4th Annual Short Film Festival

The community is invited to the 4th AnnualShort Film Festival,” at Tunxis on Friday, April 25, 7-9 p.m. in Room 201, 200 Building. Popcorn and movie candy will be provided.

The screening celebrates the winning entries of a short film competition.

Guest speaker will be Andrew Gernhard, producer/owner of Synthetic Cinema International, who will discuss his experience producing independent horror films in Connecticut.

For more information contact Patrice Hamilton at 860.773.1643 or phamilton@tunxis.edu.

 

 

 

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Career Fair

Tunxis will host a Career Fair on April 22 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the 100 Building corridor. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Organizations and job placement agencies looking to hire will be available to meet with prospective employees. Attendees are encouraged to wear business attire and bring copies of their résumé.

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New Works by Kluba in Gallery Through April 16

The public is invited to view “New Work—Paintings and Pastels by William Kluba,” works by Tunxis professor of fine arts,  in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery at Tunxis March 10-April 16. An opening reception with refreshments will be held on March 10, from 5-8 p.m.

In excerpts from his artist statement, Kluba wrote, “This body of work, for me, is a step in a new direction that brings new themes and forms into play. Art is a vehicle that can ...

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Tunxis Art Professor to Share Insights on Creativity at Book Signing

Tunxis Community College professor William Kluba will talk about his new book, “Where Does Art Come From?” during a discussion and book signing on Tuesday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the 600 Building Cyber Café at Tunxis. Books will be available for purchase. The public is invited, and refreshments will be served.

In praise for his book, artist and educator Nancy Manter writes, “Creativity is, in a sense, a spiritual practice that engages possibility, time, and openness. This book is ...

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Dad of Sandy Hook Victim Speaks on the Science of Violence

Tunxis invites the campus and community to “The Science of Violence: Preventing Violence Through Research & Education,” with Dr. Jeremy Richman on April 15 at 10 a.m. in Founders Hall. Richman and his wife formed The Avielle Foundation in memory of their daughter Avielle, who was one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims. The mission of The Avielle Foundation is to prevent violence by fostering brain health research, education, and policy; and community development, engagement, and responsibility. For ...

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“The Importance of Being Earnest” Theater Production 4/11-12

Tunxis invites the community to a theatrical production of  Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest,” on April 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m., and matinee April 12 at 1:30 p.m. in Founders Hall Theater. Directed by George Sebastian-Coleman, the  play is appropriate for all ages, including those who love the snide banter of “Downton Abbey.” Tickets are $5, and can be purchased in the President’s Office starting March 31. Tickets can also be purchased online at  http://tunxis.brownpapertickets.com for a small service fee. If the performances are not ...

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Tunxis Math Contest

The Tunxis Annual Math Contest will be held Friday, April 11, from 12–2 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place, and statewide prizes. Open to any student currently enrolled in any course at Tunxis. Questions on the exam are mostly algebraic, and sample exams are available. Sign up with Rob Clark in Office F-32. 

 

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Public Safety Career Fair

Tunxis will host a Public Safety Career Fair on Thursday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the 600 Building Hallway. Approximately 27  agencies will attend, including corrections, police, military, and security. For more information, call 860.773.1646.

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