Grafton Gears Up for Partnership with Blackstone Valley Education Hub

GR_politobvGrafton Job Corps Center proved its role as a “hub” of the community, supporting the Blackstone Valley Education Hub during its ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Grafton will work with the Education Hub on Advanced Manufacturing programs for its students. Culinary student Talia Velez prepared delicious desserts for the […]

Grafton Trains with Toastmasters

GR_toastmastersGrafton Job Corps Center is toasting to its new partnership with the Toastmasters organization.

Earlier this month, the Toastermasters’ Youth Leadership Program (YLP) began a five-part session that includes mini-workshops in vocal variation, body language and impromptu speaking, along with delivery of jokes, inspirational messages and […]

CNA Student Finds Success in Grafton HSW

GR_ethangottleibEthan Gottlieb is an Advanced Human Service Worker student at Grafton Job Corps Center. He recently shared some words on his experience.

“I completed [Certified Nursing Assistant] at Westover Job Corps and came to Grafton for the Human Service Worker (HSW) advanced trade. When volunteering for non-profits, […]

Grafton Helps Human Service Worker Student Step Out of Comfort Zone

GR_danielwrayDaniel Wray is an Advanced Human Service Worker student at Grafton Job Corps Center. He recently shared some words on his experiences with Job Corps.

“My experience in the Human Service Worker (HSW) advanced trade so far has been met with challenges that motivate me to […]

Grafton Hosts Lieutenant Governor at Graduation

GR_politoGrafton Job Corps Center proudly graduated 79 students from our nine trade programs on March 16.

The Keynote Speaker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, praised the graduates for their hard work. She expressed how important the trade education they just received is to themselves and the workforce She […]

Grafton Graduate Lands Job at Gary

GR_ejbath“Fearless. Determined. Advocate.” These are the words that Human Service Worker (HSW) Instructor Christine Baker used to describe Grafton Job Corps Center graduate EJ Bath, who has just accepted the position of Prime Shift Residential Advisor with Gary Job Corps Center in San Marcos, Texas.

As soon as […]

Grafton Reads Across America

GGR_readacrossrafton Job Corps Center participated in the nationwide Read Across America initiative, with a bit of a twist.

In past years, Grafton students would attend local elementary schools and libraries to read to younger students, but this year students decided to reach out to a different population […]

Grafton Hosts Police Lieutenant for Safety Presentation

GR_ltglennmccuneOn February 20th, Lt. Glenn McCune of Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine was the guest speaker for Grafton Job Corps Center’s presentation on campus safety.

Lt. McCune was trained through the Police Academy, has 36 years of experience, and a Master’s Degree in Psychology. He has […]

Grafton Student Interns at Edison Job Corps

GR_matthewpellegrinoIn advance of his trip to Edison Job Corps Center, where he will intern as a Recreation Specialist, Grafton Job Corps Center student Matthew Pellegrino had some words to say about his Job Corps experience.

“What I enjoy most about the Advanced Human Service Worker (HSW) program […]

Grafton Pitches in at University of Massachusetts Medical School

GR_umassGrafton Job Corps Center chose University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School in Worcester, MA, for its Martin Luther King Jr. Week community service project due to the long-term partnership between the two.

The project was conducted in the recycling section of the Medical School. Students Fartun Ahmed, […]