Hattiesburg, Miss., October 31, 2013 - William Carey University student-athletes Kyle Curtis and Lauren Douglas were recently presented with the Halbrook Award that is given by the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities. Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, recognized the students during WCU’s chapel service on October 23.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., October 30, 2013 - Twenty-eight business majors and three faculty members from William Carey University participated in Make a Difference Week October 22-25. The School of Business partnered with Volunteer Hattiesburg to serve as site coordinators for six homes in the Hattiesburg area affected by the February 10 tornado. Also, the organizations Gamma Chi and Pi Omega sponsored a car wash on campus to raise money for tornado victims.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 30, 2013 - The Mississippi State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts held a meeting luncheon and toured William Carey University’s art museum on October 15. The purpose of the National Museum of Women in the Arts organization is to bring recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 30, 2013 - William Carey University’s men’s basketball program is offering a free basketball clinic for boys ages 8-13 on November 2 in Clinton Gymnasium on the Hattiesburg Campus. The men’s basketball team is partnering with the Hattiesburg Police Department and Grace Temple Ministries to conduct the clinic, which will run from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The clinic is part of WCU implementing the NAIA Champions of Character program which promotes the core values of respect, integrity, sportsmanship, servant leadership, and responsibility.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 25, 2013 - The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation’s Ann Morris Memorial Fund recently awarded $7,000 to the William Carey University Quality of Life Project, which pairs students with adults with intellectual developmental disabilities in activities designed to enrich their lives. The project has been in operation since August 2009.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 25, 2013 - William Carey University hosted a reception for Miss Mississippi Chelsea Rick on October 18 in the Asbury Administrative Center lobby. Rick recently completed her first year of medical school at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM).
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 25, 2013 - William Carey University hosted a reunion for Mississippi Woman’s College, the predecessor to William Carey, on October 18 in the Thomas Business Building on the Hattiesburg campus. The luncheon included an address and special entertainment by Miss Mississippi Chelsea Rick, who recently completed her first year of medical school at the WCU College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM). Dr. Tommy King, president, gave an update on university happenings, construction, and plans for the future.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., October 23, 2013 - Dr. Charlotte McShea, professor of mathematics and chair, department of mathematics at William Carey University, has been named College Mathematics Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM). The purpose of MCTM is to encourage an active interest in mathematics, to afford a medium of interchange of views regarding the teaching of mathematics, and to further the cooperative study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics at all five levels of instruction.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 23, 2013 - Dick Vogel, associate vice president for athletic and university advancement, recently served as a presenter at The Business of Small College Athletics workshop at the Oklahoma City Marriott October 14-15. The Business of Small College Athletics workshop is designed specifically for administrators working in small college athletic departments.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 17, 2013 - Carl L. Nicholson, Jr., CPA, president and CEO of Nicholson & Company, served as guest speaker for William Carey University’s Christian Leadership Lecture on October 16 in Smith Auditorium.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 16, 2013 - Jerry and Kelly Southern, workers in Thailand, spoke to Carey Scholars during their monthly Honors Colloquium at William Carey University on October 11. The couple is currently home on furlough, living in the missionary house at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Sumrall and working with their home church of Providence Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.
Jerry is originally from Purvis and Kelly is from Mt. Olive Their son Austin is a college freshman and their daughter Adriene attends Sumrall High School.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 15, 2013 - William Carey University’s Dr. Kelly Caffery, instructor of biology and psychology, will be holding an Enrichment Day at the Hattiesburg Zoo for her animal behavior class on October 19 at 11a.m. They will be making and presenting enrichment items to several different animals at the zoo including the jaguar, tiger, servals, lemurs, and other primates.