Hattiesburg, Miss., October 25, 2013 - William Carey University hosted a reunion for Mississippi Woman’s College, the predecessor to William Carey, on October 18 in the Thomas Business Building on the Hattiesburg campus. The luncheon included an address and special entertainment by Miss Mississippi Chelsea Rick, who recently completed her first year of medical school at the WCU College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM). Dr. Tommy King, president, gave an update on university happenings, construction, and plans for the future.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., October 23, 2013 -
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 23, 2013 - Dr. Charlotte McShea, professor of mathematics and chair, department of mathematics at William Carey University, has been named College Mathematics Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM). The purpose of MCTM is to encourage an active interest in mathematics, to afford a medium of interchange of views regarding the teaching of mathematics, and to further the cooperative study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics at all five levels of instruction.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 23, 2013 - Dick Vogel, associate vice president for athletic and university advancement, recently served as a presenter at The Business of Small College Athletics workshop at the Oklahoma City Marriott October 14-15. The Business of Small College Athletics workshop is designed specifically for administrators working in small college athletic departments.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 17, 2013 - Carl L. Nicholson, Jr., CPA, president and CEO of Nicholson & Company, served as guest speaker for William Carey University’s Christian Leadership Lecture on October 16 in Smith Auditorium.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 16, 2013 - Jerry and Kelly Southern, workers in Thailand, spoke to Carey Scholars during their monthly Honors Colloquium at William Carey University on October 11. The couple is currently home on furlough, living in the missionary house at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Sumrall and working with their home church of Providence Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.
Jerry is originally from Purvis and Kelly is from Mt. Olive Their son Austin is a college freshman and their daughter Adriene attends Sumrall High School.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 15, 2013 - William Carey University’s Dr. Kelly Caffery, instructor of biology and psychology, will be holding an Enrichment Day at the Hattiesburg Zoo for her animal behavior class on October 19 at 11a.m. They will be making and presenting enrichment items to several different animals at the zoo including the jaguar, tiger, servals, lemurs, and other primates.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 15, 2013 - William Carey University graduate (’71) Dr. G. Douglas Inglis, director and research professor at The Texas Tech University Center in Seville, Spain, will teach the course HIS 490/590: History of the Southern Frontier at WCU’s Hattiesburg campus during J-Term January 6-10, 2014. The class, which counts for undergraduate or graduate credit, will be from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. with an hour lunch break from 12 – 1 p.m. The cost is $340 per hour for the three-hour credit course.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 15, 2013 - William Carey University held its fifth annual International Food Fair on October 10 in the Student Conference Center. Booths were set up representing different countries, and each booth offered samples of food from that country. The booths were adorned in colorful decorations and flags from each country hung from the ceiling.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 10, 2013 - Dr. Myron Noonkester, dean of the Noonkester School of Arts and Letters, has recently been named as the 2013 Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year for William Carey University. Dr. Noonkester was selected by the Mississippi Humanities Council, who chooses one faculty member at each higher learning institution in the state.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 10, 2013 - Pictured are (left to right) Dr. Tim Glaze, director of Baptist Student Union (BSU) at William Carey University, Dr. Rebekah Naylor, global health care consultant for Baptist Global Response, and Shane Thrash, assistant director of BSU at WCU, before Dr. Naylor spoke at WCU’s chapel service on October 9. Dr.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 9, 2013 - Lt. Jody Babineaux of Lake Charles, La., 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 selected to be a member of the National Troops to Teachers (TTT) program. Troops to Teachers is a Department of Defense Program managed by the Defense of Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support in Pensacola, Fla.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 9, 2013 - In recognition of Dyslexia Awareness Month, William Carey University’s Department of Education recognized their inaugural Dyslexia Therapy graduate cohort with a Red Coat Ceremony on October 5. The graduate students, who began courses in the summer, are entering the dyslexia therapy internship phase of the Master’s Degree program.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 8, 2013 - William Carey University’s Winters School of Music presented “Opera Lite,” directed by Kimberle Moon and accompanied by Timothy Dail, on October 3 and 4 in Smith Auditorium. The October 3 performance was a matinee attended by local elementary, middle and high schools. The October 4 performance was an evening production open to the public.