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Howard Kies '76
Alumni
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

Howard Kies ’76 is the recently retired -- and highly successful -- Managing Partner for Richmond, Va.-based Cherry Bekaert LLC, one of the largest accounting firms in the country.

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Jennifer Sunshine Moxley '98
Alumni
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

Jennifer Sunshine (Carter) Moxley ’98 grew up with a self-described “oddball” middle name (Sunshine).

“Everybody heard it on the first day of school,” she said from Charlotte, N.C., where she runs Sunshine Media Network. “I wasn’t very comfortable with it. Some people took to calling me ‘Sunshine.’”

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Patrick King '16
Alumni
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

In 2016, the year that he earned a B.S.

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Daniel Mynatt
Academics

Pfeiffer University is pleased to announce that Daniel Mynatt, Ph.D., will serve as the next Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Dr. Daniel Mynatt currently serves the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in Belton, TX, as Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and will begin his term at Pfeiffer University on June 1.

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Friends of the Library
Alumni

The Friends of the Library (FOL) Virtual Book Club has chosen books that club participants will discuss via Zoom through the rest of 2021. To register for a club meeting, go to community.pfeiffer.edu/fol-bc.

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Melinda Allen '75
Alumni
Appreciation of the Arts

Novice and experienced artists alike can paint the steeple of Henry Pfeiffer Chapel with instructor Melinda Allen ’75 in a “Sip and Design” class via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. on April 29.*

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Jean Laffite Book Cover
Alumni

Masonic lodges are generally members-only places. But in June 2019, two women from Lincolnton, N.C. -- Dr. Ashley Oliphant, now an Associate Professor of English at Pfeiffer University, and her mother, Beth Yarbrough -- gained access to that town’s Lincoln Lodge 137.

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Honor Program Grads
Academics
Alumni

Sam Baden ’19 is attending the Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine with the goal of becoming a

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Men's Basketball Wins Conference
Alumni
Athletics

On March 7, the Pfeiffer University men’s basketball team capped off an 11-2 season in memorable fashion, defeating Averett University 72-70 to capture the USA South East Division Championship.

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Dr. Joyce
Alumni
Careers

The Rev. Dr. David C. Joyce ’75 will step down as President of Brevard College in December. He has held that post since 2012 and feels now that the time is right to retire, having also served as President of Ripon College (2003-2011) and Union College (1996-2003).

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Reggie Hudson at NASA
Alumni
Careers

NASA was founded in 1958, around the time that Dr. Reggie Hudson ’74 started attending school. The first spaceflight to land humans on the moon happened less than a year before he finished high school. Hudson was fascinated by the dawning of the Space Age, and by the time he enrolled at Pfeiffer, he was already “a scientific person interested in astronomical things.”

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Jimmy Molina
Alumni
Careers

During a break for an interview in his otherwise-packed schedule, Jimmy Molina ’14, ’16 MBA ’19 MSL plugged The Local Room, a gastropub that opened this past October in Locust, N.C.

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