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November 19, 2018

Tia Salmela Keobounpheng featured during 28th annual exhibit

28th Annual Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition to feature Tia Salmela Keobounpheng

Finlandia University Gallery will present the 28th annual Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition featuring the work of artist Tia Salmela Keobounpheng. Her exhibit, titled Permission, will be on display at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, from November 29, 2018 to February 15, 2019.

An opening reception for the public will take place at the gallery on Thursday, November  29, from 7 to [...]

November 19, 2018

Mont Ripley discount season pass available to students and employees

Students and employees of Finlandia have the opportunity to buy a season pass to Mont Ripley for $170. Spread the word, ten individuals are needed in order to get the discount. An added bonus is that the discount also applies to family members of those who purchase the pass. If you’re interested in participating, students can contact and employees can contact Kelly Dostaler.

The deadline for the deal is Thursday, November 29.

November 18, 2018

Devin O’Neill joins marketing and communications staff at Finlandia University

The marketing and communications office at Finlandia University welcomed Devin O’Neill to its team this fall as the new Marketing Coordinator.

“We’re beyond excited about what Devin brings to the team,” Director of Marketing & Communications Michael H. Babcock said. “He brings in the kind of upbeat attitude and can-do work ethic that we need to continue progress in our marketing and communications efforts.”

O’Neill comes to Finlandia after completing internships at AFC Ann Arbor, USA Hockey and IHA [...]

November 16, 2018

Blue Carpet Days are back at Finlandia University

Go from interested to registered in a day!

Local prospective students who are interested in college are welcome to join Finlandia on November 27 and 29 for a blue carpet event.

Come find out what life is like at FinnU by taking a campus tour where attendees will get to see Finlandia Hall’s spacious dorm rooms, the Jutila Center’s beautiful art studios, the newly renovated Paavo Nurmi Center and discover degree programs the university has to offer.

Blue Carpet [...]

November 13, 2018

Deadline moved to Nov. 28 for Paloheimo Fellows Program

Due to the introduction of the Mini Study Abroad Fair on November 16, the deadline to apply for the Paloheimo Fellows Program is now November 28.

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About Paloheimo Fellows Program

Paloheimo Fellows are a small group of Finlandia University students who travel to Finland with Assistant Professor of Finnish and Nordic Studies Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen to engage in field research on Finnish society and culture. Students are accepted from any and all majors, however students must be at [...]

Lion Around perks- talking about the best coffee shops
November 12, 2018

Best coffee shops in Copper Country for students

Sitting outside the 5th & Elm Coffee located on campus, Lion Around discussed all the best coffee shops in the Copper Country. Both Monica and Gina are regular-ish coffee drinkers, who believe that coffee is beneficial to keep students functioning during their college careers. Geliche started drinking coffee within the last two to three years, while Freeman picked up the habit her senior year of high school. Due to their caffeine habits, the Lion Around hosts have scoured the Copper [...]

November 9, 2018

Finlandia nursing welcomes back Assistant Professor Cindy Blake, NP

Finlandia University is pleased to welcome Cindy Blake, NP, to its nursing faculty as an assistant professor. Blake previously worked at Finlandia as an assistant professor of nursing from 2002 to 2005.

“It is wonderful to have Cindy back with our nursing program,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Fredi de Yampert. “I’ve known and worked with Cindy for years. The students will benefit greatly from her vast nursing experiences and caring personality. She will be an asset to [...]

Michael H. Babcock and Olivia Myers
November 9, 2018

Finlandia Fridays prepares to give thanks with Olivia Myers

Coordinator of External Relations Olivia Myers dropped by Finlandia Fridays this week to discuss an exciting event that will be taking place November 27- Giving Tuesday.

“Giving Tuesday is a result of combatting the idea of spending for the holidays by donating to the non-profit of your choice,” stated Myers. Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, or the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. FinnU is jumping on board the Giving Tuesday trend this year by hosting a [...]

November 9, 2018

Finlandia donors can triple their gifts made on Giving Tuesday thanks to two matches

Finlandia donors can triple their gifts this Giving Tuesday, as the university will have two matching incentives:

A member of the Board of Trustees has agreed to match all donations dollar for dollar that are made on Giving Tuesday, up to $20,000.

Finlandia is also participating in Facebook’s Giving Tuesday program, in which they will match the first $7 million donated that day.

All donations received this Giving Tuesday will go toward FinnU’s annual scholarship programs to help [...]

November 8, 2018

Register on time, and you could win $50 at North Wind Books

Registration opens Monday

All returning students who are registered for classes for the spring semester by Wednesday, November 14 at 4:30 p.m. will be entered into a drawing for one of three $50 gift cards to North Wind Books. Registration begins Monday for students with 60 or more credits, Tuesday for students with 30 or more credits and for all students Wednesday morning.

Students will be automatically entered into the raffle.

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