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William Peace University Launches Saturdays@Peace Program to Learn and Earn a Degree on Weekends.



Raleigh, NC, May 27, 2012 --(PR.com)-- William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the School of Professional Studies will launch Saturdays@Peace in fall 2012. This new program allows students to attend classes and earn a bachelor's degree by taking classes on the downtown campus on Saturdays. For a half or full day every Saturday, with just $250 for each credit hour and the ability to transfer up to 90 credit hours, Saturdays@Peace lets students complete their studies in from one to three-and-a-half years. Three degrees will be offered to begin, including: Bachelor of Science in business administration, Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Bachelor of Arts in elementary education or elementary education/dual licensure in special education: general curriculum (K-12). The university plans to add additional degrees through the program in the coming years.

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“Saturdays@Peace is another innovative way William Peace University is offering students the chance to obtain a post-secondary school education in a way that fits their schedule,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D. “For people who find it inconvenient to attend night classes during the week, this is a wonderful option they can pursue to complete their degree and increase their potential income. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that on average, professionals with a bachelor's degree earn approximately 65 percent more per year than their counterparts without a degree, and Saturdays@Peace provides those interested in having a degree a way to achieve this goal without disrupting the bulk of their busy lives.”

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- For more information on how to participate in Saturdays@Peace, contact Tonita H. Few at (919) 508-2214 or email gps@peace.edu.

About William Peace University:

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. 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 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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