Ready to travel to Finland? How about Ireland? Or South America? You’re only a college student ones, and now’s your chance to study abroad!
Finlandia University students are invited to learn about all of the study abroad opportunities available to them on Tuesday, October 4 from noon to 1 p.m. at Mannerheim Central during the annual Study Abroad Workshop.
Topics at the workshop will include the following:
Why you should go on an exchange
Opportunities for Finlandia students
American and international exchange students share [...]
Finlandia University Alum Ryan Wuebben
Graduation Year: 2015
Hometown: Hancock, Michigan
Current Location: Rochester, Minnesota
Job: CV Surgery Transplant Nurse at Mayo Clinic
Let’s start with your job at Mayo Clinic. What do you do for Mayo, and what is it like working at such a highly regarded organization?
Ryan Wuebben: I always dreamed of working here, but I never thought it would work out. I found out about the job because a friend of mine was here for surgery. One of his [...]
The Second Tuesday Recital Series is set to return on Tuesday, October 11 at 12:30 in the Chapel of St. Matthew, and currently submissions are being accepted for performers.
This series is open to anyone who may wish to share a performing arts piece, such as: Music, Drama, Dance, Performance poetry/prose. The number of participants in a Second Tuesday Recital Series is only limited by the half-hour time slot.
Your performance piece must be submitted at least 24 hours prior to performance time, and [...]
Finlandia University is in the midst of producing the next edition of its annual magazine, the Bridge. With that in mind – staff is eager to hear stories from alumni and friends of the university.
What kind of stories are we looking for? Glad you asked.
Updates on our alumni as they move up in their career.
Random meetups of FinnU alumni throughout the world.
FinLOVEdia – stories of our Finlandia alumni who have fallen in love with each other.
Donations of time, money [...]
Kotila, an alum of Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design, is an artist and writer working in comics, games and books. She recently published the first volume of her long-running fantasy webcomic, Spidersilk. She [...]
The commemorative event is September 25 and 26th with most of the events taking place on Finlandia’s campus. Those interested in attending are asked to register early. Program, Refreshments, Sunday Evening Meal and Monday Lunch included for $70 per person.Please arrange your own housing accommodations.
It was a beautiful summer day in August when Gary and Jean Terrio made it back to Finlandia’s campus. The five-hour drive from northern Minnesota took its wear, but the end product was well worth all of the pre-trip work and the installation that was about to happen for these proud alumni of the university that went by Suomi College when they were students.
“I have a passion for woodworking, and a passion for Finlandia University, an ELCA school of higher [...]
The 2016-17 Academic Calendar has received some minor updates.
This updated calendar includes the MLK Day of Service (January 16, 2017), a correction to the date for the last day to withdraw with a “W” for the spring semester (Thursday, March 23, 2017) and a correction to the date for the last day to withdraw with a “W” for the fall semester’s first-half of semester classes (Friday, September 30, 2016).
Classes across campus this week are reading Danez Smith’s work in advance of Smith’s visit to campus on September 30. Smith was selected as the Campus Read author for 2016-17 because their poetry speaks so powerfully of the need for racial and social justice.
In a list poem called “Alternate Names for Black Boys,” Smith supplies “guilty until proven dead” and “monster until proven ghost” as possible alternate names. Students readily catch the echo of the American [...]