Don’t let our small size fool you – you won’t find a more active community than ours.
There’s no shortage of ways to fill your time outside the classroom at Peace, whether you’re interested in learning, serving, broadening your horizons or just having fun.
From one-day events to membership organizations, to team sports – we’ve got you covered and then some.
In This Section
Clubs, Activities & Recreation At-a-Glance
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Athletics are an important part of college life, and Peace is certainly no exception. We compete for championships on and off the field.
WPU is a member of the USA South Athletic Conference of the NCAA Division III, fielding teams in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis and volleyball.
The Peace Times
- More than 100,000 people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus, according to nytimes.com. New York, California, and Washington are among the states that have been affected the most by this pandemic. But, all countries around have been affected as numbers continue to rise by the day. As the number of known...
- As we all know, the Coronavirus has greatly impacted the world as we know it. Businesses have been shutting down, schools have moved to online, and now the state of North Carolina enforced a lockdown that started on March 30th. The government has encouraged the United States to stay home and not go into large...
- Students taking Communication Agency this semester created a news show called A Piece of Peace and focused on topics such as musical theatre, sports, and the impact COVID-19 has had on our campus. Check it out on your YouTube channel:
Peace Behind The Scenes
Get a glimpse behind the curtain into student life on campus at WPU. Join WPU students for an Instagram and Snapchat takeover as they show you their day from start to finish. Real students. Real stories. Real accounts.
Search #PeaceBTS on Instagram, view the highlighted stories, or join us on Snapchat: @WPeaceU.
Our students truly care about the community. From service projects in the Appalachian Mountains, to assisting in the fight against Cancer, or packing thousands of meals for the homeless and less fortunate – our students get it done.
For example, rather than spending time relaxing on the couch at home on Fall Break, William Peace University students go above and beyond, spending their time helping others.
Student Showcase is a conference-style event which showcases our students’ research presentations, performances, poetry readings, debates, cross-disciplinary creative projects, and much more.
Intramural Sports & Athletics Facilities
As a Peace student, you will have access to a full-service CrossFit box, six all-weather Laykold tennis courts, a softball field, an indoor basketball court, weight and fitness rooms, and an intramural court.
Also, take fitness classes like Zumba or yoga with some of our alumni, faculty, and staff.
You can also choose from several intramural sports like flag football, co-ed basketball, kickball, and much more.