Upcoming Events
  • August 24, 2015 Steven Stone Comedy & Magic Show William Peace University welcomes comedian, hypnotist and magician, Steven Stone to the Kenan Stage as part of Welcome Week! Steven Stone has performed in front of many audiences, creating an entertaining and unforgettable night filled with fun and laughter. Stone's talent in hypnosis was developed early on, and he's been performing in venues around the world ever since. Stone's is perhaps one of the only shows where audience members are offered the best seats in the house...right on the stage! Students, faculty, staff and season ticket holders are invited to attend. Free Admission. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Contact Student Services for more information. William Peace University wishes to make every 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 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
  • September 11, 2015 Dramatic Irony Club Production William Peace University's student-led Dramatic Irony Club presents opens its season on Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Dramatic Irony is a club made up of students interested in theatre and musical theatre. Student-led and performed, these productions are brought to the stage with full production, direction, and leadership by William Peace University students, alongside their advisor Dr. Wade Newhouse. Check back with us when the production title is announced! Free Admission at the door. No reservation required. William Peace University wishes to make every 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 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
  • September 12, 2015 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 an 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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William Peace University Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Claude Shields, Named Coach of the Year by USA South Athletic Conference

William Peace University Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Claude Shields, Named Coach of the Year by USA South Athletic Conference Third-Year Coach from Four-Year Baccalaureate University Makes School History Becoming First-Ever Men’s Basketball Coach to Earn Conference Accolade RALEIGH, N.C., February …

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Trio of William Peace University Men’s Basketball Players Make History in Being Selected to All-Conference Team

Trio of William Peace University Men’s Basketball Players Make History in Being Selected to All-Conference Team Senior Shawn Shaffer and Juniors Nate Strother and Chris Thomas Named to USA South 2014-15 All-Conference Team RALEIGH, N.C., February 25, 2015 – William …

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William Peace University Announces Assad Meymandi, MD, PhD, DLFAPA, as 2015 Commencement Speaker Along with Honorary Degree Recipients

William Peace University Announces Assad Meymandi, MD, PhD, DLFAPA, as 2015 Commencement Speaker Along with Honorary Degree Recipients Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University to Award Alumna and Dr. Meymandi with Honorary Doctorates RALEIGH, N.C., February 25, 2015 – William Peace University, …

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William Peace University Found to Have $30.7 Million Impact on Local Economy According to Recent Study through NCICU

William Peace University Found to Have $30.7 Million Impact on Local Economy According to Recent Study through NCICU New Study through North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) Finds Four-Year Baccalaureate University Contributed More Than $30 Million to Wake County …

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William Peace University Welcomes C-SPAN Executive, Howard Mortman, to Discuss New Media and Politics

William Peace University Welcomes C-SPAN Executive, Howard Mortman, to Discuss New Media and Politics C-SPAN’s Communications Director to give campus lecture on covering politics in Washington, D.C. through traditional and social media RALEIGH, N.C., February, 2015 – William Peace University, …

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William Peace University’s Michael Wolf Named to 2014-15 Academic All-District Team

William Peace University’s Michael Wolf Named to 2014-15 Academic All-District Team Senior Student-Athlete from Four-Year Baccalaureate University Selected to 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District ® Men’s Basketball Team RALEIGH, N.C., February 4, 2015 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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Important Message from WPU President, Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D.

It is with a heavy heart that William Peace University announces the passing of former Professor Emerita Dr. Janet Leonard Wester on Feb. 3, 2015. On behalf of the WPU community, we extend heartfelt condolences to the Wester family, her …

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William Peace University Hosts Award-Winning Musician and Spoken Word Artist in Live Concert as Part of Concert & Comedy Series and Black History Month Celebrations

William Peace University Hosts Award-Winning Musician and Spoken Word Artist in Live Concert as Part of Concert & Comedy Series and Black History Month Celebrations Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes A.B.Y.S.S. and the UpRite Lyons, Performing alongside WPU’s PhenoMEnal Student …

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William Peace University Welcomes Esteemed Actor, Director and Legendary Acting Coach Lynda Clark as a Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker and Visiting Guest Artist for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program

William Peace University Welcomes Lynda Clark as Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker and Visiting Guest Artist for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program Esteemed Actor, Director and Legendary Acting Coach to Speak at Local Four-Year Baccalaureate; Will Work with B.F.A. …

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William Peace University Presents Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series Event Featuring North Carolina Foodie, Author and Alumna Fanny Slater ’10

William Peace University Presents Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series Event Featuring North Carolina Foodie, Author and Alumna Fanny Slater ’10 Alumna from Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University to Discuss Her Journey to Become a Business Owner, Published Author, and Celebrity …

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