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

Student News

drood 2

| Alumni News, Arts & Events, Student News, University News

William Peace University Hosts New Production Of The Mystery Of Edwin Drood By Rupert Holmes

William Peace University Hosts New Production Of The Mystery Of Edwin Drood By Rupert Holmes Four-Year Baccalaureate University Presents Production Directed By Jason Dula, WPU’s Associate Professor Of Musical Theatre RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 19, 2013 - William Peace University, a private …

View Article

Carter, Dr Lee  web

| Academic News, Alumni News, Student News, University News

William Peace University Continues Lunch And Learn Series With The Rev. Dr. Lee Carter on Nov. 13

William Peace University Continues Lunch and Learn Series With The Rev. Dr. Lee Carter on Nov. 13 William C. Bennett Chaplain To Explain How Timeless Myths And Stories Can Shape The Lives Of Individuals RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2013 – William …

View Article

WPU_secondary_CMYK_original

| Alumni News, Arts & Events, Student News, University News

William Peace University Presents The South Carolina Broadcasters Harmonic Trio Thursday, Nov. 7

William Peace University Presents The South Carolina Broadcasters Harmonic Trio Thursday, Nov. 7 Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Harmonic Trio Featuring Current Student As Part Of The 2013-2014 Performing Arts Season RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 31, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year …

View Article

classroom_1

| Academic News, Alumni News, School of Professional Studies, Student News, University News

William Peace University Nationally Ranked In Top 10 For Internships

William Peace University Ranked In Top 10 Nationally for Internships According to U.S News & World Report, WPU Among the Best in Nation Regarding Internships RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

View Article

WPU_secondary_CMYK_original

| Alumni News, Arts & Events, Student News, University News

William Peace University Continues Lunch And Learn Series With Valerie G. Hall, Ph.D., On Oct. 16

William Peace University Continues Lunch And Learn Series With Valerie G. Hall, Ph.D., On Oct. 16 Professor Emeritus Of History To Discuss How The Work English Women Undertook From 1860-1939 Shaped Their Life Experiences RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 – William …

View Article

Joshua Neeves airbrush

| Academic News, Alumni News, Student News, University News

William Peace University Names Joshua Neaves Assistant Director of Residential Life & Housing

William Peace University Names Joshua Neaves Assistant Director of Residential Life & Housing Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Staff Member To Ensure Student Safety And Assist In Housing Needs RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

View Article

WPU_secondary_CMYK_original

| Academic News, Alumni News, Athletic News, Student News, University News

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 …

View Article

Kiara Allison AB

| Academic News, Student News, University News

William Peace University Names Kiara F. Allison Area Coordinator Of Residence Life And Housing

William Peace University Names Kiara F. Allison Area Coordinator Of Residence Life And Housing Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Allison To Oversee Three On-Campus Residence Halls RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 30, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

View Article

Jeff Gonza airbrush

| Athletic News, Student News, University News

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 …

View Article

Kusko, Beth Airbrush web

| Academic News, School of Professional Studies, Student News, University News

William Peace University Names Dr. Elizabeth Kusko as Visiting Assistant Professor

William Peace University Names Dr. Elizabeth Kusko as Visiting Assistant Professor Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Political Science Instructor with Three Years of Professional Experience. William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Elizabeth Kusko, MA, …

View Article

← Older posts Newer posts →
none