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AMVETS Career Center Opens on Pfeiffer University's Misenheimer Campus

ribbon cuttingLocal Dignitaries On Hand to Dedicate First Such Center in North Carolina

The first AMVETS Career Center in the state of North Carolina opened today on the campus of Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer. The center is supported by one of six grants awarded nationwide from AMVETS, an organization whose mission is to support the needs of veterans of the U.S. armed forces.



Pfeiffer University Opens AMVETS Career Center on its Misenheimer Campus with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Dec. 7, 9 a.m.

Pfeiffer University will honor the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with the grand opening of an AMVETS US Outdoor_FlagsCareer Center on its Misenheimer campus. The ribbon cutting will take place on Wed., Dec. 7, at 9 a.m., in the Community Room of Stokes Student Center, Pfeiffer University, 48380 U.S. Hwy 52N, Mishenheimer. The Career Center itself, which will be open when classes are in session, will be located in Jane Freeman Hall.


Pfeiffer University Invites Community to Annual Christmas Concert

christmas bellsConcert Choir, Handbell Choir, Wind Ensemble to Perform

The Pfeiffer University Department of Music and Fine Arts will present its annual Christmas Concert on Sun., Dec. 4, 2011, 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Henry Pfeiffer Chapel on the University's Misenheimer Campus (48340 U.S. Hwy 52N). The concerts are free and open to the public.


Grammy-Nominated Musician Bob Carlin to Perform at Pfeiffer University Nov. 18

Bob Carlin, Grammy nominated musician and author will appear on Pfeiffer University's Misenheimer campus on Fri., Nov. george carlin18 at 10 a.m. in Henry Pfeiffer Chapel. The community is invited to this free event.

Carlin, who was featured earlier this month in the PBS special “Give Me the Banjo” for his knowledge of the development of the banjo and his “clawhammer” playing technique, will offer a lecture and demonstration of old-time music. After his presentation, Carlin will share in a jam session with students, faculty and friends.



Pfeiffer Celebrates Founder's Day

Statue Balloons2Please join us in celebrating Pfeiffer Founder's Day with a series of events on the Misenheimer Campus, Wednesday November 16, 2011. For more information, contact Jonathan Hutchinson,

10:50 a.m.      
Laying of flowers at Emily Prudden's statue

1 p.m.             
Cake served in the G.A. Pfeiffer Library

4 p.m.             
Meet at the Clock for a history of Pfeiffer's buildings

7:30 p.m.         
History of the Pfeiffer family /  Library 2nd floor  (0.5 Cultural Credit Area 3)

Dr. Bill Moore '80, Brings Success-Driven “Playing Your Best” Seminars To Pfeiffer Students, Faculty, Staff and Community

Dr. Moore's presentations supported by the Mariam Coltrane Schramm Fine Arts EndowmentBill Moore_Visit_Oct_2011

Dr. Bill Moore, president, Moore Performance Counseling, 1980 graduate of Pfeiffer University and well-known sports psychologist, returns to Misenheimer on Tues., Oct. 25 and Wed., Oct. 26 to present “Playing Your Best,” a series of four seminars designed to offer practical steps and inspirational advice for student-athletes, musicians and other performing artists, and future business leaders so that they learn to perform at optimal levels under competitive stress. All students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to attend the free events. No RSVP is required.


SAAC, Peer Ministries and Residence Life Team Up to Host Pfeiffer Pfights Pfantom 5K Race and Monster Dash

One of Several Pfeiffer University Halloween Events

The Pfeiffer University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) along with Peer Ministries and Residence Life will come together to host the Pfeiffer Pfights Pfantom 5K and One-Mile Monster Dash. Both events will take place on Sat., Oct. 29 at 10 a.m., on Pfeiffer's Misenheimer campus, 48380 Hwy 52N, with line-up in front of the Administration Building.


Pfeiffer University Receives $197,000 Grant from the Charles A. Cannon Charitable Trusts to Enhance Programs Designed to Meet the Needs of First-Year Students

cannonPfeiffer University has received a $197,000 grant from the Charles A. Cannon Charitable Trusts to improve the effectiveness of its First Year Experience/Pfeiffer Journey program for incoming students.


President Mike Miller Discusses His First Year at Pfeiffer

Leader reflects on last eight months  

By Marina Richardson, Staff Writer CNHI
The Stanly News and Press   Monday,

Pfeiffer University President Mike Miller has been a part of Pfeiffer for eight months now.   “It's been an interesting and invigorating number of months where I have had the opportunity to get to know the campus — faculty, staff, coaches and students,” Miller said.   “We've got so much going on. It's very exciting.”

Click here to read the full story 

Pfeiffer University Convocation Ceremony to Officially Open 2011-2012 Academic Year

Colonel Arthur J. Athens, Director of the U.S. Naval Academy's Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, to Address Students and Faculty  colonel athens

On Fri., Sept. 9, Pfeiffer University will celebrate its annual Opening Academic Convocation with keynote speaker Colonel Arthur J. Athens, director of the Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the U.S. Naval Academy. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in the Merner Center for Health and Physical Education on Pfeiffer's Misenheimer campus.  


Pfeiffer University Welcomes New Faculty For 2011-2012 Academic Year

Pfeiffer University announces the hiring of 12 new members to its undergraduate and graduate faculties for the start of the 2011-2012 academic year.  

“This group of educators, most of whom possess terminal degrees in their fields, contribute to the current depth of scholarship and experience that exists among Pfeiffer's excellent faculty,” said Dr. Tracy Espy, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “They will help all of us deliver to our students the quality that is intrinsic to the Pfeiffer experience.”  


Pfeiffer University to Host 2011 Colloquium on Microfinance

Proceedings from 2010 Microfinance Event Published and Available  

Pfeiffer University will host its third annual colloquium on Microfinance on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and will be available to participants in two formats: at Pfeiffer's Charlotte campus, 4701 Park Road, Charlotte, and online.


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