TPAC Discusses Hartford’s Fiscal Problems

May 15th, 2017 No comments

The Tunxis Political Awareness Club is seeking to restore civility of political discourse at Tunxis. This video is part of a broader initiative to have Tunxis students more engaged in the civic life of surrounding communities. For this purpose, the Institute for Civic Engagement was created in the spring of 2017. The Institute will be the engine by which the college becomes the hub of the community. Thanks to Kevin MacLeod ( for letting us use his music – “ZigZag” under Creative Commons Licensing.
view video | 55 min.

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Tunxis Talent Show 2017

April 28th, 2017 No comments

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My Brother’s Keeper

April 27th, 2017 No comments

On April 12, 2017, the Students of Color Alliance club sponsored “My Brother’s Keeper,” a panel discussion about mentoring boys and young men of color. The moderator was Les Saunders, lecturer of Counselor Education & Family Therapy at Central Connecticut State University. Panelists included:
• Thomas “T.J.” Clarke, II, Council President, City of Hartford
• Philip G. Kane, Jr., Vice-President, US Bank NA
• Sen. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford & Assistant Principal, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
• Kirk Peters, Ed. D., Dean of Student Affairs, Tunxis Community College
• Andre Santiago, Sr. Program Director of Youth Programs, Leadership Greater Hartford
• Darwin Shaw, Teacher and Coach, New Britain High School
President Barack Obama began the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative in 2014 to address the barriers to success faced by young men of color in the United States. Of the initiative, President Obama embraced the challenge of “helping more of our young people stay on track.”
The videos included are from 1. My Brother’s Keeper Alliance ( and 2.India Arie (

view video | 60 min.

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Local Authors Lunch and Reading

April 5th, 2017 No comments

Professor Sally Terrell hosted a ‘Local Authors Lunch and Reading’ on March 22, 2017.Sherry Horton read from her recently published memoir, Witness Chair: A Memoir of Art, Marriage, and Loss.
Sarah Nichols read poems from her recent and forthcoming chapbooks.
view video | 38 min.

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The Election of 2016 and Its Aftermath

April 5th, 2017 No comments

An open-forum discussion on the Election of 2016 and its aftermath, held on March 29. The panel of guest experts included Dr. Marie Clucas, Professor Robert Brown, Dr. Rafaele Fierro, and Professor J.I. Abbot, with Dr. Francis Coan acting as moderator. The panelists and assembled audience engaged in a fruitful, wide-ranging conversation about various aspects of the campaign.
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Students Of Color Alliance Open Mic Night

March 30th, 2017 No comments

On March 22, 2017, the Students of Color Alliance club of Tunxis Community College sponsored its first “Open Mic” night. The event was hosted by Tunxis student Naja Davis-Drew and featured music, poetry, comedy, and spoken word from members of the Tunxis community.

view video | 52 min.

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What it is like to be a Muslim in a non-Muslim culture?

March 23rd, 2017 No comments

This Diversity Panel featured Moulham Al-Roumi who is a Syrian Human Rights Activist. Moulham, his wife and children moved to the States 3 years ago and since that day his main goal has been to educate the public about Islam, the Middle East, the current situation in SYRIA and the refugee crisis.

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Raouf Mama – Evening Session

March 17th, 2017 No comments

On March 7, 2017 Dr. Raouf Mama a writer and oral storyteller shared his stories to Tunxis students and Tunxis Early Childhood Center children and families as part of International Week.

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Dr. Raouf Mama

March 16th, 2017 No comments

On March 7, 2017 Dr. Raouf Mama a writer and oral storyteller discussed his memoirs and shared his stories to adult Tunxis students and employees and the public as part of International Week.

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Fast BA program at Tunxis

March 15th, 2017 No comments

Need to sharpen your business skill for a new job or promotion? Not enough time to go back to school?
Earn your Business Certificate in as little as 6 months with Tunxis’ accelerated online business courses. Classes start in January, June or September.
Tunxis’ accelerated Business Administration certificate program is designed for those students who need the convenience of online classes and want to acquire key business skills in a short timeframe. The 21-credit certificate courses are offered fully online in 3-, 7- and 8-week semesters.
Michael Mendes came up with the concept for this video. when he was a student at Tunxis. Music used with permission from Jason Shaw [] through Creative Commons licensing.

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