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Digital News Keeps Wind River Job Corps Students Connected

March 19th, 2020

RIVERTON, WY – As students settle in back home for a few unplanned Spring Break weeks, it might be easy getting comfy on the couch and lose sight of goals. The staff at Wind River Job Corps want to help students defend themselves from that lethargy with daily messages of encouragement and action strategies. Our monthly e-newsletter will now be a M-F daily newsletter with short, quit-hits on news about the campus, messages from instructors, and reminders of why students want to make sure to finish their programs and start their new careers.

The newsletter will also serve to help students develop a better habit of checking the WRJC email, strengthening the tool as an effective communication media. We’re encouraging them to do so with a contest for weekly prizes (the

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WRTalkAbout becomes a daily message of tips and encouragement for students while on Spring Break.

things they love most – food!) with a final $$ gift certificate winner. All prizes will be awarded when students return to class. The mechanism for being entered into the contest is the student hitting “reply” to the emailed newsletter, including the word-of-the-day in their email text.