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William Carey News

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Auditions for cast and interviews with crew for the 37th season of Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT) are Saturday, March 31, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.
CDT presents two musicals in June and July. All members of the company, performers and staff, will be compensated. The financial package includes salary, tips (company members serve during dinner), and housing.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The William Carey University women’s golf team opened their season with a win against the University of New Orleans at Shadow Ridge Golf Club on Wednesday, February 15, in the Lady Crusaders debut at home. The Lady Crusaders represented themselves well, with a score of 362 over UNO’s 513. WCU’s 362 set a new single round record for the Lady Crusaders. Summer Struzinski finished with a score of 80, breaking WCU’s low round record for women’s golf.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Dr. Julie Smith-Rogers, associate professor of biological sciences at William Carey University, and her 12-year-old son, Brady, recently won the Stove Top Hero Cooking Video Contest cooking “Julie’s Mardi Gras Pasta.” Dr. Smith-Rogers has a blog entitled “Menu Musings of a Modern American Mom” through which she shares some of her favorite family-friendly recipes. One of the persons associated with the contest made a comment on the Food Network Facebook page about one of her recipes, and encouraged her to submit a video.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

William Carey University recently signed Raleigh High School standout Lauren Little to play for the Lady Crusaders softball team. Little is the first recruit signed by the Lady Crusaders for the 2012-2013 recruiting class.
Little, a 5”10 All-State first baseman, posted impressive numbers during her junior season, hitting 608 with five homeruns, six triples, seven doubles and 40 runs batted in (RBIs). She spends her summers playing travel softball with the Mississippi Elite program.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A group of senior William Carey University business students enrolled in Strategic Management are participating in a Business Simulation Game (BSG) and for the week of January 12-29, ranked globally based on their company’s competitive performance in five specific areas. BSGs allow participants to experience the realities of strategic management in an interactive, virtual economy, competing with one another in a real-time competition.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

William Carey University recently signed Raleigh High School standout Lauren Little to play for the Lady Crusaders softball team. Little is the first recruit signed by the Lady Crusaders for the 2012-2013 recruiting class.
Little, a 5”10 All-State first baseman, posted impressive numbers during her junior season, hitting 608 with five homeruns, six triples, seven doubles and 40 runs batted in (RBIs). She spends her summers playing travel softball with the Mississippi Elite program.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Amite County resident Mildred Belle Martin Barron, the oldest living graduate of Mississippi Woman’s College, which is now William Carey University, celebrated her 105th birthday on January 2 in Summit. For her birthday, WCU presented Mildred with a framed copy of her diploma from MWC, to replace the original one that burned in a house fire in 1936.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Parents and students from Christian Home Educators of Hattiesburg (CHEH) visited William Carey University to see the traveling exhibition Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on Friday, February 10. CHEH is a support group of Christian homeschoolers whose goal is to provide spiritual and emotional support as well as to enrich ministry, academic, and recreational activities for member families.

Monday, February 13, 2012

William Carey University’s teacher education program has recently been approved by the Mississippi State Board of Education under the new Blue Ribbon Redesign for Teacher Education. Every college and university in the state of Mississippi must meet a certain criteria to receive Blue Ribbon status.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

William Carey University hosted a Gear-Up Day for high school students on Friday, January 20. Gear-Up Day gives prospective students, even as young as high school sophomores, a glimpse into university life and offers information on admissions, financial aid, housing and student life. After a welcome session in the Student Conference Center, students were led on campus tours by Carey Connection student ambassadors, followed by lunch in Wilkes Dining Hall.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Five William Carey University theatre majors received awards at the 2012 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) held in Daytona, Fla., January 31-February 4.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) supported American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women – National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 3. The students wore red, and invited students, faculty, and staff on the WCU campus to walk at least one lap on the campus walking track during the lunch hour. SOMA also set up a link to collect donations for the American Heart Association.

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