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 […]

Atterbury Culinary Goes International

AT_mexicanstoreAtterbury Job Corps Center Culinary students visited Saraga International Grocery & Guanajuato’s Mexican Store shopping for a Cinco de Mayo menu

Students, Olivia Richard, Thomias Davis, Sebastian Robinson, Ashara Owens, Adrion Roberts, and Kenneth Murff explored and discovered specialty items for all sorts ethnic foods not seen in […]

Atterbury Carpentry Students Build Up Literary Skills

AT_shelves2Atterbury Job Corps Center Carpentry students put their creative energies to work this week through the creation of new book shelves for the Reading 3 classroom.

With the recent arrival of new reading study resources, the Reading 3 Instructor found herself in need of new shelves to hold […]

Atterbury ESL Students Excel

AT_eslAtterbury Job Corps Center’s English as a Second Language (ESL) class has much to celebrate!

Students Ange Ziraje and Mahm Hang Chan both completed their graduation requirements. Ange completed her high school diploma, completed her trade, gained her driver’s license and was accepted into college. Mahm completed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Atterbury Hosts Retired Army Sergeant for Women’s Month

AT_missyreeseAtterbury Job Corps Center brought a very special guest to celebrate Women’s History Month, retired Sgt. Shmiska “Missy” Reese.

Sgt. Reese served 22 years in the U.S. Army as a logistics specialist. She held a variety of leadership positions, including 1st Sgt., Platoon Sgt., instructor writer, Warrior […]

Atterbury Joins Mayor Joe Hogsett on Community Garden

AT_indianaplan3Atterbury Job Corps Center students joined Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indiana Plan for Equal Employment in a little spring cleaning at the Hovey Street Church of Christ.

Students picked up trash, raked leaves and pulled weeds in preparation for a community garden. Indiana Plan Executive Director Devon […]