- September 17, 2014 Constitution Day William Peace University is delighted to invite members of the community to our annual Constitution Day! Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is a Federal holiday established in 2004 recognizing the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. September 17 marks the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 in Philadelphia. The law establishing this holiday was created with the passage of an amendment by Senator Robert Byrd to the Omnibus spending bill of 2004. Before this law was enacted, the holiday was known as "Citizenship Day". In addition to renaming the holiday "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day," the act mandates that all publicly funded educational institutions, and all federal agencies, provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day. In May 2005, the United States Department of Education announced the enactment of this law and that it would apply to any school receiving federal funds of any kind. (Note: This holiday is not observed by granting time off work for federal employees.) More information will be forthcoming regarding special programming from the Office of Student Services and the Director of Student Activities. view Event
- October 5, 2014 Women's Alumni Softball Game 2014 with a Home Run Derby & Family Cookout William Peace University will host an Alumni Softball Game with Coach Charlie Dobbins on Sunday, October 5 at 12:00 p.m. at WPU's Wachovia Softball Field. 1:00 p.m. - HOME RUN DERBY 2:00 p.m. - BALL GAME Cookout to follow! Green Giants, Peace Pride, and Pacers are all welcome to come home for the Women's Softball Alumni Game! Check out the details on our Facebook page. view Event
- October 15, 2014 The Importance of Being Earnest William Peace Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Amy White. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, The Importance of Being Earnest is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations. The play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways. Its high farce, humor and witty dialog have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play. TICKETS: $5 students / $10 Alumni, Senior Citizens, Faculty & Staff / $15 Adults SEATING: General Admission Purchase individual tickets online here. Purchase season tickets online here. view Event
William Peace University Hosts Workshop On Eating Disorders, Jan. 20
Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes Health Professionals & Hundreds Of Others To
Discuss Treatments For Eating Disorders
RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 16, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that it will host an educational, winter workshop in conjunction with the Eating Recovery Center, a fully accredited behavioral hospital that specializes in providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and other eating disorders, on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
The event, which is expected to draw more than 200 people from across the southeast region, will offer four CE credit hours and an opportunity to network with fellow eating disorders treatment colleagues. Presentations will explore the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in the treatment of eating disorders and will be led by experienced professionals, Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED, CEDS and Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC.
“We are excited to be hosting one of the leaders in the treatment of eating disorders, Eating Recovery Center, on our campus for an educational workshop,” said Nicole Davis, Coordinator of Counseling & Disability Services for WPU.
“Professionals from the southeast are coming together to learn how we can effectively treat individuals struggling with eating disorders and help move them towards healing and wholeness. As a university counselor, I am especially excited about learning more about the ACT model for the treatment of eating disorders as an alarmingly high number of college-aged students exhibit behaviors indicative of an eating disorder. ”
The workshop will be held in Kenan Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is $25 per person and is due on or before January 20. Payment by cash or check may be mailed to: Nicole Davis, 15 East Peace Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. For a detailed schedule and more information on how to register, please click here.
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