Pfeiffer University's reaccreditation reaffirmed by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

dr.KingPfeiffer University has been reaffirmed accreditation for the next ten years by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), www.sacscoc.org, the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting public and private higher education institutions in the Southern states.

“Reaccreditation by SACS is the culmination of more than three-year's effort and preparation by Pfeiffer faculty and staff,” said Dr. Tracy Y. Espy, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “While we know instinctively that Pfeiffer University offers a high-quality liberal arts experience, this distinction confirms that Pfeiffer is on a path toward continued excellence.”

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Freshmen to sponsor a blood drive to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy

On Dec. 6 from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Stokes Student Center Community Room, the freshman class will sponsor a blood drive to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims.

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Milton Rose Fellowship scholar thrives on campus and in community

Rebecca Pigg resizedSenior exercise science major Rebecca Pigg is a Milton Rose Fellowship scholar will soon take the knowledge she gained at Pfeiffer into the real world.

Rebecca has participated in the Milton Rose program since her freshman year and has conducted extensive research throughout her college career that focuses on the benefits of running barefoot versus running in various types of running shoes.

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Students travel to Duke University to participate in research symposium

Tyler Smith Sam Jarmusch Kaleigh Peterman Taylor Neal Kaleigh Featherstone Robert Letto Kayla Lookabill Joseph Sutlive resizedOn Sat., Nov. 17, a group of students and faculty from the Division of Arts and Sciences attended the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS) at Duke University in Durham, N.C.  SNCURCS is an annual symposium that showcases multidisciplinary undergraduate research and creative scholarship from all institutes of higher education across the state.

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Bluegrass performance to kick off day of activity at Pfeiffer

oldgrassOn Sat., Nov. 17, Pfeiffer University will hold Bluegrass Music on the Front Lawn, an event featuring bluegrass band OLDGRASS. The event will coincide with Falcon Preview Day Open House and will take place on the Pfeiffer lawn from 2:30-3:30 p.m.  Those planning to attend are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, and the show will be moved inside the chapel in the event of rain.

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