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, […]

Woodland Woos Prince George’s County Workforce Development Board

WL_waltersimmonsWoodland Job Corps Center’s Advanced Culinary students served up their super service for Philadelphia Regional Director Dr. Francis Cole and Walter Simmons, President/CEO of Employ Prince George’s and Executive Director of Prince George’s County Workforce Development Board.

Both gentlemen attended Woodland’s quarterly dinner at Cole’s Bistro. Dr. […]

Woodland Joints Maryland Workforce Forum

WL_towsonuniWoodland Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary students prepared the reception for the Maryland Workforce at Towson University.

The students were there with Center Director Norman Turner, who delivered a presentation on “Preparing Maryland’s Diverse Population to Enter the Workforce Pipeline” to 200 attendees. He discussed how Woodland is […]

Woodland Tours U.S. Capitol Building

WL_capitolWoodland Job Corps Center’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently ventured into the heart of U.S. government, with a visit to the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Representative Anthony Brown provided the Center with tickets to a guided tour that included the Crypt, Rotunda and National […]

Woodland Serves Secretary of Labor

WL_acostaWoodland Job Corps Center’s Advanced Culinary Arts team laid out their skills to a very special guest when they catered the reception for former President Ronald Reagan’s induction into the Great Hall at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta was so impressed […]

Woodland and Woodstock Shadow U.S. Forest Service

WL_usfsThe Philadelphia Region of Job Corps was all about the team event. Mirroring ice skating’s unification of 4 skating disciplines for its team competition, the 4 Job Corps Centers of the Maryland-D.C.-W.V. area (Woodland Job Corps Center, Woodstock Job Corps Center, Potomac Job Corps Center, Harper’s […]

Woodland Works Wonders on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

WL_mlkThe Woodland Job Corps Center turned the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service initiative into a whirlwind of Washington activity.

Students cleaned litter along the Anacostia River and Anacostia Riverwalk Trail while learning the how water from river and streams connects to our storm drains, homes […]

Woodland Hosts the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Development Board

WL_dllr Advanced Culinary students with Kelly M. Schulz, Maryland Secretary for the Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulations.

Woodland Job Corps Center Director Norman Turner presented before the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) this week, amid a team of intrepid Woodland caterers.

Mr. Turner talked to the […]

Woodland Helps Out the Washington Redskins

WL_redskinsFor the past four seasons, Woodland Job Corps Center has supported the Washington Redskins by working at FedEx Field with Crown Foods.

This has been a great opportunity for students to earn income and, most importantly, for them to gain necessary work experience such as satisfying customer’s needs, hands […]

Woodland Caters with Martin’s

WL_martinsWoodland Job Corps Center Culinary Arts students Cassandra McKeithen and Tyrique Cunningham worked a black tie event for the Children’s Cancer Foundation at the Martin’s Valley Mansion this month.

Woodland’s Culinary Arts program has a MOU with Martin’s Caterers, which is the largest domestic caterer on the East coast. […]