Alaska Job Corps graduates have a  large community support group backing them.  As they walked across the graduation stage last week, they shook hands with the Governor of the State of Alaska, Bill Walker; U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan; and President of Chugach Alaska Corporation, Gabe Kompkoff.  In the audience were bank presidents, Mayors, State Representatives, Congressional [...]

The Palmer Police and Alaska State Troopers were assisted by the Protective Services students on Saturday, August 29. Thousands of visitors and fair goers flocked to town to see the official State Fair Parade wind itself through downtown Palmer Alaska. Standing neatly in assistance were ten Job Corps Protective Services students. This isn’t the first [...]

Loring Summer 2015 Graduation

August 31st, 2015

Student Spotlight: Kymon Robbs

August 31st, 2015

Kymon Robbs came to Springdale in April of 2014. Originally from Alabama, Kymon moved to Oregon to be closer to family. Not long after arriving in Oregon, Kymon decided it was time to make an investment in his future. He started working with admissions counselor Glenn Williams to explore Job Corps as an option. Kymon [...]

Charleston joined 126 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the 5th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony Friday, August 21, 2015 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing the program this year. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in West Virginia, employer partners, local policymakers, community leaders, [...]

  Students from the carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center assisted staff from the Appalachia Hospice in Paintsville, KY on Thursday August 27, 2015, the students where asked if they would help pull weeds, add mulch, to get the memorial garden ready for the many visitors that come each week. The garden was created for [...]

Leadership is key to being successful. At Carl D. Perkins Job Corps center, where student leaders is a key component of the Standard of Conduct. Perkins uses student leaders to encourage and help new students get adjusted to center life when they arrive and throughout the program. During the Career Preparation Program(CPP) this is what [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center joined 126 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the 5th Annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony August 21, 2015 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing the program this year. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in KY, employer partners, local [...]

 On Sunday August 16th, the Carl D. Perkins Security & Protective Services students spent their Sunday, doing security for the Travis Tritt concert held at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, Ky. The students along with their instructor Mr. Arron Blevins worked the event form 4-11. Students got to put those classroom skills to good [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center has identified five student ambassadors for the National Director’s initiative, Youth 2 Youth: Partners 4 Peace or “Y2Y”. Students representing CJCC include Gregory Dewitt, Samantha Bercik, Michael Zerfu, Danyelle Allen and Honesti Massey. This is a national student-led effort to prevent violence and bullying on centers and their local communities. [...]