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  • May 13, 2016 Alumni Weekend 2016 Bloom Where You Were Planted! Alumni Weekend 2016 May 13-14, 2016 You spoke. We listened! Alumni Weekend is back this spring! Click here for the schedule. PAYMENT OPTIONS All Weekend Pass - $80 (Save $5), includes both Friday and Saturday events. Does NOT include Mimosas & Art due to space restrictions.* Click here. All-Day Saturday Pass - $60 (Save $5), includes all Saturday events. Does NOT include Mimosas & Art due to space restrictions.* Click here. "Orange, Lavender & Figs" Cookbook by Fanny Slater '09 - $12 (Save 46%) Pre-purchase the cookbook for Fanny to sign! Click here. *Mimosas and Art is a separate ticket. To register for all events, click here. To resister for Friday's event only, click here. We need YOUR help to invite classmates to attend. If you would like to nominate yourself or a classmate to serve as a reunion coordinator to work in partnership with the Alumni Board and the Office of Advancement, please contact Abby Coleman, alumni engagement admin, at Abby.Coleman@peace.edu or 919.508.ALUM. Don't forget to share on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) that you're coming home again. Use #AlumniWeekend2016WPU. Nominate a Classmate for an Award! Young Alumni Award 2016 - Read the criteria and enter your nomination here. Distinguished Service Award 2016 - Read the criteria and enter your nomination here. Distinguished Alumni Award 2016 - Read the criteria and enter your nomination here. The Fine Print: Please note cancelations with refunds are only available between Jan. 5 and March 31. There are no refunds after April 1, 2016 due to vendor commitments and beverage, food orders. Events with alcohol are for those age 21+. For questions or concerns, please call 919.508.ALUM. view Event
  • May 13, 2016 Buds-N-Brew A Young Alumni Kickoff Reception to Alumni Weekend 2016! Click HERE to register! William Peace University invites all Young Alumni to Cloud's Brewery in downtown Raleigh for the kick-off to Alumni Weekend 2016. $20 gets you three drinks at the bar and food from 6-8 p.m. Bring your bud. We'll bring the beer. (Don't forget to designate a driver!) Sponsored by WPU's Office of Advancement and the Alumni Board. When     Friday, May 13, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) Where     Clouds Brewing - 126 North West Street Raleigh, NC 27603 REGISTER NOW. view Event

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#PeopleOfPeace: Justin Johnson, Creating Worlds as a Game Designer and Professor

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#PeopleOfPeace: Justin Johnson, Creating Worlds as a Game Designer and Professor

It’s not just fun and games for Justin Johnson, Assistant Professor of Simulation and Game Design (SGD) at WPU, who seems to be immersed in a real-life Role Playing Game, or RPG for true gamers. For every talent that Johnson …

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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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Raleigh Continues Trend of National Rankings; Listed as No. 4 Best Place to Live in United States

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Raleigh Continues Trend of National Rankings; Listed as No. 4 Best Place to Live in United States

Raleigh, which WPU proudly calls home, has been awarded another top ranking by another top publication – this time, the City of Oaks is officially the No. 4 ”Best Place to Live in the United States” according to U.S. News & World …

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Campus Officials Spread Awareness of #WPUSafeSpringBreak

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Campus Officials Spread Awareness of #WPUSafeSpringBreak

“Spring break is coming up and kids look forward to partying and going to see their friends from other schools.” That quote sums up what many students from across the country plan to do over the next 7-9 days, according …

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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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Former WPU Valedictorian, Michael Wolf '15, Enjoying New Career as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Emory & Henry College

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Former WPU Valedictorian, Michael Wolf ’15, Enjoying New Career as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Emory & Henry College

You may not think a student with a 4.0 cumulative grade point average would want to be a basketball coach, but recent William Peace University graduate and Valedictorian Michael Wolf always knew that’s what he wanted to do. “Since I was a kid, …

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#PeopleOfPeace: Catching Up with Coach Dobbins

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#PeopleOfPeace: Catching Up with Coach Dobbins

William Peace university Head Softball Coach Charlie Dobbins has been a staple in the WPU Athletics Department. Leading the lady Pacers for nearly 20 years, he’s experienced the ups and downs of a program. After coming up a few outs …

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#PrepareAtPeace: A Day In The Life Of A Student Teacher

CARY, NC – Penny Road Elementary at 8:00 a.m. is abuzz with activity as teachers and school officials scurry about, readying for the day — it is the calm before the storm. Down a long, bright hallway, student teacher Paige …

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#PeopleOfPeace: University's Lauren E. Gerber Named One of Emerging Women NC’s Women Leaders for 2016

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#PeopleOfPeace: University’s Lauren E. Gerber Named One of Emerging Women NC’s Women Leaders for 2016

Lauren E. Gerber, Interim Office of Advancement Director and Director of Communications and Outreach, has leapt many hurdles in her career. Having worked in corporate, nonprofit, and education since 1994, she’s just about done it all. A William Peace University …

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