Archive: May, 2013


Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 31, 2013 -

Tunxis will hold its 42nd Commencement on Friday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine in the Tunxis courtyard.
Graduates should arrive no later than 5:30 p.m. and meet in Founders Hall for lineup and instructions regarding the ceremony. For those graduates who need more information, see the Tunxis Commencement FAQ.

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Therapy Dogs Visit During “Dog Days of Finals”

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 14, 2013 -

A team of five therapy dogs and their handlers from Tails of Joy will visit campus on May 14, 2-3:30 p.m. during finals in the Cyber Café to provide a little relief from the pressure of exams. For more information, call 860.773.1526.

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Student Relaxation/Stress Management 3/4-5/9

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 9, 2013 -

Free relaxation sessions for students are available March 4-May 9 (Mon.-Thurs.) from 11:30 a.m.-12 noon in Room 6-158. Come to one or all of the stress management sessions and learn how to relax through the use of breath-focused meditation, imagery, mindfulness exercises, or body movement techniques. Call Vivian at 860.773.1506 for more information.

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NYC Field Trip to see “En el Tiempo de las Mariposas”

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 5, 2013 -
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Tunxis students, faculty and the community are invited to attend a non-guided field trip to New York City to see  “En el Tiempo de las  Mariposas,” (“In the Time of the Butterflies”) a play in Spanish, on Sun., May 5 at the Teatro Repertorio Español. Tickets (non-refundable) are $30 and include the play and round trip bus fare from Tunxis. Free English and Spanish subtitle monitors are available at the theater.
Those attending should meet at the bus in the Tunxis parking lot by 7:45 a.m. Passengers will be dropped off at the theater at 138 East 27th Street, and will return on their own to the Teatro Repertorio Español by 2 p.m. for the 2:30 show. Participants will have free time from 4:10-5:45 p.m., and the bus will depart the theater at 6 p.m. for arrival at Tunxis around 8:30 p.m. The Tunxis Humanities Department and Spanish Club are sponsors for the trip.
Please contact Lisa Celona at 860.773.1604 or for more information. Tickets can be purchased through Lisa Celona or the Tunxis faculty secretaries by paying in cash or by check payable to Tunxis Community College. Those who sign up should leave name, cell phone, and email for each person attending.

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Careers in the Arts Workshop

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 3, 2013 -

The Arts & New Media Department invites Tunxis students to a free “Careers in the Arts” workshop on Friday, May 3, 9 a.m.-12 noon.  The panel will feature discussion by art world professionals including a studio artist, illustrator, photographers, graphic designer, comic book artist and curator who will talk about how they landed their positions and the pros and cons of their fields. Participants will have the opportunity to talk candidly with panelists about what it takes to make a successful career, with facts on career projections, salaries, and other inspiring information. Seats are limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Carianne Mack Garside at 860.773.1647 or

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