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  • September 17, 2014 Constitution Day William Peace University is delighted to invite members of the community to our annual Constitution Day! Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is a  Federal holiday established in 2004 recognizing the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. September 17 marks the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 in Philadelphia. The law establishing this holiday was created with the passage of an amendment by Senator Robert Byrd to the Omnibus spending bill of 2004. Before this law was enacted, the holiday was known as "Citizenship Day". In addition to renaming the holiday "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day," the act mandates that all publicly funded educational institutions, and all federal agencies, provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day. In May 2005, the United States Department of Education announced the enactment of this law and that it would apply to any school receiving federal funds of any kind. (Note: This holiday is not observed by granting time off work for federal employees.) More information will be forthcoming regarding special programming from the Office of Student Services and the Director of Student Activities. view Event
  • October 5, 2014 Women's Alumni Softball Game 2014 with a Home Run Derby & Family Cookout William Peace University will host an Alumni Softball Game with Coach Charlie Dobbins on Sunday, October 5 at 12:00 p.m. at WPU's Wachovia Softball Field. 1:00 p.m. - HOME RUN DERBY 2:00 p.m. - BALL GAME Cookout to follow! Green Giants, Peace Pride, and Pacers are all welcome to come home for the Women's Softball Alumni Game! Check out the details on our Facebook page. view Event
  • October 15, 2014 The Importance of Being Earnest William Peace Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Amy White. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, The Importance of Being Earnest is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations. The play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways. Its high farce, humor and witty dialog have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play. TICKETS: $5 students / $10 Alumni, Senior Citizens, Faculty & Staff / $15 Adults SEATING: General Admission Purchase individual tickets online here. Purchase season tickets online here. view Event

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William Peace University Names Justin Johnson Assistant Professor of Simulation and Game Design

William Peace University Names Justin Johnson Assistant Professor of Simulation and Game Design Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Hires Professional Game Designer to Teach SGD Courses    RALEIGH, N.C., April 21, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

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William Peace University Announces New Degree Program for Registered Nurses; Names Dr. Molly Curry Program Director

William Peace University Announces New Degree Program for Registered Nurses; Names Dr. Molly Curry Program Director Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Hires DNP, RN, to Lead Expanded Curriculum (RN to BSN) in School of Professional Studies RALEIGH, N.C., April 8, 2014 – William …

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William Peace University Expands Curriculum to Include New Majors and Additional Minor

William Peace University Expands Curriculum to Include New Majors and Additional Minor Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Launches Anthropology, Global Studies, Environmental Studies, and Writing Majors, along with Forensics Minor RALEIGH, N.C., March 31, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Dept. Chair and Associate Professor Dr. Lynn C. Owens Discusses Jobs Research on TWC News

William Peace University Dept. Chair and Associate Professor Dr. Lynn C. Owens Discusses Jobs Research on TWC News Communication Professor and Expert at Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Shares Research Data with TWC News Anchor Marti Skold  RALEIGH, N.C., March 6, 2014 …

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William Peace University Among Best In Nation For Academics According To Latest NSSE Results

William Peace University Named Among Best In Nation For Academics According To Latest NSSE Results Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Places In Top 10% Nationwide For Academics Per National Survey Of Student Engagement RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 13, 2014 – William Peace …

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William Peace University Names Ryan Webb Office Of Residence Life And Housing Area Coordinator

William Peace University Names Ryan Webb Office Of Residence Life And Housing Area Coordinator Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes New Coordinator To Assist With Residence Life Affairs RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Continues Lunch And Learn Series With The Rev. Dr. Lee Carter on Nov. 13

William Peace University Continues Lunch and Learn Series With The Rev. Dr. Lee Carter on Nov. 13 William C. Bennett Chaplain To Explain How Timeless Myths And Stories Can Shape The Lives Of Individuals RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2013 – William …

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William Peace University Nationally Ranked In Top 10 For Internships

William Peace University Ranked In Top 10 Nationally for Internships According to U.S News & World Report, WPU Among the Best in Nation Regarding Internships RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

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William Peace University Names Joshua Neaves Assistant Director of Residential Life & Housing

William Peace University Names Joshua Neaves Assistant Director of Residential Life & Housing Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Staff Member To Ensure Student Safety And Assist In Housing Needs RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

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William Peace University Names Alethea J. Byrd, ATC, Assistant Athletic Trainer

William Peace University Names Alethea J. Byrd, ATC, Assistant Athletic Trainer Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Certified Athletic Trainer To Prevent And Treat Injuries During Competitions RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown …

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