Glenmont Embraces Pi Day

GL_piGlenmont Job Corps Center students celebrated Pi Day in a variety of math-related ways.

Students used multicolored beads and wire bracelets to create the numbers that make up Pi. The mathematical constant is most commonly written as 3.14159265359 and used heavily in geometrical equations.

After mastering the numbers involved […]

Glenmont Meets Albany County Legislator Norma Chapman

GL_chapmanGlenmont Job Corps Center students visited the Frank Chapman Memorial Institute to meet with Albany County Legislator Norma Chapman.

Chapman spoke with students about the voting process and how elected officials get nominated to run for office. All students who attended the event volunteered to help others […]

Glenmont Students Attend Hudson Valley College Manufacturing Bootcamp

GL_bootcampGlenmont Job Corps Center students drafted new career opportunities thanks to their participation in the Hudson Valley Community College’s Manufacturing Bootcamp.

Students spent 2 weeks learning about basic manufacturing, computer-aided drafting and 3D printers. They each received college certifications and had the chance to network with employers during […]

Adams Job Corps Centers Share Youth 2 Youth With Community

AT_y2y GL_y2yMultiple Adams’ Job Corps Centers made this year’s Youth 2 Youth Week a community event.

Glenmont visited the Berne Knox Middle School (pictured right) to discuss bullying and create Compliment Cards, so each student could share […]

Glenmont Meets Mayor Kathy Sheehan

GL_mayorsheehanGlenmont Job Corps Center’s recent volunteerism brought them face-to-face with someone who has a special appreciation for community service, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan.

Students Destiny Maddox and Kayla Heslop met the mayor while participating in Albany’s Stop the Violence Rally. Along with other Glenmont students, Destiny and […]

Glenmont Grad Joins Rivers Casino

GL_anthonyzGlenmont Job Corps Center Culinary Arts graduate, Anthony Zeigler, left Glenmont on January 26 with a Full-Time Job Trade Match at Rivers Casino in Schenectady.

Anthony started at the restaurant, Flipt, the following week. He is making $13.00 an hour and continues to advance in his role towards […]

Glenmont Visits DePaul Chevrolet

GL_depaulachev2Glenmont Job Corps Center students visited DePaul Chevrolet, a large, local Chevrolet dealership in Albany, NY on April 17.

De Paula is well known in the Capital District and has partnered with Glenmont in the past, offering Work-Based Learning opportunities to our students. DePaula provided students a glimpse into […]

Glenmont Celebrates Spring Graduation

GL_graduation418Approximately 42 Glenmont Job Corps Center graduates walked the stage to receive their diplomas on April 20.

Students received encouraging words from guest speaker, Rodney Smith of Albany County Affirmative Action. Graduate Jessica Santos also spoke to her classmates about making a difference […]

Glenmont Builds Up Literary Appetite

GL_booktastingGlenmont Job Corps Center’s Reading I students “sampled” some wordy treats in the literal sense.

As part of Glenmont’s first Book-Tasting event, the Reading 1 class was set up to resemble a fancy cafe that included placements, doilies, plates, silverware and flower centerpieces. Four books were distributed […]

Glenmont Students Takes Dance From Street to Studio

GL_danceGlenmont Job Corps Center’s Student Government Association Sargent at Arms Courtney McCullough has started a Dance Club!

The Dance Club will meet three times a week and is open to all students on Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays at 6:30 PM in the Recreation Center.

Courtney learned to street dance […]