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February 18, 2018

Alumni Exhibit coming to Finlandia University Gallery this week

Exhibit Dates: February 22 to March 20, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 22, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Artist Talk begins at 7:15 p.m.

The Finlandia University International School of Art & Design (ISAD) will present an alumni exhibit at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, from February 22 to March 20, 2018. An opening reception for the artists will take place at the gallery Thursday, February 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. An artist talk will begin at [...]

Tyler Browner and Jean Pimentel Finlandia Fridays
February 16, 2018

50th episode celebration with leaders of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

This week Finlandia Fridays celebrated the airing of its 50th episode with leaders of a new group on campus, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Tyler Browner and Jean Pimentel are both active members in the group and came to share their stories of how they ended up at Finlandia and what FCA has done for them. 

Tyler Browner is a transfer student from Detroit, Michigan.  Originally planning to study in FinnU’s Physical Therapist Assistant [...]

February 15, 2018

TRIO Pre College Programs releases Winter 2018 newsletter

Check out the Keweenaw TRIO Pre College Quarterly Newsletter. The Winter 2018 edition highlights a local TRIO aluma, the 43rd Annual EOA Conference in Illinois, TRIO Pre College’s social media imprint as well as TRIO Talent Search’s efforts to prepare students for the SAT and TRIO Upward Bound’s December STEM focus.

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February 13, 2018

Schedule change for Wednesday’s BPA Day

Due to a scheduling conflict, there has been a change to the schedule for the inaugural Business Professionals of America Day at Finlandia University. Below is the updated schedule. Please contact Kevin Manninen, BPA Chapter Advisor and Dean of FinnU’s International School of Business with any questions.

SCHEDULE FOR 2018 BPA DAY 9 – 10 a.m. – 1 Million Cups entrepreneurial presentations (optional) 10 – 10:30 a.m. – Arrival, registration and networking 10:30 – 10:45 a.m. – Welcome from Finlandia University President Philip [...]

February 13, 2018

U.P. Artists to be represented at ArtPrize 2018

Internationally known event to include press conference at Finlandia University

Artists from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan will again have their art displayed at the world’s largest arts competition – ArtPrize 10, which is being hosted September 19 through October 7, 2018 in Grand Rapids. The Mackinac Arts Council and the Bonifas Arts Center are gearing up for the third year of facilitating a group of U.P. artists to be featured [...]

February 13, 2018

Freshmen women eligible for second-year scholarship

Scholarship open to all majors, applications due by March 2

Freshman women at Finlandia University have a unique opportunity to receive a scholarship that can be used during the 2018-19 academic year in the Virginia Fund Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted. They are due by March 2.

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The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement and contribution to campus life. Applications will be reviewed by the Academic Achievement Committee. Students of all majors are invited [...]

February 13, 2018

Students seeking community support for trip to Tanzania

Soup, Salad and Silent Auction to take place Saturday

Studying abroad is an amazing experience for most students, but for those FinnU students lucky enough to participate in the Service & Learning in Tanzania Experience, it’s a whole different animal. Many of these students spend years planning out how they can make it happen, and on Saturday, February 17 those students are seeking your support as they host a Soup & Salad Lunch and Silent Auction from 11 a.m. to [...]

Christina Krider and Rene Johnson Finlandia Fridays
February 9, 2018

Service Learning in Tanzania with Christina Krider and René Johnson

Finlandia Fridays received a taste of Africa this week when René Johnson and Christina Krider came to talk about Service and Learning in Tanzania.

Krider is originally from North Carolina and is a senior in the nursing program. Hearing about Finlandia through softball, Krider played for two years and decided to focus on her demanding studies in the nursing program.  With her countdown set and only four months until graduation, Krider stated that she “can see the light,” and is [...]

Lori Sullivan
February 9, 2018

RN-BSN program at Finlandia under new leadership

Lori Sullivan, DNP, MSN, RN, takes reigns of university’s only online program

Finlandia University’s online RN-BSN program is now under new leadership as long-time nursing faculty member Lori Sullivan, DNP, MSN, RN, has been named director of the program. In her new role, Sullivan will continue the nursing program’s mission to prepare professional nurses dedicated to academic excellence, spiritual awareness and the practice of nursing.

“I am passionate about nursing and assisting nursing students to meet their professional and [...]

February 8, 2018

Servant Leadership House now accepting applications for 2018-19

Female students with at least a 3.0 GPA are invited to apply to live in the Servant Leadership House next school year. The Servant Leadership House is a unique living and learning community for female students who are committed to personal growth and servant leadership as a means of building a vibrant and caring community.

Applications are due March 15, 2018.

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CORE COMMITMENTS OF SERVANT LEADERSHIP HOUSE SERVICE

The practice of seeking, knowing and doing the truth for the [...]