William Carey News

Friday, January 30, 2015
A women’s testimony night was held at William Carey University on January 29 with the goal of helping female students realize the words of Ephesians 3:18 and “grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.”
The event, organized by Carey senior Ashley Huntington of Slidell, La., was held in the Student Conference Center on the Hattiesburg campus and welcomed over 150 female students.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus is hosting “Selections from the Gillespie Collection,” an exhibit of art by Mississippi-related artists, through March 31.
The exhibit includes 36 paintings by 34 artists either from Mississippi or with ties to Mississippi. Selected artists featured in the exhibit include Marie Atkinson Hull, Mildred Wolfe, Dollye Kirk, John Armistead, Dodie Dobson and Bobby Walters as well as others.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The William Carey University Tradition campus hosted on January 22 an opening reception for “Identity,” an exhibit of artwork done by senior art students.
The exhibit, which will run through February 9, features work by Hayley Benefield of Gulfport, Ashton Gibson of Gulfport, Jamie Suzanne Nash of Ocean Springs, LucyEllen Landry of Biloxi and Tessa Stockstill of Biloxi.
Friday, January 23, 2015
William Carey University will present Lisa Loomer’s “Bocon,” an award-winning fable filled with humor and enchantment, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10 and at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 14 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.
Friday, January 23, 2015
William Carey University hosted Scholarship Day for prospective freshman students with a composite ACT score of 24 and above and transfer students with a 3.5 grade point average and above at the Hattiesburg campus on January 23.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Personnel from the NASA DEVELOP National Program will be at William Carey University in the lobby of Green Science Hall from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 22 to discuss internship possibilities with interested students.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Forty-two William Carey University students were inducted into the Mississippi Beta chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on January 14.
Membership into Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior, senior and graduate class members. Carey students must have at least a 3.70 grade point average on the 4.0 scale to qualify for membership.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Five William Carey University art students recently earned honors in the Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition, an art contest held annually among both public and private universities and colleges throughout the state.
Friday, January 16, 2015
William Carey University will be closed and day classes will not meet in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 19. This closing applies to the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. Night classes will meet at their scheduled time on both campuses. 
Offices will reopen and day classes will resume the normal schedule on Tuesday, January 20.
For more information, call (601) 318-6051.
Friday, January 16, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry Studies will host Keyboards and Canapés, an opportunity to sample assorted refreshments while listening to familiar works set for multiple pianos, in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The largest gift from an individual in the institution’s 123 years of operation will assist William Carey University in building a school of pharmacy on the Tradition campus in Biloxi and in efforts to launch the doctor of physical therapy program at the Hattiesburg campus.