Treasure Island Celebrates Yerba Buena Island Habitat Day

ti_ybihabitatdayTreasure Island Job Corps Center students from all trades spent a day learning about their island’s history and ecosystem.

Peter Brastow, Senior Biodiversity Coordinator of the San Francisco Department of the Environment, served as the Center’s guide. Mr. Brastow began the four-hour lesson with a presentation on the natural […]

Kittrell Enlists Recruiters for Military Fair

ki_militaryfairThe Kittrell Job Corps Center hosted a Military Fair on Nov. 15.

Students met with military recruiters and received information on military careers, education information, enlistment and salary. They even had the chance to do some military workouts.

The event helped demonstrate the many types of occupations students can […]

Kittrell Hosts Fall Festival

ki_fallfestThe Kittrell Job Corps Center held its Fall Festival on Nov. 21.

Kittrell staff mentors, affectionately referred to as Big Dawgs after Kittrell’s bulldog mascot, met with their students to encourage them through various fall-related games and activities, including Thanksgiving Jeopardy, Connect 4, a three-legged race, trivia and […]

Kittrell Spreads Early Holiday Cheer

ki_xmastreesKittrell Job Corps Center students and volunteered to assist the Henderson Optimist Club with its Christmas Tree Fundraiser on November 19.

They unloaded 420 Christmas Trees from a transfer truck and organized them to be sold. All funds will benefit local youth programs, especially during the holiday season.

City […]

Kittrell Hosts Women’s Unity Day

ki_womunityday2016The Kittrell Job Corps Center held its Women’s Unity Day program on November 17.

Melissa Elliott, City Councilwoman and Founder of Gang Free Inc., facilitated workshops on bullying and domestic violence, with assistance from Kittrell’s Youth 2 Youth Ambassadors. Several students shared their experiences with being bullied. […]

Joliet Participates in Great American Smokeout

jo_smokeout2016Joliet Job Corps Center students joined people across the nation in participating in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16. The event has a long history of raising awareness of cancer and the risks of the use of tobacco.

Trainee Employment Assistant Program (TEAP) Specialist […]

Glenmont Airs Live On WGBB

gl_radioshowGlenmont Job Corps Center student Shawn Temple participated in a live WGBB radio show in Queens, NY on Nov. 16.

Shawn was chosen to participate on the Chapters Rap radio program, along with students from the Oneonta, Delaware Valley, and Cassadaga Job Corps Centers. He used his […]

Glenmont Graduate Shares Success Story

gl_officerhuchGlenmont Job Corps Security students were recently visited by Glenmont alumni and New York State Corrections Officer Brett Huch.

Officer Huch graduated from Glenmont in September 2012. Since then he has worked hard to establish himself an excellent career in his field. He currently works as a New York State […]

Glenmont Student Joins Army

gl_brandonkrenzerSecurity student Brandon Krenzer graduated from the Glenmont Job Corps Center and was sworn into the U.S. Army in front of the whole student body on Nov. 16.

It was an up lifting moment for everyone in the room to see one of their own achieve this […]

Atterbury Greets Vice President-Elect

at_penceveterans“We love Job Corps!” This was how the Atterbury Job Corps Center Security students were greeted by Vice President-Elect Mike Pence during his visit to the Camp Atterbury military base.

Vice President-Elect Pence traveled to Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh, IN as part of his Veterans Day visits […]