Finlandia University has finalized a Teach-Out Agreement with Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa. Waldorf is Finlandia’s seventh official Teach-Out Institution, joining Michigan Technological University, Bay College, Adrian College, Wartburg College, Northern Michigan University and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
Founded in 1903, Waldorf University is a friendly, private liberal arts school offering a litany of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Waldorf serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate students, offering both in-person and online learning paths while accommodating students [...]
Alma College has committed to helping Finlandia University students continue their education through the creation of a full tuition scholarship. The Alma-Finlandia Bridge Scholarship will cover full tuition and fees for eligible FinnU students and is renewable for up to three years or until the student graduates.
Eligible criteria for the Alma-Finlandia Bridge Scholarship include the following:
Proof of enrollment at Finlandia University for the 2022-2023 academic year
Admission to Alma College by May 5, 2023
Paid enrollment deposit to Alma College by [...]
Finlandia University has finalized a Teach-Out Agreement with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, Wisc. that will apply to PTA and Pre-PTA students at FinnU. Non-PTA or non-Pre-PTA majors applying for admission to NWTC will be considered transfer students.
Founded in 1912, NWTC is a nationally-recognized, two-year public college serving nearly 20,000 individuals annually. Focused on student success and the economic vitality of its communities, NWTC transforms, strengthens, and inspires the people of northeast Wisconsin and beyond.
Announced Tuesday, March 14, Finlandia University’s Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to dissolve the institution and wind up affairs in an orderly manner. The announcement follows news from March 2 that the institution would not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year.
The Board of Trustees and University President Timothy Pinnow stated the extremely difficult decision is the result of an intensive analysis of Finlandia’s operations after exploring all potentially feasible strategic alternatives, including the rigorous search for new partnerships [...]
Virtanen presenting during Kalevalathon 2023, a reading marathon of Finland’s national epic poem, the Kalevala.
Finlandia Associate Professor of Finnish & Nordic Studies Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen has been named co-editor of the Journal of Finnish Studies. Having worked on the journal’s editorial staff since 2009, Virtanen now shares co-editorship with renowned folklorist and scholar, Thomas A. DuBois.
In addition to her co-editorship, Virtanen highlighted Finlandia’s Finnish studies program further when her field-related work was featured in three PBS [...]
Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts & Sciences presents the 2023 Spring Colloquium celebrating two new faculty books. This year’s event will feature a reading, dialogue and book signing by authors Dr. Carolyn Dekker and Dr. William Knoblauch.
More about the authors and their new books can be found below.
North Country: A Pedagogical Almanac
North Country: A Pedagogical Almanac is a memoir in-essays that covers Dr. Carolyn Dekker’s life from 2015-2020. The book braids together teaching and family stories with [...]
All are welcome February 6-10 at Finlandia Hall Café for Diversity Dinner Week 2023!
All week, Finlandia’s student body has been submitting dishes to be considered for one of FinnU’s most loved events, Diversity Dinner. After tallying the results, Dining Services is thrilled to announce this year’s menu.
2023 Diversity Dinner cuisine options will include:
Monday, Feb 6 – Puerto Rico – Pollo Guisado (Chicken Stew), Pernil (Roasted Pork), Red Beans & Rice, Chef’s Choice. The dessert will be Tres Leches Cake.
Tuesday, Feb. [...]
Small class sizes and faculty mentoring reward business student with invaluable experience studying abroad at Finlandia University
The International Exchange Program at Finlandia University allows students who study at partner institutions to attend Finlandia for a semester abroad. These students can immerse themselves in American culture while earning credit toward their degree.
Finlandia students interested in traveling and studying criminal justice have the opportunity to take a trip to Europe each summer. This year’s trip included 14 days of travel with students and faculty from Finlandia, Tampere University, Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, Marquette University, and Appalachia State University. The group traveled to Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, with a final stay in the Åland Islands, a beautifully scenic and frequently traveled archipelago between Finland and Sweden.