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Tag Archive: Finlandia Success

Jessica Ingold
November 8, 2017

Finlandia Success: Jessica Ingold ‘13

This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on Jessica Ingold – a graduate of Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design. Ingold earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and is now working as a MVP Communications Specialist at Kohl’s Corporate headquarters in the Milwaukee metro area. In this question-and-answer session, Ingold talks about life as an art student, what it was like to be a NCAA Division III athlete at Finlandia, and [...]

August 1, 2017

Finlandia Success: Lynnette Hokenson ‘15

This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on Lynnette Hokenson – a graduate of Finlandia University’s nursing program. Hokenson is now working at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Arizona. She serves in the Oncology and Renal Unit there. In this question-and-answer session, she talks about her experience as a nursing student and NCAA Division III athlete at Finlandia, and what life is like as a nurse in an area where most of her patients speak a language [...]

Finlandia Success Carley Saint-Onge
May 31, 2017

Finlandia Success: Carley Saint-Onge ’15

This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on Carley Saint-Onge – a graduate of Finlandia’s International School of Business. Saint-Onge is now working in marketing for Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas. In this question-and-answer session, she talks about the world of small schools compared to big schools, digital marketing, business-to-business marketing compared to business-to-consumer marketing, what it was like to move to a new region and what she remembers best about her time at FinnU.

MEET Carley Saint-Onge Major: Business Graduation Year: 2015 Hometown: Marquette, Michigan Current [...]

February 22, 2017

Finlandia Success: Jordan Siegler ’09

February 2016’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on Jordan Siegler – a graduate of Finlandia’s International School of Art & Design who is now working in corporate and community development for Wisconsin Public Television in Madison, Wisconsin. In this question-and-answer session he talks about how Finlandia University prepared him for his career, and about his involvement with the Finlandia Alumni Board.

Meet Jordan Siegler Majors: BFA in Sustainable Design Graduation Year: 2009 Hometown: Felch, Michigan Current Location: Madison, Wisconsin Current Role: Corporate and Community Development at [...]

Alex Chutskoff FinnU Alumni
January 25, 2017

Finlandia Success: Alex Chutskoff ’15

This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on recent alumna Alex Chutskoff – a Liberal Studies major who is now working as a Senior Injury Adjuster at Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. In this question-and-answer session she talks about the meaningful experiences she had at Finlandia that prepared her for her career.

MEET Alex Chutskoff Majors: Liberal Studies Graduation Year: 2015 Hometown: Abbotsford, British Columbia Current Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia Job: Senior Injury Adjuster at Insurance Corporation of British Columbia You were recruited here to play hockey – what [...]

November 30, 2016

Finlandia Success: Haley Neri ’15

This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on recent alumni Haley Neri – a double major who is now working as a marketing coordinator at Boss Beauty Supply in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In this question-and-answer session she talks about the meaningful experiences she had at Finlandia that prepared her for her career. She also offers some advice for students currently enrolled at Finlandia.

Meet Haley Neri Majors: Graphic Design and Business Administration Graduation Year: 2015 Hometown: Blissfield, Michigan Current Location: [...]

September 29, 2016

Finlandia Success: Ryan Wuebben ’15

Finlandia University Alum Ryan Wuebben Major: Nursing Graduation Year: 2015 Hometown: Hancock, Michigan Current Location: Rochester, Minnesota Job: CV Surgery Transplant Nurse at Mayo Clinic Let’s start with your job at Mayo Clinic. What do you do for Mayo, and what is it like working at such a highly regarded organization?

Ryan Wuebben: I always dreamed of working here, but I never thought it would work out. I found out about the job because a friend of mine was here for surgery. One of his [...]

August 31, 2016

Finlandia Success: Reece Anderson ’13

ALUM Reece Anderson (’13) Major: Sports Management Graduation Year: 2013 Hometown: Hancock, Michigan Current Location: Tampa, Florida Job: Partnership Activation Coordinator with Tampa Bay Lightning What was your career path to get to where you are now?

Reece Anderson: My first experience working in sports was an internship with Assistant Professor of Sports Management Steve Nordstrom. After graduating from Finlandia University’s Sports Management program, I worked part-time in Michigan Tech’s hockey development camp where I met Chris Tok, a former assistant coach at Michigan Tech, [...]

Heidi Wiitanen
June 28, 2016

Finlandia Success: Heidi Wiitanen ’06

ALUM Heidi Wiitanen Major: Fiber Arts Graduation Year: 2006 Hometown: AuTrain, Michigan Current Location: Nashville, Tennessee Job: Professional Artist + Entrepreneur with KAMPPINEN What attracted you to Finlandia University?

Heidi Wiitanen: I was initially attracted to Finlandia because of where it is located. Hancock is a historic town with a lot of Finnish history. It’s also immersed in nature, something I am so much inspired by. Finlandia being the only Finnish-founded university in the United States also intrigued me. Whilst a student at Finlandia, I enjoyed [...]

Hayley Laban Finlandia
October 28, 2015

Finlandia Success: Hayley Laban ’11

Alum Hayley Laban ’11 Major: Graphic Design Graduation Year: 2011 Hometown: Houghton, Michigan Current Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming Job: Graphic Designer What I do:

I am a graphic designer at a marketing firm called Warehouse Twenty One in Cheyenne, Wyoming. I have been with them for just under three years. My company primarily works on large campaigns for companies both regionally and nationally. When we take on a campaign, we can be designing everything from the company’s own brand and identity, to promoting a [...]

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