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Julia Physical Therapist Assistant Student
March 15, 2015

Meet Julia, PTA student at Finlandia University

MEET Julia

Hometown: Dollar Bay, Michigan

Class: Freshman

Major: Physical Therapist Assistant 

It’s all in the family

Finlandia University was always a place Julia had thought about. It’d be hard for her not to have thought about it, she had three sisters and her mother graduate from the university that is about five miles from where she grew up in Dollar Bay.

“My three sisters that came here for nursing all had good experiences, and my mom came here also. She said this school is really [...]

Liberal Arts Senior Brittney
February 23, 2015

Meet Brittney, Liberal Arts Senior at Finlandia

MEET Brittney

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Class: Senior

Major: Liberal Studies

Putting “Student” into “Student Athlete”

Brittney flew into Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula as a high school senior, and immediately fell in love with it. It offered her exactly the kind of atmosphere she wanted: A small campus with a personal touch. This is the place she was going to come to play NCAA Division III hockey.

Plus, the university offered her a really unique outdoor experience with some of the snowboarding, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, hiking and kayaking [...]

February 1, 2015

Meet Jordan, Finlandia Business Student

 

Meet Jordan

Hometown: Ishpeming, Michigan

Class: Freshman

Major: Business

The Entrepreneural Spirit

For Jordan, Finlandia offered the perfect mix of everything he needed: A place to grow his entrepreneurial spirit, while continuing to play the game he loves. Plus, he’s less than two hours from home, meaning visiting his family, or making a quick trip to the hunting camp, are options whenever he wants to.

In his first semester, he realized the Finlandia experience was something special. He spread the word, and this semester, his brother joined him.

“Me [...]