Upcoming Events
  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster Free Comedy Show The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April and will perform a FREE COMEDY SHOW FOR WPU STUDENTS at 7:00 p.m. on Class Day prior to Late Night Breakfast. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: FREE Advance Ticketing Now Closed. Get Your Tickets at the Door. view Event
  • April 24, 2014 Alumni Event: School of Professional Studies An After Hours Gathering in Main Parlor The Office of Engagement invites all William Peace University School of Professional Studies' graduates back for an after hours gathering in Main Parlor, hosted by Alumni Board member and SPS graduate, Maria H. Ewing '12. R.S.V.P. to Engagement@peace.edu by April 20. Or, register online here. EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2014 EVENT TIME: 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. LOCATION: Main Parlor, 1st Floor, Main Building Questions? Contact us at 919.508.2362 or email us here. view Event
  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster In Concert The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Schedule: Private Student Performance, 7-8 p.m., Kenan Hall Pre-Show Public Reception (for ticket holders to the adult show) 8-9 p.m., 2nd Floor Kenan Hall Public Performance, 9-10 p.m., Kenan Hall Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: $18 Adults / $16 Senior Citizens / $16 Alumni / $16 Faculty & Staff (Note: a 6.75% entertainment tax is included in the ticket price.) Advance Ticketing Now Closed. Get Your Tickets at the Door. view Event

Go to Event Calendar »

Subscribe to RSS

School of Professional Studies

Kevin Rist 2

| Academic News, School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Names Kevin Rist As Admissions Counselor

William Peace University Names Kevin Rist As Admissions Counselor Four-Year Baccalaureate University Expands Admissions Department With The Hiring Of Experienced Student Recruiter RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Kevin …

View Article

Julie Fleming

| Academic News, School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming As School Of Professional Studies Academic Advisor

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Fleming To Provide Students Academic Advisement And Assistance RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Julie B. Fleming has been named the academic advisor of …

View Article

Bobby Marshall headshot

| School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Names Bobby Marshall As Admissions Counselor

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Counselor With More Than Five Years Of Admissions Experience For School Of Professional Studies RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Bobby Marshall has been …

View Article

Gwyn Peters - William Peace University

| School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Names Gwyn Peters New Administrative Assistant

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Adds Administrative Assistant To The School Of Professional Studies RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Gwyn Peters has been named administrative assistant for the School …

View Article

McLaren, Lori

| School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Names Lori Holcomb McClaren, Ph.D., As Director Of Online Programs

Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Adds New Director For The School Of Professional Studies RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Lori Holcomb McClaren, Ph.D., has been named director of …

View Article

sat_at_peace

| School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Launches Saturdays@Peace Program To Learn And Earn A Degree On Weekends

Four-Year Baccalaureate University To Hold Affordable Classes On Saturdays As An Option For Students To Obtain A Bachelor’s Degree RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the School of …

View Article

| School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Names Veatrice Carabine School Of Professional Studies Director

Four-Year Baccalaureate College Hires Massachusetts Educator With More Than 14 Years Of Experience To Lead University School Of Professional Studies   RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Veatrice …

View Article

| Academic News, School of Professional Studies, University News

William Peace University Announces Partnership With Wake Technical Community College For Transfer2Success Program

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Partners With Local Community College For College Transfer Program   RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced Transfer2Success, a partnership with Wake Technical Community College offering students …

View Article

Newer posts →
none