William Carey News
The annual Paul Harbin Soccer Camp was held at William Carey University July 7-10.
The camp, which has been conducted by Harbin for over 20 years, is designed to help build confident and responsible young female soccer players. Approximately 200 student-athletes from nine Mississippi and Louisiana high school varsity and junior varsity teams participated in the camp.
William Carey University recently placed in the top 100 on a national survey that considers costs and employability of the school’s graduates.
President Tommy King stated, “This is another confirmation by an external rating service that William Carey University is preparing students to compete in the job market.”
Hattiesburg, MS, July 2, 2014 - Fourteen students and one professor from William Carey University’s Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing joined the Talladega Baptist Medical Dental Missions International (BMDMI) team for an evangelistic mission trip to Jesus de Otoro, Honduras in May. WCU’s student nurses discovered a deep desire to learn more about cultures other than their own, cultivated lifelong skills and established new friendships from around the globe during the seven day journey.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 30, 2014 - William Carey University’s Carey Dinner Theatre will present the popular country music-themed comedy “Pump Boys and Dinettes” July 8-19 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 24, 2014 - Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, was elected to a four-year term on the International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities (IABCU) board during the annual meeting June 1-3 in Charleston, S.C. The IABCU, which was formerly the Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools, is owned and operated by its 47 member schools located in 16 states and two foreign countries. The association includes 44 colleges and universities, two Bible schools, and one theological seminary.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 24, 2014 - William Carey University received special recognition by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) for three programs in The School of Education. The Second Annual Review of Teacher Preparation Programs evaluated 1,612 teacher preparation programs across the United States, including 20 graduate and undergraduate programs in Mississippi. Elementary, secondary and special educations programs were fully evaluated.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 24, 2014 - The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University is currently displaying a an exhibit “A Slice of Summer,” featuring works by Charles Ambrose, Walter Inglis Anderson, James McConnell Anderson, Leif Anderson, Christopher Stebly, and other Mississippi artists. The exhibit will hang until August 27.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 23, 2014 - The William Carey University School of Education has added four graduate courses to its list of Summer Term II offerings. The four courses will be offered completely online beginning July 7. Summer Term II is five weeks long and will end on August 8. The courses can be used as part of a graduate degree program, for license renewal, or as electives. Courses include EDU 572 (Survey of Exceptional Children); EDU 627 (Performance Assessment); EDU 602 (Trends in Children’s Literature), and EDU 646 (Secondary Methods).
Hattiesburg, MS, June 20, 2014 - William Carey University held the annual Softball Day Camp at Carey’s Kennedy Sports Complex, June 10-12 and again June 17-19, coached by WCU Head Softball Coach Wendy Hogue along with Assistant Coach Craig Fletcher and a group of former Carey softball players.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 17, 2014 - William Carey University Winters School of Music is hosting “My First String Camp at Carey” June 16-20 on the Hattiesburg Campus. The camp, which offers Suzuki and elementary strings classes for first to sixth graders, is from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. each day.
For the camp finale, the children will perform a concert on Friday, June 20, at 11:15 a.m. in Smith Auditorium. Admission is free.
For more information on the camp or WCU’s School of Music, call 601-318-6175.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 16, 2014 - A group from William Carey University’s Baptist Student Union left on June 13 for an 18-day mission trip to Brazil. While there, the group is partnering with the International Mission Board (IMB) as part of “The Cross at the Cup” ministry. Student volunteers from all over the U.S. will minister to indigenous people groups and orphanages, as well as those in Brazil for the FIFA World Cup June 12 - July 13. The WCU BSU group will have an opportunity to attend some of the World Cup matches, as well.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 16, 2014 - Fifteen William Carey University students were honored at the 2014 Theatre Awards Dinner held on May 3 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre. This annual event recognizes the contributions and talents of theatre majors and students of other majors who participate in theatre throughout the academic year. May 3
Hattiesburg, MS, June 13, 2014 - William Carey University held the 2014 Bobby Halford Baseball Day Camp this week, June 9-13, at WCU’s Kennedy Sports Complex. The camp allows young players, ages 7-12, to improve their skills and learn new techniques. Halford said that the camp covers a wide variety of topics, including infield and outfield play as well as batting technique. He and the other coaches teach these young boys the proper way to hit, run, catch and throw, while giving individual pointers for personal improvement.
Hattiesburg, MS, June 13, 2014 - William Carey University held the annual Softball Day Camp at Carey’s Kennedy Sports Complex, June 10-12, allowing girls of all ages to learn new techniques and practice their game. The camp was instructed by WCU Head Softball Coach Wendy Hogue along with Assistant Coach Craig Fletcher and a group of current and former Carey softball players.