Both Huested and Dart spent the earlier years of their lives in southern Michigan, with Dart being from Lansing and moving to Virginia when he was 13, and Huested growing up in the town of Newago, about an hour away from Grand Rapids. Dart graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science Education in [...]
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Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design (ISAD) will be undergoing program changes beginning in the Fall 2021.
Beginning fall 2021, FinnU will no longer accept new students into the Fiber & Fashion, Intermedia, and Ceramic Design bachelor degree programs. These programs are not completely closed, but enrollment interest over the years has waned and ISAD Dean Denise Vandeville says the programs will be suspended until enrollment interest grows and the school can sustain its re-emergence. The programs will [...]
According to the US News & World Report, economically disadvantaged students are less likely than others to finish college, even when controlling for other characteristics. But some colleges are more successful [...]
Finlandia University is pleased to announce a seven year extension of the Hancock Promise (formerly Finlandia Promise or Hancock Award) between the Hancock school district and university. The Hancock Promise allows for Hancock Central High School graduates to attend Finlandia University at a tuition cost of up to only $2500.00 per school year.
“The Hancock Promise is a core expression of Finlandia’s commitment to champion and support private higher education for neighboring families who thought it to be out of reach,” [...]
Starting on Monday, June 29, 2020, Finlandia University will resume on-campus visits to prospective students and their families on a limited basis. Virtual visits will continue to be an option, and may be encouraged depending on visitor status (health, location of residence, method of travel, etc.). Finlandia asks visitors that have been in contact with anyone that has tested positive for COVID-19, have traveled internationally two weeks prior to their campus visit, or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms visit virtually [...]
Finlandia University has been named a 2020 Best Value Colleges by University Research & Review. This marks the third time in four years Finlandia has made the list.
“Finlandia University is a small private school that devotes their time to help students in achieving their career dreams,” said one testimonial on Best Value Colleges website. “I love the small classes and the availability of the professors. The professors are always there to help whenever needed.”
“At Finlandia,100 percent of traditional full-time [...]
On this week’s episode of Finlandia Fridays host, Anastazia Hartman is joined by Finlandia’s new Dean of Enrollment Anthony Schwass to discuss his goals, the new lower deposit rate, summer courses and more.
Schwass who recently joined the Finlandia family shared what this lower deposit rate means for incoming students during this time of uncertainty.
“We are facing a great level of unpredictability in the coming weeks and perhaps months due to the COVID-19 situation,” said Schwass. “The [...]
Finlandia University is extending it’s $1,000 Visiting Scholarship deadline to August 1, 2020. This scholarship is only available to first-time full-time students in good standing at the University entering Fall 2020. To receive this award visits must be scheduled through the admissions office.
While FinnU is suspending the scheduling of on-campus tours through March 30, prospective students can schedule and complete a virtual tour with their admissions officer and still receive the $1,000 scholarship.
For more information or to schedule your tour, please contact [...]
Sherry Wyeth joined the Finlandia University’s College of Health and Science recruitment staff this past semester. Her expertise in building relationships translates directly to university admissions work.
“The physical therapy assistants and nursing Finlandia graduates that I worked with professionally were some of my favorite peers; I’d like to be apart of bringing more of them into the healthcare world, ” said Wyeth.
Sherry earned her bachelor’s degree in General Studies with a concentration in Psychology from Fort Hays State [...]
Geliche graduated from Finlandia University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Fiber and Fashion Design, and a minor in Finnish and Nordic Studies. Geliche was a member of the Servant Leadership House, Helsinki Slang, a Palahemio Fellow and a member of the Young Women’s Caucus for Art while [...]