MID-AMERICA COLLEGE OF FUNERAL SERVICE WELCOMES MITCH MITCHELL AS PRESIDENT

October 5, 2016
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Pierce Mortuary Colleges is pleased to announce the hiring of Mitch Mitchell as President of Mid-America College of Funeral Service, Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Mitchell brings considerable experience in higher education with sixteen years in various roles including Instructor, Administrator, Dean and Academic Dean.  He has presented at national conferences on articulation agreements, and published his dissertation “A Stakeholders Approach on Retention: Using Emergenetics in the Classroom”.

Mitchell also brings perspective from outside academia, having served as an Engineer/Project Manager for both Capstone Engineering and Harshaw Trane.  He is a proud military veteran, serving ten years in the United States Army as a Combat Engineer.

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“I am looking forward to becoming part of the Mid-America College history and having a positive impact as the college moves forward,” said Mitchell. “I appreciate the noble service and dedication of funeral professionals and am honored to manage such an excellent staff as we prepare students for successful careers.”

Mitchell earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Strategic Management from Sullivan University.  He also holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Managing Information Technology from Sullivan University.

“We are extremely pleased to have Mitch Mitchell take the helm at Mid-America College of Funeral Service,” said Dr. Jill Karn, Chief Operating Officer of Pierce Mortuary Colleges. “His diverse and strong background of expertise and leadership will further the mission of Mid-America College to provide a contemporary education for those who have chosen funeral service as their life’s work.”

For more information on Mid-America College of Funeral Service, visit www.mid-america.edu.

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