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Pfeiffer Celebrates NCLEX Pass Rate


For the second time in two academic years, all graduates of Pfeiffer University’s nursing program passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the nationwide examination for the licensing of registered nurses, on their first try. And each had job offers by graduation. Members of the nursing graduates of the Class of 2020 are in the accompanying photo; they are, from left to right, Kristina Everhart, Avery Wright, Madison Crayton, Haley Shepherd, Kellie Roseman, Mara Beck, and Austin Lambert. Read More »  

Mara Beck

Grad Returns Home to Serve Rural Healthcare Needs

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 practiceRead More »

Freddie Votes

Pfeiffer Gets Out the Vote

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. Read More »  


Pfeiffer Acknowledges Alumni & Community Support

The Center for Health Sciences stands four stories tall in downtown Albemarle and represents an exciting expansion of Pfeiffer's science programming. We will celebrate every donor who has helped bring this special facility to life on a donor recognition wall in the building's lobby. When you make a gift, your name will be added to this tribute, and one day, as Pfeiffer's programming and facilities grow, we will remember these donors as the visionaries who truly helped move Pfeiffer and our communities forward, beyond boundaries! Please include my name »

FOL Charlie Lovett

Charlie Lovett Shares Fresh Perspective on
Alice in Wonderland

Charlie Lovett of Winston-Salem, NC the celebrated author of bestselling novels and widely staged plays for children, is also a noted authority on Lewis Carroll and his famed books Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

On Nov. 10 at 7 p.m., Lovett will be the featured speaker in a free talk titled “A Fresh Perspective on Alice in Wonderland,” which he’ll present via Zoom for Pfeiffer University's Friends of the Library. Audience space for this event will be limited to 100 participants. To receive a Zoom link, email Advance@pfeiffer.edu with “Lovett” in the subject line. Read More »


Dr. Melicent Huneycutt-Vergeer

Dr. Melicent Huneycutt-Vergeer

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. Read More »




Bellmore Drives Growth of Counseling and Human Services

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. Read More »

Social Justice

Pfeiffer Offers New Social Justice Studies Minor 

Daisha Oliver ’21 of Monroe, NC is on track to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Counseling and Human Services next spring from Pfeiffer University. Like many students with her major, she envisions becoming a social worker. So, when she learned that Social Justice Studies, a new minor, could be added to her academic resume, she jumped at the opportunity. Read More » 

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