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April 21, 2018

Miss the Online Registration Deadline? Fear Not!

So, you missed the deadline. You lost track of time, end of the semester got the best of you. Don’t worry, there’s still time. While you may have missed the online deadline, students can still go see their advisors to register for next semester classes.

Wait, what’s that? Your advisor is gone for the summer?!

No big deal, there’s still an option for you. Make sure to contact the Dean of your Department or Erin Barnett, Dean of Students.

We hear [...]

April 5, 2018

PHOTOS: 2018 ALD Initiation Ceremony

Tonight a group of high-achieving freshmen was installed into the Finlandia University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year Students. It was a wonderful event with family members, faculty and staff and fellow students on hand.

2018 Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year Students at Finlandia University inductees:

Maddison Avance Shayla Cornish Seth Dahl Kaisa Holmstrom Anna Johnson Caroline Kenwood Abigail Kolek Ramona Kuhn Rebecca Lilly Daria Saari Carolyn Schwartz Scott Smith Hannah Tormanen Annette Valdes

The event also saw the passing of the torch from a leadership perspective with Dean of Students [...]

September 29, 2017

It’s On Us Week of Action with Erin Barnett on Finlandia Fridays

This week Finlandia Fridays was visited by Dean of Students Erin Barnett to promote the campus wide It’s On Us campaign. It’s On Us is a national campaign that was started by former Vice President Joe Biden that raises awareness for sexual assault. Finlandia was awarded a grant from the Michigan State Police to advocate the campaign. The grant has allowed Finlandia to hire intern Abigail Tembreull to organize the campaign, and to schedule [...]

September 9, 2017

Parents “To Know” list as their child starts at FinnU

Below is a list of helpful tips and advice for parents of students at Finlandia University. This was produced by Dean of Students Erin Barnett and handed out during parent sessions prior to the first week of school.

Mailing Address

Use this address to send packages and letters to your student who lives in Finlandia Hall.

Student Name Finlandia Hall 601 Quincy Street Hancock, MI 49930

Cell Phone Service Most Reliable Providers in Keweenaw: AT&T, Verizon Less Reliable Providers in Keweenaw: T-Mobile, Sprint, Boost Mobile, [...]

August 8, 2017

Barnett named Dean of Students at Finlandia

Erin Barnett has been named Dean of Students at Finlandia University. Barnett has been with Finlandia since September 2013, advancing from Coordinator of Academic Support Services to Director of Academic Success and Student Life in May 2014, before accepting this position in July 2017.

“Working with Erin over the past three years in her director’s role, I have seen much growth in her leadership working with our students and her continued compassion for our students,” said Fredi de Yampert, [...]

May 17, 2017

Introducing the 2017-18 FinnU Student Senate

Members of the 2017-18 Student Senate at Finlandia University. They are, from left, President Charles Patch, Vice President Kaylor Holmstrom, Activities Officer Haley Makela, Campus/Community Rep DJ Skinner and Graphic Design Artist Abigail Tembreull. Not pictured is Secretary/Treasurer Nicholas Tobey.

As another academic year ends, a new group of leaders has emerged for Finlandia University’s Student Senate, including four new senators and two returners.

“Next year’s student senate brings a nice mix of experience and new vision,” said

March 9, 2017

Finlandia announces second year of Summer Bridge Program

The Summer Bridge Program at Finlandia University will kick off on June 26 for its second year – allowing students to get ahead and better prepare themselves for college.

“Our Summer Bridge Program offers a unique opportunity for our incoming students to ease into the demands of college coursework with highly coordinated support and opportunities to explore the local area during our beautiful summer,” Director of Academic Success and Student Life Erin Barnett said.

Learn more about Summer Bridge [...]

January 31, 2017

See the world with CCSA

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) is an exciting study abroad opportunity for Finlandia students with programs in the summer, fall and spring semesters. A consortium between a number of collaborating universities across the U.S., CCSA allows students from smaller universities to experience faculty-led study abroad by sharing resources and connections between schools.

CCSA students visited Dover Castle in the U.K. last semester

“Because [Finlandia University] is so small, it’s hard for us to pull enough [...]

January 16, 2017

More than 120 students participate in MLK Day of Service at Finlandia University

Nicole Newman was the keynote speaker for Finlandia’s second annual MLK Day of Service.

Finlandia University students weren’t in class today, but that didn’t stop them from having an incredible learning opportunity. Maybe one of the most important kinds of lessons to learn. That’s because they instead focused on what it means to provide service to their community as the university celebrated its second annual MLK Day of Service.

“The positive energy was evident on campus today,” said Erin Barnett, [...]

January 14, 2017

MLK Day at Finlandia: A growing tradition of service and respect

Since its inception as a national holiday in 1983, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has been a time for citizens of the United States and of all nations to celebrate the memory of one of the civil rights movement’s most influential figures, and to spend the day in service, working together towards building and improving our communities.

This year marks Finlandia University’s second annual MLK Day of Service, a day marked by events of remembrance and community involvement in keeping [...]

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