Archive: October, 2012

Transfer Information Sessions

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 31, 2012 -

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue your bachelor’s degree, attend a transfer information session on October 31 at 11:30 a.m. or 3 p.m. in the Library Small Conference Room (7-222).  It’s a great opportunity to get answers to your questions and learn more about transfer requirements. Reserve your seat today! Contact the Academic Advising Center at 860.773.1510.

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Transfer College Fair

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 29, 2012 -

Tunxis hosts the Annual Transfer College Fair on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the main corridor of the Administration Building(100). This is an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from New England area college and universities, gather information about the application process and financial aid and learn more about academic opportunities. For more information, contact Kelly Pittman at 860.773.1503 or 

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National Domestic Violence Display on View

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 15, 2012 -

The Clothesline Project, a display which has been presented nationally to increase awareness of domestic violence, will be on view October 15-22 at Tunxis in the Administration Building hallway to commemorate National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
T-shirts on the line are hand-decorated by survivors with their sentiments and messages, as well as by friends and families of survivors and victims, who have felt the impact of violence.
The Clothesline Project presents itself as the first international movement of its kind, providing a medium for educating the public about the magnitude of the problem of violence against women, while promoting healing and social change.
The display is on loan from the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
For more information on the display, call 860.773.1637 or email

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CCSU Presents Transfer Workshop

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 9, 2012 -

A representative of Central Connecticut State University’s (CCSU) School of Education and Professional Studies will present a workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m. in Tunxis Library Room 7-206 for those students interested in learning more about becoming a teacher. Topics will include academic requirements for programs leading to certification as teachers of elementary education, secondary education, and special subjects including art, music, physical education, special education, and technology education. Learn how to apply/transfer to CCSU’s programs and more about the Tunxis pathway to teaching careers associate’s degree program.
Please call 860.773.1503 or stop by the Academic Advising Center to reserve your seat.

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CANCELLED: Pumpkin Festival

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 6, 2012 -

The Pumpkin Festival at Tunxis Community College scheduled for Sat., October 6 has been cancelled.

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Dreamweaving 2: The Craft and Art of Revising Your Novel

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 6, 2012 - mcx-4_writing-1109-de-9339494

Tunxis Library invites the community to “Dreamweaving 2: The Craft and Art of Revising Your Novel,” the next in a series of free writing workshops presented by author and editor Adele Annesi on Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in Tunxis Library Room 7-206.
Seating is limited, so registration is required.  Email to reserve your spot.
The workshop is designed to help emerging and established writers revise their first novel. The seminar includes instruction on the dreamstorming technique pioneered by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler, author of “From Where You Dream,” with overview, handouts and in-session revision exercises. For best results, participants should bring their current long fiction project.
Annesi is an award-winning editor of online content and book editor specializing in memoir, culture and business. Formerly a development editor and writer for Scholastic Publishing, Annesi writes columns, reviews and stories for newspapers, magazines, blogs, and literary journals, including Southern Literary Review, where she served as managing editor. Annesi’s “After the Sunflowers” essay is part of the 2011 Clarion Award winning Press Pause Moments: Essays About Life Transitions by Women Writers, and her flash fiction has been adapted for the stage. Annesi teaches the Art of Editing and Writing courses, and is currently working on a novel and series of short stories set in Italy.

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