Hill College named CHI Flagship Partner School
Hill College Cosmetology now a Flagship Partner School with CHI/Farouk Systems
Hillsboro, TX. -- Hill College’s Cosmetology Program officially became a Flagship CHI Partner School this past week with full approval from the Hill College Board of Regents. This partnership holds a strong commitment in providing the college with the necessary tools and education to offer a great foundation for cosmetology students. Additionally, the program allows each cosmetology student the opportunity to take their education to the next level with an Associate Degree upon graduation.
Hill College President, Dr. Pam Boehm, expressed her excitement, "A partnership with CHI, Farouk Systems, is a great honor and privilege for Hill College. Students, as well as faculty, will have the opportunity to train with top-of-the-line products and tools, as well as have access to training and information from expert beauty professionals. I am excited to have the opportunity to take our excellent Cosmetology Program to the next level, as well as offer this type of program and service to the patrons in our communities."
To launch the partnership, this past October, a number of faculty and administrators joined over 200 cosmetology instructors from across the country to attend a three-day educator’s instructor’s symposium at the CHI Headquarters in Houston. During this symposium nine instructors earned their certification and were also invited to the home of Dr. Farouk Shami, founder of Farouk Systems Inc., for dinner and to hear him speak about his passion and dedication to education and the beauty industry.
In addition, the Hill College Cosmetology Program, students and faculty will be provided with CHI professional tools plus, their teaching staff will continue to receive the education necessary to become certified CHI Educators. They will also be exposed to some of CHI/Farouk Systems’ top global artists and stylists to share their international knowledge with students and staff.
According to Christopher Andry, Hill College Cosmetology Program Coordinator, “One of the biggest benefits is the pride we get from being a Flagship - CHI Partner School. CHI is a Texas company, started in Houston, and they make all their products and tools right here in Texas. Almost every home in America knows the name CHI and this gives our students something to brag about.”
Lisa Marie Garcia, President of Innovation Farouk Systems Inc., says “Farouk Systems’ CHI School Program is both excited and honored to partner with Hill College. This partnership solidifies our mission in offering future cosmetology students the opportunity to attain a higher educational experience allowing them to earn a cosmetology certificate with an Associate’s Degree.”
This fall, the Hill College Cosmetology Program was also recognized as one of the best in the United States by the Community for Accredited Online Schools, ranking as the #19 Best Beauty Cosmetology Program in the Nation.The Hill College Cosmetology Program is now enrolling for the spring 2017 semester which begins Jan. 17. Students interested in enrolling can apply online at www.hillcollege.edu.