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Bake Sale to Benefit Kyla’s Kids Fund

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 23, 2014 -

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.

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CCSU Presents Teacher Education Transfer Workshop

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 22, 2014 -

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.
 

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Civil Discourse Workshop

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 22, 2014 -

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.

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UConn Transfer Information Session

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 21, 2014 -

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.
 

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Student Club Fair

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 21, 2014 -

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

 

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Bus Trip to NYC

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 17, 2014 -

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, cgarside@tunxis.edu. Her office hours are Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m.  Sponsored by the Tunxis Art Club.
 

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CCSU Transfer Information Session

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 15, 2014 -

A representative from Central Connecticut State University will be on campus Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Founders Hall, for students, faculty, and staff. This is a great opportunity to learn more about:
·         The Dual Admission Program
·         Other guaranteed admission opportunities
·         Academic & program requirements
·         Admission process, deadlines, etc.
Those students who plan to attend should sign up in the Advising Center or by calling 860.773.1510.

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Health and Wellness Fair

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 9, 2014 -

Tunxis will hold a Health and Wellness Fair on October 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Main Administration Building hallway. A number of community and health organizations will have tables, information and giveaways. Learn more about wellness from traditional and holistic health care providers. Admission is free.
Participants include: Alcoholics Anonymous, Bristol Community Organization, Bristol Hospital, Capital Area Substance Abuse Council, ConnectiCare, CONNTAC EOC, Give Life—Organ Donation, Human Resources Agency of New Britain, Look for the Good Project, National Association for Mental Illness, Plainville Food Pantry, Prudence Crandall Center, Sexual Assault Crisis Services (SACS), Solutions EAP, TCC Counseling Office, TCC Dental Assisting/Hygiene, Turning Point—Mental Health Resource, Volunteers in Psychotherapy (VIP), Wellness Journey, Wheeler Clinic/CT Clearinghouse, Yoga practitioners, and YWCA of New Britain.

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“Himalayan View” Gallery Exhibition Runs Through 10/16

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 7, 2014 -

The benefit show, “Himalayan View,” a collection of children’s art from Nepal, opens today, 10/6. Please stop by the Barnes-Franklin Gallery from 4-7 p.m tonight for the opening reception. The show runs Oct. 6-16 and is a fundraiser for children from Nepal and their education. Each painting sold will go directly to the support of these childrens’ education.

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Careers in the Arts Workshop

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 3, 2014 -

Tunxis students and faculty are invited to Careers in the Arts Workshop on Friday, Oct. 3, 9 a..m.-1 p.m. Free; refreshments will be served.
A panel of successful professionals from the art, design and photography world will answer your questions on what it takes to make it as an artist. Life coach Tara Sage Steeves will lead participants through a playful, powerful “dream acceleration” workshop. To register and reserve a spot, call 860.773.1647, or email cgarside@tunxis.edu.
 

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