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November 8, 2019

Nursing Class of 2019 Celebrates 100 Percent NCLEX Pass Rate

Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates from the class of 2019 are celebrating a 100 percent first time pass rate of their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). This is the second time in four years a graduating class has achieved a 100 percent first time pass rate on the notoriously difficult exam.

“It is with great pride that I commend the nursing class of 2019 for their accomplishment,” said Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr.

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October 14, 2019

Finlandia Ranked as One of the Best Online Colleges in Michigan

Finlandia University has been named one of the 2020 Best Online Colleges in Michigan by SR Education Group.  The rankings were based on a combination of manually researched tuition, accreditation and PayScale salary data. Finlandia currently has one online program, the online RN-BSN program, which was ranked number 17 in the list of Best Online Michigan Colleges. 

“Finlandia’s online RN-BSN program is designed to meet the needs of the working RN,” [...]

October 7, 2019

Finlandia Flu Clinic

Students and employees are invited to the annual Finlandia University Flu Shot Clinic on Wednesday, October 7 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Finlandia Hall conference room.

This joint effort between Finlandia nursing students, Finlandia Wellness Committee and UP Health System Portage brings flu shots to campus. Employees with Finlandia’s insurance will be able to receive a flu shot for free. Other insurances may be accepted, those interested should bring their insurance card and verify if they have flu shot coverage [...]

July 24, 2019

Finlandia Ranked as One of the Best Online RN-BSN Programs in Michigan

 

Finlandia University’s Online RN-BSN program has been named one of 2019 – Best Online RN-BSN Programs in Michigan by Registered Nursing.

FinnU’s program ranked second in the State just ahead of Oakland University and just behind the University of Michigan – Flint.

Registered Nursing findings were based on a number of factors that Finlandia’s program provides; including the fact that students work at their own pace, with faculty assistance and individualized plans, many are able to complete the [...]

June 18, 2019

Upper Great Lakes hires 2007 nursing alum Jenny Bausano, NP

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) recently announced Jenny (Niileksela) Bausano (’07), Nurse Practitioner (NP), has been hired to join their team of family medicine providers at the Lake Linden Family Health Center.

Bausano was born in Hancock, and grew up in Chandler, Arizona. She relocated to the Copper Country during high school and graduated from Hancock Central High. Bausano earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Finlandia University. [...]

May 28, 2019

Finlandia University Online RN-BSN Program Recognized for Affordability

Finlandia University has been named in the top 10 of the 2019 Most Affordable Online Christian Colleges for the online RN-to-BSN program by SR Education Group.

“SR Education Group has been publishing rankings of online colleges since 2009 and awarding scholarships since 2010. We pride ourselves on thorough research and fair assessment of all available online programs, with the hopes of helping students make educated decisions when choosing an online degree,” SR Education Group representative Adria Vaughn [...]

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May 28, 2019

Applications now open for 2019-20 Portage Health Foundation Scholarship at Finlandia University

The annual Portage Health Foundation Scholarship opportunity for Finlandia University students studying healthcare and coming from Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga or Ontonagon counties is now accepting applications.

“Partnerships like this are part of what makes the Copper Country such an incredible place to live, learn and grow up in,” said Sandra Turnquist, Director of Student Financial Services, and herself a graduate of Calumet High School. “We will have at least two open scholarships in this program, which is unique in that [...]

April 17, 2019

SNA Blood Drive

Finlandia University’s Student Nurses’ Association is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, April 17 from 3-7 p.m. in the Blood Mobile in front of Finlandia Hall. No pre-registration is required and all blood types are being accepted.

Those interested in donating are encouraged to prepare by:

Eating a big breakfast. Dinking plenty of water the day before, just before and after donating. Taking it easy after donating; avoid strenuous activity and drink plenty of fluids. Remember to bring a photo I.D when donating!

March 4, 2019

Finlandia Nursing Students Fundraising to Study Abroad in England

During the summer of 2019 six Finlandia University students will travel to London to explore and compare the chronic disease management models and methods used in the USA and UK.

Students will visit healthcare facilities to learn about strategies used to improve health of chronically ill populations. They will also visit Oxford City to explore the influence of research done by Oxford University in this field.

To help these students with the cost of their program, the Finlandia nursing students are [...]

Feeling the love at Fin-LOVE-dia
February 15, 2019

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day special of Finlandia Fridays

Finlandia Fridays is feeling the love this week. Dubbed “Fin-LOVE-dia” Fridays for the Valentine’s Day special, students Tyler Kangas and Zuleiki Wight visited to share their “Fin-LOVE-dia” story.

Kangas is a senior nursing student from Manistique. Captain of the football team, Kangas is also a resident assistant (RA). Originally starting his college career at Northern Michigan, Kangas heard of FinnU’s nursing program and the new football team, which led to his transfer. Being a part of the [...]