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.
Student Senate will be sitting down with President Johnson at 5 p.m. and broadcasting it on Finlandia’s Instagram account. To voice concerns or ask questions of Student Senate or President Johnson, please fill out this form.
Dress up in your best Halloween costume and participate in a spike ball tournament hosted by Student Senate on Friday, Oct. 30. Everything will take place in the Paavo Nurmi Gym and you can sign up here to be an individual or a team of two for the tournament, which will start at 7:15 p.m. Judging for the Halloween costume contest will commence at 8 p.m. and the top three costumes will win cash prizes.
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 [...]
Grab a partner and sign up for the Student Senate Spikeball Tournament on Quincy Green.
Teams of two will be competing against each other in a randomly seeded bracket. Prizes will be given to the top-three teams. COVID-19 precautions will be in place, including: mandatory social distancing during tournament outside of play, masks being required unless you are currently playing, mandatory temperature checks during check-in for the tournament, and mandatory use of hand sanitizer before and after play. Masks and [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Students at FinnU love second semester because that means broomball is back! On this episode of Finlandia Fridays, host Olivia Myers is joined by Student Senate President Nick Tobey to discuss broomball, what it is and how students can participate.
This is the second year that Student Senate has had broomball as an extracurricular activity for students.
“Broomball is essentially hockey, except you are on shoes or boots and you have a broom that is taped up with a slight [...]
Time to grab a friend or two or even go solo and sing your heart out. Choose your favorite song and test your skills at Student Senate’s Mock Rock.
Taking place on Thursday, October 3, Mock Rock will start at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew. Judged by Finlandia faculty members, monetary prizes will be given to the top three acts. Costumes are encouraged, but more importantly have fun!
Groups or individuals can sign up for Mock Rock by emailing [...]