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William Carey News

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 7, 2013 - Joshua Stake of Jacksonville, Fla., a second-year medical student at William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WCUCOM), has been accepted as a 2013 Paul Ambrose Scholar. He was selected for this highly competitive and impressive award from among a national pool of medical students’ applicants with interests in public health and prevention (both MD and DO). As part of the program, Stake will attend a leadership symposium in Washington, D.C., June 20-23, and conduct a community-based health education project. Dr.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 7, 2013 - Six William Carey University students were formally inducted into Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society on March 22 on WCU's Hattiesburg campus. Established in 1924 to confer distinction for high achievement in English language, literature, and writing. Sigma Tau Delta invites members to join based on academic excellence.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 7, 2013 - William Carey University will hold registration for the two-week May term on May 20, the day that classes begin. Students must register for these classes by noon on that day.  General registration for summer classes will be held on May 31. Five-week (Summer Term I) and ten-week classes begin on June 3. Summer Term II begins on July 8.

For more information about summer classes at Carey, please see www.wmcarey.edu or call Admissions at 601-318-6103.
 

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 2, 2013 - Three William Carey University business majors received scholarships during the 21st Annual Small Business Leadership Luncheon held by William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership on May 1 at Southern Oaks House and Gardens. Recipients were Sharon Denis Bolton of Hattiesburg, Ashlynn Nicole Hust of Petal, and Tanner James Pace of Columbia.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 2, 2013 - William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership honored Tom White, owner of 206 Front and Bianchi’s Pizzeria in downtown Hattiesburg, with the 2013 Small Business Leadership Award during the 21st Annual Small Business Leadership Luncheon held May 1 at Southern Oaks House and Gardens.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 2, 2013 - William Carey University inducted 36 new members, all students on the Hattiesburg campus, and one honorary faculty member into the Mississippi Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on April 24. Dr. Thomas Richardson, professor and chair of the department of language and literature, was the honorary initiate. Membership into Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior, senior, and graduate class members, and WCU students must have at least a 3.70 Grade Point Average on the 4.0 scale to qualify. 

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 30, 2013 - William Carey University’s Dr. Frank Baugh, assistant professor of psychology and behavioral medicine, dean of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and graduate dean, and Courtney Lauren Daley of Carson, a senior psychology major, 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.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 30, 2013 - William Carey University students Courtney Lauren Daley of Carson and Patrick Earley of Raceland, La., received the Jenkins - Chastain Citizenship Award at WCU’s 2013 Honors Convocation on April 24. Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, presented the awards to Daley and Earley. The highest honor given by the university, it recognizes students who have made the most significant contributions to student and campus life in exemplifying those qualities of citizenship upheld by the university.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 30, 2013 - Josh Holifield of Laurel, son of Dana and Connie Holifield, recently received The Randolph J. and Brenda H. Ross for Excellence in Anatomy Award given to a first-year medical student at William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM). Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, presented it to him during Honors Day Convocation on April 24. The award, established by Dr. Ross and his wife, is given the medical student who has the highest Grade Point Average in anatomy.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 30, 2013 - William Carey University held Honors Convocation 2013 on April 24 in Smith Auditorium. Pictured are (left to right) Valerie Bridgeforth, dean of student services, and Fernando Garcia Vega of Metepec, Mexico. Vega, a member of the Crusaders basketball team, was given the Student Leadership Award and recognized for being Mr. WCU 2013.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 29, 2013 -

William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership will honor small businesses at the Small Business Leadership Award Luncheon (SBLA) on Wednesday, May 1, from 11: 30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Southern Oaks House and Gardens.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 29, 2013 - William Carey University held Honors Convocation 2013 on April 24 in Smith Auditorium. During convocation, Jim Smith, president of Grand Bank in Petal, was presented The Shoe Leather Award, which is given for extraordinary service to the university. Smith, who played baseball and basketball at WCU, graduated with a degree in physical education in 1971. After playing semi professional baseball and minor league football, he was drafted into the military.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 25, 2013 - William Carey University students, faculty, and staff were honored at the Honors Day Convocation held on April 24 on the Hattiesburg campus.  This annual event honors students and faculty for their achievements, while also recognizing scholarship donors and recipients.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 25, 2013 - William Carey University’s Pam Shearer, administrative assistant to the office for advancement and curator of the Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art, recently had her paper titled, “Take the Key and Lock her Up: Symbols of Control in Gabriel Garcia Márquez’s ‘Big Mama’s Funeral’” published in The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 25, 2013 - William Carey University hosted the Bivocational and Small Church Leadership Network (BSCLN) National Celebration April 18-20. The conference, titled “Networking with the Iron Men,” included numerous meetings, lectures, music led by WCU’s School of Music, breakout sessions, a banquet, and other social events.

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