Tickets are now available for purchase for the Finnish bluegrass-rockers Steve ‘n’ Seagulls concert, which will take place Wednesday, September 4 at the Rosza Center of Performing Arts. Tickets are being sold for $25 each and can be purchased through the Rosza Center’s website or by calling (906) 487-2073.
Steve ‘n’ Seagulls is a band that takes a Finnish perspective on performing bluegrass versions of well-known rock and metal songs. Steve ‘n’ Seagulls set the stage last [...]
The most magical moment of the year took place at Finlandia University Sunday afternoon as the Class of 2019 was recognized during the annual commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. at the Paavo Nurmi Center. At the ceremony 85 students were conferred degrees, while they heard from Student Representative and Marketing Major Haley Makela, and Commencement Speaker Bishop Katherine A. Finegan.
27 Finlandia University faculty and staff along with the entire TRIO Upward Bound class volunteered on Thursday to help with Houghton County flood relief efforts. They were sent to various locations throughout Houghton County including Ripley, Hubbell and Agate street in Houghton. Jobs ranged from mucking basements to ripping up carpet to cleaning up rubble from the streets. A full album of photos can be viewed here.
It was a beautiful day Sunday at the Paavo Nurmi Center as we honored the Class of 2018. Below is a look back at the memories. We invite you to share yours on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag “#FinnU” or “#FinnUGraduation”.
PHOTOS FROM GRADUATION DAY 2018
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All of the photographs that were taken by the communications office at Finlandia University at commencement have been uploaded to Flickr. They are available free in full resolution.
Finlandia students created a delicious array of food for their fellow students, staff, and faculty, and community members at the annual Diversity Dinner last night. Dishes included bolitas de mofongo, arroz con leche, jambalaya, carne frita, sushi, and karjalan piirakka with egg butter. Thanks to all the students and staff for making this event possible!
On Tuesday, November 14th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center, let suicide prevention education specialist, Emily Linden educate you about the negative culture of “slut shaming.” Discover ways to remedy this prolific form of bullying. This event is a part of the It’s On Us event series. For more information please visit the following link.
Each year, the Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network recognizes a day of action to raise awareness about sexual violence on college campuses. Finlandia University recognizes R.A.I.N.N. day in conjunction with Denim day. Join the momentum on September 21st by visiting informative booths hosted by campus clubs, and by wearing denim in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault.
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Wear denim on R.A.I.N.N. day, Thursday, September 21 to show support for survivors of sexual assault. In conjunction, campus clubs will host activities at Finlandia Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. as part of the It’s On Us event series.
The organization Peace Over Violence established Denim Day in remembrance of a survivor of sexual assault who was accused of consenting to sex because she was wearing tight jeans during the incident. The court ruled [...]
Notable leader for student rights and academic freedom, C.L. Lindsay, will be returning to campus to speak about sex and the law, and your rights as a student. Following Lindsay’s energetic and informative presentation, the Student Senate will host an it’s on us pledging session. Unite as a community to end sexual violence. Together, we will create a culture of consent, bystander intervention, and survivor support.
This week Finlandia Fridays sits down with criminal justice student and Houghton native Christopher Dennis. After his tenure with the Marines, Dennis was looking for a way to make an impact on the community and remain a leader. His decision was to attend Finlandia University and become heavily involved with campus clubs and other events such as local tutoring. Dennis has recently accepted a unique internship working with the Consumer Financial Protection Agency.
Per requirement to the criminal justice program here [...]