June, 2016, Funeral Business Advisor, Pierce Mortuary Colleges – Spotlight.
Want to know more about Pierce Mortuary Colleges?  Pierce Mortuary Colleges is a group of private colleges teaching funeral service education. These Colleges include:  Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Dallas, Texas; Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, Georgia (Atlanta, GA area) and; Mid-America College of Funeral Service, Jeffersonville, Indiana (Louisville, KY area). Read more from the Funeral Business Advisor or PDF.

February 13, 2016 LOUISVILLE, KY. WDRD NEWS -- Students study the business of death with funeral service degree. Students at Mid-America College of Funeral Service preparing for a career in funeral industry. WATCH Video NOW at WDRB NEWS. And click HERE to read the WDRD NEWS Article (PDF).


Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

April 9, 2015 - Congratulations to Terry Parrish, Registrar and Director of Admissions at Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, who recently received her Master of Science Degree in Human Behavior from Capella University.  Terry has been at Dallas Institute since 1998.  As part of her responsibilities Terry is also teaching an online class in the Funeral Director's Program. Read more on Terry Parrish

March 9, 2015 - 2015 2015 Winter Issue of the Updater: How Children Deal With a Loss of a Loved One. Excellent Article by Terry Parrish, CFSP, is the Registrar for Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas, TX.

February 23, 2015 - Cavender promoted to Dean of the Dallas Institute

February 15, 2015 - Funeral Business Advisor, Article by Amy Fulton, Licensed Funeral Director and is the Embalmer, Clinical Embalming Preceptor at Dallas Institute of Funeral Service;  An Educator's View on Cremation & the Value of Embalming

 Mid-Amierica College of Funeral Service

April 1, 2015 - THE DIRECTOR; Changing Face of Funeral Service: Read Lauren Budrow, President of Mid-America College of Funeral Service comments and opinions in the article; “Is This Profession Ready for Visible Tattoos and Piercings?”.  Read More...

April 1, 2015 - THE DIRECTOR; The Creative Advantage:  article written by Lauren Budrow, President of Mid-America College of Funeral Service. Welcoming creative and diverse learning experiences in the classroom and giving graduates and interns freedom of expression to create meaningful services in the funeral home will go far in elevating the profession in the minds of consumers. Read More...

March 7, 2015 - Mid-America had one of their most successful Spring Open Houses on March 7, 2015. Despite the terrible weather the week before we had a full house. See Photo Gallery and Read More...

February 18 & 19, 2015 - Mid-America College of Funeral Service's 2015 ICCFA Cremation Arranger and Crematory Operations Certification Programs were Big Successes. Read More...

Mid-Winter Conference

February 5, 2015 - Gary Bridgewater and Shelby Chism represented Mid-America College of Funeral Service at the FDAK Mid-Winter Conference in Lexington. Mr. Bridgewater and Ms. Chism are show in the photo with FDAK Executive Director Sidney Fogle, who will be the Commencement Speaker for our Spring 2015 Commencement Exercises that will be held at Walnut Street Baptist Church on Friday March 27, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. 

Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service

January, 2015 - Funeral Home and Cemetery News, Gupton- Jones College of Funeral Service Holds Graduation Exercise. READ More...

January, 2015 - The issue of Southern Funeral Director Magazine, Kay Campbell, instructor at Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, speaks on Education in Funeral Service. A MUST READ.


Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

• Dallas Institute announces Commencement of
Chi Delta Class, Spring of 2014
April 22, 2014

• Chi Delta Class, Spring of 2014
announces Location of Class Dinner
April 22, 2014

• Dallas Institute Staff Member
receives Mirabeau B. Lamar Award
April 21, 2014

• DIFS Director of Admissions receives Scholarship
to attend 2014 NFDA Professional Women's Confercence
April 17, 2014

• More Than 100 Become ICCFA-Certified Crematory Operators and Cremation Arrangers in Dallas

• Funeral Service Education: Transferring Academics from the Classroom to Practical Application by Brian C. Mullins, MDiv. - January, 2014

Mid-America College of Funeral Service

• 50+ Students and Funeral Directors Complete Cremation Arranger & Crematory Operator Training at Mid-America College 


Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service

• NFDA – 2013: Pierce Colleges: The Education & the Experience, Patty Hutcheson, President of Gupton-Jones College, speaking about the value of an education from Pierce Colleges. http://vimeo.com/89545190