News and Events in Houston, TexasBlood drives, cosmetology promotions, national nights out: Those are just a few of the events that keep our students, faculty, and staff busy at Remington College in Houston. Learn what we're up to lately and stop by one of our events to meet face-to-face! Call or request information to learn more about our Houston college. Blood Drive Houston Campuses September 2011 Blood – it may all be red, but it's definitely not all the same. That's why Remington College is continuing its series of blood drives to recruit more minority blood donors to benefit local residents who need specific types of blood as part of their treatment for sickle cell disease and other blood disorders. Remington College Campuses in Houston Offer Complimentary Haircuts for Kids Remington College Campuses in Houston Offer Complimentary Haircuts for Kids Cuts for Kids event provides two weeks of complimentary back-to-school haircuts All three Remington College campuses in Houston are again offering complimentary back-to- Cuts for Kids has provided thousands of back-to-school haircuts Remington College is holding its third annual Cuts for Kids eventthis summer. Students in Remington Collegecosmetology programs across the country will provide complimentary back-to-schoolhaircuts for kids ages 17 and under. Houston West Campus Helps Student Recover Losses Due to Fire In early May 2011, Criminal Justice Degree student Dagur Galvan experienced a devastating blow. He and his wife, who was nine months pregnant, had to vacate their apartment in the middle of the night due to a fire that burned their entire unit, including several cars in the parking lot. The couple had just received most of their baby shower gifts, which were ruined in the fire, along with almost every belonging they shared.... Remington College blood drives in Houston set for June 15, June 20, June 21 All three Remington College campuses in Houston are continuing their series of blood drives to recruit more minority blood donors to benefit Houston residents in need of blood. Remington College Announces Winning Schools in the 2011 "Adopt Our School" Program After more than 6 weeks of voting from parents and public schools eagerto fill needs in the classroom, Remington College is proud to announcethe winners from its Adopt Our School program.... Who We Are: Felton T. Young, CPhT, Job Development Specialist at Houston Campus As a Pharmacy Technician (PT) Job Development Specialist at Remington College – Houston Campus, Felton Young is dedicated to helping his students and graduates make animpact. As part of National Pharmacy Week in October 2009, Mr. Young arranged a morning visit to a local company, PharMEDium, and took seven PT students with him to learn how the business operates and to interview for job openings. Remington College Receives National Partner of the Year Award from America's Blood Centers Remington College has been selected as the first recipient of America's Blood Centers' National Partner of the Year Award. The award, presented at ABC's Awards of Excellence banquet on March 21, recognizes Remington College for its 3 Lives blood drive campaign,an effort to raise awareness of the need for minority blood donors, aswell as collect blood on each Remington College campus. The program iscalled 3 Lives because three lives may be saved for every one pint ofblood collected. Remington College Continues Campaign to Recruit Minority Blood Donors Remington College - Shreveport Campus blood drive set for March 17th Remington College in Shreveport is continuing its series of blood drives to recruit more minority blood donors to benefit Shreveport residents in need of blood. Remington College Names Singer AJ Green Spokesperson for 2011 Blood Drive Campaign AJ Green will share his battle with sickle cell disease as part of Remington College effort to increase minority blood donations AJ Green has performed for two U.S. presidents and shared the stage with Elton John, Bill Cosby and Jennifer Hudson. Remington College's Cuts for Kids Program Ask any parent about getting their kids ready to go back to school and they'll tell you it can be a costly and time-consuming ordeal. In order to make the process easier, Remington College holds an annual event called Cuts for Kids. All our campuses with Cosmetology programs offer compliment Remington College Provides More than 3,000 Complimentary Back-to-School Hair Cuts Remington College sent more than 3,000 students back to school looking and feeling their best this summer. The career college provided complimentary back to school hair cuts at the thirteen Remington College campuses with cosmetology departments. Remington College Offers Complimentary Haircuts for Kids Remington College will offer complimentary back-to-school haircuts for children this summer. The annual Cuts for Kids event will take place on 11 Remington College campuses with cosmetology programs. Remington College Partners with America's Blood Centers for "3 Lives" Blood Drives in 2010 Remington College and America's Blood Centers are partnering for a series of blood drives to be held at Remington College campuses across the country throughout the year. The program is called "3 Lives" – because three lives may be saved for every one pint of blood donated. Remington College Partners with Sickle Cell Disease Association of America for Blood Drives Focusing Remington College and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America are partnering for a series of blood drives to be held at Remington College campuses across the country throughout the year. The program is called "3 Lives" – because three lives may be saved for every one pint of blood donated.Visit www.3Lives.com for more information. Giving Back: "Cuts for Kids" a Success at All Nine Participating Campuses Congratulations to all of the Remington College campusesparticipating in our August 2009 "Cuts for Kids" promotion, whichoffered haircuts at no cost to children aged 17 and under, along withcuts, shampoos, styles, hair coloring, and other services to adults athalf the regular price. Remington College - Houston Area Campuses to Hold Open House Remington College - Houston Campus, Remington College-Houston Southeast Campus and Remington College- North Houston Campus will hold an open house on August 8th to allow community members to see what the campus has to offer. From 10 am to 2 pm, the public can tour the campus, meet instructors, view hands-on demonstrations and learn more about financial aid available for those who qualify. Remington College - Houston Campus Offers New Cosmetology Program Remington College - Houston Campus is now enrolling students for its new Cosmetology Diploma Program. The Cosmetology program teaches students the art of hair, skin and nail care through traditional classroom instruction and hands-on training in the 'The Salon at Remington', which allows students to work with real clients.