News Archive - 2019

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Dr. Colleen Keith, Barry Keith, and Bob Brietz
Alumni

In a farewell reception for Dr. Colleen Perry Keith, Board of Trustees Chairman Bob Brietz announced that the Community Room located on the second floor of the Stokes Student Center will be named "The Keith Community Room" in honor of her tenure as president of Pfeiffer University.

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Author Mary Alice Monroe
Academics
Alumni
Why Pfeiffer

New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe found her true calling in environmental fiction when she moved to coastal South Carolina. Already a successful author, she was captivated by the beauty and fragility of her new home. Her experiences living in the midst of a habitat that was quickly changing gave her a strong and important focus for her novels.

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Student with backpack
Servant Leadership
Student Life

Pfeiffer University is known for doing BIG things. The same holds true for students from Delta Mu Delta (DMD) and Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) – Pfeiffer Chapters. Each semester, students from DMD and PBL are required to complete a community service project.

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Dr. Scott Bullard
Academics
Admissions
Alumni

Dr. Scott Bullard, a senior college administrator praised as both as a professor and an interim president in Alabama, will become the 11th president of Pfeiffer University.

Pfeiffer Board Chairman Bob Brietz announced Dr. Bullard’s appointment Thursday following a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees.

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Launch Party Invite
Academics
Alumni
Donors
Pfeiffer Life
Student Life

One of the most time-honored staples held by any university is their Literary Magazine. They are not only a gateway in which new and exciting individuals can come to discover Universities, but they are also a medium through which their community can speak through.

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Elizabeth Ann (Lib) Phillips
Alumni
Donors
Pfeiffer Life
Pride & Tradition
Servant Leadership
Random Category

Pfeiffer University mourns the loss of former trustee Elizabeth Phillips who died March 18, 2019 at the age of 87. She served as a long-time Pfeiffer trustee, concluding her board service in 2000. The Tom and Lib Phillips Bridal Room is located in the Henry Pfeiffer Chapel and honors her service as a trustee, and the couple’s generous support of the University.

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Joan Higginbotham
Academics
Alumni
Careers
Pfeiffer Life
Student Life

March 1, 2019 (Misenheimer, N.C.) - Retired NASA Astronaut Joan Higginbotham will address Pfeiffer University students, faculty and staff March 18 at 10:00 a.m. in the Henry Pfeiffer Chapel. The event, which kicks off the institution’s third annual Arts and Sciences Week, is free and open to the public.

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Dr. Colleen Perry Keith
Academics
Admissions
Alumni

February 17, 2019 (Misenheimer, N.C.) - Pfeiffer University is saddened to share that Dr. Colleen Perry Keith, Pfeiffer's tenth and first female President, will be leaving her post as of May 31, 2019, to become the next President at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware. 

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Coach Joe Ferebee
Alumni
Athletics

February 16, 2019 (Misenheimer, N.C.) - Legendary North Carolina baseball coach Joe Ferebee celebrated his 100th birthday among family and friends. Former players led by Pfeiffer University alumnus Bob Gulledge, class of 1968, hosted a birthday celebration at Stanly Manor in Albemarle, North Carolina where coach Joe Ferebee resides.

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Class of 1968
Alumni
Donors

February 5, 2019 (Misenheimer, N.C.) — For 50 years, Pfeiffer University’s Class of 1968 has been a trailblazer. In 1968, the 150 members of the senior class wanted to make a significant contribution with the $2,000 they held in their class fund. They have since turned that $2,000 into legacy gifts of over $2 million for their alma mater.

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