Woodstock Joins Doni Glover Morning Show

ws_doniglovershowWoodstock Job Corps Center Director Tanisha Nixon, Business & Community Liaison Director Rashein Gibbs, and Certified Medical Assistant student Sean Gough joined the Doni Glover Morning Show on Radio One to promote the Center’s upcoming open house on November 17 and 18 .

Sean, a Baltimore native, shared his […]

Woodland Makes Monumental March

wl_mlky2yThe National Office of Job Corps’ Marcus Gray and Curtis Massey joined Woodland Job Corps Center students during Woodland’s trip to downtown Washington, D.C. More than 80 students and six staff headed to the Capitol to participate in a Youth 2 Youth Peace Walk and form […]

Woodland Hosts Congressional Staff Tour

wl_staffertourThe Woodland Job Corps Center hosted a student-led tour of the Center for Matthew Spikes, Congressional Staffer to U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, and two Ft. Meade High School Counselors, Donna Schneider and Dawn Collins.

Student Ambassador Parris Cheeves guided the group to visit trade classes, education classes and […]

Delaware Valley Grads Promote AmeriCorps

dv_americorpsThe seasons are changing and so are the plans for students at Delaware Valley Job Corps Center. One of the missions of Job Corps is to push students to their limits when it comes to learning. For recent graduates Jasmine Palermo (OA & Culinary Arts), Miana Addision […]

St. Louis Painter Grad Joins Union, Paints Hospital

st_marquisekingSt. Louis Job Corps Center’s Marquise King completed his Painting program and was hired full-time by TJ Wies, a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades . Marquise is making $15 an hour.

His latest project includes serving as a painter and taper on the […]

St. Louis Construction Grad Joins Forklift Operation, Pursues Recording Career

sl_lawrencejonesSt. Louis Job Corps Center’s Lawrence Jones, an Home Builders Institute Construction graduate, was hired on as a Forklift Operator for Volt Workforce Solutions and is currently working full-time at BioMerieux. He earns $12.50 per hour.

Lawrence is also a full-time student at Vatterott College’s ex’treme Institute […]

St. Louis, PepsiCo Aide Habitat for Humanity

sl_habitatpepsicoOne of PepsiCo’s Corporate Build Day teams reached out to the St. Louis Job Corps Center for help with the team’s first Habitat for Humanity community project.

Carpentry Instructor Mike Moore took six of his students (Antoine Simmons , Denzel Noel , Devin Clark , Elijah Altheimer, Kayla […]

Joliet Explores Joliet Junior College’s Culinary Arts Programs

jo_culinarycollegeThe Joliet Job Corps Center’s Culinary Arts students visited Joliet Junior College on Oct. 27 to see the work of Chef Michael McGreal and his students in the college’s culinary arts program.

Center students toured the department and sampled the menu at Saveur, the college student-run restaurant. They […]

Glenmont, SUNY Discuss “Stand Your Ground”

gl_standyourgroundThe Glenmont Job Corps Center partnership with the State University of New York Albany continues to encourage intelligent thought and expression.

To culminate this fall’s SUNY Think Tank on October 18, students presented arguments on the “Stand Your Ground” Laws to staff and students. A stand-your-ground law allows […]

Glenmont Auto Students Tour Armory Garage

gl_armorygarageGlenmont Job Corps Center Auto Technology students visited Armory Garage in Albany, NY on Oct. 14.

Armory HR Manager Megan Gigliotti offered the students and accompanying staff an extensive tour of the service garage, diesel garage, auto body shop and parts department. Armory staff briefed  students on the […]