Tunxis Holds College Planning Conference

Tunxis Community College in Farmington will hold a College Planning Conference on March 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the 600 Building. Lunch will be served, and registration is required to attend.

Area high school students are welcome to tour the campus and learn more about Tunxis degree programs, financial aid and scholarships, transfer opportunities, and how to succeed in college. Faculty and Tunxis students will be available to answer questions.

Visitors will be able to choose from over a ...

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Farmington Boy Makes Donations to Tunxis Food Pantry

Tunxis Community College’s food pantry received a special donation from a Farmington kindergartener on February 6.

For his sixth birthday a couple of days prior, Joey Amara, son of Tunxis adjunct business instructor Crystal Amara, asked his friends to bring food donations for thePantry@Tunxis to his celebration instead of gifts. The party of 35, from his classes at Noah Wallace School and Wheeler YMCA karate, enjoyed a Farmington High School basketball game together while donating dozens of bags filled with boxes ...

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Tunxis Dental Assisting Students Teach Preschoolers About Oral Health

Tunxis dental assisting students met with 15 children from the Tunxis Early Childhood Center on Jan. 25 in the college’s dental lab as part of an oral health education course project.

Dental assisting students paired up with small groups of children for fun, games and education on good oral hygiene and healthy diet. The students shared posters, videos and other hands-on activities they had prepared to engage the preschoolers.

“For some of the children it was their first dental experience,” said Erin ...

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Tunxis Offers Career Focused Workshops

The community is invited to the following free career workshops at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, held in the 700 Building, Library Room 7-222. Advanced registration is required—email skapros@tunxis.edu. During inclement weather, please check the Tunxis website for updates at tunxis.edu, since events will be cancelled or postponed if the College is closed. For a map of campus, see tunxis.edu/map.

  • Feb. 15, 10 a.m.Job Searching and Cover Letters” on how to conduct a comprehensive job search using ...
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Tunxis Announces Fall 2016 Dean’s List

Tunxis Community College in Farmington has announced the names of those students who have qualified for the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. Students matriculated in a certificate or degree program who have earned a semester grade point average of 3.4 or higher and have successfully completed 12 or more credits, or have earned a cumulative 12 credits over multiple semesters, are eligible for this academic honor.

From health, human services and technology to liberal arts and sciences programs, Tunxis ...

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Open House at Early Childhood Center of Tunxis

The Early Childhood Center of Tunxis Community College invites the public to an Open House on February 7 from 6 – 7 p.m. Parents are welcome to bring their children.

Families will take a brief tour and have opportunities for questions. Guest speaker Christina Kiley will talk about “What Makes Tunxis Early Childhood Center Different? – An Educational Specialist and Parent Perspective.”

As an educational specialist and parent of a current ECC preschool student, Kiley will ...

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Spring Semester Registration

Credit Registration for the spring 2017 semester is under way at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. For information on how to apply and register, contact the Admissions Office at 860.773.1490, or visit tunxis.edu/apply. Late registration will take place Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Classes start Jan. 19.

Tunxis offers over 50 associate degrees and certificates that prepare students for transfer to four-year degrees and transition into the workforce with such programs as business; computer information systems; early childhood education; energy management, ...

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Tunxis Business Program Offers Accelerated Online Certificate

Tunxis Community College has announced a new accelerated Business Administration certificate program that can be completed in six months online, for those students who need the convenience of online classes and want to finish their certificate in a shorter timeframe.

The 21-credit certificate is comprised of seven courses in accounting, business law and ethics, software applications, economics, management and marketing. Courses are offered fully online in 3-, 7- and 8-week semesters. Spring 2017 7-week accelerated business classes include “Business Software Applications” ...

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Tunxis Food and Toy Drive Benefits Less Fortunate Students and Their Families

Faculty and staff of Tunxis Community College organized a holiday toy and food drive on campus to benefit less fortunate students who use thePantry@Tunxis on campus.

A total of 25 students received holiday food baskets, with enough food to feed their families—61 people in all. “Thanks to the generous donations, we are also providing a Stop and Shop gift card to each family with their food basket,” said Tunxis professor Amy Feest, a coordinator of thePantry@Tunxis. “We hope this makes the holidays a ...

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Tunxis Business Students Inducted into Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society

The Delta Beta Chapter of Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) at Tunxis Community College in Farmington announced the names of those students who have accepted membership in the business honor society. They were formally recognized on December 2 at the chapter’s induction ceremony.

KBD is an international honor society for students who are enrolled in colleges that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The honor society was established to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment in ...

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