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April 12, 2017

Dozens recognized at TRIO Awards Night

On April 11 TRIO Student Support Services held a TRIO Awards Night to recognize top TRIO achievers at Finlandia University during the 2016-17 academic year.

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Students honored at the event included Honors and Deans List students from the Fall 2016 semester, 2016-17 graduates, MI TRIO Student Leaders, SISU, Peer Mentor of the Year, Work Study of the Year, Most Improved GPA, Greatest number of hours engaged in tutoring, Spirit of TRIO for [...]

March 6, 2017

Relive #FinnUSpringBreak Snapchat Takeover

Finlandia University students escaped the blowing snow of the Upper Peninsula this past week on spring break and invited you to tag along. Through efforts of the Marketing and Communications department at Finlandia, nine students were selected to take over the university’s Snapchat account to show viewers what unique things they were up to during break.

To add FinlandiaU on Snapchat open the Snapchat app, swipe down on the home screen and tap “Add Friends.” From there simply enter FinlandiaU [...]

January 21, 2017

What in the heck is Heikinpäivä? and 5 reasons you’ll love it!

Liliana Lazo in 2016’s Heikinpäivä Wife-Carrying Contest

It should be no surprise that Finlandia University takes great pride in its Finnish heritage. According to The Finnish American Reporter, approximately 40 percent of Hancock’s population bears Finnish ancestry, the largest ethnic group in the region, making recognition of this history significant to many locals. Finnish traditions and culture are woven deeply into Finlandia and the Copper Country’s philosophies and approach to life, but there is one time each year [...]

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