Pfeiffer University News
Pfeiffer University mourns the loss of Dr. Vallin Dayton Estes, professor emeritus of German
- Published on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 ( 12:39 pm )
Dr. Vallin Dayton Estes, professor emeritus of German, died on Sun., March 30, 2014, at the Kiser Hospice House, Salisbury. He began teaching at Pfeiffer in 1970 and was affiliated with the school through 2000.
Over the course of his tenure at Pfeiffer, Dr. Estes was a professor of German in the Department of Language and Literature. Additionally, he published many academic papers and was an active public servant. Among other organizations, Dr. Estes worked with the North Carolina Hemophilia Foundation, the North Carolina Arthritis Foundation and the Parish Council Annunciation Catholic Church.
Brad Wilson, President/CEO of BCBS of North Carolina, to address class of 2014
- Published on Tuesday, April 01, 2014 ( 10:50 am )
Remembering Lynda Petty
- Published on Thursday, March 27, 2014 ( 9:28 am )
Pfeiffer University mourns the loss of Dr. Phyllis Gore Houghton, professor emerita of Education
- Published on Monday, March 24, 2014 ( 10:28 am )
Dr. Phyllis Gore Houghton, professor emerita of Education, died on Thurs., March 20, 2014, at The Pines at Davidson. She taught at Pfeiffer from 1961 until her retirement in 1985.
Over the course of her tenure at Pfeiffer, Dr. Houghton was head of the department of Education, director of the developmental reading clinic, coordinator for Elementary Education and chairperson for the division of social and behavioral sciences. Notably, she served as chairperson for Pfeiffer’s centennial in 1984-85 and contributed to two books that were published about Pfeiffer’s history and the buildings on Pfeiffer’s Misenheimer campus.
Pfeiffer University’s Friends of the Library welcomes Charlotte author Jon Buchan to 2014 Spring Luncheon
- Published on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 ( 8:36 am )
Pfeiffer Students Present at Social Studies Conference
- Published on Friday, February 28, 2014 ( 2:45 pm )
On Feb. 20-21, Pfeiffer University division of Education professor Dr. Angie Kern and several teacher education candidates presented at the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies 44th Annual State Conference in Greensboro. In their sessions, titled "There's Always Time for Social Studies!" and "Who Says There is No Time to Teach Social Studies?," Teacher education candidates presented information regarding effective use of social studies learning centers elementary classrooms. Materials were distributed to attendees that will allow educators to recreate these learning centers in their classes.
Pfeiffer Accounting Students Available to Prepare Income Taxes through IRS Program
- Published on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 ( 3:39 pm )
For the third consecutive 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 household income of less than $51,000.
Pfeiffer University to Honor Susan Andersen, ANSWER Scholarship Endowment, with 2014 Heart of Grace Award
- Published on Friday, February 21, 2014 ( 1:30 pm )
On Wed., March 19, Pfeiffer University will present Susan Andersen, founder of the ANSWER Scholarship Endowment,
with the 2014 Heart of Grace Award. The award will be presented at a luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Pfeiffer’s Charlotte campus, 4701 Park Road. The keynote speaker is Pfeiffer graduate Colletta Bryce, (B.S.) ‘86 and (MSL) ’07, senior vice president, Certus Bank; board president, Dress for Success Charlotte; and a founder and vice president for BECA, Inc., a local nonprofit organization that awards scholarships to deserving high school students.
March of Dimes kicks off 2014 Campaign at Pfeiffer University-Charlotte
- Published on Thursday, February 20, 2014 ( 10:18 am )
On Feb. 19, the March of Dimes, North Carolina chapter, kicked off its annual campaign at Pfeiffer University-Charlotte, setting the stage to raise $500,000 locally during the March of Dimes Annual March for Babies, which takes place in uptown Charlotte on April 26. All funds raised will help the March of Dimes advance its mission to help pregnant women have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies.
Pfeiffer Students Impress at 2014 NCICU Ethics Bowl
- Published on Monday, February 17, 2014 ( 3:02 pm )
On Feb. 7-8, four Pfeiffer University students competed in the 2014 North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) Ethics Bowl at Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, N.C. They are Christine Baran ’15, biology/pre-med; Kayleigh Peterman ’14, psychology; Michelle Stoelting ’15, biology; and Nnennaya Ubabuike ’14, political science.
Pfeiffer mourns the loss of Nancy Henderson, professor emerita of computer information systems
- Published on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 ( 7:29 pm )
Nancy Henderson, 74, professor emerita of computer information systems, passed away on Feb. 9, 2014. A member of the Pfeiffer faculty from 1964 until her retirement in 2002, Ms. Henderson touched a cross section of academic departments along with a great number of students.
Stanly County Natives Return to Their Roots to "Give Back"
- Published on Saturday, February 08, 2014 ( 12:03 pm )
Rick and Linda Tunner, Stanly County natives and Pfeiffer University alumni who now live in Hampstead, N.C., return “home” on Wed., Feb. 12 and Thurs., Feb. 13 to Stanly Regional Medical Center (Family and Education Center, Magnolia B Room).
The Tunners, who met as commuter students in the late 1970s, own and operate Professional On-Site Sales, a company that works with hospital volunteer departments across the state to set up sales of brand name shoes and accessories for employees, patients, visitors and the community. Their sales event will be held in Stanly Regional’s Family Education Center not only to sell shoes but to give back.
- Dr. Russ Sharples Inducted as Chair, Stanly County Chamber of Commerce
- Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs in Financial Fraud Featured on WSOC-TV
- Pfeiffer University Students Serve to Combat Homelessness and Hunger during Winter Break
- Alumni and Falcons Fans Invited to WinterFest on Feb. 1
- Pfeiffer University launches North Carolina’s first Master of Science in Financial Fraud Investigations program
- Pfeiffer University invites community to annual Christmas concert
Pfeiffer University’s teacher education programs receive national accreditation through 2021
December 16, 2014
Pfeiffer Campuses Welcome New Faculty
August 26, 2014