“Delmar Student 101” A guest blog by: Drea Halpin

Life of a Delmar student 101

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-Drea Halpin

So you decided to start hair school. A new chapter. A new me. OK, let’s do this! Just Breathe!

Life at Delmar is scary right off the hop. It’s a new chapter of life, new people surrounding you daily, new information and now you’re supposed to retain ALL OF IT. 😭

In reality, sit down and relax. It’s just different than what you’re used to. It’s fast paced, it’s new knowledge, which also basically turns into an entire new language that you’ll be talking with numbers, letters, degrees, and everything you would have never realized unless you have a hairstylist in your family.

 

↓↓   Some of Drea’s Work here at Delmar College  ↓↓

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From day one when you meet with your instructors, your classmates, and tour the building, until about 3- 6 months in, it’ll start coming together why they do things the way they do them. 

Want some advice? Actually study at least once for your exams. No joke. First term more or less sucks compared to second, but I promise you that new language you’re learning, it’ll make sense the further into your learning you get! You’ll get why you had to learn the chapters that felt like you’d never use the info and that were never-ending. You’ll get where the history of hair came from and how things came to be over time.

 

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When you get to the floor and begin taking clients, you’ll have that gut wrenching, palms sweaty, moms spaghetti type of moment again. Take a breath, all that stuff Drew taught you about cutting will come to you, the instructors are by your side endlessly and will help you every step of the way, and that’s when you retain what you’re doing and think back to that chapter you thought wasn’t helpful.

There’s also been so many opportunities to do hair outside of school, in a real world setting, which has been an amazing experience. Networking is key in this industry and I’ve met some really great people thanks to the opportunities I’ve had through Delmar thus far!

For a student, this isn’t the easiest thing you’ll do career wise, but Delmar definitely kicks your butt into gear to help prepare you for your career to take off. If you stick with it, it’ll be worth it in the end! As one of the instructors told our class; ‘we’ll get you through this, even if means you’re kicking and screaming the entire time’…. and so far it hasn’t been even close to that, so we’re doing good! 😉

Life of a Delmar student 101

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-Drea Halpin
@luxxbeautystudio

 

 

No gimmicks just great education.

 

 

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

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DELMAR RECAP: MAY & JUNE

There has been so much going on at Delmar College that we decided to do another double month recap! Can you believe that June is coming to an end – and summer months have really begun? Did anyone think it would actually come let alone this fast?
Here at Delmar College we are thrilled about this weather and all the things it brings.
Check out what we got up to over the past few months!!

MAY 2018

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Delmar College had some amazing monthly specials…

we’ve shared some amazing student work…

Some classes had some experience out of the salon…

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Customer Service Exercise at the Chinook Mall

Delmar College had some graduating classes…

Congratulations to our September Aesthetics class on completing their program
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Congratulations to our First Period Apprentices…
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Congratulations to Our September 1400 hr. Hairstyling class…
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Congratulations to our June 3-day class on finishing their program…
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And last but not least – Congratulations to our October Esthetics graduates!
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Delmar College also had a new class start their adventure with us…. Please join us in welcoming our NOT so new anymore May 3-day Hairstyling class!

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WELCOME!

Delmar College hosted a open house at our brand new location: 3769 4th St. SE 

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and we’ve had a new promotion for our June intake class…

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Delmar College also “HIT THE ROAD” to various events near you…

We Posted a New Blog Series called “FEATURED BEAUTY INFLUENCERS”…

 KATHY TRAN 

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Delmar College had some contest winners…

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Brittany winning our SNAP CHALLENGE

We’ve had our friends at RED BULL come in to our salon and donate some yummy treats…

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and we have shared some student excitement…

CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT NEXT MONTH BRINGS…

JUNE 2018

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Even though May was a great month… We think June has been even better! Check out why…

Delmar College had some amazing June specials…

We’ve shared some amazing student work…

 

Our August 3-day Hair styling class completed their program…

AUGUST CLASS PHOTO SHOOT
CONGRATULATIONS!

Delmar College also had some Outside Educators from Unite , Schwarzkopf, and INMODE come share their knowledge of their products with our student body.

 

Delmar College also has created a extra class for Hot shaves that is OPEN to all Licensed stylists and Apprentices…

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and we’ve shared some student excitement towards their program…

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Delmar College placed a posting out for Esthetics & Nail technician Job openings within our team. If you’re passionate about the industry and would like to take the next step by passing your passion on to the next generation –
Please email: Audreye@delmarcollege.com
with your application! 

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Our instructors had the oppertunity to train with L’Oréal Professional….

We shared our new treasure with you… 

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DELMAR COLLEGE BEAUTY BLENDER

 

We’ve had some amazing student awards given…

MAY & JUNE STUDENT AWARDS

 

Delmar College also hosted a Fathers Day Appreciation event that offered FREE hair cuts …

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Delmar College also highlighted some Senior students photo shoot project with Brandon from Analog Dog Creative Ltd…

 

Delmar College also welcomed a new Clinical class…

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June Clinical Esthetics

 

we also welcomed our June Hair styling class…

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June 3-day Hair Styling class

 

Delmar College shared another “Featured Beauty Influencer” Emily Fortin!

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and uploaded a new Delmar Morning Chatter with Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors.

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Be sure to follow all our social media outlets to keep up with all our new specials, deals, contests, and updates! 

 

Next month:
* Specials/deals/contests
* “Feautred Beauty Influencer”
* New enrolment
* Delmar Morning Chatter
* Much Much More…

Until next time…

 

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-Brittany Connors

 

No gimmicks just great education

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Featured Beauty Influencer: Emily Fortin

       BEAUTY INFLUENCER

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In today’s world beauty has become an internet sensation! There are many social media outlets that are both important for Beauty Professionals to explore, upload, and experience as well as grow due to the success you can achieve using it to your benefit.

Delmar College promotes using Social Media towards growing your career and to get your name known to the world. Beauty lovers like Delmar College students are able to utilize these media outlets such as : Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook in so many ways to either promote, educate, and learn through any direction they choose.

Delmar College wants to shine some light on some of our students who’ve become amazing at their trade, known to individuals, and are making a name for themselves through social media.  These students are Delmar College Featured Beauty Influencers!

This months Featured Beauty Influencer: EMILY FORTIN

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Where is Emily now?

Emily is 7 months into her professional career as a Apprentice working under Accentric Salon & Spa in Sage Hill Calgary, Alberta. Emily has successfully completed 2/4 government exams so far, and cannot wait to complete the next 2. Emily separates her skills from others by “stepping out of a comfort zone”. She builds a diverse clientele by servicing clients from many different ethnicity’s. Where some may not be comfortable with Extremely curly hair – she excels! She loves to challenge herself with all hair types and to continue her growth in the industry!

What Emily does?

Emily provides all services, however her specialty is Balayage, up styles, braiding, and cutting curly hair. We asked Emily how important re-booking is to her. This is her response: ” asking a client to re-book is very important. Depending on what the service is, keeping a client consistent with their appointments and home care will keep their hair maintained and they will be grateful”. This is her way of keeping her clients coming back for more & happy with their results.

↓↓ PHOTOS OF EMILY’S WORK ↓↓

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EMILY WENT TO BEAUTY SCHOOL

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This beauty Influencer started her career at Delmar College. Emily was enrolled in a 3-day 1400 hr. Hair Styling program in which she embraced her talent and was hired right after school and Emily was recently mentioned on NARCITY as a stylists who is “killing the game in Calgary”. ” I would highly recommend Delmar College to anyone wanting to go into the beauty industry”. “Delmar didn’t only teach great education and skills, but also how to be a professional and build a clientele in a salon environment”. ” I felt confident going into my government exams because I know I was properly trained”.

Emily has 275 followers on her IG account and counting! Like many cosmetologist Emily embraced her talent and first love while making a name for herself in the Hair Styling Industry here in Calgary with only 7 months under her belt!

WAY TO GO EMILY!

Take your talent to the next step

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Want to learn how to do Hair and become a professional like Emily Fortin so you could one day be an influencer? You could get your start at Delmar College just like she did!

We offer a wide range of programs like Hairstyling, BarberingProfessional Aesthetics, Clinical Aesthetics, Makeup artistry, Eyelash Extensions, Microblading, Nail Technician,  Apprenticeship Hairstyling Program ; as well as many short course programs like Brazilian waxing and IPC training (Infection Prevention Control).

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No gimmicks just great education

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

Featured Beauty Influencer: Kathy Tran

 

BEAUTY INFLUENCE

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In today’s world beauty has become an internet sensation! There are many social media outlets that are both important for Beauty Professionals to explore, upload, and experience as well as grow due to the success you can achieve using it to your benefit.

Delmar College promotes using Social Media towards growing your career and to get your name known to the world. Beauty lovers like Delmar College students are able to utilize these media outlets such as : Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook in so many ways to either promote, educate, and learn through any direction they choose.

Delmar College wants to shine some light on some of our students who’ve become amazing at their trade, known to individuals, and are making a name for themselves through social media.  These students are Delmar College Featured Beauty Influencers!

 

 

This months Featured Beauty Influencer: KATHY TRAN

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Where is Kathy now?

Kathy has been working in salons since she completed school 2 years ago. She’s completed her apprenticeship hours & exams and has been a fully licensed stylist for 1 year. Kathy picked up her career and started a new journey working in Toronto, ON at Lisa Dinh Hair Studio for the last 7 months as a Junior hair stylist and LOVING IT!

 

What Kathy does

 

Kathy specializes in Colour but will occasionally do cuts. What she sees mostly in her chair are Balayages and Colour Corrections. Specifically taking dark asian hair to a light ashy blonde tones. 
Daily bookings will range from 2-3 clients per day as it takes time to do these drastic yet BEAUTIFUL masterpeices. 

 

↓↓↓ BELOW ARE PHOTOS OF KATHY’S WORK  ↓↓↓

 

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Kathy is currently booked 2-3 months out on weekdays, and even further for weekends (5-6 months).

“I always suggest that a client rebook in advance, otherwise we do have a wait-list available for cancellations”. 

“My Instagram is my portfolio. It is a great tool to use for advertising the type of work you do and also attract the type of work you want to do. It also shows my progression over the years. I also use Instagram to connect with other hair enthusiast and get inspired as well”.

 KATHY WENT TO BEAUTY SCHOOL

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This beauty Influencer started her career at Delmar College. Kathy was enrolled in a 3-day 1400hr Hairstyling program in which she embraced her talent and was hired directly from school. Kathy has 1,828 followers on her IG account and growing! Like many cosmetologists Kathy embraced her talent and first love and specialized in it! Color is Kathy’s forte however she still keeps fresh with cuts too!

 

Here is what Kathy has to say about Delmar College: 

“My experience at Delmar College was GREAT! I was taught everything I needed to know to enter into the hair industry with full confidence. Getting my license was a piece of cake because Delmar’s training was so intense (in a good way). I love how the classes were smaller and our instructors were very caring with our education. A lot of people will say ‘ you will forget everything you learned in hair school and develop your own ways’ but even today I am using a lot of the skills that Delmar had taught me!”
-Kathy Tran 

Take your talent to the next step

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Want to learn how to do Hair so you could one day be an influencer like Kathy Tran? You could get your start at Delmar College! We offer a wide range of programs like Hairstyling, BarberingProfessional Aesthetics, Clinical Aesthetics, Makeup artistry, Eyelash Extensions, Microblading, Nail Technician,  Apprenticeship Hairstyling Program ; as well as many short course programs like Brazilian waxing and IPC training (Infection Prevention Control).

 

 

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Follow Kathy on her journey
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No gimmicks just great education

 

 

 

 

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

MARCH & APRIL AT DELMAR : RECAP

Wow! The only statement to describe the past few months here at Delmar College. We have been shaking off the winter and welcoming Spring with open arms (even if it doesn’t look and feel like it outside). Here is a quick review of the amazing events that have taken place here at Delmar.

Where do I begin?

Lets start with all our new classes…

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March 2018 Hairstyling Class
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March 2018 Clinical Aesthetics Class
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April 2018 Barbering Class
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April 2018 Professional Aesthetics Class

 WELCOME TO THE DELMAR FAMILY!

Delmar College wishes all the best to our recent graduating classes! We cannot wait to see what your future holds…

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Apprenticeship Period 2 (Finish)
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November Clinical Aesthetics Class
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Day Time Nail Technicians

As well as our May 3-Day Hairstyling class who graduated in March! (unfortunately no class photo)

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY GRADUATED FROM DELMAR!

We have shared some amazing specials & deals with you our valued customers…

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Delmar hosted the Calgary Regional Skills Canada Competition …

Shared some behind the scenes of being a student at Delmar College…

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We have also given many awards and prizes…

We have brought in some extra educational classes for our students…

Delmar College volunteered at Hudson’s Bay by Donating free styles for Ladies, and free Men’s cuts and Beard trims to jump-start their “Bay Days”…

Delmar College has partnered with American Crew products and are now available for purchase at our student salon…

We tried out a new contest at Delmar College- The “SNAP CHALLENGE”! This contest is becoming a favourite! If you have not sent us your photo- the contest is until April 30th. The winner will be drawn in May!

We have also published some great blogs (Click link to see the blog):
1. “Diary of a Hair Student #10” by Morgan Calvert
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2. “Published” by Elyse Roberge

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3. “A day as an Esthie” by Rosalyn Edwards

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We’ve shared some Delmar Morning Chatter Vlog’s…

Be sure to stay tuned in to Delmar College Media Outlets for more amazing deals, offers, contests and much more!
Next month:
* Student Ambassador for March & April revealed
* “A day as a Esthie” blog #2
*Meet our NEW STAFF
* New Specials & Prizes
* New enrolment
* Humboldt Bronco’s Fundraising event
* Much Much More…

Until next time…

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Brittany Connors

   No gimmicks just great education

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

“A day as an Esthie” By Rozalyn Edwards

Hello Delmar followers,
My name is Rozalyn and I am a junior in the Professional Esthetics program at Delmar College. I feel truly honored to be apart of the Delmar blog list.

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Firstly, a bit about myself. I decided to come to Delmar College because I was feeling like I needed a career change. Working in retail and being a certified florist didn’t make me happy anymore. My mom has been a hair stylist for my entire life and told me to get into the beauty industry. I was Being stubborn for many years, But now I finally did it!

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In January our class started off with lots of theory. Vision boards about our goals, science projects about the Anatomy & physiology of the body and more! Finally the fun stuff.

Next, it was waxing and tinting. Which I love! There is something so satisfying to remove hair from the body.  Finding models for this has  been a bit of a struggle. At first, I thought I  only needed new friends (haha)…But no I just needed to get out of my comfort zone,  and branch out to all social media outlets to bring in models. With success I got many people for the upcoming model days.
My first practical exam on waxing made me so nervous but, with an awesome instructor and some confidence I got through it! In February, we started manicures and pedicures. Manicures were fun until someone wants red nail polish!
Thank you Sam for teaching us polish applications from the very first week of class. It truly helped when it came to the practical exam.
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Learning Facials
Pedicures are a bit of a challenge for me. I had to find ways to hold up legs without straining my hand. Good thing every day is an improvement. Time for Facials, facials, facials!
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Rozalyn practicing facials
March has been all about the skin. Learning about different skin types, the Fitzpatrick scale and the disorders & diseases of the skin. I really had no clue there is so much to learn when it comes to our skin. I am having the time of my life at Delmar College meeting and learning beside awesome people!  I now have my practical exam to prepare for here soon, so stay tuned to my monthly blog to hear about how my program is going, and whats going on at the Aesthetics campus!
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-Rozalyn Edwards
No gimmicks just great education.
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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

 

“PUBLISHED” A guest blog by : Elyse Roberge

 

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to be a part of the fashion
world. I started modelling at a young age and always had a love for the hair
and makeup involved.

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Model: Elyse

Delmar helped me start out my career as a hair stylist by giving me opportunities to work as a Volunteer stylist on the set of test shoots for Numa Models.

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Elyse behind the scenes at Numa

Through working at Numa and my previous modelling experience I have been able to reach out to contacts and photographers that I’ve known/met and began working alongside them for editorial photo shoots. Recently I had the pleasure of working behind the scenes doing hair for Jian Von Esmane who is an amazing photographer and has been published many, many times and even in Vogue!

 

 

(photo left: Test shot for Numa,  Photo Right: Published Numa model Hair: Elyse Roberge)

 

This shoot had a very serious high fashion vibe to it which was fun for me because I don’t have much of that in my current hair portfolio. The shoot we did ended up getting published in Beautymute Magazine issue 42 in Paris, France!

 

 

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Hair -elyse roberge @elyseroberge_hmua
Makeup- manulita remy @manulitaremyhmua
Clothing stylist -cach cruz @cach.cruz
Photographer – jian Von Esmane @jianvonvoyage
Models- amy kinnon @amy.kinnon and rachel hunter @rachelhunter

It’s an amazing feeling still being in school and already being published as a stylist. In April I will be starting the makeup 101 course at Delmar College Aesthetics and Wellness and I am looking forward to be published in a magazine for makeup as well as hair!

 

 

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-Elyse Roberge

 

 

No gimmicks just great education!

 

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

Diary of a Hair Student #10 by Morgan Calvert

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Hello Everyone,
 To all of you that always kept up with my blogs throughout my Delmar experience – Thank you! This will be my last post as I graduate at the end of march! This month of school is going to be really busy, due to everything finishing up. We had our last potluck and our unlikely inspiration photo shoot project recently and Id like to share some of my work with you.

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School has been really fun and I met a lot of great people including the instructors and all the students that I’v met along the way! I hope to keep in touch with a lot of them and I wish them all the best in their hair styling futures!
I hope you’ve enjoyed some of my photos from my most recent work including my last color correction with Delmar College.
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Thank you for reading 🙂
-Morgan

February 2018 at Delmar College: Recap

Tis the month of love and WOW did we ever feel the love this month! Even with all the storms, and drab weather we’ve had some amazing events go on that never cease to amaze. Check out what we got up to this past month…

We have had some amazing sales….

 

we’ve had some busy student workshops…

 

Time spent with cats is never wasted.FREE MEN'S CUTS

 

Delmar College also prides itself on educating students on educating the public and to publicize their success! Here is some of the students who won prizes by just doing that!

 

We’ve posted new Hiring opportunities for a Full-time Barber Instructor and Hair styling Instructor as we grow our team…

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We’ve published some amazing student work this month…

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We’ve shared lots of laughs

 

We’ve posted about new classes accepting students and Promotions…

 

 

Delmar also published our unique course –  ITEC! It’s offered to our 1400 hair styling students…
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We’ve posted a tour of our new campus with Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors as our video Blog…

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Delmar College also traveled to Las Vegas for the AmSpa Medical Spa Show! photo posted was of our vary own Dan Cavanaugh doing an interview for the AmSpa crew!

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Owner Dan Cavanaugh

 

Delmar College loves to keep up with all the new trends and bring them to you our consumer and future students! 

 

We also sweetened the deal with a gift basket draw paired with Chocolate treatments over this season.

 

 

Prizes were won…

 

 

Delmar College also had some JAW-DROPPING sales on electrical items…

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3-in-1 box Deal with an additional 30%off!

 

We’ve had students endorse some of their favorite products…

 

Our Barber students took their exams..
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and our Student Barber Shop FINALLY opened!

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We’ve embraced the “PIMPLE POPPER” video addiction…

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View full video on all our Social Media Outlets

 

Delmar College Posted 2 blogs:
1- Do What You Love by Brittany Connors
2- Diary Of a Hair Student #9 by Morgan Calvert

(click links to check them out)

 

And to finalize the month – Delmar College announced our February Student Ambassador! Keep a look out for her blog shortly!

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If you’re new to Delmar College Social Media you can find us on:
Facebook, Youtube, Twitter: @delmarcollegeAB, Instagram: @Delmar_College , and our Website!

 

Thanks for Joining us on this months recap- we cannot wait to see what March brings!

 

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Brittany Connors
Social Media Coordinator, Instructor

 

 

No gimmicks just great education!

 

 

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Social Media Coordinator Brittany Connors

“Do What You Love” guest blog by Brittany Connors

Everyone at some point in their life has asked themselves “what do I do when I grow up”?

Some toddlers tell their parents “I wanna be a firefighter/doctor/vet/teacher”, and Some of  those children have grown to become exactly what they’ve dreamed of since childhood. However, MOSTof us are not always that lucky.

Who of you were those individuals who said to their parents ” I want to be a glitter eater”, or  ” I want to be in the circus” ?  While those careers seem “fun” at the time, as we grow and develop we learn that it may not be the career we want anymore? Our views have changed so to speak!

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Who of you did know what you wanted to do, knew the path you wanted to take? Or, it just never came to be for you? Was it not what you thought it would be? As many expectations come to be.

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For all those individuals who’ve dreamed of being a Stylist/Colourist/Esthetician/Nail Artist/Makeup Artist…Creativity comes easy to you! You see shapes, lines, and design features easily compared to others! With this “job” it can be more than that! Yes– having the “flare” for it definitely makes the venture easier there is no doubt about it. However, it can also be learned, and formed for everyone, and their learning abilities! Whether you want this to be your lifelong career or even something “to do on the side” this career can be for ANYONE! It has so many options and that is why it is a trade that is so prevalent in today’s society.

No matter if you chose this career as a child, or if you chose this career as a second path. This career is just the beginning of many adventures, ups and downs! 

Cosmetology was said to be a career that “NEVER MADE ANY MONEY”. A career that was for those that “didn’t know what they wanted to do”. WHAT A SHAM!

Speaking from experience – Cosmetology is an industry that defies all odds! You can make it whatever you want it to be. This career could make all your dreams come true! Whether your dreams consist of a 6 figure salary, a new house, a new car, to travel the world, to become a business owner, or something more. All you have to do is dream!! Some people are living in such a small world they cannot visualize the amazing opportunities this industry has to offer.

Little history on my family and how I decided this career was for me…….

My mother was told from all her peers these same things! Your “NEVER GOING TO MAKE MONEY” and “YOU WONT MAKE ANYTHING OF YOURSELF”. My mother is living proof, along with others in this industry, that SHOWED THEM OTHERWISE!
(To those that do-way to go!) 

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Brittany and her Mother, Susan Dean in an ABA judging seminar

After teaching for many years my mother was approached by a peer of hers that she was interested in selling her school. My mother thought about it and then decided to venture into the education business in 1994! This took many years of hard work. Which didn’t only mean managing a business and all of the instructing team, it also meant to work extremely long hours, sometimes not seeing her children as much as other moms at the time who stayed home had. It meant cleaning the school, counselling students, running the odds and ends errands, snow removal, sanding, stocking, bookkeeping, plumbing (quick fixes unless professionals are needed), maintenance, etc. When you first start a business its not always lucrative in the beginning and you have to wear all the “HATS”. Through all her sacrifices she now owns and operates the largest cosmetology school in the East Coast called Majestany Institute. My mother like many in this industry worked hard through the good, the bad, the ups, the downs and because of it her business continues to be a thriving success!

(Brittany over the years from student, competitor, Master Judge for the ABA, and now Instructor for Delmar College)

I hope that hearing my mothers story and even when we may be told it isn’t much, make Hairstyling, Esthetics, Nails, Makeup, Eyelash extensions your OWN! Don’t let Those small-minded individuals steer you away from a great career. A career that doesn’t get affected by the market. A trade that is versatile in specialties like Color, Cutting, Extensions etc. Versatile in division’s like Magazines, Photography, Education, TV, Sales/Retail, Management, and even becoming an Entrepreneur. The opportunities are endless!

In my case, my dream was NOT to enter into the same industry as my mother. When I was a kid I dreamed of becoming a police officer! I followed that dream to university, college, and then realized it wasn’t for me. I had no options, but had responsibilities to stay on top of! I decided to enter into Cosmetology. Not because I had the talent, not because I knew my entire life that I wanted it to be my career, but because I needed it at the time! Now, after entering into hairstyling. I’ve become more than I had ever imagined.

I started my journey in education 4 years ago! Although I had started my journey at Majestany since what seemed like birth, my first full time educating position was when I began working for Delmar College back in 2015. Since I walked into this career I have had moments where you look at yourself and say wow – I love what I do! Others – you wonder if you’re getting through to anyone? Education is not for the weak! I’ve learned through guidance that there are many different learning styles, methods, and ways to deliver information to different individuals. I’ve learned that not every rule needs to be met with the largest punishment (I’m a little strict). I’ve learned how to adapt learning material to be better understood by everyone and to have fun doing it. I love sharing all the education that I’ve received from my many classes I continue to take and find that my students get a diverse background in all things “old” and “new” because of it!  In my opinion teaching is one of the hardest yet rewarding careers and I wouldn’t change a thing!

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(Some amazing memories of my Delmar College Family)

I was very fortunate to find an institution like Delmar College to believe in me and to help me take the next step from a hairstylist, to educator, and now to Delmar College’s Social Media Coordinator. I couldn’t be more humbled!
Delmar College has been at the forefront of this industry in Calgary for over 60years! What a place to get my start! I cannot thank the Owners, Dan and Carla Cavanagh, all the Management: Tara Byrne, Shauna Defreitas, Lauren Scavarelli, and Audrey Eastham , All the teaching staff:  Andrew, Maricel, Jenessa, Tina, Erin, Crystal, Alison, Nilo, Lana, and our amazing receptionist Jeannie enough for the support they’ve shown by welcoming me into the “Family“. That is what we are here at Delmar, a family!

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Andrew and Brittany representing the Delmar Swag

I’ve now shared with you my history with a story on my mother, Susan Dean and her success. I’ve shared how I became to be an educator and my path to success with Delmar College.  Now what is your success story?

Whether this is your first kick at the can for a new journey in education, or if it is your second, third, even fourth – That’s okay! We here at Delmar College have seen it all. We’ve had some students who just wanted something different. We have had students who wanted to change their life for the better by having a career that had a flexible schedule to be with their family when they needed it to be. Some who were in their 50’s and were just not ready to stop working so decided to try something new. It doesn’t matter what the “push” may be. Come visit Delmar College and see if we can help you like they’ve helped me enjoy the “next step” in your life by starting it off on the right foot!

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

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– Brittany Connors
Social Media Coordinator
& Hair Instructor

No gimmicks just great education

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