- November 7, 2014 Student-Alumni Bus Trip to Washington, D.C. The William Peace University Office of Student Services invites you to join us for our Student-Alumni charter bus trip to Washington, D.C.! WPU students, faculty, staff, and Peace College & WPU Alumni – and up to 3 guests – are invited to join us for our first round trip bus trip to our Nation's Capitol, Washington, D.C. COST: $125 per ticket INCLUDES: Round trip Charter Bus Fare Overnight Accommodations A Day to Explore D.C. on Your Own Sight-Seeing Cultural Excursions On Your Own Limited space available. ITINERARY: Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 5:15 PM – Check-In 6:00 PM – Bus Leaves for D.C. Bus will make one stop for refreshments Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 12:00 AM (midnight Friday) – Bus arrives in D.C. Overnight accommodations at Hostelling International, Washington, D.C. (breakfast included) You have all day Saturday to explore D.C. on your own. 8:00 PM – Bus departs for Peace Bus will make one stop for refreshments Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 2:00 AM – Bus arrives at Peace For more information, email Lara Lee King, Director of Student Leadership & Service or Sarah Heenan, Director of Student Activities. REGISTER HERE view Event
- November 13, 2014 Little Shop of Horrors The William Peace Theatre Company presents Howard Ashelman's Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Bush. Little Shop of Horrors is an affectionate rock-n-roll spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies that will have you laughing and dancing in your seats. TICKETS: $5 Students / $10 Senior Citizens & Alumni / $15 Adults GENERAL ADMISSION Click here for tickets. view Event
- November 15, 2014 Alumni & Student Holiday Decorating A Peace Holiday Tradition William Peace University is gearing up for the holiday season this year and invites alumni, students and friends to come back to campus and help us decorate for Christmas! Join members of the Alumni Board, President's Ambassadors, WPU Singers, Peer Mentors and other student leaders as we decorate the Main Parlor Tree, the light posts along the pathways of Peace, each building exterior and the fence facing Peace Street. WPU's Main Building is once again featured as a stop on the annual Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour. Help us get it ready for our visitors and as we celebrate the season. Event Time: 10:00 a.m. Event Location: Meet in Main Parlor This is a free event. Event attendees are encouraged to register! Register here! view Event
William Peace University Hosts IOPL’s First Ever Graduating Class of Women in Office
Four-Year Baccalaureate University Holds Graduation for Inaugural Class
RALEIGH, N.C. – William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, continues to celebrate the first ever graduation of the inaugural class of the Institute of Political Leadership’s Women in Office, which was held at the school on Saturday, July 20, 2013.
Over the course of six days, the University provided the graduates with several amenities, including meals, accommodations in campus residence halls, meeting facilities and a variety of support services.
Dr. David McLennan, a Political Science Professor at the University and Faculty Lead for the Program, along with Michael Pearlmutter, Executive Director, and IOPL Chairman of the Board (former) Chief Justice Henry Frye, awarded diplomas to the twelve graduates of the class.
The ceremony also included recognition for the commitment of the IOPL Board of Directors. The program was first started as part of a merger between The Institute of Political Leadership (IOPL) and the North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service (NCCWPS).
For more information on the Institution or the Program, click here.
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