Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

On May 15, the U.S. Military partnered with the Whitney Young Job Corps Center to host a successful Military Fair. The representatives of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines were present to discuss career opportunities after completing Whitney Young Job Corps. Over a hundred students had the opportunity to learn more about the experiences [...]

Jenasica Woods completed her Clinical Medical Assistant technical training and now is now employed with Kentucky Blood Center in Louisville, KY as a Phlebotomist. Ms. Woods begins her new role on June 3 and is very excited to start her career in the health industry. Prior to obtaining her career technical training, Woods worked full-time [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps held its graduation on April 25th with 44 students graduating from the program. This class, like most, didn’t disappoint and had a few worth some honorable mention. DeTriawn Wade, graduate speaker, has returned to Memphis, TN, and plans on furthering his education by attending college to be a Physical Therapist. This class [...]

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 [...]

Kitumaini Nturubika, a refugee from Congo, found himself at Muhlenberg Job Corps in May of 2012. Kitumaini used his time wisely and quickly earned his high school diploma, a certification in Medical Office Support and attained his Pharmacy Technician certificate. After completing his trade, Kitumaini stayed on Muhlenberg campus while going through the college program [...]

Demetrius Brownlee at age 19 has secured a position with STAR Construction thanks to the great cement career technical training he received at Whitney Young Job Corps. While at Whitney Young Brownlee obtained various certifications in the industry to help him jump start a prosperous career. On the first week, Brown reported” I love my [...]

Charonda Fletcher, age 18, completes her CMA career technical training in 8 months at Whitney Young Job Corps and lands a position with U of L Physicians Outpatient Center in Louisville, KY. Ms. Fletcher heard about Job Corps from a family friend and was skeptical at first, but after speaking with an Outreach and Admissions [...]

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 [...]

From January 6 -September 29, 2017, Olajuwan didn’t waste any time building his skill level while at Muhlenberg Job Corps. In those nine months, Olajuwan said that he built a career and learned several new personal skills that have helped him become successful. Olajuwan now works for Big G Express in Shelbyville, TN. He said [...]