Colonel Beermann and his role in Saddam’s capture

April 27th, 2016 No comments
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On April 5, 2016, guest speaker Retired Colonel Ahmed Beermann spoke about OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom- War in Afghanistan) and OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom- War in Iraq), terrorism and current events. Col. Beermann was instrumental in the capture and interrogation of Saddam Hussein. The event was sponsored by the Tunxis Veterans’ OASIS.
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#We Are Tunxis

April 13th, 2016 No comments
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We asked people what they liked about Tunxis College. Here are their answers. Check out the hashtag #WeAreTunxis on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Music by Akashic Records used by permission under Creative Commons licensing. Additional vocals by Sally Terrell

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Zbigniew Grzyb Artist Talk

April 13th, 2016 No comments
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CT artist Zbigniew Grzyb spoke with Color Theory students about his life, work and philosophies as an artist on the occasion of his solo show in Tunxis’ Barnes Franklin Gallery, April 7, 2016.

view video | 46 min

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“Success in Business” College Panel

April 6th, 2016 No comments
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Many students attend Tunxis and then transfer to a four year college/university. This transition can be riddled with questions, uncertainty and doubts.
The panel, comprised of Tunxis Business Administration alumni, who have transferred to various institutions including CCSU, UCONN, Trinity College, University of Hartford, University of Saint Joseph and Quinnipiac University will share valuable insights to succeeding in the transfer process to a business degree program upon leaving Tunxis.

view video | 65 min

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Explaining the Trump Phenomenon

March 30th, 2016 No comments
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On March 29, 2016 Tunxis held a Panel Discussion titled “Explaining the Trump Phenomenon”. Dr. Fran Coan, Dr. Rafaele Fierro, Bob Brown and Andre Blaszcynski discuss what they perceive to be factors in the rise of Donald Trump as a viable candidate for the Republican nomination for the Presidency.

view video | 79 min

Diversity Panel Discussion 2016

March 29th, 2016 No comments
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As part of its International Week activities, Tunxis Community College offered a student panel on diversity and the College. Students fielded a series of questions presented to them by Professor of History & English Bob Brown. About thirty students attended the discussion. Student panelists were Brandi, Daniel, Leila, and Chris. Audience participants were Nora , Sara, Seth, and Edit.

view video | 62 min

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Open Educational Resources: Faculty Showcase-Tunxis Community College

March 24th, 2016 No comments
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On March 10, 2016 the “Going Open Committee” headed by Diane Reale held a Faculty Showcase. Featured speakers were Kevin Corcoran, Steve Ersinghaus, Deb Hickox and Rachel Hyland. Our Research Guide on O.E.R. is constantly being updated.

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#Black Lives Matter: The Making of a Movement

February 29th, 2016 No comments
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On February 17, 2016, the Students of Color Alliance, the Tunxis Business Club, and the Humanities Department of Tunxis Community College co-sponsored an important panel discussion: “BlackLivesMatter: The Making of a Movement”. The event was designed to spark meaningful conversations about the history of black media, the power of social media in the 21st century, and the quality of black lives in America in 2016. The event was moderated by Kerry L. Beckford, M.F.A., Instructor of English, Tunxis Community College and Co-Advisor, Students of Color Alliance.
Guest speakers: Anita Ford Saunders, APR, Director of Marketing Communications, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut–Beatrice Fevry, Chief Executive Officer, Bella Hispaniola Enterprises LLC, Southington, CT

view video | 66 min

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Tunxis Foundation Economic Conference 2015

December 23rd, 2015 No comments
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On November 12, Tunxis Community College Foundation held its annual Economic Conference at the Farmington Marriott. This breakfast featured George Bodenheimer, former president and executive chairman of ESPN and a prominent speaker on business-related topics.

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The Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire

December 16th, 2015 No comments
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On October 3, 2015, we celebrated the first ever Greater Hartford Mini Maker Faire, which brought out over 1,500 attendees to the Tunxis campus! This was a family-friendly celebration of invention and creativity is open to people of all ages who are interested in creating, making, building, innovating, tinkering, hacking, engineering, designing or connecting. Maker Faires serve as hands-on events that showcase projects other makers have worked on, while sharing new forms of innovation and experimentation across a range of disciplines. Thanks to Mo2 for the music licensed through Creative Commons.

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