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  • February 3, 2015 Peace Corps Information Session The Office of Career Services invites William Peace University students to participate in a discussion about joining the Peace Corps. A representative from the Peace Corps will provide information on the requirements and expectations when participating in the program and how to apply. For additional questions, contact Barbara Efird, Director of the Office of Career Services. view Event
  • February 4, 2015 Job Fair Orientation Sponsored by the Office of Career Services Learn how to make a career fair work for you! Come to the Job Fair Orientation in the Career Center, Main 17, on Feb. 3, 2015 at noon or at 3:00 p.m. Questions? Contact Barbara Efird, M.Ed., LPC, Director of Career Services at (919) 508-2006 view Event
  • February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include:  DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Purchase Tickets Here PLEASE NOTE: This production is Rated-M for Mature Audiences due to language. 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 President Announces Retirement

William Peace University President Announces Retirement RALEIGH, N.C., October 13, 2014 – President Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D. has notified the Board of Trustees of her intent to retire effective June 30, 2015, after five years leading the University. During her …

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William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming Director of Advising Services

William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming Director of Advising Services Four-Year Baccalaureate Hires Academic Professional in New Advising Management Role RALEIGH, N.C., September 9, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to …

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William Peace University Announces New Degree Program for Registered Nurses; Names Dr. Molly Curry Program Director

William Peace University Announces New Degree Program for Registered Nurses; Names Dr. Molly Curry Program Director Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Hires DNP, RN, to Lead Expanded Curriculum (RN to BSN) in School of Professional Studies RALEIGH, N.C., April 8, 2014 – William …

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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, …

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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 RALEIGH, NC, Sept. 20, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

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William Peace University Names Dr. Cindy Gnadinger As Vice President for Academic Affairs

William Peace University Names Dr. Cindy Gnadinger As Vice President for Academic Affairs Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes New Academic Administrator With More Than 19 Years Experience  RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 5, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

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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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William Peace University Promotes Michelle Hemmer To Assistant Director Of Financial Aid

William Peace University Promotes Michelle Hemmer To Assistant Director Of Financial Aid Four-Year Baccalaureate University Promotes Financial Expert From Within To Serve As Assistant Director Of Financial Aid RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in …

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William Peace University’s Lynn Owens, Ph.D., Named A World Journalism Education Congress Finalist

William Peace University’s Lynn Owens, Ph.D., Named A World Journalism Education Congress Finalist Associate Professor Of Communication For Four-Year Baccalaureate University Co Authors Research Paper That Garners International Recognition At World Journalism Education Council Conference RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace …

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William Peace University’s Mary Lily Kenan Scholarship Awarded Grant By The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust

William Peace University’s Mary Lily Kenan Scholarship Awarded Grant By The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust Four-Year Baccalaureate University Receives Generous $170,000 Grant From Longtime Supporter RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in …

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