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Tag Archive: Human Resources

FinnU-Work-Study
August 19, 2022

Work-Study job openings posted for 2022-23

Finlandia University has posted its Federal Work-Study Program student job openings for the 2022-23 school year. The program, led by Marie Bonenfant, is administered and coordinated by the Office of Financial Aid and Human Resources. Finlandia receives funds each year from the federal government to administer the program and pay the students. The program encourages community service and work related to the student’s course of study whenever possible.

Students can check eligibility or find available job openings by following the [...]

Teresa Hill
May 6, 2022

Teresa Hill joins Human Resources staff

Finlandia is pleased to welcome Teresa Hill as the University’s new Human Resource Generalist. Hill began her duties in April with FinnU’s Human Resources Department.

Shortly after attaining a Bachelor of Science in History from Central Michigan University, Hill began her career in Human Resources. In addition to her Professional Certification in Human Resource Management from Michigan State University, Hill brings more than 15 years of experience to the new position.

“My husband and I are both passionate about education and I [...]

Tony Skiles
April 19, 2022

Finlandia names head coach for revival of Lions Cross Country

Finlandia University will be adding to its slate of intercollegiate athletic programs this fall. Hired to lead the resurgence of Lions Cross Country in its first season since 2018 is Head Coach Tony Skiles. 

Announcing the return of Lions Cross Country and Skiles as head coach was Athletic Director Curtis Wittenberg:

We are excited to announce Tony as our new head cross country coach and we look forward to introducing him to our community. He brings immense passion and energy for [...]

July 20, 2021

Work-Study job openings posted for 2021-22

Finlandia University has posted its Federal Work-Study Program student job openings for the 2021-22 school year. The program, led by Financial Aid Counselor Marie Bonenfant, is administered and coordinated by the Office of Financial Aid and Human Resources. Finlandia receives funds each year from the federal government to administer the program and pay the students. The program encourages community service and work related to the student’s course of study whenever possible.

“The Federal Work-Study program provides jobs to students to help [...]

Paavo Nurmi Center strenght and conditioning center.
March 16, 2021

Finlandia employees can now access the Paavo Nurmi Weight Room

Updated March 17, 2021 to reflect new hours for employees. 

Effective Tuesday, March 16th, Finlandia faculty and staff will be provided access to the weight room with the students during the following dates and times:

Monday                                                        1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday                                                         3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday                    [...]

March 8, 2021

MESSA covering COVID-19 testing, treatment, vaccine and virtual visits for members

MESSA is fully covering all testing and treatment for COVID-19, as well as the vaccine, for all MESSA members and their covered dependents through the end of 2021.

MESSA is also fully covering all virtual medical and mental health appointments that occur only via the Blue Cross Online Visits app or Blue Cross Online Visits website through Dec. 31, 2021. All virtual appointments that do not take place via the Blue Cross Online Visits app or Blue Cross Online Visits website, [...]

February 23, 2021

Financial Aid, Football and more make the move to Nikander and Mannerheim Halls

As the nursing and PTA programs left their former office and classroom spaces in Nikander and Mannerheim Halls to move into the newly renovated Hirvonen College of Health Sciences, many others began taking their spots. Here’s a complete rundown of key campus office moves since the beginning of the semester.

The Financial Aid staff have moved from Old Main into Mannerheim where the former nursing faculty offices were.

Michelle Tanner: Mannerheim 202 Marie Bonenfant: Mannerheim 204 Sandy Turnquist: [...]

Jen Fry Talks
November 24, 2020

Social Justice Taskforce hosting training for employees Dec. 1

The President’s Social Justice Taskforce will be hosting a webinar training for all employees by nationally renowned social justice educator Jen Fry. Fry will present “Invisible Playbook: How to Create a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” via Zoom for all FinnU employees on Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. A zoom link will be sent closer to the day.

“A key expression of the task force’s leadership is to engage the campus in collective [...]

jutila center
October 28, 2020

Business Office Moves to Jutila Center

The Finlandia University Business Office has moved from Old Main to the seventh floor of the Jutila Center. The Business Office is comprised of the Chief Financial Officer, Gary Black, accountants Cyril FoxPetrov and Albert Hammond, and administrative assistant and purchaser Janine Notke.

They join other Finlandia offices in the Jutila Center including Human Resources, Marketing and Communications, the International School of Art & Design faculty and staff, and the TRIO Pre-College [...]

Lauren-Huested-Jason-Dart-Headshots
October 23, 2020

Lauren Huested and Jason Dart Join Admissions Office

Lauren Huested and Jason Dart joined Finlandia’s admissions team as enrollment officers in the beginning of October. 

Both Huested and Dart spent the earlier years of their lives in southern Michigan, with Dart being from Lansing and moving to Virginia when he was 13, and Huested growing up in the town of Newago, about an hour away from Grand Rapids. Dart graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science Education in [...]