Exeter Ambitions Soar High at Groton Army Base

EX_grotonExeter Job Corps Center ladies headed to the Connecticut National Guard’s Groton Army Base to meet with members of the 1109th TASMG.

The 1109th specializes in helicopter repair and is one of five places in the country where helicopters are stripped down for metal work. Students […]

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 […]

Exeter Drafts New Ideas through Student Centered Design

EX_scdExeter Job Corps Academy’s Student Centered Design Team continues to work hard to develop ideas to help students better acclimate, excel and succeed at Job Corps and their career.

The Team created prototypes based on discussions in the Ideation Lab in February. Members initiated six prototypes based […]

Exeter Tastes the Regions

EX_tasteofregionsExeter Job Corps Academy Advanced Culinary and Academic students joined forced for a “Taste of the Regions” collaboration event in March.

Each Academic student was tasked to research traditional food items from around the world. They presented their findings to the Culinary students who created menus with […]

Exeter Learns from Coast Guard Culinarians

EX_coastguardRecruiters from the U.S. Coast Guard visited Exeter Job Corps Academy to educate students on culinary positions available through service.

The Coast Guard offers the Culinary Specialist Program, something people do not usually consider when they think of the Coast Guard. The recruiters hoped to find […]

Exeter Secures Dooney Aviation Kickboxing

EX_kickboxingSeven Exeter Job Corps Center students put their hard work in play as they served as security for the Kickboxing Fights at Dooney Aviation in Westerly, RI.

Students Chris LeDoux, Mikal Madyun, Avery Colon Nance, Natalie Hunter, Joshua White and Eddie Cheatem were in charge of crowd […]

Exeter Visits Camp Fogarty

EX_HEATExeter Job Corps Center Security received some off-road experience during a visit to  to learn about National Guard training at Camp Fogarty in East Greenwich, RI.

They discussed the benefits of joining the National Guard while participating in several training stations. The highlight was the Humvee Egress Assistance […]

Exeter Meets with Senator Jack Reed and Governor Gina Raimondo

EX_govNot only did Exeter Job Corps Center Student Government Association (SGA) students meet with longtime Job Corps advocate, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Advanced Culinary students got some face time with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo.

Exeter delivered its traditional gingerbread house to the Rhode Island State House. […]

Exeter Caters for Rhode Island Hospitality Association Golf Classic

EX_hospitalityassocExeter Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary students scored a hole-in-one with their masterful menu for the Rhode Island Hospitality Association Golf Classic.

Students impressed guests at the Quidnessett Country Club with their spicy Asian noodles with shrimp and pork belly sliders; scallops, risotto rice and barbecue chicken […]

Cakes for a Cause: Exeter Makes Treats for Gloria Gemma Fundraiser

EX_gloriagemmaExeter Job Corps Center’s culinary creations warmed the hearts of attendees to the Gloria Gemma: Flames of Hope A Celebration of Life fundraising event.

Exeter students have lent their baking skills to Gloria Gemma’s cancer research fundraiser for 8 years and have raised almost $20,000 through […]