- February 10, 2016 Pacer Discovery The Office of Admission invites you, and a family member to a snapshot of the life of a William Peace University student! You will have the opportunity to meet fellow high school seniors, tour our beautiful downtown campus, and get a hands on feel in our classroom experience. After hanging out with us, be sure to grab the R-Line and visit some of the amazing downtown locations. Stand beside historical figures in the North Carolina Museum of History, watch the Carolina Hurricanes dominate the rink at PNC Arena, or catch your favorite artist in concert at the Raleigh Amphitheater. Space is Limited, call 919-508-2350 to reserve your spot view Event
- February 20, 2016 Presidential Open House for the Classes of 2004-2011 A Chance to Be Heard Dr. Brian C. Ralph, William Peace University's 11th President, extends a special invitation to Peace College alumnae from the Classes of 2004-2011 to come back to their Alma Mater for a private open house. Meet Dr. Ralph from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Drop by for a quick visit, a long talk, a campus tour, or anything in between. Main Parlor will be set to receive individuals or groups. R.S.V.P. by Feb. 13, 2016 by clicking here. Refreshments served. view Event
- February 25, 2016 Twelfth Night by William Peace Theatre William Peace Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" directed by Dr. Wade Newhouse, Feb. 25-28, 2016. TICKETS: $15 Adult, $10 Faculty/Staff/Alumni, $5 Student REGISTER HERE William Peace Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy February 25 - 28 in Leggett Theatre on the campus of William Peace University. Drawing inspiration from the romantic comedies of influential filmmaker John Hughes, the show’s design captures the exuberant teen romance of the 1980’s. Twins Viola and Sebastian have been separated from each other in a shipwreck along the coast of Illyria. Disguising herself as a boy named Cesario, she enters the employ of Duke Orsino, who pines after the Lady Olivia. As Orsino sends her to deliver messages of love to Olivia, she falls for him and Olivia falls for her. Meanwhile, Olivia’s uncle, Sir Toby Belch, and a dimwitted knight named Sir Andrew Aguecheek, accompanied by various servants and clowns cause drunken mayhem and prank Olivia’s steward, Malvolio, into believing she is in love with him. Dr. Wade Newhouse directs this production. At William Peace University he currently serves as the Interim Program Coordinator for Theatre and Musical Theatre, and teaches such courses as Composition, Children’s Literature, Southern Literature, Storytelling for Simulation, Critical Approaches to Film, and American Hauntings. He has published articles and book chapters on a wide variety of authors, including Sir Walter Scott, Ambrose Bierce, William Faulkner, and Neil Gaiman. He is the Assistant Director of Raleigh’s Village Idiots and has performed with that improvisational comedy troupe for over ten years. As an actor, Dr. Newhouse has often appeared on the Peace stage, playing such roles as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Herr Schultz in Cabaret, the Narrator/Mysterious Man in Into the Woods, and the Chairman in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Dr. Newhouse has also performed with Bare Theatre, hiSTORYstage, and Forest Moon Theater. view Event
William Peace University Hosts Inaugural “Living in Peace” Wellness Fair on April 10
Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Local Community and Businesses,
along with Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni to First-Ever Campus Wellness Fair
RALEIGH, N.C., March 7, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce that it is hosting its first-ever “Living in Peace” Wellness Fair on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in the Hermann Athletic Center located at 15 East Peace St. The inaugural event will be held from 4 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and will include free health screenings, educational information on health awareness and disease prevention, fitness classes (CrossFit, Zumba, Krav Maga, etc.), and general promotion of health, fitness and dietary wellness.
Local businesses are encouraged to participate by showcasing their products and services. Current vendors include the American Cancer Society, Wake County Dept. of Health and Human Services, City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources, Duke University Medicine, and Whole Foods Market, among others. Vendor registration is free, but required.
“William Peace University is excited to host and promote this special event,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “Being knowledgeable about health and wellness are very important in maintaining a well-balanced lifestyle. This event will not only help educate our students, faculty, staff, and Alumni on those benefits, but the community as well.”
The event is free and tickets are not required. For more details on the fair, as well as information on vendor registration and sponsorship opportunities, click here.
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