The ability to build a personal and professional network is a vitally important skill that is rarely taught in business schools. According to a study by the Adler Group, 85 percent of all jobs are landed via networking. In addition, the contacts made through networking can be valuable connections later on in one’s career.
First year ISB student Bryan Matheson meets with Randy Heinonen, owner of Superior Claims Adjusters, during Tuesdays Networking Workshop.
Queen Christina of Sweden’s reign lasted only a decade in the 17th century, during a time when her nation was engaged in one of the most destructive conflicts in European history. Her story is so intriguing, it captured the interest of several filmmakers.
Noted Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki explored Christina’s life in his 2015 production The Girl King, and that film will show as the November installment of the Nordic Film Series Thursday, November 10 at 2 and 6 p.m. at [...]
Alpha Lambda Delta to host Winter Vendor Sale on Saturday, November 12
The Finlandia University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta honor society will host its Winter Vendor Sale on November 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center. There will be vendors from LulaRoe, Thirty-One, NYR Organics, Scentsy, Perfectly Posh, Younique and Herbalife. They will sell clothes, bags, cosmetics and more. Along with vendor sales, Alpha Lambda Delta will host a silent auction, [...]
This week on Finlandia Fridays host Michael H. Babcock discusses the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program offered at Finlandia University with soon-to-be graduate Devin Smith. In this installment of Finlandia Fridays, Smith outlines his personal experiences here at Finlandia University and during his time in the PTA program. Smith touches on topics including his first experiences at Finlandia, his personal involvement in the PTA program and the PTA Club – including Saturday’s Soup for Sneakers event at the Finnish American [...]
“Self-reflection is the act of calmly organizing one’s thoughts, free of the social constraints of everyday life,” Fleury says in her artist statement. “However, insecurities and buried anxieties often creep into these sacred moments and call into question ideas and beliefs which were once [...]
Online class registration for January 2017 begins on November 7. Students need to meet with their academic advisors to get their registration PIN along with picking out their classes. Please keep in mind that if you have any holds on your account (financial aid, admissions, student accounts, etc.,) you will not be able to complete the online registration until your hold has been lifted.
For additional information on registration, including the dates you are eligible to sign up for classes, visit
The Upper Peninsula’s winters are long and dark. With the leaves changing color outside, it is appropriate to begin preparing for the winter ahead. Many individuals in northern climates struggle with mood changes
along with the impending darkness. A condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is prevalent.
The Paloheimo Fellows Program, a competitive study abroad opportunity, is now taking applications for the Spring 2017 class. Paloheimo Fellows are a group of four Finlandia University students who travel to Finland with Assistant Professor of Finnish and Nordic Studies Dr. Hilary Virtanen to engage in field research on Finnish society and culture. Students are accepted from any and all majors, however students must be at least a junior in a four-year program or in their final year of a [...]