Virginia College in Fort Pierce Announces Opening of V's Student Cosmetology Services

Jun 24, 2014

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – June 24, 2014 – Virginia College in Fort Pierce is pleased to announce that V's Student Cosmetology Services will open Monday, July 7, 2014. Located at 2810 S. Federal Highway, V's is a full-service, student-run retail operation that offers a wide variety of services at affordable prices. Customers will have the opportunity to enjoy affordably priced hair and skin care services at the facility.

"We are excited about the opening of the newest location of V's Student Cosmetology Services in Fort Pierce," says Vincent Femia, president of Virginia College in Fort Pierce. "The student-instructor partnership provides an exceptional learning environment and gives the students valuable hands-on experience."

V's allows students to learn the skills and creativity they will need to be successful in their cosmetology careers. V's services will include haircuts, hairstyling, permanent hair treatments, color treatments, braiding, extensions, body care, nail care, make-up and esthetic services to the community. All work is performed by Virginia College cosmetology students under the direct supervision of licensed cosmetology instructors.

The Fort Pierce cosmetology retail operation brings the total number of locations to 26. Appointments can be made by calling (806) 784-1934 and walk-ins are also welcome. V's hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The cosmetology program at Virginia College provides students with a solid background of practical hands-on training directly related to the cosmetology industry and prepares students to take the State Board of Cosmetology licensing examination.

Virginia College partners with Pivot Point International as a Member School to bring the best possible cosmetology training methods to its students. The Pivot Point Member School Program encompasses an all-inclusive cosmetology curriculum, delivered through a systematic, hands-on approach utilizing the most contemporary delivery methods available.

For more information about V's Student Cosmetology Services or Virginia College in Fort Pierce, visit or

About Virginia College and Education Corporation of America
Birmingham, Ala.-based Education Corporation of America (ECA) is a leader in the post-secondary career school market with current enrollment of over 19,000 students. Holdings include Virginia College, founded in 1983, a private institution of higher education that offers non-degree and associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs in 27 different cities in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. ECA also offers classes online via and operates Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College, Golf Academy of America schools in California, Arizona, South Carolina, Texas and Florida, and Ecotech Institute in Colorado. These schools are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) which is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

ECA also owns and operates New England College of Business in Massachusetts, a fully online college which is regionally accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is licensed by Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.

For more information, contact Diane Worthington at or (205) 329-7911.