Tunxis Launches the Connecticut Community Colleges’ First International Education Initiative

Students of the Connecticut Community Colleges (CCCs) are on a 10-day trip to Paris this month to participate in an “Environment-Energy Bootcamp” sponsored by the French Embassy in the U.S. and several partners. All four of the CCCs’ student bootcamp applications were awarded, and the four were among only 20 students accepted in a nationwide competition. They will receive credit for participation, and will share their experiences at their colleges when they return home.

The bootcamp is a send-off for the first ...

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Tunxis Announces Spring 2017 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 Spring 2017 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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Outstanding Tunxis Students Inducted Into PTK International Honor Society

The Alpha Iota Alpha Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Tunxis Community College in Farmington announced the names of those students who accepted membership in the honor society. They were formally recognized in May at an induction ceremony.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is recognized by the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges as the official honor fraternity of two-year colleges. To achieve eligibility for PTK, a student must complete at least 12 hours of associate’s degree course work and earn ...

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“Tunxis Drawing III” Event at West Hartford Art League

Tunxis Community College and the West Hartford Art League invite the public to a free “Tunxis Drawing III” Art Event on Saturday, June 17 from 1-4 p.m. at the West Hartford Art League’s Clubhouse Gallery, 37 Buena Vista Road in West Hartford.

The collaborative event includes many ways to enjoy art including acrylic painting and watercolor demonstrations, complimentary face painting for children, student artists at work in classrooms, art tables for budding artists, and giveaways.

On exhibit in the gallery, Tunxis students ...

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Tunxis Commencement is May 25

Tunxis Community College will hold its 46th Commencement on Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. Over 450 students are expected to receive associate degrees and certificates.

Valedictorian for the Class of 2017 is Hanae Bouazza of New Britain, who will receive an associate in science degree in business administration and certificates in accounting and finance. Salutatorian is Melanie R. Gould-Geddes of Plainville, who will receive an associate in science degree in graphic design. Both will present speeches at graduation.

President Cathryn L. ...

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Tunxis Professor Receives CT Board of Regents Teaching Award

Tunxis Community College has announced that Amy Feest was chosen from among seven Connecticut Community College nominees as the 2017 winner of the Connecticut Board of Regents System Teaching Excellence Award. Awards are granted to nominees who have distinguished themselves as outstanding faculty through exceptional teaching methods and creative instructional delivery that enhances student learning.

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Tunxis Students are Legislative Interns

Tunxis Community College students John Carragher of SouthingtonSean McCusker of Simsbury and Nicholas Teeling of Winsted, are among those who were selected to serve as interns at the Connecticut General Assembly during spring semester 2017.

As part of the Legislative Internship Program, Carragher, a general studies major, has been assigned to State Rep. Bob Godfrey (D-110), deputy speaker pro-tempore. McCusker is working for Rep. Jack Hennessy (D-127). The general studies major will soon be sworn in to the United States Air Force Reserve. Teeling, a liberal arts major, is interning ...

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Register for Summer Courses at Tunxis

Registration for summer 2017 credit courses is in progress 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.

Approximately 140 traditional classroom and online courses are offered in three five- and eight-week sessions: June 1-July 6, June 6-July 27 and July 10-August 10.

Students who attend other colleges may enroll in courses at Tunxis and transfer the credits earned during the summer to their baccalaureate or associate ...

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Board of Regents Announces Interim Presidents For Gateway and Tunxis Community Colleges

HOUSATONIC’S PAUL BROADIE II APPOINTED INTERIM PRESIDENT OF GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE; ASNUNTUCK’S JAMES P. LOMBELLA APPOINTED INTERIM PRESIDENT OF TUNXIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

(March 23, 2017) The Board of Regents for Higher Education today voted to appoint Dr. Paul Broadie II, President of Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, the Interim President of Gateway Community College in New Haven; and James P. Lombella, President of Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, the Interim President of Tunxis Community College in Farmington. Broadie ...

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“My Brother’s Keeper” Panel Discussion on Mentoring at Tunxis

Tunxis Community College invites the community to “My Brother’s Keeper” panel discussion on April 12 from 10-11:15 a.m. in the 600 Building, Room 6-127. Sponsored by the Students of Color Alliance, the event is free.

The panelists will discuss how they have benefited informally or formally from mentoring, and the ways in which they mentor young men of color. Longtime Connecticut educator Les Saunders, lecturer of Counselor Education & Family Therapy at Central Connecticut State University, will ...

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