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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 Announces Honor Society Inductees

By on April 20, 2012 7:49 pm

William Peace University is proud to announce the induction of 47 of its students into national academic honor societies this month. These students exemplify the meaning of lifelong learning, meaningful careers and building skills for ethical citizenship.

 

Beta Beta Beta

Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Since its founding in 1922, more than 200,000 persons have been accepted into lifetime membership, and more than 553 chapters have been established throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

 

Beta Beta Beta inductees 2012

Brittany Blackburn ‘13

Lindsey Haver ‘13

Rachel Lyons ‘13

Allana Jones ‘14

Al-Mounawara Yaya ‘13

Anna Weavil ‘13

 

 

Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Psi Chi’s sister honor society is Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges.

 

Psi Chi inductees 2012

Hannah Aldrich ‘12

Lindsay Allan ‘13

Sarah Blocker ‘13

Laura Braswell ‘12

Erin Wilber ‘15

 

 

Alpha Chi

Alpha Chi is a national college honor society that admits students from all academic disciplines. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed at least 59 hours of credit with a minimum GPA of 3.6 and must rank in the top 10 percent of their class. In the case of transfer students, at least 24 hours must have been completed at William Peace University, and both the overall GPA and the WPU GPA must meet these standards.

 

Alpha Chi inductees 2012

Maritza Abonza ‘13

Kelcey Beech ‘13

Steven Blankenship ‘12

Kiara Cobb ‘12

Caroline Jackson ‘13

Lindsey Johnson ‘14

Allana Jones ‘14

Adriana Liberty ‘13

Rebekah Link ‘13

Rachel Lyons ‘13

Hannelore Manchester ‘14

Hannah Murphy ‘13

Laura Murray ‘13

Andrea Pease ‘12

Amanda Rose ‘12

Trici’a Simmons ‘13

Amber Swan ‘13

Sharon Thomas ‘13

Sarah Troxler ‘13

Taylor White ‘13

Ariel Wortham ‘13

Shannon Wright ‘13     

Al- Mounawara Yaya ‘13

 

 

Sigma Tau Delta

With more than 800 active chapters located in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean, there are more than 1,000 faculty sponsors and approximately 9,000 members inducted annually.

 

The society strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies, while providing cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities.

 

Sigma Tau Delta inductees 2012

Lindsay Allan ‘13

Sarah Blocker ‘13

Kiara Cobb ‘14

Sarah Dameron ‘13

Joanna Domino ‘13

Huntley Edwards ‘13

Lindsey Haver ‘13

Rachel Lyons ‘13

Jacqueline Reiter ‘12

Lucy Beth Stone ‘13

Taylor White ‘13

Erin Wilber ‘15

Kendra Yearick ‘13

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