Pfeiffer University Campus

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors, a select group of Pfeiffer students who represent and promote the University on and off the Misenheimer campus at special events and professional gatherings, are available to give campus tours to prospective students. They are chosen for their academic achievement and commitment to serving Pfeiffer.

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Amanda Baynard '15
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Nursing

Amanda is a junior in the nursing program. Along with being with student ambassador, she is also a peer mentor on campus.

"I plan to be a nurse practitioner in the future. I chose Pfeiffer because of the warm and inviting environment and also because of the small class sizes. I feel at home here."




Chase Clontz '16
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Criminal Justice/Accounting
Mt. Pleasant, NC

Chase's driving ambition is to become a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In addition to being a Student Ambassador, he plans to be involved in the Criminal Justice club, FCA, and he enjoys intramural basketball and volleyball. 

"Pfeiffer became my home and I could see myself as a member of the Pfeiffer family from the very beginning.  I have never felt such encouragement and support from both peers and faculty.  This is truly a special place and I hope to be able to give back some of what has already been done for me."

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Sarah Daly '14
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Environmental Science/Minor in Economics
New Market, MD

Sarah is a member of the women's lacrosse team, loves being outdoors and looks forward to a career in a hands-on, unique and exciting environment. She enjoys the academic and leadership opportunities and plans to pursue a master's in environmental biology when she finishes her undergraduate coursework. 

"Although Pfeiffer is a small university, it is a large community of students, teachers, faculty, athletes, coaches, and alumni who all work together to help each of us achieve our goals."

Taylor Lindsay '15
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Human Services

Taylor is on the women's tennis team and is also a resident assistant. She originally chose Pfeiffer because she was recruited for tennis, but soon fell in love with many aspects of the university. The small school environment made her feel like she was at home.

"There's no other place I could imagine myself. My goals in life are to go to graduate school and open an orphanage in Africa. I want to help as many people that I can in my lifetime."

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Dillon Edwards
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Pre-Law/Finance
Statesville, N.C.

Dillon Edwards was born in San Diego, Calif., but was raised in Statesville, NC. He is a pre-law and finance major and the CO-President of Pfeiffer Pfury. He played soccer during his first two years at Pfeiffer, but now runs cross country. His goal is become a lawyer and own his own firm one day.

"Pfeiffer has become my home-away-from-home. It is my other family and has given me  some of my best memories."

Carmella Looz
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Nursing
Thomasville, N.C.

Carmella transferred to Pfeiffer from Davidson County Community College in hopes of being accepted into Pfeiffer's nursing program. She is focused on helping people and likes to make others smile. She is eager to join many other clubs in the near future. What she likes most about Pfeiffer is that she still feels like she is part of the “Pfeiffer Pfamily” even though she is a commuter.

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Cade Isley '15
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Exercise Science
Greensboro, N.C.

Cade is an exercise science major, Quad Director for Residence Life and a member of the men's basketball team. He's from Greensboro, N.C., and intends to become a physical therapist after he completes graduate school. Cade has a passion for people and feels this will transcend into the physical therapy field.

"I believe God put me at Pfeiffer University for a reason and I plan to make the most of this opportunity. Pfeiffer has been very beneficial in many different aspects of my life, and I wouldn't trade my journey for anything. Your future is bright. Let Pfeiffer show you how bright it can be!

Ashley King '16
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Mathematics/Secondary Education
Concord, NC

Ashley is a sophomore at Pfeiffer, studying mathematics and secondary education.  In addition to her role as a Student Ambassador, she plans to be involved in cheerleading and the math club. 

"Pfieffer has become my home and the students and faculty feel like family.  Its warm, hometown campus makes me feel safe and prepared to begin my college experience. Sometimes I feel like I did not pick Pfeiffer as much as Pfeiffer University picked me."



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Anna Mcallister '15
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Human Services and Psychology
Mount Ulla, N.C.

Anna Mcallister is currently a junior majoring in human services with a minor in psychology. Also a cheerleader, she loves Pfeiffer because she feels at home.

Anslee Smith
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Pre-Med
Norwood, N.C.

Anslee is a sophomore pre-med major. In addition to serving as an ambassador, she is also a swimmer and sports chaplain. She chose Pfeiffer because of its size, location to home the opportunity to swim.

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Bianca Moeller '15
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Biology/Environmental Science
Fredricksburg, VA

Bianca hopes to go on to medical school and become a general physician or possibly pursue a career as an environmentalist. Apart from being a student ambassador, she is also a Milton rose Scholar, a member of the women's soccer team and a representative for SAAC.



Valeria Mendoza '16
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Val, originally from Ecuador, is a sophomore at Pfeiffer majoring in Psychology.  Her academic goals include attending graduate school and earning her PhD.

"I want to own a hospital or physician's office one day to help patients. I came to Pfeiffer because of athletics, but my experience as a student has been great, and I love it here. The people make me feel like I am at home and that makes Pfeiffer a great place to study."

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Briana Oliver '14
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Business Administration
Austin, TX

Briana is a Young Life leader and part of the sports chaplain ministry on campus as well as being involved in Campus Crusade for Christ.  She is currently studying abroad in Florence, Italy and hopes to return with a fresh perspective about Pfeiffer's Misenheimer campus. She is very enthusiastic about all the opportunities that Pfeiffer offers. 

"Often students don't realize how many doors are open before them; I love showing them ways to excel in doing something they love."

Peticia Ritch '15
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Accounting
Concord, N.C.

As a commuter and nontraditional student, Peticia appreciates opportunities involvement for commuters and people returning to school.

"Being an ambassador has given me the opportunity to meet and learn from other leaders. Knowing there are so many activities to be involved with on campus allows students like me to become more involved and network with students in other majors. I enjoy the excitement the staff and students show and I am honored to be part of that."

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Sebastian Wernecke '15
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Biology
Johannesburg, South Africa

Sebastian was born in Johannesburg, South Africa to an Italian mother and German father. Additionally, he has one brother who lives in Germany and an uncle in Japan. With a variety of cultural influences surrounding him, he definitely has some different stories to tell.

Majoring in medicine and biology, he values the personal contact he receives from his teachers at Pfeiffer. He competes for the tennis team, with a goal of one day competing on the ATP World Tour. He has his set goals and will not lay his eyes off them. Also involved in SAAC, Pfeiffer Pfury and is a Sports Chaplain. He lives by "Give it your all or don't give it at all."

Olivia Stofira '14
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Music Education
Charlotte, N.C.

Olivia, a Charlotte, N.C. native, is a senior studying music education with a voice concentration.  In addition to her involvement with student ambassadors, she is also the concert choir president, a member of the Pfeiffer Glee Club and employee of Sodexo, the company that provides the University's dining services. 

"Pfeiffer is an amazing place where there are so many activities to be involved and new ventures to explore. The Pfeiffer experience is truly exciting and rewarding and prepares you for whatever life you desire after graduation."

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Cassi Saunders '16
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Biology/Pre-Med
Morganton, N.C.

Cassi is a sophomore planning to double major in biology and pre-medicine and minor in chemistry. I hope to further my education and attend medical school to become a dermatologist. I am happy o chose Pfeiffer because I have made wonderful friends here and it is one of a few schools that offer an official Pre-Med major.




Nick Janes '16
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Computer Information Systems
Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Nick is a sophomore this year and is very involved on campus. He is the treasurer for the Student Government Association, sports chaplain, peer ministries head tech coordinator, peer mentor, ambassador, CAB volunteer, Pfury member and soccer player. He plans to earn a degree in computer information systems and then attend graduate school.

"My brother attended Pfeiffer University, and I was recruited a year later. I fell in love with the university within a week."

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Jennifer Baity '17
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Exercise Science
 
Jennifer is a freshman from Yadkin County, NC and a member of the women’s soccer team.  She plans on attending a medical program upon graduation from Pfeiffer to become a Physical Therapist.
 
“I knew I wanted to come to Pfeiffer after my very first visit here. I fell in love with the little school and friendly people. Here at Pfeiffer, I am not seen as just another student, but as a valued young adult. The teachers I work with, the friends I have met, and the mentors that care for me, make my experience here at Pfeiffer incredible."


Shea McDonnell  '15
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Communications
Toms River, NJ
 
Shea is a junior this year and loves to stay active on campus. Aside from being a member of the women’s lacrosse team she is also Editor and Chief of the campus newspaper, president of SAAC, an ambassador, and a peer mentor. After earning her degree in Communications with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Creative Writing, Shea plans to further her education in graduate school.
 
"I loved the family feel that I got when visiting Pfeiffer; it was so much more than just a school. When looking at colleges I didn’t just want to go to any school for four years, I wanted somewhere that I could not only get an education but also make my home. I found that here at Pfeiffer." 

Graduate Ambassador | Sara Martin

Occupation:

Student

Current City:

Rock Hill, SC

Major:

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

I am most proud to be an MFT student at Pfeiffer.  In addition to my school work, I am involved with the community including helping to coach my daughter's volleyball team.  You can reach me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Graduate Ambassador | Crystal Furmaniuk

Occupation:

Student

Hometown:

Mooresville, NC

Major:

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

I double majored in Criminal Justice and Psychology at Pfeiffer University - Misenheimer, where I also played volleyball and softball for two years. I worked for three years at a Logistics firm after Undergrad until I realized my true calling in life was to work in a selfless field and become a therapist. I am currently working through my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and loving every minute of it. I am part of the MFT GSA and Delta Kappa (MFT Honorary Society), as well as this Student Ambassador Program. It is very normal for new students to be nervous about taking the next step into a brighter future and I hope I can help ease that anxiety through this program - please don't hesitate to contact me any time with concerns and/or questions - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Graduate Ambassador | Ted Coggins

Occupation:

Assistant Vice President, Commercial Real Estate, Wells Fargo Bank

Current City:

Charlotte, NC

Major:

Master of Business Administration

There are several reasons why I am proud to be a Pfeiffer MBA student. It is important for me to attend a school with a curriculum that is challenging and allows me to sharpen my analytical and problem-solving skills. Pfeiffer fosters an outstanding learning environment based on teamwork and mutual support. In addition, Pfeiffer offers the option of taking classes either at the Charlotte campus or on-line. At Pfeiffer, I am benefiting from the outstanding faculty, an exceptional diverse student body, strong corporate ties and an extensive alumni network. I welcome your emails at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Graduate Ambassador | Britney Mobley

Occupation:

Student

Hometown:

Monroe, NC

Major:

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy


Currently, I am approaching my final year in the Marriage and Family Therapy Master program at Pfeiffer University. I truly enjoy the atmosphere of service and collaboration among students and professors at Pfeiffer, and am passionate about sharing my experiences with professionals, prospective students, and members of the Charlotte community. Assisting others to acknowledge their full potential and achieve their professional and personal goals is something very close to my heart, and Pfeiffer is a great place to start. Contact me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and watch my video to learn more about my Pfeiffer experience.