March 11, 2019 Melissa Lamar

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The community is invited to the following free events at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. During inclement weather, please check the Tunxis website for updates at, since events will be canceled or postponed if the college is closed. For a map of campus, visit


  • April 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Career Workshop: Drop in for “What to Expect at Career Fairs,” in 600 Building, Room 6-127. A Tunxis career counselor will be available to answer questions about what to do at a career fair and how to optimize your efforts. For more information, email [email protected].


  • April 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Career Fair: The First Manufacturing Career Fair will be held to meet the growing needs of the manufacturing sector, in the 600 Building Hallway. All participants are welcome to network with local employers, and learn more about this growing sector and career opportunities.


  • April 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Business and Health Care Job Expo: All are invited to network with local businesses and meet potential employers in the 600 Building Hallway. Representatives in allied health, computer information systems, IT, financial services, lean manufacturing, accounting, human services, business administration, and customer and client services will attend.


  • April 3, 5-7 p.m.

Career Fair: Early Childhood programs, school readiness programs, Head Start programs, and agencies that serve children and families will attend and talk about internship and career opportunities, in the 600 Building. It is recommended that individuals interested in seeking employment in the early childhood education field bring a resume.


   • April 3, 6-7:30 p.m.

All are welcome to a Clean Energy Careers Open House in 600 Building, Room 6-127. Learn about exciting careers in renewable energy, commercial building and residential energy. Hear from employers, professors and students. For more information, contact Eric Gribin at [email protected] or 860.773.1318.


  • April 4, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Career FairPublic Safety Career Fair will be held in the 600 Building Hallway. Local, state and federal agencies will attend and talk about internship and career opportunities, as well as the military, security and crisis centers. For more information, call 860.773.1646.


  • April 8, 1:15 p.m.

Panel discussion: “Mental Health Strategies for Victims and Families of School Shootings, Part 2” will be the main topic for a panel of experts from Wheeler Clinic, presented by the Civic Engagement Institute (CEI) in 600 Building, Room 6-127.The Tunxis CEI is a campus organization committed to sharing knowledge and information for Tunxis students to become good citizens and neighbors. Besides civic engagement activities that occur in the classroom, the Civic Engagement Institute provides forums, guest speakers and other intellectual exchanges designed to generate ideas and help improve the lives of others. For more information about CEI, visit


  • April 10, 5-6:20 p.m.

The Small Business Administration will host a free workshop entitled “Money Smart for Small Business” at Tunxis. For course information and to sign up, visit and search for SBA Workshop @ Tunxis.


  • April 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Health Screening: National Alcohol Screening Day, in the 100 Building Main hallway. The event, which brings attention to the 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 screening, participants receive immediate feedback and referral information for local resources that offer further evaluation and treatment. Refreshments and free drawing for students. For more information, call 860.773.1506.


From fine arts, health, and technology to business and advanced manufacturing programs, Tunxis offers more than 70 associate degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need. Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177.