If you have not signed up for spring 2017 classes yet, please be aware that the online registration window closes at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7 th. Students that do not register by this deadline may still register, however, it will need to be done either in-person with your advisor or by submitting a signed paper registration card to the Registrar’s office (Mannerheim 100 & 101).
If you have issues or concerns in regards to the registration process, please contact one [...]
This week Finlandia Fridays speaks with art therapy major Laurin LaBonte. Art therapy is a unique major offered at Finlandia that was first made available in 2013. This major has a wide range of uses as LaBonte outlines it can help immensely with Alzheimer patients, those suffering from PTSD, and even patients recovering from car accidents. Art has been found to carry numerous therapeutic properties that can aid in emotional behavior and even motor skills with Alzheimer patients.
The holiday season is upon us and so are the candy canes, the cookies, and soon there will be the pork pie tourtieres, a local holiday tradition! Your campus wellness committee doesn’t want to ruin the holidays for you. The traditional goodies, food, is a large part of family gatherings and socialization. However, becoming more aware of what you are feeding your body can help you to avoid feeling sluggish and putting on extra pounds. You may even find yourself [...]
This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on recent alumni Haley Neri – a double major who is now working as a marketing coordinator at Boss Beauty Supply in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In this question-and-answer session she talks about the meaningful experiences she had at Finlandia that prepared her for her career. She also offers some advice for students currently enrolled at Finlandia.
$15,000 Price Guarantee – no matter how many credits are needed
Finlandia University has long been known for the strong reputation of its nursing program, and the program is now offering a new affordable RN-BSN pricing structure. Students beginning during the 2016-17 academic year are receiving a $15,000 Price Guarantee to advance their associates degree to a bachelor’s degree. This includes those who started in September, as well as those who start in January and May.
Finlandia University Student Affairs is bringing an exciting new type of event called Escape Rooms to campus on Thursday, December 1.
Escape games are the newest craze sweeping the nation – a fun, team-building, brain-busting experience. After entering a room with your team, the door is locked behind you. 60 minutes are on the clock! You must work together to find clues and solve puzzles that will lead you to your escape. It is part scavenger hunt and part puzzle game.
As it has each year since the country became independent 99 years ago, Finlandia University will celebrate Finland’s Independence Day with a program of music and theatre on Tuesday, December 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center.
The program will feature a short play, written and performed by local actress Kris Kyro, along with some musical pieces by the Ilon Kaiku kantele ensemble and other local talent. The evening will also include the announcement of [...]
Kirsten Berg, an accounting major from Hancock, is looking forward to completing her BBA this fall semester. Although she is still busy finishing her courses, she has already found employment with the Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union in Houghton. Kirsten has accepted a job as an accountant and will be following a career path to transition into the Manager of Accounting and Finance for the MTEFCU.
Soon-to-be graduate Kirsten Berg has already found employment as an accountant.
Finlandia University will be making important changes to our e-mail system over the winter holiday break (between semesters). Beginning Wednesday, December 21, we will be migrating our e-mail service to a different e-mail provider. This change is part of our ongoing effort to bring improved technical services to our campus community.
More details will be provided in the coming days and weeks.