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North Texas Job Corps graduate Jonathan Boldes completed his Cement Masonry training and then enrolled in the advanced cement masonry program at the Gary Job Corps located in San Marcos, TX.   Jonathan was very excited about following in the footsteps of other North Texas Job Corps graduates who took their job training to the [...]

Alex Compton, whose career with Job Corps spans 15 years, is the new center director at Charleston Job Corps.  Compton, who previously served as the career development director at Fred G. Acosta Job Corps in Tucson, AZ, started at CJCC on June 10. Compton said that his decision to pursue a career in Job Corps [...]

Monica Gunterman, Health Cluster Manager, along with her staff held their 1st annual “Dress for Success” on Wednesday, July 24th. Monica and staff felt the health cluster department would benefit from the students going through the interview process while still on campus. The students were graded on professionalism, certification, and people skills. Once graded, the [...]

Danielle Marshall, who is currently a resident in Lexington, KY, is native of Lake City, FL, where she was raised by her mother, in a single parent household. Danielle also resided in Cedar Park for a portion of her life, a neighborhood in Lake City that was not conducive to seeing young people emerge and [...]

Muhlenberg had its Summer Graduation on June 27th. This graduation class showcased 25 students with several being awarded for their work effort while on campus. Tracy Marks and Michael Voss were mentioned as the two who have been accepted to advance training with another job corps. This class had four students that have enlisted in [...]

L-r:  Bobby Myers, Javon Dalmast, Christine Sanders, Congressman Colin Allred, Kenneth Stewart, Anthony Smith, and Corey Odum The North Texas Job Corps Student Government Association Outreach Committee members participated in the Hamilton Park 34th annual Juneteenth parade held 6/22 in the Hamilton Park community in Dallas, TX.  Juneteenth is an annual observance that started in Texas [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps facility has noticed a rise in females taking Heavy Equipment Operation trade over the past couple of years. There tends to be a stigma concerning male and female in the Heavy Equipment industry.  John Austin, HEO instructor, stated females operate just as well as males, and in some cases even better.  Shante [...]

Finals were over and all that was left for Dominique Moore to do was walk across the stage at Mt. Hood Community College and accept her Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She hadn’t thought about graduation day and on the spot she tried to gather her thoughts. “Don’t trip. It’s a big deal. [...]

When Anya Goss arrived at Springdale Job Corps Center she knew she had no time to waste. The Pharmacy Technician graduate (July 2018) spoke about how Springdale Job Corps Center helped her. What led you to Job Corps? During high school, I had an idea of what I wanted to do one day, but it [...]

Nicholas Mangione started Muhlenberg Job Corps in March of 2017. Nicholas attained his Certified Nurse Assistant certificate while on campus and then shifted his focus to a college career in nursing. Nicholas began Madisonville Community College in the beginning of 2018. While on Muhlenberg Job Corps campus and attending college classes, Nicholas learned about the [...]