Raleigh, NC, October 16, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, hosted a “Back to Broadway” concert featuring Jason Dula, musical theatre professor, and Courtney Balan, Broadway performer, on Oct. 6 in Kenan Theatre. The concert was held in celebration of the commencement of William Peace University’s new Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Acting and Musical Theatre.
“We were excited to have Jason Dula and Courtney Balan kick off the commencement of the new BFA programs in Acting and Musical Theatre,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D, president of William Peace University. “We look forward to providing students the opportunity to study and experience theatre at William Peace University. Our new programs offer an array of innovative classes, which will train students in the collaborative skills and knowledge necessary to pursue a career in theatre.”
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William Peace University is located in the heart of 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. 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 will begin admitting male students 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. For more information, please visit http://www.peace.edu.
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