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September 24, 2021

Michigan Army National Guard, WUPHD, and Finlandia Nursing team up to support U.P. healthcare workers, encourage vaccine and testing

On Sept. 28, Finlandia will be hosting a free COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center. The event is open to the public, vaccinated or unvaccinated, with antigen test results available within 15 minutes. Members of the Michigan Army National Guard, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department and Finlandia Nursing program will all be on-site to assist and administer tests and vaccines.

Leonard D. Uller, Major, USAF, MI Army National [...]

September 17, 2021

Free on-campus vaccine clinic Thursday, September 23

Sponsored by Upper Great Lakes Health, Finlandia University will be hosting a FREE on-campus vaccine clinic in Nikander Room 14A (Health Center) on Thursday, September 23. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., FinnU students and employees are able to receive either the Moderna (first or second dose) or the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine.

As part of the FinnU Vacc to School Challenge, students are receiving $100 for reporting their vaccines through the FinnU Vacc to School Challenge vaccine reporter. [...]

August 26, 2021

10 FinnU Vacc to School Challenge Textbook Award winners announced

In July, Finlandia University announced the FinnU Vacc to School Challenge with the goal of reaching a campus wide vaccination status of 70 percent. As part of this challenge, 10 student textbook awards were announced along with the chance for students to win even more prizes. Today, Finlandia is proud to announce the 10 winners of the FinnU Vacc to School Challenge Textbook Awards. $500 is being loaded onto their student accounts at North Wind Books and can be used [...]

August 20, 2021

Finlandia hosting free on-campus vaccine clinic Thursday, August 26

Sponsored by Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center, Finlandia University will be hosting a free on-campus vaccine clinic in Nikander Hall Room 14A on Thursday, August 26. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., FinnU students and employees are able to receive either the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. As part of the FinnU Vacc to School Challenge, students are receiving $100 for reporting their vaccines through the FinnU Vacc to School Challenge vaccine reporter. Reporting their vaccines enters [...]

April 26, 2021

FinnU nursing students, faculty and alumni aid in fight against COVID

Nursing student David Carlson

While most people hunkered down in their homes last spring at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Finlandia nursing faculty began looking for opportunities to get students involved in the (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 

“Everyone was excited to jump in and help, and that is just the role given and handed when we take this nursing career on,” said Professor of Nursing MarnieAnn Polkky

One of the bigger challenges to overcome was identifying a clinical opportunity [...]

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 [...]

March 15, 2019

Nursing Alum Suzanne Miron hosting A Taste of Success for Students on March 26

Finlandia University’s “A Taste of Success” alumni speaker series will continue on Tuesday, March 26 at noon with nursing alumna Suzanne Miron, RN, MSN, DNP at Mannerheim Central. All students are invited to join.

This new series features alumni of Finlandia and Suomi College as they talk about their college experience and accomplishments since graduating. Students, employees and friends are welcome to attend the series. The talk will be informal followed by a Q&A session. There is no cost to [...]

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