Tunxis students are welcome to find out more about Trinity College’s Individualized Degree Program at a workshop presented by Trinity College representative Roberta Rogerson on Nov. 6 at 5:15 p.m. in Room 7-206. Tunxis alumni who transferred to Trinity will also share their experiences.Read More
“Shadow Tessellations,” a recently completed collaboration by Christine Dalenta and Benjamin Parker which combines paper folding and photographic techniques, will be on display Oct. 21-Nov. 6 in the Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery.
Dalenta, who is an instructor of photography at Tunxis, graduated from the University of Hartford with an M.F.A. in photography. Parker has taught origami at conventions and libraries for several years and specializes in folding geometric patterns as a fine art form. His new book, “Six Simple Twists: The Pleat Pattern Method of Origami Tessellation Design,” is scheduled to be published in 2015.
The Tunxis Humanities Department will hold an “Afternoon of Poetry and Music” with CT Poetry Circuit Poet Brian Turner on Oct. 29 from 12-1 p.m. in Founders Hall. Turner will read from his poetry collections, with Q&A and book signing to follow.
Turner served in the U.S. Army for seven years and spent time in Iraq and Bosnia. He has published two poetry collections and a memoir. Read about him at http://www.blueflowerarts.com/booking/brian-turner.
The Clothesline Project, a display which has been presented nationally to increase awareness of domestic violence, will be on view October 20-24 at Tunxis in the Administration Building hallway to commemorate National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
T-shirts on the line are hand-decorated by survivors with their sentiments and messages, as well as by friends and families of survivors and victims, who have felt the impact of violence.
The Clothesline Project presents itself as the first international movement of its kind, providing a medium for educating the public about the magnitude of the problem of violence against women, while promoting healing and social change.
The display is on loan from the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. For those who would like to decorate a shirt to donate to the permanent collection, please bring it to faculty office # 36.
For more information on the display, call 860.773.1637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tunxis Human Services program and the Human Services Club will hold a bake sale on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the 100 Building Lobby to benefit Kyla’s Kids Fund (www.kylaskids.org). Kyla was a Tunxis student who has tragically killed on June 4 in a domestic violence murder-suicide by her husband. The fund will help provide for her children now and as they grow.Read More
Thinking about becoming a teacher? Meet with a representative of Central Connecticut State University’s (CCSU) School of Education and Professional Studies on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. in Tunxis Library Room 7-206 to learn about: academic and program requirements, state of Connecticut requirements, grade point and testing requirements, how to apply/transfer to CCSU’s program and the Tunxis pathway to teaching careers associate’s degree program.
Space is limited. Please call 860.773.1510 or stop by the Academic Advising Center to reserve your seat.
Tunxis invites students, faculty and staff to “Civil Discourse: Peace Building Within Our Reach,” a free business-oriented workshop on how to develop skills to build peace and interact confidently with fellow students, faculty and colleagues, on Oct. 22 from 10-11:20 a.m. in Room 6-127. Carol Haislip of the International School of Protocol is the presenter and facilitator. A second session from 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. will provide tips on interviewing, job hunting, making a great first impression, and following up for success.
The International School of Protocol’s etiquette and protocol training sessions have been featured in The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Style Magazine, Baltimore Magazine, The Daily Record, Baltimore Business Journal, Business Monthly, Bar Bulletin, The Howard County Times, Baltimore’s Child, The Towson Times, SmartWoman, The Jeffersonian, and on CBS News’ “The Early Show,” WJZ-TV, Maryland Public Television and WBFF Fox Channel 45, Voice of America and WAMU Public Radio.
Tunxis students, faculty and staff are invited to learn more about transferring to UConn to pursue a bachelor’s degree at one of several Transfer Information Sessions scheduled on Tuesday, Oct. 21. A representative from UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be on campus for sessions at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. in Room 7-206 of the Library.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about:
· The Guaranteed Admission Program
· Other guaranteed admission opportunities
· Academic & program requirements
· Application process, deadlines, etc.
Students planning to attend should sign up in the Advising Center or by calling 860.773.1510.
A Club Fair for Tunxis students will be held on campus Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Administration (100) Building main hallway. Come by for food and fun as you learn more about student clubs on campus. Call 860.773.1362 for more.
Joining clubs is a great way to build lasting friendships, talk about academics, develop leadership skills, network, learn about other cultures, and engage in community service. See a list of Tunxis student clubs and organizations.
Tunxis students, faculty and staff are invited on a bus trip to New York City on Friday, Oct. 17. Bus departs from Tunxis parking lot at 8 a.m.
Those who attend will be dropped off and picked up from The Metropolitan Museum of Art on 1000 5th Avenue, and are free to explore the museum and city on their own.
The bus will leave NYC at 6 p.m. for the return ride back to Tunxis. Tickets are $25 each and are non-refundable. It is recommended that you bring $12 for museum admission and additional food and sightseeing money. Tickets can be purchased from Carianne Garside, 860.773.1647, email@example.com. Her office hours are Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Tunxis Art Club.