Glenmont Job Corps Center

Gregory Stephens II enrolled at Glenmont Job Corps on August 11, 2015 and completed the Culinary Arts trade. Gregory, throughout his enrollment had been an exceptional and positive student who was always willing to assist in any capacity across the center. He also participated in the center’s Work Based Learning program and performed very well [...]

It’s finally summer and there was much fun to be had at the GJCC Recreation Center the past two weekends. Mr. Pailley, Recreation Supervisor,  worked closely with Ms. Watts, Peer Leadership Coordinator and GJCC Student Government Association to plan outdoor events for the students to stay cool and have fun. Those who were on center for the [...]

Ms. Morin, Business Community Liaison, received a letter of thanks from Ms. Joan Gavrilik of Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation. In the letter Ms. Gavrilik thanks Glenmont Job Corps culinary students and Chef Beth Koster for baking muffins for “I Love My Park Day” which was held on May 7th, 2016. In the letter [...]

“I am so excited to continue on my education. Thank you Glenmont.” -Larisa Larisa Bryan is a single mother from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, she en-tered Glenmont Job Corps May 28, 2015, since her enrollment had been a positive mentor to her peers. Larisa chose the Medical Administrative Assistant trade because she said she loves [...]

In Reading 1 class this week Mr. Fullard was our guest speaker for Wellness Wednesday. He spoke to the students about issues related to the TEAP program. He addressed some key topics such as: confidentiality, the Zero Tolerance Policy, students who are at risk for substance abuse, alcohol use policies, alternative activities, and the hazards [...]

Glenmont Job Corps students attended the 12th annual Capital Pride Celebration on Saturday June 11, 2016 with recreation staff, Ms. Stevens. The event started with a parade through the streets of Albany ending in Washington park. The celebrations continued with tons of great vendors including food and drinks, fun-filled family zone, and amazing entertainment. The [...]

On June 10th, 2016 Glenmont Job Corps Center held it’s quarterly graduation ceremony. It was a great day of celebrations for the students who returned to walk the stage for their diploma.The ceremony opened with a professional placing of the colors by four of our Security/Milcap students. The Star Spangled Banner was then sung by [...]

Facility Maintenance instructor, Mr. Bartley, reports that his students have been gaining hands-on experience as they work on remodeling the bathrooms in the Technical Building. FM students gutted both the boys and girls restrooms and remodeled them completely.  They painted the walls, added all new tiles, installed new toi-lets and faucets and hung new mirrors. [...]

On June 1st, 2016 our Outreach and Admis-sions Director, Ms. Gayle Paulsey, arranged for seven AmeriCorps members to visit GJCC. During an afternoon assembly they did a presentation of the AmeriCorps NCCC and FEMACorps programs. Students were engaged during the presentation and several asked questions during the Q&A portion of the program. This presentation raised [...]

June is “Women’s Em-powerment Month” at GJCC. Every Wednesday this month the counseling team and PLC will host another event for all female students. These topics include “Healthy Relationships” and “Conflict Management”.  Each day will focus on sister-hood, unity, and appre-ciating each other’s accomplishments and strengths. We started off the month the with “Get Light” which [...]