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Mara Beck
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Mara Beck, BSN, RN ’20 works in the Emergency Department of Atrium Health Stanly in Albemarle. After earning a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Pfeiffer University, she chose to remain in the local community to practice.

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Harris Hall
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Thanks to just-completed renovations in Harris Science Hall at Pfeiffer University, the Department of Natural Sciences now has four new classrooms and three revamped ones as well as a new conference room and a new suite of faculty offices. As a result, the department can now accommade enrollment growth in its programs, which include biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics and math.

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Be Different: Finding the Resilience to Lead
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Why do some Christian leaders handle life’s pressures with resilience, while others fail miserably under the same pressures?  

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Marcus Sawyers
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Editor’s Note: Rep. John Lewis died of pancreatic cancer shortly after this article ran. The office serving his constituents is now named The Office of Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District. Marcus Sawyers ’18 works there as a staffer, having assumed the new title of Senior Confidential Advisor.

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Vernease Miller
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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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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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Lea Hilton
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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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OT Seal
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The new Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program at Pfeiffer University will hold its first classes in August at the university’s Center for Health Sciences in downtown Albemarle, having been granted “candidacy status” by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

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Sam Hanlon
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When Samantha Hanlon ’19 calls herself “a massive, insane advocate for mission work,” she’s probably not exaggerating.

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Pfeiffer University has been awarded a $300,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

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