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William Carey News

Friday, September 21, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 21, 2012 - The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University is currently displaying a fall exhibit featuring works by Lucile Parker, Greg Cartmell, William Hollingsworth, Jr. Marie Hull, Karl Wolfe, and other Mississippi artists. The exhibit will hang until September 28.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 20, 2012 -

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 20, 2012 - The School of Education at William Carey University, in partnership with the Mississippi Dyslexia Therapy Association, presented a Dyslexia Institute on September 6 on the Hattiesburg campus. The sessions included “Screening Students in Kindergarten and 1st Grade for Dyslexia” and “Dyslexia for Diagnosticians.” The Dyslexia Institute sessions were led by Rep. Larry Byrd, state representative, District 104; Dr.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 4, 2012 - William Carey University announced its Student Government Association (SGA) officers and representatives for the 2012-2013 academic year during Opening Convocation on August 27. The officers and representatives are (front row, left to right) Nistha Pradhan of Lalitpur, Nepal, treasurer; Nina Tessin of Richland Hills, Texas, chief justice; Marian Mauseth of Indianola, vice president; Colton Lee of Poplarville, chief of staff and commissioner of student affairs; and Brooke Morgan of Hickory, commissioner of entertainment.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 2, 1012 - William Carey University held its annual Opening Convocation to welcome students, faculty, and staff in Smith Auditorium on August 27. The ceremony included a processional of faculty, staff members, and students representing the different departments, special music by the Carey Chorale, a welcome by president Dr. Tommy King, introduction of the Student Government Association officers introduction of campus organizations, and introductions of new faculty and staff members.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Dr. Kimberle Moon, a well-known performer, educator, and clinician who specializes in vocal health issues for singers, actors, and pastors, recently joined the William Carey University Winters School of Music faculty as artist in residence in voice. Dr. Moon obtained her bachelor’s and master’s in voice from Ohio University before earning her D.M.A. in voice and speech pathology from Ohio State University. She also studied voice, acting, dance, and directing at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 15, 2012 - Iris Easterling, retired assistant professor of language and literature and curator of the Sarah Gillespie Art Museum at William Carey University, has published an extensive collection handbook for the  museum. Easterling and Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, presented the first copy to local artist Tommie Hollingsworth-Williams on August 7.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 14, 2012 - Stephen G. Fletcher, second year medical student from Hattiesburg, was presented with the Asbury Award for academic excellence by William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  The Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg endowed the award to recognize the student from the Asbury service area who achieves the highest grade point average during his/her freshman year.  Mr. William K. “Bill” Ray, president and CEO of the Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg, Inc., presented Mr. Fletcher with a medallion and Dr.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 10, 2012 -

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 10, 2012 - The Area Development Partnership, the Historic Downtown Association (HHDA), the City of Hattiesburg, and VisitHATTIESBURG hosted a private reception to welcome the new William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) students and faculty on Wednesday, August 8, at the Historic Depot in downtown Hattiesburg. Featured speakers included Betsy Rowell, executive director of HHDA; Web Heidelberg, president of HHAD; John Brown, assistant to the mayor, speaking on behalf of the City of Hattiesburg, and Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 8, 2012 - William Carey University welcomed a new class to the Master of Biomedical Science (MBS) program on Friday, August 3.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 7, 2012 -  The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) welcomed new students to school with orientation activities August 1-3. Included in the orientation schedule were welcoming sessions, distribution of medical instruments, lectures on study skills, overviews of courses, a student organization fair, and breakfast fellowships sponsored by Amite County Medical Services, Inc., Regions Bank, and Crowne Apartments.

Monday, August 13, 2012

New Orleans, La., August 7, 2012 - William “Bill” K. Ray, president and CEO of the Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg, Inc., spoke at William Carey University’s commencement ceremony for students on the New Orleans campus on August 3, in Leavell Chapel at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. This graduation was one of the four ceremonies WCU held August 3-4, with nearly 400 students graduating.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 6, 2012 -

(left to right) Judge Keith Starrett, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi, poses with Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, prior to one of the university’s four commencement ceremonies held August 3-4. Judge Starrett spoke at WCU’s commencement ceremony for Tradition campus students receiving both graduate and undergraduate degrees held on Saturday, August 4, in Smith Auditorium at 4 p.m.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 6, 2012 -

(left to right) Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, poses with Dr. Gordon Sansing, director of church relations for Mississippi Baptist Hospital in Jackson, prior to one of the university’s four commencement ceremonies held August 3-4. Dr. Sansing spoke at WCU’s commencement ceremony for undergraduate students held on Saturday, August 4.

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