DEC’s Very Own Hip Hop Star

The spotlight is shining down on DEC student Blane Zentek who has been nominated for the Pittsburgh Underground Music Awards in the category of best live performance! "It's pretty cool to be recognized and nominated as one of the City's best underground talent," said Zentek....

DEC Announces NEW Commercial Driver’s License Program

In response to recent projections of a national truck driver shortage, Douglas Education Center (DEC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Commercial Driver’s License Program (CDL) that will address this growing demand. DEC’s CDL Program is a seven-week certificate program designed to...

NGE Student wins 2nd Place in Photo Contest

Hues of pinks, oranges, and purples danced across the sky as dusk settled over the Monessen landscape and John "Bubba" Palmer decided to snap a photo of the horizon. Seeing flyers posted around DEC for the 3rd Annual Raise Your Voice Music and Arts Festival...

Natural Gas Student is Recipient of GRC Scholarship

Congratulations to Natural Gas student Zachary Bowers! He is the recipient of the 2014 Greater Rostraver Chamber of Commerce (GRC) Scholarship! Zach is from Smithfield, PA. "When they told me I was the recipient of the GRC Scholarship I was so happy! It helps me so much, and...

DEC Graduate Finishes in Second Place on SyFy’s ‘Face Off’

From DEC graduate to reality star, Tyler Green unleashed his passion and creativity in special make-up effects, finishing second in the SyFy channel's breakout reality competition series, Face Off. Face Off showcases some of the best special make-up effects talent in the country. Competitors prove they’ve got the skills to...

Alumni Success: Katie Gauden

Katie's family and friends encouraged her to dream - and to learn. She spent a long time practicing on her family and friends' hair before she decided that she needed to go and learn how to do it properly from the folks who knew how...

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