Alumni Association Tasting Fundraiser

Posted by Kenneth Colangelo - May 14, 2015 -

Tunxis Community College Alumni Association will hold “A Tasting at Tunxis” on May 14 from 7-9 p.m. in Founders Hall.
The event, which features wines, beers, liquors, cheese and chocolate, is sponsored by Wine Cellars 4 of Farmington. All who attend must be at least 21 years old.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Contact Helen Lozada, 860.773.1425 or Ashley Foster, 860.773.1549.

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“Math Mania” Exam Prep 5/1 & 5/8

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 8, 2015 -

Tunxis students enrolled in prealgebra, elementary algebra and intermediate algebra are invited to the Algebra Lab (Room 302) for a marathon of studying Fridays, May 1 & 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tutors will be available to review concepts and answer questions.
Drop by any time. Work on sample finals, study independently or in groups, practice key concepts, and review sample finals from previous semesters. Light refreshments. Call 860.773.1530 or email tx-asc@tunxis.edu with questions.

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Relaxation Sessions End May 6

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 6, 2015 -

Free relaxation sessions for students are available Mondays and Wednesdays each week through May 6 from 2:30-3 p.m.in Room 6-158. Come to one or all of the relaxation sessions and learn how to relax through the use of breath-focused meditation, imagery, mindfulness exercises, and body movement techniques. Call Vivian at 860.773.1506 for more information.

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Univ. of New Haven Transfer Information

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 5, 2015 -

Learn more about transferring to University of New Haven to pursue your bachelor’s degree at a Transfer Information Session on May 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A representative from University of New Haven’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will have a table set up in the Administration (100) Building Main Lobby.
This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about admissions requirements and the application process.
 

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Spring Fling

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 5, 2015 -

Come by for some food and fun during the Tunxis student Annual Spring Fling on May 5 from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. in Tunxis courtyard! Free. Rain date is May 7. There will be a DJ, cookout, fried dough, amusement rides and games, student club displays and more!

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SOLD OUT: Boston Bus Trip

Posted by Melissa Lamar - May 1, 2015 -

The TCC Student Government Association will sponsor a bus trip to Boston on Friday, May 1. The trip is sold out.
The bus leaves Tunxis at 10 a.m. and will drop off at Quincy Market around noon. The bus will depart from Quincy Market at 9 p.m. for the trip back to Tunxis. The trip costs $20 and is open to students, faculty, staff and their guests. Tickets can be purchased in the Student Lounge at the student worker desk starting April 1. This trip often sells out quickly!
 

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Gallery: 36th Annual Student Exhibition Ends 4/30

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 30, 2015 -

Tunxis Community College invites the public to the 36th Annual Student Art Exhibition April 15-30 in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery. The opening reception is Wednesday, April 15, from 4-7 p.m., and student awards will be announced at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment.For more information, call 860.773.1621 or email William Kluba at wkluba@tunxis.edu.
 

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Univ. of New Haven Transfer Information

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 29, 2015 -

Learn more about transferring to University of New Haven to pursue your bachelor’s degree at a Transfer Information Session on April 29 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. A representative from University of New Haven’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will have a table set up in the Administration (100) Building Main Lobby.
This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more about admissions requirements and the application process.
 

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Spanish Theater Performance

Posted by Melissa Lamar - April 7, 2015 -

Tunxis Spanish Club invites students to “El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera” (Love in the Time of Cholera), a free play in Spanish by Gabriel García Márquez, on April 7 at 7 p.m. at the University of Saint Joseph’s Hoffman Auditorium in the Bruyette Athenaeum.
The play will be performed by the Repertorio Español of New York City.
The performance is co-sponsored by Tunxis and the University of Saint Joseph. The University of Saint Joseph is located at 1678 Asylum Avenue in West Hartford. For more information, contact Lisa Celona, Spanish Club Advisor, at 860.773.1604 or Lcelona@tunxis.edu.

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International Week Events March 9-12

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 12, 2015 -

The community is invited to events to mark International Week, held March 9-12  at Tunxis. Those events that are open to the public are noted at the end of each listing. Please check back, as this listing is not yet complete.
• March 9, Tunxis Courtyard—Parade of Nations, with children from the Early Childhood Center and TCC international students who will march dressed in their national costume. Open to Tunxis students, faculty.
• March 10, 10-11:30 a.m., Speaker on Armenian Genocide. Open to the public.
• March 10, Diversity Panel Discussion. Open to the public.
• March 11, 12-1 p.m., Cafeteria—Spanish Lunch table, Flamenco dancers. The Spanish Club will host a table in the cafeteria for lunch and Spanish conversation. Open to Tunxis students, faculty.
• March 11, 2:30-3:30 p.m., International Trivia Quiz. Students are welcome to participate in the actual contest or just observe. Student teams of three (one faculty allowed per team) will compete based on international trivia. Prizes will be awarded to winners. Call 860.773.1632. Open to Tunxis students and faculty.
• March 12, 12-1 p.m., Cafeteria—Salsa dance.
• March 12, Cafeteria—International Pot Luck Dinner. Please bring a dish that serves 6-8. Beverages provided. For Tunxis students, faculty and staff.
 

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