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MJCC NOH8 Campaign

On June 24, 2015, the S.A.V.E. Club (Students Against Violence Everywhere) chose to participate in the All Love, NOH8 campaign to stand against discrimination and bullying of all kinds. Those who volunteered to participate in the full day campaign... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Prepares for Flu Season

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center wellness staff and health advocates are well aware that even healthy people can get the flu. Throughout the month of November, the wellness staff was proactive with educating our students and staff about how serious the... Read More

I will forever be grateful to Job Corps.

Monique Williams Jordan

With a pinch of passion, a sprinkle of creativity and a generous amount of determination, "Chef Moe," Monique Williams, has turned her culinary aspirations into a recipe for success.

Her journey began as a culinary arts student at W... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Celebrates Mental Health Month

In May, Muhlenberg Job Corps Center (MJCC) staff and students celebrated Mental Health Month by promoting mental health awareness campus-wide. Mental health is essential to everyone's overall well-being, and all Americans experience times of diffi... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Hosts Annual Safety Fair

Muhlenberg Job Corps teamed up with the local community to hold its Annual Health & Safety Fair. Many supporters of the Job Corps program came prepared to teach a hands-on important health or safety points at their booths. Various departments ... Read More

MJCC Heavy Equipment Operator

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has two clusters of training, and the cluster we are highlighting today is Heavy Industry. As a Job Corps student, you can learn how to perform the essential tasks of a heavy equipment operator, including operating ... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Hosts Senior Citizens Prom

On October 23, 2014, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center recreation department, with the assistance of the health careers students and military club, had the opportunity to host the 2014 Senior Citizens Prom. The prom is an annual event that has outgr... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Hosts June Graduation Ceremony

Muhlenberg Job Corps held its June 2013 graduation ceremony with eight graduates celebrating their accomplishments. Director of Training Allen Abey served as master of ceremonies and welcomed all family members and guests. Graduate Felicia Cox led... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Helps 4-H Food for Kids Backpack Program

The Student Government Association and Peer Counselors of Muhlenberg Job Corps hosted a pizza sale to raise funds for the 4-H Teen Club's Food for Kids Backpack Program. The program sends backpacks of food home on Fridays with students who need fo... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center

Last April, eight students from the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, in Greenville, Ky., traveled to Washington, D.C., to accept the National Green Center Recognition Award. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis recognized these students and other Muhlenberg... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Students Give Back to Local Community

On September 14, 2013, forty-five Muhlenberg Job Corps students volunteered at local charity and high school events in Muhlenberg County. The students were members of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Student Government Association and Peer Counselors.

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Muhlenberg Job Corps 50th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration

The Muhlenberg Job Corps staff and students came together on Monday, August 18, 2014, to kick-off a full week of celebratory events in honor of Job Corps 50th Anniversary.Job Corps was initiated as the central program of the Lyndon B. Johnson Admi... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps "Friends of Freedom Fighters"

On October 13, 2014, at the all staff and student assembly, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Friends of Freedom Fighters Club had the opportunity to present their first care package to student Robert Harris. The club was developed to send care packages an... Read More

MJCC Walks for a Cure

On Friday, June 26, 2015, staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center were proud to participate in the Muhlenberg County Relay for Life event to benefit cancer research. The Bulldog Angels fundraising club sponsored Friday Jean Days for ... Read More

Dylan Kalivas

Muhlenberg Job Corps Student Wins College Math Award

Dylan Kalivas, a Muhlenberg Job Corps student currently enrolled at Madisonville Community College (MCC), recently won a Math Emporium Hall of Fame Award. Twelve reci... Read More

Darius Phillips

Muhlenberg Job Corps Graduate Visits Center

Darius Phillips, a Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate, recently stopped by Muhlenberg Job Corps Center to visit with Center Director Kenny Brown and his former Commercial Driver's L... Read More

Earth Day Every Day

Congratulations to all of our Earth Day Every Day Center Recognition Award winners. In an effort to share best practices, each of the six centers listed below has been recognized by the National Office for its dedication to cutting back on energy ... Read More

Kentucky Job Corps Graduation – Honoring Job Corps 50th Anniversary

On Thursday, March 26th, 2015 the Kentucky Job Corps Consortium in conjunction with Kentucky Outreach & Admissions hosted graduation ceremonies at the Kentucky State Capitol in honor of Job Corps 50th Anniversary. Participating centers were th... Read More

I would not be where I am today without the help of the instructors and guidance counselors of the Job Corps program.

Michael Ford

MJCC staff and students had a pleasant surprise on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, when the former graduate, Michael Ford, stopped by the center for a visit. Ford, a 1983 graduate of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center proudly walked the grounds and reminisc... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Celebrates Graduation

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center held their graduation ceremonies on Friday, November 14, 2014, with twenty-seven students proudly walking the stage to receive their diplomas. staff, students, and family members were welcomed by graduate, Devin Rus... Read More

MJCC Student Government Educates Muhlenberg South Elementary School Students

On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 the Student Government Association leaders of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center reached out to educate young children about Patriot Day at the Muhlenberg South Elementary School. The five student leaders of MJCC dev... Read More

Muhlenberg County EMS Visits Muhlenberg Job Corps

On January 29, 2014, Johnny Hocker of Muhlenberg County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) visited Muhlenberg Job Corps Center to speak with our health career students.

Hocker explained to the students that EMS maintains and enhances the l... Read More

Happy Feet 5K Glow Run

It is that time of year again when the MJCC staff and students slip on their tennis shoes to get motivated for a purpose!

On Friday, September 18, 2015, twenty students and eight staff participated in the Happy Feet 5K Glow Run/Walk even... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center's 34th Annual Eggstravaganza

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center hosted its 34th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on April 12, 2014. The staff of our Recreation Department and the student recreation leaders were excited to entertain 124 hunters at this year's event.

Dependi... Read More

Job Corps Military Club Serves Fair Board

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center’s Military Club parked cars during the week-long fair held at the Muhlenberg County Ag & Convention Center, June 10-14, 2014. Brent Lear, a member of the Muhlenberg County Fair Board, stated: "The students did a... Read More

Micka Blair

Muhlenberg Job Corps Produces Success Have you ever had a horrible day at work so horrible to the point that you don’t want to again answer your office phone? Well, that’s how Jon McCay, Academic Instructor felt at the end of one long day at the M... Read More

Kailyn Collins

Kailyn Collins, a 2015 Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate, left the program to further her education at the advanced training program at the Potomac Job Corps Center. While at MJCC, Collins completed the heavy equipment operator and truck driving cours... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Seeks Non-Residential Students

Have you considered training at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center but didn't want to live on campus? If so, now is the time for you to enroll. Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has available positions for non-residential students who are allowed to commute to... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Hosts Softball Tournament

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Sports Club recently sponsored a softball tournament. Several teams from the local community came to our center to compete against the Muhlenberg Bulldogs, who are coached by Recreation Supervisor Cody Perry The other team... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Student Artwork Displayed at Local Gallery

During the month of October 2013, the Duncan Center Museum & Art Gallery is proudly displaying the art created by Muhlenberg Job Corps students.

At Muhlenberg Job Corps, we offer our students the Arts & Crafts program as an extra... Read More

Christopher Ramirez

Muhlenberg Job Corps Student Finds Success in Medical Industry

Christopher Ramirez is a graduate of Muhlenberg Job Corps Center where he successfully completed the Clinical Medical Assistant trade. Christopher came to M... Read More

I owe my success to Job Corps and to all the staff who showed me they cared and had faith in me.

Demoine Ricky Lofton

In the middle of a hot Georgia Summer in 2010, Demoine Ricky Lofton realized his life was on the road to nowhere and that he wanted more out of life. This is when he realized Job Corps could be the perfect opportunity for his interests. Ricky left... Read More

Muhlenberg SGA Recognizes Hometown Heroes

On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center’s Student Government Association leaders held a Patriot Day ceremony at the county Veterans Memorial Center in Greenville, Kentucky. Student Cody Pardue kicked off the event by singing... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Has Support on Capitol Hill

Karen Robinson, Business Community Liaison of Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, recently met with U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield on Capitol Hill. Robinson provided Whitfield with an update on the many successes of Muhlenberg Job Corps Center and than... Read More

To future students, if you go out and work for it, success will come to you.

Jonathan Poole

Jonathan Poole, from Munford, Tennessee, enrolled into the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center in January of 2014. Before graduating in October of the same year, he successfully completed the Heavy Equipment Operator and Class B CDL Truck Driving courses.... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Serves Community at 2014 Deer Classic

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Military Club had the opportunity to once again control traffic and park cars for the 26th Annual Kentucky Deer Classic. The Kentucky Deer Classic has become known as "the" showcase for Kentucky's avid deer hunter and outd... Read More

Brittney Clark

Muhlenberg Job Corps Student Attends College

Former Muhlenberg Job Corps student, Brittney Clark, recently completed the requirements to receive her Standard High School Diploma. After attending, West Jones High School ... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps "Swings for Sadie"

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Bulldogs competed in the 2nd Annual Swingin' for Sadie softball scholarship tournament on Saturday, July 27, 2013. The Bulldog team was defeated early, but Coach Cody Perry stated, "Regardless of the defeat, the Job Corps ... Read More

Local High School Students Train at Muhlenberg Job Corps

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has a co-enrollment program with the local high school which enables students to come to the Job Corps campus during their senior year of high school for career technical training.

Harley Clack, Mason Weaver, ... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps & Law Enforcement Officers Go for the Net

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center men’s basketball team is currently gearing up for the spring championship tournament. On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, the team was excited to display their talent during a friendly game against the local law enforceme... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Embraces Financial Literacy

During the past four weeks, students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps have been learning and navigating banking basics from Woodforest Bank representatives. Woodforest and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recognize the importance of fin... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps CNA Pinning Ceremony

On January 27, 2014, Muhlenberg Job Corps Center held a pinning ceremony for thirteen students who completed the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course. The pinning ceremony is a rite of passage for anyone entering into an area of the nursing pr... Read More

Kitumaini Nturubika

Muhlenberg Job Corps Student Receives Scholarship

Kitumaini Nturubika, who was born in Congo and later became a resident of Orlando, Florida, enrolled as a student at Muhlenberg Job Corps in May 2012. During his enrollm... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Participates in Groundhog Job Shadow Day

Thousands of employers and students around the country took part in Groundhog Job Shadow Day, held during the week of February 2, 2014. Since 1999, this initiative which engages students in employment settings has paired student "shadows" with "wo... Read More

Muhlenberg's Heavy Equipment Program

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has two clusters of training, and the cluster we are highlighting today is Heavy Industry. As a Job Corps student, you can learn how to perform the essential tasks of a heavy equipment operator, including operating ... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center

Eight students from Muhlenberg Job Corps Center have returned to Greenville, Ky., following a whirlwind trip to Washington, D.C., from April 21 to 24. While thousands of students at centers across the nation were participating in the Earth Day Eve... Read More

Muhlenberg students Job Shadow at State Capital

On Feb. 2, Muhlenberg Job Corps staff and students visited prominent leaders of the Kentucky Commonwealth for Groundhog Job Shadow Day. Students Rhiana Godfrey and James Diehl had the opportunity share their background stories that led them to the... Read More

Hannah Hamilton

While working at fast food restaurants in Crestview, Florida, Hannah Hamilton realized the low wage income she was earning was just not enough. She thrived for a better life for herself. This is when she heard of the Job Corps program and immediat... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Students Take Advantage of TCU Opportunities

Mr. Oscar Derderian, the Regional Coordinator for the Transportation Communications Union (TCU), recently visited Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. The purpose of his visit was to promote TCU's advanced training programs, answer student questions, recr... Read More

Muhlenberg JCC celebrates Job Corps Commencement Day!

On Friday, July 31, 2015, Muhlenberg Job Corps celebrated National Job Corps Commencement Day. A total of thirty-three students proudly walked the stage to receive their well-earned trade diplomas.

The ceremony began with Student Governm... Read More

MJCC Builds Softball Park for the Rochester Community

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center was called upon by the Rochester City Council to construct a community softball park. Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) Instructor John Austin quickly accepted the task. He and several students have worked on the field sin... Read More

Job Corps Hosts Regional Softball Tournament

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center hosted the regional softball conference on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The teams that took the field were from the Carl D. Perkins, Earle C. Clements, and Whitney M. Young Job Corps centers. The Muhlenberg Bulldogs coe... Read More

Patrice Howard

Advanced Training Pays Off for Muhlenberg Job Corps Graduate

On October 31, 2011, Patrice Howard enrolled into Muhlenberg Job Corps program in Greenville, Kentucky. During her enrollment, she successfully completed The ... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Students Take Advantage of Work-Based Learning Opportunities at Walgreens

Blaine Kalivas and Dylan Kalivas, brothers from New Jersey, enrolled at Muhlenberg Job Corps in September 2012 to seek education, training, and certification in the pharmacy technology career path. Both students have taken full advantage of the wo... Read More

Dylan Kalivas

Dylan Kalivas is a 2014 Pharmacy Tech Graduate of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. Kalivas started basic military training December 16, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas where he completed 8.5 weeks of intense, rough training that challenged him not onl... Read More

Robert Harris

Robert Harris is a 2014 Construction Equipment Mechanic graduate of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. On October 19, 2014, he enlisted in the United States Army and conducted his basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, where he graduated in March ... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Hosts Blood Drive

Hosting a blood drive is one simple way Muhlenberg Job Corps gets involved in helping those in need in our local community. The blood drive, held on November 13, 2013, was very successful with one hundred and eight students signed up to donate blo... Read More

I will remember every project during my time at job corps because I know it impacted someone.

Troy Carter

Like many Job Corps graduates, Troy Carter began his life in a low-income neighborhood with nothing but a dream of music industry success and a drive to make it happen. After struggling to balance his education with a budding music career, Carter ... Read More

MJCC Donates to Pathway of Hope Foundation

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center is more than an educational program, it’s more than a training program, and it’s a program that enjoys giving back to their community. The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center has a club called the Bulldog Angels which was d... Read More

Health Careers Students Learn from Hospice

On January 28, 2014, Don Duncan of the Muhlenberg County Hospice spoke to our health careers students at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. Hospice is an organization that provides support and care for those who are in the final phase of a life-limiting... Read More

Job Corps gave me an affirmation that I could do something with my life.

Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez

Job Corps' motto is "Success Lasts a Lifetime" and nowhere is this more evident than in the story of Idaho Court of Appeals Chief Judge Sergio Gutierrez, who received his GED and studied carpentry at the Wolf Creek Job Corps Center in the early 19... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Celebrates 3rd Annual National Job Corps Commencement Day

On August 23, 2013, the one hundred twenty-five Job Corps centers across the nation celebrated the history and successes of Job Corps with a graduation ceremony honoring the 3rd Annual National Job Corps Commencement Day. On that day, Muhlenberg J... Read More

Muhlenberg Students Volunteer at Long Chapel Restoration Project

Two welding students from the Muhlenberg Job Corps are among 11 Job Corps students who are spending two weeks in Virginia completing Phase II of the Long’s Chapel Restoration Project. Other students represent the Charleston and Carl D. Perkins Job... Read More

MJCC Takes the Icy Plunge!

On February 28th, staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center participated in the Penguin Plunge which is a fundraising event for the Muhlenberg County Food for Kids Backpack Program. The funds raised help feed approximately 731 youth in... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Hosts Pharmacy Tech Trade Center Industry Council Meeting

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center hosted a Center Industry Council meeting that focused mainly on the Pharmacy Technology trade. The purpose of the meeting was to build additional partnerships and job placement opportunities for Muhlenberg Job Corps gra... Read More

MJCC Celebrates #27 Ranking!

The staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center are extremely proud to announce that as of April 2015, the Center is now ranked #27, out of 126 Job Corps centers in the nation!

The center’s overall ranking has continuously impr... Read More

Muhlenberg Job Corps Celebrates National Commencement Day

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center celebrated National Job Corps Commencement Day along with 125 other Job Corps Centers in the nation. The national day of celebration, sponsored by the National Job Corps Association, was held August 22, 2014, to coi... Read More

Anne Marie Scheer

Muhlenberg Job Corps Center's Non-Traditional Trade Opportunities for Women

Muhlenberg Job Corps would like to recognize Anne Marie Scheer, a female student who trains at our center in a non-traditional trade. Anne is a... Read More

Muhlenberg Students "BLOCK THE HATE"

On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, the Y2Y student ambassadors, S.A.V.E. (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Club and staff participated in a day of “BLOCK THE HATE!” Staff and students were given colorful ‘hate blockers’ aka sunglasses with peace... Read More

Earth Day Every Day Awards Round 2

Congratulations to the second round of Earth Day Every Day Demand-side Management Award winners. Two winners from each Region were chosen for their green efforts in the following areas: energy conservation; water conservation; installation of ener... Read More

U.S. Representative - Congressman Whitfield Shows MJCC Support

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center was honored to host United States Representative, Ed Whitfield on Monday, August 3, 2015. The Congressman is no stranger to the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center, the Center considers him family. He is a friend and neighb... Read More

ARRA – A Year in Review

As 2011 approaches, we'd like to take a look back at all we've accomplished this past year. The following list gives a glimpse into Job Corps' ARRA funds at work.

  • More than 100,000 Job Corps students across the U... Read More

State Police Officer Speaks to Commercial Truck Driving Class

On April 8, 2014, Kentucky State Police Officer Beau Mosley was a guest speaker for the Commercial Truck Driving class at Muhlenberg Job Corps Center. Officer Mosley spoke of the commercial safety driving rules and regulations that commercial truc... Read More

Retired Seniors Volunteer at Muhlenberg Job Corps

Members of the Retired and Senior Volunteers Program (RSVP) of Muhlenberg County recently visited Muhlenberg Job Corps Center to file student tax returns. This is the eighth consecutive year that the volunteers have come to the center to file tax ... Read More