Muhlenberg Job Corps Center

On Tuesday, Sept. 19th, the students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center performed random acts of kindness to honor international peace week. One student did 64 documented random acts of kindness alone. In addition to being “randomly kind”, the MJCC Y2Y ambassadors handed out free slushies to the entire student body after the skill day [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate Cristian Mancilla immigrated to the United States from Peru as a child, determined to live the American dream as expressed by his parents. Little did they know they were sending their son to a war zone of gang violence and minority struggle, only to be rescued by a bold decision to [...]

The Muhlenberg Job Corps center joined 125 other Job Corps centers nationwide in celebrating the Job Corps 8th annual National Commencement Day, holding a graduation ceremony on August 17th to highlight the successes of Job Corps graduates. The graduation ceremony was attended by family and friends of graduates, as well as, Amelia Wilson, field representative for [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate Charles McCarron spent 10 months at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, and credits his wellbeing to his decision to commit to the Job Corps program. In his short time with MJCC, McCarron completed the remainder of his high school credits, received his diploma, earned his American Welding Society certification, and completed [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate Bernard Funderburk spent 13 months at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, and credits his success to Job Corps. In just over one year, Funderburk completed the Medical Assistant certification, became a certified phlebotomist, and a certified EKG technician before relocating from Augusta Georgia to Charlotte, North Carolina. With his work ethic [...]

MJCC grad Zach Castillo now works driving trucks Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate Zach Castillo spent 139 days at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, and he feels it was well worth it. In just under five months, Castillo completed the remainder of his high school credits, received his diploma, completed his Class B Commercial Driver’s License, [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center held a graduation ceremony on June. 21, honoring the accomplishments of 37 new graduates. These graduates completed their career technical training programs, amassing new skills and certifications that make them sought-after employees, and, in the case of students who had yet to complete high school when they enrolled in MJCC, earned [...]

MJCC Y2Y/S.A.V.E. club members, student government executives, and the student personnel department come together to bring awareness to the MJCC student body about the national problem of bullying. The special assembly educated students on the impact of bullying and taught them how they can be part of the solution not only with their classmates, but [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate, Zach Castillo spent 139 days at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center and it was well worth it according to him. In just under five months, Castillo completed the remainder of his high school credits, received his diploma, completed his Class B Commercial Driver’s License, became Green Environment certified, completed his OSHA [...]

Legislators, employer partners and Kentucky Labor Cabinet attend Every six months, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center holds its Center Industry Council meeting to get input from industry leaders about training, educating and developing its students to join a skilled labor pool. Additionally CIC members get updates about the center’s progress. Typically attendants are employers who [...]