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Alex Compton, whose career with Job Corps spans 15 years, is the new center director at Charleston Job Corps.  Compton, who previously served as the career development director at Fred G. Acosta Job Corps in Tucson, AZ, started at CJCC on June 10. Compton said that his decision to pursue a career in Job Corps [...]

Danielle Marshall, who is currently a resident in Lexington, KY, is native of Lake City, FL, where she was raised by her mother, in a single parent household. Danielle also resided in Cedar Park for a portion of her life, a neighborhood in Lake City that was not conducive to seeing young people emerge and [...]

Muhlenberg had its Summer Graduation on June 27th. This graduation class showcased 25 students with several being awarded for their work effort while on campus. Tracy Marks and Michael Voss were mentioned as the two who have been accepted to advance training with another job corps. This class had four students that have enlisted in [...]

Every year Horizon Youth Services (HYS) has a safety competition. The competition is based on Safety Committee meetings, Student Satisfaction Surveys, Safety Committee Inspections, and drills, along with several other factors. The Muhlenberg Job Corps won 1st place this year and for the last four years. Muhlenberg Job Corps Safety Officer, Susan Lyons said, “Safety [...]

Nicholas Mangione started Muhlenberg Job Corps in March of 2017. Nicholas attained his Certified Nurse Assistant certificate while on campus and then shifted his focus to a college career in nursing. Nicholas began Madisonville Community College in the beginning of 2018. While on Muhlenberg Job Corps campus and attending college classes, Nicholas learned about the [...]

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 [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center Youth2Youth Ambassador’s hosts’ the Stop the Violence Event to help with the center culture by promoting peace amongst students. As part of the event, we were honored to have our guest speaker, The Honorable Chief Circuit Judge of Kanawha County, Mr. Hollis Lewis. During his presentation, Lewis left three guidelines for [...]

The Recreation leadership teams, Student Government Association, Youth-2-Youth Ambassadors and Leisure Time Learning Coordinator Joni Radcliff- Pena recently joined together to host a Grand Re-Opening Celebration of the Game Hall in the recreation building at Charleston Job Corps. The game hall was completely remodeled by students from the Carpentry, Facility Maintenance, Painting and Network Cabling [...]

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 [...]

Charleston Job Corps, City consider work-based learning opportunities Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin visited Charleston Job Corps May 9 to discuss the economic impact of the center on the city and a potential work-based learning partnership with the city to provide students with valuable hands-on job experience in addition to their career technical training on center. [...]