Pfeiffer University News
Pfeiffer announces 2010-11 events subscriber series
- Published on Monday, July 12, 2010 ( 9:38 am )
Event Plus offers entertaining performances, stimulating lectures; season's inaugural event held at N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis
The 2010-2011 events subscribers' series line-up for Pfeiffer University's â€œEvents Plusâ€ has recently been announced. This season will feature stimulating and topical lectures, as well as entertaining and interactive cultural programs provided by the university's best cultural exhibitions and performances as well as informative lectures presented by Pfeiffer's premier, award-winning faculty and community speakers.
This year's series calendar spans from August 2010 through April 2011. The season will kick-off at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11 with a unique and exclusive opening event at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. Dr. Michael Luther, president of the NCRC, along with faculty researchers will present the future plans for the campus and share their cutting-edge research. Following this presentation, exclusive tours of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory will be offered to subscribers. A light meal and cocktails will be served.
Additional highlights of Events Plus offer a medley of lectures that stem from the university's commitment to provide lifelong learning. Led by a distinguished board of business and community leaders, the series will offer subscribers a chance to interact with the most talented students, faculty, staff, musicians, intellectuals and performers as a way to broaden their knowledge and understanding of education and the arts. Special lecturers such as Dr. Luke Dollar, assistant professor of biology at Pfeiffer and National Geographic Emerging Explorer, and Professor Weihong Yan, director of the Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer, have served as past lecturers. In addition to these distinguished faculty members, the series has featured many of Pfeiffer's talented students in choral, instrumental, visual, cultural and performing arts.
Events Plus subscribers will have access to the NCRC event, plus four additional exclusive series events on the Pfeiffer campus. At each event, participants get the opportunity to network and socialize with community and business leaders and to mingle with friends and share a dinner planned especially for subscribers.