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January 30, 2017

Applications now being accepted for Brule Scholarship at FinnU

$20,000 competitive art & design scholarship for incoming students

Finlandia University is now accepting applications for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship. This competitive scholarship is for students interested in studying art and design in the university’s International School of Art & Design.

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The scholarship recipients will be selected based on a portfolio competition. Applicants will need to be present for the Portfolio Review Day on Finlandia’s campus on Saturday, May 6, 2017. That event is [...]

January 20, 2017

Abigail Tembreull highlights the Art and Design Program

On this week’s episode of Finlandia Fridays we are joined by guest Abigail Tembreull. Tembreull discusses an upcoming event, an art competition scholarship she was awarded that included free tuition in Italy, the fact that she was awarded the Brule Scholarship to attend FinnU and other experiences she has encountered during her three years in Finlandia’s International School of Art and Design.

One of many events that the Art and Design program facilitates throughout the year is the [...]

November 10, 2016

New business course offers perspective on cultural communication

This fall the course BUS310 Cross Cultural Business Communication is being offered for the first time in the International School of Business. The objective of the course is for students to be able to communicate effectively across cultures. During the course, the students learn about the different ways in which communication can be affected by cultural differences. They are also introduced to some of the more influential theories, such as Hofstede’s cultural dimensions, that focus on culture’s effect on [...]

November 10, 2016

Finlandia Hall Dining Area expands hours for rest of semester

In addition to offering space to hang out, dining area to host Study Tables

Finlandia Academic Services, TRIO Student Support Services, Athletics and Dining Services are collaborating to provide an evening experience in the Finlandia Hall Dining Area. The dining area will be open Sunday through Thursday nights from 8 to 11 p.m. from Monday, November 7 until the end of the semester. Students can purchase short order freshly prepared food using cash, meal passes or exchanges.

During these hours, the [...]

November 2, 2016

Get your gifts and support Alpha Lambda Delta

Alpha Lambda Delta to host Winter Vendor Sale on Saturday, November 12

The Finlandia University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta honor society will host its Winter Vendor Sale on November 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center. There will be vendors from LulaRoe, Thirty-One, NYR Organics, Scentsy, Perfectly Posh, Younique and Herbalife. They will sell clothes, bags, cosmetics and more.  Along with vendor sales, Alpha Lambda Delta will host a silent auction, [...]

November 1, 2016

Thinking about a career in law? Consider Finlandia’s Suomi College of Arts & Sciences

Recent data from The University of Michigan School of Law points to the benefits offered to students in Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts & Sciences looking for undergraduate programs to prepare for law school. The data shows that humanities programs such as History, English and Philosophy, as well as Sciences and Social Sciences programs offer a clear path for students to gain admission to law school and succeed once there.  

Distribution of Undergrad Majors in [...]

October 31, 2016

Auditions open for spring play at Finlandia University

Community and students invited to audition November 1

The laughter on Finlandia University’s campus will be coming from way up high this spring as the university is once again putting on a play – this time it will be Neil Simon’s Laughter on 23rd Floor.

Details on the play will be released early during the spring semester, but for now community members and students are invited to audition for the play on Tuesday, November 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. [...]

October 26, 2016

Paloheimo Fellows Program accepting applications through Nov. 9

The Paloheimo Fellows Program, a competitive study abroad opportunity, is now taking applications for the Spring 2017 class. Paloheimo Fellows are a group of four Finlandia University students who travel to Finland with Assistant Professor of Finnish and Nordic Studies Dr. Hilary Virtanen to engage in field research on Finnish society and culture. Students are accepted from any and all majors, however students must be at least a junior in a four-year program or in their final year of a [...]

October 24, 2016

Paula Roth added to nursing faculty at FinnU

Finlandia University’s nursing department is proud to announce the addition of Nursing Instructor Paula Roth. Roth is a practicing nurse at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in nearby L’Anse, Michigan. She has more than 15 years of experience.

“The nursing profession is challenging, especially in rural areas like ours,” Roth said. “I’m excited to pass along my knowledge and my experiences to the next generation of nurses.”

Roth earned her RN from Fayetteville Technical Community College and Bachelor of Science [...]

October 13, 2016

Maki Library hosting Publishing Rocks! Reception

Finlandia employees, students and community members are invited to attend the Publishing Rocks! Reception to celebrate faculty and Dr. Ralph Pifer on Wednesday, October 19 at 6 p.m. at Maki Library.

The event will celebrate 120 years of Finlandia University faculty publications and 14 years of donations from Dr. Pifer.

Highlights of the event will include introduction of new publications from currenty faculty, as well as a new collection of geological and fossil specimens and archaeological artifacts from Dr. Pifer.

 

Publishing Rocks! [...]