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August 4, 2022

Subscribe to FinnU’s Events Calendar today!

Tired of missing events like Ping Pong and Pizza, Curling in Calumet, trips to the Humane Society for National Puppy Day, or even community events on Quincy Green? Subscribing to FinnU’s Campus Event Calendar is now easier than ever!

Once subscribed, our calendar becomes your calendar and it automatically updates too! You’ll be able to see what’s coming down the pipeline and keep up-to-date with any last-minute changes. Also included is our Academc Calendar, so you’ll never miss [...]

Deb Paver Headshot Photo
July 20, 2022

Paver joins FinnU as new Social Media Specialist

Deb Paver has joined Finlandia’s Marketing & Communications Department as the University’s new Social Media Specialist. While higher education is a fresh industry for her, marketing and social media have been her realm of work for the past five years. Along with previous photo, design and marketing freelance work, Paver most recently served as marketing manager for a brewery near her hometown of Grand Rapids.

She lived alongside the Flying Dutchmen at Hope College while studying for her undergrad, receiving a [...]

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March 16, 2022

Subscribe to FinnU’s Events Calendar today!

Tired of missing events like Ping Pong and Pizza, Curling in Calumet, or trips to the Humane Society for National Puppy Day? Subscribing to FinnU’s Campus Event Calendar is now easier than ever!

Once subscribed, our calendar becomes your calendar and it automatically updates too! You’ll be able to see what’s coming down the pipeline and keep up-to-date with any last-minute changes. Also included is our Academic Calendar, so you’ll never miss an Add/Drop Deadline or be late [...]

April 23, 2021

Finlandia Fridays finds a new host

Season 5 of Finlandia Fridays came to a close with a major announcement: Finlandia’s new Director of Marketing and Communications, Jordan Shawhan, will take over the role of host for next season.

Shawhan steps into host Olivia Myers’ role for Season 6, which will premier in August 2021. In the episode, Shawhan talks about his ties to the area, the career move he made from insurance to higher ed, and what he’s looking forward to in his new role.

“Higher education, I’ve [...]

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April 22, 2021

Alumna Brooke Cummings joins FinnU marketing team

Finlandia University alumna Brooke Cummings (’12, Illustration) has joined the Finlandia marketing team as a communication and design specialist. Cummings has been working as a freelance graphic designer since graduating from the International School of Art & Design. Cummings’ main role will be creating print and digital pieces for the university.

“I’m hoping to bring a little splash of creativity to the table,” said Cummings. “I’m excited to eventually work on a big project, like the Bridge.”

Cummings has [...]

March 26, 2021

Finlandia Fridays Welcomes FinnU Overview to Finlandia Podcast Network

This week on Finlandia Fridays, International School of Business students Jakob Vettori (Marketing) and Joseph Watson (Accounting) talk about their new student-run podcast, FinnU Overview.

Vettori and Watson talk about how a business class project led to this exciting opportunity to be featured on the official Finlandia University Podcast Network after being discovered by Finlandia Fridays host, Olivia Myers. The pair, who are both originally from Hancock, hope the new student-run podcast will provide insight into [...]

March 19, 2021

Reflecting on one year with COVID-19

Finlandia’s Dean of Students, Erin Barnett, joined Finlandia Fridays host Olivia Myers this week to reflect on Finlandia’s year with COVID-19 and what the future has in store for the university.

“One thing I’ve learned is that we’re all so much more resilient than maybe we thought when all this started,” said Barnett. “We learned a lot during the fall semester about communication about masking, social distancing, how to set up our classrooms, teach online and learn online. Going into [...]

March 5, 2021

Maki Library offers more than books for students

It’s a place most students will visit more than once in their college career – the library. While Finlandia’s Maki Library houses thousands of books and provides a great space to study, there’s more than meets the eye. Assistant Librarian Dana Pakulski stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to do a deeper dive into what the Maki Library has to offer students.

“A lot of public libraries have programming and build a community, and that has become a huge [...]

February 26, 2021

Finlandia Fridays Dives Into the Finlandia Gallery ISAD Faculty Exhibit

Mornings, 2021, Adobe Illustrator by Tom Adolphs

The International School of Art & Design 2021 Faculty Exhibit is on display now at the Finlandia University Gallery. Gallery Director Carrie Flaspohler joined Olivia Myers on Finlandia Fridays to talk about the exhibit and upcoming artist reception.

Retired professor Phyllis Fredendall showcasing her pieces that are in the exhibit

Recent works by full-time, adjunct and emeritus faculty representing a diverse range of media and concepts will be on display. [...]

February 23, 2021

Financial Aid, Football and more make the move to Nikander and Mannerheim Halls

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.

Michelle Tanner: Mannerheim 202 Marie Bonenfant: Mannerheim 204 Sandy Turnquist: [...]