Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

SJCC College Fair

October 16th, 2017

Last month, SJCC’s Business & Community Liaison held a College Fair on-center, with all local colleges in attendance. Students were given the opportunity to learn about local colleges, SJCC’s college program, and ask any other questions they had regarding college and the process to get enrolled. At the end of the fair, Michelle Melton, former [...]

SIATech Field Trip

October 16th, 2017

Last Thursday, about 60 of our staff & students attended the 2017 Youth Leadership Summit, a 1-day conference focusing on STEM-related careers and pathways, sponsored by SIATech.  Approximately 200 students from all over northern California attended the summit which took place at Skyline College in San Francisco.  The students were able to learn from various [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center’s, Office Administration career technical trade attends the annual WV Makes Festival on Friday, October 6, 2017 in Huntington, WV. “More than 80 makers from 17 West Virginia counties and the states of Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania will exhibit their creations,” said Mike Friel, public information specialist at RCBI. “The festival [...]

Students from the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps walked the walk and talked the talk during their recent job interviews with the Kentucky Department of Corrections – and, as a result, were all hired! Students Anthony Brown, Tre’Shawn Dillard, Jarvis Mattox, Marvin Lockett, Robert Mayer and Jared Jardine interviewed with the Kentucky Department of Corrections [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps celebrated its Youth2Youth/Partners4Peace Week Sept. 18-22 with guest speakers, including one from NASA, art activities, classroom presentations in the local schools, an anti-violence message themed contest for decorating classrooms and dorms, and a Be a Superhero not a Bully event. The week culminated with the spreading of the Y2Y message [...]

Thanks to the Financial Reality Foundation, Alaska Job Corps Center students got real with all the aspects of personal finance during the Get Real! Financial Reality Fair held on the Center on Thursday, Sept. 28. Students learned how to make budgets, how best to spend, or save, their money, and what could happen if they [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center’s Y2Y Ambassadors and BCL attended the Charleston City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, 2017. Job Corps Centers across the country are observing Youth-2-Youth (Y2Y) Campaign against Violence Week September 17-22, 2017. A presentation was made to the city council regarding the purpose of Y2Y. A Y2Y Flyer of events, [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center will observe the third annual Youth-2-Youth Campaign Against Violence Week, Sept. 18-22, 2017. Student Desmond Baker will represent the center at the National Director’s conference with Y2Y Ambassadors across the nation in Washington D.C. Several activities are planned on and off center to observe the week which include, guest speaker [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center observed Patriots Day, September 11, 2017 during Monday Business Meeting. Willie Brown, Center Director spoke to students and staff regarding the significance of the day when first responders and other brave men and women during the terrorist attacks on American soil on Sept. 11, 2001. Willie Brown said, “Take time to [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) recognized National Minority Awareness Month during Monday Business Meeting on August 21, 2017 with guest speaker Karen Williams. Mrs. Williams is a volunteer with CORE (Center for Organ Recovery & Education). Her personal experience with a best friend in need of an organ [...]