Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

Destiny Davis, a Charleston Job Corps graduate, has begun the next part of her education by enrolling in college. Destiny realized the importance of further education after aging out of foster care without having a high school diploma. She opted to join the Charleston Job Corps and use the center as her entrance to college, [...]

When Welding Instructor Mark Sneed started at Whitney M. Young, he entered into a D-Grade program. The plaques on the wall in the welding classroom, which celebrate welding as one of the strongest trades on-center, indicate that’s no longer the case. Sneed has been at Whitney for almost 20 years now, and during that time, [...]

Whitney M. Young has sent another student off to a bright future. Ngolo Nundu, a CNA student who earned his high school diploma at Whitney as well, has graduated and started his career. He was starting study on a second trade, however, he decided to ultimately leave with his current qualifications so he could care [...]

New year, new students, new dreams to fulfill: Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center is about to get underway for 2022. With our remaining students from last year safely returning to center to continue their journeys, Whitney M. Young has a lot of bright young talent to make this year great. But our ambitions are [...]

Spencer created our very first RV Gingerbread house. Students were given a task to come up with something unique for a gingerbread house.  The idea came to Spencer while having a conversation with another student. Spencer’s RV has a lot of creative items that have never been before seen on NHJCC Gingerbread houses. For example, [...]

How many Job Corps sisters, in the same trade, have obtained their credentials in two consecutive months? Kiara and Mya Andino have done just that. Both sisters have passed their NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assisting tests and are now looking forward to    taking their NHA Certified Phlebotomy Exam. Additionally, Kiara and Mya have started [...]

Red Ribbon Week Activities

December 22nd, 2021

Gulfport Red Ribbon Week Mr. Joe Jackson, TEAP Specialist and the Health and Wellness Department sponsored several on line activities for students during this year Red Ribbon Week.  The Wellness Department provided  links of educational information and short videos for student participation incorporating this year Theme –“Drug Free Looks Like Me”.   Staff members participated in [...]

Lamar Hay, completed  Security, Protective Services, and Homeland Security training while at the Flint Genesee Job Corps Center!  He is now both Certified Protection Officer and a Concealed Pistol License (CCPL) holder!  He ships for the U.S. Army – Basic Training in January, 2022 for Fort Land Wood in Missouri, after which he will attend [...]

On December 9, Charleston Job Corps marched in the City of Charleston’s Christmas Parade. With the décor of the Job Corps Bus, the Charleston Job Corps also took part in the Float Contest. The carpentry students contributed to the decorations by sculpting Santa’s face, which included the famed red hat atop the bus. The crowds [...]

The Flint Genesee Job Corps Center is pleased to announce their partnership with the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) .  The MOU establishes joint processes and procedures that will enable parties to fully integrate the current service delivery systems, assist students achieving agreed upon career tech and academic skills, [...]