Treasure Island Pumps Life into Blood Drive

TI_blooddriveTreasure Island Job Corps Center hosted a blood drive with the aid of Certified Medical Assistant students. One of these students, Blanca Cruz Torres, was excited to talk about the experience.

“There are many details behind a Blood Drive which are not seen by the donors, […]

Grafton Ladies Get Inspired by State Representative Hannah Kane

GR_repkane2Students from Grafton Job Corps Center attended the Blackstone Valley Chamber Women’s Success Network event, where they heard a very compelling speech from Massachusetts State Representative Hannah Kane.

Rep’  spoke about encouraging more women to run for local and state government positions. Sharing world statistics, Iceland […]

Glenmont Trip to Saratoga Auto Museum Revs Up Trade Excitement

GL_automuseumTwenty-two Glenmont Job Corps Center Auto trade students participated in a field trip to Saratoga Auto Museum.

The museum staff were generous to allow the students to tour the museum with no charge. Students enjoyed a show of classic and historic vehicles. Vehicle types included rare prototypes and […]

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 […]

Woodstock Tours Eaton Aerospace

WS_eatonaerospaceWoodstock Job Corps Center Construction and Engineering students took their training to new heights with a visit to the Eaton Aerospace work site in Beltsville.

Eaton Aerospace supplies components and systems for commercial and military aviation, military weapons, marine and off-road markets around the world. Its […]

Woodstock Grad Showcases Amtrak Career

WS_carloslogginsWoodstock Job Corps Center graduate Carlos Loggins rolled into the spotlight during the Youth Career Expo held at Charles Herbert Flowers High School.

Carlos (pictured 2nd from the left with Business & Community Liaison Rashein Gibbs, Maryland CTS Director Jennifer Beil, Panelist Tory Grifin and President of the Prince […]

Woodstock Cleans Up Patapsco Watershed

WS_watershedWoodstock Job Corps Center Landscaping students joined the Greater Patapsco Community Association for a community clean-up.

Students Lynwood Simmons, Marc Coble, Blaine Stacey and Dominique Mullen helped the Association gather more than 3,000 pounds of trash from the Patapsco Watershed. The area residents were very pleased with […]

Woodland Woos Prince George’s County Workforce Development Board

WL_waltersimmonsWoodland Job Corps Center’s Advanced Culinary students served up their super service for Philadelphia Regional Director Dr. Francis Cole and Walter Simmons, President/CEO of Employ Prince George’s and Executive Director of Prince George’s County Workforce Development Board.

Both gentlemen attended Woodland’s quarterly dinner at Cole’s Bistro. Dr. […]

Woodland Joints Maryland Workforce Forum

WL_towsonuniWoodland Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary students prepared the reception for the Maryland Workforce at Towson University.

The students were there with Center Director Norman Turner, who delivered a presentation on “Preparing Maryland’s Diverse Population to Enter the Workforce Pipeline” to 200 attendees. He discussed how Woodland is […]

Woodstock Meets NBA Star Sam Cassell

WS_samcassellWoodstock Job Corps Center’s Wildcats Basketball Team got to strut their hoop skills for Baltimore’s NBA legend Sam Cassell.

Mr. Cassell, assistant coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, former assistant coach of the Washington Wizards and former NBA player for multiple teams, met with the Woodstock […]