News Archive - June 2020

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Vernease Miller
Academics
Alumni
Why Pfeiffer

Back in the early 2000s, Dr. Charles Ambrose, Pfeiffer University’s president from 1998 to 2010, asked each university unit for a Steeple of Excellence project. The task of coming up with one for the now-defunct School of Adult Studies fell to Dr. Vernease Miller, who was serving as the advisor of the school’s Health Administration program.

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campus photo
Academics
Admissions
Student Life
Why Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer University recognizes that students may have incurred unanticipated expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to announce that Pfeiffer University received a limited amount of emergency grant funding from the United States Department of Education and the state of North Carolina.

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graduation participants
Academics
Alumni

Dear Pfeiffer Pfamily,

We are excited to announce that a single commencement exercise for our undergraduate, degree-completion, and graduate students will be held on August 1, 2020. The ceremony will take place on the Misenheimer campus in Henry Pfeiffer Chapel at 10:30 AM ET.

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Lea Hilton
Academics
Alumni
Student Life
Why Pfeiffer

Lea Hilton ’21 of Kannapolis has been volunteering for nonprofits for as long as she can remember. As a Francis Scholar at Pfeiffer University, she received a Francis Service Scholarship, which obligated her to complete 60 service hours each semester.

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Michael Thompson
Academics

Dr. Michael Thompson, a long-time history professor and director of the Undergraduate Honors Program at Pfeiffer University, has been named the university’s interim provost. He succeeds Dr. Tracy Espy, who was recently appointed the president of Mitchell College in New London, Conn.

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Campus Photo
Academics
Admissions

With our world still feeling the effects of COVID-19, the health and safety of our Pfeiffer Pfamily is our top priority. With this in mind, updates to the academic calendar have been made.

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Pfeiffer Campus

June 2, 2020

First week of Pentecost

To the Pfeiffer University community – especially our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and citizens of Stanly County: