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July 19, 2019

Meet the new co-hosts of Finlandia Fridays

Finlandia Fridays is back with a special edition today as Olivia Myers and Devin O’Neill were introduced as cohosts of the weekly interview series. O’Neill and Myers will taking over for season four, taking turns interviewing guests.

Meet Olivia Myers

Myers currently serves as Coordinator of External Affairs, where she leads all alumni relations efforts. Since joining Finlandia she’s introduced a formal homecoming weekend, introduced an incredibly successful Giving Tuesday campaign and worked with the Finlandia Alumni Board to host the [...]

Walker Enstad Alumni
May 15, 2019

International Business alumnus Walker Enstad (’17) finds success at Freud America

Walker Enstad (’17), an alumnus of the International Business program in the International School of Business, shares some insight into life after college and what he enjoyed most about attending Finlandia. While at FinnU, Enstad was a goalie for the Men’s Hockey team, interned in the Marketing & Communications department, and graduated on the Dean’s List with a 3.94 GPA. He currently works as a District Sales Manager for

May 12, 2017

Maximizing educational opportunities in the International School of Business

It’s well-known that an education is what you make of it.  When studying towards a BBA at Finlandia, that is certainly the case. In addition to rigorous coursework, a great deal of learning occurs outside of the traditional classroom through internships, extra and co-curricular activities, and other unique opportunities available to Finlandia students. Walker Enstad is one example of a student who has not only excelled in his academic studies, but he has also taken advantage of many of these [...]

April 25, 2017

PHOTOS: 2017 Honors and Awards Banquet

The Finnish American Heritage Center was alive with the sounds of high achievers last Friday night as senior honors students and other scholarship and award winners were recognized at the annual Honors and Awards Banquet. A list of winners is available below.

Virginia Fund Scholarship Annie Jo Wills Philip and Loret Ruppe Community Service Scholarship Tyler Borkadi Haley Makkela The David Lauren Jokela Endowed Memorial Scholarship Melissa Helppi Angie Kilpela Nathan Perrault Samuel Westerman Scholarship Nicole Glanville Kelsie Richards Kenneth and Lois Seaton Scholarship Kelsie Richards Sisu Award Chelsea Blanck Schwartzen Jarmond Andrew Martin Makayla Mayo Brandon Robinson Sampo Society Membership Katelyn [...]

April 18, 2017

Jarmond and Enstad recognized as Outstanding Seniors in ISB

Students from the Finlandia University International School of Business were recognized during a luncheon on Thursday, April 13, 2017. The intimate luncheon was hosted at the Jutila Center. Students, faculty, and staff from the school gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the seniors, including recognizing Walker Enstad and Schwartzen Jarmond as co-Outstanding Seniors. Several photos from the event are available below, additional photos from the event are on the Finlandia University Facebook page

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February 28, 2017

Finlandia honors 117 for academic achievement during fall semester

Finlandia University is proud to announce its Fall 2016 semester Dean’s and Honors List Students. In total 117 students earned honors, including 63 who earned Dean’s List honors for having a Grade Point Average of 3.75 or above.

Nursing student Nathan Meyette works on an IV during a clinical session. Meyette is one of 63 students to have earned a spot on the Dean’s List for having a GPA above 3.75 during the fall 2016 semester.

To be eligible for [...]

October 12, 2016

Finlandia Fridays rolls out the red carpet

The stage is set and the cameras are rolling, Finlandia Fridays is prepped to air this upcoming Friday!

Director of Marketing and Communications Michael H. Babcock and Media Intern Walker Enstad introduce this exciting new web series and discuss what Finlandia Fridays is and how it works.

This unique platform introduces a vastly new way for students, staff and the community alike to receive information surrounding Finlandia University and the Upper Peninsula. In addition to being able to [...]

September 21, 2016

Finlandia gains new Snapchat filter

Quick, pull out your phone, open Snapchat, take that perfect selfie and start swiping. Why? Because the Finlandia University Snapchat filter is officially active!

The filter can be applied to any photo or video taken on Finlandia’s main campus – reaching roughly from the Paavo Nurmi Center to Old Main.

The filter features a Finnish flag-inspired design, and it’s of course free for anyone to use. It was designed by Finlandia’s Creative Director Brad Beaudette.

FinnU expanding presence on Snapchat

The filter is [...]

Servant Leadership - Service and Learning in Tanzania
June 15, 2016

Photos + Video: Service and Learning in Tanzania 2016

Six Finlandia University students and two staff members traveled to Tanzania in May for the 11th annual Service and Learning in Tanzania experience.

During their three weeks in Tanzania, students participate in curricular and co-curricular activities at Kisarawe Lutheran Jr. Seminary (a secondary school), shadow nurses at the national hospital, and stay with host families. These relationship building opportunities along with accompanying reflection activities help students grow in their understanding of Servant Leadership and engage in self-exploration.

Below are several photos taken on the [...]

June 13, 2016

Finlandia business students study abroad in Finland

International business major Dean Burggrabe (left), International School of Business Dean Kevin Manninen and marketing major Walker Enstad pose for a photo in Finland at JAMK University in June 2016.

One of the desired learning outcomes for Finlandia University graduates is to develop a global perspective in order to better understand and operate in today’s world. This summer, two International School of Business (ISB) students are doing just that as they study abroad in Finland.

ISB Dean Kevin [...]

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