So much happening at Virginia College in Biloxi

May 22, 2012

Biloxi Campus President Edna Higgins welcomed guests who attended the recent grand opening of V's Student Cosmetology Services. The event included styling demonstrations, door prizes and refreshments. The campus's Center for Therapeutic Massage was also open for tours.

V's Student Cosmetology Services provides services to the public including haircutting, hairstyling, permanent hair treatments, color treatments, braiding, extensions, body care, nail care, make-up and esthetic services. All work is done by Virginia College cosmetology students under the direct supervision of licensed cosmetology instructors.

Virginia College partners with Pivot Point International to bring the best possible cosmetology training methods to its students. This all-inclusive cosmetology curriculum is delivered through a systematic, hands-on approach utilizing the most contemporary delivery methods available.

The Center for Therapeutic Massage allows Virginia College students to get practical experience in providing various kinds of therapeutic massage services to the public. All work is performed by students under the direct supervision of licensed massage therapists.

Cosmetology students, staff and faculty recently participated in a community event, A Day on the Lawn, in the William Bell Housing Community in Gulfport, Miss. The Virginia College Student Ambassadors also assisted with the event, which was sponsored by StreetSaint Ministry.

Virginia College donated 100 hamburgers and 100 hotdogs for the children's lunch. The Cosmetology students polished nails, painted faces, facilitated games and races, and blew bubbles with the kids.

Staff and students recently attended the second annual Kid's Fishing Rodeo on the Point in East Biloxi, hosted by St. Michael Church.