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Pre Graduation List
April 30, 2019

Ten Things to do Before Graduation

The countdown to graduation is on at FinnU. For seniors looking to make some final memories before they receive their degree, check out the list that has been compiled below:

Visit Brockway Mountain

Located between Eagle Harbor and Copper Harbor, Brockway is a prime photo destination with views of the Keweenaw and Lake Superior. For those willing to make the drive, plug “Brockway Mountain Drive” into your GPS and grab your camera.

Hit up a Lion’s softball game

Conference champs two years running, support [...]

April 30, 2019

Alumni Needed for New Alumni Advocates Program

Finlandia University Admissions and Alumni Relations is introducing a new program that will connect alumni with prospective students. The program, titled Alumni Advocates, will pair a Suomi College or Finlandia alumnus/a with a prospective student with the same academic interests.

“Our hope is that alumni will be able to have discussions about their experiences at Finlandia,” said Director of Admissions, Collin Saint-Onge (’14). “The goal of these discussions is to encourage students to attend Finlandia and to [...]

Miranda Conroy showing off her Diploma Works project
April 26, 2019

Previewing Diploma Works with Senior Miranda Conroy

Finlandia Fridays was visited this week by senior intermedia student, Miranda Conroy. Hailing from Ishpeming, Conroy will have her final undergraduate work featured with the rest of the graduating art students in this year’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Diploma Works exhibition. The exhibition will take place on Saturday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center.

The Diploma Works exhibition is the final event before graduation for the senior art students. The show features [...]

April 25, 2019

Finlandia Student Hannah Smith Hosting Exhibition at CCCAC

“Technique Magnifique” is an invitational exhibition of fiber art made by local and regional artists at the Copper Country Community Arts Center’s Kerredge Gallery through the May 4. Hannah Smith, intern and  graduating senior from Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design curated this exhibition. She sought out work that was beyond the ordinary and demonstrated a particular technique.

Artists include:  Lois Anderson, Lynn Anderson, Cynthia Cote, Phyllis Fredendall, John Gale, [...]

April 25, 2019

Chassell High School Visits Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design

In the last year, the International School of Art & Design has welcomed local high schools to visit, tour and experience all that the school has to offer.

Students are brought to the campus and get their hands on one of the disciplines within the school of art & design. Previous students have made prints in the fiber studio and Chassell students had the opportunity to test out their hands at making coil pots in the ceramics studio [...]

April 25, 2019

Two Awarded Free Travel Abroad in Finland

As the school year comes to a close and students finalize their summer plans, two of Finlandia University’s students, Mindy Aho and Lindsey Johnson, will be traveling abroad to study at Haaga-Heila University of Applied Sciences in Finland tuition free.

The women took advantage of one of the many international partner opportunities Finlandia has to offer to students. The summer school will have a strong focus on the topics of service, sales and entrepreneurship.

“The course material will [...]

April 25, 2019

Textbook Buyback at North Wind Books begins April 25

Textbook Buyback will at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University begins Thursday, April 25. This is your opportunity to get top dollar back for the textbooks after you’re done using them this semester. Below is the full schedule for Textbook Buyback this semester.

TEXTBOOK BUYBACK DAYS AND TIMES Thursday, April 25 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, April 26 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, April 29 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 – 10 a.m. – [...]

April 25, 2019

International School of Art & Design 2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts Diploma Works Exhibition

Exhibit Dates: May 4 to May 29, 2019 Reception: Saturday, May 4th, 7:00 p.m.

Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design (ISAD) 2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts Diploma Works Exhibition is featured from May 4 to May 29, 2019, at the Finlandia University Gallery. The Finlandia University Gallery is located in the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock.

A reception for the artists will take place at the gallery Saturday, May 4, from 7:00 to 8:30 [...]

April 23, 2019

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Late Night Breakfast & Tutoring

Finlandia University’s favorite finals kick off tradition is back! Late Night Breakfast is set for Sunday, April 28 at 10 p.m. in the Finlandia Café. Trio Student Support Services will also have tutors available in the Café from 7 to 10 p.m. A therapy dog will be available for lots of pets and being a very good dog starting at 7 p.m. in Finlandia Hall.

Staff and faculty will be serving an assortment of breakfast foods to help fuel those late night [...]

April 22, 2019

Suomi College of Arts & Sciences Invites All to Senior Capstone Presentations

The time of year has come for Finlandia University seniors to begin wrapping up their studies, and begin to think about the future. Suomi College of Arts & Sciences (SCAS) seniors will be presenting on their capstones Thursday, May 2 in Wargelin Hall in Classroom 303.

SCAS Capstones are projects theorized, researched, completed and presented upon by senior students here at FinnU. For the last few years, Finlandia has opened its doors and welcomed anyone to come for the presentations.

The college [...]