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Dr. Swain - Webb Award
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In honor of Mary E. Foster Webb and Henry Thomas "Toby" Webb, the Webb Family and Pfeiffer University have named Associate Professor of Health Administration, Dr. Gwyndolan Swain, as the first recipient of The Webb Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Stan Thompson
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More than 13 years ago, when officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were discussing North Carolina’s air quality problems, Pfeiffer University alumnus Stan Thompson entered the scene.

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Nicole Baird playing soccer
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The love of soccer brought them together. Now, five Pfeiffer alums are sharing the spirit of the sport with others through their involvement with Peacepassers.org, a non-profit that connects children in underserved communities with gently used soccer gear.  

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Pfeiffer’s new co-curricular program, Pfeiffer Life, has officially launched and is flying high and on course. Now past its pilot semester, the program has set the ideals of Pfeiffer’s educators into motion.

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Summer STEM camp participants perform experiment.
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Pfeiffer University STEM camps help students build confidence and competence in science, technology, engineering, and math-related fields

Recent innovations in the fields of DNA technology and molecular biology have created unparalleled opportunities for young people to move into careers related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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Graduation photo of Alyssa Queen
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Pfeiffer University’s Alyssa Queen takes her religious studies abroad

It can be a bit difficult to connect with Pfeiffer University alumna Alyssa Queen.

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Author Mary Alice Monroe
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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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Dr. Chris Boe instructing future instructors in Pfeiffer classroom.
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Pfeiffer University receives more than $4.3 million to recruit, train, support, and retain highly qualified teachers for rural schools

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Grad School Hub Badge
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Pfeiffer University has been ranked among the 10 most affordable online master's in forensic accounting by Grad School Hub. The ranking was published on the organization's website in July.

Pfeiffer University was ranked seventh.

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Albemarle Campus
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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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