Pfeiffer University News
Pfeiffer University welcomes school-age children from Stanly, Rowan and Cabarrus counties for Camp Invention
- Published on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 ( 2:36 pm )
This week, 22 children in grades 1-6 from school districts in Stanly, Rowan and Cabarrus counties are engaged in fun science and math activities at Camp Invention on Pfeiffer University’s Misenheimer campus.
Led by a team of Pfeiffer faculty members, newly graduated education majors and pre-service teachers, campers are working together to solve problems related to ecology, recycling and “green” living. They are applying what they learn through data collection and becoming familiar with the laws of motion to use reclaimed and recycled materials for a variety of projects, including retrieving items across a “swamp” and designing an eco-friendly community called Sludge City.
New Falcon’s Nest portal provides innovative way for alumni and friends to stay connected
- Published on Monday, June 03, 2013 ( 2:59 pm )
This summer, the Office of Alumni Affairs will debut a new interactive environment, The Falcon’s Nest. Here, Pfeiffer alumni and friends can register online for events, create a profile and indicate the level of personal information they wish to share with other alumni, update contact information and search for classmates and other Pfeiffer graduates. Users’ giving histories for the previous three years will be able accessible to them as well as printer-friendly tax documents.
Admissions to offer three new summer experiences for prospective students
- Published on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 ( 3:47 pm )
This summer, the Office of Admissions is partnering with the Francis Center for Servant Leadership, Center for Outdoor Leadership and The Village Church to provide prospective students the opportunity to learn about Pfeiffer while participating in exciting activities that cater to a variety of interests. These events, SOAR Service, SOAR Explore and SOAR Faith, are the first of their kind and will provide those interested in Pfeiffer with an entirely different “first look” at what it has to offer.
NC State Board of Nursing grants full approval to Pfeiffer’s BSN program
- Published on Monday, May 20, 2013 ( 8:55 am )
The North Carolina State Board of Nursing (NCBON) has voted to grant full approval to Pfeiffer University’s bachelor of science in nursing program, finding the program to be in compliance with all NCBON standards and regulations.
The Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University is recognized for leading calligraphy immersion courses
- Published on Friday, May 17, 2013 ( 1:08 pm )
The Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University has implemented two calligraphy immersion courses at two schools in the Charlotte area, Waddell Language Academy and Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy.
Batter up: East Rowan’s Sydney Poole signs with Pfeiffer softball team
- Published on Friday, May 17, 2013 ( 12:23 pm )
Syndey Poole, a pitcher for East Rowan High School, recently signed with Pfeiffer University's softball team. Learn more about Sydney by reading an article featured in the Salisbury Post.
East Meets West through Works of Art
- Published on Thursday, May 16, 2013 ( 4:58 pm )
Weihong Yan, professor of Chinese language, literature and culture and executive director of the Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer and Sibylle Schwarz, honorary professor, were recently recognized on chinadaily.com, an eNewspaper.
Pfeiffer Celebrates Spring 2013 Graduates
- Published on Saturday, May 11, 2013 ( 2:20 pm )
Pfeiffer University’s Class of 2013 Receives Their Diplomas, First-Ever Nursing Graduates Cross the Stage with Their Classmates
On May 12, Pfeiffer University celebrated spring commencement as 135 members of the class of 2013, among them the first students from Pfeiffer to earn bachelor of science in nursing degrees, officially completed their undergraduate studies.
Dr. Stephen Ray Mitchell, dean for medical education and professor of medicine and pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., delivered the commencement address. Dr. Mitchell, who was a first-generation college student when he entered the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 40 years ago, advised students to “find your passion, broaden your intellect and achieve your potential.”
Pfeiffer University names Robert Reasso '73 vice president for athletics, athletic director and men’s soccer coach
- Published on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 ( 8:36 am )
Pfeiffer University announces that Robert (Bob) Reasso has been named vice president for athletics, athletic director and head coach for men’s soccer.
Mr. Reasso, a 1973 Pfeiffer graduate, former student-athlete and a member of the Pfeiffer Sports Hall of Fame, comes to Pfeiffer from Husson University, Bangor, Maine. Previously, he coached men’s soccer at Rutgers University where he led the Scarlet Knights to 13 NCAA tournament appearances, three Final Four tournaments and, in 1990, was named National Coach of the Year.
Top governor’s volunteer service awards presented to Warren ’66 and Fran Knapp ’80 (Hon.)
- Published on Friday, April 26, 2013 ( 3:48 pm )
Pfeiffer is proud to recognize Warren ’66 and Fran Knapp ’80 (Hon.) of Asheboro, N.C., who have been awarded the 2013 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award and the Governor’s Medallion Award.
The Governor's Volunteer Service Award, first given in 1979, honors individuals, groups and businesses that make a significant contribution to their community through volunteer service. Any person, group, or business from the public, non-profit and private sector may be nominated.
3-2 business program puts Pfeiffer student on the fast track to success
- Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 ( 11:50 am )
As a part of the 3-2 business program, Pfeiffer University student Vontenea Williams is gaining real-world experience that will help her to be successful when she graduates this December—with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree.
Kappa Delta Pi Installs New Chapter at Pfeiffer University
- Published on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 ( 12:43 pm )
Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for qualified education professionals, has installed a new chapter at Pfeiffer University, approved for charter. Installation took place on April 7. Among those initiated are faculty from Pfeiffer’s undergraduate and graduate programs as well as several Pfeiffer graduates.
- Pfeiffer University students exhibit their art at 8th Annual Juried Art Exhibition at Falling Rivers Art Gallery
- Pfeiffer University students bring home awards from state business competition
- Dr. Stephen Ray Mitchell, dean for medical education, Georgetown University School of Medicine, to address graduates at Pfeiffer University’s spring Commencement
- Pfeiffer University to retire jersey of Coach Joe Ferebee
- Pfeiffer Players to perform "Smoke on the Mountain" April 5-7
- Pfeiffer University supports Autism Awareness Month with special campus events