Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate Charles McCarron spent 10 months at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, and credits his wellbeing to his decision to commit to the Job Corps program. In his short time with MJCC, McCarron completed the remainder of his high school credits, received his diploma, earned his American Welding Society certification, and completed [...]

“Surround yourself with people who move forward in a positive direction,” recommends Evelyn Skinner. After graduating from Blue Ridge Job Corps Center’s License Practical Nursing (LPN) program in partnership with the Smyth Career & Technology Center on May 20, 2017, Evelyn landed a job at Brookdale Senior Living as a Licensed Practical Nurse. The Prince [...]

Every Thursday, the Pharmacy Technician students of Springdale Job Corps Center practice to make sure their prescriptions are correct. The accuracy and speed drill pushes our students to maintain focus and to be efficient.

“It is very important to ambitiously move forward with your training so that they can start profitable careers,” advises Tra-Dale Wade. The 17-year-old Youngstown, Ohio native began working as a Maintenance Technician at Grand Village Nursing Home in June. Tra-Dale arrived at Cleveland Job Corps on June 12, 2017 and worked diligently to earn his [...]

Aisia T. White is no newcomer to hard work, as a high school student from Ypsilanti, Michigan, Aisia was employed with two jobs. She worked as a patient attendant during the graveyard shift at a local hospital in Michigan, and on the weekends, she worked part-time in the foodservice industry. With an overwhelming and demanding [...]

While attending the Northeast Ohio Carpenters Apprenticeship Contest in April 2018, the Cleveland Job Corps Center forged a new partnership with Great Lakes Construction Company. Founded in 1948, Great Lakes Construction Company is one of Cleveland’s premier civil construction companies, with more than $120 million in sales ( Great Lakes Construction is responsible for constructing [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center Building Construction Technology trade helped fellow neighbor, Coit Road Farmers Market, with much-needed structural repairs on June 8, 2016. Home Builders Institute (HBI) Building Construction Technology Instructor, Michael Yager and students removed and replaced an exterior wall in addition to installing a door. The partnership between the Farmers Market and the [...]

The Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center held a very successful College Fair to promote higher education. The college fair was well attended with approximately 200 students, staff and at least 17 college representatives participating. Students who desire higher education and wanting to experience college had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with various college representatives [...]

Brick instructor, Chris Gray, and his students were instrumental in creating smiles on the many faces in Shelby County! In the fall of 2017 approximately 17 students were able to participate in a unique Work Based Learning (WBL) project. Henry Jew with the Veteran of Foreign War (VFW) contacted Whitney Young to see if the [...]

Potomac’s Pulse Newsletter Committee visits Exceed for a  workshop. Featured in picture from l-r: Avery Maxwell, Arryuana Rhodes, Antonio Brock, Brandon Murphy, Damani Williams and Shawn Fake. The workshop was very informative to the committee as we learned new ideas and techniques for inserting and creating stories.