Keystone Celebrates International Women’s Day and National Women’s History Month

KS_womenmonthKeystone Job Corps Center scheduled a variety of activities to recognize women’s contributions to U.S. history, as well as their ongoing contributions.

The acknowledgments actually began in February when the Center was visited by Job Corps’ communication associate, McNeely, Pigott & Fox (MPF). MPF interviewed several […]

Keystone Participates in Cardboard Derby

KS_sledKeystone Job Corps Center Construction students participated in the Rock 107 Cardboard Box Derby at Montage Mountain Ski Resort near Scranton, PA.

The event encourages participants to demonstrate their engineering and creativity in constructing a sleigh made only of cardboard, tape, glue and string. Keystone’s Material Handling […]

Keystone Heads to Hazleton Integration Project for Read Across America

KS_readtoleadThe Keystone Job Corps Center had a variety of activities both on- and off-Center in this year’s Read Across America or Reading to Lead event.

Things were launched on center with a walk down memory lane that requested all students and staff to remember their favorite childhood book. Everyone […]

Keystone Goes All Out for Groundhog Job Shadow Day

KS_groundhog4The Keystone Job Corps Center drew on the support of multiple community partners for its annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day experience.

The shadowing events started with a visit Scranton Regional Office of U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright. Students Taj-Shaneek Cuttino, Haroline Fernendez Cruz, and Telecia Williams observed the Congressman’s staff answering […]

Keystone Creates Tribute to Old Glory

KS_flag2Over the past few months the Keystone Job Corps Painting Trade, mentored by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Instructor Barry Williams, created a portrayal of the U.S. flag on a wall in the Cafeteria.

It has become the eye catching center piece of the dining room […]

Keystone Student Interns with CareerLink

KS_berthakasungaKeystone Job Corps Center Office Administration student Bertha Kasunga linked up with the local workforce to practice her skills.

Bertha conducted her WBL assignment with the Hazleton Office of PA CareerLink, where she immersed herself in a fast-paced office environment that emphasizes customer service. Bertha arrived in […]

Keystone Hosts Autumn 2018 Student Leadership Installation Ceremony

KS_sgaThe Keystone Job Corps Center recently hosted the Autumn 2018 Student Leadership installation ceremony for the newly elected student officers.

The program began with Student Government Association (SGA) President Angel Suriel Alvarez leading the attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Center Director Kelly King  […]

Keystone Culinary Hits the Spot at Taste of Hazleton

KS_tasteof2018When you hit the ball out of the park on your first time to the plate it is difficult to surpass that fete the next time up. However the Keystone Job Corps Center Culinary students  did just that, with another home run entry at the Annual Tastes […]

Keystone Brings Some Flash to Philadelphia

KS_flashmob2The talents of Job Corps students from throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region were proudly displayed during a spontaneous Flash Mob held at the Dillworth Plaza in Center City Philadelphia.

Right next to the venerable City Hall with William Penn watching down from his perch, students from the Keystone, […]

Keystone Joins with Delaware Valley and Rock to Showcase Youth 2 Youth

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Keystone and Delaware Valley Job Corps Centers joined with the Red Rock Job Corps Center to hold a Youth 2 Youth grand slam event at the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders baseball game.

Students from each Center poured into PNC Field-Moosic to distribute Y2Y Pledge […]