Phil Schader is a sophomore transfer student from Austria majoring in International Business. Schader left Austria when he was 16 and graduated from a Canadian high school before playing junior hockey. He is a member of the Men’s Hockey team.
When did you first hear about Finlandia and why did you decide to come here?
During the end of my junior hockey career playing in Minnesota. I found out about Finlandia through the hockey program. For me as an international, [...]
The 2020 Finlandia University graduating class will have a celebration unlike any other. Although the May 21st commencement ceremony will not be in person like previous years, but a virtual ceremony instead, the graduating class will still hear from their student representative, Nicholas Tobey. Tobey has been a successful student and leader in and out of the classroom.
“It is truly an honor that I was selected as the student representative for the 2020 class,” said Tobey. [...]
“I lost everything that day. I lost my only child. I lost the exquisite joy of watching my daughter continue to grow and achieve the tremendous potential she had already demonstrated in her almost 19 years. I lost the chance to fulfill all the travel adventures and plans we had talked about. I will never hold my grandchildren. I will forever hear the echoing in my head of those 10 words that shattered my life to dust.”
For more than 40 years the Canal Run has been creating incredible memories for those who live in and visit Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. The event is a highlight of the summer for many of the hundreds of people who participate each year, and Finlandia University is proud to once again be a sponsor.
This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, July 20.
Finlandia students, employees and alumni are invited to join Team Finlandia this year! You can use [...]
Following the standard requirements to be a CPA , the courses at FinnU prepare students to go into their fifth year of accounting and to go on and take the CPA exam The small class size sets the degree program apart from larger schools. Sieders mentioned she loves getting to know her students on a first name [...]
Finlandia University is happy announce the latest new and improved academic program page.
The Accounting program page features more visuals and less text, and is geared more toward incoming and prospective students who are looking specifically at FinnU’s accounting program. The page showcases faculty and alumni interviews and highlights the unique aspects of the program such as the versatility of an accounting degree, personalized internships and experienced accountants leading the classroom.
The accounting page is the latest program page to receive an [...]
Laura Sieders never planned on becoming a college instructor. The Calumet native moved to Washington D.C. shortly after graduating from Michigan Tech with her bachelor’s in business administration and a focus in accounting. Starting this fall, she’s a full-time faculty member at Finlandia University in the role of Instructor of Accounting.
“One of the great things about accounting is you can work in any sector you want to because every business needs someone counting their money and analyzing the data,” said [...]
Sieders, who has served as FinnU’s Adjunct Professor in Intermediate Accounting for the past two years, will become the new Instructor of Accounting. Werner will be the Assistant Professor in Marketing.
Both will begin in their new roles in August.
About Laura Sieders
Before coming to Finlandia two years ago as an adjunct, Sieders worked and lived in and around Washington [...]