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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hattiesburg, Miss., August 10, 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.
Hattiesburg, Miss., August 8, 2012 - William Carey University welcomed a new class to the Master of Biomedical Science (MBS) program on Friday, August 3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hattiesburg, Miss., August 2, 2012 -
(left to right) Dr. Mary Graham, president of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, poses with Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, prior to one of the university’s four commencement ceremonies held August 3-4. Dr. Graham spoke at WCU’s commencement ceremony for Hattiesburg campus graduate students held on Saturday, August 4.
Hattiesburg, Miss., August 2, 2012 - The William Carey University chapter of the international music fraternity Delta Omicron recently traveled to Lexington, Ky., for the fraternity’s triennial conference. The chapter, Omicron Sigma, received first place in scrapbooks as well as the Award of Excellence and the Award of Efficiency, which are the highest awards a chapter can receive.