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  • November 23, 2014 William Peace University Singers Fall Concert The William Peace University Singers, led by Julie Ricciardi, will perform their fall concert in Kenan Hall on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 at 3 p.m. Formed in the fall of 2011, the WPU Singers act as ambassadors to the community, performing both sacred and secular music ranging from Pop, Contemporary, Christian, Gospel, Jazz, Country, Blues, Swing, Classical, Broadway and more. The troupe performs throughout the state and the region, most recently at the 2013 North Carolina State Governor’s Ball, annual performances at the Wake County First Responders Appreciation Breakfast, the LGBT Center Awards Gala, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Women’s Luncheons, the Heritage Calendar Gala, the 2013 Wake County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony, and they often appear at retirement centers, churches, schools and for retail openings. The University's glee club's is made up of some of the best and brightest students from across all majors. To learn more about the Singers, click here. Reserve your tickets here. view Event
  • November 24, 2014 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony on stage in Kenan Hall on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. 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. Additional Manning Series concerts this year include: Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three Manning Series events. We apologize, but this concert is now SOLD OUT. Thank you! William Peace University wishes to make this 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 Engagement@peace.edu or 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
  • December 1, 2014 WPU Community Lovefeast A Peace Christmas Tradition William Peace University invites members of the Peace community and our neighbors to join us for the annual WPU Community Lovefeast in Dinwiddie Chapel (Main Building, 2nd Floor). Rev. Dr. R. Lee Carter, our William C. Bennett Chaplain and Assistant Professor of Religion, welcomes members of the community to receive Communion during this festive event. A Lovefeast service is a service dedicated to Christian love and is most famously practiced by the Moravians. A Lovefeast seeks to strengthen the bonds and the spirit of harmony, goodwill, and congeniality, as well as to forgive past disputes and instead love one another. The Moravian Lovefeast is based on the Agape feast and the meals of the early churches described in the Bible in the Acts of the Apostles, which were partaken in unity and love. Traditionally for European, Canadian, and American Lovefeasts, a sweetened bun and coffee (sweetened milky tea in Germany, Holland and England) is served to the congregation in the pews by dieners (from the German for servers); before partaking, a simple table grace is said. The foods and drinks consumed from congregation may vary tremendously at the Lovefeast and are usually adapted from what the congregations have available. Services in some Colonial-era Lovefeasts, for example, used plain bread and water; some in Salem were known to have served beer. The Moravian Lovefeast also concentrates on the singing of hymns and listening to music which may come from the organ or choir. The songs and hymns chosen usually describe love and harmony. The congregation can talk quietly with their fellow brothers and sisters in Christ about their spiritual walk with God. The William Peace University Community Lovefeast will feature special student, faculty and staff speakers and dieners. Event Date: Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 Event Time: 6:00 p.m. Event Location: Dinwiddie Chapel, 2nd Floor of Main Building Admission: FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC   view Event

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William Peace University President Dr. Debra M. Townsley Named Mentor Within NCAA Outreach Program

Leader Of Four-Year Baccalaureate University Assists New Division III College Presidents And Chancellors With Insights About Governance   RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., …

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William Peace University To Offer Men’s Sports Starting Fall 2012

NCAA Division III University To Introduce Men’s Basketball, Cross Country, Golf Teams For 2012 Academic Year   RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced the offering of men’s basketball, cross …

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Peace basketball thinks pink

RALEIGH, NC – Peace College will show its support of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) "Pink Zone" this Saturday by wearing pink jerseys during its game against Ferrum College.   The “Pink Zone” program is a global, unified effort for …

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Peace Athletics Announces New Broadcast Arrangement

RALEIGH, NC — Peace College Director of Athletics Kelly Johnson announced a broadcast partnership with New Media Television Sports (NMTV Sports/NMTV.com) for the remainder of the basketball season and into the spring sports season.  The agreement allows for video of …

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Peace College Soccer Earns League Sportsmanship Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Wendy Jones   December 14, 2010   Fayetteville, N.C. – The USA South Athletic Conference office announced Monday the fall season sportsmanship honors. Peace College earned the award for women’s soccer, the third such honor for the …

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Pacer Hoops Open Wednesday; Tournament Friday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Wendy JonesNovember 16, 2010 Raleigh, N.C. – The Peace Pacers basketball team opens the 2010-2011 hoops season Wednesday, November 17, playing host to the Guilford College Quakers. Tipoff is slated for 7:00 pm in the Hermann Center …

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Nuesell Resigns as Head Coach of Peace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Wendy Jones November 16, 2010 Raleigh, N.C. – Peace College Head Cross Country Coach Jerry Nuesell resigned his post this week after serving two seasons with the Pacers.   Nuesell joined Peace College September 2008 as the …

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Softball Pacers Earn Academic Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Wendy Jones   November 11, 2010   Raleigh, N.C. – Four Peace College softball players received academic acclaim this month from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Allison Gilmore, Lindsey Haver, Kasie Moore, and Lindsey Moore earned at …

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Peace Volleyball Earns First Win

Danville, Va. – The Peace Pacers volleyball squad earned their first win tonight defeating USA South foe Averett University 3-1 on the road. First-year outside hitter Taylor Johnson earned 13 kills (.400) to lead PC to victory. This marks the first …

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Peace Soccer to Play at Koka Booth Stadium

Raleigh, N.C. – The Peace College soccer team opens the 2010 season September 1 playing host to Sweet Briar College at WakeMed Soccer Park’s Koka Booth Stadium in Cary, N.C. The non-conference contest against the Vixens will be the first …

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