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Students and staff can now feel they know more about what’s going on around the Wind River Job Corps since we launched a new digital and hard copy newsletter, WRTalkAbout. While a limited number of hard copies are available on campus, students and staff received the publication through their email. The new tool will help [...]

Wind River Job Corps students in Riverton had the opportunity to show their appreciation to Senator John Barrasso today (Tuesday) at the President’s week meeting of the local Rotary Club. Nationally recognized birthdays of Presidents Washington and Lincoln were honored at the meeting. As the keynote speaker for the meeting, held at Central Wyoming College’s [...]

On a day of love, where so many students find reasons to laugh and celebrate, others may feel more isolated. Carpentry student, Phillip Johnson received a standing ovation when he spoke on this topic at today’s Valentines Day student body rally. Phillip talked of those who may have lost a loved one permanently, or a [...]

What better day to express our thanks to our members of Congress, local elected officials, municipalities, WBL employers, community influencers and CRC council members than on Valentines Day with a personalized poster. At the regular Friday student business meeting, we took a photo of all students and staff holding large letters that spelled out Thank [...]

Few things are as important as a smile for I’Javya Hogue, new graduate of the dental assistant program at Wind River Job Corps. From the Riverton, Wyoming campus, she will head to a position at the Smile Direct Club in Denver. The “hard” skills she learned in the program are tangible. She is certified in [...]

RIVERTON, WYOMING – Snuggled against the Wind River Mountains, en route to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the Wind River Job Corps sits in a tourism corridor complete with hotels, restaurants and diverse visitor venues (from fly fishing to rock climbing, powwows to military showcases, with casinos, RV parks and national brand hotels). So [...]

RIVERTON, WYOMING – The Wind River Job Corps unveiled a new, student-focused “OUTSTANDING” campaign this past week with a series of 5 posters. Each poster tells the story of a recent graduate – where they came from, where they are going, the obstacles they overcame and the lessons learned while at Wind River Job Corps. [...]

RIVERTON, WYOMING – Local commercial truck driving instructors, students and employers were introduced to virtual reality this past week (Jan 27) at Wind River Job Corps. According to training software designer Talon Innovative Solutions of Lander, WY, about 60% of commercial drivers will not pass the pre-drive evaluation when testing for their license. That has [...]

You know how important it is to make a good first impression, especially when looking for a job. Yet in our ever-more casual culture, many job seekers struggle to project the kind of professional image you would expect in a new employee. At Wind River Job Corps in Riverton, Wyoming, a lot of effort is [...]

Cassidy Suedekum, recent Wind River Job Corps graduate, has a favorite quote from A. A. Milne, “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” This is a very appropriate quote for the young woman from Firestone, Colorado, who left behind a difficult relationship and life situation by coming up [...]