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So You Want to Be a Mortician?

So You Want to Be a Mortician?

Typically, when someone thinks of the type of person who aspires to be a mortician, they might think of someone who is fascinated by macabre. While being okay with death and dead bodies naturally comes with the job, mortuary sciences are a bit more complex than that. ...

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Mental Health Misconceptions (And Resources for Help)

Mental Health Misconceptions (And Resources for Help)

While we are slowly transitioning to a time where mental health issues are more openly discussed, some misconceptions are associated with mental health. As mental health awareness is an ongoing issue and a hot topic especially right now, particularly since the start...

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PIMS Vote for Best Places to Study Around Pittsburgh

PIMS Vote for Best Places to Study Around Pittsburgh

Finals week is often considered to be the most stressful part of a semester. There is a lot of studying involved and, naturally, the pressure to pass so you can move forward with your next year. Of course, you could always study in the school’s library, where you can...

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PIMS 80th Birthday Celebration and Getting Grace Screening

PIMS 80th Birthday Celebration and Getting Grace Screening

PIMS is turning 80 and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! Come party with us and enjoy a private screening of the dramatic comedy Getting Grace staring Daniel Roebuck. Oh, and did we mention Daniel will be on site to sign autographs? We’ll have food, fun, and lots...

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PIMS 80th Birthday Celebration and Getting Grace Screening

  PIMS is turning 80 and we can't wait to celebrate with you! Come party with us and enjoy a private screening of the dramatic comedy Getting Grace staring Daniel Roebuck. Oh, and did we mention Daniel will be on site to sign autographs? We'll have food, fun, and...

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Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
We have been getting a lot of questions about our upcoming commencement ceremony and wanted to share the details with you…

Please join us in celebrating our “future funeral directors” on Friday, September 9th! 🎉💚🎓

The ceremony will be professionally filmed, and available on our YouTube channel after the ceremony for anyone who can not make it in person.
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
PIMS Student Senate held a bake sale raising over $1100 to donate to the Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh! #PIMSPride 💚

Shouting "THANK YOU" from the PIMS rooftops to anyone who purchased a baked good, donated, and especially to Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh for the tour of their facilities, letting us cuddle everything in site, and the honor of directly sponsoring the adoption of some of their available animals.

Check out their page and just maybe you will find a new furry best friend! 🐱🐶🐰
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
July 30th is #InternationalDayofFriendship It is no secret that we consider ourselves a family here at PIMS and lifelong friendships are always made. It’s been said that if you are friends with someone for over 7 years, that friendship will last a lifetime!

Tag your PIMS bestie below and we will pick a winner and send you BOTH PIMS stickers! 🫶💚