DMC offers free manicure in exchange for nonperishable goods

The Del Mar College Cosmetology Program will be hosting Guest Day on at the Windward Campus for cosmetology students to gain hands-on experience in the field. All services are free in exchange for donations of nonperishable food items. “Students can invite family and friends to provide services for, and all we ask is for donations that will be donated to the Coastal Bend Food Bank,” said Sandra Shelton-Flinn, assistant professor of cosmetology. Students gain practical experience by working on clients during client days, which include women, children and men. “I like how it feels when people love the way they…

Windward students gets hired on-the-spot during event on campus

More than 27 companies, local government and federal government organizations gathered at Del Mar’s Windward Campus for the Skills and Trades Hiring Event. The Oct. 25 hiring event, which was open to current and former DMC students along with local community members, had over 400 attendees. Held at the Emergency Training Building, the different organizations had displays and company representatives available to answer questions as well as offer the opportunity for interviews, on-the-spot hiring and general job information George Mendetta and Juliet Pineda were some local community members taking advantage of the event. “Being recently married and new to the…