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William Peace University Names Ed Parsons Technical Support Analyst

By William Peace University on March 18, 2014 1:37 pm

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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