Did you know that TRIO Programs have been present on Finlandia/Suomi’s campus since the early 1980s? Or that we have three different TRIO programs on campus, but there are seven types of TRIO programs? Or that the need for organized TRIO came out of the State of the Union address in 1964 by Lyndon B Johnson, as part of the War on Poverty?
Bring a brown-bag lunch to Mannerheim Central to learn about the history and purpose of TRIO programs, as [...]
19 students from the Copper Country ISD, Gogebic-Ontonagon ISD and Forest Park Schools have been awarded scholarships to attend Summer Youth Programs at Michigan Technological University. Active participants in TRIO Talent Search 9th, 10th and 11th grades were encouraged to apply. Each scholarship is valued at $1000, which covers the cost of registration, room & board, transportation and any lab fees.
“STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is everywhere in the world around us and continuously expanding [...]
“Ultimately, my interest in this role stems from my interest in college access and success for low-income, potential first-generation students,” Laplander said. “As a TRIO Student Support Services alumni myself, I realized how helpful it was to have someone supporting me as [...]
Finlandia University is excited to announce the launch of a new alumni speaker series, A Taste of Success. The series will feature alumni of Finlandia and Suomi College as they talk about their college experience and accomplishments since graduating. The first Taste of Success will feature alumna Kailee Laplander (‘12), who graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts. Laplander is currently the Coordinator for TRIO Pre-College Programs. Her discussion will focus on how she used her degree in [...]
The Winter 2019 edition of the TRIO Pre-College Programs Newsletter is now available. This edition highlights an alumni’s time in Scotland, TRIO Talent Search’s trip to Wisconsin with 9th grade students, TRIO Upward Bound acquiring an additional STEM grant and more.
For past editions of the TRIO Pre-College Programs Newsletter, see keweenawtrio.org.
Check out the Fall 2018 Edition of the TRIO Pre-College Programs newsletter. This edition highlights the annual COE conference, a successful alumni and current Finlandia student, and major events and offerings provided by TRIO Pre-College Programs. More information on the programs and an archive of previous newsletters can be found anytime at keweenawtrio.org.
Check out the Keweenaw TRIO Pre College Quarterly Newsletter. The Spring 2018 edition highlights the 2018 Student Leadership Summit in Battle Creek, the second annual College & Career conference, TRIO Pre-College’s new staff member and a local TRIO aluma.
Check out the Keweenaw TRIO Pre College Quarterly Newsletter. The Winter 2018 edition highlights a local TRIO aluma, the 43rd Annual EOA Conference in Illinois, TRIO Pre College’s social media imprint as well as TRIO Talent Search’s efforts to prepare students for the SAT and TRIO Upward Bound’s December STEM focus.
Emily Cibulka, Brian Irizarry and Catherine Jordan join college and career-access focused program at Finlandia University
The first six months on the job have been a busy one for TRIO Pre-College Programs Director Dave Kamrad. In addition to taking on his new role leading the annual TRIO Upward Bound summer program, Kamrad was charged with bringing in three new staff members to key roles. Late in summer he had completed the process, bringing in highly qualified [...]
Check out the Autumn Edition of the TRIO Pre-College Programs newsletter! This edition highlights new staff, successful alumni, and major events and offerings provided by TRIO Pre College Programs. The TRIO Pre-College Programs Newsletter will be released quarterly. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please email Kailee Laplander (kailee.Laplander@finlandia.edu).