By: Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job Corps Center would like to wish everyone a “Happy Holiday and a Happy New Year!”

This year we had fun coordinating multiple activities to provide our students with opportunities to have fun, receive treats, and have a chance at winning prizes. Every department on center was tasked with working in teams to plan a festivity that gifted our students with snacks and a fun time. Another surprise we planned for [...]

Throughout the month of December, the students and staff at Blue Ridge Job Corps Center participated in a variety of activities to help spread joy and love during the holiday season. Giving back to the community is extremely important to everyone at Blue Ridge, and there is no better time of year to put this [...]

On December 12, Justine Bradley, Licensed Practical Counselor of the Mount Rogers Community Service Board came to center to talk with the student body about how to overcome the “Holiday Blues”. There are many factors that can cause the depressed, stressed, agitated, fatigued, down and out, dreaded bad feelings that many people experience over the [...]

No stranger to Job Corps in Los Angeles, LeadersUp made sure to invite MTC L.A Job Corps students to participate in their annual job fair expo. One of the great outcomes of this partnership is increasing the access of resources for students to be better prepared for job placement. Taking students to participate in the [...]

At MTC L.A Job Corps, we try to connect students to opportunities that can help them broaden their perspectives on future career paths. So the Business & Community Liaison and Workbase Learning Specialist decided to take a few students to the Wonder Women Tech Convention at the Long Beach Convention Center. This event was filled [...]

By: Barrington Tolliver Greeting, Potomac Job Corps Center will host the next Workforce Council Meeting on Monday December 16, 2019 at 11:30AM. The meeting will begin on center in the media room. Industry members representing several Potomac Job Corps Center trades are expected to attend. The meeting will give Workforce Members the opportunity to interact with [...]

On Tuesday, December 10, the Carl D. Perkins Student Government Association braved the cold weather to attend the 61st Inauguration of Governor Andy Beshear and Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman at the KY state Capital building in Frankfort. The students were excited to be a part of this event as they witnessed history in the making. [...]

MTC Los Angeles Job hosted it’s second Community Relations Council meeting on December 4, 2019. Despite the heavy rains, community members came out and enjoyed good food in good company for all the right reasons. This center’s Business & Community Liaison also believes in recognizing leaders in the community for all the right reasons. This [...]

In November of 2019, MTC Los Angeles Job Corps hosted their first Industry Council meeting, now known as the Workforce Council meeting, where community partners were invited on center as part of the new operator’s efforts for the center. The successful launch meeting was well attended despite the heavy rain & hail that occurred that [...]