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February 1, 2019

129 honored on Fall 2018 Dean’s and Honors List

Emily Nguyen reads to local students on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Nguyen is a Fall 2018 Dean’s List student.

Finlandia University is proud to announce its Fall 2018 semester Dean’s and Honors List Students. In total 129 students earned honors, including 85 who earned Dean’s List honors for having a Grade Point Average of 3.75 or above.

To be eligible for either list students must have completed 12 or more credits and had no grade below a [...]

September 7, 2018

Finlandia Homecoming celebration set for Oct. 4-6

Finlandia University alumni and friends are invited back to campus the weekend of Oct. 4-6 for FinnU’s first ever football Homecoming celebration.

“We’re extremely excited to welcome alumni back to campus and have planned an entire weekend of events to celebrate,” said Coordinator of External Relations Olivia Myers. “Obviously, the weekend centers around the football game, but we also have a number of events that will connect alumni with current students and give them a chance to relive [...]

July 27, 2018

107 honored on Spring 2018 Dean’s and Honors List

Elle Rowe (left) and Daniel Sarnecki (right) are two of the 107 students who made the Dean’s and Honors List for the Spring 2018 semester

Finlandia University is proud to announce its Spring 2018 semester Dean’s and Honors List Students. In total 107 students earned honors, including 66 who earned Dean’s List honors for having a Grade Point Average of 3.75 or above.

To be eligible for either list students must have completed 12 or more credits and had no [...]

Dr. Robert Ubbelohde #1
June 4, 2018

Finlandia mourns loss of former president, Robert Ubbelohde

Finlandia University is saddened to announce the passing of former university president, Robert Ubbelohde.

Ubbelohde joined Finlandia, then Suomi College, in 1988 as the Dean of Faculty. Shortly after, he was appointed to President and Professor of Philosophy until his retirement in 2007. Ubbelohde was instrumental in converting Suomi College into Finlandia University, a baccalaureate degree granting institution.

“With each passing year in this office, my admiration and respect for those who came before me has only multiplied,” said Ubbelohde’s successor and [...]

Tracy Henderson
April 26, 2018

Tracy Henderson named Assistant Registrar

Finlandia University is excited to welcome Tracy Henderson into her new role as assistant registrar.

“Tracy comes to Finlandia with a history of experience in higher education, along with a large working knowledge in regards to collaborating with both the registrar’s office and different academic departments,” said Registrar Jason Sullivan. “Having the opportunity to work closely with her during her first year at Finlandia and to have her happily volunteer to assist in projects [...]

April 23, 2018

James Brey joins admissions staff

Finlandia University is excited to welcome Hancock-native James Brey to the Admissions team as an Enrollment Officer. Brey has a Bachelor’s in Business Management from Finlandia.

“I’m excited to add Jim to our admissions team,” said Admissions Director, Collin Saint-Onge. “He brings a passion for the school and area that can’t be matched. He will do great in this role and I look forward to working with him and learning from him.”

After graduating from FinnU in 2012, Brey moved [...]

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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November 10, 2017

It’s On Us: Kelly Tsai Spoken Word Poetry

Kelly Tsai is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work as a performance poet has been featured at over 700 venues worldwide. Tsai is known for her emotionally informative and thought-provoking performances. Hear her energy, wisdom, and perspective on preventing sexual violence. This event will be in the Jutila Center’s room 323.

For more about Tsai, see the link below:

October 7, 2017

It’s On Us: Teal Takeover

In support of victims of sexual assault, the community is invited to wear teal, the color of sexual assault awareness. Activities will be hosted by the Finlandia Student Senate outside Finlandia Hall prior to the Finlandia Lions vs. Robert Morris Eagles football game at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 at the McAfee field.