Faculty/Staff/Advisors - FSE

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Funeral Service Education Program
Jefferson State Community College
Harold Martin Building
(205) 856-7804 Fax
2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215-3098
[email protected]

Program Instructors

Venus Riley Smith, CFSP
Program Coordinator
(205) 856-7841
[email protected]
A.A.S., Jefferson State Community College
B.S., Virginia State University
M.Ed., University of Montevallo
Alabama Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Courses Taught

  • Restorative Arts
  • Advanced Restorative Arts
  • Computer Principles and Funeral Service Applications
  • Distance Learning Liaison
  • Funeral Service Comprehensive Review
  • Funeral Service Internship
  • Funeral Service Law & Ethics

Dr. Jzyk S. Ennis
HMB G-10
(205) 856-7852
[email protected]
A.A.S., Jefferson State Community College
B.S., Auburn University
MPA, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., Auburn University
Alabama & Georgia Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP)
Certified Crematory Operator (CCO)

Courses Taught

  • Funeral Directing
  • Embalming I
  • Embalming II
  • Embalming Lab
  • Funeral Service Social Science
  • Funeral Home Management I
  • Funeral Home Management II