Communications

Weekly Student Communication (TUG + SPS) | April 21, 2021

WPU Student community,  If you haven’t noticed—we are a few weeks away from the end of the spring semester! While some of you will be graduating, we hope to see the rest of you next semester (registration is now open!). It’s a great day to be a Pacer. Last week we...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG + SPS) | April 14, 2021

WPU Student community,  We hope you enjoyed Student Showcase and had the opportunity to experience and learn about some of the amazing work your fellow Pacers are doing. It’s always a great day to be a Pacer. Across North Carolina, anyone over the age of 16 is...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG + SPS) | April 7, 2021

WPU Student community,  We hope all of you had a good long weekend and found safe ways to get rest and enjoy a break from studies.  On March 31, 2021 Governor Roy Cooper announced an accelerated plan for COVID vaccination eligibility. The goal is to get all those who...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG + SPS) | March 31, 2021

WPU Student community,  It’s a short week! As you celebrate the break from campus (April 1+2 off) take time to relax and rejuvenate. Continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing and wash your hands as we head into the home stretch of the semester.  Earlier this...

A Message from Dr. Ralph to SPS Students | March 29, 2021

WPU School of Professional Studies community, Over the past year, we have been faced with unprecedented challenges that have required much sacrifice and commitment. You have all shown amazing fortitude and resilience through adapting, limiting your social activities,...

A Message from Dr. Ralph to TUG Students | March 29, 2021

WPU Student community, Over the past year, we have been faced with unprecedented challenges that have required much sacrifice and commitment. You have all shown amazing fortitude and resilience through adapting, limiting your social activities, following health and...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG + SPS) | March 24, 2021

WPU Student community,  A reminder that next week, April 1 + 2nd there will be no classes! Enjoy your break and please continue to follow the health and safety protocols: wear a mask, social distancing and wash your hands. It's our best protection. Stay abreast of...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG + SPS) | March 17, 2021

WPU Student community,  Across North Carolina, and the country, the distribution of COVID vaccinations continues to surge and this is good news. Currently Group 3 is eligible as frontline essential workers and this includes workers in the following environments: child...

Weekly Student Communication (SPS) | March 10, 2021

WPU School of Professional Studies community, We hope that you find the opportunity to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. There are lots of activities and ways to get involved across campus and on Thursday we will celebrate Founders Day of Giving (I think there are...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG) | March 10, 2021

WPU Student community,  We hope that you find the opportunity to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. There are lots of activities and ways to get involved across campus and on Thursday we will celebrate Founders Day of Giving (I think there are cupcakes!). While the...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG + SPS) | March 3, 2021

WPU Student community,  This week is Founders Day of Giving (3/11) and we hope you can participate as this is a great opportunity to support WPU and learn about the importance and impact of giving. COVID Corner with Dr. Scott, WPU University Physician Back to the...

Weekly Student Communication (SPS) | February 24, 2021

Hello, I hope you are enjoying the sunshine and finding time to take care of yourself.  We are just past the halfway point of Session I.  Don’t forget to utilize the tools and resources that are available via the Center for Student Success, including academic support...

Weekly Student Communication (TUG) | February 24, 2021

WPU Student Community, Celebrate Pacer Day and let’s focus on the positive. Today is Pacer Day! Take some time to rest, recharge, and enjoy the fun events that are planned to practice self care. Treat yourself to a free scoop of Two Roosters, or learn how caring for...

Weekly Student Communication (SPS) | February 17, 2021

WPU School of Professional Studies community,  We are heading into the third week of February and we hope that you are looking forward to warmer days ahead. The news across North Carolina and our local area regarding the decrease in COVID-19 case counts is promising....

Weekly Student Communication (TUG) | February 17, 2021

WPU Student community,  We are heading into the third week of February and we hope that you are looking forward to warmer days ahead ?. The news across North Carolina and our local area regarding the decrease in COVID-19 case counts is promising. We know that by...

Weekly Student Communications (SPS) | February 10, 2021

Thank you for your continued efforts to keep our campus safe. We know that wearing a mask, social distance, avoiding large gatherings and washing your hands are all important to disrupt the spread of COVID-19. Let’s continue to do our part. As a reminder, if you plan...

Weekly Student Communications (TUG) | February 10, 2021

WPU Student community, It's a great day to be a Pacer! In fact, it's always great to be a Pacer. Thank you for your continued efforts to keep our campus safe. We know that wearing a mask, social distance, avoiding large gatherings and washing your hands are all...

Weekly Student Communications (SPS) | February 3, 2021

Hello! And just like that, it’s February. For those of you who are enrolled in an on-campus class, we hope that you are getting ready to transition to regular class delivery beginning Monday, February 8th. All on-campus classes will resume to the originally planned...

Weekly Student Communications (TUG) | February 3, 2021

WPU Student community,  And just like that, it’s February. We hope that you are getting ready to transition to regular class delivery on Monday, February 8th. All classes will now be conducted in the originally planned delivery mode.  We appreciate your continued...

Weekly Student Communications (TUG) | January 27, 2021

WPU Student community,  Thank you for your continued implementation of all the health and safety protocols to keep our community safe and for your commitment to the random required testing, which began last week.  How the Random Required Testing Works: Every Friday at...

Spring 2021 Welcome Message from Dr. Ralph | January 20, 2021

William Peace University Community, I hope you all have had a great first day of classes here at 15 E. Peace Street! Today is an exciting day as we move forward with anticipation and excitement about all that is in front of us this Spring Semester - especially for our...

Weekly Student Communications (TUG Students) | January 20, 2021

WPU Student community, Welcome back! We look forward to the Spring 2021 semester. Let’s continue to work together and follow all the health and safety protocols: Wear a mask both inside and out Keep social distance of 6’ apart Wash your hands If we all do our part, we...

From the Office of Communications (TUG students) | January 12, 2021

WPU Student community, Hello 2021! We are excited to welcome our TUG students back to campus for the spring semester. As you wrap up your holiday break, we want to provide you with the information and resources necessary for a smooth transition back to campus. Today’s...

From the Office of Communications | January 06, 2021

WPU Student community, We hope you had an enjoyable holiday break and are looking forward to returning to campus for the Spring 2021 semester. We are eager to welcome you back.  In the meantime, much of the information on the COVID.peace.edu website has been updated....

From the Office of Communications | December 17, 2020

WPU Students, As Dr. Ralph shared in his video message, to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and wellbeing of our campus community, the University is implementing re-entry Coronavirus testing for the Spring 2021 semester. This decision has been made...

From the Wellness Center regarding COVID testing | November 17, 2020

WPU Students, Thank you for continuing to diligently follow the Community Health Standards and doing your part to help keep our campus community healthy. As you prepare to depart campus for the Thanksgiving holiday, we want to make you aware that WPU is offering free...

From the Office of the President | November 12, 2020

University Community, It is nearly Thanksgiving, and I am filled with gratitude - you have worked incredibly hard during a very challenging season - and I believe we have had a productive semester because of your efforts. I appreciate how everyone worked diligently...

From the Office of Communications | November 6, 2020

Pacers: In compliance with the Timely Notice provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, WPU is giving notice that in the last 24 hours a number of individuals tested positive for COVID-19...

From the Office of Communications | October 24, 2020

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: Yesterday, we identified a cluster of COVID cases at Village Green. A “cluster” is defined by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as five or more cases within 14 days that...

From the Office of the President | October 19, 2020

Dear Students: As noted last week, North Carolina is experiencing an increased number of COVID-19 cases, and hospitalizations are up as well. Clearly, our campus will be affected by this trend. We have just received a few more positive test results among our campus...

From the Office of the President | October 8, 2020

Students: I hope you all enjoyed Pacer Day - it was great to see so many of you out and about on campus! The Planning Team has been hard at work, considering several different options for the Spring 2021 semester calendar. The health and safety of our faculty, staff...

From the Office of the President | September 17, 2020

William Peace University Community, We have just concluded our fourth week of the semester, and it has been wonderful to have our community back together on campus. I am thankful to see so much commitment to our health and safety protocols and ask that we remain...

From Offices of Academic Affairs + Student Life | August 31, 2020

Greetings Pacers! The 2020-21 Academic Catalog, Student Handbook, and Community Code of Conduct are available online for your review: Community Code of Conduct: https://issuu.com/wpeaceu/docs/2020-2021_william_peace_university_community_code_ Student Handbook:...

From Office of Student Life | August 21, 2020

Greetings Pacers: We are thrilled to have you back on campus.  We all knew coming into this semester that it would be a very different experience.  I believe it can be one of our best, if we all work together to remain safe.  We are proud of you for consistently...

From Office of Academic Affairs | July 23, 2020

Dear Students, We are eager to welcome you back to campus, despite these challenging times.  Thank you for your patience. I know you have many questions, and today I write to share information about fall semester classes. Most importantly, I’m pleased to tell you that...

From Office of the President | July 14, 2020

Greetings Pacers! With many things to consider as we prepare to return to campus in August, we are using a three-pronged approach that will address: health and safety, facilities, and; maintaining academic excellence. We look forward to your return to campus and being...

From Office of the President | June 18, 2020

As senior leadership and the Fall Planning team continue preparing for your return to campus in August, we look forward to being in community with each other again. In case you missed it, you can view the previously announced dates for fall semester at a high level by...

From Office of the President | June 3, 2020

William Peace University’s (WPU) senior leadership and Fall Planning teams have been meeting regularly to prepare to return to campus in August. In order to create an on-campus, in-person experience with additional health and safety measures that protect students,...

From Office of the President | May 22, 2020

Many things make William Peace University (WPU) a special institution, particularly our commitment to immersive learning experiences for our students. As a University that deeply values in-person instruction, we plan to welcome students, faculty and staff back on...

From Office of Financial Aid | May 13, 2020

WPU Students, The entire William Peace University community understands that issues related to COVID-19 have caused hardships on many of you and your families. We want you to know that we are here to help and work with you so that you can achieve your goals here at...

From Office of the President | April 14, 2020

WPU Community, I am proud of what our Pacer community has accomplished this semester at William Peace University. We have faced unprecedented challenges and yet we have persevered. We have come together, we have extended grace and understanding, we have had some fun...

From Office of Academic Affairs | April 6, 2020

Dear Students, I want to thank you for the extraordinary efforts being made to finish this semester and your courses in the best way possible. This disruption is not easy, and we appreciate your hard work during this extremely challenging time. Many of you have voiced...

From Office of Communications | March 27, 2020

Dear Campus Community, William Peace University was notified Thursday, March 26, that a member of our campus community may be infected with COVID-19. The individual was exposed to a person outside the campus community who is believed to be infected. Our community...

From Office of Residence Life + Housing | March 26, 2020

Dear Pacers and Families, We are writing to provide an update on our decision regarding room and board refunds. We know these are extraordinary times for everyone, and we thank you for your patience as we work hard to help our students as you all face a variety of...

From Office of Academic Affairs | March 19, 2020

Dear Students, As this situation continues to evolve, we’re writing to you to help you achieve academic success. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff remains our top priority. We are working diligently to allow you to continue your education and complete...

From Office of the President | March 18, 2020

William Peace University Students, 15 E. Peace Street is absolutely not the same right now. We are living through challenging times, yet my confidence in each of you has never been higher. You are ready for this – to tackle the remainder of the semester in new and...

From Residence Life | March 13, 2020

Dear Pacers, Thank you for the many good questions and comments we have received over the last 12 hours regarding housing options for the rest of the semester.  Please read this email in its entirety for clarification of the next steps. We have extended the deadline...

From Health Services | March 10, 2020

Dear Pacers, William Peace University leadership is closely monitoring information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American College Health Association, the North Carolina State Health Department, and Wake County Health and Human Services...

From Student Life | March 5, 2020

Dear WPU Community, Dr. Hardin-Lee, University Physician, and other university officials continue to stay current on coronavirus updates and are working closely with Wake County Health Department as there has been at least one confirmed case of coronavirus in Wake...

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