Posts Tagged ‘Muhlenberg Job Corps’

Once center staff received word the first group of students would be returning on February 23rd collaboration and planning began on how students could be made to feel welcome as they returned “home.” Due to increased COVID restrictions eliminating the ability for students to procure supplies from local stores the idea developed to create student [...]

Jacob Groves will be taking over the role of business community liaison at MJCC.  Groves, a Muhlenberg County native, has previous experience as College and Career Navigator at Madisonville Community College, and as Tour Manager for Brewco Marketing Group.  He completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, and is currently [...]

Monica Gunterman, Health Cluster Manager, along with her staff held their 1st annual “Dress for Success” on Wednesday, July 24th. Monica and staff felt the health cluster department would benefit from the students going through the interview process while still on campus. The students were graded on professionalism, certification, and people skills. Once graded, the [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps softball team finishes the season undefeated in the conference play this season. When Cody Perry, the Director of Center Life and MJCC head coach, was asked what he thought about this season, he said, “I’ve been blessed to be the head coach at the MJCC for the last 8 years. I’ve worked [...]

Danielle Marshall, who is currently a resident in Lexington, KY, is native of Lake City, FL, where she was raised by her mother, in a single parent household. Danielle also resided in Cedar Park for a portion of her life, a neighborhood in Lake City that was not conducive to seeing young people emerge and [...]

Muhlenberg had its Summer Graduation on June 27th. This graduation class showcased 25 students with several being awarded for their work effort while on campus. Tracy Marks and Michael Voss were mentioned as the two who have been accepted to advance training with another job corps. This class had four students that have enlisted in [...]

Every year Horizon Youth Services (HYS) has a safety competition. The competition is based on Safety Committee meetings, Student Satisfaction Surveys, Safety Committee Inspections, and drills, along with several other factors. The Muhlenberg Job Corps won 1st place this year and for the last four years. Muhlenberg Job Corps Safety Officer, Susan Lyons said, “Safety [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]