State of the Connecticut Economy by Scott Whipple

New Britain Herald

FARMINGTON — James Smith, chairman and CEO of Webster Bank, had a mixed message about the state’s economy Thursday at the Annual Economic Conference of Tunxis Community College Foundation. Speaking at the Farmington Club, Smith reviewed the current state of the Connecticut economy and gave his perspective on how to grow the state’s economy. Smith joined Webster in … Read more

2014 Economic Conference Sponsors

Tunxis Foundation Economic Conference Sponsors Platinum Sponsor – $5,000 Chuck Pagano Pratt & Whitney Stanley Black & Decker Webster Bank Gold Sponsor – $2,500 Barnes Group Brass Valley Clinton Roberts Foundation D’Amato Construction ebm-papst EDAC Technologies Corporation Follet Bookstore TRUMPF, Inc. Silver Sponsor – $1,000 Dr. Cathryn Addy David Brantner Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP … Read more

2014 Economic Conference Success!

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Today’s “What Connecticut Can Do to Begin Growing” 2014 Economic Conference was a success! A special thank you to James C. Smith and Herbert Browne IV for speaking to our guests comprising of student’s, sponsors, board members and community leaders. The Tunxis Community College Foundation prides itself in its 43rd year of service to the … Read more

2014 Economic Conference

You are Cordially Invited to Attend Tunxis Community College Foundation’s 2014 Economic Conference What Connecticut Can Do to Begin Growing Again Featuring James C. Smith, Chairman & CEO of Webster Bank October 9, 2014 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the Farmington Club View Sponsorship Opportunities

Foundation Awards Close to $50,000 to Students

Tunxis held its 31st annual Student Achievement Recognition Ceremony on May 22 to acknowledge the successes and efforts of its students. This year, the Foundation recognized over 50 students with scholarships totaling almost $50,000. Scholarship night is a special evening not only for the students who receive the scholarships, but also for the Foundation and … Read more

A History of Giving Comes Full Circle with Tunxis Student

Herbert Browne IV is an extraordinary student with a long family history at Tunxis Community College. His great-grandmother, the late Sophia Naaman-Browne, was one of the founders of Tunxis Community College. The Hartford Courant reported she was the first African American woman to sit on the Board of Education. His great-grandmother and great-grandfather, the late … Read more

2014 Economic Conference in Review

Tunxis Community College Foundation held its annual Economic Conference fundraising breakfast on October 9 at the Farmington Club. The breakfast, which raised over $50,000 to benefit Tunxis students, was made possible through the Foundation’s generous donors, including lead sponsors Stanley Black & Decker, Pratt & Whitney and Webster Bank. The keynote speaker, James C. Smith, … Read more