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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

Marilyn Clark to be Finlandia University’s Commencement Speaker

Finlandia University is proud to announce MTEC SmartZone CEO Marilyn Clark will be the 2018 Commencement Speaker during commencement exercises on Sunday, April 29 at the Paavo Nurmi Center.

“Marilyn is a believer. She believes in people, their ideas, and the enduring positive change they are able to bring to the U.P., Michigan and around the world,” FinnU President Philip Johnson said. “She is a hopeful, positive human being who also knows a lot about business.”

Clark currently runs

February 7, 2018

FinnU Business students hosting inaugural BPA Day on February 14

All local high school and college students interested in business invited to day of speakers, networking and activities

Finlandia University’s chapter of Business Professionals of America is hosting Business Professionals of America Day on Wednesday, February 14 with a full day of activities for Upper Peninsula high school and college students.

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“Our entire chapter is looking forward to this inaugural event, and I’m proud [...]

February 13, 2017

Mary Jane Hatton plays key role in Leadership Keweenaw

Leadership Keweenaw’s first year provides training for professionals in the Keweenaw

Leadership Keweenaw is an exciting new program offered in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula that began in the fall of 2016 and is running through spring 2017. Sponsored by the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, it is a nine-month program teaching leadership skills to its participants. After an initial, intensive, two-day retreat in August, the participants attend sessions once a month learning leadership skills through a myriad of activities [...]

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