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Tell Me a Story: My Life With Pat Conroy
Alumni

Looking for new ways to spend your time in 2021? Join our brand-new book club, which Pfeiffer University’s Friends of the Library will convene, via Zoom, the first Monday of each month. Cassandra King Conroy’s memoir Tell Me a Story: My Life With Pat Conroy will be the club’s first featured book. Discussion will begin at 7 p.m., Feb. 1.

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Unity by Tasker Brown
Alumni
Pfeiffer Life

Pfeiffer University celebrated the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of events over four days, offering students moderated discussions and multimedia experiences, including “Unity,” which Tasker Brown,  a sophomore communications major, created for an art show.

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Aline Noel
Alumni

On Jan. 18, the multifaceted events marking MLK Day at Pfeiffer University began with Dr. Michael Thompson engaging students in two “deep dive” conversations about the history of integration at Pfeiffer.

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Alumni
Careers

In late 2006, the life of Diamond Staton-Williams ’10 MHA had become so full that she now describes it as “wild.”

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Alumni
Careers

On a late afternoon in October 2012, as he headed to dinner after practicing with Pfeiffer University’s swim team, Cory Pooley ’14 checked his smartphone for messages. He noticed he had a voicemail from a random number in Washington, D.C.

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Santa AL
Alumni
Careers

Every Christmas season over the last 28 years – except this one, in which the pandemic has kept him at the North Pole and (bah humbug) contemplating retirement – Dr. AL Capehart Jr. ’61 of Pittsboro has worked as Santa AL all over the Research Triangle of North Carolina.

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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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Susan Carmichael
Academics
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
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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Dr. Fain
Academics
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
Academics
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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