Muhlenberg Job Corps Center

Growing up with six sisters and three brothers on the south side of Louisville, KY, Jordan Hood faced many struggles and trials, including the tragic loss of his brother in 2017. That event alone sent Hood on a downward spiral of hopelessness and depression and at 16 years old, Hood decided to drop out of [...]

Thanks to the students in our Heavy Equipment Industry (HEI) trades, Muhlenberg Job Corps Center underwent multiple campus ground improvements in August. HEI instructors and several hard trade students initiated a long-awaited landscaping overhaul. Landscape renovations started at the Welcome Center, working their way down to the Administration Building and numerous other areas throughout campus. [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has always maintained a close relationship with our local nursing homes as many of our students participate in Work Based Learning at those facilities. While COVID guidelines have remained in place and made it impossible for our health trade students to work at those facilities our health trade instructors became creative [...]

Before Job Corps Graduate Enock Ngoga joined the Job Corps program he had been staying at home taking care of his two nieces and was looking to maintain his High School Diploma. While at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center he was enrolled in our High School Diploma program as well as the Certified Nursing Assistant Program. [...]

Welding Graduate Jordan Hood is making his way in the world after completing his trade at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. Jordan joined the Job Corps program after he had dropped out of high school following the death of his brother. He know that he had the potential for greatness and wanted to make himself [...]

On Friday May 7th, 2021 Muhlenberg Job Corps Center honored teachers at their center for Teacher Appreciation Week. Teachers were provided with a socially distanced special order lunch from Subway to begin the celebration. Instructors were then honored later in the day with a virtual slide show presentation recognizing each individual teacher and how many [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center staff participated in a center wide clean-up effort in recognition of Earth Day. Over 2 days center staff from various departments tackled landscaping in areas across campus removing weeds and debris. Muhlenberg campus is in a rural area filled with an abundance of foliage which takes extreme amounts of time to [...]

As clinical practicum locations remain at reduced capacities and/or closed our Health Trades team at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center began brainstorming ways they could provide the needed skills training to our students while following COVID guidelines. Shown in the images above Health Trade students such as Certified Nursing Assistant, Clinical Medical Assistant and Pharmacy Tech [...]

In March of 2020, amidst the pandemic, Muhlenberg Job Corps Center initiated trade training for Material Distribution Operation. While it’s progress was slow going throughout virtual learning students are now  able to begin certification testing as they are returning to campus. This week Muhlenberg had its first student, Jonathan Burgess, to pass the Certified Logistics [...]

Students enjoyed many activities and prizes at the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center throughout the Easter weekend. Bingo games held in the dorms accommodating all social distancing and quarantine requirements made the fun available for even the newly returned students who were still in quarantine phase.  A pool tournament and three point shoot out were also [...]