Charleston Job Corps Center joined 125 Job Corps centers across the country to celebrate the fourth annual “National Job Corps Commencement Day” ceremony Friday, August 22, 2014 to congratulate the Job Corps students who showed Job Corps Works! by completing the program. Recent Job Corps graduates employed in West Virginia, employer partners, local policymakers, community [...]

Carl D. Perkins had visitors from Florida, PA and GA, during the National Commencement Day Ceremony on Friday August 22, 2014. Some families drove all night to attend their child’s special day. Some stating they would not miss this day to see their child walk across that stage and receive their diploma. It truly was a [...]

US Senator Mitch McConnell visited the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center, during their National Commencement Day Ceremony on August 22, 2014. Senator McConnell was quick to give the students a thumbs up and congratulate them on their accomplishments and hard work. The Senator went on to say what a valuable program the Job Corps [...]

CJCC Students and staff toured the State Capitol and met with Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. The event is a part of the 50th Anniversary Highlight Week. The tour included visits to the Senate and House Floor, Governor’s Reception Room and the WV Secretary of State Office. Students and [...]

The Social Development Department sponsored a Student Celebration Night under the direction of Kevin Mabone, Social Development Director. The event was held in the recreation department from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Student activities were spades tournament, pool tournament, board games, and much more. Light refreshments were served. The event is part of the Job Corps 50th Anniversary [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) kicked-off Job Corps’ 50th Anniversary with a walk down Kanawha Boulevard on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Students and staff were dressed in their customized white 50th Anniversary T-shirts. The group met with Rod Blackstone, Deputy Mayor, at Haddad Riverfront Park to receive a Proclamation from Charleston’s [...]

Carl D Perkins Job Corps former students and past Center Directors spent the afternoon reminiscing about their time at the Perkins Center.  Laughter filled the room, as they went through old photos and shared stories of years past. To end the Perkins reunion, after touring the center, several of the Alumni helped current students with the 50′s reunion [...]

Thursday August 14, 2014 the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps center was fortunate  to have Ms. Katelyn Conner visit.  Ms. Conner works out of the Washington D.C. office of Senator McConnell. Ms. Conner stated that “She was impressed by her tour and told us to keep up the great work we do in assisting the [...]

Today at the Carl D. Perkins celebrated Job Corps 50thweek with an open house, where KY Senator Mr. Johnny Ray Turner presented Proclamation to Perkins Center Director Mr. Thomas Rainey. The center had over 50 members of the  community at the event. The theme of the day, was continuous with” What a place, the  Carl D. [...]

Cleveland Job Corps student ambassadors participated in the Glenville Community Festival on Saturday August 9th 2014. Volunteering to help set up, run booths, assist in other vendor’s booths, and enjoy a little time themselves, the students experienced a fun time in music, social information sessions, and teaching about Job Corps and all it has to [...]