May 2, 2019 Melissa Lamar

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Tunxis Community College student Robert Norris, of Plainville, was honored with the 2019 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow designation. Robert was selected in recognition of his civic leadership and dedication to finding solutions for challenges in the community where he lives, serves, and learns. Pictured with Mr. Norris is director of the Tunxis Civic Engagement Institute, Dr. Rafael Fierro, and Tunxis President, Dr. James Lombella.

Located in Farmington, Tunxis Community College 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. For more information on Tunxis, call 860.773.1490 or visit