The Charleston Job Corps Center volunteered with United Way of Central WV, Day of Caring, September 17, 2014. The event started with a kick-off rally at the Charleston Civic Center hosted by John Ballengee, Executive Director. Guests watched a video presentation of individuals served by the United Way and informed on ways they can help [...]

Friday September 19th, Carl D. Perkins Culinary students worked diligently with the University of Pikeville’s Culinary staff in support of the Celebration of 125 years of the University. The Culinary students dressed up in  formal serving attire, worked throughout the  day on  deserts, side items, salads finally the  main course. The students also, helped plate over 600 dinner’s [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center held its quarterly Outreach & Admissions, Career Transition Readiness and Career Transition Services meeting under the direction of Garr McCrimmon, Career Services Director on Thursday, September 18, 2014.Topics of discussion included On Board Strength (the number of students on center), upcoming center changes, peer counselors, direct placement, advanced training and [...]

The purpose of the Job Fair was to allow organizations and companies to meet Charleston Job Corps Students in an informal setting. The Job Fair also gave Charleston Job Corps Students the chance to learn more about potential employers and the opportunities available. The focus was to share information between organizations, companies and students. In [...]

Chef Terry  Marr’s and his Culinary class, got to show the Floyd County Chamber members and golfers their many culinary skills. During the Gold Tournament sponsored by the chamber at the Stone Crest Golf Course on Thursday 9/182014. Culinary students prepared grilled chicken , and various salads and desert  for the teams during the tournament. What a [...]

Carl D. Perkins students assist in the 4th annual “Light the night Walk” held in the city of Pikeville, KY. This event is a fundraising campaign of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the diseases, and shine a light on [...]

PIVOT Job Corps center recently welcomed Multnomah County Commissioner Jules Bailey. Mr. Bailey met with a group of PIVOT students and answered their questions about a variety of subjects, including establishing pathways for people who want to improve their education, providing services for the homeless population, and improving outcomes for people dealing with mental illness. [...]

Carpentry student 20 year old Dennie Bush, understands how important safety in the workplace is. This showed when he was nominated by his instructor Mr. James Conley and Safety Manager Mr. John Hall for the Perkins student safety award. Dennie shows leadership in and out of class, always insuring students that he leads  have their [...]

Carl D. Perkins students along with Career Transition Readiness  Instructor Ms. Brenda Taylor held presentation on what it takes to become a Marine. Major Diana from the Charleston WV recruiting office along with Sargent Hack from the Pikeville recruiting office  informed students the necessary steps to become a Marine.

Several students at the New Haven Job Corps Center are participating at the Brennan-Rogers Family Resource Center in their “Hour of Power” under the guidance of Ms. Lensley Gay, who is the Site Coordinator for the State Department of Education at Brennan- Rogers Family Resource Center. The the New Haven Job Corps students were asked [...]