This week on Finlandia Fridays, new Executive Assistant to the President, Kailee Laplander, joins the show to talk about Finlandia’s upcoming 125th Anniversary celebrations on December 3, 4 and 5. For the first time, Laplander dives into these three special days of storytelling, Folk School workshops, art, worship and musical performances. The weekend culminates on Sunday with a special edition program of Finlandia’s Annual Finnish Independence Day Observance.
“We are coming together to celebrate our 125 years through several events between [...]
Daniel Zuchak, from Rittman, Ohio, transferred to Finlandia University to get his bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and play for the Men’s Basketball team. One of the main reasons Zuchak chose Liberal Studies as his major is because it allows him to learn about various subjects and become a more well-rounded individual.
“I have gotten to take courses ranging from business, sports management, religion and psychology. It is fun getting to learn about different things,” said Zuchak.
31st Annual Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series Exhibition
Natalie Salminen INTERSTICE: a small, intervening space
December 4, 2021- February 4, 2022
Finnish American artist Natalie Salminen Rude will present an exhibit titled Interstice: [noun] a small, intervening space, for the 31st Annual Contemporary Finnish American Artist Series. Contemplative, multidisciplinary and inquisitive, Salminen Rude aims to identify and unmask the dehumanizing forces found within technology and systemization. What is to be done if we are too deeply steeped in a system that [...]
This week, Finlandia Fridays welcomes Business Office Controller Cyril FoxPetrov to explore Finlandia’s Lily I. Jutila Center for Global Design and Business. The Center, located on the scenic banks of the Portage Canal, is less than a mile from Finlandia’s main campus and serves as a place of cultivation for students, faculty, staff and industry to learn and thrive.
The building houses several University departments including the Business Office, Marketing & Communications, Human Resources and Finlandia’s International School of [...]
The Lily I. Jutila Center was renovated and reopened in 2005 to create a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in the community. The Jutila Center aims to nurture students in their transition from college to business along with providing a collaborative, experiential learning environment between students, faculty and industry to learn and apply the best sustainable business practices. The proud home of Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design, the Jutila Center holds state-of-the-art computer labs utilized [...]
For FinnU Physical Therapist Assistant and Healthcare Management student Tabin Filizetti, helping individuals take small but influential steps felt like the right fit. He sees the importance in how assisting someone to become more physically capable can make all of the difference. Finlandia’s PTA program is just that; helping people recover through meaningful rehabilitation services.
“Helping people is what I’m all about, the rehabilitation process is amazing to me and I love seeing progress in patients even if it [...]
The Finnish American Reporter recently received the Finlandia Foundation National Award of Excellence for 2021. Founded in 1986, the FAR is the largest and most widely circulated newspaper for Finns in North America. Editor-in-Chief David Maki accepted the award at FFN’s meeting last month at Finn Camp in Wixom, Michigan.
“We aim to serve the entirety of Finnish America, much like Finlandia Foundation does,” Maki said.
“The Reporter exists because of its customers, it exists for its customers and our customers [...]
Ashanté Kindle and Khari Turner both created new work for their recent Finlandia University exhibit Copper Planted Seeds. After learning about the mining history of the Copper Country and the concept of Sisu, the artists developed work that sought common ground with our local history and connected with their experiences in life.
“Initially when thinking about making work for Copper Planted Seeds, I thought a lot about the history of your area and the role Black people played in that [...]
This week on Finlandia Fridays, host Jordan Shawhan is joined by Enrollment Counselor Sherry Wyeth to talk about Finlandia’s Online RN-BSN completion track program. The award-winning program recently announced a price drop to a total out-of-pocket tuition cost of $7,500, or $250 per credit hour.
“This program is for working nurses, so if you’re an ADN already working in a clinic, hospital environment or long-term care, this is a great program for you,” Wyeth said. “Classes are eight weeks long and [...]
Western Upper Peninsula’s only accredited BSN program, the Online RN-BSN completion track, just became even more affordable at Finlandia University.
For busy nurses looking to advance their careers, budgeting for an RN-BSN program should be the least of their worries. Finlandia is making that part easier by lowering the price of its Online RN-BSN program to $7,500.
The $7,500 price tag includes all of a student’s tuition and fees, whether that is as low as 30 or as many as 48 [...]