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  • March 10, 2015 Teacher Network Fair Presented by the Office of Career Services The William Peace University Office of Career Services invites WPU students to attend the Teacher Network Fair held in conjunction with Meredith College. The event is scheduled for March 10, 2015 in Belk Dining Hall on the Meredith College campus from 9:30-11:30 a.m. This is a Career fair for education majors seeking teaching positions; Private and public schools systems from the southeast will be in attendance. Questions? Contact Barbara Efird, Director of Career Services. view Event
  • March 17, 2015 WPU Speaker Series: Howard Mortman of C-SPAN William Peace University welcomes C-SPAN Communications Director Howard Mortman as part of the William Peace University FREE Guest Speaker Series on March 17th at 3:30 p.m. in Kenan Auditorium. Mortman comes to William Peace University as part of the Scripps Howard/AEJMC Social Media Fellowship Program. WPU Associate Professor of Communication, Dr. Lynn Owens, won the competitive fellowship and spent two weeks in Washington, D.C. working with Mortman and his team at C-SPAN this past June. On his visit to WPU, Mortman will also be guest lecturing in Communications courses and working with students one-on-one to review their professional portfolios. During his campus visit, he will discuss the exciting and often tumultuous challenge of covering politics in Washington, D.C., as well as how social media is being used to reach and engage audiences. Members of the WPU Community and local media professionals are invited to attend at no cost.  To reserve your spot, click here. About Howard Mortman Howard Mortman is a member of the executive leadership team for the nation's only public affairs cable TV network, and leads the organization’s million-followers-strong social media efforts.  Mortman worked previously as Public Affairs Directors for New Media Strategies, and as the Communications Director for the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors. He was also a producer for the MSNBC Program “Hardball with Chris Matthews.” About William Peace University: William Peace University is located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina. It was founded in 1857 as Peace Institute, offering education for boys and girls in primary grades and to women from high school to college. Peace, an all-women’s college, became a four-year baccalaureate college and graduated its first bachelor’s students in August of 1996. Exclusively an all-women's institution for its first 152 years, Peace began offering coeducational evening courses through the William Peace School of Professional Studies in 2009. In 2011, Peace College transitioned to William Peace University and began admitting male students to its day program in fall 2012. Its mission is to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. On average, more than 90 percent of the university’s graduates are placed in jobs or graduate school within one year of graduation. William Peace University wishes to make all events accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), Titles I and II of the ADA of 1990, and Sections 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  Reasonable accommodations to fully participate in on-campus events may be made by contacting the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362.  For more information, please visit http://www.peace.edu. 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
  • March 17, 2015 Founder's Day Celebration & Cake! Get a Piece of Cake & a Piece of History, too! The William Peace University community is invited to a special Founder's Day celebration in Main Parlor. Stop by for a piece of cake and a piece of history, with words from WPU's William C. Bennett Chaplain Rev. Dr. R. Lee Carter at noon! To register a seat for this FREE event, R.S.V.P. by March 12, 2015 by clicking 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

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William Peace University Hosts Fourth Annual Holiday Story Hour With Santa Saturday, Dec. 7

William Peace University Hosts Fourth Annual Holiday Story Hour With Santa Saturday, Dec. 7 Four-Year Baccalaureate University Invites Children To Special Story Reading For The Holidays And A Visit From Mr. And Mrs. Claus RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 2, 2013 – …

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William Peace University Hosts Annual Community Moravian Lovefeast Service On Sunday, Dec. 8

William Peace University Hosts Annual Community Moravian Lovefeast Service On Sunday, Dec. 8 Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Invites Community Members To Attend Traditional Holiday Religious Event RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 25, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Continues Speaker Series With Presentation By Korrel Kanoy, Ph.D., Dec. 7

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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William Peace University Presents Manning Chamber Music Concert Season Kick-Off Opening Event And Pre-Reception

William Peace University Presents Manning Chamber Music Concert Season Kick-Off Opening Event And Pre-Reception Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hosts Start Of Seventh Annual Manning Chamber Music Concert Series In Partnership With The North Carolina Symphony On Sept. 30  RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. …

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William Peace University Hosts Concert Performance By Chris Hendricks

William Peace University Hosts Concert Performance By Chris Hendricks Local Musical Talent To Hold Outdoor Performance On Saturday, Sept. 21 At Four-Year Baccalaureate University For Greater Raleigh Community  RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

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William Peace University Singers To Perform At North Chapel Hill Baptist Church On Aug. 25

William Peace University Singers To Perform At North Chapel Hill Baptist Church On Aug. 25 Vocal Group Of Four-Year Baccalaureate University To Sing A Wide Repertoire Of Sacred Music At Worship Service RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 23, 2013 – William Peace University, a …

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William Peace University Presents Leadership Speakers Series With Joseph B. Washington, Adam Shepard

William Peace University Presents Leadership Speakers Series With Joseph B. Washington, Adam Shepard Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hosts Its Fall 2013 Speaker Series Presented By Duke Energy Featuring Native North Carolinians As Guests  RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private …

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