TCC Foundation 2015 Economic Conference

Posted by Melissa Lamar - November 12, 2015 -

Tunxis Community College Foundation will hold its annual Economic Conference on Nov. 12, 7:30-10:00 a.m. at the Hartford Marriott Farmington. George Bodenheimer, former president and executive chairman of ESPN, Inc., is the keynote speaker.
For more information, to purchase tickets or become a sponsor, see the TCC Foundation’s website.

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Transfer College Fair

Posted by Melissa Lamar - November 10, 2015 -

Tunxis hosts its Annual Transfer College Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the main hallway of the 600 Building. This is an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from New England-area colleges and universities, learn about academic offerings, admission criteria, financial aid, and scholarships.
Colleges and universities scheduled to attend:
Assumption College
Bay Path University
Bryant University
Central Connecticut State University
Charter Oak State College
Curry College
Eastern Connecticut State University
Elms College
Lesley University
LIM College
Mitchell College
Plymouth State University
Post University
Regis College
Sacred Heart University
Southern Connecticut State University
Springfield College
Trinity College
UMass Lowell
University of Bridgeport
University of Hartford
University of Maine
University of New Haven
University of Saint Joseph
Western Connecticut State University
Western New England University
For more information, stop by the Advising Center or call 860.773.1510.

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NYC Trip—”On Your Feet!”

Posted by Melissa Lamar - November 7, 2015 -

Tunxis students and faculty are invited to attend a non-guided trip to New York City to see “On Your Feet!”, the story and music of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, on Sat., Nov. 7, at the Marquis Theatre. Tickets (non-refundable) are $50 each and include admission to the Broadway musical and round trip coach bus fare from Tunxis.
Those attending will have free time before and after the matinee. Please contact Lisa Celona at 860.773.1604 or for more information. Tickets can be purchased from Celona by paying in cash or by check payable to Tunxis Community College. Those who sign up should leave name, cell phone, and email for each person attending, along with their payment.

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“Playful” Gallery Exhibition 10/6-11/5

Posted by Melissa Lamar - November 5, 2015 - Untitled Collage with Handmade and Treated Paper

The public is invited to “Playful,” an exhibition of prints, drawings, collage and paintings by Elizabeth McNally, Oct. 6-Nov. 5 in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery at Tunxis. An opening reception with refreshments will be held Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 4-7 p.m.
An artist and printmaker, McNally chooses to work in both representational and abstract non-objective styles. Key elements in her representational work are humor, animals, and the graphic use of line. In abstract works, color, line, pattern and the properties of the material and medium are the sole focus. She holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment.For more information, call 860.773.1974 or email Arthur Simoes at

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Résumé Help for Students

Posted by Melissa Lamar - November 4, 2015 -

Bring your current résumé and join other students on Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 6-275 for some free résumé help. Helen Sneed, executive director of the Tunxis Community College Foundation will join the group to share tips and best practices. Sneed has over 20 years experience in various business professions including human resources.

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Mental Health in the TCC Community: An Open Forum

Posted by Melissa Lamar - November 3, 2015 -

Students, faculty and staff are invited to a campus conversation on mental health issues prevalent in our community on Nov. 3 at 12 p.m. in Founders Hall. Lunch will be provided by Tunxis Student Government Association.
A small panel of Tunxis educators will answer questions about safety in this discussion, following the recent tragedy at Umpqua Community College. The discussion aims to promote a greater sense of community at Tunxis, rather than renew a debate over gun control laws.

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Student Halloween Party

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 29, 2015 -

Tunxis students, staff and faculty are invited to a Halloween Party on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge and Founders Hall. Free admission, with pizza, DJ, costume contests and more!

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Fall Student Club Fair

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 28, 2015 -

A Club Fair for Tunxis students will be held on campus Oct. 28  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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UConn Transfer Information Sessions

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 28, 2015 -

Learn more about transferring to UConn to pursue your bachelor’s degree at one of several Transfer Information Sessions scheduled on Wednesday, Oct. 28. A representative from UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be on campus for sessions at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in Room 201. Students planning to attend should sign up in the Advising Center or by calling 860.773.1510.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about:
·         The Guaranteed Admission Program with the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, School of Business, College of Agriculture, and Health and Natural Resources
·         Admission & program requirements
·         Application process, deadlines, etc.

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Photography Open House—Tunxis@Bristol

Posted by Melissa Lamar - October 27, 2015 -

Tunxis Workforce Development and Continuing Education will host a Photography Open House on Oct. 27 from 6-9 p.m. at satellite facility Tunxis@Bristol. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
It’s a great opportunity to find out about the many non-credit digital photography courses and workshops offered at TCC, all of which meet for six session or less. Come meet our photography instructors, learn about course offerings, participate in a live photo shoot and attend a Q & A session. Participants who bring up to three printed images can take part in an optional critique of their own printed images, and are also encouraged to bring their DSLR cameras.
The evening will include Introduction to Photography, Studio Lights, Flash Photography, Photoshop CS6, Photo Composition, and Digital Asset Management.
Please reserve your spot by Oct. 23—call 860.314.4700 or email Tunxis@Bristol is located at 430 North Main Street in Bristol, in North Side Square near The Super Natural Market & Deli.

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