This video is designed as a guide to help students transfer from a higher education school in the Connecticut State System to another college in the system. The actors are Isabel, John and Victor. Helen Lozada is the PTK advisor at Tunxis Community College.
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Three Tunxis Community College students and one faculty member grappled with questions and issues about campus diversity in a panel discussion conducted on February 26. Students Chelsea Armistead, Stephen Manning, and Abu Jameel participated with Bob Brown, Professor of History and English at the College. Audience members also participated in the lively and civil discussion.
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An organizer from Hands On Hartford and two guest speakers held a talk concerning homelessness in Founders Hall onFebruary 6, 2014. Hands On Hartford strengthens community in Hartford by responding faithfully to people in need through programs that change lives and renew human possibility.
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The Democracy Commitment is a national initiative providing a platform for the development and expansion of community college programs, projects and curricula aiming at engaging students in civic learning and democratic practice across the country. On Jan 28, 2014 State Rep. Mike Demicco spoke to students and faculty in room 6127.
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Conkerr Cancer is an organization that makes and distributes bright colorful pillowcases to children with life-threatening illnesses in or to brighten their stay in the hospital. December 6, 2013 marked the fourth year volunteers from the Tunxis community have gotten together to sew dozens of pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer.
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• Learn why some believe the international decrease in pirates is the cause of global warming.
• Find out how it may be possible that when scientists carbon date a fossil, an invisible force akin to spaghetti and meatballs is present,”changing the results with His Noodly Appendage.”
• Discover what role cosmic intoxication during the creation of the universe may have played in spawning many of the problems we face in life.
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Tibetan Medicine is a vast discipline that offers a distinctly Buddhist response to the theory and practice of the longstanding Ayurveda medical system of India. The inner philosophical and spiritual tradition in Tibet classifies Buddhist paths into the Way of Renunciation (Siitra), the Way of Transformation (Tantra), and the Way of Self-Liberation (Atiyoga or Dzogchen). By working with the standpoint of this threefold division. It is possible to gain key insights into the depths of Tibetan materia medica and medical care-and accordingly, see the benefits that current studies of this classical system are also revealing. Internationally recognized as a leading Tibetan medical practitioner and teacher. Dr. Phuntsog Wangmo discusses the integration of theory and application that makes her field one that is attracting attention from doctors, healers. academics, and laypeople globally. She presents clear findings that reveal the promise of this system as a complement to modem Western care, and also share her personal experience as a practitioner in the Buddhist Dzogcben lineage of her uncle, noted master and scholar ChOgyal Namkhai Norbu. In Dzogchen- traditionally, the perspective of enlightenment or the “view from above· – one recognizes one’s relative circumstance as a manifestation of the primordial state: a helpful point of departure for sustaining health.
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The Eighth Annual Art Poetry and Music Festival featured Connecticut Circuit poet Steve Straight and music by Tunxis professors Kevin O’Neil and John Timmons. The event was held on October 31, 2013 in Founders Hall.
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Mark Bertolini, Chairman, CEO and president of Aetna, Inc., was the keynote speaker at the Annual Economic Conference of Tunxis Community College Foundation on October 31, at Farmington Club in Farmington.
Bertolini spoke on “Reinventing Health Care,” as he shared his vision for the future of his industry in a post-Affordable Care Act world. He believes that all players in health care have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reorder our system to better fit the needs of consumers. Bertolini thinks our health care system must change – and how Aetna plans to lead this transformation. Proceeds from the fundraising breakfast will support student scholarships and special projects at Tunxis Community College.
More information about the Tunxis Foundation can be found at: tunxisfoundation.org
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On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Dr. Jennifer Cote, Assistant Professor of History at the University of St. Joseph, delivered a presentation at Tunxis on “Multicultural Roots in Connecticut History.” Dr. Cote described her talk as an effort to illuminate Connecticut’s multicultural past through a series of “snapshots.” Her presentation explored the lives of four people whose lives touched and were shaped by their experiences in Connecticut: a 17th century Indian sachem, a slave from the 18th century, a 19th century Chinese businessman who graduated from Yale, and a Puerto Rican community activist in Hartford during the 1960s and 1970s
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