Pfeiffer University Students Serve to Combat Homelessness and Hunger during Winter Break
Several Pfeiffer University students spent part of their winter break in Wilmington, N.C., serving organizations whose missions are to combat hunger and homelessness in Wilmington and surrounding communities. Over the course of the three-day trip coordinated by the Francis Center for Servant Leadership, students volunteered with Wilmington Habitat for Humanity, Good Shepherd Center and Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.
“We helped build a house, cleaned dormitories and packaged rice into family-sized bags,” said senior Brittney Quaranto. “The trip was the experience of a lifetime and definitely made me appreciate all that I have.”
Pfeiffer senior Melissa Roberts honored for work in community
Roberts, other Pfeiffer students and staff to present at upcoming conference
Melissa Roberts, a senior at Pfeiffer University, has received a 2013 Community Impact Student Award. Given by North Carolina Campus Compact, an association of colleges and universities committed to fostering campus-community engagement, the award recognizes one outstanding student on each campus for making a difference in the community. Roberts is one of nineteen students across the state to be honored.
The Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University is recognized for leading calligraphy immersion courses
The Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University has implemented two calligraphy immersion courses at two schools in the Charlotte area, Waddell Language Academy and Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy.
Pfeiffer University students â€œGive Kids the Worldâ€ during fall break
During their fall break, 15 Pfeiffer University students and two staff members traveled to Kissimmee, Fla., to participate in a service project with Give Kids the World, a nonprofit organization that provides vacations free of charge to children facing life-threatening illnesses and their families.
Pfeiffer students make a difference in Charleston over spring break
Over spring break, the Francis Center for Servant Leadership and Peer Ministries from Pfeiffer University teamed up to take 12 students, one staff member and one community member to Charleston, S.C., on an alternative break trip. The group spent four days volunteering at three service sites: Lowcountry Children's Museum, Lowcountry Food Bank and SCORE (South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement).
- Pfeiffer students spend spring break participating in service and adventure
- N.C. Falconers Guild presents to Pfeiffer student at Gibson Lake House
- Junior Rhonda Benton presents data collection information at N.C. conference at Elon University
- Freedom Writer Tiffony Jacobs speaks of overcoming adversity through determination