Pfeiffer University selected as a top school by Military Advanced Education
Pfeiffer University has been designated by Military Advanced Education (MAE) as a Top School in its 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities. The guide, which measures best practices in military and veteran education, is available in the December issue of MAE and online at www.mae-kmi.com.
Pfeiffer University’s teacher education programs receive national accreditation through 2021
Pfeiffer University’s teacher education programs have received accreditation for the next seven years (until 2021) under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards. NCATE’s performance-based accreditation system for teacher preparation ensures that teacher candidates are prepared to make a difference in P-12 student learning.
The division of education at Pfeiffer University continued its accreditation at the initial (undergraduate) teacher preparation and advanced (graduate) preparation levels, indicating that these programs meet rigorous standards set forth by the professional education community.
Pfeiffer University and Gray Stone Day School to offer dual-enrollment to students
Pfeiffer University and Gray Stone Day School have begun a dual-enrollment program, launching in January 2015, which allows eligible high school seniors from Gray Stone to take college-level courses at Pfeiffer. Under this arrangement, students will earn transferable college credit when they pass their courses.
On Tues., Dec. 16, 11 a.m., Pfeiffer and Gray Stone will sign an agreement officially marking the beginning of their partnership. The signing ceremony will take place in the President’s Office, Administration Building, 2nd floor.
Pfeiffer Sport Management active at ACC Football Championship Game
For the third consecutive year Pfeiffer Sport Management students were active in serving the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) at their annual football championship game in uptown Charlotte at Bank of America Stadium.
Lacy Lange, Volunteer Director of the ACC Football Championship expressed her appreciation in partnering with Pfeifer University, “Pfeiffer’s Sport Management students who volunteered for the 2014 Dr Pepper Football Championship played a vital role in the success of Championship Weekend. We can’t thank them enough.”
Athletics inducts new members to Hall of Fame
On Fri., Dec. 5, the Pfeiffer University department of Athletics inducted three individuals and the 1992 men’s basketball team into the Sports Hall of Fame. New members include Rex Mitchell ’74, basketball, who was recognized for his career as a high school basketball, cross country and track and field coach for Surry Central High School in Dobson, N.C.; Jimmy Lee Waugh ’79, baseball, who played professionally for the Toronto Blue Jays and coached for Limestone College and Belmont Abbey College; and Beth Bennett Welsh ’79, swimming, who was a national qualifier and state champion in the 50- and 100-yard backstroke, 200- and 500 yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relay.
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