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July 3, 2019

Tickets Now Available for Finnish Bluegrass-Rockers Steve ‘n’ Seagulls

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 [...]

May 5, 2019

Finlandia celebrates class of 2019

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.

 

Bishop Finegan, bishop of the Northern Great Lakes Synod of the ELCA, spoke to the students about the importance of their [...]

June 22, 2018

PHOTOS: Finlandia joins Houghton County Flood recovery efforts

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.

About the Houghton County Flood

Six to eight inches of rain fell in a [...]

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May 4, 2018

Finlandia Graduation Day 2018 Recap

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 FLICKR – CLICK HERE

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.

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April 19, 2018

PHOTOS: 2018 Diversity Dinner

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!

        

  

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September 21, 2017

It’s On Us: Denim & R.A.I.N.N. Day

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.

See the full story behind the reason you should wear denim on Denim day:

http://denimdayinfo.org/about/

September 6, 2017

Wear Denim on R.A.I.N.N. Day to Support Sexual Assault Survivors

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 [...]

August 30, 2017

C.L. Lindsay’s Sex & the Law

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.

April 14, 2017

Christopher Dennis talks criminal justice and his internship with government

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 [...]