Xerox to Offer Vocational Training to Disadvantaged Students
Press release from the issuing company
NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2001 -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and the State University of New York's Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) in Manhattan are working together to provide vocational training classes to disadvantaged students. Under this initiative, Xerox is supplying Xerox DocuTech Production Publishers-which print, copy and bind documents to the EOC's document center at Manhattan Community College to serve the college's document management needs.
As part of the contract, Xerox has an employee on site to run the EOC document center and serve as a trainer for the Xerox DocuTech program offered at the EOC. Students in the EOC's Xerox DocuTech program help run the document center. Xerox also has committed to interview graduates of the program for potential employment. Of the six graduates of the program to date, one has been hired and five others are in the interview process.
Students in the EOC's DocuTech program receive training in customer service, interpersonal skills and quality control, as well as instruction on how to operate the DocuTech 6135, which includes printing, scanning, graphic reproduction and book design services.
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