- March 31, 2015 WPU LinkedIn Workshop Do you know how to use LinkedIn for your job search? Do you have a compelling LinkedIn Profile so Recruiters & HR professionals want to talk with you regarding jobs they are filling? Ready to learn how to do just that? Then, be sure to attend the WPU Office of Career Services LinkedIn Workshop on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Questions? Contact Barbara Efird, Director of Career Services. view Event
- April 6, 2015 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony, with WPU student vocalists from the B.F.A. Program, on the Kenan Hall stage on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund. For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three of the Manning Series events. THE WINTER & SPRING CONCERTS ARE NOW SOLD OUT. Thank you! William Peace University wishes to make this 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 Engagement@peace.edu or 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
- April 7, 2015 Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series: Deborah K. Ross William Peace University is delighted to present the Duke Energy Honors Leadership Speaker Series thanks to a generous grant made by Duke Energy in 2013. The speaker series brings guest speakers and lecturers from across North Carolina to the University's campus each academic year. On April 7, 2015, the campus community welcomes Deborah K. Ross in Main Parlor at 3:30 p.m.., as part of the Duke Energy Series. After serving in the NC House of Representatives for more than 10 years, Deborah K. Ross became General Counsel at Triangle Transit (June 2013). From Jan. 2003-June 2013, she was an attorney with Styers, Kemerait & Mitchell, a Legislator with the NC House of Representatives, and a senior lecturer at Duke Law School. While in service with the NC General Assembly, she was a majority and minority whip and Chair of the Judiciary and Ethics Committees. Ross holds an Honorary Doctorate from William Peace University (2011), a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Brown University, and her Juris Doctorate in International Relations and Affairs from The University of North Carolina School of Law. Admission is Free with WPU ID. view Event
William Peace University Receives APEX Award of Excellence for Campus News Bulletin
Four-Year Baccalaureate Recognized by APEX for Publication Excellence in Magazines,
Journals and Tabloids
RALEIGH, N.C., June 13, 2014 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce that the institution’s campus news magazine, The Peace Bulletin, is the winner of the 2014 APEX Award of Excellence for Publication Excellence in Magazines, Journals and Tabloids. The annual award competition recognizes exceptional entries in several categories. Out of the nearly 2,100 entries that were submitted for the competition this year, 493 journals and tabloids were eventually evaluated by APEX judges.
Earlier this year, the Bulletin was the winner of two awards at the 2014 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Southeast District III Conference in Orlando, F.L. It was honored with the Grand Award in the category of “Writing – Publications Writing” and the Special Merit Award in the category of “Graphic Design – Editorial Design” for its 2013 summer edition.
The Bulletin is published twice yearly, and focuses on faculty, students, staff and alumni-based stories as a way to recognize those who play an integral role in promoting the mission and vision of the institution. It is led by Lauren E. Gerber, Editor-In-Chief and Director of Communications and Outreach in the Office of Engagement, and an Advisory Board comprised of faculty, staff, students, Alumni, and community members.
“We are thrilled to be honored with yet another award,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., President of William Peace University. “Our team works very hard and is dedicated to telling the stories of our campus, employees, students, and Alumni, and awards like this really show that. We could not be more proud.”
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