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March 2, 2018

Marketing major Kyle Niemi and his internship with Mesensei mobile mentoring

Senior marketing major Kyle Niemi stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to discuss his internship with Finnish mobile mentoring company Mesensei. Tuukka Ylälahti, the creator of Mesensei, was in an earlier episode this season, where he previewed the app and his inspiration behind it.

Tuukka Ylälahti on Finlandia Fridays Mesensei at Finlandia

Niemi has been granted a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with Mesensei and create a mentoring app specifically for FinnU. Niemi is the project coordinator for this endeavor. [...]

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November 10, 2017

Tuukka Ylälahti and his mobile mentoring startup Mesensei come from Finland to Finlandia

Tuukka Ylälahti stopped by Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about his revolutionary new app Mesensei. Ylälahti is the co-founder of Mesensei, a startup company working on “mentorship programs in support of learning, entrepreneurship and social inclusion.” The program and Ylälahti have visited various universities in America to see how the program would do in the American market. With close ties to Finland, Finlandia seemed like the obvious choice to lay some ground work.

Ylälahti started by talking [...]

October 19, 2017

Mobile mentoring project kick off to be held Oct. 25

Finlandia University’s mobile mentoring project with Finnish app developer Mesensei will kick off with a workshop on Wednesday, October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Finnish American Heritage Center. This event is free and open to the public. The workshop will provide insight on the different uses of mentorship in support of teaching, career services, alumni relations, and fundraising, based on case studies and experiences from Europe, Asia and Canada.

October 10, 2017

Finlandia to participate in mobile mentoring pilot-project with Finnish education technology expert Mesensei

Beginning in November, Finlandia students and alumni will be participating in an innovative pilot-project utilizing a mobile mentoring application developed by the Helsinki-based Mesensei – a leader in education technology.  The project is expected to last three months during which time between 20-40 student-mentor pairs will utilize the application and give feedback on its features and usability as a mobile mentoring platform.

Mesensei co-founder and CEO Tuukka Ylälahti and co-founder and board chair Eeva-Liisa Ylälahti will be coming to [...]

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