Register for Spring Semester at Tunxis

[IMPORTANT: FOR QUESTIONS ON REGISTERING  for credit courses, please contact Admissions at 860.773.1490, or email tx-admissions@tunxis.edu.]

Credit Registration for the spring 2016 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. 19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Classes start Jan. 21.

Tunxis offers over 50 associate degrees and certificates that prepare ...

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Tunxis Announces Fall 2015 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 2015 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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Tunxis to Hold “Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz” on Jan. 9 for Spring Semester

Tunxis Community College will hold a Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz on Jan. 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Founders Hall to help students choose courses and register for spring semester.

The “Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz” at Tunxis will offer one-stop assistance in the registration process and with class schedules, course selection, financial aid, placement testing (for those who arrive by 11 a.m.) and other matters.

Those who have not yet applied for admission should bring a high school diploma or GED, immunization ...

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Tunxis Professor’s Work on Display at Governor’s Residence

HobbesClaw3-GovTunxis Community College professor Stephen Klema’s sculpture is on display in the Sculpture Park at the Governor’s Residence.

Klema’s “Hobbes’ Claw 3,” a 4-by-12-foot wood, metal and plastic saw blade interpretation, is one of 25 outdoor sculptures by Connecticut artists that was selected for the outdoor display, which will be available for public viewing. Installed in November, the sculpture will remain on view indefinitely for at least the next year.

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Winter Session Courses at Tunxis

Tunxis Community College is offering accelerated credit courses during a Winter Session which runs December 28-January 15.

Registration is currently under way and will be accepted through Dec. 28, prior to the registrant’s first scheduled class. Three-credit courses meet Monday through Friday during the two weeks at a very accelerated pace. There are no classes Dec. 31 & Jan. 1. For more information, contact the Admissions Office at 860.773.1490. Visit tunxis.edu/credit-schedule to view courses. New students can enroll by mail, fax, ...

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Tunxis Prepares Students for Careers in Dental Hygiene and Assisting

Tunxis Community College in Farmington prepares students for occupations as dental hygienists and dental assistants, with growing employment opportunities expected through 2020.

In a state-of-the-art, on-campus dental lab, dental students learn to accurately document patient conditions and provide professional care utilizing evolving technology while learning hands-on skills in community health care centers and clinics.

In the associate degree in dental hygiene program and dental assisting certificate, students have many opportunities to participate in community outreach projects on the local, national and international ...

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Tunxis Foundation Receives Scholarship Donation From Bristol Housing Authority

Tunxis Community College Foundation and Advisory Board, Inc. received a $50,000 donation from the Bristol Housing Authority during its annual fund-raising breakfast onNov. 12.

The donation will be used to establish five $1,000 scholarships per year for students over a 10-year period. Each recipient must be a resident of the Housing Authority of the City of Bristol and meet academic, financial and merit-based criteria.

“This is the largest lump sum scholarship gift Tunxis Community College Foundation has received to date,” said Helen ...

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Tunxis Foundation Economic Conference and Networking Breakfast Raises Funds for Student Scholarships

Tunxis Community College Foundation and Advisory Board, Inc. held an Economic Conference and networking breakfast commemorating its 45th anniversary on Nov. 12 at the Hartford Marriott Farmington.

Keynote speaker George Bodenheimer, former president and executive chairman of ESPN, addressed an audience of about 200 on “ESPN’s Strategic Advantage: Mission, Brand and Culture.” Tunxis student and veteran Nelson Algarin Jr. spoke about personal leadership and how Tunxis changed his life.

Close to $78,000 was raised which will fund student scholarships and provide emergency ...

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Tunxis Business Program Adds Accelerated Online Courses

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

The initial seven-week online courses, “Financial Accounting” and “Principles of Marketing,” which start Jan. 25 and March 28, are taught by Tunxis faculty and will join an array of other business courses that can be completed online and in the evenings. Tunxis plans to ...

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Tunxis Helps Its Communities During CT’s Public Service Week

Students and faculty of Tunxis Community College in Farmington engaged in service to the community Oct. 18-24 during “Connecticut Publics Make a Difference Week.”

Activities at Tunxis during the week included the following:

•  The Service Learning Committee held a food drive which collected 223 non-perishable food items for Plainville Community Food Pantry. Plainville Community Food Pantry, Inc. is a non-profit outreach agency that provides food, energy assistance, clothing, crisis intervention and referral services to individuals in need.

• The Human Services Club, ...

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