Glenmont Volunteers with Sister Maureen Joyce Food Pantry

GL_thanksgivingGlenmont Job Corps Center students gave back to the community, as they volunteered at the Sister Maureen Joyce Food Pantry.

The Career Preparation Period students worked at the food pantry to assist in feeding Thanksgiving Dinner to more than 300 families. The students were excited and said they enjoyed […]

Glenmont Visits the Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

GL_anikavermanThree students visited U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Albany District Office on Nov. 16.

Students Destiny Johnson, Bane Newsome, and Student Government Association President Malik Nantong met with Albany Regional Assistant Anika Verma, who explained the role of a U.S. Senator and the committees that Senator Gillibrand sits on. […]

Kittrell Shifts Integrated Learning into Overdrive

KI_driversedKittrell Job Corps Center tried a different spin on integrated learning last month, combining Driver’s Education class with that of the Certified Nursing Assistant students.

A recent lesson allowed students to get behind the wheel on the Driving Simulator to practice safe defensive driving techniques. If any […]

Kittrell Supports Veterans at Golden Corral

KI_goldencorralKittrell Job Corps Center Security students assisted the Henderson Golden Corral with its Veterans Appreciation Dinner honoring veterans on Nov 13.

Brittany Bowens, DeVantai Brown, Sharriyana Wilson, Tomas Hernandez, Elijahuan Dabney, Andrew Prather and Kara Steck worked alongside members of the Henderson Boys & Girls Club and Northern […]

Glenmont Security Student Emphasizes Discipline

GL_cortezhunter“I like the discipline, structure and routine here.” said Glenmont Job Corps Center Security student Corporal Cortez Hunter. “I was lacking that and I was wanting it.”

Cpl. Hunter was chosen as Student of the Week by Security Instructor Eric Garvansites. He commented, “Cpl. Hunter has shown […]

Glenmont Electric Transfer Offers Advice

GL_eriedormGlenmont Job Corps Center student Hannah Lowrance, a Photovoltaic Advanced Training transfer from Puerto Rico Job Corps Center, delivered a presentation on goal-setting.

She wanted to help her peers understand how to track goal achievement. Hannah put together a slide presentation on how she set goals and […]

Keystone Hosts Military Check Presentation

KS_checkpresentationDuring Keystone Job Corps Center’s recent Awards Assembly, US Army enlistees received their symbolic checks for the educational benefits they are eligible for once they complete their commitment to the armed services.

Under the Montgomery GI Program, these enlistees will have available to them more than $65,000 in […]

Keystone SGA Sworn in By District Magistrate

KS_sgaodonnellLuzerne County District Magistrate Daniel O’Donnell joined the new Keystone Job Corps Center Student Government Association (SGA) for its swearing-in ceremony.

The program began with Center Director Kelly King congratulating the SGA and dormitory officers, which was followed by her remarks on leadership and the “it” factor which […]

New Hampshire Spends Time With Senator Shaheen, State Workforce

NH_shaheenov2New Hampshire students met with a cornucopia of state leaders this turkey season.

Mr. Koheil joined U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen at her Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, which was held in the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord. Mr. Koheil participated in a panel on workforce development strategies. […]

Grafton Hosts Native American Powwow

GR_powwowGrafton Job Corps Center traveled back to its roots on Nov. 16, with a Native American powwow led by Grafton’s own Larry “Spotted Crow” Mann.

Mr. Mann is a member of the Nipmuc tribe, which once lived on the land where Grafton is built. Four generations of […]