Pfeiffer students spend spring break participating in service and adventure

col spring breakMost college students go home or to the beach for spring break but seven Pfeiffer students joined two student trip leaders on the Alaska Malamute Service & Adventure Experience sponsored by Pfeiffer's Center for Outdoor Leadership. 

Sophomore Lindsey Sisco, student trip leader and Junior Zach Thompson, assistant student trip leader, led students to Wayeh Kennel located in Spring City, Tenn., which specializes in breeding Alaska Malamutes and training them for work in the show ring, therapy and as house pets. Additionally, the leaders incorporated an educational visit to an aquarium and hiked to the summit of Crowder's Mountain.


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.