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.

The certificate recipients, listed ...

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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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Tunxis Business Students Inducted Into Kappa Beta Delta National 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 April 29 at the chapter’s inaugural 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 ...

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Open House at Tunxis

Tunxis Community College in Farmington will hold an Open House on May 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the 600 Building.

All are welcome to tour the campus and learn more about Tunxis degree programs, financial aid, community scholarships and transfer opportunities. Faculty and Tunxis students will be available to answer questions.

On-the-spot acceptances will be granted for those who bring proof of high school completion, immunization records, and a completed application.

Central Connecticut State University, UConn, University of Saint Joseph, Albertus ...

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Tunxis Professor Receives Board of Regents Teaching Award

Jen-2 webTunxis Community College has announced that Jennifer Wittke, assistant professor of English, is a recipient of the Connecticut Board of Regents Teaching Awards for 2016. Awards are granted to nominees who have distinguished themselves as outstanding faculty through exceptional teaching methods and creative instructional delivery that enhance student learning.

Wittke received the award in April at the Connecticut Board ...

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Tunxis Students Learn About Production Process During Manufacturing Tour

Tunxis Community College students recently visited Turbine Technologies Inc. in Farmington to learn more about how blueprints are used in the manufacturing process.

The students, who are enrolled in “Engineering Graphics,” received a factory tour from Max McIntyre, the company’s COO. During the trip, they followed the production process from the blueprint of a turbine engine part through engineering plans, manufacturing, lean production processes that eliminate waste, quality control and shipment.

“It provided a good perspective on how blueprints ...

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Register for Summer Courses at Tunxis

Registration for summer 2016 credit courses 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.

Approximately 140 traditional classroom and online courses are offered in five- and eight-week sessions: June 2-July 7; 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 associate ...

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Tunxis Holds Career-Focused Events

The public is invited to the following events at Tunxis Community College for those seeking employment.

• “Secrets to a Successful Job Search” Workshop

Participants will learn to uncover jobs that their competition may not know about and improve their online job application skills on April 18 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the college’s Bristol location, 430 North Main Street. A former human resources coach will share how to find job opportunities beyond CareerBuilder and Indeed.com. The workshop, which costs $45, also includes ...

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