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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 Hosts Triangle Omicron Delta Kappa Centennial Celebration, Feb. 6

By William Peace University on January 21, 2014 2:30 pm

William Peace University Hosts Triangle Omicron Delta Kappa
Centennial Celebration, Feb. 6
Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Invites Triangle-Area ODK Members
To Special Presentation & Networking Reception

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 21, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced it is hosting the Triangle Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Centennial Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, was founded in 1914 and was the first national college honor society to recognize and honor meritorious leadership and service in extracurricular activities and encourage campus citizenship. Its national membership consists of more than 300,000 people. The WPU chapter was formed in April 2009 and includes nearly 150 students, alumni, faculty and staff.

The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Kenan Hall and will feature a keynote address by Korrel Kanoy, Ph.D., William Peace University’s Professor Emerita of Psychology. A networking reception will immediately follow.

“We are excited to have Dr. Kanoy join us once again to discuss emotional intelligence and leadership during this important occasion,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “With her vast knowledge of psychology, emotional intelligence and leadership, and her strong ties to William Peace University, she is sure to be a dynamic keynote speaker for Omicron Delta Kappa members.”

“I am delighted to be asked to present the keynote address on leadership and emotional intelligence,” said Kanoy. “I look forward to celebrating Triangle-area Omicron Delta Kappa members and their leadership as they mark this important occasion in the society’s history.”

The event is free for members and registration is required. For more details (including information on how to register), click here.

 

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