The Finlandia Alumni Board (FAB) has selected 49 students for its second annual Alumni Association Textbook Awards. Presenting the first awards for 2021 were Haley Makela (’19), pictured left, and Laura Bianucci (’13), pictured right. Receiving the first award was Haley Bianucci, center, a current junior and criminal justice major at Finlandia. The award is given out in the form of a $250 textbook voucher, redeemable at North Wind Books. Over 140 students submitted applications this year.
Each semester there comes a time when students have to begin thinking about the next semester. So what does this registration time hold for you? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
March 1: Finalized schedules for Summer & Fall 2019 will be available online at finlandia.edu/register. Updated PINs will be available for students from their advisors.
March 4: Advising week begins. Students should be meeting with their advisors to set up their schedules.
March 20: Registration is opened for students with 60+ earned [...]
Finlandia University is excited to welcome Tracy Henderson into her new role as assistant registrar.
“Tracy comes to Finlandia with a history of experience in higher education, along with a large working knowledge in regards to collaborating with both the registrar’s office and different academic departments,” said Registrar Jason Sullivan. “Having the opportunity to work closely with her during her first year at Finlandia and to have her happily volunteer to assist in projects [...]
This week Finlandia Fridays was visited by Registrar Jason Sullivan to talk about important moves that will help put Finlandia in a leadership role when it comes to transfer students. President Philip Johnson had this to say about the topic, “Finlandia values the passion, drive and maturity that transfer students offer our campus. In addition to our transfer tuition reset, we are launching a friendlier application process and streamlining our credit transfer process. Blended with up close and [...]
Finlandia University’s Registrar’s Office has partnered with Parchment to streamline its transcript request services.
“The new service for requesting transcripts provides more options to our alum when requesting their Finlandia University academic history,” Registrar Jason Sullivan said. “This new process not only allows for transcripts to be delivered electronically, or through the traditional postal manner, it will also allow for the person doing the request to receive email updates in regard to the processing of their transcripts.
Freshman women at Finlandia University have a unique opportunity to receive a scholarship that can be used during the 2017-18 academic year in the Virginia Fund Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted. They are due by March 10.
The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement and contribution to campus life. Applications will be reviewed by the Academic Achievement Committee. Students of all majors are invited to apply.
Along with the basic form, students will need to write [...]
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
Please note: Registration can still be done through your academic advisor or the registrar’s office after December 7.
If you have not signed up for spring 2017 classes yet, please be aware that the online registration window closes at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7 th. Students that do not register by this deadline may still register, however, it will need to be done either in-person with your advisor or by submitting a signed paper registration card to the Registrar’s office [...]