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Pfeiffer University Remembers
Former President Dr. Zane Eargle

This month we mourn the loss of Dr. Zane Eargle, who died on October 12, 2021, at age 86. Eargle served as Pfeiffer’s president from 1988 to 1998. Read More »


Ryan Lundvall

An Unusual Student-Athlete Journey

On Nov. 13, when the men’s basketball team of Pfeiffer University* plays its season-opening game against Covenant College, Ryan Lundvall, one of the Falcons’ first-year players, will be especially thankful. He will begin playing his first and last year of college basketball, per NCAA eligibility rules, as he completes Pfeiffer’s Master of Science in Leadership (MSL) program online. Read More »


Judge & Lawrence

A New Cycle of Art Songs Emerges at Pfeiffer

In the 19th century, several composers in the German-speaking world made their mark with the art song, a vocal genre in which poetry is set to music for a solo vocalist and piano. Franz Schubert (1797-1828) wrote over 650 art songs, setting a standard that has inspired everyone from Robert Schumann (1810-1856) to composers of our time, including Dr. Brent Lawrence ’13, a guitarist who teaches music at Pfeiffer University. Read More »


Brina Bentley

Head Coach Has High Hopes for
Women’s Basketball

The women’s basketball team of Pfeiffer University* finished 4-6 last season, which featured an abbreviated schedule of conference-only games because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But Head Coach Tooey Loy isn’t the least bit discouraged. Read More »

Faculty Promoted

Faculty Promotions Reflect Expertise
and Accomplishment

Two faculty members at Pfeiffer University have achieved the rank of Professor, and another was promoted to Associate Professor. The new Professors are Dr. Christopher “Doc” Howard (Business Management and Leadership) and Dr. Douglas Hume (Religion and Practical Theology). Dr. Susan Furr has been named an Associate Professor of Nursing. Read More » 


Novack is Rebuilding Swim Program

Meredith Novack has begun her second season as the head coach of women’s swimming* at Pfeiffer. She came to the University with an enviable resume, first as a swimmer/triathlete and then as an assistant coach of multiple collegiate teams. Read More »

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