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Finlandia University

Motto Dominus Illuminatio Mea
(Lord Enlighten Me)
Established 1896
Type Private
President Philip Johnson
Location Hancock, Michigan, USA
Campus Rural
Colors Finnish Blue, Navy Blue, and White                  
Mascot Lions
Website www.finlandia.edu

Finlandia University is a private university located in Hancock, Michigan, on the Keweenaw Peninsula. Finnish immigrants founded Finlandia in 1896 as Suomi College as the school for the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church. Approximately 550 students attend Finlandia. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Hancock is a city in Houghton County. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... Sign in a rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China An artists rendering of an aerial view of the Maryland countryside: Jane Frank (Jane Schenthal Frank, 1918-1986), Aerial Series: Ploughed Fields, Maryland, 1974, acrylic and mixed materials on apertured double canvas, 52... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Hancock is a city in Houghton County. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... The Keweenaw Peninsula is the most northern part of Michigans Upper Peninsula. ... Map of the world with countries colored according to their immigrant population as a percentage of total population: Immigration is the movement of people with large poos from one nation-state to another. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church was one of the lutheran church bodies that merged into the Lutheran Church in America in 1962. ...


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