We Are Pfeiffer highlights contributions of Pfeiffer alumni in Stanly County
Pfeiffer University recently launched We Are Pfeiffer, a special awareness campaign that celebrates the vital contribution that Pfeiffer alumni make to Stanly County's community's economic, educational and cultural success. In doing so, Pfeiffer pays tribute to all the committed alumni who live and work its home county.
"More than 1,000 households in Stanly County include at least one Pfeiffer alumnus”and We Are Pfeiffer recognizes those key individuals," said Dawn Harwood Allen '81, chair, We Are Pfeiffer. "Pfeiffer University has a formidable presence throughout the region, evidenced by the high likelihood that we will encounter fellow alumni during the course of our daily lives."
â€œDriving Pfeiffer's Presence Forwardâ€ at the North Carolina Museum of Art
On Tues., Oct. 29, Pfeiffer University hosted â€œDriving Pfeiffer's Presence Forwardâ€ at the North Carolina Museum of Art, with the museum's current exhibition, Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed, serving as a backdrop.
Nearly 150 invited guests, including such prominent alumni as Museum Director Lawrence Wheeler â€˜65, and former N.C. Secretary of Commerce J. Keith Crisco â€˜64, celebrated Pfeiffer's 130-year presence in North Carolina and its statewide impact. Serving as honorary chairman for the event was NASCAR Hall of Fame Member and Pfeiffer Trustee Emeritus Richard â€œThe Kingâ€ Petty.
Pfeiffer University launches partnership with Career Masters International to provide high-quality opportunities for students in Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham
On Oct. 22, Pfeiffer University hosted a career readiness workshop with Career Masters International (CMI), a leading independent career readiness, training and management firm and Pfeiffer's new partner for providing career services to its graduate and degree completion students on the Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham campuses.
Pfeiffer University students â€œGive Kids the Worldâ€ during fall break
During their fall break, 15 Pfeiffer University students and two staff members traveled to Kissimmee, Fla., to participate in a service project with Give Kids the World, a nonprofit organization that provides vacations free of charge to children facing life-threatening illnesses and their families.
International student makes his mark in the Charlotte business community with Chiquita internship
Francisco Oliveira, who came to the U.S. nearly six years ago from Sao Paolo, Brazil, is busy earning a double major in Business Administration and Management Information Systems through Pfeiffer's degree completion programâ€“that is, when he's not gaining valuable business experiences as a systems analyst intern at Chiquita's Charlotte headquarters.
At Chiquita, Francisco's assignments include upgrading the company's current web browser globally, migrating data using metadata tags and other technologies and creating user guides for web browser users. He chose Pfeiffer for completing his degree because the accommodating class schedules and convenient Charlotte campus make it possible to work and study.
Celebrate the Village Photos
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