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August 31, 2021

Sawadogo joins as Assistant Dean for Residence Life and Campus Security

Annette Sawadogo joined Finlandia’s student affairs staff this past August as the new Assistant Dean for Residence Life and Campus Safety

Sawadogo has an impressive background with 14 years of experience in higher education. After earning her bachelor’s in chemistry and biology from Missouri Western State University, she went on to pursue a Master of Public Health from Texas Technological University’s Health Science Center along with a Master of Arts in Adult and Higher Education from the University [...]

Finlandia Hall Summer Time
March 23, 2021

Finlandia offering summer lodging for temporary seasonal employees

Finlandia University will be opening the doors of Finlandia Hall this summer for temporary seasonal employees of the Keweenaw looking for a place to stay. 

Beginning May 10, FinnU will have single and double occupancy rooms available for nightly or weekly use. Single rooms with a private sink, shared toilet and shower with same gender suitemate are available for $125 weekly/$25 nightly, per occupant. Double rooms with a private sink, shared toilet and shower with same gender suitemates are also [...]

February 27, 2021

BINGO at Finlandia Hall

On Saturday, February 27, residents of Finlandia Hall may enjoy a game of Bingo in the Finlandia Hall Cafe from 4:30 – 6:30. Social distancing and masks will be enforced.

Scott-Hendrickson
October 20, 2020

Scott Hendrickson Named Head of Security at Finlandia

Scott Hendrickson was promoted to the Head of Security at Finlandia University. Hendrickson has served as a Security Officer with the University since 2008.

Hendrickson was born and raised in Hancock. He began his degree in Criminal Justice at Red Rocks Community College in Colorado and is currently working on finishing his degree here at Finlandia. 

“I worked for several years as a Deputy Sheriff in a jail in Colorado,” said Hendrickson about why he chose this career. [...]

January 16, 2020

Professional Portrait Session Scheduled for Thursday, January 23

All employees and students are invited to have a professional portrait taken on Friday, January 23 at the Finlandia Hall Dining Room. This session will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Students are invited to use the photo on LinkedIn as they prepare to enter the workforce. We will email them in the weeks following the photoshoot. Employees who attend will have the photo used on the employee directory. If personal copies of the photos are desired, please e-mail

Breakfast at the Cafe
October 4, 2019

Alumni & Student Lunch at Finlandia Hall

Continuing with the Homecoming celebration, alumni are invited to dine at Finlandia Hall for a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet with students and reconnect with faculty/staff. Credit cards and cash are accepted.

Questions? Contact Olivia Myers at olivia.myers@finlandia.edu.

January 11, 2019

Wi-Fi improvements completed in Finlandia Hall

Studying and streaming just got an upgrade.

Finlandia Hall was the recipient of an exciting present this holiday season. Students coming back for the winter semester will notice a nice improvement in the hall’s Wi-Fi.

“I think it’s safe to say that Finlandia Hall is the building on campus that Wi-Fi is utilized the most,” said Leann Fogle, Director of Residence Life. “It is buzzing 24 hours a day with students on their phones, game consoles, laptops and [...]

August 16, 2018

Finlandia increases security measures for residence hall

This summer Finlandia Hall got a much needed update. With the installation of a card reading system on the doors of Finn Hall, students will no longer be issued keys to the building; instead they will tap a newly issued card to grant them access to the resident hall.

“We have been looking to implement this system to monitor who is coming in and out of the building, as well as set the locks to lock at a specific time,” [...]

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