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  • October 5, 2014 Women's Alumni Softball Game 2014 with a Home Run Derby & Family Cookout William Peace University will host an Alumni Softball Game with Coach Charlie Dobbins on Sunday, October 5 at 12:00 p.m. at WPU's Wachovia Softball Field. 1:00 p.m. - HOME RUN DERBY 2:00 p.m. - BALL GAME Cookout to follow! Green Giants, Peace Pride, and Pacers are all welcome to come home for the Women's Softball Alumni Game! Check out the details on our Facebook page. view Event
  • October 15, 2014 The Importance of Being Earnest William Peace Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Amy White. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, The Importance of Being Earnest is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations. The play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways. Its high farce, humor and witty dialog have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play. TICKETS: $5 students / $10 Alumni, Senior Citizens, Faculty & Staff / $15 Adults SEATING: General Admission Purchase individual tickets online here. Purchase season tickets online here. view Event
  • October 18, 2014 Classy Cocktails Alumni Reunion William Peace University will celebrate the Peace College reunion years for the classes of 2014, 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984 and 1979 during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend 2014. Classy Cocktails has become an annual tradition and includes reunion pinnings during a special reception held in Main Parlor. Come back this year to reminisce and make new memories with your classmates. (Note: The Class of 1964 50th Reunion will be held on April 12, 2015 during a special Reunion Tea hosted by the Alumni Board.) Date: Oct. 18, 2014 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: Main Parlor REGISTER HERE view Event

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William Peace University Welcomes World Renowned Illusionist to Campus for Exclusive Event

By William Peace University on August 28, 2014 1:02 pm

William Peace University Welcomes World Renowned
Illusionist to Campus for Exclusive Event
Four-Year Baccalaureate Treats Season Ticket Holders, Students,
Faculty, and Staff to Magic Show by Blake Vogt

RALEIGH, N.C., August 28, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to welcome world renowned illusionist Blake Vogt to campus for an exclusive magic show on Thursday, September 4 in Kenan Auditorium, located at 15 East Peace Street. Vogt, who is one of the top illusionists in the world, has created magic for David Copperfield, David Blaine, Dynamo, and many other top magicians all over the world.

The show will be held from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and is free to students, faculty, and staff. Season tickets, along with student/faculty/staff ID cards, are required for entrance. The event is not open to the public.

“We’re excited to bring in top talent here at the University,” said Julie Ricciardi, Vice President for Engagement at William Peace University. “Blake is one of the world’s top illusionists, and is sure to put on a great show for the WPU community.”

“We believe in providing our students and community with great entertainment and performances,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., President of William Peace University. “This show should be another great event here on campus.”

“I can’t wait to see what he [Vogt] does on stage,” said Sarah Urman, William Peace University ’17. “I’ve heard about his [Vogt’s] acts before. I can’t believe he’s coming to campus.”

For more information on the event, click here.

For details on Blake Vogt and his work, visit his website.

 

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