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Tunxis Community College Foundation raises funds to provide support for Tunxis students.
Through fundraising programs such as an annual Economic Conference, special events, mailings and community outreach, the Foundation raises funds to provide:
Scholarships: typically between $45,000-55,000 is awarded to Tunxis students annually
Support to service learning programs to expand students’ and faculty members’ academic experiences: recent trips included Tunxis students traveling to Belize to provide dental services and to Monument Valley, Utah to interview Hopi and Navajo Indian tribes
Student emergency aid
Arts and cultural programs
Equipment, furnishings and computers
Support to veterans returning to college after serving their country in the military.