On Thursday, March 2, Finlandia University’s Board of Trustees announced that FinnU will not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year. Announced Tuesday, March 14, the University’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to dissolve the institution and wind up affairs in an orderly manner.
Finlandia has finalized eight Teach-Out Agreements with Adrian College, Bay College, Michigan Technological University, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Northern Michigan University, University of Dubuque, Waldorf University, and Wartburg College. Several non-partnering institutions have [...]
Finlandia University held its final Spring Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 7, honoring 92 graduates in the Class of 2023. Following commencement, a commendation service was held for Finlandia University students, staff, faculty, alumni, neighbors and friends, commending the University and its 126 years of service.
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Founded in 1896 as Suomi College, Finlandia University held its final spring commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 7, honoring 92 graduates in the Class of 2023. In March, the University announced the decision to dissolve the institution and not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Finlandia’s most popular finals week tradition is happening this weekend: Late Night Breakfast & Tutoring!
Stop by on Sunday, April 30 for some last-minute help with studying and for your favorite breakfast fare served up by Finlandia’s faculty and staff. Happening from 7-10 p.m. at the Finlandia Hall Cafeteria! Show up, and get entered to win various prizes.
The 2023 Student Representative, Kaitlyn Lundeen, is a healthcare management major from Maple, Wisc. Lundeen earned a 3.92 grade point average and will be graduating Summa Cum Laude with an associate physical therapist assistant (PTA) degree, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and a minor in psychology.
“I think it’s an extreme honor to be able to be the representative for this class,” Lundeen said. “It means a lot to be able to help leave some parting words with [...]
Finlandia’s Academic Achievement Committee hosted the university’s annual Honors & Awards Ceremony on Friday. Friends, faculty and staff gathered in Martha Wiljanen Hall at FinnU’s Finnish American Heritage Center to celebrate the students selected to receive honors and awards.
The Sisu Award is given to graduating students who have shown courage, fortitude and perseverance in overcoming hardship to achieve academic and personal success. Brandon Hale and Elijah Emmer were the two recipients of this year’s Sisu Award.
Finlandia University has finalized a Teach-Out Agreement with the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa. UD is Finlandia’s eighth official Teach-Out Institution, joining Adrian College, Bay College, Michigan Technological University, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Northern Michigan University, Waldorf University, and Wartburg College.
Founded in 1852, the University of Dubuque is a private, coed university with a 77-acre campus that sits near the scenic bluffs along the Mississippi River in a dynamic river town that’s grown into a center of [...]
Transfer pathway to offer automatic admissions, low tuition and generous credit transfer for qualifying FinnU students
Northland College in Ashland, WI, will offer automatic admissions, low tuition and generous credit transfer for qualifying Finlandia students under a newly created initiative, the Sisu Promise.
All Finlandia University students are guaranteed automatic admission with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher when they apply to Northland College at northland.edu/apply or through the Common App. In addition to automatic admissions for those [...]
Senior marketing student will take on new adventures in U.S. and Finland
Finlandia University senior Marketing major Madelyn Waterman has been selected for the 2023 Ponsse Einari Vidgrén Foundation Internship. Finlandia and Ponsse are proud to welcome Waterman into this position as the first internship recipient since 2019, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This internship aims to create an opportunity for Finlandia students to have hands-on experience aligned with their major, understand national and international work environments and develop a deeper [...]