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June 8, 2016

Finlandia continues work on Terry Talo Lion’s Den at McAfee Field

On Monday a crew from LJJ Construction, Inc. will continue work on the first phase of the athletics fieldhouse at McAfee Field. The building which will house the Terry Talo Lion’s Den.

The project is expected to be finished in early August. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 3, during the football team’s home opener against Concordia College.

“This project is made possible through the support of an anonymous friend of the university who wished to name the building [...]

February 2, 2016

Michigan’s priority deadline for FAFSA is March 1

To be considered for most financial aid programs, students must complete the Federal Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA) each year. For those students who live in Michigan, it is important to complete the application by March 1 to receive priority consideration for all state financial aid programs.

“We tell students every year the importance of completing the FAFSA as soon as possible,” Director of Financial Aid Sandy Turnquist said. “This year that’s again the case as the state is asking [...]

September 2, 2015

Finlandia sees 25 percent increase in incoming class

For the second straight year Finlandia University is welcoming in a bigger incoming group of students than the year before. This year the jump is 25 percent. At 287 students, it’s the second largest incoming group in school history.

“Our campus is buzzing with activity right now,” Vice President for Institutional Advancement Lenny Klaver said. “We’re honored that these students are choosing Finlandia University for their education, and we cannot wait to see what they accomplish while here.”

Overall enrollment at the [...]

September 1, 2015

Finlandia breaks ground on first phase of fieldhouse

University invests $700,000 in McAfee Field building that’s set to open in 2016

While Finlandia’s first NCAA Division III football game is scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Tuesday morning university leadership had something a little more long-term in mind as they announced the start of construction on the first phase of the athletics fieldhouse at McAfee Field.

“This is a good day for Finlandia,” President Philip Johnson said. “This project marks another step toward meeting the commitments we have made in our strategic [...]

August 3, 2015

Finlandia awarded $286,598 from Federal Education Department

Finlandia awarded $286,598 grant

Money to support TRiO Student Support Services on campus

Finlandia University has been awarded $286,598 annually for the next five years by the U.S. Education Department to provide students with academic and other support services they need to stay in college and earn a bachelors degree. These students meet income guidelines, are the first in their family to pursue a bachelors degree, or possess a learning or physical disability. Nationally students involved in these federally funded program [...]

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