Incoming students will begin their Finlandia University careers on Thursday, August 25 during New Student Orientation 2016.
“This is going to be an amazing first couple of days on campus,” Director of Academic Success and Student Life Erin Barnett said. “Students will gain instrumental information during the days, and be introduced to much of the natural beauty Lake Superior and Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula have to offer during the evenings.”
The annual welcoming event features day-time introductory events to Finlandia University and [...]
Parents of incoming Finlandia University students are invited to join staff and faculty on Friday, August 12 or Thursday August 25 for an open meeting to introduce parents to our student support staff and address parent concerns and questions.
“At Finlandia, we recognize that families play a significant and continuing role in the lives of their children,” said Erin Barnett, Director of Academic Success and Student Life. “When a student steps on Finlandia’s campus, we are making a commitment to [...]
Last week Finlandia University introduced the Summer Bridge Program. This type of program is trending in higher education right now, and it’s clear why: Bridge programs can help ease students’ transition to university life and improve their academic performance and success rates.
According to Susan P. Ackerman, results from a study at the University of California Los Angeles “clearly suggest that these programs can help facilitate their transition and adjustment to university or college life, as well as improve their [...]
Finlandia launches Summer Bridge Program
New offering aims to help prepare students for college
This June Finlandia University is launching the inaugural Summer Bridge Program, a seven-credit highly discounted and structured program designed to help students bridge the gap from high school to college.
“Research tells us that summer programs, like our new Summer Bridge Program, set students up for academic success by easing them in to college,” Director of Student Life and Summer Bridge Program Director Erin Barnett said. “Our [...]
10 students inducted during formal installation of program Monday
Monday night 10 Finlandia University students were inducted as charter members of the Finlandia University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) during the school’s formal installation of the new program.