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  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster Free Comedy Show The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April and will perform a FREE COMEDY SHOW FOR WPU STUDENTS at 7:00 p.m. on Class Day prior to Late Night Breakfast. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: FREE Click Here for Registration & Tickets view Event
  • April 24, 2014 Alumni Event: School of Professional Studies An After Hours Gathering in Main Parlor The Office of Engagement invites all William Peace University School of Professional Studies' graduates back for an after hours gathering in Main Parlor, hosted by Alumni Board member and SPS graduate, Maria H. Ewing '12. R.S.V.P. to Engagement@peace.edu by April 20. Or, register online here. EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2014 EVENT TIME: 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. LOCATION: Main Parlor, 1st Floor, Main Building Questions? Contact us at 919.508.2362 or email us here. view Event
  • April 24, 2014 WPU Concert & Comedy Series: Fortune Feimster In Concert The Lovable Southern Comic With Great Hair And An Even Better Personality William Peace University welcomes back Peace alumna Fortune Feimster '00 '02 to the Kenan Auditorium stage in April. Los Angeles-based comic Fortune Feimster ’00 ’02 will be on campus to headline a comedy show. She honed many of her comedic skills as a member of the Peace theatre company as a student and often performed improv. After graduating Summa Cum Laude and back-packing through Europe, she moved to L.A. and became a columnist for Beck/Smith Hollywood. She also wrote for such outlets as the Creators Syndicate, netscape.com, and the NY Daily News. Feimster has since taken the national comedy scene by storm, making her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where she finished as a semi-finalist. Now she’s is a full-time writer and performer on the E! Network’s popular “Chelsea Lately” show. A 2010 Young Alumni Award recipient and former Miss Peace, Feimster travels the country doing standup and can often be seen at the Hollywood Improv and the world famous Comedy Store where she is a paid regular. She also happens to be a highly accomplished sketch comedian and improv artist and is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Sunday Company, which boasts such alumni as Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Lisa Kudrow. Come out to see the show and some of her parodies of current events, from her "Darlene Witherspoon" character to her Honey Boo-Boo impersonation. Show is Rated-R and not recommended for anyone under the age of 18. Event Schedule: Private Student Performance, 7-8 p.m., Kenan Hall Pre-Show Public Reception (for ticket holders to the adult show) 8-9 p.m., 2nd Floor Kenan Hall Public Performance, 9-10 p.m., Kenan Hall Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: $18 Adults / $16 Senior Citizens / $16 Alumni / $16 Faculty & Staff (Note: a 6.75% entertainment tax is included in the ticket price.) Click Here for Registration & Tickets 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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