William Carey News

Thursday, January 21, 2016
William Carey University’s Carey Dinner Theatre was awarded the second annual Pine Belt Image Award during the Pine Belt chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s annual awards banquet at Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg on January 19.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Seventeen works by William Carey University art students have been selected for inclusion in the upcoming Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition, a contest held annually among both public and private universities and colleges throughout the state.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Thirty-eight William Carey University students were inducted into the Mississippi Beta chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on January 14.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
William Carey University has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a leader in Mississippi and in the United States in providing excellent online graduate education programs.
Carey is ranked number 25 on the 2016 Best Online Graduate Education Programs list, which was released on December 12 and ranks 267 institutions from across the country. Carey also tied with the University of Mississippi as the state’s top school in the rankings.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Administrative offices will be closed and day classes will not meet at William Carey University in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18. Night classes will meet at their regularly scheduled times. These closings apply to both the Hattiesburg campus and the Tradition campus in Biloxi. For more information, call the switchboard at (601) 318-6051.

Friday, January 8, 2016
The William Carey University Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art will host a new exhibit, “Mississippi Landscape: An Artistic Legacy,” from January 25 through February 29.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be held from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on January 26 at the museum, which is located on the Hattiesburg campus adjacent to Smith/Rouse Library.
Friday, January 8, 2016
The William Carey University Lucile Parker Gallery will feature an exhibit of oil paintings by Marshall Polson, a Mississippi-based artist and educator, from January 12-28.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be held from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on January 12 at the gallery, which is located at 512 Tuscan Avenue in Hattiesburg.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
William Carey University sophomore Kyle Dykes has been named as the principal trombonist and brass section leader for the Blue Lake International Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Keone Fuqua, a William Carey University theatre professor, will appear on the silver screen in the upcoming Christian film “Yellow Day.”
The film, directed by Carl Lauten, follows a young man’s journey through the Yellow Day, a “miraculous day where the world is revealed as seen through the eyes of God,” according to a review in The Christian Post. The film was produced in Mobile, Alabama, and uses both live action and high-quality animation to reveal how God’s grace changes lives.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
William Carey University will not raise general tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year, university officials announced on January 4.
“Support from the Mississippi Baptist Convention and individual donors makes it possible for us to maintain affordable, low rates,” said Dr. Tommy King, Carey president. “We work very hard to provide a quality, affordable education, and low tuition, combined with generous scholarships, keeps Carey competitive, even with public institutions.”
Monday, January 4, 2016
William Carey University will offer an online master’s degree in criminal justice beginning with the winter term in February 2016.
The master’s degree offers several benefits to those with an interest in the field, said Dr. Karla Pope, chair of Carey’s Department of Criminal Justice.
Friday, December 18, 2015
William Carey University has again been recognized by two national military publications for providing outstanding service in military and veteran education.