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Pfeiffer Day
Alumni
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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Alumni
Global/Cultural Awareness
Student Life
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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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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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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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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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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Dr. Melicent Huneycutt-Vergeer
Academics
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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Aimee Bellmore
Academics
Careers
Why Pfeiffer

Dr. Aimée Bellmore, an associate professor in the Counseling and Human Services program at Pfeiffer University, serves as its program coordinator, primary faculty member and sole student advisor. Her program has been vital for some time.

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Freddie Votes
Pfeiffer Life
Student Life
Why Pfeiffer

Brina Bentley of Richmond, VA and David Chavarria of Asheboro, NC are working hard at Pfeiffer University with the goal of earning bachelor’s degrees next spring. But on a late afternoon last month, they took a break from their studies to participate in the “Get out the Vote Drive,” which was held for Pfeiffer students in advance of the November 3rd elections.

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