The 2023 Student Representative, Kaitlyn Lundeen, is a healthcare management major from Maple, Wisc. Lundeen earned a 3.92 grade point average and will be graduating Summa Cum Laude with an associate physical therapist assistant (PTA) degree, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management and a minor in psychology.
“I think it’s an extreme honor to be able to be the representative for this class,” Lundeen said. “It means a lot to be able to help leave some parting words with [...]
Hosted by Finlandia’s Student Nurses Association and the UP Regional Blood Center, a community blood drive will be held on Monday, April 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew in Hancock. Donors will go to the Chapel’s lower level to complete paperwork and check vital signs before giving blood.
The Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center depends on community donations to supply 13 hospitals across the Upper Peninsula. Donating is quick, [...]
Finlandia University students are invited to attend our Teach-Out & Transfer Fair coming up on Monday, March 20. The event will be held on-campus from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Paavo Nurmi Center Gymnasium. Over 20 colleges and universities will be in attendance. On Friday, March 17, information about attending colleges and universities and what they are offering will be updated at www.finlandia.edu/teachoutfair.
BEFORE STUDENTS ATTEND THEY SHOULD:
Meet with your Academic Advisor
Pick up your transcript from Registrar’s [...]
Nursing program students entering into their junior and senior year are invited to apply
Applications are now being accepted for the Ryan Bessolo, MSN, RN, CMSRN Memorial Endowed Scholarship. The application deadline for the scholarship is Monday, March 13, 2023.
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year with a GPA of 3.25 GPA or higher may be eligible for the scholarship. Qualified applicants must be continuing their nursing studies at Finlandia University the following year.
The Academic Achievement Committee, in coordination [...]
Created by his parents, Laurel and Michael Bessolo, and sister, Amy Kemppainen, Finlandia University alumnus and former nursing clinical instructor Ryan Bessolo (’11) will be remembered for years to come through the formation of an endowed scholarship in his name.
Bessolo, a Calumet High School graduate, chose to continue his education at Finlandia University and attained his Bachelor of Science in Nursing in May 2011. He was known for his driven nature, [...]
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year invited to apply
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year with a GPA between 3.00 to 3.49 may be eligible for the Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing. The application deadline for the scholarship is Monday, March 13, 2023.
The number of scholarships and money awarded will depend on the quantity and quality of the applications. Students who want to be considered for renewal must file a new application each year and [...]
This Saturday, Finlandia University’s Student PTA Club is hosting Yoga by Donation, an annual event to benefit Omega House. Find your inner chi, challenge your focus, and enjoy meditative and stretching techniques taught by Danielle Foertsch Newman, an instructor from
Finlandia University’s annual donor magazine is in mailboxes now.
This year’s edition will introduce you to Finlandia President Tim Pinnow and his Executive Management Team. Inside, you’ll find a recap of the latest news from around campus, including stories from students and alumni. Don’t forget to check out our featured spotlight on the Price of Freedom Museum, the largest collection of Finnish War memorabilia in North America recently donated to the FAHC.
The Bridge is published periodically, and you can find a [...]
Finlandia University’s Class of ’22 graduates are off to a great start! The Seaton Center for Vocation & Career has completed its inaugural First Destination Survey, a new tool to collect and summarize data on graduate employment outcomes and continuing education enrollment.
With an overall knowledge rate of 76.5%, the survey captures information on the activities of 52 of the 68 students who completed their studies in the Spring or Summer of 2022. Of this cohort, encompassing both associate and bachelor’s [...]
Finlandia University held its second annual Shark Day on Wednesday with teams of high school juniors and seniors from Calumet, Baraga Area and Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s career technical education program. Students competed to win a $2,500 scholarship to attend Finlandia University.
A play on the hit T.V. show Shark Tank, Finlandia’s Shark Day teaches students about entrepreneurship, creativity, working in a team and public speaking. Hosting the event was Lauren Huested, education partner manager and dual enrollment advisor [...]