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November 8, 2019

Diversity Dinner Brings Tastes of World to Finlandia Hall Cafe on Nov. 13

One of Finlandia University’s most loved events is back next week. The Diversity Dinner is set for Wednesday, November 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Finlandia Hall Café.

Cuisine options include:

Japanese Mexican Thai Finnish Puerto Rican Vietnamese

The event is free for Finlandia students and $10 for the public. Come taste food from around the world as FinnU students cook food from countries of their national origin.

Tickets will be available at the door. For more information or to get involved contact Director of Residence [...]

February 14, 2019

Finlandia Dining Hall new meal plan and food offerings

Dining services just got an upgrade

Finlandia University will have new food offering available to students at Finlandia Dining Hall and a new meal plan option for students this fall.

Based off the responses collected from a dining services survey sent out to students and staff this spring, the results prompted the dining services team to take action.

“The number of folks who took the time to complete the survey was impressive,” said Director of Dining Services Tim Nakkula. [...]

September 6, 2017

Dining Services eager for 2017-18 academic year

Tim Nakkula is back at the helm for Finlandia University Dining Services, moving back into the role of director during the summer break. In addition to Nakkula’s move, the department also welcomes new cook Tom Goldstein, food service workers Avery Neal and Terrance Fuller, and cashiers Ashley Nakkula, Kendra Baril and Clancy Tunstall.

“I am excited to be back as the Director of Dining Services at Finlandia,” Tim Nakkula said. “I am fortunate to have a great staff whom I [...]

February 17, 2017

Pittillo recognized for customer service at Keweenaw Spark Plug Awards

Finlandia University Director of Dining Services Mark Pittillo received the Customer Service Award during the fifth annual Keweenaw Sparkplug Award on Thursday night at Bonfire Steakhouse and Grill in Houghton.

Mark Pittillo’s Customer Service Excellence

Mark Pittillo poses with the customer service award at the 2017 Spark Plug Awards dinner with members of the Michigan Tech hockey team, who he caters for on a weekly basis and presented him with the award.

Pittillo was nominated for the award by Karin Van [...]

Chef Mark Pittillo on Finlandia Fridays
January 6, 2017

Chef Mark highlights community and Winter Welcome

The small town charm and beautiful natural surroundings had Mark Pittillo smitten for Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, and now after living here for more than half a decade it’s the people that “Chef Mark” appreciates most. Especially the students he’s surrounded by at Finlandia University.

Mark Pittillo, Food Service Director at Finlandia University.

“Never did I imagine it would be as rewarding as it has been,” Pittillo said about his experience working at Finlandia. “The kids are incredible. I appreciate them on [...]

January 5, 2017

Spaghetti Dinner Welcoming Feast

Come celebrate the beginning of the semester at Finlandia Hall with a spaghetti feed! This is free for all students, their families, and Finlandia staff and faculty. Event to feature spaghetti (including vegetarian options), garlic bread and salad.

June 3, 2016

Finlandia University launches new website

The Finlandia University Marketing and Communications Department is proud to announce the launch of a new website. The website went live Thursday, June 2 at finlandia.edu.

“This website is a vital investment in the future of Finlandia University,” Director of Marketing and Communications Michael H. Babcock said. “I am proud of our entire campus community for coming together to make this possible.”

This project is the culmination of more than two years of a visual rebranding effort for [...]

Front of Finlandia Hall
May 27, 2016

Gallery of residential life photos at Finlandia University

Finlandia University has one dorm residency, the Finlandia Hall. Finlandia Hall aids students in receiving all their vital needs, food at the Café, sizable dorm rooms, multiple lounge areas for relaxation, computer lab and study rooms for studying that are open all hours throughout the day and night. Below are pictures of the lifestyle from Finlandia Hall such as the new coffee shop, dorm rooms, lounge area, and the Cafe.

Finlandia Hall

Entrance of Finlandia Hall

 

Newly [...]

Dining Services

Dining Services at Finlandia University is here to serve students and the community through the café at Finlandia Hall and through on-campus catering services.

CHANGING THE WORLD FROM DISPOSABLE TO REUSABLE ONE MEAL AT A TIME. HOW DOES OZZI WORK?

•You must first purchase an OZZI container for $10 in the Finlandia Hall Café. •Use the OZZI container for your first meal purchase. •Rinse or wipe out the container after finishing your meal and bring it to the OZZI machine located in Finlandia Halls main [...]

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