Hattiesburg, Miss., November 12, 2012 - Howell Purvis, retired special agent for the U.S. Secret Service, spoke to Carey Scholars during their monthly Honors Colloquium at William Carey University on October 12.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., November 2, 2012 - Janie Guice, executive director of Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP), spoke to William Carey University pre-med and medical students about the MRPSP on October 29 in WCU’s Green Science building. MRPSP is a program created by the Mississippi Legislature in 2007 that identifies and supports rural college students who aspire to return to their roots to practice medicine.
The November print edition of The Cobbler, the newspaper of William Carey University, is now available online by clicking here.
The November edition features stories about the new Miss William Carey University, the new women's dormitory under construction on campus, remembrances of Dr. Ralph Noonkester, the revival of Carey's instrumental department, cross-country star Joash Osoro, Dr. Daniel Browning and his path to Carey, and many other great stories and features. There is also a full page spread of Costume Ball photos!
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 31, 2012 - Three William Carey University nursing faculty attended the Mississippi Educational Consortium for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Institute’s recent conference “Setting the Bar High: Integrating Technology into Practice” held at Alcorn State University School of Nursing in Natchez on October 12. Dr. Patrick Brady, associate professor of nursing, New Orleans Campus, Dr. Deborah Chatham, associate professor of nursing, Hattiesburg campus, and Dr.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 31, 2012 - Sharon Schamber-Jones, instructor of business at William Carey University, recently had her first book, entitled Gordon’s Creek Anthologies: A Compilation of Short Stories, Poetry, and Photos, published by Gordon’s Creek Press, Inc. Schamber-Jones and her late husband, Bert Schamber, started Gordon’s Creek Press, Inc., in the early 1990’s and developed the idea of Gordon’s Creek Yacht Club, including the logo, which is a forum for Hattiesburg natives to share their stories.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 22, 2012 - Jennifer DeMelo, a senior biology major from Kenner, La., was crowned Miss William Carey University 2013 at the Miss WCU Scholarship Pageant on Friday, October 19. She was also the preliminary interview winner.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 22, 2012 - William Carey University recently signed agreements facilitating an educational and cultural exchange relationship with two Baptist K-12schools in Antofagasta, Chile. The three institutions explored exchange opportunities and ways to develop mutually beneficial academic programs such as the English Language Center at WCU. Dr.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 22, 2012 - William Carey University officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new women’s residence hall on the Hattiesburg campus on October 17. The residence hall, which will be located directly behind Byrd Hall on the south end of campus, will accommodate 96 women residents double occupancy or in 49 private rooms to relieve the school’s housing crunch. The dorm is scheduled to be completed before the beginning of the 2013-14 academic year.
Hattiesburg, Miss, October 19, 2012 - Iris Easterling, retired assistant professor of language and literature and curator of the Sarah Gillespie Art Museum at William Carey University, was recently recognized as assistant professor of English emerita at WCU. Dr. Garry Breland, vice president for academic affairs, presented Easterling with a framed certificate declaring her title during WCU’s chapel on October 3.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 19, 20120 - Rene Yaitul, chaplain at Antofagasta Baptist College and pastor of Amisadai Baptist Church in Antofagasta Chile, served as guest speaker for William Carey University’s chapel service on October 10. Dr. Tim Glaze, director Baptist Student Union (BSU) and assistant professor of religion at WCU, translated for Yaitul. Accompanying Yaitul was Christian Godoy, an English teacher at Eben Ezer High School in Antofagasta who served as a translator.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 19, 2012 - William Carey University held its fourth annual International Food Fair on October 11 in the Student Conference Center. Booths were set up representing different countries, and each booth offered samples of food from that country. The booths were adorned in colorful decorations and flags from each country hung from the ceiling.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 15, 2012 - William Carey University’s athletic department recognized a group of military soldiers following the playing of the national anthem at WCU’s 7 p.m. men’s soccer game against Spring Hill College on October 3. WCU’s new marching band, the Spirit of Carey, performed the national anthem and played a medley of patriotic songs to honor the soldiers during their recognition.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 15, 2012 - Iris Easterling, retired assistant professor of language and literature and curator of the Sarah Gillespie Art Museum at William Carey University, was recently recognized as assistant professor of English emerita at WCU. Dr. Garry Breland, vice president for academic affairs, presented Easterling with a framed certificate declaring her title during WCU’s chapel on October 3.