Find your inner chi at Yoga by Donation on Saturday, Jan. 21
This Saturday, Finlandia University’s Student PTA Club is hosting Yoga by Donation, an annual event to benefit Omega House. Find your inner chi, challenge your focus, and enjoy meditative and stretching techniques taught by Danielle Foertsch Newman, an instructor from
FAHC to show ‘Sirkka: Past and Present’ at Martha Wiljanen Hall during Heikinpäivä 2023 | Trailer
Sirkka Tuomi Holm was born just days before women earned the right to vote in the United States, a point her father considered vitally important and reminded her of it frequently. Her activism started then, and didn’t ever stop.
Holm, who died in October 2020 at age 100, was a walking, talking, living history book. From her grandfather fighting for the Reds during the Finnish Civil War, to her immigrant parents’ involvement in labor strikes, to being trailed by the FBI [...]
Heikinpäivä 2023 Festival Schedule
A Finnish-American Mid-Winter Festival Until February 14
Snowflake Challenge with Ginger Alberti |1:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Sew Cranky Heikinpäivä Snowflake Challenge project, for everyone, beginners too! Learn to quickly sew a pattern on a black felt square (with an antique hand crank sewing machine), which is then entered into the contest with cash and gift certificate prizes! $3 to enter. All ages. Winners in all skill levels. If bringing a group, or with general questions please call (818) 606-0065.January 11 & [...]
Finlandia to host Finnish comedy sensation ISMO
Tickets on sale now
Finlandia University will host stand-up comedian ISMO on February 17 and 18 for two shows. Tickets are on sale now.
The widely acclaimed comedian and Youtuber was named 2014’s Funniest Person in the World in his U.S. debut at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood. ISMO has been called “the most insightful comic in Finland” and as a new resident in the United States, ISMO continues to be the ultimate observer. His uniquely observational comedy makes [...]
Voices on Vocation features alumni Ross Rinkinen (’04) and Travis Hanson (’08)
Take time this holiday season to reflect on vocation and meaning with the Seaton Center’s Voices on Vocation podcast!
Finlandia’s Seaton Center for Vocation & Career guides students through the discovery of self and meaning, bringing unison to both vocation and career. Voices on Vocation, produced by Dr. René Johnson and Emma Dorst of the Seaton Center, is a program that holds in-person discussions as well as podcast segments that share stories from Finlandia learning community members.
These stories [...]
Student Senate invites ideas for Mannerheim Central project
Student Senate President Allison Cooper visited Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about a few upcoming initiatives the group has planned, including the transformation of Mannerheim Central.
Cooper shared that on the next two upcoming Tuesdays, September 20 and September 27, Student Senate will be stationed outside Finlandia Hall Café from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to hear student opinions on what they would like to see done with the open space in Mannerheim Central.
“It’s important for students to give us [...]
Creating Community: Hilterbrand shares vision on Finlandia Fridays
In this week’s episode of Finlandia Fridays, Director of Student Engagement and interim Residence Life Coordinator, Alex Hilterbrand, joins the show to talk about student engagement, upcoming campus events, and FinnU clubs and organizations.
“My goal is to create this real sense of community, this real sense of vibrancy, this real sense of identity here at Finlandia, and do that by [...]
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 Academic Calendar, so you’ll never miss [...]
Hancock announces summer movie schedule on Quincy Green
The City of Hancock has announced its summer movie schedule to be held Thursdays at sundown on Quincy Green. Finlandia’s community is encouraged and welcome to attend the free events, just don’t forget your blanket and snacks! For more information on Finlandia’s campus-wide events, please view our event calendar.
2022 Campus Read Writing Contest winners to be named at community event April 19
Finlandia’s Campus Read and Helsinki Slang communities invite all to attend A Common Place: Remembering, Imagining, Healing on Tuesday, April 19. The free event will start at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of St. Matthew where the winners of the 2022 Campus Read Writing Contest will be announced. For anyone interested in sharing their work, an open mic will be provided.
“This is a great opportunity for people [...]