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February 25, 2021

Finlandia University Ranks Among The Top Colleges In Michigan

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 [...]

February 9, 2021

Faculty encouraged to nominate students for 2021 honors, awards and scholarships

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 [...]

February 4, 2021

It’s FAFSA time! Fill yours out before time is up on March 1

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 [...]

February 1, 2021

115 named to FinnU Dean’s & Honors List for Fall 2020

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 [...]

January 28, 2021

Dr. Virtanen dives into upcoming open class on ‘Racism and White Nationalism in Finland Today’

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 [...]

January 28, 2021

Acadeum provides more online course options for students

Finlandia University is excited to announce a new partnership with the Council of Independent Colleges Online Course Sharing Consortium through its Acadeum platform. Through Acadeum, students can sign up for online classes offered by other universities in the cohort. The service is particularly ideal for transfer students or students looking for a course that is not offered at Finlandia. 

“If a transfer student joins us in the Spring semester and a course they need is not currently offered, [...]

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