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April 26, 2017

2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

Artwork by Jordanne Bowen

Finlandia University International School of Art & Design 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition Featuring the work of Jordanne Bowen and Kelsey Dowd Art Therapy Research by Laurin LaBonte Exhibit Dates: April 27 to June 2, 2017 Reception: Saturday, April 29, 7:00 p.m.

The artworks featured in the annual Diploma Works Exhibit represent the final body of student work for each graduating bachelor of fine arts (BFA) student. The works include intensive research projects, series of individual artworks, and design prototypes. A [...]

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April 25, 2017

PHOTOS: 2017 Honors and Awards Banquet

The Finnish American Heritage Center was alive with the sounds of high achievers last Friday night as senior honors students and other scholarship and award winners were recognized at the annual Honors and Awards Banquet. A list of winners is available below.

Virginia Fund Scholarship Annie Jo Wills Philip and Loret Ruppe Community Service Scholarship Tyler Borkadi Haley Makkela The David Lauren Jokela Endowed Memorial Scholarship Melissa Helppi Angie Kilpela Nathan Perrault Samuel Westerman Scholarship Nicole Glanville Kelsie Richards Kenneth and Lois Seaton Scholarship Kelsie Richards Sisu Award Chelsea Blanck Schwartzen Jarmond Andrew Martin Makayla Mayo Brandon Robinson Sampo Society Membership Katelyn [...]

Matt Mclaughlin Finlandia University
April 24, 2017

McLaughlin named Student Representative at Finlandia University

Late nights and early mornings are often some of the strongest memories from a college experience, but for the 2017 Finlandia University Student Representative Matt McLaughlin – the experience may have been even more dramatic. McLaughlin made it through his education at FinnU as a four-year Finlandia Lions hockey player and all while participating in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program. Both of those programs often include morning practice/training sessions, and at night? Well, he was maintaining a 3.99-grade [...]

Finlandia University Student Life
April 24, 2017

New video showcases Student Life at Finlandia University

The Marketing and Communications Department at Finlandia University has released a new video that showcases the many student life opportunities made available to those studying at the university. The video features highlights from events all around the year, including Heikinpäivä, residential life, athletic events and more. Overall it is just a small glimpse of the experience Finlandia University provides its students.

Check out the video below, and be sure to share the video from the Finlandia University [...]

North Wind Books Coupon
April 24, 2017

North Wind Books offering incredible Finals Week coupon

It’s Finals Week at Finlandia University, and North Wind Books is celebrating the week by offering this incredible coupon! The first is $5 off of $5 or more on total university apparel purchases (yes, you read that right, $5 off of $5), and the second is $10 off $50 or more on total university apparel purchase. The deals are available until the end of the day on Friday, April 28. Coupons can either be printed off or shown to the [...]

Give Drugs The Boot at FinnU 2017
April 24, 2017

Give Drugs the Boot was a hit in first year at FinnU

Give Drugs the Boot was hosted this weekend at Finlandia University. The event kicked off with a very moving talk from Mrs. Brusso. She shared the story of how her daughter suffered the loss of her father and turned to heroin as a coping technique. Despite various attempts to get treatment for her addiction, Jamie Brusso overdosed on heroin in her apartment. Her story clearly made a deep impact on the crowd as there was complete silence the entire time [...]

April 24, 2017

Finlandia University Gallery announces summer hours

Finlandia University Gallery in the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock announces its return to spring/summer hours. Beginning May 1, the gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The next exhibit is Finlandia University International School of Art & Design 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Diploma Works Exhibition opens Saturday, April 29 and will be on display through June 2. Check the gallery’s website for upcoming exhibitions.

Please call Carrie Flaspohler at (906) 487-7500 for more information.

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April 24, 2017

Three international students among this year’s business school graduates

From left – Theresa Wolf, Aoi Buto and Pavel Kuzmin.

This spring’s graduating class really puts the International in the International School of Business (ISB) at Finlandia University. Receiving their BBA on April 30 will be three very special students: Aoi Buto, Pavel Kuzmin and Theresa Wolf.

Aoi Buto is from Okayama, Japan and is majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. While planning to attend a college in Japan, Buto found Finlandia’s website and was able to get [...]

April 22, 2017

Campus Ministry hosting slew of Finals Week events

Finals week has arrived at Finlandia University, and students are encouraged to stop by for one of these great events at the Chapel of St. Matthew hosted by Campus Ministry.

Self-Guided Meditation The Chapel will be open throughout the week for self-guided meditation. There will be various devotional and prayer books available to utilize. Candles will also be available to be lit on the altar. Please extinguish before leaving the Sanctuary. Open Mic and Praise Night Sunday, April 23, 8 p.m. All are welcome. If you wish, bring [...]

Hailee Johnson and Claudia Youakim on Finlandia Fridays
April 21, 2017

Claudia Youakim and Hailee Johnson outline SCAS Capstone Presentations

This week on Finlandia Fridays, professor Dr. Claudia Youakim and senior sociology major Hailee Johnson join the program to touch on a very compelling capstone project through the Suomi College of Arts & Sciences (SCAS). SCAS Capstones are projects completed and presented upon by students here at Finlandia University. Until now these have been closed to the public, but Finlandia is opening its doors and welcoming anyone to come for the presentations.

Johnson’s sociology capstone focuses on attitudes [...]