Archive: March, 2011

UConn Transfer Information Session

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 31, 2011 -

Learn more about transferring to UConn to pursue your bachelor’s degree at a Transfer Information Session on Thursday, March 31, 10-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Tunxis Library, Room 7-206. It’s a great opportunity to get answers to your questions and learn more about transfer requirements.
For more information, contact the Academic Advising Center at 860.773.1510.

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Teacher Education Workshop

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - March 30, 2011 -

Thinking about becoming a teacher? Meet with a representative of Central Connecticut State University(CCSU)’s School of Education and Professional Studies on Wednesday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m. to learn about: academic and program requirements, State of Connecticut requirements, grade point and testing requirements, how to apply/transfer to CCSU’s program and the pathway to teaching careers associate’s degree program.
Space is limited. Please call 860.773.1510 or stop by the Academic Advising Center to reserve your seat.

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Registered Medical Assistant Info Session

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - March 18, 2011 -

Information sessions will be held this spring for the Registered Medical Assistant program. Learn what skills and training you need for a successful career in the health care field.  Session dates include:  March 18;  and April 13  at either 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. Pre-registration is required to attend. Please contact the Continuing Education office at 860.773.1450 to reserve your seat.

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Workshop Offers ECE Classroom Strategies

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - March 9, 2011 -

Tunxis hosts “Guiding Children’s Behavior: Using Proactive Strategies When Dealing with Challenging Behaviors” a workshop designed for early childhood educators which offers specific classroom strategies to respond firmly and positively to children whose behavior is challenging. Participants will learn ways to help improve a child’s self-esteem and to help them regain control and be successful. Sponsored by the Early Childhood Professional Educators’ Consortium, the workshop is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. For more information or to reserve your seat, please contact Carol Richters at or 860.255.3502.

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Dr. Ali Antar leads Panel Discussion on Egypt

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - March 2, 2011 -

Tunxis hosts a panel discussion,  “Egypt: Oldest Nation, Newest Democracy”  on Wednesday, March 2 at 1:00 p.m. in Founders Hall. Join Ali Antar, Ph.D., President of Greater Hartford Islamic Association and Chair, Physics/Earth Science Department, Central Connecticut State University; and Tunxis faculty: Robert Brown, professor of English and history and Rafaele Fierro, Ph.D., assistant professor of history for an informative discussion.  Sponsored by the Tunxis Muslim Student Association, the Social Sciences and Humanities Departments, the talk is free and open to the public.

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Tunxis Celebrates the Native Peoples of the Southwest

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - March 1, 2011 -

Meet seven visitors from the Luiseno, Mojave, Zune and Taos tribes for a presention on their culture, traditions and history on Tuesday, March 1 from 10:00 – 11:20 a.m. in Room 6-127. Exhibitions will include paintings, basketry, jewelry and singing/dancing. Pueblo-style refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

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