Glen Dow graduate Corinne Brown wins in Las Vegas!

Congratulations to Glen Dow Academy graduate, Corinne Brown for winning the gold medal in the Partner category at the 2015 Goldwell Global Zoom event in Las Vegas. The three day international competition was held at the Cosmopolitan Resort for world class artists from Goldwell and KMS.

” The competition began with photos entries inspired by the 2015 Traditional Rebels Collection, then the finalists from each participating country traveled to Las Vegas to compete in the live competition. Corinne and Harley will be part of the team that creates the 2017 collection, which will be unveiled next year in Sweden.(Read the details here)

Congratulations to Corinne! Here’s a Periscope video with her after the competition.

Take a virtual tour of Glen Dow Academy

When it comes to beauty schools and salons in the Northwest, Glen Dow Academy in Spokane, WA is among the most historical and well-respected educational institutions in the region. With more than 20,000 square feet of instructional space in bustling downtown Spokane, Glen Dow Academy prepares students to become licensed in Cosmetology, Manicuring and Esthetics. Courses include training in Advance Design, Retail Product Knowledge, People Skills and Business Management. The school’s award-winning instructors have decades worth of experience to guide students on the path to success.

If you are considering a career in the beauty industry, before you choose a school and set your course, we invite you to take a virtual tour of our campus. Afterwards, we invite you to apply online for free, and then set an appointment for an in-person tour to see first-hand what Glen Dow can do for you and your future.

We might also mention that Glen Dow Academy is an accredited institution, which means financial aid is an available option for our students. We have staff on-hand to guide you through the financial aid process.

Thanks for visiting our website! We look forward to seeing you in class very soon!


Glen Dow Graduate, Corinne Brown, wins First Place in the 2015 Goldwell Global Color Zoom Compitition in Las Vegas. See video highlights of the event here:

Beauty changes lives scholarship

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Cafe salon now open

Attention GDA Students and Staff!

Open Tuesday through Saturday 7am – 2pm. Serving Expresso Drinks, Italian Sodas, Hot Chocolate, and More!

Stop by and see Joe for your morning or afternoon pick me up!

GDA takes home 11 awards & professional traveling trophy

Students and instructors from Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design, Inc., recently competed in the annual IECA “Haute Hair” Fall Competition on October 10th, 2010 at Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, Washington. Students and staff claimed 11 out of a possible 24 awards (five 1st place awards), as well as the Individual Professional Traveling Trophy, which was awarded to Instructor Sadra Danekas.

GDA takes home Eleven Awards & School Traveling Trophy

Students from Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design, Inc., recently competed in the annual IECA “Haute Hair” Spring Competition and Runway Show on May 16th, 2010 in Airway Heights, Washington. The event was held at Northern Quest Casino. GDA students and staff took home 11 awards, as well as the School Traveling Trophy. This year marks the 20th year Glen Dow Academy has won the Traveling Trophy for Inland Northwest Schools. The award has been presented for 32 years. This spring’s IECA event was the largest competition for the organization to date.