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Pfeiffer University News

Board Members

Alumni Board 2014 - Christmas 

Pfeiffer University Alumni Board 2014-2015

Executive Board

President: Donna Ingram DeBoy ‘84
President-Elect: Kimberly Tenenholz ‘04

Secretary: John Howard ‘10

Alumni Student Relations and Service Committee
Chair: Tomy Aldridge ‘75
Co-Chair: Cathy McCauley ‘77

Alumni Events Committee
Chair: Pixie Klein Gentle ‘83
Co-Chair: Jim Griffith ‘58

Alumni Church Relations Committee
Chair: Rev. David Melton ‘76

Alumni Graduate Relations Committee
Chair: Uconda Dunn ‘06

Pfeiffer University Alumni Board 2014-2015

Class of 2018 (Freshmen)

Paul Christy ‘82
Alex Ellenburg ‘13
Susan Hawkins ‘87
Philip Howard ‘14
Diane Tornberg ‘63

Class of 2017 (Sophomores)

Uconda Dunn ’06
John McNeil, Jr.’04
Pam Felker Robinson ’83
Michael Swofford ’75
Melissa Swofford ’74
Cody Teague ’13

Class of 2016 (Juniors)

Suzanne Ames Belden ’10
Grady Gaston ’12
Monty Honeycutt ’81
Erik McGinnis ’10

Class of 2015 (Seniors)

Charlotte “Charlie” Cooper Cherry ’72
Paul Childress ’93
Darryl Glick ’83
Larry Monaghan, Jr. ’68
Griggy Porter, Jr. ’69
Kimberly Tenenholz Brown ’04

Graduate Students (2-year Terms)

Tomy Aldridge ’75

John Branin ’89

Jane Cashion Brietz ’68

Lisa Kluge Cain ’87

Richard “Tinnie” Chapple ’57

Stephania Hyatt Cude ’72

Donna Ingram DeBoy ’84

Pixie Klein Gentle ’83

Jim Griffith ’58

John Howard ’10

Rev. Sarah Kalish ’77
Cathy McCauley ’77

Pat Hinson McKim ’85 ’96 MCE

Rev. David Melton ‘76
Philip J. Passanante ’81
Alton Taylor ’58

Emeriti Members

Warren Knapp, Jr. ’66
Tom Lewis ’68
Roger Spoon ’57

Alumni Awards

Congratulations to the 2014 Recipients of Pfeiffer University Alumni Association Awards

Outstanding Alumni Award Distinguished Alumni Award
 Al Rose  Boggs 006

Al Rose ’63

Lives in Matthews, NC  

Al has served on the Board of Trustees, Alumni Board of Directors and is currently President of the Friends of the Library.

Al was a very active, integral member of the Alumni Board. He spearheaded the acquisition of the patio furniture for the café’. He is active in his church and active with his class at Pfeiffer.   

John K. Boggs ‘75

Lives in Cary, NC

John Boggs, President / CEO was selected as the 2012 Business Leader of the Year in the insurance industry by Business Leader magazine.

Boggs has over 35 years of experience in accounting and insurance. He graduated Pfeiffer with a BA in Accounting and a BA in Law Enforcement. He has worked in the insurance industry since 1980. He was elected President and CEO of Builders Mutual Insurance Company by the Board of Directors in June, 2009.   



Since 1959, Pfeiffer has chosen to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by alumni of the institution by presenting two annual awards to deserving individuals. The Service Committee of the Alumni Association Board of Directors is charged with bringing nominations to the Board at large, where a vote is taken during the Board's annual spring meeting to determine recipients.

Print and mail nomination forms to: Alumni Programs/Pfeiffer University, P.O. Box 960/ Misenheimer, NC 28109

**Please note: Individuals may only be nominated for one award per year. The Board reserves the right to determine which award category is most appropriate/applicable for nomination in the case of an alumnus being nominated for both Outstanding and Distinguished Awards.

Past Award Recipients

Board Committees

Alumni Board Committees - 2014-15

Alumni Student Relations and Service Committee
Chair: Tomy Aldridge ‘75
Co-Chair: Cathy McCauley ‘77

Alumni Events Committee
Chair: Pixie Klein Gentle ‘83
Co-Chair: Jim Griffith ‘58

Alumni Church Relations Committee
Chair: Rev. David Melton ‘76

Alumni Graduate Relations Committee
Chair: Uconda Dunn ‘06

News and Publications

The Honor Roll of Donors includes those individuals and organizations whose gifts were received between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. In preparing this report, every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and completeness. If a mistake has been made in the way a donor is identified, or if a donor's name has been omitted from a gift list, we sincerely apologize. Please report any corrections to the Office of Advancement at (800) 338-2060, Ext. 6, or


May 2013 eTorch Front Image resizedThe eTorch is an electronic newsletter published by the Office of Communications.  This informative publication is emailed to all alumni, parents and friends for which we have an email address.  If you are not receiving the eTorch, please email and provide us with your current email address. Don't miss your chance to stay in touch with Pfeiffer via email!

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Pfeiffer Alum Mag Interactive 1-1Pfeiffer University Magazine is published for alumni and friends by Pfeiffer University, 48380 Hwy. 52N Misenheimer, N.C. 28109. Pfeiffer also operates campuses in Charlotte and the Triangle and offers programs statewide. For additional information, please contact The Office of Communications at (800) 338-2060 ext. 6 or

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Connections 82014A periodic newsletter celebrating the spirit of community and engagement at Pfeiffer University.








EPHSThe Emily Prudden Historical Society Newsletter is for those who help Pfeiffer sustain its long history of academic excellence, expressed today through mentored and experiential learning within a United Methodist spirit and tradition.


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