“Diversity in the Community College” Panel Discussion

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 10, 2015 -

Tunxis students, staff and faculty are invited to “Diversity in the Community College: A Tunxis Student Panel Discussion” on March 10, 1-2:20 p.m. in Founders Hall.

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Tunxis Art Faculty Exhibition Feb. 2-March 5

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 5, 2015 - Faculty-Exhibition fb

The public is invited to the Tunxis Art & Photography Faculty Exhibition running February 2-March 5 in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery at Tunxis. An opening reception will be held February 4 from 4-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served; free.
Works will be on display by Christine Breslin, Christine Dalenta, Jaqueline Decker, Jim Decesares, Carianne Garside, Gary Jacobs, Steve Klema, William Kluba, Jeanne Manzelli, Liza Martin, Lisa Macbride, Hunter Neal, Paula Robins, Ben Rosecrans, Arthur Simoes, Jessica Somers and Susan Strauss.
Located at the entrance to the 600 Building, the Barnes-Franklin Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. For more information, email wkluba@tunxis.edu.
 

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Performance by Soprano Elizabeth Lyra Ross

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 4, 2015 -

 Tunxis will present “My Musical Autobiography” with Soprano Elizabeth Lyra Ross and Doris Lang Kosloff on piano, on March 4 at 11:30 a.m. in the 600 Building Cyber Cafe. The program will include:
“Summertime” and  “My Man’s Gone Now,”  from “Porgy & Bess” (Gershwin)
“Ride On, King Jesus” and “Steal Away to Jesus” (Johnson)
“Fleur Jeteé” (Fauré)
“Vissi D’arte,” from “Tosca”  (Puccini)
“I’m Just Wild About Harry,” from “Shuffle Along ” (Blake)
“Ecco l’orrido campo,” from ‘Un Ballo in Maschera” (Verdi)
“Four Women” (Simone)
 
Ross’s international career has included the opera roles of Aida, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, and both Bess and Serena in “Porgy and Bess.” She has appeared with the New York Metropolitan Opera and she was in the New York City Opera production of “Porgy and Bess” that was nominated for an Emmy Award on the PBS series  “Live from Lincoln Center.” Her oratorio repertoire includes the “Verdi Requiem,” “Britten War Requiem,” “Mozart C Minor Mass,” “Elijah” by Mendelssohn and Handel’s “Messiah.”
Ross released her fourth CD, “Oh Holy Night and Other Holiday Songs,” in 2010. She was the first African American female member of the United States Army Band and Chorus, and has continued to perform with the group since completing her enlistment.
 

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FAFSA Fridays 2/20 & 2/27

Posted by Melissa Lamar - February 27, 2015 -

Tunxis will help students who need assistance with their online FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or with online federal loan counseling Friday, Feb. 20 & 27 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Please call 860.773.1425 to schedule an appointment.
 

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Eating Disorder Screenings

Posted by Melissa Lamar - February 26, 2015 -

Free information and screenings for eating disorders on Feb. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Administration Building Main Corridor. Sponsored by the Tunxis Counseling/Advising Center. For more information, call 860.773.1506 or email vcraven@tunxis.edu.

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Public Forum on Campus Disaster Mitigation Plan

Posted by Melissa Lamar - February 24, 2015 -

Tunxis Community College will hold a public forum on Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. in the President’s Conference Room of the 100 Building to provide a brief overview of a Hazard Mitigation Plan and answer questions.
Students, faculty, staff and members of the public are invited to learn and comment on the Multi-Campus Hard Mitigation Plan, which will highlight some of the hazards that could present the greatest risks to campus operations.
For more information, see the news release.

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CCSU Transfer Information Sessions

Posted by Melissa Lamar - February 23, 2015 -

Learn more about transferring to Central Connecticut State University to pursue your bachelor’s degree at one of several Transfer Information Sessions scheduled on Monday, Feb. 23. A representative from CCSU’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be on campus for sessions at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. in Library Room 7-206. Those students who plan to attend should sign up in the Advising Center or by calling 860.773.1510.
·         The Dual Admission Program
·         Other guaranteed admission opportunities
·         Academic & program requirements
·         Admission process, deadlines, etc.
 
 
 
 

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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty to Speak

Posted by Melissa Lamar - February 23, 2015 -

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty will hold a “Congress On Your Corner” at Tunxis on Monday, Feb.23, from 10 to 11 a.m. in Founders Hall. She will give an overview of her impressions of what’s happening in Congress and is very interested in hearing questions or concerns from students and faculty.
 
 

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Univ. of New Haven Transfer Information Session

Posted by Melissa Lamar - February 18, 2015 -

Learn more about transferring to University of New Haven to pursue your bachelor’s degree at a Transfer Information Session scheduled on Wednesday, Feb. 18 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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UConn Transfer Information Sessions

Posted by Melissa Lamar - February 18, 2015 -

Learn more about transferring to UConn to pursue your bachelor’s degree at one of several Transfer Information Sessions scheduled on Wednesday, Feb. 18. 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 6-127. 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
·         Other guaranteed admission opportunities
·         Academic & program requirements
·         Application process, deadlines, etc.
 

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