Pfeiffer students spend spring break participating in service and adventure

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Most college students go home or to the beach for spring break, but not eight Pfeiffer students, they joined three COL student trip leaders on an Alaska Malamute Service & Adventure Trip sponsored by Pfeiffer's Center for Outdoor Leadership. 

Abbie Goodman, Lindsey Sisco and Zach Thompson, all COL student trip leaders, led peers to the Wayeh Kennel located in Spring City, TN. which specializes in breeding Alaska Malamutes and training them for work in the show ring, therapy service animals and as household pets. Additionally, the COL leaders incorporated an educational visit to DuPont State Forest, hiking to Bridle Vail Falls and then went caving in one of the many great Tennessee cave systems.


Center for Outdoor Leadership Brings Live Falcons to Misenheimer Campus

falconry hunt cropped resizedOn Sun., Feb. 19, 30 Pfeiffer students, faculty and administrators participated in the Center for Outdoor Leadership's Falconry Hunt at Gibson Lake House and the surrounding Pfeiffer property.  Five falconers offered demonstrations by peregrine falcons, redtail hawks, a goshawk and kestrel hawk, with Larry Dickerson, president of the North American Falconer Association, presenting a comprehensive program about falconry.


Pfeiffer University Students Put Fall Break to Good Use Helping Others

Pfeiffer's Center for Outdoor Leadership, Francis Center and The Village Church Team Together to Combine COL Building_KennelsAdventure and Service

During their fall break, 15 Pfeiffer University students, under the direction of Pfeiffer's Center for Outdoor Leadership (COL), traveled to Tennessee to raft on the Ocoee River and build kennels for Wayeh Working Housedogs, an organization that breeds, trains and rescues AKC Alaskan malamutes.