Gadsden Culinary Students Cater Darden Rehabilitation Awards Luncheon

ga_dardenluncheonThe Gadsden Job Corps Center Culinary Arts Department had the privilege of hosting and serving the Darden Rehabilitation Foundation’s Annual Awards Luncheon.

Eighteen Culinary Arts students served more than 175 guests at the event, including Darden Rehabilitation staff, the Foundation’s Board of Directors and distinguished guests. Lynn Curry, […]

Gadsden Hosts Unity Day

ga_unitydayStudents and staff at the Gadsden Job Corps Center celebrated Unity Day and Anti-Bullying Month on Oct. 19.

Throughout the day, Center Youth 2 Youth volunteers held activities such bullying testimonials, presentations by students, and other activities designed to outline the effects of bullying. Y2Y Ambassador Nigelia Moody […]

Kittrell Raises Breast Cancer Awareness

ki_balloonreleaseThe Kittrell Job Corps Center hosted a Balloon Release Ceremony on Oct. 17 to honor those affected by breast cancer. Pink balloons were sent flying into the sky to raise breast cancer awareness and acknowledge the survivors and the people who have lost their lives to […]

New Hampshire Appoints New Student Ambassadors

nh_cppambassadorsThe New Hampshire Job Corps Center has announced its new Career Preparation Period (CPP) Student Ambassadors — Andrew Leas, Holly Masse, Giovanni Korkso and Joumarie Munoz.

CPP Student Ambassadors help new students adjust to life on Center through student-led PowerPoint presentations and icebreaker activities. This gives the […]

Shriver Holds Final 2016 Graduation

sh_grad062016The Shriver Job Corps Center hosted its final graduation ceremony for 2016 on Oct. 14. Participants included 60 students who completed the program between the months of April and October.

Center Director Jennifer O’Neal greeted the graduates and guests with a warm and heartfelt speech. Her comments […]

Grafton Gets Pied

gr_pieinfaceThe Grafton Job Corps Center’s Student Government Association sponsored a fundraiser for the student body fund. Only it wasn’t your typical fundraiser.

For just $2, students could sign up to throw a whipped cream pie in the face of Center staff, teachers and student volunteers. Surprisingly, quite […]

Gadsden Students Secure Forklift Certification

ga_forkliftDarquise Pitts, Rodney Wilson and Artavuis Clark are the latest Gadsden Job Corps Center students to complete their Forklift Operation certification.

This training is provided through Darden Rehabilitation Foundation. It consists of formal instruction, practical demonstrations by the trainer, hands-on exercises and an evaluation of each student’s […]

Shriver’s Award-Winning Chili

sh_chiliThe Shriver Job Corps Center’s Culinary Students competed in the 11th Annual Chili Cook Off hosted by the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce and Devens Grill. The event was held on October 9 at the Devens Commons.

Despite the rainy weather, chili enthusiasts still showed up in […]

SLATE Helps St. Louis Welder Secure Big Job

sl_frederickwillaimsSt. Louis Job Corps graduate Frederick Williams is making $33 an hour doing road construction at night for corporate contracting company, PARIC.

Frederick recently completed the Building Union Diversity training program. The program is a partnership between St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer […]

St. Louis Mason Joins Local Union

sl_davidclaySt. Louis Job Corps Center graduate David Clay was hired into Western Waterproofing as part of his new union apprenticeship. David will make $15.56 dollars an hour.

He applied for the apprenticeship with Local 110 LiUNA after completing his Cement training.

Davis is very excited for this opportunity […]