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Counselors and Staff

Freshmen Students:
see map below to find the Admissions Counselor for your area

Transfer Students:
all transfer students from all states will be assisted by Counselor Kathrin White

Alissa King

Director of Admissions
William Carey University, Box 13
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
1.800.962.5991 Ext. 103
601.318.6103

Alissa received a Bachelor of Science in Business and was very involved in student activities while she was a student. She was a WCU Cheerleader, a member of Pi Omega Social Club, Alpha Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Lambda, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

"As a student, the strong scholarship opportunities and the caring faculty are the two things that attracted me to William Carey University. As an employee, the friendships developed while assisting students and families with their college choice have truly been rewarding. Watching students grow in each facet of their life – intellectually, socially, and spiritually – has been one of the most enjoyable parts."

Brandon Dillon

Associate Director of Admissions
Director of International Admissions
William Carey University, Box 13
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
1.800.962.5991 Ext. 103
601.318.6103

Brandon received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Science in Counseling. As a student, he was a member of Sigma Psi Nu, Chi Beta Phi and Alpha Chi Honor Society. He served as a representative for the Student Government Association, as a member of the ministry team for the Baptist Student Union, and as a mentor to fellow WCU students.

"William Carey University helped me grow both academically and spiritually. The experiences I had as a student at Carey prompted me to come back as an employee. It's rewarding to work in a caring, Christian environment where I can serve God and serve others."

Jessica Clark

Undergraduate Recruiter and Admissions Counselor
Territory includes counties surrounding Jackson, MS and Northern Mississippi counties
William Carey University, Box 13
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
1.800.962.5991 Ext. 103
601.318.6103

Jessica Clark graduated from William Carey in August, 2013, with Bachelors of General Studies with concentrations in English and Psychology.  During her time at Carey, she participated in the Work Study Program, while also volunteering within her community and church.

“I chose to attend Carey because of the small class sizes and friendly environment. With having smaller classes it allows you to have a more one-on-one relationship with the teachers.  Carey also helped me grow more spiritually with my faith.  While at Carey I have made strong friendships that will last a lifetime. “

Shane McInnis

Undergraduate Recruiter and Admissions Counselor
Territory includes 15 counties surrounding Hattiesburg
William Carey University, Box 13
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
1.800.962.5991 Ext. 103
601.318.6103

Shane is a 2006 graduate of William Carey University. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in History and a minor in Religion. While a student, Shane was an active member of the BSU and was an officer in Carey Connection. He is currently pursuing a Masters degree in the field of Ancient Imperial History.

"At Carey, I developed friendships that will last my lifetime. The faculty and staff became a second family that pushed me to grow as a student and a Christian. I am overjoyed to be able to offer new students the same support that was once offered to me."

Meagan Smith

Undergraduate Recruiter and Admissions Counselor
Assists with all territories
William Carey University, Box 13
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
1.800.962.5991 Ext. 103
601.318.6103

Meagan received a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications and Theatre and a Master of Education with an emphasis in English. As a student at WCU, she was apart of the Joe Roberts Forensics Speech and Debate Team for four years, as well as Carey Connection, the Student Government Association, the Cobbler newspaper staff, and mission trips to Japan and India.

"My mother advised me to go away for college to 'spread my wings'. William Carey offered me a mixture of security and opportunity that I found no where else. Your journey starts here, and I hope that I can help."

Kristina Wheat

Undergraduate Recruiter and Admissions Counselor
William Carey University, Box 13
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
1.800.962.5991 Ext. 103
601.318.6103

Kristina is a 2009 graduate of William Carey University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Social Science and a minor in Recreation. While at Carey, Kristina was a member of the Diamond Girls, yearbook staff, and involved in various intramural sports.

"I chose Carey because of the family atmosphere. It is a great community where the faculty and staff know your name, both in and out of the classroom. Also, it’s home away from home but still close to my hometown. The knowledge I gained while at Carey prepared me for after college, and I’m proud to call William Carey my home."

Kathrin White

Undergraduate Recruiter and Admissions Counselor
Assists with all transfer students
William Carey University, Box 13
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
1.800.962.5991 Ext. 103
601.318.6103

Kathrin White will graduate from William Carey this coming May, 2013, with a BS in Psychology and Minor in English. During her time as a student here at Carey, she participated in the Work Study program. She enjoys being involved in her church and community.

“Coming to William Carey University as a transfer student myself, I feel that I have an advantage in helping other students looking to make the transition from another college to WCU. My time at Carey was extremely rewarding. I look forward to sharing the many opportunities available for students to grow and excel in their studies and in life.”