At Pittsburgh Job Corps for the month of November, Alpha Jalloh won the Center Director’s Award. Alpha is an ELL student who came to the United States from Gambia in 2015. During his time at PJCC, he has served as an active member of Y2Y, Peer Court, and the CSIO Incentive Committee. Alpha acts as [...]

PJCC Gives Back to Veterans

December 11th, 2018

In recognition of Veteran’s Day, over 50 students at the Pittsburgh Job Corps Center wrote thank you letters to the residents of the Southwestern Veterans Association. The recreation department also got involved, holding an art project to make homemade wreathes. A group of student visited the residents, passing out the letters and wreathes while meeting [...]

Toys for Tots

December 11th, 2018

Pittsburgh Job Corps know the importance of giving back to the community, especially around the holiday season. PJCC SGA students recently volunteered their time at a local Toys for Tots store. They spent time unloading trucks and organizing the store for the shoppers. Students worked to fill orders for local churches of toys that will [...]

Angela Rackley accepts board seat in Region 2 Workforce Investment Board during the meeting held Thursday, Dec 6 at Mountwest Community and Technical College. The WIB is dedicated to the goals of the workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Those goals include Workforce Development System, Integration in order for WIOA to be successful, a seamless [...]

Potomac Job Corps Center “Toys for Tots” initiative will give staff and students the opportunity to help families in need. Potomac Job Corps recognizes the Christmas holiday can bring  a lot of joy but also depression for those in need.

The Potomac Job Corps Center continues to support student achievement by bringing the HVAC world to the students. Students in the picture above had the opportunity to work and shadow their HVAC instructor on a small project that will give each future HVAC technician a hands-on learning experience.

Charleston Job Corps Center held it’s final Community Relation Committee meeting on Thursday, November 29, for the year of 2018 at the Charleston Job Corps Center. Several members, honorees, guests and staff were on hand to receive updates on center operations under the direction of Business Community Liaison Nancy Shepherd. During the meeting, Center Director, [...]

Students were highlighted this week because they took ownership and the responsibility to keep their facility safe and clean during training. The picture shows the Cement students preparing to isolate and beautify the center.

Fifteen years ago, the Blue Ridge Job Corps Center started a holiday tradition of adopting families through the Santa Elves program. The program is managed by the Smyth County Department of Social Services and ensures that Santa remembers every child in Smyth County for Christmas. During the month of November, Blue Ridge Job Corp’s Student [...]

Meet… Sollie Cochran Age: 18 Hometown: Maple, Ohio Center: Cleveland Job Corps Job Corps Dates: 11-27-2017 – 8-17-2018 Career Area: Medical Office Support and State Tested Nursing Assistant Employer: Wickliffe Country Place    Position: State Tested Nursing Assistant On November 27, 2017, a very determined Sollie Cochran walked through the doors of the Cleveland Job Corps [...]