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William Carey News

Monday, June 23, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 23, 2014 - The William Carey University School of Education has added four graduate courses to its list of Summer Term II offerings.  The four courses will be offered completely online beginning July 7. Summer Term II is five weeks long and will end on August 8. The courses can be used as part of a graduate degree program, for license renewal, or as electives. Courses include EDU 572 (Survey of Exceptional Children); EDU 627 (Performance Assessment); EDU 602 (Trends in Children’s Literature), and EDU 646 (Secondary Methods).

Friday, June 20, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 20, 2014 - William Carey University held the annual Softball Day Camp at Carey’s Kennedy Sports Complex, June 10-12 and again June 17-19, coached by WCU Head Softball Coach Wendy Hogue along with Assistant Coach Craig Fletcher and a group of former Carey softball players.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 17, 2014 - William Carey University Winters School of Music is hosting “My First String Camp at Carey” June 16-20 on the Hattiesburg Campus. The camp, which offers Suzuki and elementary strings classes for first to sixth graders, is from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. each day.

For the camp finale, the children will perform a concert on Friday, June 20, at 11:15 a.m. in Smith Auditorium. Admission is free.

For more information on the camp or WCU’s School of Music, call 601-318-6175.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 16, 2014 - A group from William Carey University’s Baptist Student Union left on June 13 for an 18-day mission trip to Brazil. While there, the group is partnering with the International Mission Board (IMB) as part of “The Cross at the Cup” ministry. Student volunteers from all over the U.S. will minister to indigenous people groups and orphanages, as well as those in Brazil for the FIFA World Cup June 12 - July 13. The WCU BSU group will have an opportunity to attend some of the World Cup matches, as well.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 16, 2014 - Fifteen William Carey University students were honored at the 2014 Theatre Awards Dinner held on May 3 in the Joe and Virginia  Tatum Theatre. This annual event recognizes the contributions and talents of theatre majors and students of other majors who participate in theatre throughout the academic year. May 3

Friday, June 13, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 13, 2014 - William Carey University held the 2014 Bobby Halford Baseball Day Camp this week, June 9-13, at WCU’s Kennedy Sports Complex. The camp allows young players, ages 7-12, to improve their skills and learn new techniques. Halford said that the camp covers a wide variety of topics, including infield and outfield play as well as batting technique. He and the other coaches teach these young boys the proper way to hit, run, catch and throw, while giving individual pointers for personal improvement.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 13, 2014 - William Carey University held the annual Softball Day Camp at Carey’s Kennedy Sports Complex, June 10-12, allowing girls of all ages to learn new techniques and practice their game. The camp was instructed by WCU Head Softball Coach Wendy Hogue along with Assistant Coach Craig Fletcher and a group of current and former Carey softball players.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 11, 2014 - Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT) will present the musical drama “The Spitfire Grill” June 12 – 28  in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.
Sponsors for the 39th season are Bancorp South, William Carey University, and an anonymous friend of CDT.  

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 3, 2014 - Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT) is pleased to announce its 2014 season. “The Spitfire Grill,” a musical drama based on the movie of the same name, will be presented June 12 - 28, and will be followed by “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” a musical comedy set at a garage and road-side diner, July 8 - 19.  Performances will be presented in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS., June 2, 2014 - The William Carey University Lady Crusaders softball team recently competed in the 34th Annual National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Softball World Series held at South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus, GA, May 23-29.  Although the Lady Crusaders fell to SSAC rival Auburn Montgomery (AUM)10-6 in the championship game, they did beat AUM earlier in the day 7-4 to force the deciding game of the championship. The Crusaders, ranked No.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, May 23, 2014 - William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) will graduate the inaugural medical school class on May 24 at 10 a.m. in Smith Auditorium. Ninety-four students will receive their doctor of osteopathic medicine degrees during this historic event. Upon graduation, WCUCOM will officially obtain accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).

Friday, May 23, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, May 23, 2014 - Joshua Wilson, marketing specialist at William Carey University, was recently named to the 2014-2015 Board for the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) during the 2014 CPRAM conference held at the Bancorp South Arena in Tupelo May 19-20.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

William Carey University’s newest marketing commercial, CAREY IS, is now available on YouTube. The commercial can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF2IYOIJ1ao&feature=youtu.be.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, May 13, 2014 - William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership (ADP) honored Wyche McMullan, owner McMullan Motors, with the 2014 Small Business Leadership Award during the 22nd Annual Small Business Leadership Luncheon held May 7 at Southern Oaks House and Garden. Brent Christensen, executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority, served as keynote speaker for the event.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, May 12, 2014 - William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) will officially obtain accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) following the inaugural medical school graduation ceremony on May 24 at 10 a.m. in Smith Auditorium. Ninety-one students will receive their doctor of osteopathic medicine degrees during this historic event.

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