William Carey News

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Spirit of Carey, the William Carey University marching band, will be featured during “10 Years and 10,000 Reasons,” a celebration of recovery following Hurricane Katrina, at the Barksdale Pavilion in Gulfport’s Jones Park on Saturday, August 29.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Three second-year medical students at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine were honored with special awards during the sixth annual White Coat Ceremony on August 15 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
Christen Jones of Moselle received the Asbury Award for Academic Excellence, which was endowed by the Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg and is given annually to recognize the student from the foundation’s eight-county service area who achieves the highest grade point average during the freshman year of study.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
William Carey University recognized employees with service awards during annual faculty and staff meetings at the Hattiesburg campus on August 14 and August 18. 
Employees with five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of service were recognized by Dr. Tommy King, Carey president, and presented with a service pin and certificate.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted the sixth annual White Coat Ceremony for the new medical college class, the Class of 2019, on August 15 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
Monday, August 17, 2015
An information session for prospective students interested in the William Carey University Doctor of Physical Therapy program will be held in the Kresge Room of the Thomas Building on the Hattiesburg campus from 2 until 4 p.m. on Friday, September 11.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education has received national recognition for the Master of Education in educational leadership degree from the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC), a specialized professional association partnered with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
More than 450 William Carey University students received degrees during the largest August commencement in the university’s history on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
Monday, August 10, 2015
William Carey University will hold General Registration Day for the fall term at both the Hattiesburg campus and the Tradition campus in Biloxi on Wednesday, August 19.
Admissions personnel will be available from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Hattiesburg campus and from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Tradition campus.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Steve Knight, athletic director and head coach of men’s basketball at William Carey University, was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame during the 2015 induction ceremony at the Capital City Convention Center in Jackson on August 1.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The William Carey University Lucile Parker Gallery will present “Spiritus Invictus: A Journey of Belief,” an exhibit of work by Rick Wilemon of Hattiesburg, from August 18-27. A reception for the exhibit will be held from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on August 25.
Wilemon, a 2015 graduate from Carey’s art department, said the exhibit “…is a collection of moments and experiences captured on paper, canvas and in transformed, everyday objects” and is also an expression of his Christian beliefs.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The fall term for the William Carey University Suzuki Institute, which offers violin, viola and cello lessons for children ages 4 and up, will begin on August 17.
The term will last 12 weeks and will incorporate private lessons, group classes, recitals and parent-teacher conferences. Classes are offered in varying skill levels. The institute’s curriculum is based on the teaching philosophy of Japanese violinist Shinichi Suzuki, who believed “musical ability is not an inborn talent but an ability that can be developed.”
Thursday, July 30, 2015
“Actions, not words” was not only the annual theme for William Carey University as a whole; it was also a call to action for 11 Carey nursing students.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
William Carey University will hold commencement ceremonies on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
The Friday ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. for doctoral candidates from the School of Education and the Fail School of Nursing as well as Specialist in Education candidates from both the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. The speaker will be Dr. Chuck Benigno, superintendent of the Laurel School District.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
An essay by Dr. Lorie Watkins, an associate professor of language and literature at William Carey University, has been published in “Faulkner’s Geographies,” a book exploring fictional locations created by Mississippi author and Nobel Prize laureate William Faulkner.