Alma College has committed to helping Finlandia University students continue their education through the creation of a full tuition scholarship. The Alma-Finlandia Bridge Scholarship will cover full tuition and fees for eligible FinnU students and is renewable for up to three years or until the student graduates.
Eligible criteria for the Alma-Finlandia Bridge Scholarship include the following:
Proof of enrollment at Finlandia University for the 2022-2023 academic year
Admission to Alma College by May 5, 2023
Paid enrollment deposit to Alma College by [...]
Finlandia University has finalized a Teach-Out Agreement with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, Wisc. that will apply to PTA and Pre-PTA students at FinnU. Non-PTA or non-Pre-PTA majors applying for admission to NWTC will be considered transfer students.
Founded in 1912, NWTC is a nationally-recognized, two-year public college serving nearly 20,000 individuals annually. Focused on student success and the economic vitality of its communities, NWTC transforms, strengthens, and inspires the people of northeast Wisconsin and beyond.
Announced Tuesday, March 14, Finlandia University’s Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to dissolve the institution and wind up affairs in an orderly manner. The announcement follows news from March 2 that the institution would not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year.
The Board of Trustees and University President Timothy Pinnow stated the extremely difficult decision is the result of an intensive analysis of Finlandia’s operations after exploring all potentially feasible strategic alternatives, including the rigorous search for new partnerships [...]
On Thursday, March 2, Finlandia University’s Board of Trustees announced that Finlandia will not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year. The decision follows months of continuous efforts to find pathways for the University to continue its mission.
“I am deeply saddened to announce that due to a combination of demographic changes, with fewer high school graduates available, a steep decrease in interest in going to college among those graduates, and an unbearable debt load, Finlandia’s Board of Trustees met and [...]
Virtanen presenting during Kalevalathon 2023, a reading marathon of Finland’s national epic poem, the Kalevala.
Finlandia Associate Professor of Finnish & Nordic Studies Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen has been named co-editor of the Journal of Finnish Studies. Having worked on the journal’s editorial staff since 2009, Virtanen now shares co-editorship with renowned folklorist and scholar, Thomas A. DuBois.
In addition to her co-editorship, Virtanen highlighted Finlandia’s Finnish studies program further when her field-related work was featured in three PBS [...]
Finlandia University’s Suomi College of Arts & Sciences presents the 2023 Spring Colloquium celebrating two new faculty books. This year’s event will feature a reading, dialogue and book signing by authors Dr. Carolyn Dekker and Dr. William Knoblauch.
More about the authors and their new books can be found below.
North Country: A Pedagogical Almanac
North Country: A Pedagogical Almanac is a memoir in-essays that covers Dr. Carolyn Dekker’s life from 2015-2020. The book braids together teaching and family stories with [...]
Nursing program students entering into their junior and senior year are invited to apply
Applications are now being accepted for the Ryan Bessolo, MSN, RN, CMSRN Memorial Endowed Scholarship. The application deadline for the scholarship is Monday, March 13, 2023.
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year with a GPA of 3.25 GPA or higher may be eligible for the scholarship. Qualified applicants must be continuing their nursing studies at Finlandia University the following year.
The Academic Achievement Committee, in coordination [...]
Freshman women returning as full-time students for the fall 2023 semester invited to apply
Applications are now being accepted for the Virginia Fund Scholarship, which is open to all freshman women at Finlandia University. The scholarship, typically $250-500, is awarded based on academic achievement and contribution to campus life. The Academic Achievement Committee will review applications, and the winner will be announced in the coming weeks. The Virginia Fund Scholarship will be applied to the 2023-24 academic year. Students of [...]
Dr. Fredi de Yampert will represent Houghton, Keweenaw and Baraga Counties on the Superior Health Foundation’s board of directors. De Yampert currently serves as VP of Academic Affairs and dean of the College of Health Sciences at Finlandia University.
“I look forward to being part of the great work of the Foundation. Being that the UP is rather remote, our healthcare needs are specific to our region,” de Yampert said. “As a nurse, I strongly believe access to adequate, [...]
The Finlandia Scholarship for Art is a new competitive art scholarship opportunity available for Fall 2023 incoming freshmen or transfer students majoring in Art Therapy or Graphic Design.
New to Finlandia for Fall 2023 (incoming freshman or transfer)
Art Therapy or Graphic Design major
2.5 GPA required
One single $2,000 scholarship, renewable for four years by maintaining a 2.5 GPA
Competitive (awarded based on portfolio review)
Portfolio reviews will occur following the spring 2023 semester and the recipient will be awarded [...]