William Carey News

Monday, December 5, 2016
William Carey University will perform “Sacramento Fifty Miles” on December 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. and at 2 p.m. Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Nov. 29 – Dec. 15 at Lucile Parker Gallery
Monday, November 28, 2016
Children who grow up overweight or obese risk developing secondary diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, heart/renal disease, and joint dysfunction. The William Carey University Tradition campus has partnered with Coastal Family Health Center and the National Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute to address the risk factors that lead to obesity and to encourage healthy eating and exercise habits for middle school students. 
Friday, November 18, 2016
Carey students Nick Joslin and Asia Greer came home on a high note following the regional National Association of Teachers of Singing conference and competition held Nov. 10-12 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. More than 350 students representing colleges and universities from Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas competed in a number of categories. Joslin won fourth place in the sophomore men’s division and Greer won third place in the college musical theatre division.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Now accepting applications for master’s degree program
William Carey University is expanding its dyslexia therapy program and will begin offering the Master of Education in dyslexia therapy on the Tradition campus in Biloxi.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Three William Carey University guitar majors placed in the annual Mississippi Guitar Festival held Nov. 11 and 12 at Belhaven University. Each year the festival offers competitions, lectures, master classes and concerts for the enrichment of enthusiasts, professionals and students of the classical guitar.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
William Carey University will hold open tryouts for the women’s volleyball team on Friday, Dec. 9 in the brand new volleyball facility located on County Drive in Hattiesburg. Tryouts are open to high school seniors, sophomore junior college transfers, and current Carey students.
The schedule is as follows:
3:30 p.m. meet with admissions counselor
4:15 p.m. tour of campus
5:30 p.m. registration begins
6:30 – 9 p.m. tryouts
Thursday, November 10, 2016
William Carey University announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career. 
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The William Carey University School of Education will host the Gulf South Teaching Pedagogy Conference November 11-12. The conference theme is impacting classrooms by using pedagogy that promotes Common Core curriculum and learning mastery. 

Thursday, November 3, 2016

A new agreement between Millsaps College and the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine guarantees admission to the College of Osteopathic Medicine for qualified Millsaps graduates. The agreement was signed November 2 by Dr. Keith Dunn, senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of Millsaps College, and Dr. Jim Weir, associate dean, student affairs and professor of biomedical sciences (pathology) at William Carey University.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

William Carey University is the safest college in Mississippi, according to rankings released by


Monday, October 31, 2016

The Mississippi Association of School Administrators (MASA) presented Dr. Ben Burnett the Golden Lamp Award during the fall leadership conference on October 18 in Jackson.


Friday, October 28, 2016

The William Carey University admissions office will host the 9th annual Pine Belt College Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Conference Center, located in Wilkes Hall on the Hattiesburg campus. 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The City of Hattiesburg presented a resolution on Oct. 18 recognizing William Carey University’s presence in Hattiesburg for 110 years. The school traces its beginning to the Pearl River Boarding School, which opened in 1892 in Poplarville. Following a fire in 1905, the school moved to Hattiesburg and reopened in 1906 with the new name South Mississippi College. Over the years, the university underwent other name changes including Mississippi Woman’s College (1911-1954) and William Carey College (1954-2006).

Monday, October 24, 2016
The Board of Ministerial Education of the Mississippi Baptist Convention recently awarded two scholarships to William Carey University students for excellence in biblical studies.