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HCC cosmetology students go to great lengths for annual competition

An area of the student conference center was cordoned off Monday for future stylists to compete in the second annual "Stars of Tomorrow" cosmetology competition at Highland Community College.
Armed with combs, hairspray, makeup, and crimping and curling irons, cosmetology students focused for 60 minutes on completing a look in one of four categories: "Hollywood Glamour,"

"Color to the Extreme," "Club Mix," or "Nail Art." Twelve students participated, many in teams of two.

Valley Tech hosts Day of Beauty event for Abby's House

Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School students hosted a Day of Beauty in the school's salon recently, offering free services including haircuts, facials, manicures and scalp treatments to some women who were in need of pampering.
The two-day event accommodated nearly 60 women serviced by Abby's House, a multi-service, nonprofit organization located in Worcester that works with homeless and battered women and children.

FC Beauty College Setting Standards in Cosmetology Training

Ghana's leading cosmetology and beauty therapy school FC BEAUTY COLLEGE, continues to be at the forefront of providing cutting-edge vocational training in the industry, almost 12 years after it was founded.

The school, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the FC Group of Companies is stopping at nothing to deliver the best of customized and tailor-made training modules to most men and women in the country.

Cosmetology industry proves recession proof

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Despite increasing unemployment rates, some workers are finding continuing success in their line of work.

Tobin Hyman moved to Nashville to pursue a career in the music industry.

After nine years, however, the tough economy claimed his job in publishing.

"After piracy and changes started to happen and the recession I needed to figure out my future," he said.

Hyman turned to cosmetology. He is a student at Paul Mitchell the School in Antioch.

Paul Mitchell Beauty schools offers cosmetology, barbering, a skin academy and nail academy.

Cosmetology school benefits students, employees and customers

WARRENSBURG, Mo.-- Tucked behind the Ridgeview school on Ridgeview Drive is the Warrensburg Area Career Center. And tucked into that building is the cosmetology school.

"People often get lost trying to find this place," Pat Higgins said with a laugh. Higgins is the supervisor of the cosmetology adult program in Warrensburg, and has been working here for 24 years. She sits down in her back office and talks about the annual contest the school recently had, the kind of customers they get, and highlights of the trade.

Aveda Institutes Florida Opens New Cosmetology School in Jacksonville, Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aveda Institute announced today that it plans to open a beauty school and salon in Jacksonville, FL, expanding its reach throughout Florida with its fifth Education Center in the state. The Jacksonville location address is: 10601 San Jose Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32257


ACCRA, 29TH MARCH, 2011 - Days after being duly registered with the Ghana Education Service Secondary Division as an option for candidates to choose to study Cosmetology and Beauty Therapy, Ghana's leading cosmetology and beauty therapy school FC Beauty College, is set to launch a state-of-the-art student salon for students who under-take courses in the College.

HEART School Of Cosmetology: Rebranding On The Horizon

Acting manager of the School of Cosmetology, Jodine Williams, says that since its opening, the salon has catered to a mixed clientele and has many repeat customers. "We have a great flow of clientele and we also have a pretty good retention rate here."

And with a pending rebranding of the salon (including a name change), which is to take place later this month, there are also plans to increase the services offered.

Meredith Altrusa Club offers scholarships

MEREDITH - The Meredith Altrusa Club will be awarding scholarship money geared to the "non-traditional" student 23 years of age and older continuing their education. Scholarships are intended for any of the following:

. Individuals upgrading their job skills or acquiring skills for job entry. (For example, but not limited to - LNA programs, re-certification programs, cosmetology programs.)

. Candidates enrolled for a minimum of three college credits at an accredited facility.

. Graduate students.