Posts Tagged ‘Hubert H. Humphrey’

Toys for Tots project

September 2nd, 2015

Sometimes good deeds are rewarded! Members of the Salvation Army team came to the Hubert H Humphrey campus to treat the students with a pizza party, T-shirts, backpacks and certificates of recognition for their efforts during the Toys for Tots registration process. The final tally for the whole drive was 13,421 phone applications and 4,379 [...]

Youth Legislative Day 2013

September 2nd, 2015

HH Humphrey student government members participated in Youth Legislative Day at the Capitol as advocates for the Job Corps program. They were given a special privilege by Senator John Hoffman who brought them onto the floor of the Senate and up onto the dais for a group photo by the Senate photographer. They met with [...]

Como Conservatory Water Gardens

September 2nd, 2015

Just in time for Memorial Day 2013, Humphrey’s HBI students and their instructor worked on the installation of the Water Gardens at the Como Conservatory. Water gardening gives these students a unique training as part of their landscaping training requirements. The Victoria water platters, first discovered in the Amazon over 100 years ago, float on [...]

Trade Expo

September 2nd, 2015

HH Humphrey held a career fair on the campus. Students were the exhibitors, like CNA student Chris Russ who got the chance to explain his CNA/HHA trade training program to Paul Rheingans, Employment and Financial Coach for CommonBond Communities. CommonBond is the largest non-profit provider of affordable housing in the Midwest with more than 5000 [...]

Office Administration credentials

September 2nd, 2015

At the core of what we all do, the most exciting times at Job Corps are in the classroom. These six Humphrey students have challenged themselves and each other to earn as many certifications as possible in their Office Administration trade. As a group, they have earned seventy-three so far, with more to come. “It [...]

Salvation Army Red Kettles

September 2nd, 2015

The Salvation Army is getting ready for the kick-off of its Red Kettle annual campaign. In the Minneapolis-St Paul metro area, there will be 2000 bell ringers out with their red kettles during the holidays, hoping to raise $9.8 million locally to support their programs in housing, youth services, rehabilitation, disaster relief and counseling. At [...]

Dinner with Santa and Ms Claus

September 2nd, 2015

Humphrey students were charming as Santa’s helpers and elves at the local Langford Park holiday dinner with Santa and Mrs. Claus. It gave the students a chance to meet the one hundred and forty neighbors who attended. This annual event is a favorite in the neighborhood and draws families who enjoy a spaghetti dinner with [...]

“For over thirty years, the Hubert H Humphrey Job Corps Center has been a part of the Como Park neighborhood. The center and its students have become an important part of the fabric of our neighborhood. Each year dozens of Job Corps students donate hundreds of volunteer hours to projects right here in our neighborhood. [...]

Hubert H Humphrey celebrated its 2014 Winter Graduation on February 7th. Sixty-eight Completers donned cap and gown to participate in this recognition of their accomplishments. Forty GEDs and High School diplomas were also acknowledged in the ceremony. The program opened with the graduation procession and the Presentation of the Colors by the MN Army National [...]

Feed My Starving Children

September 2nd, 2015

Fifty-one Humphrey TCU students and staff prepared and packed 19,244 MannaPack™ meals at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) for delivery to Haiti. Working in teams, they packed rice, extruded soy nuggets, a mixture of vitamins, minerals and a vegetarian flavoring with dehydrated vegetables into packages that are then sealed and packed. The formula is designed [...]