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April 20, 2017

FinnU Communications department looking for summer and year-long interns

The Finlandia University Communications Department is looking for two interns for the upcoming semesters.

The first is a summer internship focused on a new “It’s On Us” campaign the university’s student life department is hosting. That internship will include a slew of video work, as well as graphic design experience. Check out the full job description.

The marketing and communications department is also looking for an intern during the 2017-18 academic year that will be focused on Snapchat and Finlandia Fridays. [...]

April 19, 2017

Deadline moved for application for competitive art and design scholarship

$20,000 art scholarship has application deadline of May 1

The deadline to apply for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship is moved from April 21 to Monday, May 1. To be eligible to win the scholarship, a student must completely fill out the application as well as attend the Portfolio Review Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017. That event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Student-artists working in all media are invited to submit a portfolio of [...]

April 18, 2017

Finals week hours for Maki Library

The end of the Spring 2017 Semester at Finlandia University is quickly approaching, and with that comes expanded hours for the Sulo and Aileen Maki Library. Below are the updated hours, beginning with Sunday.

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 3 p.m. – Midnight Monday, April 24, 2017 – Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8 a.m. – Midnight Friday, April 28, 2017, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017 & Sunday, April 30, 2017, Closed

Non-Academic Hours at Maki Library start on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Those hours will [...]

April 18, 2017

Jarmond and Enstad recognized as Outstanding Seniors in ISB

Students from the Finlandia University International School of Business were recognized during a luncheon on Thursday, April 13, 2017. The intimate luncheon was hosted at the Jutila Center. Students, faculty, and staff from the school gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the seniors, including recognizing Walker Enstad and Schwartzen Jarmond as co-Outstanding Seniors. Several photos from the event are available below, additional photos from the event are on the Finlandia University Facebook page

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April 18, 2017

Textbook Justice Library looking for textbook donations

Book donation boxes are out on campus now to collect books for the Textbook Justice Library.

This project aims to create a collection of textbooks that are used in Finlandia University classes so that students who are in acute financial need and are unable to purchase textbooks will be able to borrow the book and use it all semester long. Donation bins are located near TRIO Student Support Services, in Mannerheim 410, in the Maki Library, and in the lobby of [...]

April 14, 2017

Christopher Dennis talks criminal justice and his internship with government

This week Finlandia Fridays sits down with criminal justice student and Houghton native Christopher Dennis. After his tenure with the Marines, Dennis was looking for a way to make an impact on the community and remain a leader. His decision was to attend Finlandia University and become heavily involved with campus clubs and other events such as local tutoring. Dennis has recently accepted a unique internship working with the Consumer Financial Protection Agency.

Per requirement to the criminal justice program here [...]

April 12, 2017

Textbook Buyback at North Wind Books begins April 19

Textbook Buyback will at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University begins Wednesday, April 19. This is your opportunity to get top dollar back for the textbooks after you’re done using them this semester. Below is the full schedule for Textbook Buyback this semester.

Textbook Buyback Days and Times Wednesday, April 19 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Thursday, April 20 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, April 21 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, April 24 – 10 a.m. – [...]

April 12, 2017

Design Finlandia’s graduation Snapchat filter

Artistic and creative? Or just up for a new and exciting challenge? Then you have come to the right place!

Finlandia University is challenging its students to design the Snapchat filter that will be used during this year’s graduation ceremony (last year’s geofilter is visible here to the right). All submissions must be in by April 24, and must correspond with geofilter regulations outlined by Snapchat. All rules and regulations can be found here at Snapchat Submission Guidelines.

We encourage everyone [...]

April 12, 2017

Dozens recognized at TRIO Awards Night

On April 11 TRIO Student Support Services held a TRIO Awards Night to recognize top TRIO achievers at Finlandia University during the 2016-17 academic year.

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Students honored at the event included Honors and Deans List students from the Fall 2016 semester, 2016-17 graduates, MI TRIO Student Leaders, SISU, Peer Mentor of the Year, Work Study of the Year, Most Improved GPA, Greatest number of hours engaged in tutoring, Spirit of TRIO for [...]

April 11, 2017

Finlandia closed April 14 in recognition of Good Friday

Finlandia University’s campus will be closed on Friday, April 14 in recognition of Good Friday. The campus will open as usual on Monday.

North Wind Books Easter Weekend Hours Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Paavo Nurmi Center Easter Weekend Hours Friday: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday: 4 to 8p.m. Monday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Finlandia employees are reminded that there are 14 dates in 2017 the university will be closed for holiday [...]