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  • January 12, 2015 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony on the Kenan Hall stage on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund. For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. Additional Manning Series concerts this year include: Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three of the Manning Series events. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. William Peace University wishes to make this event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362.  Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event. view Event
  • January 16, 2015 Raleigh's Village Idiots William Peace Theatre presents "Raleigh's Village Idiots" January 16-17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The Idiots perform short- and long-form improv comedy. Scenes, stories, games and songs are improvised at your suggestion. Exactly what the combination is on any night... Your guess is as good as ours! For more information on the Idiots, visit their website. RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE view Event
  • February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include:  DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Tickets go on sale soon! view Event

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William Peace University Student Earns Highest Honor from Girl Scouts of America for Diabetes Care Boxes Project

William Peace University Student Earns Highest Honor from Girl Scouts of America for Diabetes Care Boxes Project Freshman Ashley Johnson from Four-Year Baccalaureate University Awarded Girl Scout Gold Award RALEIGH, N.C., October 27, 2014—  William Peace University, a private four-year university …

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William Peace University Celebrates Homecoming Weekend with Alumni Reunion and Events

William Peace University Celebrates Homecoming Weekend with Alumni Reunion and Events Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Back Alumni for Homecoming Weekend on October 18th   RALEIGH, N.C., October 14, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced …

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William Peace University President Announces Retirement

William Peace University President Announces Retirement RALEIGH, N.C., October 13, 2014 – President Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D. has notified the Board of Trustees of her intent to retire effective June 30, 2015, after five years leading the University. During her …

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William Peace University’s Theatre Company Performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oct. 16-19

William Peace University’s Theatre Company Performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oct. 16-19 Theatre Students at Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Begin New Season with Famous Victorian Satire RALEIGH, N.C., September 24, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Names Dr. Jeffrey Carr Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Business Administration

William Peace University Names Dr. Jeffrey Carr Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Business Administration Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Licensed Attorney and Marketing Expert to Downtown Campus RALEIGH, N.C., September 22, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown …

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William Peace University Set for First Open House Event of Academic Year

William Peace University Set for First Open House Event of Academic Year Four-Year Baccalaureate Expected to Welcome 100 Plus Visitors for First Open House of 2014-2015  RALEIGH, N.C., September 11, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

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William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming Director of Advising Services

William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming Director of Advising Services Four-Year Baccalaureate Hires Academic Professional in New Advising Management Role RALEIGH, N.C., September 9, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to …

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William Peace University Names Xandra Lauch Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

William Peace University Names Xandra Lauch Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Anthropological Expert to Downtown Campus RALEIGH, N.C., September 3, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce the …

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William Peace University Welcomes World Renowned Illusionist to Campus for Exclusive Event

William Peace University Welcomes World Renowned Illusionist to Campus for Exclusive Event Four-Year Baccalaureate Treats Season Ticket Holders, Students, Faculty, and Staff to Magic Show by Blake Vogt RALEIGH, N.C., August 28, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university …

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William Peace University Announces 2014-2015 Manning Chamber Music Concert Season Schedule

William Peace University Announces 2014-2015 Manning Chamber Music Concert Season Schedule Four-Year Baccalaureate Continues Partnership with North Carolina Symphony in Eighth Annual Music Series RALEIGH, N.C., August 25, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

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