- March 10, 2014 Manning Chamber Music Concert Spring Concert and Reception William Peace University is pleased to present the 7th Annual Manning Chamber Music Concert Series in partnership with the North Carolina Symphony. The 2013-14 season will feature three concerts this year held on the institution’s campus in conjunction with the North Carolina Symphony and made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 to establish The Manning Chamber Music Series Fund. The third Manning Concert for the 2013-14 performing arts season will feature concert in Kenan Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. with a reception held immediately following in Main Parlor (9:00 p.m.). For this concert, performances will include numbers by William Peace University vocalists, as selected and introduced by Rhiannon Giddens Laffan of the Grammy Award-Winning Carolina Chocolate Drops. Limited seating is available and tickets are required for the event. Event Time: 7:30 p.m. Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: Free & Open to the Public. Reservations Required. SORRY, THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT. view Event
- March 11, 2014 Teacher Network Fair Calling all teachers! The William Peace University Office of Career Services invites you to a career fair for alumni and students who are education majors seeking teaching positions. Private and public school systems from the southeast are in attendance. Questions? Contact the Career Center. view Event
- March 12, 2014 WPU Lunch & Learn Series: Founder's Day Event A Special Day Honoring William Peace William Peace University is pleased to open to the public our annual Lunch & Learn Series. For the 2013-14 academic year, the series will feature both university faculty and visiting faculty, as well as guest researchers, lecturers and experts from across multiple majors, topics and industries. Lunch will be held on the University Green. Register early! Event Time: T.B.A. Event Location: T.B.A. Tickets: $10 Adults / $5 Students (Lunch to be served on the University Green) (Note: a 3% entertainment tax is included in the ticket price.) Registration & Tickets: Individual Tickets (click here) Ticket Flights - All Lunch & Learns for the Season (click here) view Event
Peace College (8-13, 4-11 USAS) pulled out of a double-digit first half deficit to defeat Meredith (6-13, 5-9 USAS) for the second time this season. Senior leader LeAnne Horne came alive after the break to help the Pacers snap a four-game losing streak with a 63-59 win.
Peace protected the ball well in tonight’s win with only four turnovers in the first half and 14 on the game compared to 24 from the Angels. Ball control combined with 18 second-half points from Horne helped PC chip away at Meredith’s lead. Peace finally tied the game with just over four minutes remaining after a 12-4 run, including two threes from Horne.
Both teams battled in the final minutes of play with the Pacers on top at the buzzer.
First-year Megan Sherrill gave the Pacers solid minutes and grabbed a game-high four steals. She tallied seven assists, seven points, and seven rebounds in 35 minutes of action. Angel Fuller and Horne notched eight rebounds apiece, and Brenna Mickey recorded 12 points in the win. Gina Lyons provided key minutes coming off the bench.
Meredith’s Brittany Cornelius notched a double-double in her final pairing with the Pacers with 14 rebounds and 14 points. Megan Rahn topped all with 24 points, adding nine rebounds.
Peace hosts Greensboro College Saturday in the team’s Pink Zone breast cancer awareness game. Tipoff is slated for 2 p.m. in the Hermann gymnasium. Join Peace College as we welcome next year’s recruits to campus for an all-day affair. The department of athletics and the Pacer Club host a postgame reception for prospects and their families in the President’s Dining Room in Belk Hall.
See you on the sidelines dressed in pink!