- August 2, 2014 Alumni Cocktail Party Come celebrate with us! The Office of Engagement invites you to an end-of-summer Alumni Cocktail Party hosted by the Alumni Board. The Peace College / William Peace University alumni event will be held in Main Parlor and Main Patio where we will welcome some of our newest alumni. R.S.V.P. ONLINE BY JULY 28, 2014 - CLICK HERE 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 an Octet of the North Carolina Symphony's Principal wind players. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony and their guest soloist and composer, Timo Andres. Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony and their Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and North Carolina native, Caroline Adelaide Shaw, alongside vocalists from the William Peace University Singers and within the Bachelor of Fine Arts major. * Note, the Broadway Comes to Peace concert is $10 for adults; $5 for students. All other Manning Series Concerts are free and open to the public with reservations required for general admission reserved seating. 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 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: $5 Students/ $10 Adults, lunch is included. REGISTER HERE. view Event
The Peace College Dance Company presents its Spring 2010 Concert, featuring pieces choreographed by students, alumnae and company Director Beth Wright. The concert will run Thursday, April 8, through Saturday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Leggett Theatre.
Tickets: $8 general admission; $5 students, seniors and N.C. Dance Alliance members. For information or reservations please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, (919) 508-2333.
The Peace College Dance Company is an ensemble of dancers interested in continuing the pursuit of dance while cultivating their college education. It is a semi-professional dance company focusing on modern dance and exploring all dance modalities. A wide range of opportunities enable company members to expand their movement and cultural experiences. Students perform four to six times per year and have multiple opportunities to work with guest artists as well as develop their own choreography. Guest artists have included internationally and nationally renowned artists such as Dr. Chuck Davis (African American Dance Ensemble), Christal Brown (Urban Bush Women, Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co.), Monique Newton (Philadanco), Michelle Pearson (Liz Lerman Dance Exchange), Kirstie Tice (Cats), Tiffany Rhynard (Rhynard And Dancers), Chrissy Pressley (Urban Gypsies, Gamble/Van Dyke Company), Betsy Ward-Hutchinson (Even Exchange), Joan Nicholas-Walker (NickWalk Dance Project), Susan Quinn, Shara English, 2 Near the Edge (LD Burris, Keval Kaur Khalsa), and Katherine Ferrier. Masterclasses have included African Dance, Ashtanga Yoga, Jazz, Capoeria, Contact Improvisation, Composition, Belly Dance, and others.