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Kayla Miles in OR
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You can accomplish a lot of medically miraculous things in a little under four hours. Just ask Kayla Miles, a student in Pfeiffer University’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MS-PAS) program.

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Joseph Earp
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In late August, the new Pfeiffer University Wind & Percussion Ensemble began rehearsing each Monday evening for a concert on Nov. 2 in Henry Pfeiffer Chapel. The formation of the group is one of several steps that Dr. Joseph Earp, its director, is undertaking to reinstate the music education major at Pfeiffer beginning in the fall of 2022. 

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New Faculty
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Five new Assistant Professors and one new Principal Faculty member have joined the faculty of Pfeiffer University for the 2021-22 academic year.

Dr. Marc Bartholdi

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STEM Camp
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Pfeiffer University’s Division of Education is hosting “Crypto Comics,” an after-school program designed to engage upper elementary students, particularly girls, in cryptology and cybersecurity.

Cryptology is the science of making and breaking codes. Cybersecurity is the science of keeping online information safe and secure.

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Convocation 2021-2022
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In 2008, when Dr. Michael Thompson, the Dean of the Undergraduate College at Pfeiffer University, first met former Rep. John Lewis, he asked the late civil rights icon what message he should bring back to his students.

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Client Makes Great Strides in OT Treatment
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About two years ago, Ronnie*, who lives near Pfeiffer University’s Center for Health Sciences in downtown Albemarle, N.C., suffered a head injury and a stroke. He had trouble  keeping his balance, couldn’t speak, and had lost all use of his right arm.

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Summer Graduates
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Emily C. Prudden (1832-1917) lost her father when she was 8 years old, and she became almost completely deaf nine years later. Yet, in her early 20s, she became the surrogate mother of her deceased sister’s two young children and began caring for her own widowed mother.

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Dr. Brenda Diaz
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In 2016, shortly after arriving at Pfeiffer University to start its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MS-PAS) program, Dr. Brenda Diaz came across a statue of Emily C. Prudden (1832-1915) on the University’s Misenheimer campus.

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Robin Listerman
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Robin Listerman ’09 MBA has been named Registrar of Pfeiffer University.

Listerman, who’s currently the University’s Director of Academic Operations, will assume her new role beginning July 1. She succeeds Lourdes Silva, who is retiring.

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During the 2020-21 academic year, Pfeiffer University forged ahead valiantly, surmounting many challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The University also made news in a variety of areas that will have a lasting impact for years to come, and mourned the passing of several beloved faculty and staff.

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