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September 11, 2017

New study abroad opportunity available for sociology, psychology and CJ students

Student exchange now in place with Sheffield Hallam University in United Kingdom

Finlandia University and Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom have entered into a student exchange partnership that will allow for study abroad opportunities for students majoring in sociology, psychology or criminal justice.

“Students will love this new opportunity in the United Kingdom,” Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Richard Gee said. “We’ve been talking about adding this for a couple of years, and we’re [...]

January 11, 2017

Study abroad scholarship through CCSA now available

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) is accepting applications through February 24, 2017 for the $1,000 CCSA Story Teller Scholarship. The Storyteller Scholarship encourages student participation in CCSA programs by offering a means for students to tell their own CCSA stories.

The awardee must be enrolled in a CCSA program, be a full-time student and complete the requirements, which includes an essay, statement regarding intended design and a sample of past creative work. The awardee is [...]

November 4, 2016

Finlandia Fridays Explores the Paloheimo Fellows Program

On this installment of Finlandia Fridays special guest Dr. Hilary Virtanen discusses the Paloheimo Fellows Program with host Michael H. Babcock. This program offers a unique and special experience that allows four lucky Finlandia students (of any major) the opportunity to study abroad in Tampere, Finland. This program runs for three weeks every May and is guided by Finnish expert Dr. Virtanen. In Finland students will gain knowledge on social scientific techniques to observe and analyze the [...]

September 29, 2016

Study Abroad Workshop to be hosted October 4

Ready to travel to Finland? How about Ireland? Or South America? You’re only a college student once, and now’s your chance to study abroad!

Finlandia University students are invited to learn about all of the study abroad opportunities available to them on Tuesday, October 4 from noon to 1 p.m. at Mannerheim Central during the annual Study Abroad Workshop.

Topics at the workshop will include the following:

Why you should go on an exchange Opportunities for Finlandia students American and international exchange students share [...]

August 22, 2016

Winter 2017 study abroad scholarship available through CCSA

The Cooperative Center for Study Abroad Storyteller Scholarship encourages student participation in CCSA programs by offering a means for students to tell their own CCSA stories.

The awardee is expected to provide CCSA quality writing and/or imagery. The deliverable product must be appropriate for the CCSA web site, although the student may propose alternative formats such as a blog or a YouTube project.

Finlandia University is a proud member of the CCSA, which means FinnU students have an inside track [...]

June 29, 2016

Julia Coon talks about study abroad trip to Tanzania

As a sophomore at Finlandia University Julia Coon made a bold decision: She was going to study abroad in Tanzania as part of Finlandia’s Servant Leadership Program.

It was a decision she didn’t regret, and one that led her to an amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Study Abroad provides great experience

In this video Coon sat down and talked with Director of Marketing and Communications Michael H. Babcock about the experience. Some of the topics include the lifelong friends she made while there, the preparation [...]

June 13, 2016

Finlandia business students study abroad in Finland

International business major Dean Burggrabe (left), International School of Business Dean Kevin Manninen and marketing major Walker Enstad pose for a photo in Finland at JAMK University in June 2016.

One of the desired learning outcomes for Finlandia University graduates is to develop a global perspective in order to better understand and operate in today’s world. This summer, two International School of Business (ISB) students are doing just that as they study abroad in Finland.

ISB Dean Kevin [...]

March 9, 2016

FinnU students can get 50 percent discount on tuition at Finnish university

Summer program accepting applications until April 30

A unique partnership between Finlandia University and JAMK University in Jyväskylä, Finlandia offers Finlandia students a 50 percent discount on tuition during the summer 2016 semester.

“We’re excited to offer this opportunity to all of our students,” said Kevin Manninen, dean of FinnU’s business school. “The incredibly discounted tuition rate makes it an affordable opportunity.”

JAMK offers a slew of three-to-six credit options that Finlandia students can take advantage of, with most of them taking place [...]

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