Welcome to our blog page. Each Center publishes weekly posts to bring you the latest information and events happening at each of our Centers.


Keystone Welcomes Back Cameroon Graduate

Keystone Job Corps Center's most recent graduation speaker was Penyinema (Penny) Ngoushema, a Keystone graduate who provided a very thought provoking address. Penny explained how his decision to attend Keystone was one of the best decisions he has made after arriving in the United States from the Northwest Region of Cameroon, within the village of Babessi. The training he received here, which [...]

Keystone Performs Community Service Throughout Northeast PA

Keystone students have been busy assisting with community events throughout Northeaster Pennsylvania. The Center partners with many worthwhile organizations when they sponsor events, which will provide for the betterment of the residents of the region. Recently both the Material Handling and Culinary students provided assistance with the United Way of Greater Hazleton Kicks Off Luncheon. This campaign represented something very [...]

New Hampshire SGA Sworn in by State Senator Cavanaugh

New Hampshire State Senator Kevin Cavanaugh lent an extra air of gravitas to New Hampshire Job Corps' Student Government Association induction ceremony. Sen. Cavanaugh swore in the new members after the Center's Awards Ceremony this month. He discussed leadership and how "lucky the State of New Hampshire was to have a Job Corps finally serving the youth of the entire [...]

Atterbury Resurfaces Culinary Building Floor

Atterbury Job Corps Center Construction students have been cooking up a new look for the Culinary Building. Cement students have resurfaced the entire kitchen floor, which included removing the old vinyl floor so they could polish the concrete slab beneath. Heavy Equipment Operator students are grading a nearby hill and flower bed so heavy rain won't push water around the [...]

St. Louis Cleans Up City with Mayor

St. Louis Job Corps Center continues to build a strong foundation with St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson. Eighteen Construction students met with Mayor Krewson and Judge Jimmie Edwards, Director of Public Safety (pictured here with students), at the kickoff of the Better Family Life Clean Sweep event. Starting in June, students will be working with 5 major construction companies to [...]

Woodland Joints Maryland Workforce Forum

Woodland Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary students prepared the reception for the Maryland Workforce at Towson University. The students were there with Center Director Norman Turner, who delivered a presentation on "Preparing Maryland's Diverse Population to Enter the Workforce Pipeline" to 200 attendees. He discussed how Woodland is preparing an increasingly diverse student population to meet the demands of a 21st [...]

Treasure Island Caters for Taylor Swift Concert

Treasure Island Job Corps Center Culinary students got to experience their "Wildest Dreams" when they catered to a Taylor Swift concert at Levi Stadium. This is the first of many concerts T.I. Culinary will work as part of a new partnership with the stadium. Students staffed a variety of concession stands for the event, including serving fine dining and desserts [...]

New Hampshire Joins Experience NH in D.C.

New Hampshire Job Corps Center Culinary received a Capitol reception once more. Three Culinary students, Te'Von Williams, Ryan Silver and Olivia Ursini joined more than 40 New Hampshire businesses to showcase their skills for policymakers during Experience New Hampshire in Washington, D.C. Students presented their pecan diamonds and maple teacakes alongside displays from restaurants, tourist destinations and breweries. Before the [...]

IndyPendence Graduate Gets $40K Lincoln Tech Scholarship

IndyPendence Job Corps graduate Gideon Kim raked in the rewards with a nearly $40,000 ($39,000) scholarship from Lincoln Tech College in Indianapolis. Gideon graduated in May after earning his high school diploma and completing the Office Administration trade. Gideon says he loves working on cars and wants to design his own one day. He applied to Lincoln Tech to get [...]

Kittrell Graduate Heads for North Carolina A&T University

Kittrell Job Corps graduate Marnecia Best is headed for North Carolina A&T University after completing four semesters with Vance Granville Community College. Marnecia enrolled in Kittrell in March 2016 and completed the Medical Administrative Assistant trade and entered Vance Granville in January to study Early Childhood Development. She will begin A&T in August to continue her studies in the field. [...]

Kittrell Helps With Testing for Henderson Schools

Kittrell Job Corps Center students volunteered to assist the Henderson Middle and Eaton Johnson School with its End-of-Grade testing in May and June. They distributed test material and monitored to reduce classroom distractions during testing. “Your students provided outstanding service to Henderson Middle School as proctors for our End of Grade Tests. Thank them for their support and dedication to [...]

Kittrell Graduates Joins Army

Kittrell Job Corps Center Security and Protective Services Cadet Titus McCrimmon participated in the swearing in ceremony for the United States Army on May 16. He was assigned the position of 25 Bravo (Information Technology Specialist). This job is a highly technical job that will give him the skills to be successful in the IT sector, both military and civilian. [...]