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  • February 3, 2015 Peace Corps Information Session The Office of Career Services invites William Peace University students to participate in a discussion about joining the Peace Corps. A representative from the Peace Corps will provide information on the requirements and expectations when participating in the program and how to apply. For additional questions, contact Barbara Efird, Director of the Office of Career Services. view Event
  • February 4, 2015 Job Fair Orientation Sponsored by the Office of Career Services Learn how to make a career fair work for you! Come to the Job Fair Orientation in the Career Center, Main 17, on Feb. 3, 2015 at noon or at 3:00 p.m. Questions? Contact Barbara Efird, M.Ed., LPC, Director of Career Services at (919) 508-2006 view Event
  • February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include:  DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Purchase Tickets Here PLEASE NOTE: This production is Rated-M for Mature Audiences due to language. 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

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October Presidential Search Update

Dear WPU Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Friends, and Community Members: It is with regret that the Trustees accepted Dr. Debra Townsley’s announcement to retire.  We are deeply grateful for the work that Dr. Townsley has done to position William Peace …

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William Peace University Names Tiffany J. McKenzie, LPA, Visiting Professor of Psychology

William Peace University Names Tiffany J. McKenzie, LPA, Visiting Professor of Psychology Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Licensed Psychological Associate with More Than 10 Years Experience   RALEIGH, N.C., October 20, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, …

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William Peace University Celebrates Homecoming Weekend with Alumni Reunion and Events

William Peace University Celebrates Homecoming Weekend with Alumni Reunion and Events Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Back Alumni for Homecoming Weekend on October 18th   RALEIGH, N.C., October 14, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced …

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William Peace University President Announces Retirement

William Peace University President Announces Retirement RALEIGH, N.C., October 13, 2014 – President Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D. has notified the Board of Trustees of her intent to retire effective June 30, 2015, after five years leading the University. During her …

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William Peace University’s Theatre Company Performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oct. 16-19

William Peace University’s Theatre Company Performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oct. 16-19 Theatre Students at Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Begin New Season with Famous Victorian Satire RALEIGH, N.C., September 24, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located …

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William Peace University Names Dr. Jeffrey Carr Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Business Administration

William Peace University Names Dr. Jeffrey Carr Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Business Administration Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Licensed Attorney and Marketing Expert to Downtown Campus RALEIGH, N.C., September 22, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown …

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William Peace University Student Awarded Scholarship from Independent College Fund of North Carolina and Clancy & Theys Construction Company

William Peace University Student Awarded Scholarship from Independent College Fund of North Carolina and Clancy & Theys Construction Company  Brandon Page ’17 Awarded $2,000 Scholarship  for 2014-2015 Academic Year RALEIGH, N.C. – September 9, 2014 –  William Peace University, a private …

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William Peace University Set for First Open House Event of Academic Year

William Peace University Set for First Open House Event of Academic Year Four-Year Baccalaureate Expected to Welcome 100 Plus Visitors for First Open House of 2014-2015  RALEIGH, N.C., September 11, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in …

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William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming Director of Advising Services

William Peace University Names Julie B. Fleming Director of Advising Services Four-Year Baccalaureate Hires Academic Professional in New Advising Management Role RALEIGH, N.C., September 9, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to …

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William Peace University Names Xandra Lauch Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

William Peace University Names Xandra Lauch Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Anthropological Expert to Downtown Campus RALEIGH, N.C., September 3, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce the …

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