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William Carey News

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., June 7, 2012 - Three William Carey University students will compete in the 2012 Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg June 27-30.

The students include Miss William Carey University Kenna Spiller, Miss Riverbend Julie Falgout, and Miss Pine Belt Shelby Ryals.

Spiller, a sophomore elementary education major from Petal, will present her platform of “Smiling Through Scoliosis,” which is designed to educate young children and teenagers about the disease. Her talent is playing the piano.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., June 6, 2012 - District Teachers of the Year from the southern part of the state were recognized during the monthly Pinebelt Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) meeting at William Carey University on May 29.  Phi Delta Kappa is a professional association for educators, and the Pinebelt chapter includes teachers from elementary through university level.

 “This is a very big milestone for these teachers’ professional careers and we wanted to honor them through Phi Delta Kappa,” said Dr. Barry Morris, dean of the WCU School of Education.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., June 7, 2012 - The Philippines Ambassador the the United States, Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., pinned two distinguished Philippines military medals on Kitsap Naval Base Command Chaplain and Filipino-American, Commander Manuel (Don) Biadog, Jr., a 1983 graduate of William Carey University, at a brief ceremony held at the Ambassador's Office in the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2012. Chaplain Biadog graduated WCU cum laude with a degree in social sciences.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 30, 2012 - Dr. Brett Golson, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Louisville, recently joined the William Carey University faculty and staff as coordinator of bi-vocational programs and assistant professor of religion. Following his service in the U.S. Marine Corps, he obtained his B.S. in history and political science from The University of Southern Mississippi and his B.A. in religion from Carey. Dr.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 31, 2012 - Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, recently announced that there will be no tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year. This is the third consecutive year that there has been no general tuition increase at the university. The announcement comes as public universities in the state prepare to raise tuition rates by up to 15 percent over the next two years.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

 

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 30, 2012 – The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) has established a partnership with Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, enabling third-year medical students to complete their rotations at the clinic.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

 

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 30, 2012 – Three professors from William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) attended the Experimental Biology 2012 (EB 2012) meeting sponsored by six scientific societies April 21-25 at the San Diego Convention Center. Dr. John Bailey, professor of physiology and anatomy, Dr. Johnny Porter, professor of physiology, and Dr. Jessica Taylor, assistant professor of physiology, joined 12,000 scientists from a variety of disciplines to participate in the symposia and abstract presentations.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

 

Hattiesburg, MS, May 24, 2012 – Dr. Cena Holifield, founder and executive director of The Dynamic Dyslexia Design School (The 3-D School) in Petal, will teach a graduate course in Multi-Sensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills for Children with Dyslexia (EDU 690) June 4-9 at William Carey University.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

William Carey University’s School of Education hosted the seventh annual Young Authors Celebration (YAC) on March 2. This year, nearly 600 students from eight schools participated in YAC. Participants included Lillie Burney Elementary of Hattiesburg, Rowan Elementary of Hattiesburg, New Hope Christian Academy of Jackson, West Marion Elementary of Columbia, Runnelstown Elementary of Perry County, Purvis Elementary of Purvis, Tylertown Elementary of Tylertown, and Prentiss Elementary of Prentiss.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Dr. Benny Hornsby, instructor of sociology and chair of the social sciences department at the Hattiesburg campus of Pearl River Community College, was the guest speaker for William Carey University’s Christian Leadership Lecture on Wednesday, March 7, in Smith Auditorium. A question and answer session was held following the lecture in the Lucile Parker Gallery for students interested in ministry, chaplaincy, history and counseling careers.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

William Carey University’s professor of mathematics and education Dr. Charlotte McShea and mathematics major Amanda Monk of Perkinston are among 68 outstanding faculty and students from 34 Mississippi public and private universities and colleges to receive special recognition from the Mississippi Legislature during the Higher Education Appreciation Day – Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) program. HEADWAE was established in 1988 by the Mississippi Legislature to recognize outstanding students and faculty in Mississippi’s colleges and universities.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Twenty-six William Carey University students from the Hattiesburg campus were named Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. This is one of the most prestigious awards in the academic community, and has become one of the most highly regarded and long-standing honors programs in the nation.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

The Winters School of Music at William Carey University hosted the District Five High School Choral Music Festival in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus on February 28. Seventeen choirs from seven high schools in the region that stretches from Hattiesburg to Meridian participated. The festival was headed by Dr. Mark Malone, professor of music, and Kathy Vail, associate professor of music.

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