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Protecting your privacy when applying for financial aid

Protecting your privacy online is a hot topic these days. It is more important than ever before to safeguard your personal information while using social websites to prevent your information from being sold and then eventually used against you. When applying for financial aid, you’re already...

Do what you love

As the saying goes, “If you choose a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Douglas Education Center Cosmetology Academy graduate Gina Mosco can definitely attest to that. “I think I’m so lucky that I found something that I love because I...

All in the family

[caption id="attachment_27922" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Cosmetology Graduate Jade Morriston[/caption] Family definitely influences decisions for us all. No one knows you like your family does and luckily they’re sometimes willing to give you the push in the right direction you’ve been waiting for. [caption id="attachment_27923" align="alignright" width="222"] Jade Morriston,...

Meet Aeyron Moore – Douglas Education Graduate

Douglas Education Center Student Matters Aeyron Moore Douglas Education Center Graduate of Filmmaking Program   When director and cinematographer Aeyron Moore visited DEC in 2008, he knew immediately that this was the school where he wanted to learn his craft. "The facilities they have created rivaled most of the...

Meet Joy Greenlee – Douglas Education Graduate

Douglas Education Center Student Matters Joy Greenlee Douglas Education Center 2016 Graduate of the Medical Assistant Program   Joy Greenlee is a person with great compassion, who has a sense of caring for others, who has stated that there is nothing better than knowing that you really helped someone who...

What are scholarships and how do you get them?

Scholarships are gift-money that can be used towards your direct educational costs as well as your additional costs that can include living expenses, additional supplies, and housing. Scholarships do not need to be repaid. There are thousands of scholarships available to students offered by schools, employers,...

Financial Aid 101: What is financial aid and how do I apply for it?

Financial Aid is money to help you pay for college. It can be in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, parent loans, employer reimbursements, veteran’s benefits or vocational rehabilitation benefits and work study programs. Financial Aid comes from a number of places: The US Federal Government Your...

Meet Brittany Fontaine – Mold and Silicon Technician on Deadpool

Douglas Education Center Student Matters Brittany Fontaine Tom Savini Special Make-Up Effects Program Graduate - September 2011 Dorian’s Fantasy Art Program Graduate - May 2012 [caption id="attachment_4014" align="alignright" width="300"] Brittany Fontaine[/caption] Have you seen Suicide Squad?  How about Deadpool? Surely you’ve seen the American epic fantasy war film 300: Rise of...

Savini and Factory Graduate Finding Success in Many Ways!

2015 was quite a year for Douglas Education Center graduate Jason Baker. He had his creative hand in so many projects that the list seems never ending. From editing movies, touring with a rock band, and producing a movie, he has been so busy, but...

Factory Digital Filmmaking Graduate Rick Nelson enjoying Career Success

In a suburb of Pittsburgh, making movies with the neighborhood kids is where you would find Douglas Education Center Factory Digital Filmmaking Program graduate Rick Nelson when he was young. His interest in making movies started at the age of eight when his grandmother and...

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