William Peace University Sponsors Greater Raleigh Chamber Of Commerce's Chamber Executive Women's Luncheon

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) January 04, 2012 - William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the university will sponsor the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Executive Women's Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd. in Cary, N.C. from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will cover the topic of "Women in Politics: Heeding the Call of Public Service." A panel of elected female officials will provide personal and professional insights into the political arena and all that encompasses running for public office. A nonpartisan forum, the panel will discuss the career paths that led to political offices, what is required for effective leadership and what inspired each individual to embark on careers of public service. Cost of the luncheon is $40 per employee of chamber member firms and $55 per employee of non-member firms.

    "We are proud to sponsor the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce's first Chamber Executive Women's Luncheon for the 2012 year," said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. "As a university, we have a commitment to providing our students with the all the opportunities needed in becoming contributing citizens of the community, which is why we are in full support of an event that provides an open discussion of both the challenges and successes that come with political leadership."

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    - For more information on the Chamber Executive Women's Luncheon, please visit http://bit.ly/srzfPc.

    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.

    Jennifer Fair
    MMI Public Relations
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    jennifer ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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