Alexandra Finazzo
  • Musical Theatre and Communication
  • Chapel Hill, NC

Alexandra Finazzo of Chapel Hill Selected to Omicron Delta Kappa Chapter of William Peace University

2014 Nov 3

William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce that Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), a national leadership honor society, has selected Alexandra Finazzo of Chapel Hill, NC, for initiation this academic year.

In all, 24 students, two faculty members, two staff members and two alumni from WPU were selected for initiation this academic year during a formal ceremony on Sunday, November 2 in Dinwiddie Chapel.

"We are so proud of these students for being selected to ODK," said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., President of William Peace University. "All of our students do an outstanding job both in and outside of the classroom. This is just one example of that hard work paying off."

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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