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Order of the Sundial Inductees
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Alumni
Pfeiffer Life
Student Life

Eleven students, all Class of 2021, have been named to the Order of the Sundial, a designation that recognizes students who’ve made significant contributions to campus life at Pfeiffer University.

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Daniel Mynatt
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Pfeiffer University is pleased to announce that Daniel Mynatt, Ph.D., will serve as the next Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Dr. Daniel Mynatt currently serves the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in Belton, TX, as Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and will begin his term at Pfeiffer University on June 1.

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Honor Program Grads
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Alumni

Sam Baden ’19 is attending the Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine with the goal of becoming a

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Dr. Rashaun Gross
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Alumni

When Dr. Raushan Gross ’09 MBA was 11, he asked his mother for money to buy video games.

Gross, who’s now an Associate Professor of Business Management at Pfeiffer University, was turned down. “You’re going to have to learn the meaning of a dollar and the meaning of being able to work and provide for yourself,” he remembers his mother telling him.

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Student online learning
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Alumni

Forthcoming business symposiums at Pfeiffer University may be presented via Zoom, even after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

So says Dr. Sandra Holley, the principal organizer of this year’s event, called “School of Business Spring Symposium 5.0: Finding Your Own Path,” which took place on Feb. 15 and 16.

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Susan Carmichael
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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
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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
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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
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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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Dr. Melicent Huneycutt-Vergeer
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Alumni
Why Pfeiffer

Dr. Melicent Huneycutt, who taught English at Pfeiffer from 1969 to 1981, died Oct. 21, leaving behind grieving-but-grateful students whose memories of her impact on their lives remain as vivid as ever.

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