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College of Health Sciences- Finlandia University
June 23, 2020

New College of Health Sciences building renovations to be completed for Fall 2020

The former Hancock High School (featured pre-renovation) will be the new location for FinnU’s College of Health Sciences beginning in Fall 2020.

Finlandia’s College of Health Sciences will have a new home in time for the Fall 2020 semester. After nearly a decade, renovations on the old Hancock High School building on Quincy Street finally commenced at the beginning of the year. After a slight delay due to the Covid-19 outbreak, construction has resumed this summer and the [...]

Biology
August 24, 2017

Small class sizes lead to huge advantage for students at Finlandia University

Average class size in 2016-17 was 11 students

Finlandia University has long been known for delivering an extraordinary amount of attention to each student it welcomes to campus. During the 2016-17 academic year that shown through with an average class size of 11 students.

“These lower ratios of students to faculty provide a great system of faculty support, an opportunity to offer students uncommon attention,” Vice President for Academic Affairs Fredi de Yampert said. “Sometimes students can feel lost at [...]

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, [...]

Perho College Lecturer Leni Palminkoski-Pihlamo
June 19, 2017

Perho College of Culinary, Tourism and Business visit to Finlandia University

Perho College lecturer Leni Palminkoski-Pihlamo presents on family history in the Copper Country and the Perho Culinary, Tourism and Business College.

Finlandia University hosted a visit by a delegation from the Perho Culinary, Tourism, and Business College in Helsinki, Finland on Tuesday, June 6. The delegation of 32 faculty members had tours of both the Quincy Mine and the FinnU campus before lunch and presentations at the Finnish American Heritage Center. [...]

March 20, 2017

Dr. Jason Oyadomari named dean at Finlandia

Dr. Jason Oyadomari has been named Dean of the Suomi College of Arts and Sciences (SCAS) at Finlandia University. Dr. Oyadomari has been serving as the Interim Dean for more than a year.

“Jason has done an exceptional job in his leadership role over the past 14 months as Interim Dean,” said Fredi de Yampert, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs. “I am confident Jason will continue to professionally represent and advocate for the faculty, staff and students with [...]

Finlandia student giving peace sign
October 3, 2016

Finlandia migrates official Campus Catalog to website

The official Campus Catalog for Finlandia University is now located natively on the university’s website. Previously, it existed only as PDF on the website. The 2016-17 catalog and archived versions dating back to 2008-09, are now online and accessible for all at finlandia.edu/academics/campus-catalog.

“Thank you for all of the diligent work done by our faculty and staff to make this happen,” said Fredi de Yampert, VP Academic and Student Affairs at the university. “This is a promising step forward for [...]

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