Gallery opening event at the Finnish American Heritage Center.
If someone asks you “Puhutko suomea?” and you don’t know how to respond, or your answer is “Yes, but not very well,” than this semester’s community enrichment classes at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center are perfect for you.
Among the offerings this year are a pair of Finnish language classes, perfect for preparing students to answer the question – which is asking if you speak Finnish. Beginning Finnish, taught by [...]
“I’m excited to announce that Bridget will take on the Strength and Conditioning Center Coordinator duties as well as Senior Woman Administrator,” said Athletic Director Curtis Wittenberg. “Bridget’s expertise and community contacts will [...]
You read it correct, Finlandia Fridays, the university’s weekly web series and podcast, has expanded to yet another platform for you to enjoy its weekly episodes. What is Stitcher you might ask? Stitcher is a personalized smart radio that tailors shows to your liking by presenting you with similar content to your listening history.
“Being on every platform for our audience is huge,” said Finlandia Fridays host Michael H. Babcock. “It allows for the [...]
The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) is an exciting study abroad opportunity for Finlandia students with programs in the summer, fall and spring semesters. A consortium between a number of collaborating universities across the U.S., CCSA allows students from smaller universities to experience faculty-led study abroad by sharing resources and connections between schools.
CCSA students visited Dover Castle in the U.K. last semester
“Because [Finlandia University] is so small, it’s hard for us to pull enough students [...]
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.
A Swedish film based on a best-selling novel of the same name is February’s selection for the Nordic Film Series at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center. The film will show at 2 and 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 9 in the Heritage Center’s Martha Wiljanen Community Hall.
$20,000 competitive art & design scholarship for incoming students
Finlandia University is now accepting applications for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship. This competitive scholarship is for students interested in studying art and design in the university’s International School of Art & Design.
The scholarship recipients will be selected based on a portfolio competition. Applicants will need to be present for the Portfolio Review Day on Finlandia’s campus on Saturday, May 6, 2017. That event is [...]
This week Finlandia Fridays sits down with Board of Trustees President Julie Badel. Badel was in town, from Chicago, for the annual winter Board of Trustees meeting. She explains her joy of coming to the Upper Peninsula every year as it is where her mother grew up. It is a place she has grown to love and she “never complains about coming up here. It feels like home.”
Badel became interested in Finlandia University while attending the
This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on recent alumna Alex Chutskoff – a Liberal Studies major who is now working as a Senior Injury Adjuster at Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. In this question-and-answer session she talks about the meaningful experiences she had at Finlandia that prepared her for her career.
Schwartzen Jarmond (second from right) at the Näsinneula tower in Tampere, Finland with exchange students from the Czech Republic and France.
After visiting Finland in May of 2015 as part of the Paloheimo Fellows Program, Schwartzen Jarmond decided he enjoyed it so much he would like to return someday. That opportunity came when he decided to spend the fall 2016 semester as an exchange student at the JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä. The city of Jyväskylä [...]