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

Flu Shot Clinic 2022
FinnU Nursing to host flu shot clinic Oct. 10

September 23, 2022

Finlandia Nursing will host a flu shot clinic on Monday, October 10, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Hirvonen Hall Gymnasium. Hancock School System and Finlandia University students, employees and family members are encouraged to attend. UP Health System Portage staff will be on-site to help administer the clinic.

Several doses of Flucelvax will be available for those with severe egg allergies. The vaccine available will be Afluria Quadrivalent. As of September 23, the most recent VIS form is available Read More

Parade of Nations
Parade of Nations 2022 | Photo Gallery

September 22, 2022

Check out some of our favorite moments from the Parade of Nations on Saturday, September 17!



September 20, 2022 – Parade of Nations returns home to Quincy Green August 25, 2022 – International food returns at Parade of Nations, September 17 August 10, 2022 – Floats & Flags: Volunteer opportunities now open for Parade of Nations 2022 June 22, 2022 – Parade of Nations announced for September 17 July 12, […] Read More

Festival Ruska 2022
Celebrate Festival Ruska at the Finnish American Folk School

September 22, 2022

In their most recent newsletter, the Finnish American Folk School shares everything you need to know about Festival Ruska 2022! Established by the Finnish American Heritage Center and led by Phyllis Fredendall and Clare Zuraw, the Finnish American Folk School exists to ensure that Finnish-American folk traditions exist for centuries to come.

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Join us in celebrating Ruska – fall color season – at the Finnish American Folk School. This year we’ll be featuring fiber artist Anita Salminen Jain to teach and […] Read More

Faculty and Staff

Brooke Hilman

Design & Communications Specialist


Deb Paver

Social Media Specialist


Jordan Shawhan

Director of Marketing & Communications