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Atterbury Tile Titans Are Back on the Job

Atterbury Job Corps Center's HBI Tile Titans are hard at work again, refurbishing the Center's RFK Dorm bathroom. Students will replace and re-tile the old ceramic flooring and shows. This takes a lot of skill and patience since it requires students to measure and cut, then set the tile in the mortar just right. They have to keep even spacing [...]

Atterbury Recognizes Invisible Disability Week

Atterbury Job Corps Center raised awareness on disability during the “Invisible Disability Week” of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Academic Instructions talked to their students about the importance of recognizing the existence of those disabilities someone can't see. Disabilities like depression and anxiety are valid and challenging for those individuals who live with these illnesses. Many classrooms took a moment to talk about [...]

Keystone Culinary Hits the Spot at Taste of Hazleton

When 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 of Greater Hazleton, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Last year, the Center's entry [...]

Keystone Brings Some Flash to Philadelphia

The 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, Philadelphia, Red Rock and Wilmington Job Corps Centers put on an amazing  [...]

Kittrell Supports Needy Families in Vance County

Kittrell Job Corps Center Students Jasmine Walston, Junita Dunn, Dashajaun Scott-Sines and William Magna joined the community to participate in Vance County Food Distribution at the Vance County Farmer’s Market on October 11. They worked alongside other community youth to prepare food boxes for 2,300 needy families. Ferldine Simmons, Henderson City Council, even expressed gratitude towards the students for their [...]

Kittrell Hosts Voter Registration Drive

Kittrell Job Corps Center held a voter registration drive in the center’s cafeteria lobby. Students registered to vote for the upcoming November 6 General Election. Several students were first time voters, although the majority are registered in their home town. Kittrell encourages all students of age to practice their civic duty and engage in the voting process. The Center helps students [...]

Miami Center Hosts Westover Graduate Turned Businessman

Former Job Corps graduate Michael Butler painted a picture of prosperity during his visit to Miami Job Corps Center Construction students. Mr. Butler, a 1990 Westover Center graduate, is president of Easy Painting & Decorating and is working with Miami to hire students for WBL and placement. "What he said about how he came up from his difficult beginnings in [...]

Treasure Island Students Scoop up American Culinary Federation Scholarships

Treasure Island Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary Arts students Alina Heywood and Charles Anderson indulged in a full dose of greens thanks to a pair of $500 scholarships. The American Culinary Federation awarded the scholarships for the work ethic both students displayed at their internships with Claremont Country Club and the Cliff House. Elliot Katz, Chairman of the Rotisserie de [...]

St. Louis Paints Brighter Future for Women at All Among Us Shelter

St. Louis Job Corps Center Painting students brightened prospects for the All Among Us women's shelter in Ferguson, MO. Students stained and vanished doors for the shelter, which provides transitional housing and assists with finding permanent affordable housing for women at risk. Of course, our students were more than happy to work for such a noble cause. This continues the [...]

Cakes for a Cause: Exeter Makes Treats for Gloria Gemma Fundraiser

Exeter Job Corps Center's culinary creations warmed the hearts of attendees to the Gloria Gemma: Flames of Hope A Celebration of Life fundraising event. Exeter students have lent their baking skills to Gloria Gemma’s cancer research fundraiser for 8 years and have raised almost $20,000 through their efforts. For this year's event, students, with the help of Advanced Culinary Instructor [...]

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 [...]