Updated 3/12/20: The Finlandia University Soup & Salad Silent Auction for Servant Leadership in Tanzania, scheduled for this Saturday, has been canceled in compliance with the social distancing measures taken by the university. If ticket holders would like a refund for their ticket please contact Rene Johnson at 906-487-7558.
On March 14, 2020 students participating in this year’s Servant Leadership trip to Tanzania will be hosting a soup, salad and silent auction fundraiser at Gloria Dei [...]
The Paloheimo Fellows program allows a select group of students to travel to Finland with Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen to study Finnish culture and society. With the support of the Paloheimo Foundation, most expenses for travel are covered.
FinnU students from any major can apply. You must be at least a junior in a four year program or a second year student in a two year program. Applications will be evaluated on academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, community and campus involvement, [...]
Amanda Maleche (’12) with her husband, a Michigan Tech alumnus, and three daughters. Maleche connected with her husband, who is from Kenya, over her passion for African culture after having gone on the Service Learning Trip to Tanzania through FinnU.
Leading the Pride continues in the month of October by talking with Liberal Arts alumna and Executive Director at Anthology Senior Living, Amanda Maleche (’12). Maleche, who transferred to FinnU after two years at the University of Michigan-Flint [...]
During the summer of 2019 six Finlandia University students will travel to London to explore and compare the chronic disease management models and methods used in the USA and UK.
Students will visit healthcare facilities to learn about strategies used to improve health of chronically ill populations. They will also visit Oxford City to explore the influence of research done by Oxford University in this field.
To help these students with the cost of their program, the Finlandia nursing students are [...]
Finlandia Fridays crosses borders this week with Director of Global Initiatives Cat Fuller. Member of the FinnU family since September, Fuller describes her job as “dealing with everything international.” Fuller deals with international recruitment, study abroad, and assisting faculty members who want to run their own programs abroad or do research abroad.
Fuller’s first semester saw her overseas, visiting China, the Netherlands and Finland. In China, Fuller visited area high schools to recruit students and attended a fair in Beijing. [...]
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Hancock is set to host the annual Soup and Salad Lunch as well as the silent auction fundraiser for this year’s Service and Learning in Tanzania experience for Finlandia University students.
“While a three-week experience of serving and learning in Tanzania is priceless, the actual cost of $3,000 is not always affordable for students,” said Dr. René Johnson, Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy and Director of Servant Leadership. “Students are responsible for $2,000 [...]
Experience Finland this summer tuition free at Haaga-Helia.
The Finnish University, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, is offering two Finlandia students a full waiver to attend their summer school to learn business principles and experience Finland through engaging social programming.
“If students want to start their own business someday, this is the perfect opportunity for them to go and get international experience,” said Director of Global Initiatives Cathleen Fuller. “They have a program called the startup school whose [...]