- March 12, 2014 The Vagina Monologues William Peace University is delighted to present the student-led production of "The Vagina Monologues." Directed by Emily Giangrande '15, students, faculty and staff will perform monologues in the style of Eve Ensler's original episodic play. Proceeds benefit InterAct of Wake County, a private, nonprofit United Way agency that provides safety, support, and awareness to victims and survivors of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault. InterAct also promotes violence-free relationships and communities through collaboration, public information, education, and advocacy. InterAct is the only confidential domestic violence prevention program serving Wake County's twelve municipalities. Tickets at the Door: $3 WPU Students / $5 General Admission Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Main Parlor view Event
- March 22, 2014 Admissions Open House Our Office of Admissions would like to invite you and your family to take part in one of our Open House Events. This will give you the opportunity to meet students and faculty, tour our beautiful campus, and learn about the excellent education opportunities available at William Peace University. No matter your level of interest, WPU has something for you! After hanging out with us, be sure to grab the R-Line and visit some of the amazing downtown locations. Stand beside historical figures in the North Carolina Museum of History, watch the Carolina Hurricanes dominate the rink at PNC Arena, or catch your favorite artist in concert at the Raleigh Amphitheater. To RSVP for Open House, please click here. view Event
- March 27, 2014 WPU Singers Spring Show A Spring Fling Concert William Peace University is delighted to announce the William Peace University Singers 3rd Annual Spring Concert in Kenan Hall at 7:30 p.m. The William Peace University Singers are the university's glee club and ambassadors of goodwill in the Triangle Community. Formed in the fall of 2011, the Singers have performed throughout the Triangle and beyond for regional retirement communities, such as Magnolia Glen, Springmore Retirement Community, and Waverly Place. They have mesmerized audiences for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, the Fifty Group, Wake County’s First Responder’s Breakfast, the Jackie Ammon’s Memorial Tournament, the Durham Bulls, the Raleigh Christmas Parade, the North Carolina Governor’s Inaugural Ball, the Heritage Calendar Gala, A benefit concert for the Byer Family (Oakwood), Winterfest, Treyburn Country Club, LaFayette Village, the Raleigh Rotary Club, the Fourth Annual LGBT Center of Raleigh’s Awards Banquet and more. They have also traveled throughout North Carolina and Virginia to perform at regional churches and organizations. Each year, the Singers perform a variety of music that cover multiple genres and decades. Get your tickets early for this show-stopping event because we always sell out early! Event Time: 7:30 p.m. Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: $10 Adults / $5 Students (Note: a 6.75% entertainment tax is included in the ticket price.) Registration & Tickets view Event
Four-Year Baccalaureate University Expands Admissions And Recruitment Office With Promotion Of Alumna
RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Jenny Peacock ’03 has been promoted to director of admissions. In her position, she will be responsible for evaluating the academic records of potential students and overseeing enrollment and attendance issues. She will provide the president and department heads information about pertinent admissions statistics, as well as background information on its enrollment policies to prospective students and their families. Peacock began working in enrollment for William Peace University while attending as a student, serving an internship with the financial aid office in 2002. After graduating, she became a telecounselor and then telecounseling manager at the university. Peacock previously served as enrollment operation coordinator and the assistant director of admissions, where she was responsible for expanding its transfer program, before assuming her current role on campus.
"I truly enjoy working with students and representing William Peace University," said Peacock. "There is so much that William Peace University has to offer for those seeking a quality post-secondary education, and I am proud to do my part and help encourage more students to consider our university as their right choice to continue their educational studies."
"Having been part of our campus for nearly a decade, Jenny has demonstrated her commitment to promoting our message and mission to the community, and she has performed strongly in her role," said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. "Under her leadership, we hope to generate even more interest in our excellent curricula and other academic offerings and activities for our undergraduate students."
A 2003 graduate, Peacock earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications with a concentration in journalism and a minor in English.
She is a member of the Junior League of Raleigh and participates in its StepUP Ministry, a program which provides individuals and families with a second chance in life, and supports them in their commitment to be independent, productive members of the community.
A native of Raleigh, Peacock resides in Cary, N.C.
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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