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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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WPU Hosts Anand Giridharadas

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WPU Hosts Anand Giridharadas, New York Times Columnist & Author

WPU has the distinct pleasure of hosting Anand Giridharadas on Wednesday, September 28th for a lecture, keynote address and book signing. Giridharadas is a biweekly columnist for the New York Times and author. His most recent book, The True American: …

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WPU Hosts Women's Theatre Festival Public Forum

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William Peace University welcomes the Women’s Theatre Festival for a public forum

William Peace University will proudly host a public forum for the Women’s Theatre Festival on Saturday, September 3rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Flowe 110. The panel, “Body Types, Stereotypes, and Typecasting” focuses on the inherent biases theatre …

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WPU Hosts “Instant Decision Days” August 4-5

As the fall semester quickly approaches, WPU is helping simplify the admissions process by hosting “Instant Decision Days” on both Thursday and Friday, August 4-5. Virtually everything admissions-related can be accomplished in one visit to campus. No appointments are needed …

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

William Peace University will host its 144th Commencement Ceremony this Saturday, May 7, 2016, on Main Lawn located at 15 East Peace St. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and will be the first full graduating class of William …

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WPU Hosts Admitted Student Day & Open House

William Peace University will host two events for prospective students this Saturday, April 23, 2016: Admitted Student Day and Open House. More than 100 prospective students, their friends, and family members are expected to tour campus, meet WPU faculty and staff members, …

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WPU to Host Largest Open House of Year, Saturday, March 19, 2016

William Peace University is expected to host its largest Open House event of the academic year on Saturday, March 19, 2016. More than 150 prospective students, their friends, and family members are expected to tour campus, meet WPU faculty and …

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William Peace University Brings Vonnegut’s Version of “The Soldier’s Tale” To the Stage in Partnership with the North Carolina Symphony

William Peace University’s Manning Music Series, a collaboration between the University and the North Carolina Symphony, presents Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale as re-worked by Kurt Vonnegut. The concert will be preceded by a discussion of the work by Dr. …

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WPU Opens "The Stable" With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

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WPU Officially Opens “The Stable” on Campus With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

WPU Athletics has knocked it out of the park once again – this time with a year-round, on-campus training facility for University baseball and softball players known as “The Stable.” The 4,000 square-foot facility was officially dedicated late last month …

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WPU Hosts National Softball Tournament This Weekend: 2016 Grand Slam Triangle Classic

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WPU Hosts National Softball Tournament This Weekend: 2016 Grand Slam Triangle Classic

William Peace University is set to host the 10th annual Grand Slam Triangle Classic this Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28, at USA Baseball in Cary. The tournament features five teams ranked in the national top 20 from all parts …

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William Peace University Welcomes Lincoln Center President: Jed Bernstein

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William Peace University Welcomes Lincoln Center President: Jed Bernstein

William Peace University Welcomes Lincoln Center President: Jed Bernstein WPU and Burning Coal Theatre will Host An Evening with Famed Theatre Producer Jed Bernstein  William Peace University is pleased to host “An Evening with Jed Bernstein”, President of the Lincoln …

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