Campuses — 15 January 2011

Grand Rapids, Michigan Empire Beauty School Featured in The Flint Journal Article: “Reinvented lives: Women share how they launched new businesses”

Grand Rapids, Michigan Empire Beauty School Featured in The Flint Journal Article: “Reinvented lives: Women share how they launched new businesses”

 April 12, 2010

Empire Beauty School in Grand Rapids was featured in The Flint Journal article, “Reinvented lives: Women share how they launched new businesses.” The article is mostly about Brenda Ison, a beauty school “student in the cosmetology program at Empire Beauty School” in Grand Rapids. “At age 52, Brenda Ison is the oldest person in her Empire Beauty School class.” And, according to the article, “Ison took the big step to enroll in” beauty school “after watching a series of factory jobs disappear.”

The article reports that “the Grand Rapids woman…took advantage of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance program.”