Posts Tagged ‘Exeter Job Corps Academy’

Taste of North Kingstown Event From land to air to sea, the taste buds soared as over 500 attendees sampled food at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce Annual Taste of North Kingstown event.  The chamber hosted this event on Thursday, May 12th at the Providence Jet Center in Quonset Point, RI.   This was the first [...]

Culinary Arts Student Jordan Plante shared information about a recent event which she and fellow Culinary  Students Kyle Soltys, Kevin Guibeau participated in called….the “Hunger Bowl.”   Our students worked under the guidance of Exeter Culinary Arts Instructor Chef Christopher Pratt.   The Kingston Hill Academy was the site of the event which was a fundraiser for the RI [...]

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.

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 [...]

EJCA students and staff again partnered with Domestic Violence Center of South County [DVRCSC] to bring the nationally recognized anti-bullying initiative Rachel’s Challenge message to all students.  EJCA was a pilot site in 2011 for introducing Rachel’s message to young adults. The pilot program was so successful that the DVRCSC replicated it with South County public [...]