All News & Events

2015

June 26, 2015
Jun 26

Teaching Embalming in Africa

We are thrilled to announce that Wanda Lee, CCMS Clinical Lab Director, has been selected to travel to Mwanza, Tanzania (east Africa) to teach basic embalming skills with a focus on improving safety standards. Training will take place at the Bugando Medical Centre Mortuary. Ms. Lee will be co-teaching with Dr. Bill Ralston, Hamilton County Chief Deputy Coroner and Forensic Pathologist. Check out the September 2015 issue of our newsletter for an in-depth article by Ms. Lee!

2016

January 29, 2016
Jan 29

CCMS Welcomes President Jack E. Lechner, Jr.

Appointment of Col. Jack E. Lechner, Jr. as President, January 2016

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February 4, 2016
Feb 04

CCMS on "Cincinnati Edition"

CCMS President Jack Lechner and student Ben Dollarhide were featured on WVXU’s “Cincinnati Edition.” Hear them talk about the funeral service profession and CCMS!

May 2, 2016
May 02

CCMS President Featured in "American Funeral Director"

President Jack E. Lechner Jr. is interviewed in the May 2016 issue of “American Funeral Director.” Lechner talks about funeral service, what brought him back to his alma mater, and his plans for the future. Check out the interview.

June 3, 2016
Jun 03

Kyle Eveland Receives Schaefer & Busby Scholarship Award

Kyle Eveland SCI 3Congratulations to CCMS student Kyle Eveland, pictured with Mr. David Danner, who was selected as the recipient of the Schaefer & Busby Scholarship award. This scholarship was established by Mr. Danner, retired owner, as a way to give back to CCMS and honor the Schaefer & Busby Funeral Home that was a part of so many students’ lives over the years. This scholarship is awarded to a CCMS student who exhibits the best practical ability to handle all aspects of funeral service from the first call to arrangements with the family, and also how well the student applies the items within the curriculum while maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better. Monies awarded from this scholarship are paid in the recipient’s third semester.

Kyle is also one of thirty finalists from across the nation selected as a recipient of the Service Corporation International Scholarship which is available to students who are enrolled in an accredited mortuary science program and who meet the submission requirements.

Kyle is a third semester honor student at CCMS and works as a funeral attendant with a funeral home in Lebanon, Ohio. He plans to return to his hometown of Roseville, Ohio  to serve his apprenticeship.

For more information on SCI Scholarship opportunities or to apply, please visit Service Corporation International’s Scholarship page.

June 3, 2016
Jun 03

Amanda Jones Receives OEA Scholarship Award

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Congratulations to Amanda Jones, recent graduate selected by the Ohio Embalmer’s Association as the recipient of The Don Lawrence OEA Scholarship award during her final term. The scholarship is available to students who are registered in a professionally accredited mortuary science program and who intend to become licensed or register their apprenticeship in Ohio. The award is issued during the final term of the student’s degree program.

Amanda is also a 2015 recipient of The Dodge Award in recognition of exceptional advancement in the art of embalming. She is currently serving her apprenticeship with Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home in Loveland, Ohio. Congratulations to Ms. Jones for her accomplishments and to OEA for their support of mortuary science education.

Click here for more information on this OEA Scholarship opportunity or to apply.

November 7, 2016
Nov 07

Students Assist First Responders

On October 6, 2016 twenty students and three faculty from CCMS assisted Hamilton County officials conducting an Active Shooter Exercise at the General Electric Aviation facility in Evendale, Ohio. Students participated in wound moulage to take the appearance of shooting victims, which added a degree of realism to the event. Read the Press Release for more details and check out the photos below. Great job, students!

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2017

June 15, 2017
Jun 15

Open House June 15, 2017

Join us for Open House on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.! Register and more information.

July 18, 2017
Jul 18

CANA / ICCFA Cremation Operator & Arranger (register for one or both days here!)

July 19, 2017
Jul 19

CANA / ICCFA Cremation Operator & Arranger (register for one or both days here!)

October 7, 2017
Oct 07

Open House Oct 7, 2017

Join us for Open House on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. – noon! Register and more information.

November 17, 2017
Nov 17

SAVE THE DATE! "Big 6" CEU Seminar - All 6 hours in a day!

NOVEMBER 17 – SAVE THE DATE!
CCMS “BIG 6” – EARN ALL NEWLY REQUIRED OHIO CEU’s –  Ethics (2hrs), Preneed (2hrs), and Ohio Law (2hrs) OFFER SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT HERE   (Registration Form Coming Soon!)

We aim to offer lifelong learning at an affordable price! Practitioners can satisfy ALL 6 hours of the new impending mandatory Ohio CEU’s in one day  for $149 or less!

SAVE THE DATE, in fact  SAVE THE WEEKEND! Join us for the 2017 HOMECOMING & GALA WEEKEND November 17-19, 2017.

  • Friday 11/17 – Complete the mandatory “Big 6” requirements in one day at CCMS (and for a great price of $149!) (CFME Members pay just $99!)
  • Saturday 11/18 – Alumni Fun Day #1! An afternoon event where you could walk away with some big winnings and a formal Gala Tribute to alumnus Ken Cahall, NFDA President-Elect (more to follow!)
  • Sunday 11/19 – Alumni Fun Day #2! More fun and more opportunity to walk away with winnings!

We are seeking sponsors to help with venue, food, open bar, silent auction, events, and prizes – please consider sponsoring your support to this event and to CCMS!

Information and registration options will follow as plans develop, so be on the lookout.

2017 Homecoming Weekend is essential to CCMS alumni to connections and support of their alma mater’s new and improved direction, as well as essential to our ability to connect with and honor the alumni who have helped maintain as the nation’s oldest, most distinguished leader in education!

Please SAVE THE DATES and join us!  For information and sponsorship opportunities for 2017 Homecoming Weekend, please contact Jack Lechner at president@ccms.edu or Beth Williams at alumni@ccms.edu.

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November 17, 2017
Nov 17

SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Alumni Homecoming Weekend & Tribute Gala

NOVEMBER 17 – SAVE THE DATE!
THIS IS A WEEKEND THAT OFFERS OUR ALUMNI AND SERVICE PROFESSIONALS EVERYTHING!

From Continuing Education, Event Days, Black-Tie Gala, Tributes, Silent Auctions, Dining and Dancing, you will want to be there! Mark your calendar to make this a weekend with friends in Cincinnati! OFFER SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT HERE   (Registration Form Coming Soon!)

SAVE THE DATE, in fact  SAVE THE WEEKEND! Join us for the 2017 HOMECOMING & GALA WEEKEND November 17-19, 2017.

  • Friday 11/17 – Complete the mandatory “Big 6” CEU requirements in one day at CCMS (and for a great price of $149! CFME Members pay just $99!)
  • Saturday 11/18 – Alumni Fun Day #1! An afternoon event where you could walk away with some big winnings and a formal Gala Tribute to alumnus Ken Cahall, NFDA President-Elect (more to follow!)
  • Sunday 11/19 – Alumni Fun Day #2! More fun and more opportunity to walk away with winnings!

We are seeking sponsors to help with venue, food, open bar, silent auction, events, and prizes – please consider sponsoring your support to this event and to CCMS!

Information and registration options will follow as plans develop, so be on the lookout.

2017 Homecoming Weekend is essential to CCMS alumni to connections and support of their alma mater’s new and improved direction, as well as essential to our ability to connect with and honor the alumni who have helped maintain as the nation’s oldest, most distinguished leader in education!

Please SAVE THE DATES and join us!  For information and sponsorship opportunities for 2017 Homecoming Weekend, please contact Jack Lechner at president@ccms.edu or Beth Williams at alumni@ccms.edu.