Archive for the ‘Community Service’ Category

Our monthly TalkAbout e-newsletter turned daily in an effort to maintain the student connection while on Spring Break (see previous blogs). With a content plan in place now, we’ve designated Monday as TalkAbout Coping Day. Each Monday students will receive messaging that provides them tools for coping with events or issues that may take place [...]

The WRJC saw a mass exodus today as students headed home for Spring Break, as a CV-19 precaution. The event was orderly and fast-activated with just a few hours prior notice (about 12 hours from the mass departures). Every body on campus chipped in to help with notifying parents of minors, processing required admin paperwork, [...]

As a donor to Wind River Job Corps Jackets for Jobs business attire drive, Senator Enzi’s representative Jennifer Fernadez dropped by the center today. The Senator donated a jacket as well as a full suit. Tucked in the inside pocket of each is a personal letter from the Senator.   The letter states” The toughest thing [...]

The count is up to 16 stories recognizing Women in History, along with another 16 stories about the Women of WRJob Corps (see previous posts since March 3 for full story and portfolio of stories). Besides getting substantial play in the media, these stories have been presented on posters and displayed throughout the campus. While [...]

Wind River Job Corps continues to add to the Women in History effort (see previous post). The project started with posters that tell the story of 2 women – one from history or national acclaim, and one from the student body of Wyoming’s Job Corp. Two local media sources have since picked up on the [...]

A number of Red Rock students have been enrolled and transferred to a number of advanced training programs. They include: United Auto Worker Toyota 10 advanced auto technology program at Clearfield Job Corps Center in Clearfield, UT: Auto Technology and Auto Collision Repair students, Alexander Payton, Demetrius Palmer, Joshua Schlichting and Deanna Forster; Overhead Lineman [...]

Red Rock Job Corps Center began the new year by visiting residents at Bonham’s Nursing Home in Stillwater, PA. The students were accompanied by Residential Advisor Victoria Daltrof, and assisted with the residents’ New Year’s Eve party and bingo game. Miss Victoria said students and residents enjoyed each other’s company and are looking forward to [...]

Red Rock Human Service Worker advanced training and Office Administration students traveled to nearby Wee Care Foundations pre-school on Thursday, March 5 to read and play games with the young students. The event is part of Read Across America Week, which commemorates Dr. Seuss’ (Theodor Seuss Geisel) birthday and the importance of literacy. Jackie Johnson, [...]

Wind River Job Corps will be celebrating Women’s History throughout the month of March. The efforts kicked off today with the first 3 of 15 posters appearing all over campus – in trades, the dorms, rec center, wellness, cafeteria and more. Students nominated the women they wanted to recognize. Each poster includes two stories – [...]

Students and staff can now feel they know more about what’s going on around the Wind River Job Corps since we launched a new digital and hard copy newsletter, WRTalkAbout. While a limited number of hard copies are available on campus, students and staff received the publication through their email. The new tool will help [...]