Raleigh, NC, October 29, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Anna Burrelli has joined the university’s admissions department as an admissions counselor, where she will represent the university to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and organizations involved in the college selection process. A 2006 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Burrelli began a career in higher education at Duke University in Durham, N.C., before transitioning into admissions counseling with Miller-Motte College and ITT Technical Institute.
“The field of higher education learning is one that has consistently remained a passion in my life, as I truly believe all individuals deserve the opportunity to participate and excel in advanced education institutions,” said Burrelli. “I am honored to be joining William Peace University and assisting its mission to provide excellence in academics.”
“The role of an admissions counselor is critical to the overall success of William Peace University students, which is why I am proud to have Anna on our staff because of her understanding and appreciation for providing students with valuable educational resources,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D, president of William Peace University.
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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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