William Carey News

Friday, January 23, 2015
William Carey University will present Lisa Loomer’s “Bocon,” an award-winning fable filled with humor and enchantment, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10 and at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 14 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.
Friday, January 23, 2015
William Carey University hosted Scholarship Day for prospective freshman students with a composite ACT score of 24 and above and transfer students with a 3.5 grade point average and above at the Hattiesburg campus on January 23.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Personnel from the NASA DEVELOP National Program will be at William Carey University in the lobby of Green Science Hall from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 22 to discuss internship possibilities with interested students.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Forty-two William Carey University students were inducted into the Mississippi Beta chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on January 14.
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.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Five William Carey University art students recently earned honors in the Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition, an art contest held annually among both public and private universities and colleges throughout the state.
Friday, January 16, 2015
William Carey University will be closed and day classes will not meet in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 19. This closing applies to the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. Night classes will meet at their scheduled time on both campuses. 
Offices will reopen and day classes will resume the normal schedule on Tuesday, January 20.
For more information, call (601) 318-6051.
Friday, January 16, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry Studies will host Keyboards and Canapés, an opportunity to sample assorted refreshments while listening to familiar works set for multiple pianos, in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The largest gift from an individual in the institution’s 123 years of operation will assist William Carey University in building a school of pharmacy on the Tradition campus in Biloxi and in efforts to launch the doctor of physical therapy program at the Hattiesburg campus.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Leo W. Seal Family Foundation, headquartered in Bay St. Louis, has pledged $125,000 for the establishment of the school of pharmacy at the William Carey University Tradition campus in Biloxi.
Monday, January 12, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music/Indigo Productions will present “Walk With Me: The 16th Street Bombing,” a musical retelling the story of the September 1963 Birmingham, Ala., bombing, on February 5 at Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
The first production will be at 10 a.m. and will be a collaborative presentation from the School of Music and the history and English departments for area high school students. The presentation at 7 p.m. is open to the general public.
Monday, January 12, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education has been awarded a $90,000 grant for teacher quality improvement under Title II of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Title II grants, which are awarded in Mississippi by the Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning, focus on preparing, training and recruiting high-quality teachers and principals. Twelve grants were awarded in the state this year.