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Pittsburgh Job Corps Student Success

Name:  Magann G Age:  22 Hometown:  Richmond, VA Education:  completed high school in Richmond, VA and entered into the off center training program (college program).   College concentration:  Graphic design with a 3.2 GPA and  will complete the Associates Degree in...

Pittsburgh Completers Find Career Path Success

Here are success stories from seven completers at the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center: Kuljit K. completed the off center training program in Phlebotomy and was accepted into the college nursing program at the Community College of Allegheny County. London W. completed her...

Pittsburgh Grad at Work

Fernando Q. is a graduate from the OCT program(off center training program at the community college). While here, he was studying Criminal Justice. Now Fernando is working at Gateway Rehab in Braddock where he works in corrections as a Staff Monitor for Inmate...

Pittsburgh Completer Finds Work at UPMC

Talika J. completed the NAHHA (Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide)  program May 2011. She then went on to pass her state certification test to become a C.N.A. within the next 30 days. She returned to Maryland after her separation and showed her commitment to using her...

Pittsburgh Student Success Story

I felt this success story was appropriate because it demonstrates the need to remain in contact with your CTS Career Advisor.  Student Benyamin J. is a Facilities Maintenance completer that lost contact with me and would not respond to my calls nor mail.  One day out...

Pittsburgh Job Corps Supports Cancer Awareness

Beads and ribbons and wire make beautiful bracelets, especially when they signify the Colors of Hope for cancer.  Students on the advisory board of the Women’s Program at the Pittsburgh Job Corps spent several nights making bracelets and talking about cancer victims...

Pittsburgh Recognized for Mentoring Program

The Pittsburgh Job Corps mentoring program has been chosen as an Excellence in Mentoring Honoree.  Recognition will be given at the 2011 Magic of Mentoring Recognition Event on Wednesday, November 2, 2011.  Colleen Fedor, Executive Director of the Mentoring...

Pittsburgh Understands The Irish Heritage

 If you are not of Irish descent, you soon want to be when the Irish Festival is held in Pittsburgh.  This was the 21st. year for the event which occurred Sept. 9-11, 2011.  It was the fourth year that PJCC students were involved behind the scenes.   Ten culinary arts...

Pittsburgh Student Poets Define Success

Pittsburgh Job Corps Center celebrated Student Success on August 30, 2011.  The following poems were written and read by students during the ceremony. I Shall Succeed By Tanisha Jean    Succeeding is my only option I will not let any situation stop me from reaching...