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  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster Free Comedy Show The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April and will perform a FREE COMEDY SHOW FOR WPU STUDENTS at 7:00 p.m. on Class Day prior to Late Night Breakfast. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: FREE Advance Ticketing Now Closed. Get Your Tickets at the Door. view Event
  • April 24, 2014 Alumni Event: School of Professional Studies An After Hours Gathering in Main Parlor The Office of Engagement invites all William Peace University School of Professional Studies' graduates back for an after hours gathering in Main Parlor, hosted by Alumni Board member and SPS graduate, Maria H. Ewing '12. R.S.V.P. to Engagement@peace.edu by April 20. Or, register online here. EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2014 EVENT TIME: 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. LOCATION: Main Parlor, 1st Floor, Main Building Questions? Contact us at 919.508.2362 or email us here. view Event
  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster In Concert The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Schedule: Private Student Performance, 7-8 p.m., Kenan Hall Pre-Show Public Reception (for ticket holders to the adult show) 8-9 p.m., 2nd Floor Kenan Hall Public Performance, 9-10 p.m., Kenan Hall Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: $18 Adults / $16 Senior Citizens / $16 Alumni / $16 Faculty & Staff (Note: a 6.75% entertainment tax is included in the ticket price.) Advance Ticketing Now Closed. Get Your Tickets at the Door. view Event

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Linda Paulhus

| Academic News, School of Professional Studies, Student News, University News

William Peace University Names Linda Paulhus Student Accounts Coordinator

William Peace University Names Linda Paulhus Student Accounts Coordinator Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Paulhus To Serve As Student Accounts Coordinator RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Linda Paulhus …

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Kevin Rist 2

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William Peace University Names Kevin Rist As Admissions Counselor

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William Peace University Commencement

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William Peace University Announces Erskine Bowles As 2013 Commencement Speaker Along With Honorary Degree Recipients

Former President of the University of North Carolina And The Late Jacquelin Quesenbery Jeutter To Receive Recognition From Four-Year Baccalaureate University During May 11 Graduation  RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

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Duncan&Holder

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William Peace University Professors Duncan And Holder Named Associate Deans Of Academic Affairs

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Owens,Melomo

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William Peace University Professors Lynn C. Owens And Vincent H. Melomo Receive Tenure

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McElreath, Scott

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William Peace University’s Dr. Scott McElreath To Lead American Association Of Philosophy Teachers

Associate Professor Of Philosophy Elected To Board Of Directors For The American Association Of Philosophy Teachers RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Dr. Scott McElreath, associate professor of …

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William Peace University Partners With St. Timothy’s School In Education Sharing Program

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Julie Fleming

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William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming As School Of Professional Studies Academic Advisor

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Fleming To Provide Students Academic Advisement And Assistance RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Julie B. Fleming has been named the academic advisor of …

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WPU Pacer Athletic Softball

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William Peace University Softball Team Ranks Among Top 50 Division III Schools In Academics

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Political Panel

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William Peace University Professor David McLennan, Ph.D. To Moderate Political Party Panel Discussions

Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University To Host Republican And Democratic Panel Discussions Oct. 11 And 18 Outlining Parties’ Economic And Social Policy Principles William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that it will host …

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