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Sydney’s Corner: Showing and Giving Gratitude

Sydney’s Corner: Showing and Giving Gratitude

Sometimes people become caught up in the chaos of their busy schedules and forget to remember something very important: showing and giving gratitude. As the emotional support dog on campus, I think that humans could really learn from my kind. Let’s face it: when it...

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Like all industries, the mortuary science industry has had its own evolution of technology and trends. At PIMS, we are proud to say that we stay up-to-date with these trends for our embalming and restorative art programs so our students can work with the latest...

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10 Reasons You Should Enroll in PIMS This Fall

10 Reasons You Should Enroll in PIMS This Fall

Mortuary school is not for everyone, but it could be for you. Maybe you are considering a career change, or maybe you have realized that a traditional college setting isn’t for you. If you have discovered the world of mortuary science and it intrigues you, here are 10...

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Ways You Can Be An Ally During Pride Month

Ways You Can Be An Ally During Pride Month

With June being Pride Month, many individuals are trying to find ways to show their allyship to the LGBTQIA+ community. (This stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual/aromantic, and more). During a time where many states have been...

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PIMS ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Dr. Barry Lease was appointed the new President and Chief Executive Officer of PIMS. Dr. Lease’s new role was effective beginning on April 2, 2023. Dr. Lease was a student at the Institute in the 1980s. He initially joined the team as a part-time Clinical Embalming...

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sydney’s corner – How to Maintain Focus

sydney’s corner – How to Maintain Focus

We all know how easy it is to be distracted from accomplishing tasks. This is especially true when the weather is warm (I mean, have you seen those birds out there?) I’m Sydney, the emotional support dog, and I’m here to share tips on how to maintain focus during...

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The Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science (PIMS) offers ABFSE accredited diploma and associate level programs in Funeral Directing and Embalming online and on-campus. Contact Admissions for more info! admissions@pims.edu
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Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science5 days ago
🐾 Happy National Pet Day! 🐾

Today, we're celebrating our furry, feathery, and scaly friends who bring so much joy into our lives! Share a photo of your beloved pet in the comments below and let's fill this feed with cuteness overload! 📸❤️

As a special treat, we'll randomly select one lucky pet parent to receive a PIMS treat! 🎁🐶🐱

#NationalPetDay #FurBabies #PamperedPets #ShareTheLove 🐾❤️
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Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science1 week ago
We had a REALLY good view of the eclipse from the PIMS rooftop! 🌖

Did you see it too?

#eclipse2024
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Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science2 weeks ago
A GREAT opportunity we just have to share... 🤑

Applications are open now! Visit https://ow.ly/9YA950R5nSo for more details.
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science2 weeks ago
🐰 Hoppy Easter from everyone at PIMS! 🐰

We hope your day is filled with egg-citement, joy, and plenty of sweet treats! 🌷💚
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science2 weeks ago
🐰 Easter is JUST around the corner! Picture this...

You have a big, empty Easter basket. You can only pick ONE item to fill it with. What are you picking??? 🤔

**PIMS offices are currently closed for spring break. We will see you on Tuesday!**
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Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science4 weeks ago
"Data shows that 20% of adults in the Pittsburgh metro area consider themselves not religious. People's shifting beliefs are presenting themselves in the death industry, with "celebrations of life" gaining popularity over traditionally religious funerals."

Check out this article by our friends at PublicSource. You might even recognize a few contributors to the article! "