For the National Day of Service, Charleston Job Corps Center students volunteered to clean the Paul Laurence Dunbar Second Avenue Neighborhood Center. Upon arrival, we were able to tour the building, and receive a little of its history. Originally, the building was Paul Lawrence Dunbar Elementary School, which was for African-American students during the segregation [...]

Greenville, KY- Nicklas Swords, a native from Miami, Florida, changes his ways to become successful at Muhlenberg Job Corps.  In 2016 Swords admits goofing off a little and not taking things serious hurt him early on when he attended Florida International College. When Swords enrolled at Muhlenberg Job Corps on February 6, 2017, he knew [...]

A member of the Potomac Job Corps Center team had the opportunity to visit The Islamic Heritage Center in Washington, DC on Saturday January 19, 2019. The Islamic Center prepared food and perishables for people in the community. Potomac Job Corps Center has been welcomed to the center anytime to build a strong relationship with the community and the Islamic Center.

Potomac Job Corps Center celebrated the transition of young adults who met all center  requirements and goals. The center was welcomed by Mr. Alfred Al” Edwards. Mr. Edwards and alumni Alissa Streete gave the audience words of encouragement and inspiration to look at a future filled with success and careful planning.

Cleaisha Kidd Age: 21 Hometown: Chesterfield, VA Region: Philadelphia Center: Blue Ridge Dates enrolled: 7/25/2017- 11/07/2018 Certifications: CNA, High School Diploma Cleaisha Kidd decided to attend Blue Ridge Job Corps Center because she needed to stay out of trouble. She wanted to make something of herself, and many people in her family have pursued nursing, [...]

Edison Starts Stem Program!!!

January 16th, 2019

January 16, 2019 the Edison Job Corps partners with NAACP member Bill Casey to add Stem programming during the evening studies program. The Stem and Civics program will enhance the students ability to gain exposure to careers within the Stem industry. The program will also include a public speaking component and panel discussions from key [...]

Students at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center got unexpected gifts recently when Hope 2 All, a community food pantry for the Muhlenberg County area, donated 100 sets of high quality, weatherproof coats, pants and work boots to the center. The donation came after MJCC Welding Instructor Marty Wabnitz mentioned to Hope 2 All founder Larry Chandler [...]

Office Adminstration student Haylee Drahos recently completed her HighSchool equivalency exam. She enrolled in the Job Corps program to change her life.   Haylee’s  ultimate goal is to complete Job Corps and attend college for Radiology in Spring 2019. Throughout the program she has learned  responsibility, communication and conflict resolution skills.  The Job Corps program is [...]

“Congratulations!  Because of the exceptionally high score Eleanor Yu  received on your Microsoft Office Specialist MOS Word 2016 exam, she has been named Champion and selected to compete in Certiport’s 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship”Eleanor Yu at  age 20, this focused hard working student had driven herself to pursue training in Office Administration. She plans to [...]

Edison Job Corps student ambssador are partnering with Local Rotary Club to discuss model UN Project Program. For the Edison Job Corps campus 2 ambassdors were selected to particpate in this wonderul oppuruntity. The local roatary club is currently seeking students that are interested in making a difference vis-à-vis major problems facing the world and help [...]