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September 7, 2016

Finlandia’s TRIO Talent Search secures $1.75 million

Federal grant funds enable continued programming through 2022

Finlandia University’s TRIO Talent Search is proud to announce it has successfully secured $1.75 million, or $349,920 per year for five years, in federal funding that will keep the program funded through 2022, pending federal appropriations.

“We’re excited to continue working with the project participants, their families, and community partners to assist students obtain success now, through post-secondary education,” Program Director Joe Zerbst said.

The mission of TRIO Talent Search is to stimulate [...]

June 6, 2016

TRiO Upward Bound, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to help nourish high school students this summer

This summer, from June 13 to July 14, 2016, approximately 35 area high school students will experience the daily routines of college freshmen on the Finlandia University campus.

The TRiO Upward Bound summer students live in the Finlandia residence hall, attend demanding daily classes, complete homework, meet new people, and, of course, eat three meals daily in Finlandia’s cafeteria.

For more than 30 years, this ‘mock college experience’ has been part of Finlandia’s year-round TRiO Upward Bound (UB) program 100 percent funded [...]

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