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Milan Institute of Cosmetology Raises Funds for Haiti
A Pioneer Is Lost
Beauty industry pioneer Benedict (Ben) Gripaldi passed away on March 5, 2010. Gripaldi was 89 years old, and resided in New Jersey at the time of his death. Gripaldi was the owner and operator of the Park Beauty School for 25 years, served as the president of the National Association of Cosmetology Schools from 1962–1964, and served as the executive director of (NACS) from 1964–1984. It was during his administration that NACS appeared in front of the Department of Education and won the battle to make beauty schools eligible for student loans. In addition to his service in the industry, he also served with the United States Army Air Corp in World War II, obtaining the rank staff sergeant.
Milan Institute of Cosmetology hosted an ‘Open Your Hearts to Haiti’ fundraiser back in February, which beneﬁted the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund. All revenue from the student salon and spa services went to the fund. “When we opened the door there were 10 people waiting,” said Jill Wells, the Fairﬁeld location director. Milan has 18 schools in four states (Texas, California, Idaho and Nevada), and the goal for the fundraiser was $10,000 for all schools. Together they raised nearly $20,000 for Haiti.
interpretation of a country, complete with costuming, hairstyle, makeup and nail art in one hour or less. Faust Institute in Storm Lake took ﬁrst and second place, while Faust Institute in Spirit Lake took third.
Clary Sage College Participates in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Tennessee School of Beauty Students on Reality TV
Lynelle Lynch Promoting Beauty Careers
Current Tennessee School of Beauty cosmetology student Ella Nolan and Tennessee School of Beauty Esthetics graduate Ashley Johnston were reality TV stars on popular prime-time shows. Ella was on The Bachelor, which airs on ABC, and Ashley was on The Biggest Loser, which airs on NBC.
Fantasy 2010 Total Look Student Competition
Lynelle Lynch, AACS PR chair, from Bellus Academy in San Diego, was in New York City recently to meet with several editors from fashion beauty magazines on behalf of AACS membership promoting beauty and wellness as a premiere career of choice.
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The Faust Institute of Cosmetology had a clean sweep at the state competition in Des Moines, Iowa, in February. The theme for competition was “spanning the globe.” Sixteen teams used their creativity and imagination to create their own
Clary Sage College, branch campus of Community Care College, was invited to facilitate the hair, makeup, nails and massage services for the national hit reality show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The students, staff and faculty all contributed on set for ﬁve full days, mostly performing services, but some had the opportunity to help with building work as well. They even had the opportunity to meet some of the stars including Ty Pennington, Paul DiMeo, Paige Hennis, Eduardo Xol, and special guests Miranda Lambert and Sheryl Crow. “It is wonderful to show off our students’ abilities as well as to show our appreciation to the workers and producers. Making one family’s dream come to a reality makes it very rewarding to all. We are thrilled to be a part of this award-winning show and honored that we can help to relax or beautify those that are working so hard for such a great cause,” said Christen Brummett, campus director for Clary Sage College.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty Link - volume 2, issue 2
Beauty Link - volume 2, issue 2
Message from the AACS President and CEA Chair
Letters to the Editor (New!)
Professional Photo Shoots
2010 Annual CEA Convention: Riding the Winds of Change
Beauty Schools 101
Burned: Mixed Messages Can Erode Client Loyalty
The Workings of Washington
AACS Listserve Q&A
Voices from the Classroom
Leadership Lessons: How to Motivate Employees in a Tough Economy
The Three Laws: How to Make Your Leadership Journey Rewarding
Beauty Changes Lives
Nuts and Bolts | Sassoon Academy Student Competition
Associate Member Profiles
New Products & Services
People & Places
Upcoming 2010 Events
New School Members
Index to Advertisers
Beauty Link - volume 2, issue 2