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IS Mortuary Science Right for You?

IS Mortuary Science Right for You?

  While mortuary science is not an easy career to enter, it can be rewarding for those who handle it. It can be difficult to see people grieve during a difficult time in their life, but it can feel good to know that you are helping them with a very overwhelming...

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PIMS Vote for Best Things to Do In Pittsburgh This Fall

PIMS Vote for Best Things to Do In Pittsburgh This Fall

Oh my gourd, it's our favorite season! Fall is a preferred season by many due to the chilly weather, beautiful scenery, and exciting fall activities. Like many other cities across the country, Pittsburgh has its fair share of fun events that you can do with your...

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Getting Ready for the Fall Semester At PIMS

Getting Ready for the Fall Semester At PIMS

When you’re a new college student, preparing for everything can be extremely daunting. Let’s face it, there is a lot to do to prepare for the fall semester. Here are some extremely helpful tips to ensure that you’re organized and prepared to succeed for your first...

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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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Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
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The holidays have HIT at PIMS! 💚🎄❄️

This gorgeous 12-foot tree from Thomas Tree Sellers is dazzling in the PIMS front window. Some of our festive students stuck around to decorate and make PIMS spirits bright for the season.

We hope you are all staying warm this December 1st and if you are looking for some holiday things to do in the Pittsburgh area this month, check out: https://nextpittsburgh.com/events/10-pittsburgh-events-you-dont-want-to-miss-in-december-from-winter-heat-to-first-night/?fbclid=IwAR2Sk2DDCnXP53iV8k5BsGa5tI_5ygItgnByytqA2G_-t9b3QDbmDfEO4Vg
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
🥧🦃🍁 Happy Thanksgiving PIMS Family! 🍁🦃🥧

We are thankful for our wonderful faculty, staff, and ALL of our amazing students!!!

What are YOU thankful for this year? Let us know below…

*Please also note: PIMS offices will be closed today and reopen on Tuesday, November 29th so our students and staff have some time to spend with their families. 💚
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Type "I Stuff my Turkey with..." then keep hitting the middle button on your phone until you get a sentence. 🦃

Post your funny answer below, and we will randomly pick a winner to send a PIMS sticker!