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Susan Carmichael
Academics
Alumni
Religious Life

When the Rev. Kathleen Hughes Kilbourne ’79 arrived at Pfeiffer to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Christian education, she knew very few women who worked professionally in that field.

In Margaret Susan Carmichael, a professor of Christian education at Pfeiffer from 1961 to 1993, she found the perfect role model.

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Landon Orrand '23
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Alumni
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

Landon Orrand ’23 has been pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at Pfeiffer University for less than two academic years. Her professors in the Division of Education have already inspired her so much that she now envisions becoming a professor of education herself.

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Dr. Fain
Academics
Alumni

Dr. Elizabeth Fain, the founding director of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program at Pfeiffer University, has been named a Roster of Fellows awardee by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

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Division of Education Class
Academics
Alumni
Careers

Pfeiffer University’s Division of Education has become an enviable success story, having seen 93 percent of its teacher candidates find jobs since 2009.

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Holbrook
Alumni
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

William H. “Skip” Holbrook ’03 MBA, a Pfeiffer alumnus, has been Chief of the Columbia (SC) Police Department since 2014. He has more than 29 years of experience in law enforcement, the last 13 years as a police chief.

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Chris Matthews
Alumni
Careers
Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic

When it comes to supporting the master’s programs they completed at their universities, few recent graduates do it more generously than Chris Matthews.

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Alison Payne
Alumni
Why Pfeiffer

This past September, Sgt. Maj. Thomas "Pat" Payne, an Army Ranger assigned to the US Army Special Operations Command, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his role in a mission that freed 75 ISIS-held hostages in 2015.

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Dr. Melicent Huneycutt-Vergeer
Academics
Alumni
Why Pfeiffer

Dr. Melicent Huneycutt, who taught English at Pfeiffer from 1969 to 1981, died Oct. 21, leaving behind grieving-but-grateful students whose memories of her impact on their lives remain as vivid as ever.

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Charlie Lovett
Academics
Alumni
Donors

Charlie Lovett of Winston-Salem, NC, the celebrated author of bestselling novels and widely staged plays for children, is also a noted authority on Lewis Carroll and his famed books Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

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Aimee Bellmore
Academics
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

Dr. Aimée Bellmore, an associate professor in the Counseling and Human Services program at Pfeiffer University, serves as its program coordinator, primary faculty member and sole student advisor. Her program has been vital for some time.

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Freddie Votes
Pfeiffer Life
Student Life
Why Pfeiffer

Brina Bentley of Richmond, VA and David Chavarria of Asheboro, NC are working hard at Pfeiffer University with the goal of earning bachelor’s degrees next spring. But on a late afternoon last month, they took a break from their studies to participate in the “Get out the Vote Drive,” which was held for Pfeiffer students in advance of the November 3rd elections.

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Privilege Walk
Academics
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

Daisha Oliver ’21 of Monroe, NC is on track to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Counseling and Human Services next spring from Pfeiffer University. Like many students with her major, she envisions becoming a social worker.

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