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  • August 2, 2014 Alumni Cocktail Party Come celebrate with us! The Office of Engagement invites you to an end-of-summer Alumni Cocktail Party hosted by the Alumni Board. The Peace College / William Peace University alumni event will be held in Main Parlor and Main Patio where we will welcome some of our newest alumni. R.S.V.P. ONLINE BY JULY 28, 2014 - CLICK HERE view Event
  • September 8, 2014 Manning Music Series Concert: Steve Elmer Jazz Trio Performs William Peace University kicks off the 2014-15 Manning Music Concert Series with a performance by the Steve Elmer Jazz Trio, live from New York City, on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Kenan Hall. The Steve Elmer Trio features Steve Elmer (piano), Don Gladstone (bass), and Bobby Cohen (drums) playing jazz standards and original compositions. Admission is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC, but RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. 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. The concerts this year include: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 featuring Broadway musicians Carolann Sanita and Lauren Kennedy, Visiting Professor of Music Theatre, in a "Broadway Comes to Peace" concert.* Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 featuring an Octet of the North Carolina Symphony's Principal wind players. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony and their guest soloist and composer, Timo Andres. Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony and their Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and North Carolina native, Caroline Adelaide Shaw, alongside vocalists from the William Peace University Singers and within the Bachelor of Fine Arts major. * Note, the Broadway Comes to Peace concert is $10 for adults; $5 for students. All other Manning Series Concerts are free and open to the public with reservations required for general admission reserved seating. William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. 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
  • September 9, 2014 Lunch & Learn: Proactive Health & Wellness William Peace University welcomes Dr. Josh McMillon from Proactive Health & Wellness in Raleigh, NC for the kick-off Lunch and Learn Series event on September 9, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Josh McMillon has a doctorate from University of Western States in Portland Oregon. His doctorate includes a masters level in nutrition all rolled into his doctorate program. He has also completed additional certifications in functional blood chemistry and nutrition from Apex Energetics and Standard Process seminars.  Proactive Health & Wellness has been part of the community for five years and is committed to giving back to many area nonprofits, helping ensure that the people of our community have opportunities to live well and live long. Tickets: $5 Students/ $10 Adults, lunch is included. REGISTER HERE. view Event

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William Peace University Singers To Perform At North Chapel Hill Baptist Church On Aug. 25

By William Peace University on August 23, 2013 7:05 pm

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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