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  • May 13, 2016 Alumni Weekend 2016 Bloom Where You Were Planted! Alumni Weekend 2016 May 13-14, 2016 You spoke. We listened! Alumni Weekend is back this spring! Click here for the schedule. PAYMENT OPTIONS All Weekend Pass - $80 (Save $5), includes both Friday and Saturday events. Does NOT include Mimosas & Art due to space restrictions.* Click here. All-Day Saturday Pass - $60 (Save $5), includes all Saturday events. Does NOT include Mimosas & Art due to space restrictions.* Click here. "Orange, Lavender & Figs" Cookbook by Fanny Slater '09 - $12 (Save 46%) Pre-purchase the cookbook for Fanny to sign! Click here. *Mimosas and Art is a separate ticket. To register for all events, click here. To resister for Friday's event only, click here. We need YOUR help to invite classmates to attend. If you would like to nominate yourself or a classmate to serve as a reunion coordinator to work in partnership with the Alumni Board and the Office of Advancement, please contact Abby Coleman, alumni engagement admin, at Abby.Coleman@peace.edu or 919.508.ALUM. Don't forget to share on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) that you're coming home again. Use #AlumniWeekend2016WPU. Nominate a Classmate for an Award! Young Alumni Award 2016 - Read the criteria and enter your nomination here. Distinguished Service Award 2016 - Read the criteria and enter your nomination here. Distinguished Alumni Award 2016 - Read the criteria and enter your nomination here. The Fine Print: Please note cancelations with refunds are only available between Jan. 5 and March 31. There are no refunds after April 1, 2016 due to vendor commitments and beverage, food orders. Events with alcohol are for those age 21+. For questions or concerns, please call 919.508.ALUM. view Event
  • May 13, 2016 Buds-N-Brew A Young Alumni Kickoff Reception to Alumni Weekend 2016! Click HERE to register! William Peace University invites all Young Alumni to Cloud's Brewery in downtown Raleigh for the kick-off to Alumni Weekend 2016. $20 gets you three drinks at the bar and food from 6-8 p.m. Bring your bud. We'll bring the beer. (Don't forget to designate a driver!) Sponsored by WPU's Office of Advancement and the Alumni Board. When     Friday, May 13, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) Where     Clouds Brewing - 126 North West Street Raleigh, NC 27603 REGISTER NOW. view Event
  • June 22, 2016 Open House Our Office of Admissions would like to invite you and your family to take part in one of our Open House Events. This will give you the opportunity to meet students and faculty, tour our beautiful campus, and learn about the excellent education opportunities available at William Peace University. No matter your level of interest, WPU has something for you! After hanging out with us, be sure to grab the R-Line and visit some of the amazing downtown locations. Stand beside historical figures in the North Carolina Museum of History, watch the Carolina Hurricanes dominate the rink at PNC Arena, or catch your favorite artist in concert at the Raleigh Amphitheater. To RSVP for Open House, please click here. Students interested in the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Theatre majors can also sign up to audition for the program from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. during Open House. If you are interested in auditioning, be sure to also register for your opportunity by clicking here. view Event

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#PeopleOfPeace: Donald Kent Named Interim Head Coach of Women’s Basketball

Donald Kent has been named the WPU Interim Head Women’s Basketball Coach starting June 1, 2016. The news of Kent’s new role comes after current Athletic Director and Head Coach Kelly Johnson made the decision to step down at the end of the …

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Alumna Fay Jackson Anderson, Class of 1954, Awarded University’s Highest Honor, William Peace Medallion

William Peace University is proud to announce that Ms. Fay Jackson Anderson ’54 has been awarded the William Peace Medallion, the highest (non-academic) award at William Peace University. The award recognizes an individual who, through a lifetime of support and …

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WPU Opens "The Stable" With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

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WPU Officially Opens “The Stable” on Campus With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

WPU Athletics has knocked it out of the park once again – this time with a year-round, on-campus training facility for University baseball and softball players known as “The Stable.” The 4,000 square-foot facility was officially dedicated late last month …

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WPU Hosts National Softball Tournament This Weekend: 2016 Grand Slam Triangle Classic

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WPU Hosts National Softball Tournament This Weekend: 2016 Grand Slam Triangle Classic

William Peace University is set to host the 10th annual Grand Slam Triangle Classic this Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28, at USA Baseball in Cary. The tournament features five teams ranked in the national top 20 from all parts …

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Former WPU Valedictorian, Michael Wolf '15, Enjoying New Career as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Emory & Henry College

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Former WPU Valedictorian, Michael Wolf ’15, Enjoying New Career as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Emory & Henry College

You may not think a student with a 4.0 cumulative grade point average would want to be a basketball coach, but recent William Peace University graduate and Valedictorian Michael Wolf always knew that’s what he wanted to do. “Since I was a kid, …

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#PeopleOfPeace: Catching Up with Coach Dobbins

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#PeopleOfPeace: Catching Up with Coach Dobbins

William Peace university Head Softball Coach Charlie Dobbins has been a staple in the WPU Athletics Department. Leading the lady Pacers for nearly 20 years, he’s experienced the ups and downs of a program. After coming up a few outs …

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ALERT: Open House Canceled on Saturday, January 23, 2016

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ALERT: Open House Canceled on Saturday, January 23, 2016

ALERT: Open House Canceled on Saturday, January 23, 2016    Due to the inclement weather forecast for this weekend, we have canceled the Open House scheduled for this Saturday, January 23, 2016. We appreciate your interest in William Peace University …

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William Peace University Names Jack Blankenhorn Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

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William Peace University Names Jack Blankenhorn Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach

 William Peace University Names Jack Blankenhorn Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach Long-Time Raleigh Tennis Club Director & Aficionado Selected to Lead WPU Tennis Programs  William Peace University has a new leader of its Men’s and Women’s Tennis programs. The University proud to …

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WPU’s Nate Strother Nominated for USA South Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Play of the Month

WPU’s Nate Strother Nominated for USA South Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Play of the Month Time Running Out to Vote for Senior Guard; Ballots Close Thursday, December 9 at 1 p.m. RALEIGH, N.C., December 9, 2015 – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a …

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William Peace University Mourns Loss of Alumna Faye Young Miller ’76

William Peace University Mourns Loss of Alumna Faye Young Miller ’76 Former Basketball Star and Alumna of Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Succumbs to Battle With Cancer RALEIGH, N.C. October 1, 2015 – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in …

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