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Tag Archive: In The News

January 16, 2018

160 students and employees volunteer during MLK Day of Service

Students pose for a photo at Barkell Elementary in Hancock after reading to students as part of FinnU’s third annual MLK Day of Service.

The third annual Day of Service in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was well attended from start to finish, including 160 students and employees getting out into the community at 16 service sites, a great community gathering for lunch at Finlandia Hall that included serving more than 100 meals than usual, and a [...]

March 10, 2017

Kurtti highlighted on Embassy of Finland website

Finlandia University’s own Jim Kurtti was featured this week on the Embassy of Finland’s website for his work to promote Finnish American culture.

Here in Hancock – a place the early Finns called, “Ameriikan Lappi” – the Honorary Consul office is located on the campus of Finlandia University in the Finnish American Heritage Center.

Check out the full story at finland.org.

November 18, 2016

In The News: Online dual enrollment highlighted by WLUC

This week WLUC reporter Harri Leigh covered a unique offering of Finlandia University – online dual enrollment courses. These courses are available to students around the world, and for high school juniors and seniors in Michigan it is often available at no charge.

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“These are aimed at students that are in more rural areas, as they don’t usually have the dual-enroll option,” Director of Admissions Travis Hanson said. “They are in an area that’s a ways distance-wise [...]

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