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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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Men's Basketball Wins Conference
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Athletics

On March 7, the Pfeiffer University men’s basketball team capped off an 11-2 season in memorable fashion, defeating Averett University 72-70 to capture the USA South East Division Championship.

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Dr. Joyce
Alumni
Careers

The Rev. Dr. David C. Joyce ’75 will step down as President of Brevard College in December. He has held that post since 2012 and feels now that the time is right to retire, having also served as President of Ripon College (2003-2011) and Union College (1996-2003).

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Reggie Hudson at NASA
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Careers

NASA was founded in 1958, around the time that Dr. Reggie Hudson ’74 started attending school. The first spaceflight to land humans on the moon happened less than a year before he finished high school. Hudson was fascinated by the dawning of the Space Age, and by the time he enrolled at Pfeiffer, he was already “a scientific person interested in astronomical things.”

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Jimmy Molina
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Careers

During a break for an interview in his otherwise-packed schedule, Jimmy Molina ’14, ’16 MBA ’19 MSL plugged The Local Room, a gastropub that opened this past October in Locust, N.C.

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Dr. Rashaun Gross
Academics
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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Baseball Jersey #23
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Athletics

The late Joseph S. Ferebee Sr., Pfeiffer’s legendary baseball coach, “was a remarkable teacher. He touched us all, and his lessons have lasted us a lifetime. We love you, Coach.”

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Student online learning
Academics
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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Pfeiffer Day
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Why Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer Day 2021 is right around the corner! Each year, the Pfeiffer Pfamily comes together for 24 hours to celebrate the power of philanthropy and the power of our Falcon connection. During Pfeiffer Day, members of the Falcon family, like YOU, create impactful change for students, programs and facilities at Pfeiffer.

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Global/Cultural Awareness
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Why Pfeiffer

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, a native of Ecuador, was brought by her parents to the United States when she was five years old. In 2020, she became the first undocumented immigrant to be named a finalist for the National Book Award.

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