William Peace University Welcomes World Renown Illusionist to Campus for Exclusive Event
Raleigh, NC, August 30, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to welcome world renown illusionist Blake Vogt to campus for an exclusive magic show on Thursday, September 4 in Kenan Auditorium, located at 15 East Peace Street. Vogt, who is one of the top illusionists in the world, has created magic for David Copperfield, David Blaine, Dynamo, and many other top magicians all over the world.
The show will be held from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and is free to students, faculty, and staff. Season tickets, along with student/faculty/staff ID cards, are required for entrance. The event is not open to the public.
“We’re excited to bring in top talent here at the University,” said Julie Ricciardi, Vice President for Engagement at William Peace University. “Blake is one of the world’s top illusionists, and is sure to put on a great show for the WPU community.”
“We believe in providing our students and community with great entertainment and performances,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., President of William Peace University. “This show should be another great event here on campus.”
“I can’t wait to see what he [Vogt] does on stage,” said Sarah Urman, William Peace University ’17. “I’ve heard about his [Vogt’s] acts before. I can’t believe he’s coming to campus.”
For more information on the event, please visit: http://www.peace.edu/events/arts-and-events.
For details on Blake Vogt and his work, visit: http://www.blakevogt.com.
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About William Peace University:
William Peace University is located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It was founded in 1857 as Peace Institute, offering education for boys and girls in primary grades and to women from high school to college. Peace, an all-women's college, became a four-year baccalaureate college and graduated its first bachelor's students in August of 1996. Exclusively an all-women's institution for its first 152 years, Peace began offering coeducational evening courses through the William Peace School of Professional Studies in 2009. In 2011, Peace College transitioned to William Peace University and welcomed its first coeducational class to its day program in fall 2012. Its mission is to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. On average, more than 90 percent of the university's graduates are placed in jobs or graduate school within one year of graduation. In fact, the University is ranked No. 1 in the nation among colleges with the highest rate of internships, according to a 2013 study conducted by U.S. News & World Report. For more information on WPU, please visit www.peace.edu.