Virginia College news from Huntsville, Columbia and Birmingham
Mar 28, 2013
Regine Valcin, Virginia College in Huntsville graduate in Cosmetology, was recently featured on Essence.com with a wedding hairstyle she created for client Rebecca Overton. Ms. Valcin is founder and owner of Salon Prive in Huntsville.
Columbia: Several students in the Medical Assisting program recently took a field trip to Unihealth of Blythewood, a local health care provider. They were accompanied by instructor Karen Arbuckle.
During Columbia's recent Spirit Week team activities, Campus President Nick Foong took a moment with Jacoby Boykins, a Healthcare Reimbursement student who is also a semi-professional wrestler called the Alabama Ambassador. Mr. Boykins is working on realizing his college dream while participating in wrestling tournaments on weekends.
Also above, left, is Director of Admissions Chris Nuttall.
Birmingham: Several Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) and Interior Design students from the Birmingham campus had the opportunity to take a field trip to the St. Rose Academy in Birmingham.
The outing, sponsored by the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), consisted of touring a historical home, the Mackin House, that sits on the campus of the catholic school. This home is used as classroom facilities and is currently undergoing extensive renovations and restoration.
The Mackin home was built in 1904 and donated to the St. Rose Academy which opened in the late 1950's. The renovation project is being completed by Golden Construction, LLC of Birmingham.
Along with instructor Rickey Wright, M.E, LEED G.A., students toured the project with Project Manager Marcial Mendez, along with various architects and construction professionals from the area.
Pictured are, in the first row, left to right: Susan Vaughn, Becky Lawder and Edward Colebeck. Second row: Dennis Lipford, Fredrick Taylor, Michael Fields and Lamarcus Hughes.