William Carey News

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. 
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Patrick Dickson of Mount Olive was awarded a scholarship from the Education Foundation of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. Dickson is a senior accounting major at William Carey University; he has a 4.0 GPA in accounting and a 3.30 GPA overall. He is a member of the WCU golf team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and participates in intramural sports.


Thursday, October 20, 2016

The William Carey University Tradition campus will present “Anderson, A Mississippi Legacy,” an exhibit featuring works by three generations of the Walter Inglis Anderson family from October 19 – November 11. A reception will be held Wednesday, October 26 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the administration building.


Monday, October 17, 2016
William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty members Dr. Jim Turner and Dr. Italo Subbarao were recognized as Health Care Heroes during an awards ceremony presented by the Mississippi Business Journal on September 29 in Jackson.
The Mississippi Business Journal presents the awards each year to recognize health care professionals whose contributions have increased the well-being of the community. Awards are presented in the following categories: animal care, first responder, nurse, physician, professional, and volunteer.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Friday, October 7, 2016

A donation of playground equipment was a “true blessing,” said Janet Baldwin, director of the Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center. William Carey University donated the swing set and see-saw that were used during the recent production of “How to Eat Like a Child.” Music professor Connie Roberts said rather than take the set apart at the end of the show, she contacted Baldwin to see if the center could use it for its playground.