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September 28, 2020

Finlandia University Safe Open Plan Update 9/28/20

The following is a campus-wide message from President Philip Johnson regarding Finlandia’s Covid-19 Safe Open Plan response. 

Dear Finlandia Community,

As shared with you last week, we can be very encouraged by our efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on our campus and in our community. Very recently, however, we have seen the number of positive COVID-19 cases in our neighboring communities rise sharply.  This concerns us all.

Finlandia’s plan for safe living and learning identifies both [...]

August 6, 2020

Learn all about Fall 2020 with FinnU’s New Fall 2020 Web Pages

Finlandia is excited to launch its new Fall 2020 web pages just in time for the new semester. Students, employees and community members can conveniently find information as it pertains to their group on the new pages. In addition, there is a new Covid FAQ page that includes information on FinnU’s Covid-19 case count, testing, quarantining procedures, contact tracing and prevention measures.

“This year is obviously a bit different than before, so we thought it crucial [...]

February 10, 2020

2nd annual Kalevalathon to be held on Feb. 28

Kalevalathon is back again for another year. Join students and faculty in celebration of Kalevala Day on Friday, February 28 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center as they read the Finnish epic poem, the Kalevala.

“February 28 is Kalevala Day in Finland, which commemorates Finnish culture, the Kalevala epic and the notion of Sisu, all of which are important to our campus as well,” said Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen, Assistant Professor of Finnish & [...]

October 1, 2019

Dana Pakulski, New Assistant Librarian at Maki Library

Finlandia University is excited to welcome back Dana Pakulski, a 2018 alum, who is one of two Assistant Librarians at Maki Library.  Pakulski received her Bachelor’s degree in English and plans to earn her Master’s degree in Library Services and Sciences.  

Prior to working at Maki Library, Pakulski, worked at the Hancock Public Library as a Library Assistant, where she shelved and processed books, organized storytimes and helped patrons. On-campus she will provide reference services to students, faculty, [...]

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October 1, 2019

Climate Change Writing Contest

The Campus Read committee invites submissions of essays, fiction and poetry (500 words or less) that consider how your life, landscape and community are affected by the climate crisis, or that imagines how we can meet its challenges.

The winning entry will be announced October 22 at the Campus Read event with Katya Gordon and published in the Daily Mining Gazette.

Email entries to dana.pakulski@finandia.edu by October 20 to be considered.

December 7, 2017

Dr. Jorma Kalliokoski recognized at ISAD’s First Thursday

From left, Assistant Librarian Airen Campbell-Olszewski, Finlandia supporter Dr. Jorma Kalliokoski, former librarian Marjory Johnston, former librarian Janet Dalquist and Head Librarian Rebecca R. Daly pose for a photo at the end of this month’s First Thursday even in the Jutila Center.

This week during First Thursday Dr. Jorma Kalliokoski was recognized and thanks for his generous support of Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design and Sulo & Aileen Maki Library. Dr. Kalliokoski was presented with certificate [...]

December 7, 2017

TODAY: First Thursday to recognize Dr. Kalliokoski

This month’s International School of Art & Design First Thursday is going to include a special moment where students and staff recognize Dr. Jorma Kalliokoski, a long-time donor to the university’s art & design school and Maki Library.

December 4, 2017

Maki Library expands hours for final two weeks of semester

The Sulo & Aileen Maki Library at Finlandia University has expanded its hours of operation throughout the final two weeks of the semester to help students better prepare for finals week.

A full list of hours can be found below, and can always be found on the right-hand column on the Maki Library webpage.

December 4-10, 2017 MONDAY-THURSDAY, 8 a.m. – Midnight FRIDAY, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. SATURDAY, 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. SUNDAY, 3 p.m. – Midnight December 11-17 (finals week) MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, 8 a.m. – Midnight THURSDAY, 8 a.m. – 11 [...]

November 28, 2017

Maki Library hosting pre-holiday book sale

Finlandia University’s Sulo & Aileen Maki Library is inviting the public to stop in this week for its pre-holiday book sale. The sale began Monday, November 27 and will continue until Saturday, December 2. The library’s book sale is available from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

The Maki Library is located on the first floor of Wargelin Hall. Handicap parking is available [...]

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