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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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Elsie Lowder Yearbook Photo
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Pfeiffer University mourns the loss of former director of admissions Elsie Lowder, who died June 30, 2019, at the age of 82. Joining the Pfeiffer community in 1981, Elsie eventually turned her focus to transfer and commuter students, as well as international students. She co-founded Pfeiffer’s Commuter Student Association, before retiring in 2003 as director of transfer admissions.

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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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Religious Life
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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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Dr. Colleen Keith, Barry Keith, and Bob Brietz
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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