Upcoming Events
  • August 2, 2014 Alumni Cocktail Party Come celebrate with us! The Office of Engagement invites you to an end-of-summer Alumni Cocktail Party hosted by the Alumni Board. The Peace College / William Peace University alumni event will be held in Main Parlor and Main Patio where we will welcome some of our newest alumni. R.S.V.P. ONLINE BY JULY 28, 2014 - CLICK HERE view Event
  • September 8, 2014 Manning Music Series Concert: Steve Elmer Jazz Trio Performs William Peace University kicks off the 2014-15 Manning Music Concert Series with a performance by the Steve Elmer Jazz Trio, live from New York City, on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kenan Hall. The Steve Elmer Trio features Steve Elmer (piano), Don Gladstone (bass), and Bobby Cohen (drums) playing jazz standards and original compositions. Admission is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC, but RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. 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. The concerts this year include: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 featuring Broadway musicians Carolann Sanita and Lauren Kennedy, Visiting Professor of Music Theatre, in a "Broadway Comes to Peace" concert.* Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 featuring an Octet of the North Carolina Symphony's Principal wind players. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony and their guest soloist and composer, Timo Andres. Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony and their Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and North Carolina native, Caroline Adelaide Shaw, alongside vocalists from the William Peace University Singers and within the Bachelor of Fine Arts major. * Note, the Broadway Comes to Peace concert is $10 for adults; $5 for students. All other Manning Series Concerts are free and open to the public with reservations required for general admission reserved seating. William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. view Event
  • September 9, 2014 Lunch & Learn: Proactive Health & Wellness William Peace University welcomes Dr. Josh McMillon from Proactive Health & Wellness in Raleigh, NC for the kick-off Lunch and Learn Series event on September 9, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Josh McMillon has a doctorate from University of Western States in Portland Oregon. His doctorate includes a masters level in nutrition all rolled into his doctorate program. He has also completed additional certifications in functional blood chemistry and nutrition from Apex Energetics and Standard Process seminars.  Proactive Health & Wellness has been part of the community for five years and is committed to giving back to many area nonprofits, helping ensure that the people of our community have opportunities to live well and live long. Tickets: $5 Students/ $10 Adults, lunch is included. REGISTER HERE. view Event

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William Peace University Expands Male-Student Athletics Department With New Men’s Tennis Program

William Peace University Expands Male-Student Athletics Department With New Men’s Tennis Program Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Adds Men’s Tennis Program To Be Led By Veteran Coach Jeron Baker RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 19, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year …

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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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William Peace University Names Jeff Gonza As Sports Information Director

William Peace University Names Jeff Gonza As Sports Information Director Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Director As Sports Media Liaison RALEIGH, N.C., SEPT. 24, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Jeff …

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William Peace University Hosts Admissions Open House With Former NBA Guard “Spudd” Webb As Speaker

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Invites Prospective Students And Families To Attend April 6 Admissions Open House RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the university will host its admissions open …

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William Peace University And Meredith College Hosts 8th Annual Softball Doubleheader

  Four-Year Baccalaureate University Continues Athletic Tradition In Support Of The Pretty In Pink Foundation’s Fight Against Breast Cancer RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that it will host …

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William Peace University President Appointed To NCAA Division III President’s Council

Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., To Serve As Committee Member For NCAA Division III President’s Council Through 2017 RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that President Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., …

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William Peace University Softball Team Ranks Among Top 50 Division III Schools In Academics

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Earns Second Place Among USA South Conference RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that members of the 2011-2012 women’s softball team finished 48th out of more …

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William Peace University Hires Chris Duty To Serve As First Head Baseball Coach

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Expands Athletic Department With The Addition Of Baseball Coach For The Spring 2014 Team RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Chris Duty has been named …

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William Peace University Names Rod Williams Head Cross Country Coach

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Williams To Lead Men And Women’s Cross Country Teams RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced the hiring of Rod Williams as the head coach for …

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William Peace University Names Zane Hill As Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Williams To Lead First-Ever Men’s Soccer Team RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Zane Hill has been hired as the university’s head men’s soccer …

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