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January 24, 2019

Alumna Kathleen Harmon (’86) named Chief Clinical Officer of PatientSafe Solutions

PatientSafe Solutions, an innovation leader in mobile Clinical Communication & Collaboration (CC&C) solutions, announced today that Kathleen Harmon, MS, RN, CENP (’86) has joined the company as Chief Clinical Officer. Bringing more than 30 years of nursing and executive experience to PatientSafe, Harmon will be responsible for setting the clinical vision for the company. Her unique, holistic and outcomes-driven approach will help transform care delivery through mobility initiatives that can improve an organization’s financial health, [...]

November 25, 2018

Finlandia Introduces five new Board of Trustees

In 2018 Finlandia University officially welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees.

“This new cohort reflects those qualities that have marked those who have served in the past: a tenacious resolve and unyielding dedication to advance Finlandia’s vision and see it thrive,” Finlandia University President Philip Johnson said.

The latest additions bring to Finlandia’s governing body a promising blend of professional acumen, leadership experience and deep personal affinities.

Stephen Nikander

Stephen Nikander, the great grandson of Rev. Juho Kustaa Nikander, who served [...]

April 29, 2018

Finlandia recognizes Class of 2018

The most magical moment of the year took place Sunday afternoon as the Finlandia University Class of 2018 was recognized during the annual commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. at the Paavo Nurmi Center. At the ceremony 73 students were conferred degrees, while they heard from Alumni Speaker Kathleen Harmon ‘86, Student Representative and Nursing Major Melissa Helppi, and Commencement Speaker Marilyn Clark.

Clark, CEO of MTEC SmartZone and former FinnU professor in the International School of Business, spoke [...]

April 25, 2018

Harmon coming back to Finlandia as alumni speaker

For more than 30 years Kathleen Harmon (’86) has been an innovative leader in the nursing field, a story thousands of alumni and friends of the university read about in the school’s magazine, the Bridge, last fall. Now, she’ll be sharing that story with the Class of 2018 as the Alumni Speaker for this weekend’s commencement ceremony.

“I am honored to be back on campus, back home in the U.P., and participate in the excitement of graduation weekend,” Harmon [...]

December 28, 2017

Kathleen Harmon is a nurse with sisu

Experience at Finlandia key to Harmon’s success

Kathleen Harmon in 1986 as she graduated from Finlandia University.

Anyone from the nursing program’s 1986 class would have a hard time forgetting Kathleen Harmon’s inspirational finish to her collegiate experience. Harmon had her first child on January 6, 1986 and less than a week later she reported to her first class of her final semester. When Harmon went to the nursing pinning ceremony and graduation that spring, she proudly included her [...]

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