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  • September 30, 2016 Manning Music Series Concert: IBMA Bluegrass Festival FREE CONCERT ON THE LAWN William Peace University invites you to a FREE bluegrass concert on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at 4 p.m., featuring The Counterclockwise Stage Band (4 p.m.) and the South Carolina Broadcasters (5 p.m.) on our Main Stage, as part of the World of Bluegrass (International Bluegrass Music Association) festival in Raleigh. This free concert kicks off our 5-concert Manning Music Series and the celebration of the Series' 10th Anniversary.  The concert will be performed on the Main Lawn. Free parking in any of our University lots. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE. Bring a picnic, your lawn chairs, or a blanket and enjoy this free bluegrass concert made possible through the Manning Music Series Endowment Fund! Refreshments available. (NOTE: Alcohol is prohibited.) #IBMA  #WPU  #MANNING10 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 University Advancement at 919.508.2680. Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least five business days prior to the event view Event
  • 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
  • October 28, 2016 WPU Golf Tournament 2016 Tee It High and Let It Fly! Join local and regional golfers at William Peace University's fall golf tournament on October 28, 2016. Proceeds benefit WPU's Pacer Club (Athletics Dept.). REGISTER HERE     Hedingham Golf Club     12:00 p.m. Check-In     1:00 p.m. Shotgun Start     $125 entry fee/$400 per team.     Tee Sponsorships $100 per hole Tickets include:     Cart and Greens fees     Range Balls     Dinner     Two drink tickets     Individual awards     Team prizes     Hole In One Contest     Closest to the Pin Contest Become a Tee Sponsor Tee Sponsorship - $100 Click here and then enter "New Gift" designated to "The Loyalty Fund" restricted to "tee sponsorship" and in the memo line enter your business name. If you would like to send your logo to us after you pay securely online, send it to advancement@peace.edu. Please send a high res EPS or JPG. Questions? Contact Coach Charlie Dobbins at Charlie.Dobbins@peace.edu or 919-508-2330 or Coach Chris Duty at Chris.Duty@peace.edu or 919-508-2331. view Event

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ALERT: Open House Canceled on Saturday, January 23, 2016

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

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

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