Financial Aid FAQ’s

Applying for financial aid can be a daunting and intimidating process, especially if you've never done it before. Here are some FAQ's that might help you get started. Q: How do I know if I qualify for financial aid? A: If you’ve completed a FAFSA (Free Application...

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...

DEC Factory Graduates find Success in Acting

As children, we have many hopes and dreams of what we want to do when we get older - being a doctor, a police officer, a chef. Those hopes and dreams can change numerous times, until we have to really think about what it is...

President & CEO Jeff Imbrescia Looks Back at 27 Years of Ownership

Douglas Education Center (DEC) has offered education in the Mon Valley for over one hundred years. Starting out as a business and secretarial school and transforming into the internationally known school that it is today, DEC now offers six associate degrees, seven diploma programs, and...

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