The survey is open to all Finlandia and Suomi alumni, takes approximately five minutes to complete and will be available until September 24. Those who do fill out the survey can be entered into a drawing for a $25 North Wind Books gift card. Responses from the survey will help the university and the alumni board better serve FinnU and [...]
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On Wednesday the latest Alumni and Friends Email Newsletter was sent out to those subscribed to the monthly newsletter. You can view the entire newsletter here. If you’re interested in subscribing to the newsletter, visit finlandia.edu/alumni.
These stories were featured in the August 29, 2018 Alumni and Friends Newsletter.Homecoming celebration set for Oct. 4-6 – RSVP Today! Fill out the 2018 Alumni Engagement Survey Finlandia Alumni Board calls for new [...]
Jaimianne Amicucci (‘10) has been promoted to Director for the James Renwick Alliance.
Like most people who visit the copper country, Amicucci fell in love with the sea of trees and long winters during her time at Finlandia University.
“I was looking for three things when I was applying to colleges: great student to teacher ratio, a strong art department and traveling,” says Amicucci, who earned her BFA in ceramics. “Finlandia had the perfect balance of all three.”
Finlandia University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is helping to fill the growing demand for nurse practitioners in the workforce.
“Finlandia’s nursing program, which is an accredited bachelor’s degree nursing program, has a rigorous curriculum and large number of clinical hours that prepare our graduates for advanced degrees in nursing,” said Finlandia’s Nursing Department Chair Johnna Therrian. “For many of our students, obtaining their nurse practitioner (NP) license is their goal when they’re done.”
Obtaining a BSN from Finlandia [...]
When Kelly Aho (’94, ’17) first came to Suomi College in the 1990s, she wanted to be a teacher.
She graduated as an RN instead.
“I decided that nursing is very much like teaching,” said Aho. “You do a lot of patient education, and I like being with patients and their families helping them navigate their healthcare.”
Now the unit manager of surgical [...]
Alissa Pietila never thought she’d be working for a television station, let alone leading her own segment on the five o’clock news.
Pietila, a 2014 Finlandia University alumna, graduated with a bachelor’s in communication with a concentration in journalism and a minor in psychology. During college, she always thought she would work in a magazine and write long-form articles. Instead, she took a job at the Daily Globe in Ironwood before moving to
This year Student Senate Vice President, Kaylor Holmstrom, was inspired to visit Finlandia’s past by way of some old photographs.
“Going through the pages and viewing locations that I recognized, inspired me to reenact some of the photos in those same locations around campus with some of our current students,” said Holmstrom.
The project, titled Then and Now, recreated photos from Suomi College yearbooks with current Finlandia Students. In the last 50 years, the campus, fashion choices, and even rock formation [...]
I am a graphic designer at a marketing firm called Warehouse Twenty One in Cheyenne, Wyoming. I have been with them for just under three years. My company primarily works on large campaigns for companies both regionally and nationally. When we take on a campaign, we can be designing everything from the company’s own brand and identity, to promoting a [...]