William Carey News

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education will host Education Signing Day, an event to honor new teacher candidates and student teachers, at 5 p.m. on April 30 in the Student Conference Center in Wilkes Dining Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Wes Cameron, an instructor of music at William Carey University, recently received a contract from Hope Publishing Company to publish one of his original compositions.
Monday, April 27, 2015
The William Carey University Department of Art hosted an opening reception for the annual Student Art Show and Competition at the Kress Live in Biloxi on April 16.
Monday, April 27, 2015
William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine first-year student David Nguyen has been accepted into a summer research program at the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, a research facility operated by the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.
Monday, April 27, 2015
William Carey University theatre major Joey Roderick of Blue Ridge, Ga., recently won the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival national first place award for sound design.
Roderick designed, produced and created sound for the Carey theatre production “Scenes from Argonautika.”
Monday, April 27, 2015
William Carey University graduates were named Administrator of the Year and Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Teacher Center, a service of the Mississippi Department of Education, during an awards ceremony in Jackson on April 23.
Dr. Patrick Gray, a 2001 graduate and principal of Oak Grove Middle School, won the state administrator accolade while Anna Morris, a 2005 and 2011 graduate and a teacher at Oak Grove Lower Elementary School, received the state teacher honor.
Friday, April 24, 2015
William Carey University has announced the schedule for commencement exercises in May 2015.
May 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. – Graduate students (Hattiesburg campus)
May 16, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. – Noonkester School of Arts and Letters, Fail School of Nursing, and School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences undergraduate students
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted the 2015 Research Symposium on April 17 with Dr. Stefanie Jeffrey of Stanford University as the keynote speaker.
Monday, April 20, 2015
The William Carey University Theatre will host professional puppeteer Peter Zapletal and Puppet Arts Theatre’s production of “The Adventure of Momotaro the Peach Boy” at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 23 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
As a result of strong growth in health-related programs, the William Carey University Board of Trustees recently approved the creation of the College of Health Sciences.
The new academic unit will include several existing programs at the university, including the School of Nursing, the Department of Physical Therapy, the health information management program and the health education and administration program. Dr. Janet Williams, dean of Carey's nursing school, will serve as dean of the new college.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The Cobbler, the student newspaper of William Carey University, earned several awards during the 2014-2015 Better Newspaper Contest – Student Division, hosted by the Mississippi Press Association Education Foundation.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Sixteen William Carey University students were inducted into the Mississippi Beta chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on April 15.
Membership into Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior, senior and graduate class members. Carey students must have at least a 3.70 grade point average on the 4.0 scale to qualify for membership.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
William Carey University honored active duty service members and veterans during Military Appreciation Day sponsored by the School of Business Leadership Institute on April 11.
Approximately 60 area veterans, including a large group from the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, attended the event, which was held between games of a baseball doubleheader versus Martin Methodist College. The honorees and their families received free admission to both games and were served lunch catered by Newk's Eatery, Raising Cane's and Coca-Cola.