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  • August 24, 2015 Steven Stone Comedy & Magic Show Register here. William Peace University welcomes comedian, hypnotist and magician, Steven Stone to the Kenan Stage as part of Welcome Week! Steven Stone has performed in front of many audiences, creating an entertaining and unforgettable night filled with fun and laughter. Stone's talent in hypnosis was developed early on, and he's been performing in venues around the world ever since. Stone's is perhaps one of the only shows where audience members are offered the best seats in the house...right on the stage! Students, faculty, staff and season ticket holders are invited to attend. Free Admission. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Register here. William Peace University wishes to make every 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 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 11, 2015 Dramatic Irony Club Production William Peace University's student-led Dramatic Irony Club presents opens its season on Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Dramatic Irony is a club made up of students interested in theatre and musical theatre. Student-led and performed, these productions are brought to the stage with full production, direction, and leadership by William Peace University students, alongside their advisor Dr. Wade Newhouse. Check back with us when the production title is announced! Free Admission at the door. No reservation required. William Peace University wishes to make every 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 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 12, 2015 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 an Open House, please click here. Students interested in the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Theatre majors can also sign up to audition for the program from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. during Open House. If you are interested in auditioning, be sure to also register for your opportunity by clicking here. view Event

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William Peace University Names Jerry Nuesell, Ph.D., Dean Of Student And Academic Services

By on February 16, 2012 10:11 pm

Four-Year Baccalaureate University Promotes Associate Dean Of Academic Services To Lead Student Academic Services Department

 

RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced the promotion of Jerry Nuesell, Ph.D., where he will serve as the university’s dean of student and academic services. Formerly serving as the university’s associate dean of academic services, Dr. Nuesell will be responsible in administering academic advising services, coordinating student recruitment and retention programs, monitoring student records and the student services annual budget, and overseeing the overall effectiveness of student programs. With more than 10 years in higher education, Dr. Nuesell has held positions with The Art Institute of Ohio, The Art Institute of Houston and the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, located in New York City.

 

"Today’s educational environment is very competitive in attracting and retaining students, but I know that William Peace University offers the best value for students who want to learn from a strong academic program that prepares them for life after they graduate," said Dr. Nuesell. "I look forward to assisting them in meeting their needs in my new position."

 

"The dean of student and academic services is a key component in the university’s initiatives in reaching students and providing them with the resources needed for a fulfilling educational experience," said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. "I am excited to have Jerry serve in this capacity, as he understands the important responsibility we have in nurturing students, providing them with the opportunities to learn about themselves and assisting them in becoming contributing citizens of the world."

 

Nuesell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from New York University, a Masters in educational psychology from Fordham University and a doctorate in educational psychology from the City University of New York, all located in New York City

 

A member of the American Psychological Association, the American Counseling Association and the American College Counseling Association, Nuesell resides in Cary, N.C., with his wife.

 

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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