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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014 - The art department of William Carey University hosted the Fifth Annual High School Art Competition in the Lucile Parker Gallery (LPG) on March 1. The exhibition gave area high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to showcase their talents and compete for scholarships. Thirty-two students from the following high schools participated in the competition: Oak Grove High School, Perry Central High School, Presbyterian Christian High School, South Jones High School, and West Jones High School. The event was directed by Dr.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014 - William Carey University’s nursing professors Felicia Browning and Karen Sicard will both be presenting posters at nursing conferences in April.

Browning, assistant professor of nursing and director of continuing education, will present at the Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS) in Mobile, Ala., on April 4. This is the first conference held by the Alabama-Mississippi chapter of TCNS, and the theme is “Transcultural Caring: Transcending Differences Embracing Commonalities.”

Friday, March 7, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 7, 2014 - Dr. LaRue Stephens of Biloxi, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Long Beach, will serve as chair of the William Carey University Board of Trustees for 2014. Dr. Stephens served as an adjunct professor of religion at WCU for seven years and previously served on the Board of Trustees.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 5, 2014 - The William Carey University Quality of Life (QOL) Project is a program that pairs students with adults with intellectual developmental disabilities to engage in activities designed to enrich their lives. Recently, the group made a trip to Memphis to visit the National Civil Rights Museum and tour Graceland. The program is funded through The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation’s Ann Morris Memorial Fund, which was set up by John Morris to honor the life of John’s late daughter, Ann, who was mentally disabled.
 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 5, 2014 - William Carey University’s School of Education will host the ninth annual Young Authors Celebration (YAC) on Friday, March 7, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. There will be over 400 students from eight area elementary schools at the event, along with their teachers and parents.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 3, 2014 - William Carey University sends condolences to the Iler family. Michael Iler and his wife, Annissa, were in a car accident over the weekend. Michael passed away and Annissa is currently hospitalized. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 3, 2014 - WDAM caught up with WCU cheerleader Ashley Arnau, known for her front-flip basketball shot, after Arnau made her famous shot again January 30, 2014 and gained national attention all over again.  Below is the video interview.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 26, 2014 - Dr. Everett Roark, director of the Master of Biomedical Science Program and assistant professor of genetics and microbiology at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), served as a speaker at the Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association (MOMA) Winter Meeting held February 22-23 at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi. Dr. Roark presented a lecture titled, “Overview of Medical Genetics in Primary Care,” which will count toward Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians in attendance.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 26, 2014 - William Carey University hosted a workshop titled, “Preaching Through Hebrews: An Expository Sermon Preparation Seminar” on February 24 in Thomas Business Building. Nearly 30 preachers from North Mississippi to the Gulf Coast were in attendance. Keynote speakers were Dr. Brett Golson, coordinator of bi-vocational programs and assistant professor of religion at WCU; Kevin Jackson, pastor of Grace Baptist Church of Grenada; Dr. Chas Rowland, pastor of Bovina Baptist Church, and Wade Stevens, pastor of First Baptist Church of Mathiston.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 26, 2014 - William Carey University’s Office of Admissions held a symposium for high school students interested in health care careers on February 19.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 13, 2014 - The Pascagoula River Audubon Center will hold a clinic at William Carey University on Saturday, February 15, In Green Science Hall Room 105 at 10 a.m. Dr. Thomas Rauch, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, will host the group as a presentation is given about the Great Backyard Bird Count and other Audubon Society projects. Basic bird feeding concepts to help attract more birds to backyards will be presented also.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 13, 2014 - Dr. James “Jim” M. Turner, D.O., FACOFP, FACOEP, dean of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), was recently invited by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve as a member of the Healthcare Solutions Institute’s Board of Directors. The Mississippi Healthcare Solutions Institute, which was formed in 2013, serves as a public-private partnership to champion healthcare growth and development.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 12, 2014 - The Department of Language and Literature at William Carey University has received national recognition for its programs in English and English education from the  National Council for Accreditation in Teacher Education (NCATE) and the National Council Teachers of English (NCTE).  The programs will be listed as nationally recognized through a 10-year accreditation cycle from February 1, 2014 to August 1, 2024, and will be included on the NCATE/NCTE website as nationally recognized programs.  

Monday, February 10, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 10, 2014 - Jaime M. Hill, director of postdoctoral development for the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), was elected to the Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce (OMPW) Executive Committee during the OMPW’s December advisory board meeting. Hill, who began working at the WCUCOM in 2010, was appointed by Dean of the WCUCOM Dr. Jim Turner to serve as the dean’s designee to the OMPW in July 2013. She has served in her current role at the WCUCOM since March 2013.

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