Tunxis Business Program Offers Accelerated Online Courses

Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame.

“Principles of Managerial Accounting” and “Principles of Management,” which start August 29 and October 24 respectively, are taught by Tunxis faculty and will join an array of other business courses that can be completed online and in the evenings.

The accelerated courses are ...

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Tunxis Announces Class of 2016 Graduates


The 45th Commencement of Tunxis Community College was held on June 1 in the College’s courtyard.

A total of 440 graduates were conferred associate degrees and certificates. Those who were conferred degrees in December 2015 were also recognized at the ceremony.

From fine arts, health, and technology to liberal arts & sciences programs, Tunxis offers over 60 associate’s degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry ...

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Early Childhood Center of Tunxis is Accepting Registrations

The public is invited to enroll three- to five-year-old children in the Early Childhood Center of Tunxis Community College in Farmington. The preschool program is one of a select “high-quality” group in the nation accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). It provides full- and part-time preschool experiences in a program of excellence.

Teaching staff all hold college degrees in early childhood education. They encourage the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children through play and ...

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Tunxis Profs Win Kudos From Successful Student

Story by Anson Smith, Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges
Phone: 860-593-8090 or 828-835-7317

Dr. Colleen Richard, Sally Terrell Instrumental In Student’s Academic, Personal Development

 Reflects Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges’ “Culture of Commitment”


When Tunxis Community College student Johna Yashenko of Bristol walked away from Commencement June 1, she had her human services degree, a career focus, and a job in the field.

Two Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges (4Cs) members and professors Dr. Colleen Richard of New Britain and Sally A. Terrell of Canton, ...

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Tunxis Students Garner Scholarships and Awards

Over 100 Tunxis students received awards and over $99,000 in scholarships at the 33rd Annual “Student Achievement Recognition Ceremony,” held on June 2 at Tunxis Community College, Farmington.

Tunxis Foundation Scholarships

  • Accounting Scholarship: Silvia Yanez-Solis (Bristol)
  • American General Life Companies (AIG) Scholarship: Kristen Beausoleil (Plainville)
  • American General Life Companies (AIG) Scholarship in honor of Ahmed Shaher: Margarita Babbin (Farmington)
  • Andrew Feiner Veteran Scholarship: Zachariah Bellmer (Avon)
  • Anonymous Philanthropist Scholarship: Mazgorziata Kostecki (New Britain) and Vivienne Sanaiot (Newtown)
  • Art Expression – Bill Kluba Scholarship: Philip Pasco (Burlington)
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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 a ...

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Tunxis Digital Photography Students Receive Certificates

Tunxis Workforce Development and Continuing Education held a recognition ceremony recently for the first six recipients of its new, non-credit Creative Photography Certificate.

A collection of photography the students completed during the series of courses was on display during the celebration. “I was really impressed by the artistic talent of these student photographers, and hope this is just the beginning of their creative pursuits, wherever this takes them,” said Tunxis President Cathryn L. Addy, Ph.D.

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Register for Summer Courses at Tunxis

Registrations for summer 2016 credit courses are still being accepted 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 five- and eight-week sessions, with two sessions remaining: June 6-August 2; and July 11-August 11.

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

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Tunxis Professor Reaches Summit of Mount Everest

Tunxis Community College professor Mark Milewski has successfully climbed Mount Everest.

Milewski arrived at base camp on April 12, where he trained and adjusted to the altitude with other team members. On May 19 he embarked on his summit climb and reached the top of Mount Everest on May 20. The entire expedition took 50 days.

“Approaching the summit was a pretty profound moment,” said Milewski, who stood on top of the 29,035-foot Mount Everest for about 20 minutes with some other ...

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Tunxis Commencement is June 1

Tunxis Community College will hold its 45th Commencement on Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. Approximately 490 students are expected to receive associate degrees and certificates.

Commencement ceremonies will be held rain or shine in the Tunxis courtyard. Tunxis Community College is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington. For more information, please call 860.773.1300.

From fine arts, business, health, and technology to liberal arts & sciences programs, Tunxis offers over 60 associate’s degrees and certificates, providing critical ...

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