Archive: April, 2010

Panel Discussion: Alexis De Tocqueville and Today’s America

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 28, 2010 -
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Join panelists Rafaele Fierro, Rachel Hyland and Robert Brown for a talk on Alexis De Tocqueville’s  relevance to American’s political culture 175 years later. This presentation is the first in a series of conversations on civil engagement sponsored by the Tunxis Humanities Athenaeum.

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31st Annual Student Art Show

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 26, 2010 -

The 31st Annual Student Art Show will run April 26-May 18 in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 26, 4-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Paintings, drawings, graphic designs, digital media, 3-dimensional designs, photography, and sculpture by Tunxis students will be on display.
Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860.773.1621, or email wkluba@tunxis.edu

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Scrabble Night

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 22, 2010 -
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Tunxis Phi Theta Kappa Club invites students, faculty, staff and scrabble lovers of all ages to a night of competitive fun-filled scrabble games. Price of admission is a can of non-perishable food to benefit local food pantries. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be awarded to the high scorers.

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Career Fair

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 20, 2010 -
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Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra to Perform

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 15, 2010 -
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Featuring Barber’s Adagio for Strings, the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra brings an evening of great music to the Tunxis Community College campus. Other works on the evening’s program include Schostakovich’s String Quartet opus 108 and Schmann’s String Quartet in A-minor, No. 1 opus 41.  For more information, visit www.thevirtuosi.org

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7th Annual Writers Festival

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 14, 2010 -

Nationally recognized writers of fiction and nonfiction will be among those to speak at the 7th Annual Writers Festival at Tunxis on April 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. All events are free, and complimentary food and beverages will be served. For details and the schedule, see the news release. For more information, call 860.773.1643,
email phamilton@tunxis.edu.

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Phi Theta Kappa Induction

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 9, 2010 -
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Tunxis Community College’s Alpha Iota Alpha Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) will induct its newest student members on April 9, 2010 at 5:00 pm with a reception to follow. Invited students and their families are eligible to attend.  With about 20 -30 students inducted each semester into PTK, this International Honor Society of the two-year school provides students the opportunities for college and community service, leadership and academic excellence.

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24-hour Marathon of the Arts presented by Tunxis Art Club

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 9, 2010 -
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Tunxis students gather at the completion of the 2009 24-Hour Marathon of the Arts.
Over 80 Tunxis students have been invited to participate in an intensive and creative 24-hour Marathon of the Arts that will challenge them to make work, non-stop, for an entire day beginning at 9:00 am on Friday, April 9 and finishing at 9:00 am on Saturday, April 10.  Students have the option of participating in one of  four studio options including drawing, painting/sculpture, photography and creative writing. Hosted by the Tunxis Art Club, the marathon is not a class but an open, explorative and collaborative environment in which students can immerse themselves in the creative process.  Participants will be provided with five meals, inspiring subjects, some live entertainment and a selection of materials.  Any student interested in participating should contact Carianne Garside at 860.773.1647.

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5th Annual Law Enforcement Career Fair

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 8, 2010 -
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Various local and state law enforcement agencies will be participating at the 5th Annual Law Enforcement Career Fair on Thursday, April 8th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the 600 Building.

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Jazz Night

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 7, 2010 -
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Tunxis will host its 2nd annual Jazz Night on April 7, 6:30-10 p.m. in Founders Hall.
The event is open to the public, and community musicians are invited to participate. See the news release for a schedule and more details. For more information, call 860.773.1605 or email pbaird@tunxis.edu.

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