- March 8, 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 10, 2014 Manning Chamber Music Concert Spring Concert and Reception William Peace University is pleased to present the 7th Annual Manning Chamber Music Concert Series in partnership with the North Carolina Symphony. The 2013-14 season will feature three concerts this year held on the institution’s campus in conjunction with the North Carolina Symphony and made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 to establish The Manning Chamber Music Series Fund. The third Manning Concert for the 2013-14 performing arts season will feature concert in Kenan Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. with a reception held immediately following in Main Parlor (9:00 p.m.). For this concert, performances will include numbers by William Peace University vocalists, as selected and introduced by Rhiannon Giddens Laffan of the Grammy Award-Winning Carolina Chocolate Drops. Limited seating is available and tickets are required for the event. Event Time: 7:30 p.m. Event Location: Kenan Hall Tickets: Free & Open to the Public. Reservations Required. SORRY, THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT. view Event
- March 11, 2014 Teacher Network Fair Calling all teachers! The William Peace University Office of Career Services invites you to a career fair for alumni and students who are education majors seeking teaching positions. Private and public school systems from the southeast are in attendance. Questions? Contact the Career Center. view Event
Local Four-Year Baccalaureate University Recognized By Metro Magazine As A Premier Institution And Campus
RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the institution received two 2012 MetroBravo Awards from Metro Magazine. The university received a standing ovation, the MetroBravo equivalent of first place, in the Best Private College category, as well as an honorable mention, the MetroBravo equivalent to third place, for Best Campus Building for its Main Building located in the heart of campus. In the latter category, William Peace University tied with the Friendly Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Voted on each year by readers of Metro Magazine, MetroBravo Award results are based on the opinions and perspective of the local community. For more information on the awards, visit http://www.metronc.com/.
“We are honored to win these 2012 MetroBravo Awards recognizing our university as an outstanding institution in the Triangle,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “These awards are a testament to our university’s continued dedication to consistently provide our students and alumni with excellence, and we thank Metro Magazine readers for this acknowledgment.”