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  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster Free Comedy Show The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April and will perform a FREE COMEDY SHOW FOR WPU STUDENTS at 7:00 p.m. on Class Day prior to Late Night Breakfast. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: FREE Click Here for Registration & Tickets view Event
  • April 24, 2014 Alumni Event: School of Professional Studies An After Hours Gathering in Main Parlor The Office of Engagement invites all William Peace University School of Professional Studies' graduates back for an after hours gathering in Main Parlor, hosted by Alumni Board member and SPS graduate, Maria H. Ewing '12. R.S.V.P. to Engagement@peace.edu by April 20. Or, register online here. EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2014 EVENT TIME: 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. LOCATION: Main Parlor, 1st Floor, Main Building Questions? Contact us at 919.508.2362 or email us here. view Event
  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster In Concert The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Schedule: Private Student Performance, 7-8 p.m., Kenan Hall Pre-Show Public Reception (for ticket holders to the adult show) 8-9 p.m., 2nd Floor Kenan Hall Public Performance, 9-10 p.m., Kenan Hall Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: $18 Adults / $16 Senior Citizens / $16 Alumni / $16 Faculty & Staff (Note: a 6.75% entertainment tax is included in the ticket price.) Click Here for Registration & Tickets 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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