Posts Tagged ‘EJCA’

June 1st, 2016

Exeter Job Corps recently hosted its Battle of the Trades event and it was an epic throw down.  White jacket versus Black jacket Culinary students competed in a fierce competition chopped style.  Teams of two were given two rounds to showcase their skills in an appetizer and entrée round.  Ingredients ranged from Ramen noodles, flaming [...]

On May 12th, Exeter Job Corps Career Preparation students volunteered at the Tomaquag Museum.  Staff & students worked together to help clean the landscape, clean windows and paint an entrance ramp.  The staff really appreciated Exeter’s help in preparing the museum for the upcoming summer season.  The museum has also been a Work Based Learning [...]

EJCA celebrates Y2Y activities

September 17th, 2015

Exeter Job Corps Academy students participating with Y2Y leadership students in peace building activities on campus 9/14/15.  Ms. Kellianne Sparrow facilitated team building activities with multiple CTT and academic classes.  Students really enjoyed the events and are looking forward to more.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard W. Rose (Rhode Island) nationally known for prosecuting the RI Plunderdome scandal.  Attorney Rose is the Rhode Island representative for Project Safe Neighborhoods (“PSN”) the Department of Justice initiative to reduce gun crimes. It networks existing local law enforcement programs that target gun crimes and provides a focal point for community activists [...]

EJCA students welcomed nationally recognized Dr. Cornelius O. “Skip” Granai III, Director of the Program of Women’s Oncology, RI’s largest focused cancer program dedicated to women. Dr. Grania is the Vice President of the Network and Women’s Center at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, RI. He has been voted one of “Rhode Island’s Top [...]

EJCA female students started their Women’s month celebration with great speakers and role models.  On March 9th, Catalina Martinez, a strategic member of nationally recognized marine oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard locator of the Titanic. She is an inspirational women’s speaker who overcame many cultural and gender challenges to complete her education, work in a non-traditional [...]

EJCA Manufacturing and Construction students participated in a Ground Hog Job Shadow event during February with the Rhode Island Army National Guard at Camp Fogarty.  Students were given a guided tour of the Mechanic Shop, the Humvee fleet, heavy equipment and motored vehicles. Soldiers answered the students technical questions and reviewed detailed facts about the machinery. [...]

EJCA hosted Mr. Gerry Fernandez on February 23rd at our own Culinary Cafe.  Mr. Fernandez was able to enjoy the culinary selection prepared for him before meeting with all Culinary Arts and Hospitality students. He commended our students on their recent ProStart win and was quiteimpressed with the quality and service in the Culinary Cafe. He is [...]

EJCA welcomed Elizabeth Connallon, a guest speaker from the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island on March 1st. Close to 1.7 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury each year. EJCA Health and GED students participated in many activities that allowed students to experience how a person with a brain injury feels. Students were educated [...]

On February 16th EJCA Culinary Arts students participated in the first annual Rhode Island ProStart Culinary Competition at the Radisson Providence Airport Hotel. Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian welcomed all the Culinary competitors to the competition and wished them all good luck. EJCA sent four teams to the competition and all four teams placed. Students were evaluated [...]