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September 30, 2020

Free Covid-19 Testing Available Oct. 3 at Gates Tennis Center

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department and Michigan Technological University are partnering to offer free Covid-19 testing this weekend at the Gates Tennis Center located at 600 Maciness Drive in Houghton.

The testing is available Saturday, October 3 from 9am to 2pm to anyone and doesn’t require pre-registration, insurance, a prescription or a doctor’s order.

To learn more visit, Michigan.gov/coronavirustest.

September 30, 2020

Annual Flu Shot Clinic for Employees, Students On Oct. 12

All students and employees are invited to the annual Finlandia University Flu Shot Clinic on Monday, October 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Nikander 14A.

This event brings flu shots to campus in a joint effort between Finlandia nursing students, the Finlandia Wellness Committee and the Western U.P. Health Department. Employees with Finlandia’s insurance will be able to get the shot for free. Other insurances may be accepted, those interested should bring their insurance card [...]

September 29, 2020

International School of Business Launches New E-Newsletter

The Finlandia International School of Business (ISB) has launched a new e-newsletter. The e-newsletter allows people to stay up-to-date on the ISB alumni, faculty and program news. Currently, the newsletter is scheduled to go out once a semester, but Kevin Manninen, Dean of the ISB, is eager to make the newsletter more frequent. The first newsletter released on Monday, Sept. 28 and can be viewed here.

Sign up below to receive future ISB newsletters. 

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September 29, 2020

McAfee Field to Open to All Students Oct. 1-7

Beginning Oct. 1, McAfee Field will be available for all students to utilize for outdoor fitness and recreational purposes through Wednesday Oct. 7. It will be available during the following hours:

Monday through Friday  8am to 9am 12pm to 1pm 5pm to 7pm Saturday and Sunday  12pm to 3pm When using the field, please follow the guidelines listed below: Sign-in / Temperature Check Masks to be worn at all times Social distancing must be maintained. This means no games or workouts that involve contact with another person. Southwest gate will [...]

September 29, 2020

Alumni Spotlight: Terrance Fuller (’19) Talks Career Success at Acrisure

Terrance Fuller is a 2019 graduate in accounting who currently works as a Senior Accountant for Acrisure , a Grand Rapids-based insurance brokerage firm that is the fastest growing in its industry. Fuller was recently interviewed by senior accounting major Ethan St. Germain.  Fuller shared some thoughts on the accounting program and he also gave advice for our current students.

St. Germain:  Where are you currently working and what is your position?

Fuller:  I’m living in Grand [...]

September 28, 2020

Finlandia University Safe Open Plan Update 9/28/20

The following is a campus-wide message from President Philip Johnson regarding Finlandia’s Covid-19 Safe Open Plan response. 

Dear Finlandia Community,

As shared with you last week, we can be very encouraged by our efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on our campus and in our community. Very recently, however, we have seen the number of positive COVID-19 cases in our neighboring communities rise sharply.  This concerns us all.

Finlandia’s plan for safe living and learning identifies both [...]

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September 23, 2020

Nathan Perreault Joins ISB as Assistant Professor of Management

 

Alumnus Nathan Perreault joined Finlandia’s International School of Business this past year as an Assistant Professor of Management. 

Perreault has a background in teaching and business. He has an Associate degree in Medical Billing and Coding Specialist and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Finlandia University, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Western Governors University. 

He began working as a substitute teacher at local high schools while in his junior year at [...]

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September 23, 2020

Dorst to Lead FinnU Career Services at Seaton Center for Vocation & Career

Emma Dorst has joined Finlandia as the new Director of Career Services for the new Seaton Center for Vocation and Career (CVC). Dorst has a background in helping people and jobs, which is why she’s so excited to begin helping students make the transition from their educational career to their professional career. 

Dorst was born in Wyoming and worked with refugee and asylum seekers before she began her college career at Oberlin College in Ohio, where she majored in Russian and [...]

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September 18, 2020

FinnU Introduces New Online Certificates in Marketing, Sports Management, and Teaching

Finlandia University is excited to announce new online certificate offerings in Marketing, Sports Management, and Teaching & Learning: Professional Development

“Our online certificates are filled with innovative adult learning opportunities designed by experts in their field along with instructional design that secures quality from the moment you start a course,” said Director of Innovative and Online Learning Michelle Rauch, Ed.D. “In every way, you will find yourself wanting more and more through the real-world experiences [...]

September 18, 2020

Voter Registration Day Comes to FinnU on Sept. 22

On September 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive cross-country effort to register voters well in advance of Election Day this November.

Finlandia University is proud to be a National Voter Registration Day partner. On September 22, FinnU will engage its community and register voters by hosting a voter registration table on Summit St. between Nikander and Wargelin from 10am-2pm. Houghton County Clerk, Jennifer Kelly, will be on site to answer questions, and [...]

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