will take you through a look at what Finlandia Hall has to offer students....
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FinnU Students at McLain State Park
August 8, 2016

Orientation 2016 is August 25-27

Incoming students will begin their Finlandia University careers on Thursday, August 25 during New Student Orientation 2016. “This is going to be an amazing first couple of days on campus,” Director of Academic Success and Student Life Erin Barnett said. “Students will gain instrumental information during the days, and be introduced to much of the natural beauty Lake Superior and Michigan’s...
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Jillain O'Rourke Stuart Finlandia University
August 8, 2016

Psychology department welcomes Dr. Jillian O’Rourke Stuart

Finlandia University and its Suomi College of Health Sciences has hired Dr. Jillian O’Rourke Stuart as Assistant Professor of Psychology. Stuart is coming to Hancock after completing her doctorate studies at the University of Iowa. “I’m excited to get to the Upper Peninsula and Finlandia,” Dr. Stuart said. “I went to a small liberal arts school for my undergrad degree,...
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