Tunxis Community College will hold its 47th commencement today at 6 p.m. at Central Connecticut State University’s Welte Hall Auditorium in New Britain.
More than 460 students from the Farmington school are expected to receive associate degrees and certificates.
Valedictorian of the Class of 2018 is Danielle Dalena of Unionville, who will receive an Associate in Science degree in liberal arts and sciences.
The salutatorian is Arielle Pease of Bristol, who will receive an Associate in Science degree in visual fine arts.
Both will give speeches at graduation.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Mark Ojakian, president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, will address students at the ceremony.
From fine arts, business, health, and technology to liberal arts and sciences programs, Tunxis offers over 60 associate degrees and certificates.
More than 6,000 students enroll in credit and continuing education programs at Tunxis each semester.
For more information, visit www.tunxis.edu .