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February 25, 2021

Finlandia University Ranks Among The Top Colleges In Michigan

Finlandia University has been awarded a top ranking status for Best Colleges In Michigan by Intelligent.com. FinnU was ranked No. 14 in Michigan and the Best Lutheran Institution in the state. The comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 2,277 accredited colleges and universities with each university evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment.  

“As the VP for Academic Affairs, I am very proud of our academic community and the overall commitment to our [...]

February 25, 2021

Upcoming student events provide opportunity to meet others and relax

sign up for open gym time at the hirvonen gym Student Senate, in partnership with FinnU staff and faculty, are working to provide students with an opportunity to use the Hirvonen Gym for non-contact sports open gym. Students can play games like HORSE and Around the World, but cannot engage in 2-on-2. Students will be asked to sign up in advance, initially, to help with capacity limits. The gym will be available Sundays 5-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays/Thursdays 5-8 p.m. Sign [...]

February 24, 2021

CVC: Jobs & Internship Opportunities 2/24/2021

New opportunities

Click on the headings below to learn more about current job openings and other opportunities. For more information or to get help with an application, email CVC@finlandia.edu to request an appointment!

Jobs

+ Retail Merchandising Specialist - Premium Retail Services

As a Retail Specialist at Premium, you’ll ensure Premium’s client brands stand out at Walmart stores by driving product availability. Your efforts executing retail merchandising activities will connect customers with the brands they love in one of the [...]

February 23, 2021

Financial Aid, Football and more make the move to Nikander and Mannerheim Halls

As the nursing and PTA programs left their former office and classroom spaces in Nikander and Mannerheim Halls to move into the newly renovated Hirvonen College of Health Sciences, many others began taking their spots. Here’s a complete rundown of key campus office moves since the beginning of the semester.

The Financial Aid staff have moved from Old Main into Mannerheim where the former nursing faculty offices were.

Michelle Tanner: Mannerheim 202 Marie Bonenfant: Mannerheim 204 Sandy Turnquist: [...]

February 19, 2021

The Seaton Center for Vocation & Career is officially open

It’s a moment campus has been waiting for since the news originally broke in 2019. The Seaton Center for Vocation & Career is officially open and housed in Nikander 15. While there are still some furniture pieces coming in and decorating to be completed, the CVC is now offering services and appointment to students.

Director of Career Services Emma Dorst stopped by Finlandia Fridays to talk about the official launch of the CVC, what services students can take [...]

February 17, 2021

CVC: Jobs & Internship Opportunities 2/17/2021

New opportunities

Click on the headings below to learn more about current job openings and other opportunities. For more information or to get help with an application, email CVC@finlandia.edu to request an appointment!

Jobs

+ Administrative/Human Resources Assistant - Western UP Health Dept.

The Administrative/Human Resources Assistant provides diversified executive office secretarial and administrative support functions for the day-to-day operations of the Administrative unit, and serves as personal secretary to the Health Officer/Administrator and Medical Director. Coordinate and track workflow, [...]

February 16, 2021

Textbook buyback happening Feb. 23-25 at NWB

Textbook Buyback will be at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University on February 23-25. This is an opportunity for students to get top dollar back for textbooks after they’re done using them. All textbooks purchased by cash, check, credit card, financial aid, or sponsorship are eligible for buy back. North Wind Books has partnered with Nebraska Book Company to provide the opportunity to receive Cash for Books. Please have your Student ID with you for Buyback.

TEXTBOOK BUYBACK [...]

February 16, 2021

Applications Open for 2021 Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing

Update 2/25: The scholarship deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 10. This article has been updated to reflect that change.

Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year with a GPA between 3.00 to 3.49 may be eligible for the Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing. Application deadline for the scholarship is Thursday, March 10.

The amount of scholarships and money awarded will depend on the quantity and quality of applications. Students who want to be considered for renewal [...]

February 15, 2021

Breaking the Barriers Film Series kicks off with Selma on Feb. 18

The Breaking the Barriers Film Series will showcase the movie “Selma” on Thursday, Feb. 18 starting at 7 p.m. in the Hirvonen College of Health Sciences auditorium. The film series will be hosted by the Finlandia Diversity Committee to celebrate change agents who have made a difference in the world. “We want to celebrate those that have broken the barriers to show the world how important ALL people are, no matter their gender, race, sexual identity, or abilities,” said [...]

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February 15, 2021

Kalevala Week Programs Begin February 23

The Copper Country Community Arts Center and the Finlandia University Finnish & Nordic Studies Program are pleased to announce Kalevala Week 2021, a joint program of public events in celebration of Finland’s national epic, Kalevala. Centered on the CCCAC’s annual Art of the Kalevala exhibition and the Finnish & Nordic Studies Program’s annual Kalevala reading marathon, this series will highlight the important place Kalevala has in the Copper Country through a series of events that will [...]

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