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  • February 3, 2015 Peace Corps Information Session The Office of Career Services invites William Peace University students to participate in a discussion about joining the Peace Corps. A representative from the Peace Corps will provide information on the requirements and expectations when participating in the program and how to apply. For additional questions, contact Barbara Efird, Director of the Office of Career Services. view Event
  • February 4, 2015 Job Fair Orientation Sponsored by the Office of Career Services Learn how to make a career fair work for you! Come to the Job Fair Orientation in the Career Center, Main 17, on Feb. 3, 2015 at noon or at 3:00 p.m. Questions? Contact Barbara Efird, M.Ed., LPC, Director of Career Services at (919) 508-2006 view Event
  • February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include:  DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Purchase Tickets Here PLEASE NOTE: This production is Rated-M for Mature Audiences due to language. William Peace University wishes to make this event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362.  Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event. view Event

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