- 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. 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
William Peace University Announces Global Partnership with Goal of Promotion in Asia
Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Partners with Global Education Institute
to Promote University and Programs Overseas
RALEIGH, N.C., March 17, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced a strategic partnership with the Global Education Institute (GEI) in an effort to promote the University and its academic programs in Asia. Through the partnership, GEI will assist in the representation of William Peace University at college fairs and high schools in China, Korea and Malaysia.
Founded in 2004, GEI’s mission is to improve the education, technology and culture collaboration between China and the United States by acting as a liaison between the education, government, and corporation industries. Additionally, GEI has organized exchange programs for students, educators, government officials, and corporate leaders. William Peace also has extensive experience in international exchange programs, having maintained an award-winning relationship with Qatar University in Doha, Qatar, for the last seven years.
“We are very excited to announce this partnership with the Global Education Institute,” said Justin G. Roy, Interim Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing at William Peace University. “We welcome the opportunity to expand our role in international education, and we hope that overseas students will continue to see the benefit of studying here at WPU.”
“We are honored to be partnering with William Peace University,” said Jason Li, Executive Director at Global Education Institute. “This is a great fit for our organization and its students.”
For more information on the partnership, click here.
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