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January 16, 2020

Professional Portrait Session Scheduled for Thursday, January 23

All employees and students are invited to have a professional portrait taken on Friday, January 23 at the Finlandia Hall Dining Room. This session will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Students are invited to use the photo on LinkedIn as they prepare to enter the workforce. We will email them in the weeks following the photoshoot. Employees who attend will have the photo used on the employee directory. If personal copies of the photos are desired, please e-mail

November 25, 2019

Haley Bussell Joins the Marketing and Communications Team at Finlandia University

The marketing and communications office at Finlandia University welcomed Haley Bussell to their team this early fall as the new Digital Marketing Coordinator. 

“I’m delighted to be joining FinnU’s enriched and engaged faculty and staff. Being surrounded by educators, community leaders, and lifelong learners is a great place to be.”

Bussell earned her bachelor’s degree in public relations from Northern Michigan University and worked within NMU’s marketing and communications team as a student employee before making the move to Hancock. 

Bussell will [...]

Marko Luoma
September 5, 2019

Finnish Exchange Alum, Marko Luoma (’03), talks International Business on Leading the Pride

Leading the Pride is back this month with businessman, Marko Luoma (’03). Luoma was a Finnish exchange student at Finlandia in the early 2000s and played hockey for the Lions. After spending several years working in the business sector, Luoma and his siblings decided to start their own business called Xport, which focuses on helping businesses break into new international markets.

Listen as host Olivia Myers and Luoma talk about hockey, the business world and why Luoma was in Hancock, MI [...]

August 26, 2019

Anastazia Hartman to lead social media efforts

Anastazia Hartman is the newest member to join Finlandia’s marketing and communications department as a social and digital media specialist.

“I am extremely excited to be here and become part of the community at Finlandia.” Hartman said. “I’m looking forward to meeting everyone and building relationships on campus and in the community.”

Hartman, earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism: public relations with a minor in advertising from Central Michigan University. Before making the move north, she was a [...]

April 22, 2019

Suomi College of Arts & Sciences Invites All to Senior Capstone Presentations

The time of year has come for Finlandia University seniors to begin wrapping up their studies, and begin to think about the future. Suomi College of Arts & Sciences (SCAS) seniors will be presenting on their capstones Thursday, May 2 in Wargelin Hall in Classroom 303.

SCAS Capstones are projects theorized, researched, completed and presented upon by senior students here at FinnU. For the last few years, Finlandia has opened its doors and welcomed anyone to come for the presentations.

The college [...]

Monica and Gina preparing for the last semester
January 24, 2019

Lion Around rings in new year by facing the last semester “scaries”

Back for their last semester, hosts Monica Freeman and Gina Geliche hit off the first Lion Around of 2019 talking about… well their last semester and what that all entails. Recording in Old Main, where Freeman and Geliche’s Finlandia stories started, the hosts recount their hopes and fears of their last semester.

Facing her last semester, Freeman stated that many people have asked if she is graduating in the spring, which is typically followed by what her next steps are after [...]

September 19, 2018

Introducing The Sisu Bulletin, Finlandia’s event and news e-newsletter

Finlandia University is pleased to unveil its community-focused e-newsletter, The Sisu Bulletin. The twice-monthly e-mail newsletter will feature upcoming events and important news stories from FinnU.

“There are so many exciting things happening here at Finlandia University, and we hope The Sisu Bulletin will help people keep up to date on all of them,” Director of Marketing and Communications Michael H. Babcock said. “We started this newsletter over the summer, and so far the response has been great. People are excited to [...]

Finlandia Graduation
April 27, 2018

Help Us ConGRADulate the Class of 2018: Following Graduation Weekend on Social Media

Graduation weekend is full of events, photo opportunities and family activities. If you are not able to be with us during any of the events, don’t worry, Finlandia Communications is covering the entire weekend. Below you will find a list of various social media outlets where you can watch graduation weekend and how to send us your graduation photos.

Live Stream www.finlandia.edu/graduation

Commencement Ceremony

Instagram Story @finlandiauniversity

Nursing Pinning (Closed to the Public)

International School of Art & Design, 2018 Diploma [...]