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January 2020 Archive

Tags: Quehanna
January 31, 2020 12:00 AM
By: Melissa Billotte

Quehanna Boot Camp began a masonry vocational program in June 2019. This 200‑hour program provides students with the skills...


Tags: Huntingdon
January 30, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On Jan. 16, 2020, SCI Huntingdon's Beth Linn (records specialist) and Connie Green (superintendent's assistant) took the Canine Partners...


January 30, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Erie Community Corrections Center Director Jamie Harmon presented Center Monitor Christopher Miller with a certificate recognizing him...


Tags: Waymart
January 29, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Waymart welcomed a brother and sister duo who will be "working" in the Forensic Treatment Center (FTC)...


Tags: DOC
January 29, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Creating an inclusive environment is the responsibility of every employee at every level, so the DOC Training Academy created a course...


Tags: Pine Grove
January 29, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Pine Grove received the American Correctional Association and the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections awards Accreditation...


Tags: Waymart
January 29, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On Jan. 23, SCI Waymart hosted a Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Graduation ceremony for their successful class of 15...


Tags: Greene
January 28, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

On Jan. 27, SCI Greene donated approximately 130 pair of gently-used Timberland Boots to the Washington City Mission...


Tags: Albion
January 28, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

SCI Albion's Empowerment Committee hosted a local symposium "Fit for the Future" on Jan. 15...


Tags: DOC
January 26, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

Dave Roberts, a former DOC employee, was on a cruise in January 2020. He shares his recent experience while on that cruise...