- 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
- October 18, 2014 Classy Cocktails Alumni Reunion William Peace University will celebrate the Peace College reunion years for the classes of 2014, 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984 and 1979 during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend 2014. Classy Cocktails has become an annual tradition and includes reunion pinnings during a special reception held in Main Parlor. Come back this year to reminisce and make new memories with your classmates. (Note: The Class of 1964 50th Reunion will be held on April 12, 2015 during a special Reunion Tea hosted by the Alumni Board.) Date: Oct. 18, 2014 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: Main Parlor REGISTER HERE view Event
Four-Year Baccalaureate University Expands Admissions Department With The Hiring Of Kelliann Miranda-Baltimore
RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Kelliann Miranda-Baltimore has joined the university as an admissions counselor and financial aid coordinator. In her position, she will monitor Institutional Student Information Records (ISIR), oversee student completion of FASFA forms and assist in the admissions recruitment process of prospective university students. A 2011 graduate, Miranda-Baltimore served in the admissions department for work study purposes for more than three years. She interned with InterAct of Wake County, a private nonprofit agency providing safety, support and awareness to victims and survivors of domestic violence.
"I am excited to return to my alma mater and serve dually in both the admissions and financial aid departments," said Miranda-Baltimore. "I understand the concerns of today’s William Peace University students, and I look forward to providing them quality service in regard to finances of education with hopes that more of their day-to-day focus can remain on achieving a quality education."
"We are always pleased to have the opportunity to retain top talent like Kelliann, as her return speaks volumes to the educational and personal experience she most recently enjoyed on our campus," said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. "Kelliann will be an invaluable asset to both the admissions and financial aid departments, as she is committed to supporting students and ensuring that all receive the same level of experience that she did as a student here."
Miranda-Baltimore graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in both psychology and Spanish.
She resides in Wake Forest, N.C., with her husband.
ABOUT WILLIAM PEACE UNIVERSITY:
William Peace University is located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina. It was founded in 1857 as Peace Institute, offering education for boys and girls in primary grades and to women from high school to college. Peace, an all women’s college, became a four-year baccalaureate college and graduated its first bachelor’s students in August of 1996. Peace began offering coeducational evening courses through the William Peace School of Professional Studies in 2009. In 2011, Peace College transitioned to William Peace University and will begin admitting male students to its day program in fall 2012. Its mission is to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. On average, more than 90 percent of the university’s graduates are placed in jobs or graduate school within one year of graduation. For more information, please visit http://www.peace.edu.
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