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August 17, 2020

Finlandia Prepares for Fall 2020

Students are making their way back to Finlandia’s campus for the Fall 2020 semester. As the university prepares to welcome approximately 400 students, new protocols and practices are being enforced to help mitigate the spread of Covid-19 on campus and in the Keweenaw community. 

“We have had a task force meeting regularly since May to discuss, evaluate and implement new physical changes to campus, policies, and procedures,” said Dean of Students Erin Barnett.  “Because of our size, we have [...]

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June 25, 2020

Finlandia’s Safe Open Plan Fall 2020

First and foremost, Finlandia’s top priorities throughout the decision-making process for the Safe Open Plan for Fall 2020 include: 

the health, safety and welfare of students, faculty, staff, and our neighbors in the Hancock community; limit and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 throughout our campus and Hancock community; providing an excellent Finlandia education to every student; and  standing by our commitment to being a learning community dedicated to academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service. 

The Safe Open Fall 2020 Plan was compiled based on [...]

June 15, 2020

FinnU Moves to Phase 2 of the Return to Work Safely Plan

Finlandia University entered Phase 2 of it’s Back to Work Safely Plan for Employees on Monday, June 15. Finlandia employees who cannot work from home can return to work in a limited capacity after completing a mandatory Covid-19 and MIOSHA training in addition to a daily Covid-19 health screening online. The trainings can be accessed in the employee’s ADP portal. The health screening will be emailed to all employees daily.

Employees should contact their supervisors regarding their specific work schedules and [...]

March 30, 2020

Mail Room Hour Changes

The Finlandia mail room will be reducing its hours for the foreseeable future as a result of the Covid-19 response.

New hours

Monday – Tuesday: 9am -3pm

Wednesday: 9am-12pm

Thursday-Friday: CLOSED

Faculty and staff should make arrangements with the mail room to pick up mail during the hours listed. For questions, please contact mailroom@finlandia.edu.

March 19, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Coverage through MESSA for FinnU Employees

See below the message from MESSA regarding COVID-19 Coverage.

Dear MESSA member:

During this uncertain time, we want to make sure you have the best health care possible. To that end, MESSA has taken the following steps to ensure access to care for all MESSA members and their covered dependents:

MESSA will fully cover medically necessary testing and treatment for COVID-19 for all MESSA members and their covered dependents. You will not have to pay a deductible, copayment or coinsurance. MESSA will fully [...]

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August 13, 2019

FinnU Community Reminded to Update to REAL ID by Oct. 1, 2020

Air travelers without real id could find themselves grounded Oct. 1, 2020

 

On Oct. 1, 2020, the federally mandated REAL ID law goes into full enforcement, and if you travel by air, this law will impact you. If you haven’t been paying attention to REAL ID, it’s time to get informed.

REAL ID is the post-9/11 federal requirement that sets higher security standards for identification. Once in full effect, standard state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards no longer will be good enough [...]

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May 15, 2018

Alyson DeLandsheer promoted to Human Resources Manager

Finlandia University is pleased to announce that Alyson DeLandsheer has been promoted to the role of Human Resources Manager. DeLandsheer joined the Finlandia family in 2016 and previously worked as the Coordinator of University Relations.

“I’m so excited about this new position,” she said. “I enjoy solving problems and making better processes, and I get to do this with my new position.”

Anyone who’s talked to DeLandsheer knows she’s an avid fan of the television show, The Office. [...]