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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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William Peace University Singers Perform 3rd Annual Spring Concert on March 27

William Peace University Singers Perform 3rd Annual Spring Concert on March 27 Glee Club Members from Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Perform for University Audience and Community Members RALEIGH, N.C., March 25, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown …

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William Peace University Welcomes National Comedian and Alumna Emily Fortune Feimster for Comedy Show and Reception, April 24

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William Peace University Hosts Inaugural “Living in Peace” Wellness Fair on April 10

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William Peace University Concludes Seventh Annual Manning Chamber Music Concert Series in Conjunction with the North Carolina Symphony

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William Peace University Awarded One-Stop Shop Certification for Meetings, Conferences, and Events by ACCED-I

William Peace University Awarded One-Stop Shop Certification for Meetings, Conferences, and Events by ACCED-I Four-Year Baccalaureate Publicly Recognized by National Organization in Conference and Event Planning RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 28, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown …

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William Peace University Continues Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Mandaville on March 6

William Peace University Continues Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Mandaville on March 6 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Hosts Presentation & Discussion by Expert on Middle East & Islamic-U.S. Relations RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 25, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Continues Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series with William Henry Curry on Feb. 24

William Peace University Continues Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series with William Henry Curry on Feb. 24 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Celebrates Black History Month With Discussion on Music & Emancipation by Resident Conductor with the North Carolina Symphony RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. …

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William Peace University Forced To Cancel Performance by Steve Elmer Trio Due To Inclement Weather

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William Peace University Musical Theatre Hosts & Performs Award-Winning Rock Musical “Spring Awakening” Feb. 15-22

William Peace University Musical Theatre Hosts & Performs Award-Winning Rock Musical “Spring Awakening” Feb. 15-22 Musical Theatre Students at Four-Year Baccalaureate Perform Popular Musical for University Audience and Local Community RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year …

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William Peace University Announces Raleigh Mayor Nancy L. McFarlane as 2014 Commencement Speaker Along With Honorary Degree Recipients

William Peace University Announces Raleigh Mayor Nancy L. McFarlane as 2014 Commencement Speaker Along With Honorary Degree Recipients Local Four-Year Baccalaureate to Award Raleigh Mayor, Alumna, and Late Raleigh Physician with Honorary Doctorates RALEIGH, N.C., Feb 11, 2014 – William Peace …

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