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  • March 31, 2015 WPU LinkedIn Workshop Do you know how to use LinkedIn for your job search?  Do you have a compelling LinkedIn Profile so Recruiters & HR professionals want to talk with you regarding jobs they are filling? Ready to learn how to do just that? Then, be sure to attend the WPU Office of Career Services LinkedIn Workshop on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Questions? Contact Barbara Efird, Director of Career Services. view Event
  • April 6, 2015 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony, with WPU student vocalists from the B.F.A. Program, on the Kenan Hall stage on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. 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. William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three of the Manning Series events. THE WINTER & SPRING CONCERTS ARE NOW SOLD OUT. Thank you! 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
  • April 7, 2015 Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series: Deborah K. Ross William Peace University is delighted to present the Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series thanks to a generous grant made by Duke Energy in 2013. The speaker series brings guest speakers and lecturers from across North Carolina to the University's campus each academic year. On April 7, 2015, the campus community welcomes Deborah K. Ross in Main Parlor at 3:30 p.m.., as part of the Duke Energy Series. After serving in the NC House of Representatives for more than 10 years, Deborah K. Ross became General Counsel at Triangle Transit (June 2013). From Jan. 2003-June 2013, she was an attorney with Styers, Kemerait & Mitchell, a Legislator with the NC House of Representatives, and a senior lecturer at Duke Law School. While in service with the NC General Assembly, she was a majority and minority whip and Chair of the Judiciary and Ethics Committees. Ross holds an Honorary Doctorate from William Peace University (2011), a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Brown University, and her Juris Doctorate in International Relations and Affairs from The University of North Carolina School of Law. Admission is Free with WPU ID. view Event

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Important Message from WPU President, Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D.

It is with a heavy heart that William Peace University announces the passing of former Professor Emerita Dr. Janet Leonard Wester on Feb. 3, 2015. On behalf of the WPU community, we extend heartfelt condolences to the Wester family, her …

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William Peace University Welcomes Actress Laurel Harris from “Wicked” as Visiting Guest Artist in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program

William Peace University Welcomes North Carolina Native and “Wicked” National Tour’s Laurel Harris (“Elphaba”) as Visiting Guest Artist for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Announces Special Collaboration To Support Experiential Learning For B.F.A. Students and Local …

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| School of Professional Studies, Student News, University News

Important Message from William Peace University Regarding Tuition

The Board of Trustees has approved the 2015-16 tuition at $25,650. Over the past five years, William Peace University has worked to ensure tuition levels remained affordable. The tuition for the 2015-16 academic year is less than a $600 increase …

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William Peace University Names Matt Hodge Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre

William Peace University Names Matt Hodge Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Announces Hiring of Theatre and Musical Theatre Faculty Member  RALEIGH, N.C., February 2, 2015 – William Peace University , a private four-year university …

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William Peace University Hosts Award-Winning Musician and Spoken Word Artist in Live Concert as Part of Concert & Comedy Series and Black History Month Celebrations

William Peace University Hosts Award-Winning Musician and Spoken Word Artist in Live Concert as Part of Concert & Comedy Series and Black History Month Celebrations Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes A.B.Y.S.S. and the UpRite Lyons, Performing alongside WPU’s PhenoMEnal Student …

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William Peace University Welcomes Acclaimed Ballet Dancer and Artistic Director Jay Goodlett as Visiting Guest Artist for Bachelor of Fine Arts Program

William Peace University Welcomes Acclaimed Ballet Dancer and Artistic Director Jay Goodlett as Visiting Guest Artist for Bachelor of Fine Arts Program Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Announces Special Collaboration to Support Experiential Learning for Students in Bachelor Of Fine Arts Program …

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William Peace University Welcomes Esteemed Actor, Director and Legendary Acting Coach Lynda Clark as a Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker and Visiting Guest Artist for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program

William Peace University Welcomes Lynda Clark as Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker and Visiting Guest Artist for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program Esteemed Actor, Director and Legendary Acting Coach to Speak at Local Four-Year Baccalaureate; Will Work with B.F.A. …

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Weather Alert for 01-14-15

Due to the weather: Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 There will be a three (3) hour delay tomorrow, Wednesday, January 14, 2015. The University will open at 11:00 a.m. Classes that are scheduled to meet at 11:00 a.m. will meet …

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| Alumni News, Arts & Events, University News

William Peace University Presents Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series Event Featuring North Carolina Foodie, Author and Alumna Fanny Slater ’10

William Peace University Presents Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series Event Featuring North Carolina Foodie, Author and Alumna Fanny Slater ’10 Alumna from Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University to Discuss Her Journey to Become a Business Owner, Published Author, and Celebrity …

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William Peace University Names Neill Prewitt Assistant Professor of Communication

William Peace University Names Neill Prewitt Assistant Professor of Communication Four-Year Baccalaureate University Welcomes Higher Education Professional With More Than 10 Years Experience RALEIGH, N.C., January 7, 2015 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

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