Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Peter LaFleur, Muhlenberg Job Corps Center Director, spoke to the West Kentucky Workforce Board (WKWB) about Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. The WKWB has a monthly meeting and lunching. These meetings are to discuss past and future business, as well growth and development in the Western Kentucky region. Peter was able to educate the room of [...]

Students learn about urban gardening Members of Charleston Job Corps’ student group “Modern Man” volunteered at the West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference and Community Expo May 3-4, held on the campus of West Virginia State University. Ten club members served as proctors during the two-day event under the supervision of Jeremy Brannon of the West [...]

Senior Residential Advisor, Anita Dunnigan,  assists students with the Planting for Peace competition. Dorms vie for top honors in courtyard flowerbed planting, designs. Y2Y Ambassadors and SGA sponsored a competition May 18 to encourage students to participate in the beautification project by planting flower beds in the courtyard between the dorms. Each dorm was assigned a flower bed, [...]

Instructors Chuck Chaney and John Austin jumped at the chance to help Jerry Hancock, Muhlenberg High School Athletic Director, on a project for the baseball team. The high school team and the Muhlenberg Stallions were looking to improve the dirt areas of the infield. Once the red clay infield mix from Tennessee was purchased and [...]

2017 graduate, Isaiah McCall, stopped by Muhlenberg Job Corps to thank his former instructors. Isaiah completed the Heavy Equipment Operation trade and then completed his CDL in just thirteen months. Isaiah said that when he arrived at the Muhlenberg Job Corps he was homeless. He said those thirteen months changed his life and he is [...]

The Department of Labor funds special projects for Job Corps every year. These projects fall under the Career Technical Student Training (CTST) heading. This year’s CTST task was not just your run of the mill endeavor, as this project would showcase the amazing skills of both Muhlenberg Hard Trades instructors and Muhlenberg Job Corps students. [...]

Diversicare, a nursing home in Greenville, Kentucky, celebrated Nursing Home Week with a little flare. One of the events for the week, is the annual Wheel Chair Parade.  This year health trade students from Muhlenberg Job Corps spent their day participating in the event. Staff and residents worked together in taking a wheelchair and making [...]

When Brian Hancock, Muhlenberg BCL, invited Adam Lynch, Staff Recruiter for Perdue Farms for a tour neither knew what to expect. Adam Lynch said that he had no idea of how top notch the Muhlenberg campus was until his tour on April 3rd. Adam then returned the request and invited Muhlenberg staff to visit the [...]

The Taste of Muhlenberg event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Muhlenberg. The Rotary Club is a nonprofit organization that has annual fundraising events and service projects. The funds raised are then donated into the local community benefiting; 4-H Backpack Program, Family Resource Center, Special Olympics, high school scholarships, Opportunity Center, Bremen Park, Wellness [...]

At the Whitney Young Job Corps Center, Brandon Savage, talent acquisition specialist with NIKE gave a powerful presentation to students about the importance of branding one’s self and the history of NIKE’s successful marketing campaign. Students were informed that patience, persistence and a positive outlook are vital in today’s workforce especially when you are building [...]