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Support of the ECC is Crucial …and Logical

I’m certain that by now you’ve heard about our exciting and transformational Educational Cremation Center. The addition of the ECC is the summation of a transition the college has been undertaking for the past decade and one which will continue to strengthen our position as the premier provider of death care education in the nation.…

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CCMS Ambassadors Club

Is there one phrase that drives you nuts? I have one and it is “What a hidden gem!” I have heard this multiple times during my time at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and it drives me nuts! I know that the individuals are not mean spirited when making this comment, but I do not…

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Anatomy of a Successful Funeral Director

As the first and oldest mortuary college in the country, we’ve helped thousands of death care professionals go on to have fulfilling, successful careers. With more than 8,000 alumni and 12 Presidents of the National Funeral Directors Association, we’ve seen firsthand what it takes to succeed in the funeral profession. It’s important to make the…

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Robert Boetticher on State Funerals

Do you know the origin of Taps? Or the protocol for whose funeral is permitted to be held in the National Cathedral? Do you know the difference between a person lying in state and lying in honor? Come to a special presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 20 on “Planning and Conducting State and Notable Funerals.” Select…

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Your 2019 Cincinnati Travel Guide

When a student gets accepted to multiple universities and colleges, they have to look at each of the prospective schools and see what they have to offer. A big part of that comparison is examining the city the school is in. A school could offer exceptional facilities, top faculty, and a vibrant campus. However, if the…

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Grief and the Holidays

Sometimes the holidays don’t feel so…..special. For many, this season is a time to gather with family and friends and is chock full of love, joy, and celebration. However, if you are mourning a loved one, the holiday season can be anything but joyous. In fact, the holidays are often the most difficult of times…

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Managing Stress During Exam Season

Stress levels can peak for students as a semester comes to an end. Whether preparing for final exam week, comprehensive practice exams or wrapping up course assignments, it is perfectly natural to experience increased stress. Stress affects each student differently, so it is important to understand how you can effectively manage the stress you may…

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The CCMS Co-Op Experience

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Mortuary Science program each benefit from a unique learning experience following the completion of their fourth semester on-campus courses. The funeral service co-op is a 6-week placement where students get to experience what it is like to work in a funeral home.  During this time, students are mentored in the funeral home as if they are an additional employee…

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