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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Public Invited to Dance Performance at Tunxis

The public is invited to a professional dance performance at Tunxis Community College on Thursday, April 21, 7-8 p.m., in the 600 Building, Room 6-374. Several members of Dimensional Dance Company will showcase short pieces of classical ballet, neoclassical, and contemporary dance choreographed by the company’s artistic director, Ruth Vesenka Lewis.

Among the pieces performed will be extracts of The Muses based on the Thomas Dewing oil painting “The Days,” housed at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Dewing’s painting was inspired by a poem ...

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National Alcohol Screening Day

Tunxis Community College invites the community to National Alcohol Screening Day on April 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the 100 Building. The event, which brings attention to the critical needs of those with alcohol use disorders and their families, is part of National Alcohol Awareness Month in April.

The private screening consists of a series of questions designed to indicate whether symptoms of an alcohol use disorder are present and if clinical help is needed. After completing a ...

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National Eating Disorders Screening Day at Tunxis

Tunxis Community College in Farmington will offer free screenings for disordered eating on February 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Administration 100 Building corridor. The event is open to the public.

Participants will have the opportunity to privately discuss their screening results with a counselor. Community resources and information on eating disorders will also be available.

The event occurs during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 21-27. Eating disorders are a daily struggle for 10 million females and 1 ...

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CSCU Prohibits Use of Hoverboards on Campuses

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) System Office offers the following guidance regarding the use of hoverboards or other electronically operated skateboard type devices on the 17 CSCU campuses.

Due to safety concerns about fire and rider safety, hoverboards shall not be allowed to be either charged, operated or stored on CSCU campuses. This prohibition is consistent with the CSCU Student Code of Conduct, Article I, Part D, Section 12 which prohibits “behavior or activity which ...

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