Announcements

Selected Independent Job Fair

Date: July 14, 2017
Time: 10 am – 12:15 pm and 1:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service

Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service is happy to partner with Selected Independent Funeral Homes to host a job fair. This job fair is designed to connect our students and alumni with member funeral homes. This event is open to all Selected Independent Funeral Homes. To register your funeral home, please contact Selected Independent Funeral Homes. If you are a graduate and would like to meet potential employers, just contact the school at 1-800-848-5352 or 770-593-2257 for further details. Please come in professional attire, bring copies of your resume and any professional documentation or certification, and make connections with some of the top funeral home firms in the country.

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Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service named a   Military Friendly College for 2017

“Better for Veterans” Organizations Identified Across the Country

PITTSBURGH (November 10, 2016)—Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, announced today its list of 2017 Military Friendly® Employers and 2017 Military Friendly® Schools. Significant technological investment into the evaluation process enhanced the breadth of data evaluated, resulting in 210 Military Friendly® Employers and 1,273 Military Friendly® Schools recognized for their support of the military community. For more than a decade, the Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges that provide positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.

To read the full press release, select here.

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   IN THE NEWS – PIERCE MORTUARY COLLEGES PARTNERSHIP WITH ICCFA

Through a new partnership, ICCFA will be the exclusive provider of external cremation education to the Pierce Mortuary Colleges at the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas, Texas; Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Decatur, Georgia; and Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, Indiana. All seniors will attend the two-day Cremation Arranger and Crematory Operator certification programs before graduating. All students from other colleges and Funeral Directors are welcome to attend! 

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480 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PMC STUDENTS

In addition to standard courses required for licensure as a funeral director and embalmer, our funeral service program is better preparing our students by providing students at all three Pierce Colleges two certifications: ICCFA Cremation Arranger Certification and the Crematory Operations Certification. This could not have been done without the continued support of our generous donors. More than 480 scholarships were provided this year by Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for our two ICCFA certifications.

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service would like to thank Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for being willing to invest in students, cultivate learning, inspire discovery, and help our students have access to a future full of possibilities. #ThankaPMCdonor