News Archive - 2020

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Santa AL
Alumni
Careers

Every Christmas season over the last 28 years – except this one, in which the pandemic has kept him at the North Pole and (bah humbug) contemplating retirement – Dr. AL Capehart Jr. ’61 of Pittsboro has worked as Santa AL all over the Research Triangle of North Carolina.

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Santi Moar '18
Alumni
Athletics
Why Pfeiffer

Santiago “Santi” Moar Sánchez ’18, a soccer standout from Spain, is among the most successful student-athletes to have graduated from Pfeiffer University.

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Dawn Allen '81
Alumni
Why Pfeiffer

Under the leadership of Dawn Harwood Allen ’81, its Chief Executive Officer, GHA Autism Supports of Albemarle and Wilmington keeps expanding its service offerings.

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Susan Carmichael
Academics
Alumni
Religious Life

When the Rev. Kathleen Hughes Kilbourne ’79 arrived at Pfeiffer to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Christian education, she knew very few women who worked professionally in that field.

In Margaret Susan Carmichael, a professor of Christian education at Pfeiffer from 1961 to 1993, she found the perfect role model.

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Landon Orrand '23
Academics
Alumni
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

Landon Orrand ’23 has been pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at Pfeiffer University for less than two academic years. Her professors in the Division of Education have already inspired her so much that she now envisions becoming a professor of education herself.

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Dr. Fain
Academics
Alumni

Dr. Elizabeth Fain, the founding director of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program at Pfeiffer University, has been named a Roster of Fellows awardee by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

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Division of Education Class
Academics
Alumni
Careers

Pfeiffer University’s Division of Education has become an enviable success story, having seen 93 percent of its teacher candidates find jobs since 2009.

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Holbrook
Alumni
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

William H. “Skip” Holbrook ’03 MBA, a Pfeiffer alumnus, has been Chief of the Columbia (SC) Police Department since 2014. He has more than 29 years of experience in law enforcement, the last 13 years as a police chief.

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Chris Matthews
Alumni
Careers
Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic

When it comes to supporting the master’s programs they completed at their universities, few recent graduates do it more generously than Chris Matthews.

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Alison Payne
Alumni
Why Pfeiffer

This past September, Sgt. Maj. Thomas "Pat" Payne, an Army Ranger assigned to the US Army Special Operations Command, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his role in a mission that freed 75 ISIS-held hostages in 2015.

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