Melissa Lamar

Students at Tunxis Community College graduation.

FARMINGTON — Tunxis Community College held its 52nd Commencement Wednesday and Thursday, with ceremonies at Central Connecticut State University and on campus in Farmington, in the final commencement as an independent college before merging into CT State Community College in July.

More than 700 degrees and certificates were conferred to over 600 graduates, which includes graduates of continuing education health career training programs who were celebrated in a separate ceremony at Tunxis on Thursday.