Eight Pfeiffer University alumni and friends ordained at 2012 Western N.C. Annual Conference of United Methodist Church
On Sat., June 23, four deacons and four elders with ties to Pfeiffer University were ordained at the 2012 Western North Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church at Lake Junaluska. Those ordained represent 1/3 of those ordained that day and are Todd McCullough, Alexis Coleman, Rhonda Hermann, Melissa Finley Swofford, Nancy McDow, Johanna Miller, Anne Conover and Katie Roberts.
Center for Outdoor Leadership Brings Live Falcons to Misenheimer Campus
On 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.
Mission Possible: Following a Path to Belgium Via Africa and Pfeiffer
Robyn Zickmund is a well-traveled missionary who has served with some of the most well-known, philanthropic organizations in the world, including Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps. She is also a 2009 graduate of Pfeiffer University’s M.A. in Christian Education program (now Practical Theology) with a specialization in Youth Ministry.
Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University/Charlotte Welcomes the Shanxi University School of Music for Dance, Music and Instrumental Performance to Celebrate the Chinese New Year
In celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Confucius Institute at Pfeiffer University welcomes from its partner school in Taiyun, China, the Shanxi University School of Music’s Dance. The troupe visits Charlotte the week of January 23 for several performances that showcase Chinese traditional dance and instrumental and vocal music.
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 Adventure 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.