Woodland Center Director Attends Sou Chef Luncheon

WL_ambercolemanThe Woodland Job Corps Center’s Advanced Culinary were surprised to find a special guest attending a fellow student’s Sou Chef Luncheon at Anne Arundel Community College.

Center Director Veronica Johnson dropped in on the presentation by student Amber Coleman. Amber had themed her menu after the Caribbean […]

Woodland Shovels Out Senior Citizens

WL_snowshovel (2)While “school was closed” for a winter storm last week, Woodland Job Corps Center students broke out their snow shovels for the community.

Five Facilities Maintenance students joined with local high school students to clear snow and ice from the sidewalk around the homes of senior […]

Job Placement Firm Visits Woodland

WL_atlanticpersonnelAdvanced Culinary Arts students at the Woodland Job Corps Center got a real treat on March 9 during a visit by from Alyssa Sherman, Director of Operations for Atlantic Personnel Search.

Ms. Sherman spoke on how to be strategic, aggressive and realistic in developing a strategy for the first […]

Maryland Centers Host Tour for Public Schools

WL_pgtourThe Woodland Job Corps Center and Woodstock Job Corps Center united to host a tour and informational session for 50 Prince George’s County Public Schools personnel workers and counselors.

Students Tron Taylor, Carpentry, and Terry’ell Hancock, Hotel & Lodging, led the tour as they explained the various academics […]

Woodland Students Build Capitol Heights Home

WL_habitatTwelve of Woodland Job Corps Center’s best and brightest Carpentry students teamed up with Habit of Humanity Metro Maryland to build a home in Capitol Heights, MD.

The students were eager to taking what they had learned in classroom and apply it to building the home. They even […]

Woodland Tests Interview Skills at Ark Systems

WL_iecarkFour Electrical students Jeremiah Barbee, Ricardo Delgado, Daquan Walton and Delante Franklin from the Woodland Job Corps Center visited the Columbia Workforce Center to meet with a Human Resource Generalist from Ark Systems on Jan. 25.

Each student participated in a one-on-one interview for a job position.  If […]

Woodland Adopts Highway for a Day

IMG_0100 Photo credit to Tom Lynch Photography.

While the rest of the world was celebrating a day off in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., nine Woodland Job Corps Center students joined the Laurel community to clean up a portion of the Highway 198 Corridor.

Woodland participated in […]

Woodland Offers Sip and Paint

wl_sipandpaint3The Woodland Job Corps Center hosted a “Sip and Paint” to bring together students who were making great strides in their trade and their conduct on Center.

The event was conducted by the Center Standards and Incentives Office and the Hotel & Lodging Instructors. It offered students […]

Woodland Congratulates Advanced Culinary Grads

wl_culinarygradThe Woodland Job Corps Center’s latest batch of Advanced Culinary graduates were honored at the Anne Arundel Community College.

Marshall Weston Jr., president and CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland, offered words of encouragement to the seven graduates (Sebastian Bishop, Sadiki Blackwood, Robert Combs III, Joshua Northam, Jennifer […]

Coppin State University Recruits at Woodland

wl_csurecruitmentFor its “Workforce Wednesday” program, the Woodland Job Corps invited Coppin State University (CSU) in Baltimore to register students for college.

CSU Outreach & Admissions Recruiter Dawn McGee said she was so impressed with the number of students who visited her table that she has committed to coming back at […]