Pfeiffer University News
From the corporate world to the classroom
- Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 ( 9:36 am )
Celebrating Black History month by promoting continual learning
Dr. Rosemary Minyard, associate professor of economics and finance for the Master's of Business Administration program, is a seasoned faculty member who is highly experienced in the corporate world and the classroom.
Dr. Minyard has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, working in a variety of capacities. These experiences have included working for the Congressional Budget Office in National Security International Affairs, Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in Debt Trading Strategy, FDIC/RTC, where she evaluated assets from insured institutions from all over the country and Bank of America Corporate Audit for Global Corporate Investment Banking.
Church leaders to learn about reducing risk of crime and its outcomes in their congregations
- Published on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 ( 4:09 pm )
Pfeiffer University/Charlotte and Myers Park United Methodist Church Host
Plan, Prepare, Protect: Strengthening Safety in Ministry
Pfeiffer University will host a three-day seminar April 17-19 at its Charlotte, N.C., campus and Myers Park United Methodist Church for church and ministry leaders that provides education and resources for addressing and strengthening safety and managing risk in congregations and other ministry settings. Plan, Prepare, Protect: Strengthening Safety in Ministry will prepare clergy as well as church business administrators, finance leaders and trustees to inform their congregations about security priorities, mitigate security risks and evaluate safety plans.
Maximum effort yields maximum results
- Published on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 ( 12:06 pm )
Antonio Harvey '93 is a prime example of a Pfeiffer student-athlete who accomplished his goals. After 11 seasons of professional basketballâ€”eight in the NBA and three in Europeâ€”he's continued his career in professional sports as an announcer for the Portland Trailblazer, a job he's had for 14 years. Even with a hectic travel season, being a sports announcer is a dream job because it allows him to analyze and study basketball, the sport that has always been a big part of his life.
Freedom Writer Tiffony Jacobs speaks of overcoming adversity through determination
- Published on Monday, February 18, 2013 ( 2:18 pm )
On Mon., Feb. 18, original Freedom Writers member Tiffony Jacobs spoke at Henry Pfeiffer Chapel to a group of students, faculty and staff.
As a high school sophomore, Ms. Jacobs joined the Freedom Writers, a group of students in Ms. Erin Gruwell's English class at Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif., who wrote anonymous journal entries about the challenges of living in their community. She found strength and determination to achieve a successful future through Ms. Gruwell's emphasis on Holocaust education.
Pfeiffer University to offer eight-week graduate courses online
- Published on Friday, February 15, 2013 ( 3:14 pm )
For the first time this spring, Pfeiffer University is offering eight-week graduate courses online. The two courses available in this format, which typically run 16 weeks, are designed to accommodate the schedules of busy working adults and allow them to complete their master's degree programs faster than with traditional schedules. This program is not open to students who are currently enrolled for the spring semester.
Encouraging students to question everything
- Published on Thursday, February 14, 2013 ( 11:37 am )
Celebrating Black History Month by honoring excellence
Dr. Almeda Wright, assistant professor of religion and youth ministry, describes herself as an inquisitive person who questions everythingâ€”a quality that has led her from corporate America to her current role at Pfeiffer.
Pfeiffer students analyze complex issues as part of 2013 NCICU Ethics Bowl in Raleigh, N.C.
- Published on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 ( 2:34 pm )
On Feb. 8-9, Pfeiffer University students Diamond Pate, Kayleigh Peterman, Rachel Harden and Stacy Guinto-Salinas traveled to Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh, N.C., to participate in the 2013 North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) Ethics Bowl.
From Las Vegas to Misenheimer for the ministry
- Published on Monday, February 11, 2013 ( 10:53 am )
Senior religion major and Las Vegas, Nev., native Diamond Pate is the embodiment of a servant leader at Pfeiffer University. Not only is she an exemplary student, but she spends countless hours serving others.
Tiffony Jacobs, original member of the Freedom Writers, to speak at Pfeiffer University
- Published on Friday, February 08, 2013 ( 10:45 am )
On Sun., Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., Pfeiffer University welcomes to its Misenheimer campus (Henry Pfeiffer Chapel, 48380 US Hwy 52N), Tiffony Jacobs, an original member of the Freedom Writers, a group of at-risk students from Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif., who changed the direction of their lives through a powerful English class writing project in 1994â€”and named their group after the Freedom Riders who fought against segregation during the Civil Rights Movement. The event is free and open to the public; seating is limited and available on a first-come, first served basis.
Graduating into church at Pfeiffer
- Published on Thursday, February 07, 2013 ( 12:08 pm )
The Village Church was recently profiled by the General Board of Higher Education & Ministry. Read the complete article, Graduating into church at Pfeiffer by Renee Elder here.
Pfeiffer University celebrates Black History Month
- Published on Friday, February 01, 2013 ( 10:06 am )
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Throughout February, Pfeiffer will highlight the contributions and achievements of several noteworthy alumni, faculty and students as we observe Black History Month. Founder Emily Prudden, a probable late 19th-century visionary, set a socially progressive example for Pfeiffer and racial integration by establishing a number of home-based schools, nearly half of which were dedicated to the education of disadvantaged black students.
Accounting students to prepare and file taxes as part of VITA program
- Published on Thursday, January 31, 2013 ( 11:43 am )
This year the Accounting Society on the Misenheimer Campus is participating in the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA is a free tax preparation and eFiling program for those who have a combined income less than $51,000.
- Falcons to compete against Royals at Grady Cole Center on Jan. 31
- Admissions Office takes Pfeiffer on the road
- Center for Professional Advancement to host Beat Unemployment seminar for job seekers
- Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University collaborates with Opera Carolina and Bechtler Museum of Modern Art to offer Art to Poetry to Music at the Bechtler and Pfeiffer University
- President Michael C. Miller Named AMVETS Career Center Advocate of the Year
- Pfeiffer students give kids the world over winter break
Homeland Security and Counterterrorism: A View from the Top
September 12, 2014
Pfeiffer Campuses Welcome New Faculty
August 26, 2014
Homecoming 2014 : "Connected: We are Pfeiffer"
September 17, 2014
Alcoa Foundation grant to support STEM summer camps
September 10, 2014
Pfeiffer Campuses Welcome New Faculty
August 26, 2014
Friends of the Library Welcomes Smoky Mountains Author Wally Avett
August 13, 2014