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Author Masha Hamilton Visits Tunxis

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - October 21, 2009 -
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Masha Hamilton, an international journalist and author of four novels, will speak about issues in Afghanistan and share her observations during her most recent visit there in November 2008.

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Tunxis Hosts Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - October 15, 2009 -
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The Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra presents an evening of music and poetry of Italian Baroque. The program features the music of Veracini, Pergolesi and Vivaldi performed by the Virtuosi Chamber Players: Jill Maurell-Davis, flute; Adrian Sylveen Mackiewicz, violin and harpsichord; Brunilda Myftaraj, violin; Arron Packard, viola; and Kathleen Schiano, cello.
A professional orchestra based in the Greater New Britain area, the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra presents about 25 regular and educational performances each year throughout Connecticut and New York.  The concert is free and open to the public.

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“Flashpoint” Presentation

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - September 30, 2009 -
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“Flashpoint”, a 20-minute DVD about dealing with disturbing behaviors on campus, will be shown on Wednesday, September 30th at noon with a discussion to follow.  The event, co-sponsored by the Offices of the Dean of Administration and Counseling, offers free pizza and gives students the opportunity to win a $25 gift certficate to the cafeteria.

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3rd Annual Drum Circle Gathering

Posted by James Revillini - September 30, 2009 -
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All are invited to participate in a drum circle in the Tunxis Courtyard near the library entrance. Instruments are provided! No experience required or expected. A drum circle is a dynamic group of people collectively participating in making music with percussion instruments. Please engage this opportunity to make a completely improvised musical masterpiece with your friends at Tunxis! This is our third year gathering together, and it gets better every time.  Come play, come dance, come as you are!

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“Shots Fired” Presentation

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - September 22, 2009 -
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The Office of the Dean of Administration is sponsoring a showing of the 20-minute DVD “Shots Fired” on Tuesday, September 22 at noon in the Student Lounge.  Officer Eric Augustyn of the Farmington Police will lead a discussion on surviving an active shooter situation.  Pizza will be served and students may register to win a $25 gift certificate to the cafeteria.

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Constitution Day

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - September 21, 2009 -
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Tunxis holds an annual event in honor of Constitution Day.  This year, Attorney Richard Voigt, a partner in the Hartford law firm of McCarter and English, will be discussing religious liberty and the Constitution. Dr. Rafaele Fierro, Professor Bob Brown, and Dr. Fran Coan will add commentary. The presentations will be followed by a question and answer session.

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SPRING FLING 2009! (UPDATE!!)

Posted by James Revillini - May 7, 2009 -
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Spring Fling will be held next Tuesday, May 5th, from 10am-6pm (weather permitting). The rain date is Thursday, May 7th. Some of the features of this year’s event will include inflatable amusement rides, a rock climbing wall, an all-you-can eat fried dough trailer, student club table exhibits, a cookout, Carvel ice cream sundaes, a live band, and karaoke. 
Everything is free and you may bring friends!

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Chess Tournament: Tunxis Students vs. Tunxis Staff / Faculty

Posted by James Revillini - April 29, 2009 -
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Attention: Students, Staff, and Faculty!
The Gaming Club is sponsoring a chess tournament – it’s Tunxis Students vs. Tunxis Staff / Faculty in a battle for checkmate!
The Tournament will be held on April 29th, 2009.
If you would like to participate, please stop in at the Student Lounge and Sign Up, OR,
Contact Steve Mead @x3473 or Dr. Kirk Peters @x3560.
The prize: Team Trophy to be held by the winning team for one full year! 
 

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Certified Nurse Aid Job Fair

Posted by James Revillini - April 24, 2009 -
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There will be a C.N.A. Job Fair on April 24, 2009.

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Red Cross Blood Drive

Posted by James Revillini - April 20, 2009 -
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Red Cross Blood Drive
If you would like to make an appointment to sign up please see Wendy in the Student Lounge or call 860.255.3518  Monday and Wednesday 12:00-5:00/Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-5:00.
Refreshments will be served to all blood donors.
Sponsored by the DARC Club, Student Affairs Dept., and the Student Governement Assoc.
 

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