All employees and students at Finlandia University are invited to join in the Heikinpäivä 2019 parade on Saturday in downtown Hancock. The parade begins at 11 a.m., and those interested in marching should plan to arrive around 10:30. The group will gather near the former Bridge School building on on Quincy Street (see map below).
Copper Country Strong
Early on the morning of Sunday, June 17, 2018 the Copper Country was changed forever as about seven inches of rain came down, mostly between 2 and 5 a.m. For some it was a night they’ll never forget as thunder boomed like a rock band was hitting its mark right in people’s bedrooms, water streamed into basements and first floors after rushing down our [...]
Whether you don’t even know how to pronounce “sauna,” or if you used to have full conversations with your Finnish immigrant grandmother, the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC) has just the class for you this semester.
The FAHC is offering three levels of Finnish language this term, all of which are led by Tiina Sakari, an Atlantic Mine resident who’s passionate about the language of her ancestors. Sakari has instructed Finnish language at the Heritage Center for the past [...]
All employees and students are invited to have a professional portrait taken on Friday, January 25 at Finlandia Hall. This session will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Students are invited to use the photo on LinkedIn as they prepare to enter the workforce. We will email them in the weeks following the photo shoot. Employees who attend will have the photo used on the employee directory. If personal copies of the photos are desired, please e-mail email@example.com.
The fourth annual MLK Day celebration will get started Sunday night at 5 p.m. with a brief worship service, continue with the annual day of service on Monday, a community meal Monday night and conclude on Thursday with the film “When We Were Kings.”Chapel Service
On Sunday, January 20, as a lead-up to Finlandia’s Martin Luther King Day of Service, a brief worship service is scheduled in the Chapel of St. Matthew at 5 p.m. The Biblical Moses and “Moses” [...]
Finlandia University is pleased to welcome Dr. Michelle Rauch as its new Director of Innovative and Online Learning.
“I am extremely happy Dr. Rauch is part of our academic team,” said Vice President of Academic Affairs Fredi de Yampert. “As we move further into the world of online education, Dr. Rauch’s wealth of online teaching and instructional design experience will no doubt prove invaluable to the campus community. Her enthusiasm for working with faculty to ensure their success in [...]
Finlandia Hall was the recipient of an exciting present this holiday season. Students coming back for the winter semester will notice a nice improvement in the hall’s Wi-Fi.
“I think it’s safe to say that Finlandia Hall is the building on campus that Wi-Fi is utilized the most,” said Leann Fogle, Director of Residence Life. “It is buzzing 24 hours a day with students on their phones, game consoles, laptops and [...]
With the start of spring semester just around the corner, yay, most of you have probably started wondering…when will I get my refund?
Well we are here to tell you, the day is set. Refund Day is February 1 starting at 10 a.m. Where you ask? Coordinator of Student Accounts Michelle Tanner’s office located in Old Main on the main floor in room 104.
Refund checks will be available this day and time, and not a moment sooner. Now, hurry back [...]
Leann Fogle joins Finlandia Fridays to kick off the second half of season three. Fogle is the Director of Residence Life at Finlandia, and is apart of the planning committee for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
The spring semester is one of Fogle’s favorite times in Finn Hall, as she gets to see many familiar faces and some new ones, as students transfer into the University. Finn Hall also helps out the Hei Suomi participants with [...]
Creative Nonfiction may be new to Dr. Carolyn Dekker, Assistant Professor of English, but you’d never know it based on her piece, “October Pomegranates.” The essay, which was recently nominated for The Pushcart Prize, focuses on what it’s like to live in the north country and the contrast between living life and teaching literature here at Finlandia University.
“I felt a little like I was leading a double life when I first moved up here,” said Dekker. “I had [...]