Keystone Builds Ramp for Pennsylvania CareerLink

KS_rampKeystone Job Corps Center Cement studies pitched in to help the Pennsylvania CareerLink construct an accessibility ramp for its Hazleton office.

CareerLink Administrator Christine Jensen reached out to Keystone to request the students’ assistance. The project provided for a challenging experience for students. It involved cutting […]

New Hampshire Students Volunteer at Andres Institute of Art

NH_andresartNew Hampshire Job Corps Center students volunteered to work at Andres Institute of Art’s International Symposium on Cot. 6.

Students Kimberly Cole, Junisiah Clement, David Park and Calvin Butler were supporting three artists that were here from Costa Rica, Italy and Portland Maine.  Center staff provided lunch to […]

New Hampshire Promotes Community Service

NH_parkcleanupNew Hampshire Job Corps Center believes that volunteerism is an important aspect of career development, skills application, and business networking.

To introduce students to these concepts, each week the Career Preparation Period (CPP) Week 3 class volunteers its time to the City of Manchester. The classes have […]

Kittrell Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

KI_hispanic2017On September 21, Kittrell Job Corps Center kicked off its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

A Hispanic themed luncheon was prepared by the cafeteria staff and Culinary Arts students. A menu of arroz con pollo, pernil/ arrozy frijoies, papas rellenas/ tostones and fresh vegetables was provided. Staff and […]

Kittrell Advanced Training Students Focus on Doing Things Right

KI_hsw“Doing Things Right” is more than just a slogan for Kittrell Job Corps Center’s Advanced Human Services Worker Program students.

“Doing Things Right” is a peer-to-peer incentive program that gives positive reinforcement to those students making the “right” decisions. Advanced Human Services Worker (HSW) students are issued […]

Treasure Island Student Sees Success in Jamestown

TI_rogerweaver2Former Treasure Island Job Corps Center Certified Medical Assistant student Roger Weaver has found himself a home and career in upstate New York.

After completing CMA training in less than five months, Roger was accepted to an internship with St. Luke’s Medical Center in San Francisco. His dedication […]

Atterbury Office Students Learn 3D Printing

AT_3dprintingAtterbury Job Corps Center Office Administration students got their first glimpse of the upcoming skill — 3D printer operation and repair.

Kim Brand, 1st Maker Space/3D Parts, visited the Center to discuss his 3D printer operation & repair program. He explained some of the science behind the […]

Keystone Hosts Department of Homeland Security Inspector

KS_homelandsecurityFederal Inspector Russell Michel from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently visited Keystone Job Corps Center to speak to the Security students about the work he performs and employment opportunities in this job field.

Inspector Michel currently is assigned to Northeastern Pennsylvania. He provided students a description of […]

Glenmont Junior Chef Heads for Exeter

GL_javierrolonGlenmont Job Corps Center graduate Javier Rolon transferred on Sept. 27 to Advanced Training at Exeter Job Corps.

Javier enrolled at Glenmont in December 2016. During his time on center, he completed the Culinary Arts trade, gained his ServSafe Manager Certification and obtained his High School Diploma. He […]

Keystone Assists Hurricane Victims

KS_hurricanereliefKeystone Job Corps Center students and staff raised money to purchase 100 four-gallon water containers for hurricane victims.

The Center partnered with Glen Summit Water Company to purchase the containers at a greatly reduced price. The students collected at Hazleton Funfest, Butler Township Recycling Center and […]