Shared articles and Articles written by Tunxis students.

For Democracy to Survive, It Requires Civic Engagement

Democracy and Higher Education

The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Public Health Approach to an Epidemic of Addiction

In anticipation of the opioid epidemic to be held by the CEI on February 28th, we thought it would be a good idea to post

The Case for Civic Learning in the Humanities at Community Colleges    

CEI Writer and Tunxis Student Paul hardy

Paul Hardy is a Tunxis student who has had a life-long interest in community and political issues ranging from poverty to incarceration to race relations.

How to Address Poverty in America

Oftentimes, discussions and debates about how to address the issue of poverty are one-dimensional and narrow without much space devoted to a comprehensive, multi-layered, cross-partisan

Connecticut's Election Map--2018  

Can a Divided America Heal?

This video is a 2016 Ted Talks presentation featuring Jonathan Haidt, American moral psychologist and Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University's Stern School

The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

This article appeared in The Atlantic in September 2015. The link is below. Please note that CEI postings of recommended scholarship is not to be

James Madison's Nightmare

The Civic Engagement Institute believes this is a very important article that students should read. Please click on the link below.

Faces of Homelessness Panel

The Faces of Homeless panel presented by the Community Outreach Club and Hands on Hartford. Hands on Hartford is an organization that helps homeless and

Tunxis Dental Hygeine Students Meet with Rep. Mike Demicco

Tunxis Dental Hygiene students met with Rep. Mike Demicco and Mary Boudreau, Exec. Dir. Of  the Connecticut Oral Health Initiative to discuss upcoming legislation about

Erin Stewart Announces Governors bid

New Britain mayor Erin Stewart is now running for governor of our state. She is coming to speak at Tunxis on April 26th to speak