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 [...]
Update 2/25: The deadline to nominate students has been extended to Wednesday, March 10. This article has been updated to reflect that change.
The Honors and Awards Banquet is upon us and all faculty are invited to nominate deserving students for scholarship and awards. The event is dependent upon faculty nominations so please take a few minutes to nominate students you believe to be good candidates by March 10. Below is information on all five scholarships and a link to [...]
Calling all Michigan students, the FAFSA deadline is fast approaching. Don’t forget that all FAFSA’s need to be completed by March 1 in order to get the most out of your financial aid package for the coming year.
Students seeking financial aid must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA application is available from high school guidance offices, the Finlandia University Office of Financial Aid or the FAFSA application can be completed online at fafsa.gov. Federal and state [...]
Finlandia University is proud to announce its Fall 2020 semester Dean’s and Honors List Students. In total 115 students earned honors, including 79 who earned Dean’s List honors for having a grade point average of 3.75 or above.
To be eligible for either list students must have completed 12 or more credits and had no grade below a “C.” Dean’s List students earned a GPA of 3.75 or above, while Honors List students had a GPA between 3.50 and 3.749. Semester academic honors are not granted to students with an [...]
Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen will present the second lecture in the Spring 2021 Anti-Racist Open Classroom Series on Tuesday, February 2 at 4:10 pm. She will be discussing “Racism and White Nationalism in Finland Today” as part of her regularly scheduled History and Culture of Finland course. The event is free and open to the public. Please register here. In anticipation of the event, Dr. Virtanen provided some insight into what participants can expect and why it’s an important [...]
Step into Dr. Pettibone’s Social Psychology course as he discusses stereotypes and prejudices from a psychological perspective. Sign up here for the Zoom link, which will be emailed to you the day before the event.
Step into Dr. Dekker’s African American Literature course as she explores Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his activism. Sign up here for the Zoom link, which will be emailed to you the day before the event.
Step into Pastor Sarah Semmler Smith’s World Religions course as she discusses the connection between Christian nationalism and white supremacy in her “For the Bible Tells Me So” lesson. Sign up here for the Zoom link, which will be emailed to you the day before the event.