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Archive: April, 2013

Student Spring Fling

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 30, 2013 -

Come by for some food and fun during the Tunxis student Annual Spring Fling on April 30 from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. in Tunxis courtyard! Free, but open to Tunxis students only. Rain date is May 2.

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Jeopardy Tournament Fundraiser

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 25, 2013 -

Tunxis students and staff are invited to compete in a Jeopardy Tournament fundraiser on Thursday, April 25 from 4-6 p.m. in Room 206. Teams are forming, and sponsorship is required with a donation of $10 or more. The winning team will receive a pizza party courtesy of Phi Theta Kappa. To learn more or to submit Jeopardy questions, email HLozada@tunxi.edu.
Proceeds will go to the Tunxis Student Emergency Fund, which enables the College to distribute small amounts of cash to less fortunate students for emergency essentials.

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“Success in Today’s Business World”

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 23, 2013 -
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The community is invited to “Success In Today’s Business World,” a presentation by Scott Alemany, corporate director of operations for Newport Hotel Group, on Tuesday, April 23 from 2:45-3:45 p.m. in Founders Hall. Refreshments will be served.
Alemany, who oversees the operations of Newport Hotel Group’s nine hotels and is responsible for sales and marketing strategy development, will speak about his career in the hotel industry throughout the United States and provide career tips for thriving in today’s business world.
Prior to his current position, Alemany served as general manager of Hotel Viking and the Inn at Newport Beach, in Newport, Rhode Island. He worked for Marriott Hotels and Resorts in sales and marketing for over 10 years in locations such as Washington D.C., Boston, and Newport. Alemany holds an associate’s degree from Manchester Community College and bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut.

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“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” Theater Production 4/19-20

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 20, 2013 -
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Tunxis invites the community to a theatrical production of  Sarah Ruhl’s dark comedy “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” on April 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m., and matinee April 20 at 1:30 p.m. in Founders Hall Theater. Michael Nowicki, Tunxis theater lecturer, is director. The play is appropriate for teens and adults. Tickets are $5, and can be purchased in the Administration Building Main Lobby Monday through Thursday (as staffing permits) starting on April 8, and will be available in the Faculty reception area. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://tunxis-stage.brownpapertickets.com for a small service fee. If the performances are not sold out, there will also be sales at the door. For more information, call 860.773.1635 or email gsebastian-coleman@tunxis.edu.

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Drawing Marathon

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 19, 2013 -
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The 6th annual 24-hour drawing marathon will be held for Tunxis students April 19, 8 a.m.- April 20, 8 a.m. A $20 fee covers live models, food and supplies for the event. Students can see Carianne Garside to register.Contact her at 860.773.1647 or cgarside@tunxis.edu.

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Coffee House

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 18, 2013 -

Do you play an instrument? Do magic? Tell jokes? Present spoken word? Sing, act, or dance? Make short films? Or belong to an acting troupe? Share your talents at a “Coffee House” fundraiser sponsored by PTK on Thursday, April 18 at 5 p.m. in Tunxis cafeteria. Refreshments will be sold, and donations will be accepted.
Proceeds will go to the Tunxis Student Emergency Fund, which enables the College to distribute small amounts of cash to less fortunate students for emergency essentials. For more information, email HLozada@tunxis.edu.

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Career Fair, April 15-18

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 18, 2013 -
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Tunxis will host a Career Fair, held  April 15-18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Administration Building corridor. The public and students are invited to attend free of charge.
Four to five organizations that are seeking to hire will exhibit each day representing a range of industries including business and financial services, energy, environmental science, health care, insurance, food service, retail, and telecommunications.
Those who attend are encouraged to wear business attire and bring copies of their résumé. For more information, call 860.773.1504, or email kjames@tunxis.edu.
Tunxis Community College is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington. Visit the Tunxis web site at tunxis.edu.

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UConn Transfer Workshops

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 16, 2013 -
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A representative from UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Transfer Admission will be on campus Tuesday, April 16 for two sessions at 11: 30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.. in Tunxis Library Room 7-206 for those students, faculty and staff  interested in learning more about UConn. It is a great opportunity to learn more about:

The Guaranteed Admission Program with the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, and the School of Business
Other Guaranteed Admission Opportunities
Academic & Program Requirements
Application Process, Deadlines, etc.

Please call 860.773.1510 or stop by the Academic Advising Center to reserve your seat.

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National Alcohol Screening Day

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 11, 2013 -

Free information and screenings regarding alcohol use on April 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Administration Building Corridor. National Alcohol Screening Day offers the public and students the opportunity to learn what they need to know to draw the line with alcohol. A brief, private self-assessment asks participants about drinking habits and if their behaviors have changed as a result of drinking. Educational material will be available, as well as referrals to local treatment and support resources for those who need further evaluation. For more, call 860.773.1506 or email vcraven@tunxis.edu.

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Gallery: “Diverse Collections in Retrospect” 3/4-4/4

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 4, 2013 -
"Assisi Window" by Laurie Tavino.

“Assisi Window” by Laurie Tavino.
“Diverse Collections in Retrospect,” a collection of approximately 50 oil paintings, drawings and hand-colored photographs of landcapes and still lifes by Laurie Tavino will be on display March 4-April 4 in the Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery. Opening reception is March 4, 4-7 p.m. in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery. Free. Refreshments will be served.
Tavino is a former National Endowment for the Arts recipient and winner of the Tassy Walden Award for Children’s Book Illustration Portfolio (2007). She resides in Suffield and is author of “Suffield’s Old Bridge Neighborhood” (Arcadia Publishing, 2009). The Barnes-Franklin Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, email asimoes@tunxis.edu.

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