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William Peace University Names Veatrice Carabine School Of Professional Studies Director

By on November 10, 2011 5:42 pm

Four-Year Baccalaureate College Hires Massachusetts Educator With More Than 14 Years Of Experience To Lead University School Of Professional Studies


RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Veatrice Carabine has joined the university as the School of Professional Studies director, where she will be responsible for advising adult students on degree programs, tracking paths for timely graduation, hiring faculty for participating programs, and directing students on the appropriate university contacts for tutoring, financial aid and course registration. With more than 14 years of higher education experience, Carabine previously served as director of continuing education and graduate admissions at Bay Path College in Longmeadow, Mass., and university educator in "Adolescent and Adult Development" and "Women as Leaders" for the adult series program.


"As someone who directly benefited from accessible adult education programs, I fully understand the challenges that come with juggling a balance between work, family and academic responsibilities," said Carabine. "I believe that education is powerful and can open countless doors, and I look forward to assisting university students in making adult education achievable."


"Veatrice is an excellent addition to the educational team at William Peace University," said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. "Her passion for adult education will only further enhance our program, as she understands the fact that a successful classroom education has no age limitation."



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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