Gadsden SGA Hosts Back to School Book Bag Drive

ga_bookbagsThe Gadsden Job Corps Center’s Student Government Association (SGA) has concluded its Back to School Book Bag Drive. Students were encouraged to donate school supplies (paper, pencils, pens, notebooks, etc.) for local elementary school children. By the time the drive was complete, Gadsden was able to donate enough […]

Representative Ford Visits Gadsden

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Alabama House of Representative Craig Ford toured the Gadsden Job Corps Center on Sept. 13. Rep. Ford visited various areas on the campus, including spaces for administration, classrooms and career technical training. He said he was so impressed […]

Exeter Spreads Hope Through Art

ex_fatimaThe Exeter Job Corps Center’s Women’s Committee hosted a card-making event for Fatima, a local 7-year-old girl that was diagnosed with cancer.  The Women’s Committee convinced 25 students to make artwork, letters and cards of endearment for this strong girl. Students worked together to write inspirations quotes, stories […]

Glenmont Students Shadow Auto Technology

gl_shadowingStudents in the Glenmont Job Corps Center’s Career Preparation Period have the opportunity to shadow in the technical programs that they are interested in . Isabele Stalker, Alonzo McCall, Stehphon Thomas, and Darren Rosa chose to shadow in the Auto Technology program.  They experienced what it was like […]

Joliet Hosts Lively Awards Assembly

jo_awards92016The Joliet Job Corps Center’s Counseling Department hosted the monthly awards show on Sept. 8, and chose to focus the event on educational diversity.

Dancing and acting were showcased in between awards for student achievement in Academics, Trade, Career Preparation Period, Career Transition Readiness and Social Development. Among […]

New Hampshire Job Corps Center Celebrates First Anniversary

nh_anniversaryThe Student Government Association celebrated New Hampshire Job Corps Center’s one-year anniversary on September 14 by handing out candy lifesavers and a card that read “You’re our lifesaver” to each and every staff member.

It’s hard to believe that this time last year the Center was just […]

Culinary Sharpens Techniques with ACF

ti_acfsfThe Treasure Island Job Corps Center Chef and several students in the Advanced Culinary Program participated in a culinary class sponsored by the American Culinary Federation (ACF-SF)  and Perfect Edge Knife in San Mateo on Sept. 10.

The class covered knife care and new techniques of knife sharpening.  […]

Treasure Island Rocks the Vote

ti_rockthevoteSan Francisco Department of Election officials visited the Treasure Island Job Corps Center to help students and staff “Rock the Vote.” The Student Government Association co-sponsored the event and treated students to a free concert and pizza to encourage their civic efforts.

Students registered to vote with the election […]

Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s New Intern

ti_ashacaldwellTreasure Island Job Corps Center student Asha Caldwell has been selected for one of the Center’s most prestigious off-Center Work-Based Learning assignments: interning for U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee.

Asha has excelled at the Center, completing 67 percent of her Office Administration training and obtaining her HiSET certificate. So […]

Red Rock Welcomes Washington DC OA

rr_dcoaThe Red Rock Job Corps Center hosted a tour for Outreach and Admissions staff from the Washington D.C. office on September 15. Red Rock Center Outreach and Admissions/Career Preparation Program Coordinator Abigail Turetsky (left) led Washington D.C. OA staff, Martia Huff and Michael Cherry, around the Center and […]