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March 17, 2020

Finlandia University Coronavirus Response Update March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Finlandia continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and respond to announcements and information from local, state and federal agencies. The most recent update from the Governor’s Office can be found at https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/.

Personal Care and Notification

All higher risk faculty and staff are encouraged to seek potential arrangements to work remotely. This request can be made to your individual supervisor and the Office of Human Resources at (906) 487-7339 or alyson.delandsheer@finlandia.edu. Human Resources has created [...]

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February 18, 2020

Jutila Center Midwinter Gathering

Finlandia University and Michigan Tech Smartzone invite all students, faculty and staff to a Midwinter Gathering at the Lily I. Jutila Center on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 12-2 p.m. Music and hors d’oeuvres will be provided in the lobby.

The annual celebration is an open house to showcase the facilities and celebrate all the tenants and programs that occur within the center. The Jutila Center houses Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design, Finlandia staff [...]

jutila center
February 18, 2020

Students & Employees Invited to Midwinter Gathering at Jutila Center Feb. 26

Finlandia University and Michigan Tech Smartzone invite all students, faculty and staff to a Midwinter Gathering at the Lily I. Jutila Center on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 12-2 p.m. Music and hors d’oeuvres will be provided in the lobby.

The annual celebration is an open house to showcase the facilities and celebrate all the tenants and programs that occur within the center. The Jutila Center houses Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design, Finlandia staff [...]

November 15, 2018

Jutila Center Holiday Party

Tenants of Finlandia University’s Jutila Center are invited to the annual Jutila Center / SmartZone Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 5 at noon.

All FinnU employees are invited to attend.

Karin Van Dyke
May 7, 2018

Karin Van Dyke now Vice President of External Relations and Advancement

Finlandia University is pleased to announce Karin Van Dyke is stepping into the role of Vice President of External Relations and Advancement.

“Throughout my career, I have had some awesome positions which gave me the opportunity to extend the reach of my organization by strengthening public relations and community connections,” said Van Dyke.  “With this role change, we now have the opportunity to devote dedicated time to do this important work.”

Van Dyke has been at Finlandia for five years, starting [...]

Alyson DeLandsheer Finlandia University
January 24, 2017

Meet Alyson DeLandsheer, new Coordinator of University Relations

Finlandia is proud to introduce Alyson DeLandsheer, one of the newest additions to the Finlandia University family. DeLandsheer takes a lead role at our university as the Coordinator of University Relations.

“I love this community,” DeLandsheer expressed. “Being here makes me feel like I have another family. I am also excited to be working in a higher ed environment.”

DeLandsheer is originally from Ironwood, Michigan. After living in Colorado for many years, she and her husband came back to their roots in [...]

November 21, 2016

Jutila/SmartZone Holiday Party

Tenants of Finlandia University’s Jutila Center are invited to the annual Jutila Center / SmartZone Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 7 at noon.

All FinnU employees are invited to attend.

July 13, 2016

Dr. Emily Geiger joins science department at Finlandia

Finlandia University has hired Dr. Emily Geiger as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry.

“I’m excited to be part of the science department at Finlandia,” Dr. Geiger said. “I appreciate the small class sizes, which contribute to a great learning environment.”

Dr. Geiger began teaching as an adjunct at FinnU in the spring semester. She will lead courses in general chemistry and organic chemistry, as well as the associated labs this fall. The offering of organic chemistry courses is new at the university.

“I [...]

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 [...]

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