Trinfo Apprentice Program Garners SBC Grant
Trinfo Café will be
awarded a $10,000 grant from SBC Communications, in recognition of the
Trinfo Computer Technician Apprentice Program, on Thursday, October
16, at 3:30 p.m., with Interim President Borden Painter and Hartford
Mayor Eddie Perez, in attendance.
three years ago with the goal of exposing high school students to
careers in technology, the Computer Technician Apprentice Program
selects up to eight students per year from the Hartford Public and
Bulkeley High Schools and A.I. Prince Technical School.
begin with apprentices dismantling and refurbishing used
computers—which are later distributed to residents within a 15-square
block radius of the college—and gaining problem identification and
resolution skills. Trinfo apprentices also learn how to create,
troubleshoot, and administer computer networks, which includes
understanding network theory, wiring facilities, configuring network
hardware, and problem solving skills.
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