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  • November 7, 2014 Student-Alumni Bus Trip to Washington, D.C. The William Peace University Office of Student Services invites you to join us for our Student-Alumni charter bus trip to Washington, D.C.! WPU students, faculty, staff, and Peace College & WPU Alumni – and up to 3 guests – are invited to join us for our first round trip bus trip to our Nation's Capitol, Washington, D.C. COST: $125 per ticket INCLUDES: Round trip Charter Bus Fare Overnight Accommodations A Day to Explore D.C. on Your Own Sight-Seeing Cultural Excursions On Your Own Limited space available. ITINERARY: Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 5:15 PM – Check-In 6:00 PM – Bus Leaves for D.C. Bus will make one stop for refreshments Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 12:00 AM (midnight Friday) – Bus arrives in D.C. Overnight accommodations at Hostelling International, Washington, D.C. (breakfast included) You have all day Saturday to explore D.C. on your own. 8:00 PM – Bus departs for Peace Bus will make one stop for refreshments Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 2:00 AM – Bus arrives at Peace For more information, email Lara Lee King, Director of Student Leadership & Service or Sarah Heenan, Director of Student Activities. REGISTER HERE view Event
  • November 13, 2014 Little Shop of Horrors The William Peace Theatre Company presents Howard Ashelman's Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Bush. Little Shop of Horrors is an affectionate rock-n-roll spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies that will have you laughing and dancing in your seats. TICKETS: $5 Students / $10 Senior Citizens & Alumni / $15 Adults GENERAL ADMISSION Click here for tickets.   view Event
  • November 15, 2014 Alumni & Student Holiday Decorating A Peace Holiday Tradition William Peace University is gearing up for the holiday season this year and invites alumni, students and friends to come back to campus and help us decorate for Christmas! Join members of the Alumni Board, President's Ambassadors, WPU Singers, Peer Mentors and other student leaders as we decorate the Main Parlor Tree, the light posts along the pathways of Peace, each building exterior and the fence facing Peace Street. WPU's Main Building is once again featured as a stop on the annual Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour. Help us get it ready for our visitors and as we celebrate the season. Event Time: 10:00 a.m. Event Location: Meet in Main Parlor This is a free event. Event attendees are encouraged to register! Register here!   view Event

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William Peace University Continues Lunch and Learn Series With Local Nonprofit The Green Chair Project on Feb. 12

By William Peace University on February 7, 2014 3:12 pm

William Peace University Continues Lunch and Learn Series
With Local Nonprofit The Green Chair Project on Feb. 12
Co-Founder of Raleigh-Based Nonprofit Organization
To Speak At Local Four-Year Baccalaureate

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 7, 2014 – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the next installment of its 2013-2014 Lunch and Learn Series will feature The Green Chair Project. Founded in 2010 by Jackie Craig and Beth Smoot, the local nonprofit assists Wake County individuals and families that are transitioning from homelessness, disaster or crisis create well-equipped, sustainable homes by using donated furnishings from the community. The event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Main Parlor building on campus. Craig, who is also Executive Director of the organization, will share its mission of “reusing furnishings, renewing lives.”

Throughout the academic year, the William Peace University Lunch and Learn Series features presentations from both resident and visiting faculty, as well as guest researchers, lecturers, and experts from across multiple majors, topics, and industries. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the greater Raleigh community are welcome to attend. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more details on the event and to purchase tickets, click here.

“We are honored to have The Green Chair Project for February’s session of the Lunch and Learn series,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “Jackie and Beth have created an organization that is truly impactful in helping our community and the people within it. Our students, faculty, staff, and the public have a great opportunity to learn about their cause.”

For more information on The Green Chair Project, click here.

 

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