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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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#PeopleOfPeace: Charles Duncan, Ph.D., Named Vice President for Academic Affairs

William Peace University is proud to name long-time WPU Professor and Department Chair, Charles Duncan, Ph.D., as the University’s Vice President for Academic Affairs. Duncan has served as Interim Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs for the last year, having …

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WPU Announces Free Books for Students Beginning Fall of 2016

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#PrepareAtPeace: Terrace Myles ’16 Reflects On His Time at WPU

When the lights go on and the cameras start rolling, it’s obvious Terrace Myles, a communications major, also elected ”Mr. Peace” by his fellow class members, feels comfortable in his own skin. The soon-to-be-graduate feels at home in front of the …

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#WPUGrad2016: WPU Hosts 144th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7

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William Peace University Receives $2,000 Grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation to Support WPU’s Office of Career Services

William Peace University received a $2,000 grant from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to support the institution’s Office of Career Services programs and WPU students. Enterprise Holdings has been a consistent supporter of the program, increasing its support each year for …

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#PeopleOfPeace: Mama Sheri’s Lifelong Journey To Peace

Spring sunlight pours through the windows of the Dinwiddie Chapel, lighting up the nervous face of Sheri Jacobs Keasler. “Mama Sheri”, as she has been lovingly coined, is no stranger to a lively conversation, but as she preps for her …

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William Peace University and Wake Tech Partner for Simulation & Gaming Degree Initiative

William Peace University and Wake Technical Community College are paving the way for gamers in the Triangle and beyond. Under a new agreement, graduates of the two-year Simulation and Game Development program at Wake Tech will have guaranteed admission to …

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Brian C. Ralph, Ph.D. Officially Installed as #11thPeacePrez

William Peace University is celebrating the official installtion of its 11th President, Brian C. Ralph, Ph.D. Surrounded by family, friends, colleagues, and the WPU community, Ralph was officially sworn into office on Friday, April 15, in Dinwiddie Chapel, located on campus …

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Dr. Ralph: Why Location Matters

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William Peace University Sends Record Number of Students to national research conference, NCUR

William Peace University is proud to announce it is sending a university record nine students to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), an annual event that promotes and displays research projects being performed at the undergraduate level at universities across …

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