- October 22, 2014 Career Connections William Peace University's Office of Career Services is delighted to offer "Career Connections" -- a series of undergraduate and graduate panels -- designed to connect alumni and community mentors with WPU students. Alumni and community mentors discuss their career paths. The event also connects students with professionals for career information, networking, internship(s) and job leads. Alumni interested in volunteering to sit on a professional panel as a Career Mentor should email Barbara Efird, Director of Career Services. Students interested in attending should sign up with Barbara Efird, Director of Career Services, by sending her an email with your name, student ID#, major and class year. view Event
- October 23, 2014 Lunch & Learn: Verity Asset Management A Special Event for WPU Faculty & Staff Does your financial future scare you? Halloween may be just around the corner, but you don’t have to let retirement planning give you the creeps! WPU Faculty and Staff are invited to learn all about the University Retirement Plan (403B) from Verity Asset Management October 23, 2014 12:00 p.m. You bring your lunch. We’ll bring the dessert and beverages! WPU FACULTY & STAFF ONLY, REGISTER HERE view Event
- November 7, 2014 Student-Alumni Bus Trip to Washington, D.C. The William Peace University Office of Student Services invites you to join us for our Student-Alumni charter bus trip to Washington, D.C.! WPU students, faculty, staff, and Peace College & WPU Alumni – and up to 3 guests – are invited to join us for our first round trip bus trip to our Nation's Capitol, Washington, D.C. COST: $125 per ticket INCLUDES: Round trip Charter Bus Fare Overnight Accommodations A Day to Explore D.C. on Your Own Sight-Seeing Cultural Excursions On Your Own Limited space available. ITINERARY: Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 5:15 PM – Check-In 6:00 PM – Bus Leaves for D.C. Bus will make one stop for refreshments Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 12:00 AM (midnight Friday) – Bus arrives in D.C. Overnight accommodations at Hostelling International, Washington, D.C. (breakfast included) You have all day Saturday to explore D.C. on your own. 8:00 PM – Bus departs for Peace Bus will make one stop for refreshments Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 2:00 AM – Bus arrives at Peace For more information, email Lara Lee King, Director of Student Leadership & Service or Sarah Heenan, Director of Student Activities. REGISTER HERE view Event
Rachel Beach Reynolds ’98 ’00 Elected Alumni Board President
The William Peace University Alumni Board slate was announced on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Outgoing Alumni Board President, Rae Marie Hall Czuhai ’85, who served two terms during the time WPU transitioned to a coeducational model, now passes the gavel to incoming president, Rachel Beach Reynolds ’98 ’00.
Reynolds is a past Alumni Board member, Career Services mentor, Career Connections panelist and class committee member who helped raise funds through gifts made to The Loyalty Fund. In 2010, she was featured as Alumna of the Month by the Office of Career Services.
“I am pleased and honored to serve our current and future alumni,” Reynolds said. “As a student, choosing to attend Peace was one of the best decisions I ever made. I was challenged and empowered to grow as both a person and a leader, and the foundation I built here gave me the strength to start my own business.”
Reynolds co-owns Nextaff, a Workforce Strategies Company here in Raleigh. As a Career Mentor for WPU, Reynolds often offers advice and counseling to students and graduates in their career search.