- October 5, 2014 Women's Alumni Softball Game 2014 with a Home Run Derby & Family Cookout William Peace University will host an Alumni Softball Game with Coach Charlie Dobbins on Sunday, October 5 at 12:00 p.m. at WPU's Wachovia Softball Field. 1:00 p.m. - HOME RUN DERBY 2:00 p.m. - BALL GAME Cookout to follow! Green Giants, Peace Pride, and Pacers are all welcome to come home for the Women's Softball Alumni Game! Check out the details on our Facebook page. view Event
- October 15, 2014 The Importance of Being Earnest William Peace Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Amy White. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, The Importance of Being Earnest is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations. The play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways. Its high farce, humor and witty dialog have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play. TICKETS: $5 students / $10 Alumni, Senior Citizens, Faculty & Staff / $15 Adults SEATING: General Admission Purchase individual tickets online here. Purchase season tickets online here. view Event
- October 18, 2014 Classy Cocktails Alumni Reunion William Peace University will celebrate the Peace College reunion years for the classes of 2014, 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984 and 1979 during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend 2014. Classy Cocktails has become an annual tradition and includes reunion pinnings during a special reception held in Main Parlor. Come back this year to reminisce and make new memories with your classmates. (Note: The Class of 1964 50th Reunion will be held on April 12, 2015 during a special Reunion Tea hosted by the Alumni Board.) Date: Oct. 18, 2014 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: Main Parlor REGISTER HERE view Event
Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hires Davis
To Provide Students Educational Consultations And Other Assistance
RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Nicole Davis, M.A., LPCA, has been named coordinator of counseling services. In her position, Davis will be responsible for providing students with short-term individual counseling, group counseling and one-on-one educational consultations. Prior to joining William Peace University, Davis served in several health assistance organizations based in Raleigh, including as a therapist at Holly Hill Hospital, an outpatient therapist at Wellness Supports, a group facilitator as SAFEChild of NC, and a student counselor at Meredith College’s Counseling Center.
“I am excited to be a part of the William Peace University community and to work alongside the institution’s faculty and staff to find ways to better serve our student population,” said Davis. “For many people, attending college can be one of their greatest and most challenging life transitions, and I look forward to supporting our students through those difficult moments and helping them grow and excel through this season of life.”
“Having someone like Nicole on our staff to lend counsel to our students is essential in ensuring that we are meeting students’ emotional and mental needs as well as educational ones,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “The demands of learning and studying can be trying for some, but Nicole’s experience and commitment to helping students cope with those demands is what makes her such as asset to our campus body.”
Davis earned as Bachelor of Arts from Meredith College in psychology and a Master of Arts from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., in professional counseling.
She resides in Raleigh with her husband and two daughters.
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. Exclusively an all-women’s institution for its first 152 years, 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 welcomed its first coeducational class 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.