William Carey News

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
William Carey University presented 15 alumni of the Class of 1965 with 50-year medallions during the annual 50-year luncheon held during Homecoming activities on Friday, March 27.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
William Carey University crowned the 2014-2015 Homecoming Court during Homecoming activities on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28.
Tiffany Hooper of State Line was crowned Homecoming Queen. Senior maids were Willa-Ann Renard of Cushing, Okla., and Emily Goff of Vancleave. Junior maids were Conner Sears of Columbia and Kristel Rodriguez of Laurel. Sophomore maids were Leah Smith of Raymond and McKayla Strebeck of Seminary. Freshman maids were Claresta Tasman of Paramaribo, Suriname, and Lindsay Knight of Hattiesburg.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
William Carey University inducted four graduates, including Dr. Adam Breerwood, Vermester Jackson Bester, Carl Merritt Jr. and Dr. Eric Joseph Williams, into the Alumni Hall of Fame during a Homecoming awards banquet at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg on Friday, March 27.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The William Carey University Lucile Parker Gallery will present “Perception Reflection,” an exhibit of works by faculty member Dr. Read Diket, from March 31 through April 16.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 2. Prior to the opening reception, Dr. Diket will give a gallery talk during the Mississippi Beta chapter of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society’s Carey Collegium from 12:15 until 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 31.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The William Carey University School of Business Leadership Institute will host Military Appreciation Day during a baseball doubleheader at Milton Wheeler Field on the Hattiesburg campus beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.
The Crusaders will play the Martin Methodist College (Pulaski, Tenn.) Redhawks. Active duty military members and veterans, along with their families, will receive free admission to both baseball games along with free food provided by Newk’s Eatery and Raising Cane’s.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Barinder Singh, a second-year student at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine from McGehee, Ark., recently won an honorable mention for her poem “Clearing” at the 33rd annual William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition.
The competition is sponsored by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. It is open to students attending allopathic or osteopathic medical schools in the United States and Canada.
Friday, March 27, 2015
The William Carey University Theatre will present John Cariani’s romantic comedy “Almost, Maine” at 7:30 p.m. from April 9-11 and at 2 p.m. on April 11 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry will present “The Magic Flute,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, from Thursday, March 26 through Saturday, March 28 in Hattiesburg and Ocean Springs.
The Thursday and Friday performances will be in Smith Auditorium at the Hattiesburg campus. On Thursday, there will be a 10 a.m. performance for middle and high school students and a 7 p.m. performance for general audiences. The opera will also be performed for general audiences at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The William Carey University Theatre will host professional puppeteer Peter Zapletal and Puppet Arts Theatre’s production of “The Adventure of Momotaro the Peach Boy” at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 23 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The Mississippi Legislature, in a concurrent resolution approved on March 9, recognized the work of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine and named the week of April 19-25 as National Osteopathic Medicine Week in Mississippi.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The William Carey University Student Foundation will host the fifth annual iRun 5K and Fun Run during Homecoming on Saturday, March 28.
Registration for the run will begin at 7 a.m. at the Kennedy Sports Complex on the Hattiesburg campus. The race will begin at 8 a.m. and will circle the Carey campus. A one-mile Fun Run will begin immediately following the 5K.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The William Carey University Office of Admissions will host Super Saturday, an early registration event for new freshmen and transfer students, on March 21.
Super Saturday allows new students to finalize paperwork, tour the Carey campus, meet with their academic advisor and register for classes for the summer and fall terms. Activities will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Hattiesburg campus and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Tradition campus in Biloxi.
Friday, March 6, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education hosted the 10th annual Young Authors’ Celebration, a day of honoring young artists while also promoting lifelong reading, writing and visual expression, on March 6 at the Hattiesburg campus. Approximately 450 first through sixth graders from Lamar County, Jackson, Columbia and Jefferson Davis County schools attended.