Archive: May, 2010

Student Photography Exhibit & Opening Reception

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - May 17, 2010 -

Fourteen Tunxis Photography students display their work in an exhibit at the Barnes-Franklin Gallery May 17-June 3 with an opening reception on May 17 from 4-7 pm. The works were created throughout the spring semester for “Photographic Image Development,” the capstone course for the associate’s degree and certificate in photography.

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Short Film Festival

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 14, 2010 -

Tunxis is hosting a Short Film Festival on May 14 at 6 p.m. in Founders Hall. The screening is free and open to the public, and Connecticut filmmakers are invited to submit their short video/films for the competition.
Cash prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Animation, Best Submission by a Connecticut High School Student, and Best Submission that Highlights Cultural Heritage. The deadline for entries is April 30.
Submissions must be on DVDs and should be no longer than 20 minutes in length.  The submission fee is $10 for students and $20 for all others. Proof of student enrollment and/or Connecticut residency must be provided. Please send submissions, along with contact information and check payable to Patrice Hamilton to Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT  06032, Attn: Patrice Hamilton.  
The competition is sponsored by the student Media Club at Tunxis. For more information, call 860.773.1643 or email

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Tunxis Hosts “Exercise and Stroke” Seminar

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - May 7, 2010 -

In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month in May, Tunxis Community College, in partnership with  Rehab Strong,  will host a free seminar on the importance of exercise for stroke prevention and rehabilitation.  For more information visit

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