Posts Tagged ‘alaska job corps center’

Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace students jump into icy waters at the Mat-Su Plunge On Saturday, Feb. 17, students from the Alaska Job Corps Youth 2 Youth Partners 4 Peace (Y2Y) group made quite a splash when they braved frigid temperatures to jump into Wasilla Lake for the annual Mat-Su Plunge. Although students woke [...]

They conducted laboratory work in a water treatment plant. They learned about the special emergency equipment used by paramedics and firefighters. They toured a truss construction plant and learned what it takes to become quality employees. They gathered information on how electricity-producing generators worked. They sat in on an accounting class held at the local [...]

The audience listened with rapt attention as Bill Pagaran, inspirational speaker and president of the non-profit organization, Carry the Cure, spoke to an assembly of Alaska Job Corps Center students on Friday, Feb. 9. The dynamic speaker walked back and forth in front of the students as he emphasized the individual worth and value of [...]

During the last two weeks, Alaska Job Corps Center students have worked hard to serve their communities by donating their time and diligent efforts by helping homeless and impoverished people in both the Mat-Su Valley and Anchorage. While engaged in these community service activities, student volunteers were focused on the task at hand as they [...]

Lucky Keodoungdy, a recent graduate of the Alaska Job Corps Center’s Culinary Arts program, always has something positive to say to those around him. He not only inspires with his words, but he encourages others by modeling the attitude, work ethic and motivation needed to succeed in life. He recently proved that ability to succeed [...]

When the City of Palmer’s Water/Wastewater Treatment Division held their first annual laboratory testing competition on Nov. 9, Alaska Job Corps Center students and alumni competed against each other—and all excelled. The competition included three Alaska Job Corps alumni and three current students and consisted of a battery of tests to see who could conduct [...]

Over the last year, a team of Alaska Job Corps students from the carpentry, building construction technology and electrical trades united to build a new Security/Transportation Office at the entrance to the Center. The new building serves as a welcome center and security checkpoint for Center staff, students and all visitors. Carpentry students laid out [...]

Employers gathered at the Alaska Job Corps Center on Thursday, Oct. 26, for the semi-annual Workforce Summit Council luncheon. Several dozen partners attended the meeting, where they provided input and feedback on how Alaska Job Corps can offer the best possible training to produce the highest quality employees and successful members of the U.S. workforce. [...]

Thanks to the Financial Reality Foundation, Alaska Job Corps Center students got real with all the aspects of personal finance during the Get Real! Financial Reality Fair held on the Center on Thursday, Sept. 28. Students learned how to make budgets, how best to spend, or save, their money, and what could happen if they [...]

Thanks to the Financial Reality Foundation, Alaska Job Corps Center students got real with all the aspects of personal finance during the Get Real! Financial Reality Fair held on the Center on Thursday, Sept. 28. Students learned how to make budgets, how best to spend, or save, their money, and what could happen if they [...]