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Click on the links below to access media coverage ­ including press releases, photos, and news clips ­related to the Beyoncé Cosmetology Center at the Phoenix House Career Academy in Brooklyn.  Please direct media inquiries  to Karen Sodomick, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, at (646) 505-2093 or via email to ksodomick@phoenixhouse.org.

Good Morning America - Beyoncé: Teaching Beauty to Others

Self - Beyoncé: Her Keys to Success

MTV News - Beyoncé "Very Proud" to Open Cosmetology Center in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Health Beat - Phoenix Career Academy Helps Clients Realize Their Full Potential

Forbes - Inside Beyonce’s Entertainment Empire

Style Source Magazine - Beyoncé Cosmetology Center

Beyoncé Cosmetology Center

The Beyoncé Cosmetology Center, founded by pop superstar Beyoncé and her mother and business partner, Miss Tina Knowles, is an exciting addition to our Phoenix House Career Academy. Located in Brooklyn’s historic DUMBO neighborhood, the Beyoncé Cosmetology Center offers a seven-month cosmetology training program for adults.

Program and Eligibility

Students attending the Cosmetology Center are instructed in the theory and practical skills necessary to meet the New York State Cosmetology Licensure Exam requirements. Students also learn salon computer software and customer service skills while receiving vocational counseling, job readiness support, and placement assistance. Our Career Academy is an adult business and trade school licensed by the New York State Educational Department (Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision).

Our comprehensive cosmetology curriculum empowers students by teaching them valuable and marketable job skills that can lead to a lasting career. Our professional staff members help support each other’s accomplishments while setting and achieving personal, educational and professional goals.

We encourage you to come visit us and witness firsthand what our program has to offer. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Jack Ballestas at 1 718 222 6609 or via email at Jballestas@phoenixhouse.org

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Neal Farinah visits Phoenix House Career Academy’s Beyoncé Cosmetology Center

The Beyoncé Cosmetology Center at the Phoenix House Career Academy welcomed celebrity hairstylist Neal Farinah for a visit, speaking to our students about his career experiences and life in the world of entertainment and fashion.

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Guest Blogger: Pop Superstar Beyoncé on Phoenix House’s New Beyoncé Cosmetology Center

On Friday, March 5, pop superstar Beyoncé and her mother and business partner, fashion designer Tina Knowles joined us for the opening of the Beyoncé Cosmetology Center at our Phoenix House Career Academy in Brooklyn. Here, the music icon discusses h

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