Grafton held its First Annual Men’s Conference on Wednesday, August 24th .  Professionals from varied disciplines presented to Grafton’s male student population throughout the day.  Student leaders helped to coordinate this very successful conference. Speakers included Krystian King, Worcester City Councilor at Large; Andrew Cornell, Owner, Pride Martial Arts; Vincent Emery, Adolescent Nutritionist, President of [...]

On Friday August 19, 2016, 15 Blue Ridge Job Corps students along with Mike Steele BCL went to Francis Marion Manor (nursing home) to assist in a “Beach Bash” activity. From 12:30-4:30 students provided support to all the other nurses and managers as they set up for the event. In an outdoor area inside the [...]

Kittrell rolls out the red carpet to welcome new enrollees to the program on August 16, 2016.

On August 12, 2016 The Education Opportunity Center/Piedmont Community College Outreach Counselor, Angela Bullock and Dr. Alfred Faulkner facilitated a career development workshop with the Career Preparation Period Week #3 and the Career Transition Readiness students. This workshop was coordinated by the Business Community  Liaison Director (BCL), Career Transition Readiness Coordinator (CTR) and the Career [...]

Kittrell Job Corps Center students volunteered to assist the Henderson Police and Sheriff Department with its National Night Out Against Crime event on August 11th. They provided a table display sharing program information and resources available to recruit potential applicants. The students also served free drinks and popcorn to over 200 citizens who patronized the [...]

As part of the IGR Leadership Month, Kittrell Job Corps Center hosted a Moccasin “Walk A Mile In My Shoes” Day Activity. Students that wanted to participate in this fun unique activity had to submit an application to shadow a selected staff member of their choice into Mrs. Terry, PLC Coordinator. Students were excited about [...]

On August 16, 2016, Matt Jenkins, Director of Operations-MGM Products, visited the center and met with Diane Fisher, CTR Coordinator, Shameka Staley, CTT Manager,  Joan Robinson, BCL Director, and NC CTS, Michelle Johnson and Chastity Cotton. During the meeting, Mr. Jenkins shared the history of MGM Products and their employment needs for their October 1st [...]

Thanks to Senator Murkowski, Alaska Job Corps is now enjoying a lot more reading material. There is no well stocked library at the Alaska Job Corps Center. But there are little collections of books in classrooms, dorm atriums, and in offices. Books are a precious commodity and the students just received eight large boxes of [...]

The Alaska Job Corps program is more than a daily eight hour training program, five days a week. Both after class and on weekends, students continue to participate in leisure time activities with a purpose. Last weekend several students joined AKJCC Career Prep Instructor on an ascent of Matanuska Peak, 6119’. This is a strenuous [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center supported the Dushore Founders’ Day Celebration by once again entering a team in the annual Outhouse Races and manning an outreach table throughout the day. Although the outhouse team didn’t win a prize, the team of (at left) Dal Mung, HBI Carpentry, Louis Everett and Abraham Logan, Auto Collision Repair, [...]