- February 20, 2016 Presidential Open House for the Classes of 2004-2011 A Chance to Be Heard Dr. Brian C. Ralph, William Peace University's 11th President, extends a special invitation to Peace College alumnae from the Classes of 2004-2011 to come back to their Alma Mater for a private open house. Meet Dr. Ralph from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Drop by for a quick visit, a long talk, a campus tour, or anything in between. Main Parlor will be set to receive individuals or groups. R.S.V.P. by Feb. 13, 2016 by clicking here. Refreshments served. view Event
- February 25, 2016 Twelfth Night by William Peace Theatre William Peace Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" directed by Dr. Wade Newhouse, Feb. 25-28, 2016. TICKETS: $15 Adult, $10 Faculty/Staff/Alumni, $5 Student REGISTER HERE William Peace Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy February 25 - 28 in Leggett Theatre on the campus of William Peace University. Drawing inspiration from the romantic comedies of influential filmmaker John Hughes, the show’s design captures the exuberant teen romance of the 1980’s. Twins Viola and Sebastian have been separated from each other in a shipwreck along the coast of Illyria. Disguising herself as a boy named Cesario, she enters the employ of Duke Orsino, who pines after the Lady Olivia. As Orsino sends her to deliver messages of love to Olivia, she falls for him and Olivia falls for her. Meanwhile, Olivia’s uncle, Sir Toby Belch, and a dimwitted knight named Sir Andrew Aguecheek, accompanied by various servants and clowns cause drunken mayhem and prank Olivia’s steward, Malvolio, into believing she is in love with him. Dr. Wade Newhouse directs this production. At William Peace University he currently serves as the Interim Program Coordinator for Theatre and Musical Theatre, and teaches such courses as Composition, Children’s Literature, Southern Literature, Storytelling for Simulation, Critical Approaches to Film, and American Hauntings. He has published articles and book chapters on a wide variety of authors, including Sir Walter Scott, Ambrose Bierce, William Faulkner, and Neil Gaiman. He is the Assistant Director of Raleigh’s Village Idiots and has performed with that improvisational comedy troupe for over ten years. As an actor, Dr. Newhouse has often appeared on the Peace stage, playing such roles as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Herr Schultz in Cabaret, the Narrator/Mysterious Man in Into the Woods, and the Chairman in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Dr. Newhouse has also performed with Bare Theatre, hiSTORYstage, and Forest Moon Theater. view Event
- March 3, 2016 Charlotte Alumni Reception An Evening with Dr. Brian C. Ralph Charlotte-area alumni and friends are invited to a special "Meet and Greet the President" cocktail reception hosted by Amanda Hollingsworth '01, Patton & Cindy Pinkston McDowell '87 and Jim & Beth Michael Moncure '77. Event Location: Dressler's Restaurant, 1100 Metropolitan Ave #125, Charlotte, NC (Complimentary Parking Available) Event Date: March 3, 2016 Event Time: 6:00 p.m. R.S.V.P. by February 24, 2016 by clicking here. view Event
William Peace University Singers To Perform At North Chapel Hill Baptist Church On Aug. 25
Vocal Group Of Four-Year Baccalaureate University To Sing A Wide Repertoire Of Sacred Music At Worship Service
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 23, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the William Peace University Singers will Boulevard) and Eubanks Road in Chapel Hill, N.C. The choral ensemble, directed by Julie Ricciardi, vice president of engagement, will sing a wide repertoire of sacred music, including spiritual and contemporary Christian music. The public is invited to attend this free event.perform at the 11 a.m. worship service of North Chapel Hill Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 25. The church is located near the intersection of Highway 86 (Martin Luther King Jr.
The William Peace University Singers are a musical staple of the university and have performed across the Triangle in a variety of showcases. Their most recent appearances have included Governor Pat McCrory’s inauguration ball, the inaugural AT&T Heritage Calendar gala in Raleigh and carols at the Treyburn Country Club in Durham, N.C.
“William Peace University is honored to have the opportunity for our Peace Singers to showcase their skills at North Chapel Hill Baptist Church, a religious institution in this area for nearly 90 years,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “This occasion will mark the first appearance this fall season of our talented and well-recognized ensemble, and we encourage everyone who enjoys great harmonies and strong vocals presented with a professional style to come out to this special event.”
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