L-r:  Bobby Myers, Javon Dalmast, Christine Sanders, Congressman Colin Allred, Kenneth Stewart, Anthony Smith, and Corey Odum The North Texas Job Corps Student Government Association Outreach Committee members participated in the Hamilton Park 34th annual Juneteenth parade held 6/22 in the Hamilton Park community in Dallas, TX.  Juneteenth is an annual observance that started in Texas [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps facility has noticed a rise in females taking Heavy Equipment Operation trade over the past couple of years. There tends to be a stigma concerning male and female in the Heavy Equipment industry.  John Austin, HEO instructor, stated females operate just as well as males, and in some cases even better.  Shante [...]

By Barrington Tolliver Potomac alumni Yaa Anokye-Agyei had the opportunity to speak to students at Job Corps about her experience in Transportation Communication Union and her experience in the workforce. She is currently a Ticket Agent with Amtrak in the Customer Service Department. She started out her adventure in Job Corps with an interest in [...]

By Barrington Tolliver Potomac Job corps Center hosted a Community Industry Council Meeting. The meeting consisted of people representing hard and soft trades on center. The focus of the meeting was to engage members into conversations that will allow them to provide professional opinions and critiquing of the industry strengths and weaknesses. Allowing professional leaders [...]

Phoenix Job Corps students have been volunteering at a downtown Phoenix church, welcoming refugees seeking asylum. Students set up tables and welcome the 50 refugees as they get off the bus. “We accept asylum seekers,” said volunteer Bonnie Simmons, coordinator of the church’s asylum work as well as mercy and justice work. “It’s the last leg [...]

Finals were over and all that was left for Dominique Moore to do was walk across the stage at Mt. Hood Community College and accept her Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She hadn’t thought about graduation day and on the spot she tried to gather her thoughts. “Don’t trip. It’s a big deal. [...]

When Anya Goss arrived at Springdale Job Corps Center she knew she had no time to waste. The Pharmacy Technician graduate (July 2018) spoke about how Springdale Job Corps Center helped her. What led you to Job Corps? During high school, I had an idea of what I wanted to do one day, but it [...]

Potomac Job Corps Center is eager to highlight Theodore Proctor alumni of Potomac. Theodore Proctor is a 1986 graduate of Job Corps. His trade on center was Electrical. He currently lives in Ft. Washington, MD. While attending middle and high school he played sports. Sports kept him out of trouble. What led him to Job Corps was the opportunity to [...]

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 [...]