A team of five therapy dogs and their handlers from Tails of Joy will visit campus on May 14, 2-3:30 p.m. during finals in the Cyber Café to provide a little relief from the pressure of exams. For more information, call 860.255.3575.Read More
Free relaxation sessions for students are available March 4-May 9 (Mon.-Thurs.) from 11:30 a.m.-12 noon in Room 6-158. Come to one or all of the stress management sessions and learn how to relax through the use of breath-focused meditation, imagery, mindfulness exercises, or body movement techniques. Call Vivian at 860.255.3548 for more information.Read More
Tunxis students, faculty and the community are invited to attend a non-guided field trip to New York City to see “En el Tiempo de las Mariposas,” (“In the Time of the Butterflies”) a play in Spanish, on Sun., May 5 at the Teatro Repertorio Español. Tickets (non-refundable) are and include the play and round trip bus fare from Tunxis. Free English and Spanish subtitle monitors are available at the theater.
Those attending should meet at the bus in the Tunxis parking lot by 7:45 a.m. Passengers will be dropped off at the theater at 138 East 27th Street, and will return on their own to the Teatro Repertorio Español by 2 p.m. for the 2:30 show. Participants will have free time from 4:10-5:45 p.m., and the bus will depart the theater at 6 p.m. for arrival at Tunxis around 8:30 p.m. The Tunxis Humanities Department and Spanish Club are sponsors for the trip.
Please contact Lisa Celona at 860.255.3624 or Lcelona@tunxis.edu for more information. Tickets can be purchased through Lisa Celona or the Tunxis faculty secretaries by paying in cash or by check payable to Tunxis Community College. Those who sign up should leave name, cell phone, and email for each person attending.
The Arts & New Media Department invites Tunxis students to a free “Careers in the Arts” workshop on Friday, May 3, 9 a.m.-12 noon. The panel will feature discussion by art world professionals including a studio artist, illustrator, photographers, graphic designer, comic book artist and curator who will talk about how they landed their positions and the pros and cons of their fields. Participants will have the opportunity to talk candidly with panelists about what it takes to make a successful career, with facts on career projections, salaries, and other inspiring information. Seats are limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Carianne Mack Garside at 860.255.3765 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Come by for some food and fun during the Tunxis student Annual Spring Fling on April 30 from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. in Tunxis courtyard! Free, but open to Tunxis students only. Rain date is May 2.Read More
Tunxis students and staff are invited to compete in a Jeopardy Tournament fundraiser on Thursday, April 25 from 4-6 p.m. in Room 206. Teams are forming, and sponsorship is required with a donation of or more. The winning team will receive a pizza party courtesy of Phi Theta Kappa. To learn more or to submit Jeopardy questions, email HLozada@tunxi.edu.
Proceeds will go to the Tunxis Student Emergency Fund, which enables the College to distribute small amounts of cash to less fortunate students for emergency essentials.
The community is invited to “Success In Today’s Business World,” a presentation by Scott Alemany, corporate director of operations for Newport Hotel Group, on Tuesday, April 23 from 2:45-3:45 p.m. in Founders Hall. Refreshments will be served.
Alemany, who oversees the operations of Newport Hotel Group’s nine hotels and is responsible for sales and marketing strategy development, will speak about his career in the hotel industry throughout the United States and provide career tips for thriving in today’s business world.
Prior to his current position, Alemany served as general manager of Hotel Viking and the Inn at Newport Beach, in Newport, Rhode Island. He worked for Marriott Hotels and Resorts in sales and marketing for over 10 years in locations such as Washington D.C., Boston, and Newport. Alemany holds an associate’s degree from Manchester Community College and bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut.
Tunxis invites the community to a theatrical production of Sarah Ruhl’s dark comedy “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” on April 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m., and matinee April 20 at 1:30 p.m. in Founders Hall Theater. Michael Nowicki, Tunxis theater lecturer, is director. The play is appropriate for teens and adults. Tickets are , and can be purchased in the Administration Building Main Lobby Monday through Thursday (as staffing permits) starting on April 8, and will be available in the Faculty reception area. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://tunxis-stage.brownpapertickets.com for a small service fee. If the performances are not sold out, there will also be sales at the door. For more information, call 860.255.3731 or email email@example.com.Read More
The 6th annual 24-hour drawing marathon will be held for Tunxis students April 19, 8 a.m.- April 20, 8 a.m. A fee covers live models, food and supplies for the event. Students can see Carianne Garside to register.Contact her at 860.255.3765 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Do you play an instrument? Do magic? Tell jokes? Present spoken word? Sing, act, or dance? Make short films? Or belong to an acting troupe? Share your talents at a “Coffee House” fundraiser sponsored by PTK on Thursday, April 18 at 5 p.m. in Tunxis cafeteria. Refreshments will be sold, and donations will be accepted.
Proceeds will go to the Tunxis Student Emergency Fund, which enables the College to distribute small amounts of cash to less fortunate students for emergency essentials. For more information, email HLozada@tunxis.edu.