It is not taking long at all for the new name to catch on: Hirvonen Hall.
Named for Peg and Ray Hirvonen in recognition of the family’s legacy of extraordinary leadership and generosity, the iconic former Hancock Central High School building now delivers Finlandia’s gold-star accredited health sciences programs. Additional funding for the renovation of interior spaces and state-of-the-art technology was provided by many other friends and alumni whose support is recognized with named classrooms, labs and offices. Two foundations, the [...]
Western Upper Peninsula’s only accredited BSN program, the Online RN-BSN completion track, just became even more affordable at Finlandia University.
For busy nurses looking to advance their careers, budgeting for an RN-BSN program should be the least of their worries. Finlandia is making that part easier by lowering the price of its Online RN-BSN program to $7,500.
The $7,500 price tag includes all of a student’s tuition and fees, whether that is as low as 30 or as many as 48 [...]
The Board of Trustees honored Irina Sergeyeva with the 2021 Rising Star Faculty Award at Finlandia’s Spring Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, April 29.
Sergeyeva serves as Finlandia’s RN to BSN Program Coordinator and now Associate Professor of Nursing. She joined the university in August 2015 with a Master’s Degree in Nursing Education from the University of Phoenix.
“It is an honor to receive the board of trustees Rising Star Teaching and Service Award. I consider this award as one of the [...]
FinnU Nursing students posing in front of the newly renovated Hirvonen College of Health Sciences
Finlandia University has been announced as the winner of the Yooper U’s Beat the Flu Competition. The inaugural “Fight the Flu” competition is hosted by the Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health to determine which of the four Upper Peninsula universities could get the highest percentage of its total population vaccinated against the flu. FinnU took the title for the 2020-21 academic year [...]
“I’m not throwing away my shot,” sang Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton in the hit musical “Hamilton.” While Miranda wasn’t referring to a flu shot per-say, it is important not to forgo your flu shot this year. To make it easier to obtain, Finlandia University’s Wellness Committee will have influenza vaccines available for the Finlandia community on Monday, Oct. 12 from 3-5p.m in Nikander 14A.
Talking about the Flu Shot Clinic on Finlandia Fridays this week was Assistant Professor [...]
“The success of the Finlandia nursing program displays the combination of several factors,” said Assistant Professor Irina Sergeyeva. “First of all, our small college-based community is located in a place where local businesses are collaborating to provide the best experiences for our students. Nursing students have the opportunity to learn and practice their skills right by the [...]
The Finlandia University Wellness Committee is excited to announce the annual Healthy Hearts Event with Mont Ripley Discount Days for students and employees of the university will be on February 22-23.
Tickets for the day will be $15 for skiing/snowboarding and $15 ski/snowboard rentals. Tubing tickets will cost $10. Lessons can be purchased for $10.
Any person looking to rent should have the rental agreement filled out before arriving to hasten the process. Those taking lessons need to [...]
Finlandia University’s nursing program will be introducing an exciting and unique tradition of academic families this fall.
Academic families is a tradition where junior level students “adopt” freshman and transfer students to help guide them through the first year of the educational program. The practice of academic families is well known in some European universities and is a great way to make first-year students feel more comfortable in a new environment.
“With this tradition we want to make sure that the [...]
During the summer of 2019 six Finlandia University students will travel to London to explore and compare the chronic disease management models and methods used in the USA and UK.
Students will visit healthcare facilities to learn about strategies used to improve health of chronically ill populations. They will also visit Oxford City to explore the influence of research done by Oxford University in this field.
To help these students with the cost of their program, the Finlandia nursing students are [...]