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February 6, 2020

Finlandia Named a Top 30 Liberal Arts College in the Midwest

Finlandia University has been named a Top 30 Liberal Arts College in the Midwest according to Great Value Colleges.

“Finlandia is honored to be included in the list of the Top 30 Liberal Arts Colleges in the Midwest, as presented by Great Value College,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Fredi deYampert. “Finlandia is indeed a great value. We are the only liberal arts university in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our tuition is competitive and the quality of [...]

September 23, 2019

Dr. Jeffrey Pettibone Welcomed as New Psychology Professor

Finlandia University is pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Pettibone as Assistant Professor of Psychology. Pettibone is joining FinnU after spending time as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California.

“I was very impressed when I came to Finlandia,” said Dr. Pettibone. “There is an intentional care that goes into the quality of teaching here. These were some of the first times that I talked to people who had a primary interest in teaching. It was exciting [...]

April 16, 2019

Finlandia Recognized as One of the Best Christian Schools for Psych Majors

Finlandia University has been named one of the 2019 Best Christian Schools for Psychology Students by Psychology Degree Guide.

“It’s wonderful that Finlandia has been recognized as a university that has the resources available to fulfill students’ spiritual needs, making students happier, healthier and better equipped to reach their potential,” said Brittany Nelson, Visiting Professor of Psychology.

This is the first time that FinnU has been recognized on this list. [...]

October 20, 2017

Psychology program welcomes Kamara Taylor

Teaching Excellence Award winner making a difference at FinnU

Finlandia University’s psychology department welcomed award-winning professor Kamara Taylor to begin the 2017-18 academic year. Taylor arrived at Finlandia after three years at Illinois Central College, where she earned the Teaching Excellence Award and Faculty Fellowship.

“Coming to Finlandia from a community college has been a natural move, as I wanted to be at a college that was teaching and relationship focused,” Taylor said. “Being in this role [...]

September 11, 2017

New study abroad opportunity available for sociology, psychology and CJ students

Student exchange now in place with Sheffield Hallam University in United Kingdom

Finlandia University and Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom have entered into a student exchange partnership that will allow for study abroad opportunities for students majoring in sociology, psychology or criminal justice.

“Students will love this new opportunity in the United Kingdom,” Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Richard Gee said. “We’ve been talking about adding this for a couple of years, and we’re [...]

November 8, 2016

Study Table (nursing, psy, a&p, university studies)

Looking to get a little extra help? Stop by the Finlandia Hall Café for Study Table! These study sessions are open to all FinnU students.

This night’s tutors are Melissa Helppi who can help with Nursing, PSY, A&P, University Studies and Erin Raymond who can help with nursing and general studies.

August 8, 2016

Psychology department welcomes Dr. Jillian O’Rourke Stuart

Finlandia University and its Suomi College of Arts & Sciences has hired Dr. Jillian O’Rourke Stuart as Assistant Professor of Psychology. Stuart is coming to Hancock after completing her doctorate studies at the University of Iowa.

“I’m excited to get to the Upper Peninsula and Finlandia,” Dr. Stuart said. “I went to a small liberal arts school for my undergrad degree, and I always wanted to go back to that kind of environment.”

Dr. Stuart earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology [...]

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