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Communications

Communications

We help our community convey Finlandia’s mission and vision.

 

Communications provides strategic and creative communications and marketing support. Our team advances and preserves Finlandia’s reputation for academic excellence in a welcoming Lutheran atmosphere through:

  • •News and media relations
  • •Storytelling in print and web
  • •Creative design, video and photography services
  • •Brand and reputation management

Campus News

Riku gets vaccinated
On-campus student, employee vaccine clinic Thursday, Jan. 27

January 20, 2022

Sponsored by Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD), Finlandia Nursing will be hosting a free on-campus COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m located in the Hirvonen Hall gymnasium. FinnU students and employees will be able to receive a Moderna vaccine, which can be used as a Pfizer booster, or a one-shot J&J vaccine.

As part of the FinnU Vacc to School Challenge, students receive $100 cash for reporting their new vaccines through the Read More

FAFS Premo Poster
Finnish American Folk School to host musician Laurel Premo

January 20, 2022

HANCOCK, MI — The Finnish American Folk School at Finlandia will host internationally-renowned roots musician Laurel Premo on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. Premo, a UP-native, will teach and perform to kick off a new year of programming at the Folk School.

From 2-4PM EST, Premo will lead a group music workshop, teaching traditional Finnish instrumental tunes on the fiddle and sharing information about their roots. Through working up these melodies, students will […] Read More

David Maki FAHC
Finlandia appoints new FAHC director

January 19, 2022

HANCOCK — For more than 20 years, David Maki served as the “right-hand man” at the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC). Now, he’ll have both hands on the steering wheel, as he takes over leadership of Finlandia University’s most well-established expression of its Finnish roots.

Maki, 45, officially assumed the role of Director of the FAHC in late December. He had been serving as interim director of the Center since the spring 2021 retirement of Jim Kurtti, who was the director […] Read More

Faculty and Staff

Brooke Hilman

Design & Communications Specialist

Brooke.Cummings@finlandia.edu

Jordan Shawhan

Director of Marketing & Communications

Jordan.Shawhan@finlandia.edu
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