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New WCUCOM class welcomed to Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg, Miss., August 10, 2012 - The Area Development Partnership, the Historic Downtown Association (HHDA), the City of Hattiesburg, and VisitHATTIESBURG hosted a private reception to welcome the new William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) students and faculty on Wednesday, August 8, at the Historic Depot in downtown Hattiesburg. Featured speakers included Betsy Rowell, executive director of HHDA; Web Heidelberg, president of HHAD; John Brown, assistant to the mayor, speaking on behalf of the City of Hattiesburg, and Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU. The 108-member class includes 67 men and 41 women.

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(left to right) Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, Betsy Rowell, executive director of Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association, and John Brown, assistant to the mayor, pose for a photo at the reception to welcome new WCUCOM students and faculty held at the Train Depot downtown on August 8. Dr. King, Rowell, and Brown, along with Web Heidelberg, were featured speakers at the event.