Commencement

Tunxis will hold its 43rd Commencement on Friday, May 30 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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Author and Early Childhood Expert to Talk on “Mind in the Making: Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs”

Tunxis will host a talk by author and early childhood expert Ellen Galinsky on her book “Mind in the Making: Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs” (HarperCollins, 2010), on May 14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Founders Hall. The talk is free and open to the public, and will include a book signing. The first 200 registrants will receive a free copy of Galinsky’s book. Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are required. To reserve a seat, email ...

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Student Relaxation/Stress Management May 5 & 12

The last two free relaxation sessions for students will be May 5 & 12 from 1:30-2 p.m. in Room 6-172. Come to 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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Dog Days of Finals

Forget your worries for awhile and come visit with Beau the Bassador (certified therapy dog) during “The Dog Days of Finals” on Mon., May 12 from 1:30-3 p.m. in Tunxis Courtyard.  There will also be a guest appearance by Jemma the Golden Retriever. Rain location is Cyber Café.

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Math Mania

Tunxis students who are enrolled in Prealgebra, Elementary Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra are invited to stop by the Academic Support Center for “Math Mania,” a marathon of studying, on Friday, May 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This is specifically for students working on sample finals. Tutors will be available to review concepts and answer questions. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 860.255.3570 or email tx-asc@tunxis.edu.

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“Be the Match” Bone Marrow Donor Registry 5/6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

PTK is hosting “Be the Match” bone marrow donor registry in Founders Hall on May 6, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, a bone marrow donation may be their only hope for a cure. Be The Match Registry® is operated by the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP), a nonprofit organization that’s dedicated to creating an opportunity for all patients to receive the marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant ...

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ESPN Executive to Talk About Communications Careers

Chris LaPlaca, senior vice president of ESPN Corporate Communications, will talk about choosing a corporate communications career path in today’s job market on Tuesday, May 6 at 10 a.m. in Room 6-127. The talk is open to Tunxis students and staff only.

LaPlaca is responsible for ESPN’s worldwide internal, public and media relations strategies, including oversight of consumer, corporate and employee communications for ESPN’s 50 business units. He also oversees the company’s day-to-day working relationship with The Walt Disney Company’s corporate ...

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Spring Fling

Come by for some food and fun during the Tunxis student Annual Spring Fling on May 6 from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. in Tunxis courtyard! Free, but open to Tunxis students only. Rain date is May 8.

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NYC Bus Trip— “La Gringa”

lagringaTunxis students, faculty and the community are invited to attend a non-guided trip to New York City to see “La Gringa,” a play in Spanish, on Sat., May 3, at the Teatro Repertorio Español. Tickets (non-refundable) are $30 each and include the play and round trip bus fare from Tunxis. Free English and Spanish subtitle monitors are available at the theater.

Those attending must purchase tickets in advance and should meet at the bus in the Tunxis ...

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SOLD OUT: Boston Bus Trip

 

boston fbThe TCC Student Government Association and Art Club will sponsor a bus trip to Boston on Friday, May 2.

The bus leaves Tunxis at 10 a.m. and will drop off at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Faneuil Hall. The bus will depart from Faneuil Hall at 9 p.m. for the trip back to Tunxis. The trip costs $20 and is open to students, faculty, staff and ...

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