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  • September 4, 2014 Blake Vogt, Magician An Original Magic Show The William Peace University Arts and Events Committee welcomes magician Blake Vogt to the Kenan Hall stage! Blake Vogt is one of the top illusionists performing and creating magic today. At only 25 years old, he has already created magic for David Copperfield, David Blaine, Dynamo, and many other top magicians all over the world. Blake has performed his unique brand of magic all over the world for crowds ranging from 20 people to 2,000 people. His style of magic is fun and goofy and he always tries to make you smile whether its with a funny "trick" or a friggin' miracle. Blake currently resides in Los Angeles, CA and is staying busy creatively consulting for live theatre, musicians, television, and movies. He is also regularly performing his brand of off the wall magic for private events and functions all over the world. The only thing you will never see Blake do is pull a rabbit out of a hat... because sadly... he is very allergic to those adorable creatures. FREE ADMISSION. Student or Faculty/Staff I.D. or Season Ticket pass required for entry.   view Event
  • September 8, 2014 Manning Music Series Concert: Steve Elmer Jazz Trio Performs William Peace University kicks off the 2014-15 Manning Music Concert Series with a performance by the Steve Elmer Jazz Trio, live from New York City, on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kenan Hall. The Steve Elmer Trio features Steve Elmer (piano), Don Gladstone (bass), and Bobby Cohen (drums) playing jazz standards and original compositions. Admission is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC, but RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund.  For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. The concerts this year include: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 featuring Broadway musicians Carolann Sanita and Lauren Kennedy, Visiting Professor of Music Theatre, in a "Broadway Comes to Peace" concert. Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 featuring North Carolina musicians. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 featuring North Carolina musicians. Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 featuring North Carolina musicians, alongside vocalists from the William Peace University Singers and within the Bachelor of Fine Arts major. William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. William Peace University wishes to make this event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362.  Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event. view Event
  • September 9, 2014 Lunch & Learn: Proactive Health & Wellness William Peace University welcomes Dr. Josh McMillon from Proactive Health & Wellness in Raleigh, NC for the kick-off Lunch and Learn Series event on September 9, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Josh McMillon will speak on "Understanding Stress" for faculty, staff and Season Ticket holders. Dr. McMillon has a doctorate from University of Western States in Portland Oregon. His doctorate includes a masters level in nutrition all rolled into his doctorate program. He has also completed additional certifications in functional blood chemistry and nutrition from Apex Energetics and Standard Process seminars.  Proactive Health & Wellness has been part of the community for five years and is committed to giving back to many area nonprofits, helping ensure that the people of our community have opportunities to live well and live long. Tickets: Free Admission for WPU Faculty and Staff, and Season Ticket Holders. REGISTER HERE. view Event

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William Peace University Names Jarrod Miron New Intramural Program & Area Coordinator

By William Peace University on January 8, 2014 2:37 pm

William Peace University Names Jarrod Miron
New Intramural Program & Area Coordinator
Four-Year Baccalaureate University Expands Leadership In
Intramurals and Residence Life Department

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 8, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced the hiring of Intramural Program & Area Coordinator, Jarrod Miron. In his positions, Miron will plan and draft all intramural events and programs, develop and oversee the implementation of community-based social and educational programs for area residents, help implement all programs and operations set forth by the Residence Life department, and assist in student activities programs as needed.

Before coming to William Peace University, Miron earned a B.S. in Sport Management from Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., where he also served as Vice President for Club Sports, worked for the Intramural and Athletics Departments, and coached club sports. He later earned his M.S. in Health and Human Performance from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, T.N., where he was a Graduate Assistant for the Intramural Department.

A native of Roanoke, Virginia, Miron resides in Raleigh.

“I love being around sports and being able to have a positive impact on students,” Miron said. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to work at such a fantastic university like William Peace, which is invested in making its students’ experience a great and memorable one. I’m looking forward to becoming a part of this great family atmosphere and all of the fun that happens here on campus.”

“William Peace University has an outstanding foundation for its Intramural Program,” said Frank Rizzo, Vice President for Student Services. “We’re proud to bring Jarrod aboard to help continue and build upon that success. He’s a proven innovator when it comes to creating participation for campus events, which is something we’re really happy and excited about.”

“In regards to his role as Area Coordinator, Jarrod will be an instant contributor and leader,” Rizzo said. “He really understands the needs of our students, and he has some great ideas to better their experience here at WPU. We’re excited.”

 

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