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Artsiom Arty Puntus
April 15, 2022

Nursing Major, Arty Puntus, named 2022 Student Representative

With graduation less than a month away, the Class of 2022 Student Representative, Arty Puntus, caught up with host Jordan Shawhan to talk about his time at Finlandia. Puntus, originally from Minsk, Belarus, will be earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

An active member of Finlandia’s student leadership and nursing programs, Puntus has served as Student Senate President since 2020, a Student Ambassador with Finlandia Admissions, an ALD Honors Society Member, the V.P. of FinnU’s [...]

Artsiom Arty Puntus
April 8, 2022

The International Student Experience with Arty Puntus

Senior nursing major Arty Puntus is an international student from Belarus that currently serves as Finlandia University’s Student Senate President, a Student Ambassador with the Admissions Office, ALD Honors Society Member, the V.P. of FinnU’s Student Nurses Association and an Orientation Leader. Pausing his busy schedule for a few moments of reflection, Puntus joins Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about his journey as an international student at Finlandia, why he chose FinnU, his experience in the [...]

Student Senate 2021-2022
March 8, 2022

Student Senate accepting applications for 2022-23, due March 21

Interested in joining Student Senate? Your 2021-22 Student Senate Officers invite you to apply by March 21 for roles starting in Fall 2022!

Student Senate Application

Be a part of Student Senate and make the most out of your college experience. Positions include:

President Vice President Secretary/Treasurer Activities Officer Campus and Community Representative (CCR) Graphic Design Artist (GDA) About Student Senate:

The Finlandia University Student Senate plays a vital role in the development of the campus community. Each academic year the officers of the Student Senate are [...]

FinnU Orientation
March 7, 2022

Student applications due March 18 for Sisu Leader and Resident Assistant positions

Want to be a part of Student Leadership on campus? Applications are now open for Sisu Leader and Resident Assistant positions at Finlandia University! Students who are interested in applying must do so by Friday, March 18. Learn more about each position and how to apply below!

New to Fall 2022, the Sisu Leader serves as a representative of Finlandia University, the Sisu Leader (SL), formerly known as the Orientation Leader, serves as a role model and is responsible for [...]

Arty Puntus
April 9, 2021

Student Senate Forum Talks Hirvonen Building, Graduation, Fall 2021 Plans with President Johnson

Student Senate President Arty Puntus talked with President Johnson on April 8 for the Student Senate Forum.

On Thursday, April 8, Student Senate President Arty Puntus sat down with Finlandia University president Philip Johnson for the spring Student Senate Forum. The forum is aimed at answering the most concerning questions from students, which this semester focused on the Hirvonen College of Health Sciences, commencement and fall 2021 plans. 

Puntus: A lot of nursing and PTA students spend several hours [...]

February 25, 2021

Upcoming student events provide opportunity to meet others and relax

sign up for open gym time at the hirvonen gym Student Senate, in partnership with FinnU staff and faculty, are working to provide students with an opportunity to use the Hirvonen Gym for non-contact sports open gym. Students can play games like HORSE and Around the World, but cannot engage in 2-on-2. Students will be asked to sign up in advance, initially, to help with capacity limits. The gym will be available Sundays 5-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays/Thursdays 5-8 p.m. Sign [...]

Arty Puntus
November 11, 2020

Student Senate Forum Addresses Student COVID-19 Concerns with President Johnson

Student Senate President Arty Puntus talked with President Johnson on November 4 for the Student Senate Forum.

On Wednesday, November 4, Student Senate President Arty Puntus sat down with Finlandia University president Philip Johnson for the annual Student Senate Forum. The forum is aimed at answering the most concerning questions from students, which this year focused on remote learning, breaks and other COVID-19 considerations such as graduation and offerings in the cafeteria.  

Puntus started the event by asking about [...]

September 3, 2020

Students: Sign Up for the Amazing Race Happening this Weekend

Grab a friend and participate in Finlandia’s Amazing Race on Sept. 5 hosted by Student Senate and Campus Ministry. This competitive race will take place around campus and the local community. Work together to solve clues as you race to be the first team to cross the finish line and claim the grand prize.

The Amazing Race is played in teams of 2, 3, or 4 people, so begin to assemble your team. Don’t have a team [...]

Student Representative
May 15, 2020

2020 Student Representative, Nicholas Tobey Shares His FinnU Experiences

With virtual graduation a week away, the Class of 2020 Student Representative, Nicholas Tobey, caught up with host Anastazia Hartman to talk about his time here at Finlandia.

“It’s definitely an honor, it’s something I thought about since my freshman year, and my roommate actually did it. It was kind of a challenge for me,” said Tobey. “Since I have been here it became less of a personal thing and much more of me being happy I get to [...]

Student Rep 2020
April 27, 2020

Nicholas Tobey Elected as 2020 Student Representative

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. [...]