Gary Stacks Up Volunteerism at San Marcos Public Library

GA_libraryFor 20 years, Gary Job Corps Center has assisted with the biannual library book sale for San Marcos Public Library.

This event is sponsored by “Friends of the Library” to raise money for library needs. The students helped sell more than 4,000 used books and 3,000 DVDs […]

Exeter Claims Prize at Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

EX_tasteofriExeter Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary students received the “Best of the Taste of Southern Rhode Island” award from the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce.

The students competed with 42 New England restaurants on October 18, pitting their pastries against the best of the area before an attendance […]

Treasure Island Students Cements His Success

TI_gionnipriceTreasure Island Job Corps Center Cement Masonry student Gionni Price has accomplished many things since he came to the Center.

Within a week in his trade, he obtained his OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 certification and managed to pass his Test of Adult Basic Education on the first try. […]

New Hampshire Grooms Back in Saddle Equine Therapy Center for Service

NH_horsesFour New Hampshire Job Corps Center students turned their Friday into “Saddle-day” when they volunteered their time and love for animals at Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center in Henniker, NH.

April is the month when hoses start shedding their winter coats so the facility […]

New Hampshire Student Shines through NHTI, Concord’s Community College Enrollment

NH_sapphirebarrowsNew Hampshire Job Corps Center student Sapphire Barrows has completed the Homeland Security trade and enrolled into NHTI, Concord’s Community College. Her enrollment is part of the Center’s Advanced Training program.

She was so excited that she wanted to share her journey thus far.

“Here it is! I am […]

Keystone Rides High on Community Service

KS_EOSKeystone Job Corps Center students returned to the EOS Therapeutic Center to assist children with mental and emotional disabilities.

Students assist the participants in activities that expand their awareness and involvement. These activities include shooting a basketball while on horseback and other games that motivate participants and […]

Grafton “Corpsmember of the Year” joins Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy

GR_levi with testerGrafton Job Corps Center Advanced Human Service Worker (HSW) graduate Levi White has never stopped climbing toward success.

Levi started his journey in Colorado Springs, CO, where he worked to break away from the negative influences of his youth, including an unlawful family business. He […]

Glenmont Takes a Test Drive of Hudson Valley Community College

GL_hvccauto2Glenmont Job Corps Center Automotive students visited Hudson Valley Community College’s annual open house to learn about the college’s programs.

Students started with a tour of the Williams Hall automotive classrooms and labs. They checked out the engines class, electrical lab and the welding and fabrication classrooms. […]

Atterbury Students Read All About It

AT_5starreadAtterbury Job Corps Center students participated in a 5-star reading challenge.

Students were encouraged to read a short book or novel of their choice and then complete a packet of comprehensive activities related to their reading. One of the activities included making a fictional Facebook page for […]

Cascades Connects with Microsoft

CA_microsoftvisitCascades Job Corps College & Career Academy’s IT students hooked up with Microsoft this month.

Ten students visited Microsoft’s Visitor’s Center and store at the company’s main campus in Redmond, WA. They tested their skills with some new Microsoft games and learned a bit more about Microsoft’s […]