On February 28th, staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center participated in the Penguin Plunge which is a fund raising event for the Muhlenberg County 4-H Food for Kids Backpack Program. The funds raised helps feed approximately 731 youth in the county. Foods to supply a weekly backpack for one student for the [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) recognized Jacob Lyttle and Micheal Pronesti culinary arts students from Carl D. Perkins (CDP). Students were recognized with certificates during the Monday Business Meeting, March 2, 2015. CJCC has an ongoing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CDP started in January 2015 to receive culinary arts students for paid Work [...]

February 23rd, 2015

The Groundhog may have seen his shadow, but the New Haven Job Corps Students saw opportunity with shadowing various different trades in their related fields. The Culinary Arts students (photos attached) learned a lot job shadowing the cafeteria at the Connecticut Department of Labor who sponsored both the New Haven Job Corps and Hartford Job [...]

On February 5, 2015  Perkins students Christine Taul and Javaaron Hale had the opportunity to visit the State  Capitol in Frankfort, KY and spend the day with House Speaker Greg Stumbo and US Senator Johnny Ray Turner. Students got to see up close of the day to day functions in both the speaker and senators office. Students [...]

(New Haven, CT) – Nestled at the base of West Rock State Park, the New Haven Job Corps Center the direction of the future hundreds of youth is formed. The Center recently invited local officials, neighbors, and graduates to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Job Corps program. The year-long celebration kicked off with a [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center joined with thousands of employers and students around the country who took part in National Groundhog Job Shadow Day, during the week of February 2, 2015. Since 1999, this initiative to engage students in employment settings has paired student “shadows” with “workplace mentors” to demonstrate connections between academic and technical [...]

On February 11th, 2015, Muhlenberg County Sheriff Deputy/Public Informational Officer, Alex Piper conducted safety and security training to security personnel at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. Training topics covered were first response to emergency situations, search and seizures techniques, and an update on laws and regulations. His session also included efforts to bridge the gap [...]

Thor Finnegan, 19 year old Security & Protective Services students from Warsaw, KY arrived at the Perkins Job Corps Center on June 10, 2014.  Thor began immediately panning his work and working his plan, which was  becoming a United States Marine. Thor worked and completed his High School Diploma, Security & Protective Services trade, Work based Learning at the Prestonsburg Fire Dept., while also doing all [...]

Perkins welcomes Subway as new Leisure Time Employment Partner. Perkins Students  Christine Taul will be working after classes and weekends as part of the Leisure Time Employment Program. This allows students to work and save money for  transitioning  out of the program after graduation.   Christine has finished Security & Protective Services Program and is currently enrolled in the [...]

Conversation leads to Invitation for 22 year old Christine Taul from Bonneville, KY. She has been enrolled in the Perkins Job Corps for 2 years, completing SPS and is currently enrolled in Big Sandy Community & Technical College majoring in Criminal Justice. During a recent visit on February 5, as part of the National Job [...]