Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

On the April 8th, Melinda Gibbons Prunty, State Representative of 15th District, swung by Muhlenberg Job Corps for a meeting.  Rep. Gibbons Prunty met with Brian Hancock, the new Business Community Liaison at Muhlen­berg Job Corps Center. One thing he wanted to discuss was how to assist students better who age out of foster care. [...]

Center Director, Pete LaFleur, brought more than just a storied career in Job Corps, he also brought his passion for the skill of gardening. 2019 brings the third year of Pete’s Gardening Club at Muhlenberg Job Corps. Each year, the number of students has increased in the Gardening Club. The size of the club is [...]

Kassidy Cobb, a 16 year old Muhlenberg county girl, noticed a need for cemetery preservation a couple of years ago. Kassidy, who loves her community, felt the utmost historical importance for cleaning up a few cemeteries was a good idea. She noticed a few of them were overgrown by weeds, brambles, and low-lying vegetation due [...]

David Harris, from Louisville, Kentucky, stopped by Muhlenberg Job Corps to give an important message. His message to the CDL students was “stay the course.”   David explained to the enrolled students that his time at Muhlenberg Job Corps was so worth the hard work and effort. David started in November of 2016 in the Heavy [...]

Standard Utility Construction, Inc. representative Kathi Standish and other SUC  spoke to a group of North Texas Job Corps students who are enrolled in diverse construction career technical training programs.  Standish is the vice president of marketing of this family-owned business.  She told the NTJCC students that SUC is hiring and always has opportunities waiting for persons interested [...]

On March 27, Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Business Community Liaison Jimmie Wilson headed to Capitol Hill to visit with US senators and representatives and their staff. The purpose of the visit was to share with elected officials the positive impact that Perkins Job Corps has on the students it serves, the local community and [...]

On March 27, Muhlenberg Job Corps Business Community Liaison Brian Hancock headed to Capitol Hill to visit with US Senator and representatives and their staff. The purpose of the visit was to share with elected officials the positive impact that Muhlenberg Job Corps has on the students it serves, the local community and its economy, [...]

CNA grad Nayim Wells now works at Eastbrook Nursing Facility Nayim Wells, who completed the Certified Nursing Assistant program at CJCC, is the center’s Graduate of the Quarter. Wells earned certifications as a Home Health Aide and CNA, and earned additional certifications for OSHA, CPR and Bloodborne Pathogens. He also took on leadership roles at [...]

Myron Davis from Davis Security has been hiring Phoenix Job Corps students for about 10 years, at a previous business and also at Cornerstone Security. Davis estimates he’s hired up to 50 students at all three businesses. “With Cornerstone, we ran several different types of facilities,” said Davis, Owner and Director of Operations for Davis [...]

Springdale Job Corps Center students spent an evening in February packing oranges and potatoes at the Oregon Food Bank. After working through a sea of produce, they learned how much of an impact their efforts had: a total of 18,406lbs of oranges and 10,027lbs of potatoes sorted and packed. During the two-hours at the Oregon [...]