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  • February 20, 2016 Presidential Open House for the Classes of 2004-2011 A Chance to Be Heard Dr. Brian C. Ralph, William Peace University's 11th President, extends a special invitation to Peace College alumnae from the Classes of 2004-2011 to come back to their Alma Mater for a private open house. Meet Dr. Ralph from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Drop by for a quick visit, a long talk, a campus tour, or anything in between. Main Parlor will be set to receive individuals or groups. R.S.V.P. by Feb. 13, 2016 by clicking here. Refreshments served. view Event
  • February 25, 2016 Twelfth Night by William Peace Theatre William Peace Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" directed by Dr. Wade Newhouse, Feb. 25-28, 2016. TICKETS: $15 Adult, $10 Faculty/Staff/Alumni, $5 Student REGISTER HERE William Peace Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy February 25 - 28 in Leggett Theatre on the campus of William Peace University.  Drawing inspiration from the romantic comedies of influential filmmaker John Hughes, the show’s design captures the exuberant teen romance of the 1980’s. Twins Viola and Sebastian have been separated from each other in a shipwreck along the coast of Illyria.  Disguising herself as a boy named Cesario, she enters the employ of Duke Orsino, who pines after the Lady Olivia.  As Orsino sends her to deliver messages of love to Olivia, she falls for him and Olivia falls for her.  Meanwhile, Olivia’s uncle, Sir Toby Belch, and a dimwitted knight named Sir Andrew Aguecheek, accompanied by various servants and clowns cause drunken mayhem and prank Olivia’s steward, Malvolio, into believing she is in love with him. Dr. Wade Newhouse directs this production.  At William Peace University he currently serves as the Interim Program Coordinator for Theatre and Musical Theatre, and teaches such courses as Composition, Children’s Literature, Southern Literature, Storytelling for Simulation, Critical Approaches to Film, and American Hauntings.  He has published articles and book chapters on a wide variety of authors, including Sir Walter Scott, Ambrose Bierce, William Faulkner, and Neil Gaiman.  He is the Assistant Director of Raleigh’s Village Idiots and has performed with that improvisational comedy troupe for over ten years.  As an actor, Dr. Newhouse has often appeared on the Peace stage, playing such roles as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Herr Schultz in Cabaret, the Narrator/Mysterious Man in Into the Woods, and the Chairman in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.  Dr. Newhouse has also performed with Bare Theatre, hiSTORYstage, and Forest Moon Theater. view Event
  • March 3, 2016 Charlotte Alumni Reception An Evening with Dr. Brian C. Ralph Charlotte-area alumni and friends are invited to a special "Meet and Greet the President" cocktail reception hosted by Amanda Hollingsworth '01, Patton & Cindy Pinkston McDowell '87 and Jim & Beth Michael Moncure '77. Event Location: Dressler's Restaurant, 1100 Metropolitan Ave #125, Charlotte, NC (Complimentary Parking Available) Event Date: March 3, 2016 Event Time: 6:00 p.m. R.S.V.P. by February 24, 2016 by clicking here. view Event

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William Peace University Launches Revamped Athletics Website

William Peace University Launches Revamped Athletics Website Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Works with Industry Leader SIDEARM Sports to Design Cutting-Edge Web Experience RALEIGH, N.C., July 31, 2015 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in the heart of …

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William Peace University Dedicates Campus Building to Alumna and Benefactor Elizabeth “Betsy” Moore Ruffin, Class of 1953

William Peace University Dedicates Campus Building to Alumna and Benefactor Elizabeth “Betsy” Moore Ruffin, Class of 1953 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Honor Late Alumna; Officially Dedicates Ruffin Hall RALEIGH, N.C., July 30, 2015 – William Peace University, …

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William Peace University Achieves Record Number of Student-Athletes on USA South Academic All-Conference Team

William Peace University Achieves Record Number of Student-Athletes on USA South Academic All-Conference Team Four-Year Baccalaureate University Records 65 Student-Athletes on 2014-15 USA South Academic All-Conference Team RALEIGH, N.C., July 13, 2015 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Announces New President: Brian C. Ralph, Ph.D.

William Peace University Announces New President: Brian C. Ralph, Ph.D. Four-Year Baccalaureate University Concludes Eight-Month National Search with Selection of Institution’s 11th President, Brian C. Ralph, Ph.D. RALEIGH, N.C., July 8, 2015 – William Peace University, a private four-year university …

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William Peace University Names Caleb Husmann as Head Men’s Soccer Coach

William Peace University Names Caleb Husmann as Head Men’s Soccer Coach Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Former College and Semi-Professional Player as New Coach of Third-Year Men’s Soccer Program RALEIGH, N.C., July 6, 2015 – William Peace University, a private four-year university …

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Alumna Leaves Largest-Ever Unrestricted Gift to William Peace University

Alumna Leaves Largest-Ever Unrestricted Gift to William Peace University Four-Year Baccalaureate University Receives Bequest in Excess of $1.5 Million Through Estate of Late Elizabeth “Betsy” Moore Ruffin ’53 RALEIGH, N.C., June 30, 2015 – With gratitude, William Peace University, a private four-year …

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William Peace University Launches New Academic Program Geared Toward College Transfer Students and Working Adults

William Peace University Launches New Academic Program Geared Toward College Transfer Students and Working Adults Four-Year Baccalaureate University Now Offering Classes Virtually Around the Clock through New FLEX (FLX) Program RALEIGH, N.C., June 23, 2015 – William Peace University, a …

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William Peace University Continues Trend of High Employment/Graduate School Placement Rate for Recent Graduates

William Peace University Continues Trend of High Employment/Graduate School Placement Rate for Recent Graduates For Second Consecutive Year, Four-Year Baccalaureate Finds 97 Percent Employment/Graduate School Placement Rate for Graduates RALEIGH, N.C., June 15, 2015 – William Peace University, a private four-year …

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Presidential Search Update

To the Peace Community, We are fully engaged in the search for our next president. As Peter Meehan, chair of the Search Committee, has reported earlier, we have retained an executive search firm to aid in the process. They have received …

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William Peace University Named Among Best Online Colleges in North Carolina by Affordable Colleges Online

William Peace University Named Among Best Online Colleges in North Carolina by Affordable Colleges Online Independent Education Organization Ranks William Peace University in Top 15 of “Best In-State Online Colleges” RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2015 – William Peace University, a private …

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