Schwartzen Jarmond delivers an impromptu speech during the 2017 Commencement Ceremony at Finlandia University.
When Finlandia University students, faculty, alumni and employees talk about the small-school atmosphere, they’re often referring to the close-knit relationships you gain on campus. Today, those relationships were on full display as the 86 students that make up the Finlandia University Class of 2017 were awarded their degrees in a ceremony that won’t soon be forgotten.
The emotions hit a high when business major Schwartzen Jarmond passionately [...]
The annual Diversity Dinner will be Thursday, April 6 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in Finlandia Hall.
“Mark Pittillo and I are so excited to be bringing this event back for its third year,” Coordinator of Residential Life Leann Fogle said. “The crowd last year was above and beyond anything we expected, and we’ve already heard from many students, staff and community members who are excited to participate this year. This meal is a great way to appreciate and celebrate the [...]
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
Finlandia University is a proud partner in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event that is taking place in the Finnish American Heritage Center on September 10, starting at 10 a.m.
Along with Finlandia students and employees walking in the event, FinnU will be holding a raffle for a small Finlandia gift basket, graciously donated by North Wind Books, during student check-ins in Finlandia hall. Each ticket is $2, and a winner will be drawn on August 25 at 4 p.m. The winner will [...]
“Everything a student needs to comfortably and stylishly live in Finn Hall is available through College-Ave,” Coordinator of Residential Life Leann Fogle said. “Plus, it can get delivered right to the dorm so it will be ready for the student upon arrival.”