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 [...]
sign up for open gym time at the hirvonen gym
Student Senate, in partnership with FinnU staff and faculty, are working to provide students with an opportunity to use the Hirvonen Gym for non-contact sports open gym. Students can play games like HORSE and Around the World, but cannot engage in 2-on-2.
Students will be asked to sign up in advance, initially, to help with capacity limits. The gym will be available Sundays 5-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays/Thursdays 5-8 p.m. Sign [...]
As the nursing and PTA programs left their former office and classroom spaces in Nikander and Mannerheim Halls to move into the newly renovated Hirvonen College of Health Sciences, many others began taking their spots. Here’s a complete rundown of key campus office moves since the beginning of the semester.
The Financial Aid staff have moved from Old Main into Mannerheim where the former nursing faculty offices were.
It’s a moment campus has been waiting for since the news originally broke in 2019. The Seaton Center for Vocation & Career is officially open and housed in Nikander 15. While there are still some furniture pieces coming in and decorating to be completed, the CVC is now offering services and appointment to students.
Director of Career Services Emma Dorst stopped by Finlandia Fridays to talk about the official launch of the CVC, what services students can take [...]
Textbook Buyback will be at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University on February 23-25. This is an opportunity for students to get top dollar back for textbooks after they’re done using them. All textbooks purchased by cash, check, credit card, financial aid, or sponsorship are eligible for buy back. North Wind Books has partnered with Nebraska Book Company to provide the opportunity to receive Cash for Books. Please have your Student ID with you for Buyback.
The Breaking the Barriers Film Series will showcase the movie “Selma” on Thursday, Feb. 18 starting at 7 p.m. in the Hirvonen College of Health Sciences auditorium. The film series will be hosted by the Finlandia Diversity Committee to celebrate change agents who have made a difference in the world.
“We want to celebrate those that have broken the barriers to show the world how important ALL people are, no matter their gender, race, sexual identity, or abilities,” said [...]
The Copper Country Community Arts Center and the Finlandia University Finnish & Nordic Studies Program are pleased to announce Kalevala Week 2021, a joint program of public events in celebration of Finland’s national epic, Kalevala. Centered on the CCCAC’s annual Art of the Kalevala exhibition and the Finnish & Nordic Studies Program’s annual Kalevala reading marathon, this series will highlight the important place Kalevala has in the Copper Country through a series of events that will [...]
TRIO Pre-College programs Online Advisor Kailee Laplander stopped by Finlandia Fridays to discuss a new pilot program that 10 lucky western UP high schoolers will be a part of this spring semester. The STEAM Saturdays program focuses on connecting students from across the country who are interested in social justice and careers and STEAM in a monthly e-meeting. The program will be piloted with 20 TRIO Pre-College programs from across the country and give students the [...]