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  • December 1, 2015 Christmas Lovefeast Chapel Service A Peace Christmas Tradition William Peace University invites members of the Peace community and its neighbors to join us for the annual Christmas Lovefeast Chapel Service in Dinwiddie Chapel (Main Building, 2nd Floor). Rev. Dr. R. Lee Carter, our William C. Bennett Chaplain and Assistant Professor of Religion, welcomes members of the community to receive Communion during this festive event. A Lovefeast service is a service dedicated to Christian love and is most famously practiced by the Moravians. A Lovefeast seeks to strengthen the bonds and the spirit of harmony, goodwill, and congeniality, as well as to forgive past disputes and instead love one another. The Moravian Lovefeast is based on the Agape feast and the meals of the early churches described in the Bible in the Acts of the Apostles, which were partaken in unity and love. Traditionally for European, Canadian, and American Lovefeasts, a sweetened bun and coffee (sweetened milky tea in Germany, Holland and England) is served to the congregation in the pews by dieners (from the German for servers); before partaking, a simple table grace is said. The foods and drinks consumed from congregation may vary tremendously at the Lovefeast and are usually adapted from what the congregations have available. Services in some Colonial-era Lovefeasts, for example, used plain bread and water; some in Salem were known to have served beer. The Moravian Lovefeast also concentrates on the singing of hymns and listening to music which may come from the organ or choir. The songs and hymns chosen usually describe love and harmony. The congregation can talk quietly with their fellow brothers and sisters in Christ about their spiritual walk with God. The William Peace University Community Lovefeast will feature special student, faculty and staff speakers and dieners. Event Date: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 Event Time: 3:30 p.m. Event Location: Dinwiddie Chapel, 2nd Floor of Main Building Admission: FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC   view Event
  • December 5, 2015 Children’s Holiday Story Hour with Santa Here Comes Santa Claus! William Peace University invites you to join us for our 6th Annual Children's Holiday Story Hour with Santa. Listen to two stories read by a special guest. Have your pictures taken with the Clauses and get a special present from Santa himself! Enjoy cookies and refreshments in Main Parlor and Carols by the William Peace University Singers. This event is one of the most anticipated family events of the year at WPU. Be sure to register early! Event Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. Event Location: Main Parlor Free Admission, Click Here to register! view Event
  • December 5, 2015 WPU Christmas Show William Peace University invites you to experience Christmas at PEACE! Our 2015 Christmas Show will feature performances from several campus groups and entertainers, including WPU's student a capella group Vocal MasterPEACE, the William Peace University Singers glee club, and our Gospel group the Ambassadors for Christ, as well as several singers within the Bachelor of Fine Arts program and others. Join us for this special concert filled with Christmas classics, holiday songs and carols (secular and sacred) from across the decades and from multiple genres. Bring the whole family! Date: Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 Time: 3:30 PM Location: Kenan Hall Free Admission. Reservations required. - Coming Soon! William Peace University wishes to make every 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 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 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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