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October 9, 2020

Don’t Throw Away Your Shot! Finlandia Fridays Talks About the Flu Shot Clinic

“I’m not throwing away my shot,” sang Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton in the hit musical “Hamilton.” While Miranda wasn’t referring to a flu shot per-say, it is important not to forgo your flu shot this year. To make it easier to obtain, Finlandia University’s Wellness Committee will have influenza vaccines available for the Finlandia community on Monday, Oct. 12 from 3-5p.m in Nikander 14A.

Talking about the Flu Shot Clinic on Finlandia Fridays this week was Assistant Professor [...]

February 7, 2020

Healthy Hearts Event with Mont Ripley Discount Days are back February 22-23

The Finlandia University Wellness Committee is excited to announce the annual Healthy Hearts Event with Mont Ripley Discount Days for students and employees of the university will be on February 22-23.

Tickets for the day will be $15 for skiing/snowboarding and $15 ski/snowboard rentals. Tubing tickets will cost $10. Lessons can be purchased for $10.

Any person looking to rent should have the rental agreement filled out before arriving to hasten the process. Those taking lessons need to [...]

February 5, 2018

Finlandia ski outing scheduled for February 17

Make the decision to make your Valentine’s Day Weekend one that fills your mind, body and soul with the health it deserves by joining Finlandia employees, students and families at Mont Ripley on Saturday, February 17 for a day of winter fun.

The event, titled Sweet Deals for Healthy Hearts and Souls, includes a discounted rate for all employees and students with a valid Finlandia University ID card.

Discounted Prices with FinnU ID Card $15 lift tickets $15 equipment rentals $10 tubing $5 [...]

October 26, 2017

Wellness Committee: How to practice emotional first aid by Guy Winch

This is the first of a monthly series produced by the Wellness Committee here at Finlandia University. For a full archive of Wellness Committee articles go to http://www.finlandia.edu/news/tag/wellness-committee/. This was submitted by Veronica Horning.  

We have all been taught, most at a very young age, how to take care of our physical bodies: cover a cut with a band aid, put aloe on a sunburn to ease pain, wash hands to stop the spread of germs.  These are just [...]

October 12, 2017

Wellness Committee: Why mental illness stigma is lethal

This is the first of a monthly series produced by the Wellness Committee here at Finlandia University. For a full archive of Wellness Committee articles go to http://www.finlandia.edu/news/tag/wellness-committee/. This was produced by Kamara Taylor.   

The first time suicide impacted me directly was when a friend of mine took his life. Caprice was the son of a preacher and his brother owned a mega church in Chicago. As kids, we were each other’s church play husband and wife; whatever that meant [...]

September 11, 2017

A campus-wide invitation to let your light shine bright this Saturday

Finlandia Wellness Committee is excited to announce the first campus community event of the 2017-18 academic year!

Finlandia University employees and students are invited to join Team FinnU at Light the Night Fun Run/Walk, a fun 5k and family-friendly 1k event in Laurium. The event is held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 16.

The Wellness Committee has worked out a deal for all Finlandia Students to receive a discount. Free glow sticks and washable color blast powder will [...]

March 6, 2017

Wellness committee hosting Mont Ripley Discount Day on March 12

The Finlandia University Wellness Committee is proud to present the inaugural Mont Ripley Discount Day for students and employees of the university. This includes a $25 Day Pass (normally $35) and $15 Rental (normally $32-$38). Lessons will be made available courtesy of Cindy Cowell in TRiO.

VANS LEAVE FINLANDIA HALL FOR MONT RIPLEY

10 a.m. 1:30 p.m.

VAN LEAVES MONT RIPLEY FOR FINLANDIA HALL

1:45 p.m. (after dropping off 1:30 crew) 5 p.m.

February 15, 2017

Tips to be more heart healthy for Heart Month

This is part of a monthly series produced by the Wellness Committee here at FinnU. View an archive of Wellness Committee articles. This month’s article was produced by Katie Curtis

February is a month to celebrate your heart, and not just for Valentine’s Day. The American Heart Association named February “Heart Month.” Below are some links with ideas on how to better care for your heart.

American Hearth Month Centers for Disease Control HealthFinder

Finlandia employees Michael [...]

That Sugar Film Poster
December 10, 2016

Film Showing: That Sugar Film

Would you like to learn more about the impact of sugar in our diet?  The Finlandia University Wellness Committee will be showing “That Sugar Film” in Mannerheim Central on Saturday, December 10 at noon. We will have some healthy food to enjoy this documentary with. If you haven’t seen it yet, it will be an eye opener!

Learn more healthy diet tips from the Wellness Committee here, http://www.finlandia.edu/news/tips-healthier-diet-holiday-season/.

Breakfast
November 30, 2016

Tips for a healthier diet this holiday season

The holiday season is upon us and so are the candy canes, the cookies, and soon there will be the pork pie tourtieres, a local holiday tradition!  Your campus wellness committee doesn’t want to ruin the holidays for you. The traditional goodies, food, is a large part of family gatherings and socialization. However, becoming more aware of what you are feeding your body can help you to avoid feeling sluggish and putting on extra pounds. You may even find yourself [...]

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