Aetna Quantitative Center
The Aetna Quantitative Center (Q Center) administers Trinity’s Quantitative Literacy Requirement, including assessment, and offers peer tutoring for math-related courses, including calculus, statistics, economics, and college algebra. Faculty in the Q Center work closely with the Math Department to provide students additional guidance as they progress through their courses.
Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric
The Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric offers the Interdisciplinary Minor in Rhetoric, Writing, and Media Studies and writing courses taught by rhetoric and composition faculty, administers Trinity’s Writing Foundational Requirement, provides support services and special programs for students, faculty and the community as well as assesses and promotes writing at Trinity College. The Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric also houses the Writing Center where tutors help students perfect their writing skills.
Austin Arts Center
Trinity is home to a vibrant, arts community of talented faculty, students and visiting artists. The Austin Arts Center is the site of theater productions in the Goodwin Theater, art exhibits in the Widener Gallery, studio spaces and more. Our students and faculty in the arts departments at Trinity, as well as alumni and visiting artists, keep the Austin Arts Center busy throughout the year.
Blume Language and Culture Learning Center
The Blume Language and Culture Learning Center provides a convenient, dedicated space for language tutoring, teaching and learning, as well as serving as a central repository for language resources and pedagogical expertise.
Center for Academic and Experiential Advising
The Center for Academic and Experiential Advising enhances and supports the relationship between students and their faculty advisors by providing advising resources for faculty, and supporting students who require additional advising attention.
The Center for Caribbean Studies
The Center for Caribbean Studies explores and celebrates the distinctive Caribbean character of the city of Hartford and the influence of Caribbean civilization on contemporary cultures around the world. We conduct collaborative research and host cultural events and exchanges that build upon the region’s transnational connections and help our students develop as engaged global citizens.
Center for Entrepreneurship
Trinity College’s Center for Entrepreneurship provides any liberal arts major, not just those interested in business or start-ups, with the confidence and know-how to turn ideas into action. This is consistent with our forward-looking Trinity Plus curriculum, which boldly combines the liberal arts with co-curricular, experiential learning in preparing students for the future.
Center for Teaching and Learning
The Center for Teaching and Learning supports newly hired and untenured faculty in finding their own most effective approaches to teaching, and works with tenured faculty to identify and disseminate good teaching practices. The CTL staff sees effectiveness in teaching as an essential component of a fully-realized academic career that also embraces research and/or creative productivity, service to students and the College, and membership in a co-operative, vibrant, and supportive intellectual community.
Center for Hartford Engagement and Research
Center for Hartford Engagement and Research (CHER) strengthens educational partnerships between Hartford’s diverse communities and students, staff, and faculty at Trinity College, and evaluates campus-city relationships. CHER coordinates the work of the following five core programs: Community Learning Initiative, Liberal Arts Action Lab, Community Service and Community Engagement, Trinfo.Cafe, and HMTCA-Trinity Partnership
Center for Urban and Global Studies
The Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) is a research and teaching center that plays a critical role in advancing Trinity’s urban and global education on campus, in Hartford, and across the world.
Financial Research & Technology Center (FRTC)
Located in the 24-hour zone of the library, near the main entrance, the FRTC hosts 11 Bloomberg Professional workstations, the industry leader in providing real-time and historical data for business and finance news, analytical tools and research.
Interdisciplinary Science Center
The Interdisciplinary Science Center (ISC) is administered by the Science Advisory Board which consists of the science, math and engineering departments and program chairs, and the Dean of the Faculty. This group represents the ideals and aspirations of the scientific community at Trinity College and endeavors to perpetuate the highest standards of scientific research and academic scholarship. The ISC actively promotes the sciences on campus and throughout the greater Hartford community and beyond through a broad ranging collection of projects, programs and services
Liberal Arts Action Lab
The Liberal Arts Action Lab engages research teams of students and faculty from Capital Community College and Trinity College to investigate questions posed by Hartford partners and propose solutions.
Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life
The Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life was established at Trinity College in 1996 to advance knowledge and understanding of the varied roles that religious movements, institutions, and ideas play in the contemporary world; to explore challenges posed by religious pluralism and tensions between religious and secular values; and to examine the influence of religion on politics, civic culture, family life, gender roles, and other issues in the United States and elsewhere in the world.
Raether Library and Information Technology Center
The Information Services division is housed in the Raether LITC and includes the Library and Information Technology Services, and the Watkinson rare book collection.
Social Science Support at Trinity College
Several members of the Trinity community provide support to faculty and students on teaching, learning, and research in the social sciences.
Trinity Innovation Center
The Innovation Center, located on the third floor of One Constitution Plaza, houses programming for Trinity’s partnership with Infosys; a Digital Heath CT accelerator; as well as new innovation and entrepreneurship programming for our students.
Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies
The Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (TIIS) provides support for faculty as intellectuals: to exchange ideas, discuss books, critique each other’s works-in-progress, and invite scholars to campus to engage in ongoing discussions. TIIS was founded on the beliefs that many problems profit from being conceptualized in multiple ways, and that interdisciplinary dialogue will invigorate our sense of the many available dimensions of a given intellectual project.
Trinity Social Justice Initiative
The Trinity Social Justice (TSJI) fosters intellectual communities grounded in social justice.