MCGREGOR NURSING HOME For over two years, Cleveland Job Corps Home Health Aide students have volunteered at McGregor Nursing Home. On April, 17, 2015, the executive management and staff of McGregor Nursing Home gratefully acknowledged the hard work our students have acted on as volunteers at their “A Recipe for Happiness” Volunteer Luncheon. CJCC Home [...]

SPOTLIGHT ON ALLIED HEALTH PHARMACY TECH OUTING Cleveland Job Corps Pharmacy Tech Instructor, Sophia Dawn White, CPhT decided to supplement her lesson plans by taking students on a two-day tour on April 14 & 15 to Central Rx Pharmacy, St. Vincent Charity Inpatient Pharmacy and Rite Aid Pharmacy. Over the course of two days, the [...]

EMPIRE ACTOR “HAKEEM” GIVES BACK On April 11, 2015, students of the Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) had no idea their Saturday afternoon would include a visit from actor/rapper, Bryshere Y. Gray aka Yazz The Greatest (rap title) on Fox’s highest-rated television series EMPIRE. Mr. Gray plays Ha-keem Lyon one of the main characters within [...]

JOb Corps Works

May 22nd, 2015

JOB CORPS WORKS Job Corps Works is becoming increasingly evident with companies, community organizations and throughout the Cleveland community. George Ed-wards, President of the Black Trades Council, was so impressed with the staff and students of the Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) during his initial visit to the WARD-8 Roundtable meeting hosted at the CJCC, [...]

Department of Labor visits Cleveland Department of Labor (DOL) Industry Engagement representa-tive, Jennifer Troke, and Employment Connection Youth Man-ager, Candice James, visited the Cleveland Job Corps Center (CJCC) on April 9, 2015. The CJCC Center Director, William Houston, delivered a brief overview of the CJCC program as well as the centers’ outcomes and measurements to [...]

The staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center are extremely proud to announce that they are now ranked #27, out of 126 Job Corps centers in the nation. The center’s overall ranking has continuously improved over the last several months. This is the best the center has ever performed! It’s the strong performance [...]

Friday May 15, Students from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center assisted with the Big Sandy Area’s Senior Olympics at the Jenny State Park Spillway. Students shot hoops, threw fast balls in the softball competition while also interacting and cheering on the Seniors during this annual event. this makes the 7th year that Perkins [...]

Perkins BCL attended the SOAR (Shaping our Appalachian Region) event on Monday May 11th at the East KY Expo Center in Pikeville, Ky. Congressman Rogers, Governor Beshear and Secretary Tom Perez discussed jobs in Eastern KY, and the funding that Eastern KY has received for broadband and the Mountain Parkway Expansion.

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) observed National Military Appreciation Month with a breakfast on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. in the Center Director’s Conference Room. Tia Welch, Business Community Liaison hosted the event for students, staff and guest military that support the center. “We want to [...]

Nina Cressey is proving true the old adage that great things do indeed come in small packages. While standing a diminutive 4 feet 9 inches tall, she has been making some big things happen lately. Since arriving at New Orleans Job Corps Center, she has achieved three certifications including Medical Office Support, a high school [...]