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Grafton Gears Up for Partnership with Blackstone Valley Education Hub

Grafton 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 vent, alongside other student servers, while Security students assisted the Northbridge Police Department with [...]

Miami and Kittrell March for Peace

Kittrell and Miami Job Corps Center worked extra hard to put their best foot forward through local Peace Marches. Kittrell claimed the front page of the Warren Record with its participation in the International Day of Peace Walking Vigil in Warrenton. The walk was sponsored by Sylvia Fletcher, Director of CSSC Wellness. Miami collaborated with the City of Miami Gardens [...]

Adams Job Corps Centers Share Youth 2 Youth With Community

Multiple 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 one thing they like about themselves and about each other. Joliet students created "positive message" bracelets for elementary school students, wrote Y2Y messages on [...]

New Hampshire Visits Granite Con and Makes the Hippo Magazine

Over at New Hampshire, insiders report two major developments: the return of Captain Job Corps and the media debut of graduate Manuel Lopez. Captain Job Corps aka CTR Coordinator John Miller continued to battle against the forces of unemployment as he spread information about Job Corps to the good citizens of Granite Con, along with student sidekicks Nena Grawey, Romeo [...]

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

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 Games, which promote anti-violence and anti-bullying, and to provide information about Y2Y. Job Corps even received a [...]

Atterbury HEO Students Install New Eagle Statues

The eagle has landed at Atterbury Job Corps Center or maybe that should be eagles. Heavy Equipment Operation students installed a large bald eagle statue in front of the Center's main campus sign as part of a beautification project. The statue was so heavy that it had to be lifted by forklift, which provided extra training opportunities for the students. [...]

Kittrell Grad is Executive Assistant to Superintendent of Vance County Schools

Kittrell Job Corps Center welcomed back 1995 graduate Deanna Steed to speak with students. Ms. Steed is the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Vance County Schools. She enrolled in Kittrell in August 1992 and completed the Business Clerical trade, along with a Business Administration degree from Vance Granville Community College. Ms. Steed worked at the Center as a Switchboard [...]

Miami Students Attend Tom Joyner Family Reunion

Two Miami Job Corps Center students toured the college scene with Job Corps National Director Lenita Jacobs-Simmons. Miriam Cobos and Tyreke Salmon were selected to join the National Director at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion last week as a result of their Job Corps performance. The students explored their options through visits to multiple Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) [...]

Woodland Woos Prince George’s County Workforce Development Board

Woodland 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. Cole and Mr. Simmons dined on fried oysters, seafood brother with Bok Choy, [...]

Keystone Spreads Youth 2 Youth at Funfest

In the 40-year history of Funfest never was the weather as inclement as it was for this year’s event so when the student from Keystone and Red Rock Job Corps Centers went about spreading the Youth to Youth (Y2Y) message it was a little more challenging than usual. The students braved the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon to share the message [...]

Keystone Hosts Fall Graduation

Keystone Job Corps Center celebrated the Autumn Commencement of Students on September 13. Many family members and friends attended the uplifting rite of acknowledging the success of these students who worked so diligently to attain their diplomas.  The program started with the Graduate Processional led by Center Director Kelly King. Seth Traugh, Deputy Center Director, serving as master of ceremonies, [...]

Kittrell Grad Advanced to Army

Kittrell Job Corps Center graduate Brandon Bunson was enlisted into the U.S. Army on Aug. 13 after completing his Advanced Training at the St. Louis Job Corps Center.\ Brandon is from New Bern, NC. He enrolled at Kittrell in August 2016 with a High School Diploma, looking for Career and Technical Training. He completed the Facilities Maintenance program, along with [...]