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Coach Joe Ferebee
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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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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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Dr. Laura Lowder, Associate Professor of Education and past classroom teacher from Stanly County Schools will be leading The Curious Classroom Book Study, a book study open to current Pfeiffer students as well as practicing classroom teachers.

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Coach John Francis Essic, 93, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2018. He was born May 29, 1925, in Davie County to the late John Frank and Mary Lois McMath Essic. He received his B.S. in Physical Education in 1948 and an M.A. in History in 1950 both from App. St. Teachers College.

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The United States Department of Agriculture has approved Pfeiffer University's application for a USDA Rural Development Community Facilities Direct Loan. The loan, which amounts to $34.5 million, will allow Pfeiffer University to begin and secure several specific initiatives. The process to secure the USDA Rural Development Community Facilities Direct Loan started in Fall 2016.

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Convocation 2018
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After welcoming one of the largest incoming classes in recent history for the 2017 - 2018 academic year, Pfeiffer University continues to grow. The 2018 - 2019 incoming undergraduate class has increased 10 percent over the previous year and is up 50 percent in a two-year comparison. In the same two-year comparison, overall enrollment on the Misenheimer campus has risen by 18 percent.

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Keith Carver
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Pfeiffer University announces that Keith Caver will be the keynote speaker for the Opening Academic Convocation. Convocation will take place on August 31st, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the Merner Gymnasium located on the Pfeiffer University campus in Misenheimer, North Carolina.

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Kathleen Kilbourne
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Kathleen is a native of Orlando, Florida and received her BA in Christian Education from Pfeiffer University in 1979. Following graduation, Kathleen served three churches in Albemarle, Morganton, and Charlotte as an educator with a primary focus in youth ministry and adult and family life. Kathleen completed an M.A.

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Misenheimer Ariel View
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What happens when exceptional faculty and staff leverage amazing technology? Digital Transformation! Pfeiffer University demonstrates the optimization and amplification of higher education delivery while embracing a legacy of student-centered learning. Technology enables and influences the spectra of innovation occurring at Pfeiffer University these days.

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Danielle Lafferty
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MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Pfeiffer President Dr. Colleen Keith has announced the promotion of Danielle Lafferty to the position of Athletic Director. Lafferty had served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance at Pfeiffer for the past two-and-a-half years under former VP for Athletics Bob Reasso.

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