July/August 2020 | www.FuneralBusinessAdvisor.com | by Jill Karn | Funeral Service Education in a Pandemic – And Beyond

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused stagnation for many businesses, the funeral profession has experienced not only a higher level of activity, but also has had to modify various processes and traditions. Whether these evolving practices result in permanent changes remains to be seen. Nevertheless, during these times it is even more incumbent upon our profession to support our families and communities.

July/August 2020 | Funeral Business Advisor |Spotlight on Funeral Service Education | Jill Karn

The Funeral Industry, as always, is ever changing. In days past, educational and licensing requirements across the United States have been lax overall and left up to each state’s governing body to determine the requirements within their state. Although each state continues to remain in charge of determining requirements, those requirements are becoming more stringent each year that funeral professionals remain in practice due to advances in death care technology, governing regulations, and the expansion of the funeral directors/professionals’ duties.

Coping with Loss During the Holidays

coping with loss in the holidays

Live Webcast – ICCFA Cremation Certification

December 11, 2019

The CustomerME! Mindset -- Workshop for Students

John McQueenStudents at Pierce Mortuary Colleges are getting SOAR! Certified!
Presenter:
 John T. McQueen, CFSP
Customer Experience Trainer

Ask the Expert - Hope Inglehart

September 2019: American Funeral Director, Meet the New Gupton-Jones President

What does a fourth-generation licensed funeral director and embalmer who also has extensive experience in the academic area do for a next career step? If your name is Hope Iglehart, you become the president of your alma mater.

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Is Mid-America College of Funeral Service a 2019/2020 Military Friendly® School?

Military Friendly Award 2019-2020Yes, we are proud to announce that Mid-America College of Funeral Service is a 2019/2020 Military Friendly® School. 

Is Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service a 2019/2020 Military Friendly® School?

Military Friendly Award 2019-2020Yes, we are proud to announce that Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service is a 2019/2020 Military Friendly® School. 

Is Dallas Institute of Funeral Service a 2019/2020 Military Friendly® School?

Military Friendly Award 2019-2020Yes, we are proud to announce that Dallas Institute of Funeral Service is a 2019/2020 Military Friendly® School. 

Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service Welcomes Hope Iglehart as President

BROADVIEW, IL, May 24, 2019 – Pierce Mortuary Colleges is pleased to announce the hiring of Hope Iglehart as President of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, Georgia. Read FULL Article PDF

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