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  • February 20, 2016 Presidential Open House for the Classes of 2004-2011 A Chance to Be Heard Dr. Brian C. Ralph, William Peace University's 11th President, extends a special invitation to Peace College alumnae from the Classes of 2004-2011 to come back to their Alma Mater for a private open house. Meet Dr. Ralph from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Drop by for a quick visit, a long talk, a campus tour, or anything in between. Main Parlor will be set to receive individuals or groups. R.S.V.P. by Feb. 13, 2016 by clicking here. Refreshments served. view Event
  • February 25, 2016 Twelfth Night by William Peace Theatre William Peace Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" directed by Dr. Wade Newhouse, Feb. 25-28, 2016. TICKETS: $15 Adult, $10 Faculty/Staff/Alumni, $5 Student REGISTER HERE William Peace Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy February 25 - 28 in Leggett Theatre on the campus of William Peace University.  Drawing inspiration from the romantic comedies of influential filmmaker John Hughes, the show’s design captures the exuberant teen romance of the 1980’s. Twins Viola and Sebastian have been separated from each other in a shipwreck along the coast of Illyria.  Disguising herself as a boy named Cesario, she enters the employ of Duke Orsino, who pines after the Lady Olivia.  As Orsino sends her to deliver messages of love to Olivia, she falls for him and Olivia falls for her.  Meanwhile, Olivia’s uncle, Sir Toby Belch, and a dimwitted knight named Sir Andrew Aguecheek, accompanied by various servants and clowns cause drunken mayhem and prank Olivia’s steward, Malvolio, into believing she is in love with him. Dr. Wade Newhouse directs this production.  At William Peace University he currently serves as the Interim Program Coordinator for Theatre and Musical Theatre, and teaches such courses as Composition, Children’s Literature, Southern Literature, Storytelling for Simulation, Critical Approaches to Film, and American Hauntings.  He has published articles and book chapters on a wide variety of authors, including Sir Walter Scott, Ambrose Bierce, William Faulkner, and Neil Gaiman.  He is the Assistant Director of Raleigh’s Village Idiots and has performed with that improvisational comedy troupe for over ten years.  As an actor, Dr. Newhouse has often appeared on the Peace stage, playing such roles as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Herr Schultz in Cabaret, the Narrator/Mysterious Man in Into the Woods, and the Chairman in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.  Dr. Newhouse has also performed with Bare Theatre, hiSTORYstage, and Forest Moon Theater. view Event
  • March 3, 2016 Charlotte Alumni Reception An Evening with Dr. Brian C. Ralph Charlotte-area alumni and friends are invited to a special "Meet and Greet the President" cocktail reception hosted by Amanda Hollingsworth '01, Patton & Cindy Pinkston McDowell '87 and Jim & Beth Michael Moncure '77. Event Location: Dressler's Restaurant, 1100 Metropolitan Ave #125, Charlotte, NC (Complimentary Parking Available) Event Date: March 3, 2016 Event Time: 6:00 p.m. R.S.V.P. by February 24, 2016 by clicking here. view Event

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William Peace University Announces Class Awards

By on April 30, 2012 11:09 am

William Peace University recently announced its Class Day winners and Awards Day recipients for 2011-2012.

 

Class Day Winners:

In order to win the distinction, students are first nominated by faculty and staff of the university and then voted on by their peers.

 

Outstanding Seniors:
Becky Davis ‘12

Kristen Fitzpatrick ‘12

Leigh Wallace Hines ‘12

Samantha Pendergraft ‘12

Taylor Shaw-Adams ‘12

 

Outstanding Juniors:
Dalia Dahir ‘13

Sarah Dameron ‘13

Sidney Edwards ‘13

 

Outstanding Sophomores:

Katie Barrett ‘14

Cecilia Dhali ‘14

Rubi Hernandez ‘14

 

Outstanding First-Years:

Kandyce Jones ‘15

Sarah Osborne ‘15

Callie Yohn ‘15

 

Click here for Class Day pictures!

 

Awards Day Recipients:

 

  • Artemisia Award in Visual Art: Jeanna Buck ’13 & Rebekah Link ‘13
  • BIOS Award in Biological Science: Tricia Tran ‘12
  • W. Robert Everett Business Achievement Award: Kelcey Beech ‘13
  • Ida Withers Currie Award: Felicia Hilton ‘12
  • Schwertman Award for Excellence in English: Jessica Dixon ‘12
  • Penny Poetry Award: Sierra Alley ‘13, Barbara Allen Cates ‘13, Jessica Dixon ‘12 and Emily Kinney ‘12
  • Elizabeth Gibson Taylor Prose Award: Ariel Wortham ‘13The Peace Times Award: Taylor Shaw-Adams ‘12
  • Mary Pate Currie Humanities Award: Ariel Wortham ‘13
  • Tyner-Crossno Award in History & Political Science: Taylor White ‘13
  • Nancy J. Frazier Student Service Award: Shauna Yates ‘13
  • QEP Ethics Case Competition Winner: Katelyn McHale ‘15

 

 

Click here for pictures of Student Showcase and Awards Day!

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