Arts & Sciences will offer B.S. in Biology, Psychology; two new minors beginning Fall 2020
Finlandia’s Suomi College of Arts & Sciences is excited to introduce two new bachelor’s degrees and two new minors for fall 2020. The new degrees are a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Biology. The new minors students can explore are Military Science and Global Studies.
Bachelor of Science Options
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) options expand upon FinnU’s current [...]
Finlandia University is pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Pettibone as Assistant Professor of Psychology. Pettibone is joining FinnU after spending time as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California.
“I was very impressed when I came to Finlandia,” said Dr. Pettibone. “There is an intentional care that goes into the quality of teaching here. These were some of the first times that I talked to people who had a primary interest in teaching. It was exciting [...]
Teaching Excellence Award winner making a difference at FinnU
Finlandia University’s psychology department welcomed award-winning professor Kamara Taylor to begin the 2017-18 academic year. Taylor arrived at Finlandia after three years at Illinois Central College, where she earned the Teaching Excellence Award and Faculty Fellowship.
“Coming to Finlandia from a community college has been a natural move, as I wanted to be at a college that was teaching and relationship focused,” Taylor said. “Being in this role [...]
Dr. Jason Oyadomari, Dean of Suomi College of Arts & Sciences and Chair of Curriculum Committee, will be the host of the first Brown Bag Lunch and Learn of the 2017-18 academic year. Dr. Oyadomari will be presenting on the “new” gen ed program, writing intensive courses and other topics of interests for faculty and advisors.
The event will be Thursday, October 19 at 12:10 p.m. in Mannerheim Central. All faculty and advisors are invited to join. No RSVP is [...]
“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 [...]
Doreen Korpela celebrated 40 years of service at Finlandia University this year.
In October of this year Doreen Korpela celebrated the 40th anniversary of her first day at Finlandia University. On Thursday night of last week at the university’ Christmas celebration Korpela was one of 18 employees recognized for more than 220 years of service to the university.
The next longest tenured employee celebrated Thursday night Phyllis Fredendall at 25 years, followed by 20 years each for