William Carey News

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The William Carey University Lucile Parker Gallery will present “Spiritus Invictus: A Journey of Belief,” an exhibit of work by Rick Wilemon of Hattiesburg, from August 18-27. A reception for the exhibit will be held from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on August 25.
Wilemon, a 2015 graduate from Carey’s art department, said the exhibit “…is a collection of moments and experiences captured on paper, canvas and in transformed, everyday objects” and is also an expression of his Christian beliefs.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The fall term for the William Carey University Suzuki Institute, which offers violin, viola and cello lessons for children ages 4 and up, will begin on August 17.
The term will last 12 weeks and will incorporate private lessons, group classes, recitals and parent-teacher conferences. Classes are offered in varying skill levels. The institute’s curriculum is based on the teaching philosophy of Japanese violinist Shinichi Suzuki, who believed “musical ability is not an inborn talent but an ability that can be developed.”
Thursday, July 30, 2015
“Actions, not words” was not only the annual theme for William Carey University as a whole; it was also a call to action for 11 Carey nursing students.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
William Carey University will hold commencement ceremonies on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
The Friday ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. for doctoral candidates from the School of Education and the Fail School of Nursing as well as Specialist in Education candidates from both the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. The speaker will be Dr. Chuck Benigno, superintendent of the Laurel School District.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
An essay by Dr. Lorie Watkins, an associate professor of language and literature at William Carey University, has been published in “Faulkner’s Geographies,” a book exploring fictional locations created by Mississippi author and Nobel Prize laureate William Faulkner.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
William Carey University hosted a regional workshop for the Mississippi Foreign Language Association at the Hattiesburg campus on July 24.
The workshop, now in its fourth year at Carey, is held for teachers to share experiences they have in their respective classrooms and to also learn new ways of instructing their students.
Friday, July 17, 2015
A professor and students from the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine have received international recognition for a four-part series of articles focusing on the use of social network Twitter as a communications tool in crisis situations.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
William Carey University is one of three universities in Mississippi working with the CEEDAR Mississippi Partnership, an effort to improve overall educational services to students with disabilities throughout the state.
Friday, July 10, 2015

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Friday, July 10, 2015
Eighteen area school teachers recently participated in a month-long teacher quality improvement institute hosted by the William Carey University School of Education.
Monday, July 6, 2015
The William Carey University Office of Admissions will host Early Registration Day for the fall term at both the Hattiesburg campus and the Tradition campus in Biloxi from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, July 17.
Early Registration Day offers new students the opportunity to meet with admissions personnel and faculty advisors, visit key offices, register for classes and tour the university. The fall term begins on August 24 and runs through October 28.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
The William Carey University Center for Creative Scholars will host the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead! Creativity Exploration Camp for students in grades two through eight at the Hattiesburg campus from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on July 21-23.
During the camp, students will explore their creative potential through activities in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. The camp will engage participants through critical thinking and problem-solving with a creative arts emphasis.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
William Carey University offices will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observation of the Independence Day holiday.
No day or night classes will meet. This closing applies to both the main campus in Hattiesburg and the Tradition campus in Biloxi.
Offices will reopen and second summer term classes will begin on Monday, July 6.
For more information, call (601) 318-6051.