Kittrell Supports Optimist Club Fundraiser

KI_xmastreesSeven Kittrell Job Corps Center students assisted the Optimist Club with its Christmas Tree Fundraiser on Nov. 18.

They unloaded 380 Christmas trees, which were organized and set up the Christmas tree lot at a local Wendy’s. Funds from the sale of the trees will be used […]

Woodland Hosts the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Development Board

WL_dllr Advanced Culinary students with Kelly M. Schulz, Maryland Secretary for the Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulations.

Woodland Job Corps Center Director Norman Turner presented before the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) this week, amid a team of intrepid Woodland caterers.

Mr. Turner talked to the […]

Grafton Student Prepares to Make the World a Better Place

GR_matthewutterGrafton Job Corps Center student Matthew Utter, an Advanced Human Service Worker (HSW) student, has a long-term goal of becoming a Social Worker and helping youth relocate to better homes and survive in the “real world”.

“My experience in HSW at Grafton Job Corps has been a […]

Glenmont Spreads Holiday Cheer

GL_xmascardsGlenmont Job Corps Center students shared some very special Christmas cards this year.

The mission was to let the children at Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center and the adults at Albany County Nursing Home know that they are not forgotten during the Holiday Season. […]

Glenmont Construction Student Joins Army

GL_jennareyesThe Glenmont Job Corps Center had the privilege to witness Facility Maintenance student Jenna Reyes be sworn in to the U.S. Army on Nov. 27.

Jenna has been a student since August 2016. In her time here, she has made tremendous gains worth recognizing. She obtained her Penn […]

Glenmont Celebrates Solar with Congressman Tonko

GL_tonkospeech Glenmont Job Corps Center students enrolled in the Advanced Training Solar program The conference focused on new technologies, policies and regulations in solar energy.

Joanne Coons, the students’ instructor at Hudson Valley Community College and leader of the Capital Region section of the NYSES, helped arrange for […]

Grafton Students Meet Governor

GR_govbaker Pictured left to right: Gov. Charlie Baker, students Mercedes Merced, and An Tran and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito.

Two Grafton Job Corps Centers had the honor of meeting with Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker, as he delivered the keynote address at the 142nd Annual Worcester Regional Chamber of […]

Woodland Helps Out the Washington Redskins

WL_redskinsFor the past four seasons, Woodland Job Corps Center has supported the Washington Redskins by working at FedEx Field with Crown Foods.

This has been a great opportunity for students to earn income and, most importantly, for them to gain necessary work experience such as satisfying customer’s needs, hands […]

Glenmont Medical Graduate Secures Job at Triborough Medical Center

GL_akelinewmanGlenmont Job Corps Center graduate Akeli Newman has landed a job at Triborough Medical Center.

Having completed her Medical Administrative Assistant Certification, Akeli is leaving Glenmont to work as a full-time Medical Administrative Assistant at $13/hour. She secured the position, while on home work-based learning.

“I will have my […]

Glenmont Student Sworn into Army

GL_nickburgessGlenmont Job Corps student graduate Nick Burgess was sworn into the U.S. Army last week.

Nick came to Glenmont without much direction but found his place in the Automobile Technology Trade. He completed his TASC Diploma, obtained his driver’s license and earned many certifications during his nine […]