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Bonenfant
October 8, 2020

Marie Bonenfant Moves Back to Financial Aid

Photo taken prior to Covid-19 pandemic.

Marie Bonenfant (‘13) recently moved back to the Financial Aid office of Finlandia University as a Financial Aid Counselor.

She worked in the Financial Aid Office previously, then moved over to North Wind Books for a short time, but is now working as a Financial Aid Counselor once again.

Bonenfant grew up in the area and graduated from Finlandia in 2013 with a Bachelors in Psychology with a Criminal Justice [...]

September 17, 2020

Textbook Buy Back

North Wind Books will be holding a textbook buyback Tuesday – Thursday 10am-3pm for students who left campus last spring semester without selling textbooks. We will be using the side textbook pickup door for this Cash For Books Event.

September 16, 2020

Textbook Buy Back

North Wind Books will be holding a textbook buyback Tuesday – Thursday 10am-3pm for students who left campus last spring semester without selling textbooks. We will be using the side textbook pickup door for this Cash For Books Event.

September 15, 2020

Textbook Buy Back

North Wind Books will be holding a textbook buyback Tuesday – Thursday 10am-3pm for students who left campus last spring semester without selling textbooks. We will be using the side textbook pickup door for this Cash For Books Event.

September 11, 2020

North Wind Books Still Open for Business

This week on Finlandia Fridays, host Olivia Myers is joined by Bookstore Manager April Stevens to talk about North Wind Books (NWB) in the time of Covid. Stevens and Myers discuss how NWB avoided long lines during the start of the semester through a seamless textbook pickup program.

“We were trying to avoid students waiting in lines any longer than possible and it seemed to work out good,” said Stevens regarding the textbook reservation process. “We’re actually looking [...]

August 4, 2020

North Wind Books Now Taking Online Textbook Orders

North Wind Books is making purchasing textbooks a lot easier and safer for students this year. Due to Covid-19, North Wind Books has implemented a new way for students to order books that will limit their time spent inside the bookstore. Students can complete the online textbook order form with the courses they are looking to purchase books for and North Wind Books will respond with the appropriate selections for each class and a total. Orders [...]

June 15, 2020

FinnU Moves to Phase 2 of the Return to Work Safely Plan

Finlandia University entered Phase 2 of it’s Back to Work Safely Plan for Employees on Monday, June 15. Finlandia employees who cannot work from home can return to work in a limited capacity after completing a mandatory Covid-19 and MIOSHA training in addition to a daily Covid-19 health screening online. The trainings can be accessed in the employee’s ADP portal. The health screening will be emailed to all employees daily.

Employees should contact their supervisors regarding their specific work schedules and [...]

textbook buyback
February 18, 2020

Textbook Buyback at North Wind Books Feb. 25-27

Textbook Buyback will be at North Wind Books on the campus of Finlandia University beginning Tuesday, February 25. This is an opportunity for students to get top dollar back for textbooks after they’re done using them. All textbooks purchased by cash, check, credit card, financial aid, or sponsorship are eligible for buy back. North Wind Books has partnered with Nebraska Book Company to provide the opportunity to receive Cash for Books. Please have your Student ID with you for [...]

Mark Munger
January 17, 2020

Mark Munger to visit North Wind Books January 25

On Saturday, January 25 author of “Suomalaiset“, Mark Munger will be visiting North Wind Books for a book signing and author discussion.

Munger recently released the final book in his historical trilogy, Kotimaa. In his new release, readers follow immigrant Anders Alhomaki on his journey from Finland to Minnesota in the 1890s to Finland’s Centennial Independence Day. 

“The first two novels in the trilogy have been popular in the Finnish-American community,” said [...]

December 6, 2019

Great Gifts at North Wind Books with April Stevens

The holiday season is here and that means finding special gifts for family and friends.  On this episode of Finlandia Fridays Olivia Myers is joined by April Stevens to discuss all the great, unique gifts you can find at North Wind Books.

“This year especially we are selling a lot of the Taste of Finnish America, that book was coordinated by the Finnish American Heritage Center so all proceeds do benefit their programing,” said Stevens. “That has [...]

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