Students With Anxiety

December 18th, 2017 No comments
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Community Connections For Survivors (CCFS) is a VOCA-funded program for victims/survivors of crime. The program offers, at no cost to the client, individual clinical counseling; clinical case management, if needed; and, medication management, if needed. The appointments are of no cost; however, should the client wish to partake in medication, those would be paid through client’s insurance.
Community Connections For Survivors cmhacc.org is a VOCA-funded program for victims/survivors of crime. The program offers, at no cost to the client, individual clinical counseling; clinical case management, if needed; and, medication management, if needed. The appointments are of no cost; however, should the client wish to partake in medication, those would be paid through client’s insurance.
Vivian and Judy’s presentation addresses the positive and negative aspects of stress in all of our lives, the challenges that students diagnosed with anxiety disorders face in college and the ways that faculty and staff can help those students to succeed. Vivian Craven and Judy Reily-Roberts are experienced counselors at Tunxis and have decades of combined experience. Their contact info can be found on the Tunxis website.
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TPAC Discusses Civility in Politics

December 18th, 2017 No comments
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The Political Awareness Club recorded their second podcast in December discussing civility in politics. Dr. Rafaele Fierro, Director of the Civic Engagement Institute, led the discussion. Students Mike Farnham, Jon Girard, Bethany Keifer, Nick Nigro and Kevin Shortt. All made excellent points and contributed to a fruitful conversation. The Civic Engagement Institute blog is located at site.tunxis.edu/civic. Intro music used by permission through Creative Commons licensing.

view video | 58 min.

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It’s On Us – CT State Colleges and Universities

December 13th, 2017 No comments
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Members of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities community have taken the pledge to stand against sexual assault in support of the “It’s On Us” campaign, a project aimed at raising awareness and educating others about the responsibilities we have in stopping sexual assault. To learn more about CSCU commitment to our students’ safety and well being, visit our sexual violence prevention and response policies at ct.edu/files/pdfs/hr-policy-sexual-misconduct.pdf and the It’s On Us campaign at www.itsonus.org. Participating schools include: Asnuntuck Community College,Capital Community College, Central Connecticut State University, Charter Oak State College, Eastern Connecticut State University, Gateway Community College, Housatonic Community College, Manchester Community College, Middlesex Community College, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Northwestern CT Community College, Norwalk Community College, Quinebaug Valley Community College, Southern Connecticut State University, Three Rivers Community College, Tunxis Community College and Western Connecticut State University.
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2017 Economic Conference & Networking Breakfast

December 6th, 2017 No comments
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The Tunxis Community College Foundation’s annual Economic Conference & Networking Breakfast was held at the Farmington Marriott on November 17th, 2017. Vanessa Williams, CEO of Leading Edge Consulting, LLC, a global executive coaching firm with offices in CT and FL, was this year’s Keynote Speaker. Other speakers were Sal Vitrano, Alice Pritchard, Josh Miller, Dhrumil Shah and President James Lombella.

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‘Civility In Politics’ with Professor Fulco

December 6th, 2017 No comments
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Trinity College Professor Adrienne “Renny” Fulco spoke to a crowd of students, faculty, and staff on December 4th in room 201 about the importance of civility in politics. She examined the root causes of the breakdown of civil discourse in our country and also discussed the contributions that students can make to improve our politics. Professor Fulco also encouraged students to become civically active and used the example of Trinity College History Professor Jack Chatfield, who passed away in 2014, as a lesson in civic engagement and civility. This event was sponsored by the Civic Engagement Institute. Intro music by Bauchamp used with permission through a Creative Commons license.

view video  |  75 min.

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Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society 2017

December 5th, 2017 No comments
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Fall 2017 Induction of the Kappa Beta Delta honor society. KBD is a 2 year college honor society for business students, and there are only 76 2 year colleges (out of 1,200+) who have this.
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Poverty In Our Local Communities – A Panel Discussion

October 30th, 2017 No comments
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The Civic Engagement Institute sponsored a panel discussion on “Poverty in Our Local Communities” October 25, 2017. The panel consisted of three faculty members, Marie Clucas, Richard Edwards and Rafaele Fierro, who analyzed the issue of poverty. Also serving on the panel were Tunxis students Jon Girard and Daniel Singleton, who shared their personal stories and observations on poverty in their communities. The video Marie Clucas referenced can be viewed at (video.pbs.org/video/2365035481). Intro Music “November” and outro music “A New Beginning” used with permission through Creative Commons licensing.

view video | 71 min.

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Beauty in Modern Day Society – presented by SOCA

October 26th, 2017 No comments
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SOCA (Students of Color Alliance) sponsored a panel discussion on October 24, 2017 dealing with the standard of beauty in America and how it affects women of color. The event was moderated by SOCA officers Essence Mack and Naja Davis-Drew . Panelists included Halima Butler, LCSW, Dr. Kimberly James and Professor Tatiana Machado. Intro music by Lite and used with permission through Creative Commons licensing.

view video | 72 min.

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Stories and Strategies of Successful Students

October 9th, 2017 No comments
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Tunxis Community College Student Panel, “Stories and Strategies of Successful Students” took place on September 26, 2017. Four students that began in developmental math and English courses spoke to new students about resources and strategies that helped them succeed at Tunxis. Professor Michelle Saindon moderated the discussion. Music used with permission through Creative Commons.

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9/11 In Memory – Constitution Day 2017

October 3rd, 2017 No comments
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Constitution Day 2017 took place on September 27 and was sponsored by the Tunxis Civic Engagement Institute. The topic centered around the attacks of 9/11/01 and the political aftermath. Panelists included Professor Bob Brown, James Robinson, Nora Pasco, Lauren Schein and Ian Hughes. Dr. Rafaele Fierro moderated the discussion. Music used with permission under Creative Commons by Dasgoat freesound.org/s/330599

view video | 75 min

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