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Graduation Ceremony 2014

May 30th, 2014 No comments
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Tunxis’s 43rd  Commencement Ceremony included speakers Senator Chris Murphy  and  President of the Board of Regents Gregory Gray.

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Jeff Borden at “Old School v. Digital” conference

May 22nd, 2014 No comments
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Dr. Jeff Borden is Vice President for Instruction and Academic Strategy at Pearson. He’s also a dynamic speaker, professor, researcher, comedian, trainer, and dad. Jeff recently spoke at the NorthEast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) annual  conference, testified before the U.S. Congress’ Education Committee, keynoted a 6,000 audience member conference in Asia, and presented in the New Media Consortium (NMC) Virtual Symposium for the Future.  With a diverse and rich background, Jeff comes to Tunxis knowing that very few people will spend their time, energy or money on a technology asset or application that doesn’t “get” them something meaningful in the end. For Jeff, technology should excite, save time, and provide meaningful assistance and experiences. He will talk about how to make technology work more effectively for you and your students.

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Hendree Milward: Five Fresh and Fruity Tools to Make Tech Fun Again

May 14th, 2014 No comments
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Old School v. Digital:  When was the last time your computer made you smile? Has it been long? Too long? These five tools will make your computing life easier, faster, and more fun. World- renowned computational relationship therapist Hendree Milward will return you and your device to the days of your unboxing video. Remember that feeling? Yes, the doctor of tech love will be in the house and he will be speaking binary.

 

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The Importance of Being Earnest (at Tunxis Stage)

May 13th, 2014 No comments
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Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy. Directed by George Sebastian-Coleman.  Cast and crew are as follows:

Samantha Byron, Marco Castaldi, Nathan Dionne, Paola Duque, Jack Geisselman, Diamond Keith, Janet Lam, Javon Lewis, Luis Marrero, Ryan Mennett, Sabrina Olivia Strom, Audra Torres, Justin Trapanese, Jacob Ulreich, Kayla Zantow

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Crisis in the Ukraine: A Panel Discussion

May 6th, 2014 No comments
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Tunxis Faculty and students attempted to gain insight on the Ukrainian crisis and the subsequent challenges facing Europe and the United States. Aspects of the crisis including the historical origins, the current geopolitical dynamics, and the possible end results were discussed.  Panelists included Bob Brown, Professor of History/English; Dr. Fran Coan, Professor of History (moderator); Dr. Rafaele Fierro, Assodate Professor of History; Andre Blaszczynski, Professor of Business/Economics; and Mark Milewski, Lecturer in Business.

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