Pfeiffer University News
Dr. Michael Brown of Marble Collegiate Church, New York City, will address new graduates and guests at Pfeiffer University's spring commencement
- Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 ( 9:23 am )
Dr. Lawrence J. Wheeler, Director, North Carolina Museum of Art,
to Receive Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts
Dr. Michael Brown, senior minister, Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, is scheduled to give the 2012 spring commencement address at Pfeiffer University’s Misenheimer campus on
Sat., May 12, 10:30 a.m.
Dr. Brown, a native of Asheboro, graduated from High Point University and Duke Divinity School and received his doctorate of ministry from Drew Theological Seminary. Prior to joining Marble Collegiate, the church served for 52 years by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, he was senior minister to the 4,000-member Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston Salem. He has taught ethics at the College for Seniors at UNC-Asheville, New Testament at High Point University and congregational change at Wake Forest University Divinity School. He is the author of six books and a contributor to 11 others, and awaits publication of two more, Making the Timeless Word Timely and Love Your Way to Happiness. In 1995, he was included in the Great American Preachers book series.
Baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies to take place May 11 and 12 on Misenheimer Campus
- Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 ( 9:15 am )
The schedule for Baccalaureate and Spring Commencement Ceremonies and related activities are as follows:
Pfeiffer University awards 2012 Heart of Grace Awards for community service and global humanitarian efforts
- Published on Friday, April 13, 2012 ( 5:01 pm )
Today, Pfeiffer University’s awarded its 2012 Heart of Grace Awards for community service and global humanitarianism at its Charlotte campus as part of the Heart of Grace Symposium and Awards, an annual event that celebrates the personal, professional and service achievements of local women.
Beat Unemployment 101 on Charlotte Campus draws 50+ job seekers and News 14
- Published on Friday, March 30, 2012 ( 4:55 pm )
On March 30, 50+ job seekers participated in Beat Unemployment 101, a free seminar about resume writing, interview skills and networking to give them a leg up in the job market. For the complete story, click here.
Pfeiffer University Named to 2012 President's Higher Education Honor Roll
- Published on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 ( 5:06 pm )
Pfeiffer University has been named to the 2012 President's Higher Education Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service for its commitment to and demonstration of exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs. Pfeiffer has earned this distinction every year since the designation’s inception in 2006.
Pfeiffer University, Wesley Theological Seminary and Union Presbyterian Seminary Partner to Expand Seminary Options for Master of Divinity Candidates
- Published on Monday, March 19, 2012 ( 11:34 am )
A new partnership among Pfeiffer University, Wesley Theological Seminary and Union Presbyterian Seminary will make it possible for United Methodist students to complete their master of divinity degree with Union Presbyterian Seminary. Approved on Jan. 27 by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church, the arrangement will be available for students beginning in fall 2012.
Center for Professional Advancement Helps Job Seekers Beat Unemployment
- Published on Thursday, March 08, 2012 ( 3:10 pm )
On Fri., March 30, Pfeiffer University’s Center for Professional Advancement will host Beat Unemployment 101, a half-day seminar designed to help job seekers succeed in today’s market. Professionals of all experience levels—from recent graduated to seasoned professionals—are encouraged to attend.
March is ARTS ALIVE! Month at Pfeiffer University
- Published on Wednesday, March 07, 2012 ( 9:20 am )
During March, Pfeiffer University features ARTS ALIVE!, an exhibition that welcomes four visiting artists and their works to its Misenheimer campus. Supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, the exhibition offers the opportunity for students and community members to not only view the works of the visiting artists but also participate in lectures and workshops led by them.
Friends of the Library Welcomes Appalachian Author Sharyn McCrumb on March 20
- Published on Tuesday, March 06, 2012 ( 1:25 pm )
Friends of the Library, a group that supports the programs and activities of the Pfeiffer University Library, welcomes author Sharyn McCrumb for its annual spring luncheon, Tues., March 20, 11 a.m., Stokes Student Center Community Room on Pfeiffer’s Misenheimer campus.
Pfeiffer Biology Professor Featured in New Book Acclaiming the Work of 40 Leading Conservationists
- Published on Monday, February 27, 2012 ( 1:53 pm )
Dr. Luke Dollar Noted for His 20-Year Commitment to Preserving Madagascar’s Fossa
Dr. Luke Dollar, associate professor of Biology, Pfeiffer University, is one of a handful of people worldwide to be featured in the new book Wildlife Heroes: 40 Leading Conservationists and the Animals They Are Committed to Saving (Running Press, March 2012).
G.A. Pfeiffer Library and Dr. Sylvia Hoffmire’s Creative Writing Class Welcome Independent Author Karen Nilsen to Misenheimer Campus
- Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 ( 11:10 am )
Writer Karen Nilsen will visit Pfeiffer University on Thurs., Feb. 23, 12:30 p.m. in Stokes Student Center, Room 208. She will be on campus to discuss her writing, her decision to publish independently and ways to market one’s writing.
Pfeiffer University Offers New Online Transcript Ordering Service
- Published on Thursday, February 16, 2012 ( 10:25 am )
Alumni and Students Able to Order Transcripts via the Web
Pfeiffer University announced today the availability of online transcript ordering to students and alumni, allowing them to order official transcripts via the web anytime. Users can order as many transcripts as they wish in one online session using a major credit card. Transcript ordering can be accessed through Pfeiffer’s website, www.pfeiffer.edu/registrar.
- Dr. Anna Cutlip, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Offers Expertise About Criminal Behavior on News 14
- 2012 Heart of Grace Symposium and Awards at Charlotte Campus on April 13
- Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University/Charlotte Welcomes the Shanxi University School of Music
- Pfeiffer Now Completely Smoke-Free
- News 14 Covers AMVETS Career Center on Pfeiffer's Misenheimer Campus
- Dr. Susan Wilkie Shares Tips to Avoid Holiday Stress in Wall Street Journal