In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Grafton Job Corps students and staff held a Food Drive competition to benefit the Mustard Seed Food Pantry. A total of 686 cans were collected! The Mustard Seed was AMAZED at how much canned food the Center collected for them. Michael Boover, Director of the Mustard Seed, was thrilled that [...]

On Thursday, November 19th, Little Rock Job Corps received a visit from Steve Brando, the national coordinator for the Transportation Communications Union/IAM Advanced Training program. The approximately 40 students that attended the seminar either qualified for the TCU program or had interest in learning more about Advanced Training. Students had an opportunity to learn what [...]

Ines Kibukayire, 22 year old Carpentry student from Lexington, KY did indeed find love, while she was at a work based learning site. While doing some repairs to cages at the Floyd County Animal Shelter, Ines ran into two little pups in need of some TLC. Ines stated she immediately put her tools down, to [...]

The Perkins Job Corps Center recently held an Essay Contest titled the Future of Job Corps. Students had to write an essay as to what brought them to the Job Corps Program, and what they have accomplished since enrolling. The winning and heart felt essay came from 18 year old Security & Protective Services student [...]

  On Monday November 24, Carl D. Perkins business community liaison Jimmie Slone, had the opportunity to talk with Presidential candidate US Senator Rand Paul. Paul made a stop in Pikeville, KY to discuss main issues that were going on in Ky. Slone got to chat with Senator Paul educating him with some facts about [...]

Job Corps trainees will have the chance to kick-off 2016 with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work at one of the biggest sporting events in the world! San Jose Job Corps in partnership with S.A.F.E. Management Inc., will be offering our Security and Protective Services trainees to be part of the primary security for Super Bowl [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps is proud to brag on two current students, Danielle Kelly (from Phoenix City, Alabama) and Alex Chatman (from Jackson, Mississippi). They both recently passed their Commercial Driver License (Class B) exam! Kelly is a female in a non-traditional trade who serves in a leadership role as dorm room captain. Kelly states, “Since [...]

Congratulations to Driver’s Education Instructor, Matt Navin, who logged his 100th student driver’s license on Nov. 11, 2015. The lucky student was Ever Lendos, who is taking Office Administration. Mr. Navin works diligently in making sure his students are well –prepared for their per-mit and driver license tests as well as get-ting them scheduled. He [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Health Career trades hosted a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. This is a blood drive that is not open to the public, but for student and staff participation only. Students who are enrolled in the health careers trades assisted with the appointments and [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps – Work Based Learning Success Story Ezra Taylor is a recent graduate of the Muhlenberg Job Corps program who completed a work-based learning assignment at the Greater Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce. Taylor completed the medical office support trades and has served the center as peer counselor, dorm coordinator, and was also [...]