Destiny Davis, a Charleston Job Corps graduate, has begun the next part of her education by enrolling in college. Destiny realized the importance of further education after aging out of foster care without having a high school diploma. She opted to join the Charleston Job Corps and use the center as her entrance to college, [...]

At any other time, the message that Jacob Downing (Welding) received from his family may have been innocuous. It simply asked him to take a look at the weather, as the internet was out at home. But it wasn’t just any other night. That night, Kentucky would be struck by a powerful storm – one [...]

When Welding Instructor Mark Sneed started at Whitney M. Young, he entered into a D-Grade program. The plaques on the wall in the welding classroom, which celebrate welding as one of the strongest trades on-center, indicate that’s no longer the case. Sneed has been at Whitney for almost 20 years now, and during that time, [...]

On December 20, 2021, Leslie Ortega sat for her New York State Certified Nursing exam. Later that afternoon, Leslie found out that she passed and was now a Certified Nursing Assistant. She worked towards this goal before and during the pandemic. Leslie came back to the center and took the lead of her class regardless [...]

Glenmont is happy to announce that we have a new partnership with Shahani Motors located in Schenectady, NY. The owner, Abdullah Shahani, has been in the business since 2006 when he started his training as an automotive mechanic. In 2015, he opened up Shahani Motors which specializes in budget car sales and repairs. He recently [...]

Glenmont Grad SHINES

January 20th, 2022

To a Culinary superstar, Tyreek Thomas who has been cooking up since he graduated. He understood the assignment and made a tasteful career out of it. Upon graduating, he left with a job in the culinary industry but kept upgrading until he made a decent living as a head chef for Glen Island Center Nursing [...]

New Conections for Glenmont!

January 20th, 2022

We are happy to announce a new partnership with Homewood Suites, located in Albany, NY. They specialize in hospitality and provide the best service for their guests. This hotel is right across from Crossgates Mall and has several employment opportunities for our students being trained in the culinary arts and facility maintenance. In addition, they [...]

Carpentry Student Graduate

January 19th, 2022

Carpentry Student Graduate—Jose Gomez Carreto
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Jose Gomez is a recent Carpentry student completer and was immediately hired at Nor’easter Installations where he performs everything he was trained for. Originally from Guatemala Jose came to the U.S. at age 15 speaking little to no English. He began at Job Corps in March of 2020 having already achieve his High School Diploma and getting his drivers license. His focus and energy went into the Carpentry trade. Shown here on the left is Jose at his new job building cabinets from scratch as an apprentice in the Carpenters Union. Below was an assignment that he had at Shriver rebuilding cabinets in the dorms. The instruction he received and the hands on experience lead him to begin his career straight out of the gate. His instructors called him a “model student” while at Shriver.
Congratulations Jose!!

Today is National Popcorn Day. National Popcorn Day began in 2013 and was created to celebrate the humble, yet delicious, little kernel that is everyone’s favorite snack. I know you’re probably wondering how can you help me celebrate today. Well, it’s simple, just stop by my office after 9:30 am to enjoy a delicious bag [...]

Holiday cheers from Shriver!

January 19th, 2022

The students and staff took the time to write over 50 greeting cards for long term patients of a local hospital, Nashoba Valley Medical Center.  Some students felt this effort was rewarding and hoped to hear from the patients and develop a sort of friendship.