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February 25, 2021

Upcoming student events provide opportunity to meet others and relax

sign up for open gym time at the hirvonen gym Student Senate, in partnership with FinnU staff and faculty, are working to provide students with an opportunity to use the Hirvonen Gym for non-contact sports open gym. Students can play games like HORSE and Around the World, but cannot engage in 2-on-2. Students will be asked to sign up in advance, initially, to help with capacity limits. The gym will be available Sundays 5-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays/Thursdays 5-8 p.m. Sign [...]

Jen Fry Talks
February 23, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

Jen Fry Talks
February 16, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

Jen Fry Talks
February 9, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

February 8, 2021

Volunteer with the Great Bear Chase this March

The UP Health System Great Bear Chase Ski Marathon is looking for volunteers to assist with its annual event. The Great Bear Chase includes three distances, with separate races and starts for classic and freestyle: 50k, 25k, and 10k. The Great Bear Chase also includes a 50km skiathlon (25km classic and 25km freestyle). Races are held at the Swedetown ski trails in Calumet, Michigan, which receives more than 230 inches of snow each year. A Virtual GBC has [...]

Jen Fry Talks
February 2, 2021

Student Social Justice Conversations

Finlandia’s Social Justice Task force invites students into a series of conversations about justice, race, and society. Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Pettibone, using materials from activist and speaker Jen Fry, these open discussions will take place every Monday evening in February, at 8 p.m. Come with your questions, your curiosity, and concerns. All are encouraged, all are invited, all are welcome to this free exchange of ideas. Scan the QR code or visit this link https://bit.ly/3iVFkaw to get into the Zoom [...]

January 29, 2021

Switchboard Games Live Virtual Event

 FinnU will be participating in a virtual game event playing classics such as Family Feud, Jeopardy and The Logo Game hosted by Switchboard Games. Students will compete against other college students from St. Xavier University, Dunwoody College and Eastern Gateway Community College. The event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 28 from 7:30pm-8:45pm on Zoom. Students can join via laptop (preferred) or smartphone, with or without their camera on, to comfortably play in hilarious [...]

January 21, 2021

New Student Health Clinic is Officially Open

Finlandia University, in partnership with the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center, has opened its new on-campus student health clinic. The health clinic, located in Nikander 14A, will be staffed by FinnU nursing faculty member and nurse practitioner, Cindy Blake

“I am looking forward to offering health services to our campus community,” said Blake. “Behavioral health services as well as sports medicine services will also be available. We want to meet the needs of the [...]

January 14, 2021

FinnU’s Time-Honored MLK Day of Service Undergoes Changes Due to COVID-19

The annual tradition of Finlandia University students taking the day off from classes and participating in community service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of testing and social distancing guidelines, many of the opportunities that students normally have for community service, like visiting nursing homes and reading to school-aged children, are no longer available.

“COVID has created many challenges in regards to upholding the traditions we value so much. [...]

December 21, 2020

Student Life: Compete against other colleges during virtual Switchboard Game event

Upon return from the holiday break, Finlandia University students can look forward to a friendly and fun online competition with other students from St. Xavier University, Dunwoody College and Eastern Gateway Community College. FinnU will be participating in a virtual game event playing classics such as Family Feud, Jeopardy and The Logo Game hosted by Switchboard Games. The event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 28 from 7:30pm-8:45pm on Zoom. Students can join via [...]

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