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Mara Beck
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Mara Beck, BSN, RN ’20 works in the Emergency Department of Atrium Health Stanly in Albemarle. After earning a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Pfeiffer University, she chose to remain in the local community to practice.

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Mariah Jones '19
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Mariah Jones '19 has made her mark in education with remarkable speed. 

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Life Skills Lab
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Tyler Foster Ritchie ’16, ‘18 MATSP of China Grove is bullish on life skills labs. So much so that he established one this past October for the students with special needs he teaches at South Rowan High School.  

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Emily Carella April Kuhn
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Pfeiffer University is pleased to announce the appointment of two new vice presidents as the university continues to re-organize in light of new opportunities and challenges before private universities. Emily Carella, who previously served Pfeiffer as Director of Admissions, returns to the Village as Vice President of Enrollment Management.

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Harris Hall
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Thanks to just-completed renovations in Harris Science Hall at Pfeiffer University, the Department of Natural Sciences now has four new classrooms and three revamped ones as well as a new conference room and a new suite of faculty offices. As a result, the department can now accommade enrollment growth in its programs, which include biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics and math.

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The weight room in Merner Gymnasium at Pfeiffer University has been named “The Snake Pit” in memory of Lester “Snake” Roberts, who served as the head of security on Pfeiffer’s Misenheimer campus for 27 years until 1994. Signage will be installed in the coming weeks to commemorate the new name, which honors one of Pfeiffer’

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Updated - Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Original post - Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Dear Pfeiffer Pfamily,

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Phyllis Sockwell
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Alumni

Often, Pfeiffer University launches a journey in servant leadership, a core principle of the school’s mission. In Phyllis Sockwell’s case, though, that journey was well underway before she pursued a Master of Health Administration at the school, graduating in 2018.

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Jim Haymaker
Alumni

It is with great sadness that Pfeiffer University announces the death on Aug. 10 of James Milligan Haymaker, a professor of art at Pfeiffer from 1965 to 2005. He was 85.

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Lester “Snake” Roberts
Alumni

It is with great sadness that Pfeiffer University announces the death on July 31 of Lester “Snake” Roberts, 92, who served as the head of security on the Misenheimer campus, for 27 years before retiring from that position in 1994. Unable to stay idle, though, he signed on as the head of security at nearby Uwharrie Point, serving 20 years there before retiring for good.

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Academics

Four faculty members at Pfeiffer University have achieved the rank of associate professor. They are Dr. Jason Emory (chemistry); Dr. Laura Reichenberg (biology); Dr. Elizabeth Harrison (music); and Dr. Sandra Holley (accounting). 

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