Pfeiffer University is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2017-2018 Events Plus season. Over the past decade, it has been a pleasure and privilege to host this series of informative, thought-provoking and entertaining presenters for series members and guests. Please join us as we continue a tradition of featuring renowned speakers, authors and musicians.

All Events Plus Sunday evening presentations take place at 6 p.m., Pfeiffer University/Misenheimer campus, 48380 U.S. Highway 52N; Stokes Student Center-Community Room. Membership includes program, parking, three-course dinner and wine service.

Your Events Plus Steering Committee, 

Pat Bramlett  |  Vicki Coggins  |  Betty Crook |  Sandy Rogers  |  Rich Schaefer


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September 17, 2017, 6 p.m.
Titles or Testimonies: What Are You Living For?
Bobby Lutz

Bobby Lutz, head coach for Pfeiffer men’s basketball 1986-95 and currently an assistant coach for the Windy City Bulls of the NBA Development League, has devoted his career to coaching athletes to win. Over four seasons with North Carolina State University, he helped lead the Wolfpack to four NCAA tournaments. As head coach of the Charlotte 49ers—and the winningest coach in UNC Charlotte history—his team made five trips to the NCAA tournament and three to the NIT. Considered one of college basketball’s best X-and-O coaches, Lutz is a member of the Pfeiffer Sports Hall of Fame and UNCC Alumni Hall of Fame.

October 8, 2017, 6 p.m.
Syria and the Ongoing Fightagainst ISIS: Successes, Failures,and Challenges

Courtney Brown

For the past five years, Courtney Brown has lived in Turkey managing humanitarian and non-lethal assistance programs for the US State Department inside Syria. Working as part of the Syria Transition Assistance Response Team (START), Brown managed programs that focused on providing humanitarian assistance to war-affected populations inside Syria.

February 11, 2018, 6 p.m.
A Valentine Musical
Featuring Pfeiffer students, faculty, staff and alumni

Bring your Valentine and join us for a harmonious evening filled with special musical performances by Pfeiffer’s talented students, faculty, staff and alumni. Led by Joseph Judge ’87, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities.

April 8, 2018, 6 p.m.
Travel through North Carolina and Beyond
Jason Frye

The stories and photography of Jason Frye, prolific travel and food writer for Our State magazine, appears in AAA Go!, AAA Traveler, Charlotte Observer, Coastal Living, Dallas Morning News, Forbes,, Our State Eats, Raleigh News & Observer, Salt, Southern Living, StarNews, Thrillist, Virgin Atlantic Airlines blog, and as well as The Official North Carolina Visitors Guide, Discover South Carolina Vacation Guide and others. Author of Moon North Carolina, Moon North Carolina Coast including the Outer Banks, Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip, and Moon Great Smoky Mountains National Park, he signed on in 2016 as a travel expert with The Telegraph, developing content for a travel guide app to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers, for which he serves on the Eastern Chapter executive board. He holds an MFA in creative writing/poetry from University of North Carolina Wilmington.


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