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Sec Sanders

Historic Road to Public Service Includes Pivotal Pfeiffer Experience  

Last February, Machelle Baker Sanders ’04 MHA made history, becoming the first Black person to lead the North Carolina Department of Commerce.



Nikki Duffell's Pfeiffer Journey Leads to the U.S. Air Force in Japan

When Devin Nicole “Nikki” Duffell ’16 graduated from Pfeiffer University, she had a lot to show for her experience on its Misenheimer campus, both academically and outside the classroom. But as her time at Pfeiffer began to wind down, she wasn’t sure what her next move should be.


Tom Sparks

Serendipity Sends Sparks into Flight

Shortly after graduating from Pfeiffer College, Col. Tom Sparks ’68 (Ret.) began a long and multifaceted career in the U.S. Air Force.


Ken Keuffel, who authored these articles, has served as Pfeiffer’s Assistant Director of Communications since December 2019. He welcomes story ideas from Pfeiffer’s faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends. The form for submitting story ideas is at​
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