Hattiesburg, Miss., January 17, 2014 - William Carey University’s Mississippi Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society hosted its Carey Collegium VII featuring a lecture by Ellen Ruffin, associate professor and curator of the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi, on January 16. The lecture, “The de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection: The Hidden Jewel,” was held in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on Carey’s Hattiesburg campus. Pictured are (left to right) Dr.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., January 16, 2014 - Lt. Jody Babineaux of Ellisville, a student in William Carey University’s Master of Art in Secondary Education program and a seventh grade math and social studies teacher at Power Academy in Laurel (an alternative school), was recently awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Educator of the Year award. The award was given by the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Committee of the Pine Belt, an organization that honors the civil rights leader during the month of January through a series of events celebrating King’s life and dream.
Spring registration for the Suzuki Institute will begin January 21, 2014. Lessons are available for violin, viola, and cello. For more information, contact the School of Music at 601-318-6175.
Hattiesburg, Miss., January 14, 2014 - The Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey University will host a reception to celebrate the opening of “An Exhibit of Illustrations and Graphic Design” by Ed Ford on January 16, from 4:30-6 p.m. Ford is the director of the Lucile Parker Gallery and assistant professor of art at WCU. The gallery, now located at 512 Tuscan Avenue at Cherry Street, is open Tuesday – Thursday, from 1- 4 p.m. or by appointment 801-755-4052. The exhibit opens on January 15 and will hang through February 12.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., January 10, 2014 - William Carey University’s School of Education offers a Master of Education degree in Dyslexia Therapy. WCU is currently taking applications for the 2014 cohort of students, Cohort II, which will be limited to 25 students. The new class will begin instruction in July, and there are state scholarships available for this program.
Hattiesburg, Miss., January 10 - Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Small Business Leadership Award, given annually by the Area Development Partnership (ADP) and William Carey University (WCU).
The award recognizes the important contributions small businesses make to the economic, social and cultural life of the community and the particular achievements of one individual or family. The award was established in 1990 and is given in memory of Dr. Joe Roberts, a former professor of communications at WCU and one of the founders of Aycock-Roberts Furniture.
Hattiesburg, Miss., January 8, 2014 - Five William Carey University art students were recently juried into the 2014 Mississippi Collegiate Art Exhibition. Out of 767 entries from 11 schools, Juror Kathryn Jill Johnson chose 124 pieces for inclusion in the show, which is a collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures.
Hattiesburg, Miss., January 7, 2014 - The Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey University will host a reception to celebrate the opening of "An Exhibit of Illustrations and Graphic Design" by Ed Ford on January 16, from 4:30-6 p.m. Ford is the director of the Lucile Parker Gallery and assistant professor of art at WCU. The gallery, now located at 512 Tuscan Avenue at Cherry Street, is open Tuesday-Thursday, from 1-4 p.m., or by appointment 801-755-4052. The exhibit starts on January 15 and will hang though February 12.
Hattiesburg, Miss., February 13, 2014 - Dr. James “Jim” M. Turner, D.O., FACOFP, FACOEP, dean of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), was recently invited by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve as a member of the Healthcare Solutions Institute’s Board of Directors. The Mississippi Healthcare Solutions Institute, which was formed in 2013, serves as a public-private partnership to champion healthcare growth and development.
Hattiesburg Miss., December 20, 2013 - William Carey University is offering unique classes during the J-Term, January 6-10, 2014, on the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. The deadline for registration is noon on the first day of class, January 6.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 19, 2013 - William Carey University Business Leadership Institute students recently attended the Area Development Partnership (ADP) Annual Meeting featuring Governor Phil Bryant as keynote speaker. Led by Dr. Cheryl Dale, dean of the WCU School of Business, the Leadership Institute (LI) seeks to develop leadership skills of elite Carey business students through professional and community activities.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 19, 2013 - William Carey University inducted 28 new members, all students on the Hattiesburg campus, into the Mississippi Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on December 11. 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.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 17, 2013 - William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) student Ryan Hagenson of Purvis recently received The Lois S. McKenzie Humanitarian Restricted Scholarship. Chosen by the dean of the WCUCOM, Dr. Jim Turner, the scholarship is awarded to a top second-year WCUCOM student from South Mississippi who shows an interest in practicing medicine in Mississippi and working with the elderly. The scholarship was established by Lois S. McKenzie's son, Joel McKenzie of Foxworth.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 5, 2013 - Dr. Read Diket, professor of art and education/director of Center for Creative Scholars at William Carey University, along with her daughter, Tally Scully, and Tally's niece, Callie LaValle, recently published their first book, "Houdini and the Magic Molt." Scully and LaValle wrote the educational children's story, and Dr. Diket created the illustrations. Dr. Diket will hold a book signing for the new publication on WCU's campus December 11 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in front of Wilkes Hall.