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November 9, 2020

Finlandia Moving to Online For the Remainder of Semester Beginning Nov. 16

Due to an increase of active COVID-19 cases among students, Finlandia University will transition to remote learning beginning November 16, one week earlier than initially planned. Finlandia is committed to the safety of our students, community, and the communities where students may travel. 

Below is an email sent from President Philip Johnson to Finlandia students and employees. 

Dear Finlandia Community,

Over the past four days, Finlandia’s learning community has seen an increase of active COVID-19 cases among students.  The [...]

September 30, 2020

Free Covid-19 Testing Available Oct. 3 at Gates Tennis Center

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department and Michigan Technological University are partnering to offer free Covid-19 testing this weekend at the Gates Tennis Center located at 600 Maciness Drive in Houghton.

The testing is available Saturday, October 3 from 9am to 2pm to anyone and doesn’t require pre-registration, insurance, a prescription or a doctor’s order.

To learn more visit, Michigan.gov/coronavirustest.

September 29, 2020

McAfee Field to Open to All Students Oct. 1-7

Beginning Oct. 1, McAfee Field will be available for all students to utilize for outdoor fitness and recreational purposes through Wednesday Oct. 7. It will be available during the following hours:

Monday through Friday  8am to 9am 12pm to 1pm 5pm to 7pm Saturday and Sunday  12pm to 3pm When using the field, please follow the guidelines listed below: Sign-in / Temperature Check Masks to be worn at all times Social distancing must be maintained. This means no games or workouts that involve contact with another person. Southwest gate will [...]

September 28, 2020

Finlandia University Safe Open Plan Update 9/28/20

The following is a campus-wide message from President Philip Johnson regarding Finlandia’s Covid-19 Safe Open Plan response. 

Dear Finlandia Community,

As shared with you last week, we can be very encouraged by our efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on our campus and in our community. Very recently, however, we have seen the number of positive COVID-19 cases in our neighboring communities rise sharply.  This concerns us all.

Finlandia’s plan for safe living and learning identifies both [...]

August 25, 2020

Alumni Board Giving Day seeks to raise $30K for FinnU Safe Open

The Finlandia Alumni Board (FAB) is hosting its annual Giving Day on Sept. 1 in an effort to raise $30,000 to assist the university in it’s Safe Open. Funds raised will go toward the cost of baseline testing for all students and employees, as well as personal protective equipment (PPE) and other necessary equipment to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 on campus this fall.

“The opportunity to test the entire campus community is a meaningful way to position [...]

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