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March 12, 2020

Finlandia University Coronavirus Response President’s Update March 12, 2020

Please see the message from President Philip Johnson below regarding recent updates on Finlandia’s Coronavirus Action Plan.

Finlandia Community,

The spread of COVID-19 is a serious concern for all of us. Earlier communication with the campus has provided information for how we, together, can do our part to limit its impact on our campus and in our community. Even though the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continue to advise that the probability of serious illness remains low for most people, we need [...]

December 9, 2019

MLK Day of Service 2020 Excitement Builds On Campus

On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day students and staff at Finlandia University take a break from classes and give their energy to the local community. To pay tribute to the man that changed the trajectory of civil rights in the United States, the annual Finlandia MLK Day of Service puts the normal university day on hold so that FinnU students, staff, alumni, and friends of the University can make their little bit of difference through small acts of kindness.

From [...]

ryan street garden
September 9, 2019

Ryan Street Garden Offering Free Vegetable Soup Making Demonstration

Ryan Street Community Garden members and Rosian Catering will demonstrate how to make simple garden vegetable soups on Monday Sept. 16 from 5-7pm. Participants will learn how to make two different types of soup, roasted carrot-ginger and tomato basil, in the Chapel of St. Matthew basement on Finlandia’s campus.

The event is free and open to the public but space is limited and pre-registration is necessary. Interested participants should text or email Molly Cavaleri at 970-215-4817 or [...]

REAL ID
August 13, 2019

FinnU Community Reminded to Update to REAL ID by Oct. 1, 2020

Air travelers without real id could find themselves grounded Oct. 1, 2020

 

On Oct. 1, 2020, the federally mandated REAL ID law goes into full enforcement, and if you travel by air, this law will impact you. If you haven’t been paying attention to REAL ID, it’s time to get informed.

REAL ID is the post-9/11 federal requirement that sets higher security standards for identification. Once in full effect, standard state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards no longer will be good enough [...]

Adeline Raisanen
January 3, 2017

Alum and former employee seeking help

A former employee and 2004 graduate of Finlandia University is looking for your help. Scott Raisanen’s daughter Adeline was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HPLHS) at the 20 week ultrasound. It’s been a difficult journey for the Adeline, and to help offset the costs a GoFundMe page has been created. Any help from the Finlandia University community would be appreciated.

Donate to help Adeline Raisanen

Additional information on Adeline is available below courtesy of the

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