JOB CORPS NEWS

NEWS, STORIES AND UPDATES FROM JOB CORPS CENTERS NATIONWIDE

When Logan Wallace (Brick) started at Whitney M. Young Job Corps, he thought he knew what he wanted out of the program. “I wanted my license, I wanted my high school diploma,” Wallace said. “I really didn’t care for the trade, but my instructor, he got on that level...

Perkins Students honor fallen officers

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps students continue to make us proud by giving back to the community. On behalf of the staff, we want to send a big thank you to the Advanced Training Security students. They worked at the Mountain Arts Center and with the city of Prestonsburg...

Edison Job Corps is Fit 4 Life

Edison Job Corps had the pleasure of hosting Dan Marquardt, MTC CFO to our center on July 26, for our Fit for Life Olympics event. The Edison Job Corps Fit For Life event was a day of fun for staff and students to participate in team sports, games, and food, in an...

EDISON JOB CORPS GOES GREEN INITIATIVE

On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, New Jersey State Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak was Edison Job Corps Academy’s keynote speaker to commemorate the re-opening of its Solar Panel/Roofing Installation training program, which took place in the campus gymnasium.  Edison Job...

A Wise Man

After high school, Bryant Pines tried community college but it wasn't quite the right fit for his next chapter. Then he realized Job Corps could be the right place at the right time and it didn't take long for his hunch to be proven correct!! After completing the...

Charleston Job Corps Alumni Graduate

Bryan Wurster joined Charleston Job Corps in an effort to find employment. He attended BridgeValley Community and Technical College after high school while still working full-time at the Mardi Gras Casino. He was aware that he needed specific skills, but he didn't...

Talk to yourself like someone you LOVE …

Our Business Community Liason Dept. (BCL)  will be "Highlighting" our Security Dept. staff one by one.  Encouraging them to "stay humble, work hard, be kind and talk to themselves like someone they LOVE...Inspiring them to greater efforts, enthusiasm and creativity in...

2022 Muhlenberg JC Graduate

Meet William ‘Willie’ Colbroth. One of MJCC’s 2022 Graduates! Since William’s enrollment in the JC Program, he has received his high school diploma; completed not one but two trades and is working on a third; nominated and voted into the Student Government Association...

Joseph Tio-Payne ~ STUDENT SUCCESS

Joseph Tio-Payne started his career at Muhlenberg Job Corps in September of 2019. With multiple challenges in the height of COVID, Payne made the difficult decision in December of 2020 to put his Job Corps career on hold, as he could not continue participating in a...

Muhlenberg JC Health Trades Celebrate CNA Week

Muhlenberg Health Trade students and instructors received an invitation to Greenville Nursing & Rehabilitation Home to celebrate CNA (Certified Nursing Assistants) Week. Events kicked off on June 20 and students participated with both staff and residents...

Charleston Job Corps Freedom Festival

The Charleston Job Corps employees and students celebrate during the Freedom Festival in recognition of the center's decision to waive part of the Covid-19 requirements. The staff and students had a terrific chance to mingle during this celebration and simply enjoy...