Leading spa supplier Universal Companies has presented the Beauty for Life Foundation with $5,000 to benefit Marinello Schools of Beauty students. Five $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Marinello student applicants from the Skin and Body Care Programs. The selection criteria included submitting an original essay about their career and life goals and how they want to contribute to the industry. With more than 100 years of experience in the beauty education industry, Marinello Schools of Beauty has helped thousands of makeup and beauty enthusiasts find their footing in the industry by honing their skills and giving them practical, hands-on training in the field of their choice.
Universal Companies also presented $3,000 to Delta Career Education Corporation’s Scholarship Program. Delta Career Education Corporation is an educational services company that operates for-profit post-secondary schools, serving the growing need for career-oriented education in the new service economy. Delta’s schools offer career-focused degree and diploma programs in fields with high employer demand, including business, criminal justice, medical, drafting and design, education, health care administration, technology, skilled trades, cosmetology, esthetics and massage. Delta’s core mission is to provide educational programs that deliver real-life career skills and lead directly to employment upon graduation.
Universal Companies partners with Marinello and Delta to help strengthen and evolve their education programs. From enrollment through continuing education, Universal Companies offers a wide range of resources and a dedicated team of school specialists. “We are very pleased to give back to our spa community by offering this scholarship money for students pursuing a career in wellness and beauty,” said Terry Russell, director of sales—schools, distributors and franchises for Universal Companies. “Marinello and Delta provide exceptional skin care education and Universal Companies is glad to partner with them as they train our future spa professionals for rewarding careers.”
Joan Yourstone, vice president of education and career services with Marinello, added, “We are very thankful for Universal Companies’ contribution to the Beauty for Life Foundation, and I know it will [be] a great help to our students who choose a path in the beauty industry. We at Marinello feel very lucky to have such supportive industry partners to award assistance to our students, and appreciate Universal Companies’ generosity. They have definitely helped change students’ lives!”
Universal Companies stands ready to help educate and train our industry's future spa professionals. They provide educational tools, support, networking and retail training opportunities, as well as custom kits for state boards. Visit them online to find out more about the Universal Companies School Partnership Program.
About Marinello Schools of Beauty
Since 2004, Marinello has grown from 17 schools to 64, to become a leading chain of beauty schools at the forefront of beauty education. The schools have provided thousands of graduates with cosmetology education in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon and Utah. This trend continues with recent growth in Kansas, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Students choose from a comprehensive menu of programs that include Cosmetology, Esthetics, Advanced Facial and Body Treatments, Barbering, CIDESCO, Hair Design, Manicuring, Massage Therapy, Master Esthetics, Master Spa Therapy, and Teacher Training. All Marinello locations offer exclusive and affordable salon and spa services performed by student stylists supervised by licensed instructors.
About Delta Career Education Corporation
Delta Career Education Corporation is an educational services company that operates for-profit, post-secondary schools serving the growing need for career-oriented education in the new service economy. With more than 30 locations, Delta’s schools offer career-focused degree and diploma programs in fields with high employer demand, including business, criminal justice, medical, drafting and design, education, health care administration, technology, skilled trades, cosmetology, esthetics and massage. Delta's core mission is to provide educational programs that deliver real-life career skills and lead directly to employment upon graduation.
About Universal Companies
More than 30,000 spa professionals in 47 countries have trusted Universal Companies to be their single-source supplier, providing thousands of products to help them manage and grow their businesses. They offer furniture, fixtures, equipment, implements, supplies and spa apparel to customers from the largest spa to the independent practitioner. They provide spas with innovative consulting services, educational materials and training options, and recently opened a Wellness & Beauty Learning Center in Southern California. This 8,500-square-foot facility offers classes and on-site training to a broad range of wellness and beauty professionals. For more information about Universal Companies, call (800) 558-5571 or visit their website.