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  • October 15, 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 tour #OurRaleigh and take advnatage of our amazing downtown location. Grab lunch or coffee over at Seaboard Station, or pop over to the North Carolina Museum of History or the Governor's Mansion. To RSVP for Open House, please click here. view Event
  • November 12, 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 tour #OurRaleigh and take advantage of our amazing downtown location. Grab lunch or coffee over at Seaboard Station, or pop over to the North Carolina Museum of History or the Governor's Mansion. To RSVP for Open House, please click here. view Event
  • February 25, 2017 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. view Event

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Dr. Ralph: Why Location Matters

You have probably seen all the amazing news about Raleigh – great place to live, best place to get a job, best place for college graduates, top place for young adults and careers, etc. So I am posing the question …

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William Peace University’s Alumni Association to Celebrate 125th Anniversary During Alumni Weekend

William Peace University’s Alumni Association will celebrate its 125th anniversary this year during Alumni Weekend, May 13-14, 2016. Peace Institute opened in 1872, and 19 years later several graduates banded together to create the Alumni Association. On April 27, 1991, …

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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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WPU's Betty Witcher, Ph.D is Promoted to Professor

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#PeopleOfPeace: Betty Witcher, Ph.D., Achieves Highest Rank of Professor at WPU

William Peace University is proud to announce that Dr. Betty Witcher has been officially named Professor, the highest faculty rank at WPU which recognizes a member’s exemplary teaching, service, and scholarship/professional development. The Promotion and Tenure Committee, as well as the …

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William Peace University Receives Gift On Founder’s Day To Add To Largest-Ever Unrestricted Gift Made By Alumna

William Peace University announced on March 17, 2016, during its Founder’s Day celebration, it was honored with an additional distribution from the estate of Peace College Alumna and University benefactor, Elizabeth “Betsy” Moore Ruffin ’53, of more than $442,000. The original …

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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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Kristin Cohen, Ph.D., Named Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing

William Peace University is proud to name Kristin Cohen, Ph.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing. Cohen will lead and oversee multiple departments at the University, including Admissions, Communications and Marketing, Telecounseling, Records and Reports, and the Welcome Center. …

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WPU Biology Students & Professors Continue Research of Carcinogen Levels in Local Creek

William Peace University Biology students and professors are involved in important research concerning Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) levels throughout Crabtree Creek in Wake County. “Over the years our students have examined the impact of PCB contamination on the ecology of the Crabtree Creek …

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WPU to Host Largest Open House of Year, Saturday, March 19, 2016

William Peace University is expected to host its largest Open House event of the academic year on Saturday, March 19, 2016. More than 150 prospective students, their friends, and family members are expected to tour campus, meet WPU faculty and …

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#PeopleOfPeace: Justin Johnson, Creating Worlds as a Game Designer and Professor

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#PeopleOfPeace: Justin Johnson, Creating Worlds as a Game Designer and Professor

It’s not just fun and games for Justin Johnson, Assistant Professor of Simulation and Game Design (SGD) at WPU, who seems to be immersed in a real-life Role Playing Game, or RPG for true gamers. For every talent that Johnson …

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