Gulfport Job Corps Center

Gulfport Job Corps Center was pleased to host Ms. Elizabeth Gray Henry, the Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R) Mississippi for a visit and tour of the center. Henry is a native Mississippian. She believes it’s an honor to be able to “come home” from her duties in Washington and see how young [...]

The Gulfport Job Corps Center celebrated its 2015 Summer Commencement with Mississippi State Representative, District 119, the Honorable Sonya Williams-Barnes as speaker. Ms. Williams-Barnes spoke to the graduates beginning with the Center’s theme “Begin with the End in Mind” and ended with – “Throw Back” as her topic. She congratulated the graduates on their accomplishments [...]

On December 14, 2011, the Gulfport Job Corps Center held its annual oratory competition. Five contestants presented five minutes speeches on the topic, Job Corps Works and It Works For Me. The winner of the contest was student Amanda Miller. Her entire speech can be viewed at the following web address:

The Gulfport Job Corps Center hosted a Holiday Celebration for the children in the local community. Staff members volunteered to purchase toys for the toy drive. The gifts were wrapped and labeled by the students. Gulfport Job Corps Student Christopher St. Amant dressed up as Santa for photo opportunities with the children. A wonderful time [...]

Adrianna Lipscomb, a Clinical Medical Assistant student at the Gulfport Job Corps Center, and Vice-President of the Student Government Association (SGA), was selected to participate in  Mentor a Job Corps Student Day.  Adrianna spent the day in Congressman Steven Palazzo’s (R-MS 4th District) Office.  Adrianna was able to mentor with Congressman Palazzo’s Office Manager Ms. [...]

The Clinical Medical Assistant Students as well as the Medical Office Students of the Gulfport Job Corps Center were asked to participate once again as volunteers for the Annual Red Cross Blood Drive held at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi, MS.  The Students assisted donors with refreshments, appointments, monitored little ones in kids zone, directed donors [...]

Bravo! Ronica Mitchell, a Medical Office Support graduate of Gulfport Job Corps Center, is featured in the U.S. Department of Labor’s online newsletter. Mitchell is the first student in the history of the Gulfport Job Corps Center to enlist in the U.S. Air Force. She will work as a cyber-specialist. Her ultimate goal is to [...]

Mr. Alexander P. Alston, Center Director of the Gulfport Job Corps Center was recently interviewed by WLOX -TV 13 (an ABC affiliate) Action News Reporter Trang Pham-Bui about the new construction at the Gulfport Center. Mr. Alston expressed that MINACT, Inc., the operator of the Gulfport Center, is committed to keeping the history of the [...]

Construction is under way for the Gulfport Job Corps Center, with the first pase of the rebuilding process set for completion by the end of August. The two-story building will house 150 male students along with office space , study areas and computers room. Four additional buildings will be contrcutied, including a cafeteria, gymnasium, administration [...]

The Gulfport Job Corps Center is pleased to announce that student-employee Crystal Spell is the first student to receive a GED at Gulfport since its reactivation this year.  Crystal arrived at the Gulfport Job Corps Center in May of this year and is enrolled in the Certified Nursing Assistant career technical training program.  After graduating [...]