- 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
William Peace University Names Ed Parsons Technical Support Analyst
Local Four-Year Baccalaureate Welcomes IT Professional
with Nearly 20 Years of Industry Experience
RALEIGH, N.C., March 18, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce the addition of Ed Parsons to its Information Technology (IT) Department. Parsons will serve as a Technical Support Analyst who will be responsible for developing support policies and procedures, executing projects, and determining appropriate technology for the University. Additionally, Parsons will work closely with the Director of IT and the Systems Administrator, and will be responsible for the end user experience and management of equipment.
A graduate of Syracuse University, Parsons brings 18 years of IT experience to William Peace having worked as an Information Resource Consultant at Coastal Carolina University, and a Lab Manager and Team Leader of Desktop Support at Nortel Networks.
“I am honored to join William Peace University,” Parsons said. “Technology is my passion, and I enjoy working with people to help them with their technology needs and problems. The warm and welcoming atmosphere at WPU is remarkable, and I look forward to working closely with the faculty, staff and students.”
“We’re excited to bring Ed aboard,” said Joshua Frank, Director of Information Technology at William Peace University. “He brings nearly two decades of experience to the table, and he will greatly help this department and University.”
Parsons resides in Cary with his wife, Kathy, and teenage daughter, Kayla.
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