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April 17, 2019

PHOTOS: 2019 Honors and Awards Banquet

Congratulations to all of the students who were recognized during the 2019 Honors and Awards Banquet on Friday, April 12 at the Finnish American Heritage Center. Below is a list of winners. You can see a full album of photos on the Finlandia University Facebook page.

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David Lauren Jokela Scholarship Lisa Keskimaki Daria Saari Philip and Loret Ruppe Caroline “Blue” Kenwood Seth Dahl Kenneth and Lois Seaton Scholarship Kendra Schmitt Mindy Aho Sampo Society Monica Freeman Alexis Rowe  Daniel Spencer Haley Makela Alex Rezansoff Jessica Shields Sisu [...]

March 22, 2019

Twelve initiated into first-year honors society

New Alpha Lambda Delta members were joined by returning students for a group photo following the ceremony.

Student success in the classroom was celebrated Thursday night as 12 freshmen were initiated into the Finlandia University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society for first-year success.

“It helps students to recognize the importance of doing well as a student,” Co-advisor Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen told WLUC-TV6. “The other part is that it creates yet another kind [...]

Vintage alumni recreation
April 24, 2018

Get in the Delorean, We’re Going to the Past

This year Student Senate Vice President, Kaylor Holmstrom, was inspired to visit Finlandia’s past by way of some old photographs.

“Going through the pages and viewing locations that I recognized, inspired me to reenact some of the photos in those same locations around campus with some of our current students,” said Holmstrom.

The project, titled Then and Now, recreated photos from Suomi College yearbooks with current Finlandia Students. In the last 50 years, the campus, fashion choices, and even rock formation [...]

May 17, 2017

Introducing the 2017-18 FinnU Student Senate

Members of the 2017-18 Student Senate at Finlandia University. They are, from left, President Charles Patch, Vice President Kaylor Holmstrom, Activities Officer Haley Makela, Campus/Community Rep DJ Skinner and Graphic Design Artist Abigail Tembreull. Not pictured is Secretary/Treasurer Nicholas Tobey.

As another academic year ends, a new group of leaders has emerged for Finlandia University’s Student Senate, including four new senators and two returners.

“Next year’s student senate brings a nice mix of experience and new vision,” said

April 12, 2017

Dozens recognized at TRIO Awards Night

On April 11 TRIO Student Support Services held a TRIO Awards Night to recognize top TRIO achievers at Finlandia University during the 2016-17 academic year.

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Students honored at the event included Honors and Deans List students from the Fall 2016 semester, 2016-17 graduates, MI TRIO Student Leaders, SISU, Peer Mentor of the Year, Work Study of the Year, Most Improved GPA, Greatest number of hours engaged in tutoring, Spirit of TRIO for [...]

March 17, 2017

Bridget Durocher runs through Finlandia fitness

Finlandia Fridays gets fit this week with Bridget Durocher, Finlandia’s cross country coach, senior women administrator in athletics, and strength and conditioning center coordinator.

Durocher joined Finlandia University nearly one year ago and has never looked back. “It’s phenomenal, it is a place of opportunity where if you put forth the effort, you are going to be given ample opportunities,” said Durocher. Starting off as Finlandia’s head cross country coach, she immediately found success and started to build her team. [...]

February 28, 2017

Finlandia honors 117 for academic achievement during fall semester

Finlandia University is proud to announce its Fall 2016 semester Dean’s and Honors List Students. In total 117 students earned honors, including 63 who earned Dean’s List honors for having a Grade Point Average of 3.75 or above.

Nursing student Nathan Meyette works on an IV during a clinical session. Meyette is one of 63 students to have earned a spot on the Dean’s List for having a GPA above 3.75 during the fall 2016 semester.

To be eligible for [...]

Servant Leadership - Service and Learning in Tanzania
June 15, 2016

Photos + Video: Service and Learning in Tanzania 2016

Six Finlandia University students and two staff members traveled to Tanzania in May for the 11th annual Service and Learning in Tanzania experience.

During their three weeks in Tanzania, students participate in curricular and co-curricular activities at Kisarawe Lutheran Jr. Seminary (a secondary school), shadow nurses at the national hospital, and stay with host families. These relationship building opportunities along with accompanying reflection activities help students grow in their understanding of Servant Leadership and engage in self-exploration.

Below are several photos taken on the [...]