Alumni & Student Success Stories


Tunxis Helped Veteran Grad Land Job in U.S. Senator’s Office
Alice Diaz

Award-Winning Poet’s Start at Tunxis Helped Guide Him Toward Career in Writing
Tryfon Tolides

Tunxis Helped Him Eye a Medical Career Now a world-renowned ophthalmologist
Richard Fichman, M.D.

Tunxis Paved Way for Transfer, Career in Pharmaceuticals
Michelle Osipowicz
, ’01

Hygienists With Diverse Backgrounds Benefited From Hands-on Clinical Experiences Neville Hall, Rosa Rosado, Hector Maldonado and Mindy Ky, ’04

State Rep. Witkos’ Experiences Helped Him Grow Professionally as a Police Sergeant and Legislator
Kevin Witkos, ’96

Philosophy Course was Start for Business Owner in Aspiring to Advanced Degrees
Barry J. Cunningham, principal of BJC Valuation Services, Simsbury

Marketing Major Gains Experience As Wolf Pack Intern
Christina Erdman

Grad With B.S. Enrolled at Tunxis to Become More “Marketable”
Cassandra Levine, ’05 Valedictorian

Working and Raising Family While Earning Degree Worth the Struggle for Muslim Mom
Shanila Aslam, ’06 Valedictorian

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Tunxis Student Publishes Graphic Novels and Comics
Mark Anastasio

With Something for Everyone, Tunxis Welcomes Those of All Ages and Backgrounds