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William Carey News

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 24, 2014 - Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, was elected to a four-year term on the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities (IABCU) board during the annual meeting June 1-3 in Charleston, S.C. The IABCU, which was formerly the Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools, is owned and operated by its 47 member schools located in 16 states and two foreign countries. The association includes 44 colleges and universities, two Bible schools, and one theological seminary.
 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 24, 2014 - William Carey University received special recognition by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) for three programs in The School of Education. The Second Annual Review of Teacher Preparation Programs evaluated 1,612 teacher preparation programs across the United States, including 20 graduate and undergraduate programs in Mississippi. Elementary, secondary and special educations programs were fully evaluated.
 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Hattiesburg, MS, June 24, 2014 -  The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University is currently displaying a an exhibit “A Slice of Summer,” featuring works by Charles Ambrose, Walter Inglis Anderson, James McConnell Anderson, Leif Anderson, Christopher Stebly, and other Mississippi artists. The exhibit will hang until August 27.
 

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 - he International Dyslexia Association (IDA) recently announced that William Carey University’s Master of Education in Dyslexia Therapy program is one of eight university programs in the U.S. that has received accreditation from IDA for having met the standards outlined in the IDA’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.

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