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  • September 4, 2014 Blake Vogt, Magician An Original Magic Show The William Peace University Arts and Events Committee welcomes magician Blake Vogt to the Kenan Hall stage! Blake Vogt is one of the top illusionists performing and creating magic today. At only 25 years old, he has already created magic for David Copperfield, David Blaine, Dynamo, and many other top magicians all over the world. Blake has performed his unique brand of magic all over the world for crowds ranging from 20 people to 2,000 people. His style of magic is fun and goofy and he always tries to make you smile whether its with a funny "trick" or a friggin' miracle. Blake currently resides in Los Angeles, CA and is staying busy creatively consulting for live theatre, musicians, television, and movies. He is also regularly performing his brand of off the wall magic for private events and functions all over the world. The only thing you will never see Blake do is pull a rabbit out of a hat... because sadly... he is very allergic to those adorable creatures. FREE ADMISSION. Student or Faculty/Staff I.D. or Season Ticket pass required for entry.   view Event
  • September 8, 2014 Manning Music Series Concert: Steve Elmer Jazz Trio Performs William Peace University kicks off the 2014-15 Manning Music Concert Series with a performance by the Steve Elmer Jazz Trio, live from New York City, on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kenan Hall. The Steve Elmer Trio features Steve Elmer (piano), Don Gladstone (bass), and Bobby Cohen (drums) playing jazz standards and original compositions. 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. The concerts this year include: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 featuring Broadway musicians Carolann Sanita and Lauren Kennedy, Visiting Professor of Music Theatre, in a "Broadway Comes to Peace" concert. Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 featuring North Carolina musicians. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 featuring North Carolina musicians. Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 featuring North Carolina musicians, alongside vocalists from the William Peace University Singers and within the Bachelor of Fine Arts major. William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. 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
  • September 9, 2014 Lunch & Learn: Proactive Health & Wellness William Peace University welcomes Dr. Josh McMillon from Proactive Health & Wellness in Raleigh, NC for the kick-off Lunch and Learn Series event on September 9, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Josh McMillon will speak on "Understanding Stress" for faculty, staff and Season Ticket holders. Dr. McMillon has a doctorate from University of Western States in Portland Oregon. His doctorate includes a masters level in nutrition all rolled into his doctorate program. He has also completed additional certifications in functional blood chemistry and nutrition from Apex Energetics and Standard Process seminars.  Proactive Health & Wellness has been part of the community for five years and is committed to giving back to many area nonprofits, helping ensure that the people of our community have opportunities to live well and live long. Tickets: Free Admission for WPU Faculty and Staff, and Season Ticket Holders. REGISTER HERE. view Event

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William Peace University Awarded One-Stop Shop Certification for Meetings, Conferences, and Events by ACCED-I

William Peace University Awarded One-Stop Shop Certification for Meetings, Conferences, and Events by ACCED-I Four-Year Baccalaureate Publicly Recognized by National Organization in Conference and Event Planning RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 28, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown …

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William Peace University Continues Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Mandaville on March 6

William Peace University Continues Speaker Series with Dr. Peter Mandaville on March 6 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Hosts Presentation & Discussion by Expert on Middle East & Islamic-U.S. Relations RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 25, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Continues Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series with William Henry Curry on Feb. 24

William Peace University Continues Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series with William Henry Curry on Feb. 24 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Celebrates Black History Month With Discussion on Music & Emancipation by Resident Conductor with the North Carolina Symphony RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. …

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William Peace University Forced To Cancel Performance by Steve Elmer Trio Due To Inclement Weather

William Peace University Forced To Cancel Performance by Steve Elmer Trio Due To Inclement Weather Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Attempts to Reschedule Concert by Popular Musical Group RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in …

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William Peace University Musical Theatre Hosts & Performs Award-Winning Rock Musical “Spring Awakening” Feb. 15-22

William Peace University Musical Theatre Hosts & Performs Award-Winning Rock Musical “Spring Awakening” Feb. 15-22 Musical Theatre Students at Four-Year Baccalaureate Perform Popular Musical for University Audience and Local Community RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year …

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William Peace University Announces Raleigh Mayor Nancy L. McFarlane as 2014 Commencement Speaker Along With Honorary Degree Recipients

William Peace University Announces Raleigh Mayor Nancy L. McFarlane as 2014 Commencement Speaker Along With Honorary Degree Recipients Local Four-Year Baccalaureate to Award Raleigh Mayor, Alumna, and Late Raleigh Physician with Honorary Doctorates RALEIGH, N.C., Feb 11, 2014 – William Peace …

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William Peace University Continues Lunch and Learn Series With Local Nonprofit The Green Chair Project on Feb. 12

William Peace University Continues Lunch and Learn Series With Local Nonprofit The Green Chair Project on Feb. 12 Co-Founder of Raleigh-Based Nonprofit Organization To Speak At Local Four-Year Baccalaureate RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 7, 2014 – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year …

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William Peace University Reschedules Screening Of Sundance Award-Winning Documentary “Inequality for All” For Feb. 18

William Peace University Reschedules Screening Of Sundance Award Winning Documentary “Inequality for All” For Feb. 18 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Displays Critically Acclaimed Documentary & Hosts Discussion On Income Inequality In U.S. RALEIGH, N.C., Jan 23, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Hosts Triangle Omicron Delta Kappa Centennial Celebration, Feb. 6

William Peace University Hosts Triangle Omicron Delta Kappa Centennial Celebration, Feb. 6 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Invites Triangle-Area ODK Members To Special Presentation & Networking Reception RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 21, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Hosts Workshop On Eating Disorders, Jan. 20

William Peace University Hosts Workshop On Eating Disorders, Jan. 20 Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Health Professionals & Hundreds Of Others To Discuss Treatments For Eating Disorders RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 16, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

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