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 […]

Exeter Culinary Visits Healey Farm

EX_healeyfarmExeter Job Corps Center was down on the farm this July.

The Center has established a Community Shared Agriculture program with local family owned Healey Farm to pick up 60 pounds of fresh produce weekly from July 6 through October. Culinary Arts students then incorporate the food […]

Exeter Is Talk of North Kingstown

EX_northkingstownExeter Job Corps Center’s Advanced Culinary skills were the star of the runway during the Taste of North Kingstown event in the Quonset Airport Hangar.

Students Andrew Hernandez, Ivette Lopez, Desiree Aiello, Yanina Rodrigues and Diante Larouche-Ledoux joined other local vendors showcasing their culinary creations. Exeter prepared […]

Exeter Celebrates Cultural Couture

EX_fashionExeter Job Corps Center students flaunted fashion from around the world during their Multicultural Awareness Fashion Show.

The show exhibited cultural dances and brightly colored clothing from Puerto Rico, Liberia, Greece, Thailand, St. Thomas, Brazil, Korea, India and more. Masters of Ceremony Javier Rolon and Jonothan Rodriguez […]

Exeter Spends Time with U.S. Senator Jack Reed

EX_reedExeter Job Corps Center students had the chance to meet some of Rhode Island’s prominent women leaders, alongside Job Corps Champion U.S. Senator Jack Reed (pictured here).

Students attended the “Nevertheless She Persisted: Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination” event on March 19 at the Providence […]