Posts Tagged ‘Muhlenberg Job Corps’

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 [...]

Instructors Chuck Chaney and John Austin jumped at the chance to help Jerry Hancock, Muhlenberg High School Athletic Director, on a project for the baseball team. The high school team and the Muhlenberg Stallions were looking to improve the dirt areas of the infield. Once the red clay infield mix from Tennessee was purchased and [...]

2017 graduate, Isaiah McCall, stopped by Muhlenberg Job Corps to thank his former instructors. Isaiah completed the Heavy Equipment Operation trade and then completed his CDL in just thirteen months. Isaiah said that when he arrived at the Muhlenberg Job Corps he was homeless. He said those thirteen months changed his life and he is [...]

The Department of Labor funds special projects for Job Corps every year. These projects fall under the Career Technical Student Training (CTST) heading. This year’s CTST task was not just your run of the mill endeavor, as this project would showcase the amazing skills of both Muhlenberg Hard Trades instructors and Muhlenberg Job Corps students. [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps held its graduation on April 25th with 44 students graduating from the program. This class, like most, didn’t disappoint and had a few worth some honorable mention. DeTriawn Wade, graduate speaker, has returned to Memphis, TN, and plans on furthering his education by attending college to be a Physical Therapist. This class [...]

Diversicare, a nursing home in Greenville, Kentucky, celebrated Nursing Home Week with a little flare. One of the events for the week, is the annual Wheel Chair Parade.  This year health trade students from Muhlenberg Job Corps spent their day participating in the event. Staff and residents worked together in taking a wheelchair and making [...]

When Brian Hancock, Muhlenberg BCL, invited Adam Lynch, Staff Recruiter for Perdue Farms for a tour neither knew what to expect. Adam Lynch said that he had no idea of how top notch the Muhlenberg campus was until his tour on April 3rd. Adam then returned the request and invited Muhlenberg staff to visit the [...]

Kitumaini Nturubika, a refugee from Congo, found himself at Muhlenberg Job Corps in May of 2012. Kitumaini used his time wisely and quickly earned his high school diploma, a certification in Medical Office Support and attained his Pharmacy Technician certificate. After completing his trade, Kitumaini stayed on Muhlenberg campus while going through the college program [...]

The Taste of Muhlenberg event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Muhlenberg. The Rotary Club is a nonprofit organization that has annual fundraising events and service projects. The funds raised are then donated into the local community benefiting; 4-H Backpack Program, Family Resource Center, Special Olympics, high school scholarships, Opportunity Center, Bremen Park, Wellness [...]