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September 8, 2016

Photo Gallery: Wickersheim dedication, Talo Lion’s Den unveiling, football opener

Saturday, September 3 was a busy day at Finlandia University as the university held a dedication ceremony to remember an alum who was lost too soon, an unveiling for a new building dedicated to a Finn who made progress possible at FinnU and watched its football team begin its second season of NCAA Division III play at beautiful McAfee Field.

Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Student Lounge

The day started with an intimate gathering in the Paavo Nurmi Center’s new Shawn Wickersheim Memorial Student Lounge as teammates, [...]

June 8, 2016

Finlandia continues work on Terry Talo Lion’s Den at McAfee Field

On Monday a crew from LJJ Construction, Inc. will continue work on the first phase of the athletics fieldhouse at McAfee Field. The building which will house the Terry Talo Lion’s Den.

The project is expected to be finished in early August. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 3, during the football team’s home opener against Concordia College.

“This project is made possible through the support of an anonymous friend of the university who wished to name the building [...]

September 1, 2015

Finlandia breaks ground on first phase of fieldhouse

University invests $700,000 in McAfee Field building that’s set to open in 2016

While Finlandia’s first NCAA Division III football game is scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Tuesday morning university leadership had something a little more long-term in mind as they announced the start of construction on the first phase of the athletics fieldhouse at McAfee Field.

“This is a good day for Finlandia,” President Philip Johnson said. “This project marks another step toward meeting the commitments we have made in our strategic [...]

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