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April 26, 2018

How Finlandia turns Finals into the Finale

Finals are stressful. It’s a fact that college students have come to know and loathe. Finlandia aims to do finals differently.

We start, with Late Night Breakfast & Tutoring. Students are encouraged to come hang out in the Café, get some breakfast, and get some studying done. All food for the event is prepared and served by staff. This breakfast is well attended, free and fun for everyone involved.

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— Kate (@kate_anders13)

April 20, 2018

Spring 2018 Finals Week Activities

Don’t miss out on these fun Finals Week Activities!

Sunday, April 22 Late Night Tutoring from 7 p.m. -10 p.m. in Finlandia Hall. Get prepared for finals week with TRIO and TLC Tutors. At least six professional tutors will be available to help in topics ranging from math, English, science, psychology and more! Late Night Breakfast from 10 p.m. -11 p.m. at the Finlandia Hall Café. Free and open to all students. Monday, April 23 Chair Massages [...]

April 19, 2018

Yard Games in Nikander

Take a break from the stresses of finals week with Yard Games in Nikander! A couple corn hole sets, a life-size Jenga set and spike ball will all be setup in the hallway near 5th & Elm in Nikander Hall. Stop by anytime between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to enjoy the yard games. There will also be a pair of corn hole tournaments with prizes for the winners, these tournaments will be at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

If the [...]

March 16, 2018

Rutkowski accepts Academic Career Coach position at Finlandia

Finlandia University has welcomed Marquette-native Sophie Rutkowski to the position of Academic/Career Coach in the TRIO Student Support Services office. Rutkowski has a Master’s Degree in Psychosocial Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, both earned with nearly a perfect grade point average from Michigan State University.

“I love to help people succeed when they might think they cannot,” Rutkowski said. “At times I struggled at Michigan State, and I know [...]

February 9, 2018

NMU Career Fair

A bus will be heading from our campus to Marquette on Wednesday, March 21 as TRIO Student Support Services takes job-seeking or job-curious students to the Career Fair at the University Center on Northern Michigan University’s campus. This is open to TRIO and non-TRIO students. Space is limited. If you’d like to reserve your spot pleast email sophie.rutkowski@finlandia.edu.

December 6, 2017

Students invited to Late Night Breakfast & Tutoring Sunday night

On Sunday night the longstanding tradition of Late Night Breakfast will continue, and will once again include a little help from students’ friends in TRIO Student Support Services as Tutoring will be available in Finlandia Hall prior to breakfast. This event is free and all students are encouraged to attend. Staff from Finlandia’s admissions and financial aid departments will be on hand to serve breakfast, while TRIO SSS staff will be available for tutoring. Prior to tutoring and breakfast, [...]

November 29, 2017

TRIO SSS hosting Christmas/Finals Open House on December 7

On Thursday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Mannerheim Central TRIO Student Support Services will be hosting their annual Christmas/Finals Open House.

This event is open to all Finlandia students, faculty and staff. The open house will include a festive and cozy atmosphere, hot cocoa, hot cider, snacks, holiday music, diverse holiday favorites on DVD, a make-and-take craft table and a whole l to of holiday cheer!

Plan to stop by, put your feet up and enjoy the moment [...]

August 24, 2017

Lincoln now serving as Academic Coach/Personal Counselor at Finlandia University

With the new school year comes a new face in Finlandia’s Nikander Hall as Zoe Lincoln has been introduced as an Academic Coach/Personal Counselor in TRIO Student Support Services.

“Our students will love Zoe,” Director of TRIO SSS Cindy Cowell said. “With a degree in counseling, plus a love of leading co-curricular trips with students, she will be a great resource for our students. We will rely on both her positive energy and expertise in supporting students as [...]

April 24, 2017

Jerry Hess Retirement Gathering

TRIO Student Support Services is hosting a day-long retirement social for Jerry Hess on Tuesday, April 25. Cake, coffee and tea. Cake will be ready at 10:30 a.m. All students and staff are invited to stop by to enjoy a piece of cake and wish Jerry well in his retirement.

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