Today summer arrived in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, but that didn’t stop Finlandia Fridays from talking about snow! This week’s guest is Augustine Brutus, an alum and admissions officer here at Finlandia University, and we talked this episode about her first experience with snow, what it was like coming to Finlandia from Haiti and of course about the Summer Bridge Program.
Summer Bridge Program is a unique opportunity
Students looking to get a head start and save money have a great opportunity to [...]
“We work extremely hard to make sure Finlandia University remains affordable to people of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Midwest as a whole,” said Director of Student Financial Services Sandra Turnquist, who noted that 100 percent of the university’s full-time domestic students received financial aid during the 2016-17 academic year. “We’re one of the [...]
This summer, from June 12 to July 13, 2017, approximately 35 area high school students will experience the daily routines of college freshmen on the Finlandia University campus.
The TRIO Upward Bound summer students live in the Finlandia residence hall, attend demanding daily classes, complete homework, meet new people, and, of course, eat three meals daily in Finlandia’s cafeteria.
For more than 30 years, this ‘mock college experience’ has been part of Finlandia’s year-round TRIO Upward Bound (UB) program 100 percent funded [...]
This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on Carley Saint-Onge – a graduate of Finlandia’s International School of Business. Saint-Onge is now working in marketing for Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas. In this question-and-answer session, she talks about the world of small schools compared to big schools, digital marketing, business-to-business marketing compared to business-to-consumer marketing, what it was like to move to a new region and what she remembers best about her time at FinnU.
MEET Carley Saint-Onge
Graduation Year: 2015
Hometown: Marquette, Michigan
For the third year in a row, Finlandia University and Ponsse, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forest machines for the cut-to-length method, have partnered for to offer the Ponsse Einari Vidgrén Foundation Internship. The internship includes a couple weeks working in Finland. This year’s student is Nathan Junttila. Below is a story originally published in PONSSE NETWORK BULLETIN. It has been reposted with permission.
Last week there was big news regarding Finlandia University’s football team as it is joining the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association as an affiliate member. Check out the announcement from last week below or at fulions.com.
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Commissioner Penny Allen-Cook announced the addition of Finlandia University as an affiliate member to the conference for football, beginning with the 2018-19 academic year.
“We are excited to add Finlandia as a football affiliate member to the MIAA,” said Allen-Cook. “We [...]
Nuclear Freeze in a Cold War touches on topics relevant in 2017
Finlandia University Assistant Professor of History Dr. William Knoblauch has released his first book, Nuclear Freeze in a Cold War: The Reagan Administration, Cultural Activism, and the End of the Arms Race.
“Academics publish books all the time, and we don’t always see them gain traction publicly,” Dr. Knoblauch said. “This book has so far been different. People are already starting to talk about it, which is rare [...]