HAMLET — Richmond Neighborhood School college students will have the ability to benefit from assured admission to Pfeiffer College starting this coming fall semester.
Leaders from RichmondCC and Pfeiffer signed the Pfeiffer Pact switch settlement on Thursday, offering RichmondCC college students who graduate with an affiliate diploma a seamless transition to junior standing at Pfeiffer. The settlement additionally features a Switch Scholarship within the quantity of $20,000 for conventional, face-to-face college students or a 20 % low cost on lessons for on-line college students.
The Pfeiffer Pact additionally supplies clear advising help so college students know precisely which programs they should take at RichmondCC and at Pfeiffer in order that they graduate on time. College students who switch through Pfeiffer Pact won’t need to pay the switch utility price, and they won’t be required to dwell on campus.
“We’re enthusiastic about this settlement. For me it’s about affordability as a lot as accessibility,” mentioned Dr. Scott Bullard, president of Pfeiffer College. “With the $20,000 annual scholarship, we’re working to make non-public, church-related excessive training reasonably priced.”
Pfeiffer is a non-public college in Misenheimer. It additionally has places in Charlotte and Albemarle.
Bullard is a local of Scotland County, having graduated from Scotland Excessive College in 1995.
“As a child that grew up on (freeway) 74 between these two communities, Rockingham and Laurinburg, I’m very comfy at Pfeiffer, and I believe your gifted younger individuals might be too,” he mentioned.
Dr. Dale McInnis, president of RichmondCC, thanked Bullard for opening up the switch settlement to such a variety of packages. Graduates of the nursing, trainer prep, accounting, data expertise, enterprise and different affiliate in utilized sciences packages are eligible for the Pfeiffer Pact.
“Pfeiffer’s popularity academically is excellent, and we’re honored to be part of this partnership and that you simply selected us to be part of it,” McInnis mentioned.
RichmondCC college students can start making use of for the Pfeiffer Pact this spring semester. To be able to qualify, college students will need to have a minimal grade level common of two.5. For college kids wishing to switch into one of many elementary training pathways, they have to preserve a minimal grade level common of two.75.
Nursing graduates also can benefit from the Pfeiffer Pact. Nonetheless, along with admission to the college, they have to apply and be admitted to the nursing higher division program to take nursing programs resulting in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
To be taught extra concerning the Pfeiffer Pact, contact the Profession & Switch Advising Heart by calling (910) 410-1700 or visiting both RichmondCC campus in Hamlet or Laurinburg.