fbpx
Students in field

Tag Archive: student affairs

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 [...]

November 12, 2020

MDHHS Launches New COVID-19 Contact Tracing App, Guidance for Holidays

MI COVID ALERT

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has launched a new app for Android/IOS that all students and employees are encouraged to download. The app aids in contact tracing efforts. MI COVID Alert, uses bluetooth to notify users if they were in “close contact” with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

If you use the app you will:

be told if you may have been in close contact with another app user [...]

October 30, 2020

Student Senate Spike Ball Tournament and Halloween Costume Contest

Dress up in your best Halloween costume and participate in a spike ball tournament hosted by Student Senate on Friday, Oct. 30. Everything will take place in the Paavo Nurmi Gym and you can sign up here to be an individual or a team of two for the tournament, which will start at 7:15 p.m. Judging for the Halloween costume contest will commence at 8 p.m. and the top three costumes will win cash prizes.

The following prizes are up [...]

October 28, 2020

Dia de Muertos Meal on Nov. 3 to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

On Tuesday, November 3rd, a special Dia de Muertos meal hosted by the women’s softball team will celebrate Hispanic Heritage month. The meal was delayed due to COVID-19 challenges this past month, but the good food and festive spirit will pervade!

All Finlandia students, staff, and faculty are invited for a take-out style meal, beginning at 7:15 p.m. and going through 8:15 p.m. Similar to the weekly All Means All community meals, which take place on Mondays, this special [...]

October 12, 2020

Flu Shot Clinic

All students and employees are invited to the annual Finlandia University Flu Shot Clinic on Monday, October 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Nikander 14A.

This event brings flu shots to campus in a joint effort between Finlandia nursing students, the Finlandia Wellness Committee and the Western U.P. Health Department. Employees with Finlandia’s insurance will be able to get the shot for free. Other insurances may be accepted, those interested should bring their insurance card [...]

October 8, 2020

Finlandia Competes with other U.P. Universities in ‘Fight the Flu’ Challenge

In an effort to further protect our campus communities throughout the region, the Center for Rural Health at Northern Michigan University is bringing universities throughout the U.P. together to “Fight the Flu”. Students, staff and faculty from Finlandia University, Lake Superior State University, Michigan Technological University and Northern Michigan University are competing to see which school can get the highest percentage of its total population vaccinated against the flu.

In addition to the Finlandia Flu Shot Clinic on Oct. 12, the [...]

September 30, 2020

Annual Flu Shot Clinic for Employees, Students On Oct. 12

All students and employees are invited to the annual Finlandia University Flu Shot Clinic on Monday, October 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Nikander 14A.

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

COVID-19 Plans, News & ResourcesLatest Updates