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Riku F. Lion
September 6, 2022

Announcing the $1,000 Riku Scholarship!

It’s official! 

The Riku Scholarship is officially back, and two lucky students have the opportunity to seek out a $1,000 scholarship to don the “mane” during the Fall 2022 semester. 

Riku F. Lion is the true spirit of Finlandia University and for nearly two decades “The Big Cat” has been displaying his sisu across the nation. The official mascot of Finlandia Athletics, FinnU’s “mane” man shows his school spirit at other campus events, too. 

If you’ve got school spirit, have a knack for [...]

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April 11, 2022

Hancock Promise application deadline extended to May 1 for Hancock grads

Finlandia’s Hancock Promise deadline has been extended to May 1. This means Hancock Central High School students who are interested in attending FinnU in Fall 2022 will have additional time to start their application process.

The Hancock Promise allows for Hancock Central High School graduates to attend Finlandia University at a tuition cost of up to only $2,500 per school year. Beginning in 2009, approximately 18-26 students have taken advantage of the program annually.

The decision to extend the Hancock Promise [...]

Student-Computer
April 4, 2022

Michigan’s FAFSA priority deadline extended to May 1

Michigan high school seniors who want to be given priority consideration for State of Michigan financial aid programs now have extra time to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The FAFSA priority deadline has been extended to May 1.

The FAFSA is a critical step when applying for grants, scholarships and other forms of financial assistance. Submissions received at the federal processor before May 1, rather than the original March 1 [...]

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March 4, 2022

FinnU Shark Day hosting local students for entrepreneurship competition

On this week’s episode of Finlandia Fridays, Education Partner Manager and Dual Enrollment Advisor Lauren Huested joins the show to talk about FinnU Shark Day. A play on the show Shark Tank, the March 9 event focuses on teaching students in their junior and senior years about entrepreneurship, creativity, working in a team and public speaking skills. The final winners will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship to attend Finlandia to be used in the fall of 2022 [...]

Annette Sawadogo
February 16, 2022

Sawadogo joins Copper Country Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors

Finlandia University is pleased to announce Annette Sawadogo’s recent election to the Copper Country Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors. Sawadogo, Finlandia’s Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life & Campus Safety, started her six-year term in January.

“I am looking forward to working with a great group of people with a common goal to serve others in our community,” Sawadogo said. “I am happy that I will be able to be a part of something that gives people [...]

Best Value School
January 24, 2022

FinnU named a 2021 Best Value College

For the fourth time in five years, Finlandia University has been named a Best Value College by University Research & Review.

“We are incredibly proud of this award because it reflects the diligent and passionate and personalized work being done by our employees every day, and showcase how our tight-knit campus community fosters these efforts. The definition of value includes the importance, worth, or usefulness of something… Finlandia’s repeated status as one of the very best showcases our inherent [...]

Kat Hanson
December 17, 2021

Meet Kat Hanson, Admissions’ newest Enrollment Counselor

Finlandia is pleased to welcome new Enrollment Counselor Kat Hanson to the Enrollment team. Hanson comes to Finlandia University with an educational background from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota with two Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Race & Ethnic Studies. Prior to accepting the position at FinnU, Hanson worked three years in the athletic department at St. Olaf. In her time working with Olaf athletics, she wore many hats including working under the Sports Information [...]

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December 10, 2021

Enrollment Counselor Jason Dart introduces Early Bird Scholarship on Finlandia Fridays

Eager to talk about the new Early Bird Scholarship, Finlandia Fridays bring on Enrollment Counselor Jason Dart to discuss topics like “Who can apply?”, Finlandia’s expedited admissions process and tips for how students and families can maximize their financial aid opportunities. Announced earlier this week, the Fall 2022 Early Bird Scholarship is a new, one-time $500 scholarship for students who apply and submit their transcripts by Jan. 1.

“It’s $500 for doing something you have to do anyway. Everybody has to [...]

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December 9, 2021

Early Bird Scholarship available for incoming students who submit transcripts by Jan. 1

Finlandia University is awarding a new, one-time $500 scholarship for Fall 2022 to students who submit their transcripts to Finlandia Admissions by Jan. 1, 2022. The Early Bird Scholarship is awarded to the student upon acceptance to the university.

“All prospective students applying for admission to Finlandia University are required to submit their transcripts; they can’t be officially accepted to FinnU without taking this step. Offering the $500 Early Bird Scholarship as a way to incentivize students to get their [...]

October 22, 2021

Finlandia to offer Online RN-BSN at $7,500: Learning more with Sherry Wyeth

This week on Finlandia Fridays, host Jordan Shawhan is joined by Enrollment Counselor Sherry Wyeth to talk about Finlandia’s Online RN-BSN completion track program. The award-winning program recently announced a price drop to a total out-of-pocket tuition cost of $7,500, or $250 per credit hour.

“This program is for working nurses, so if you’re an ADN already working in a clinic, hospital environment or long-term care, this is a great program for you,” Wyeth said. “Classes are eight weeks long and [...]