William Carey News

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
William Carey University honored active duty service members and veterans during Military Appreciation Day sponsored by the School of Business Leadership Institute on April 11.
Approximately 60 area veterans, including a large group from the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, attended the event, which was held between games of a baseball doubleheader versus Martin Methodist College. The honorees and their families received free admission to both games and were served lunch catered by Newk's Eatery, Raising Cane's and Coca-Cola.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The William Carey University School of Business inducted 17 students into the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society in Business, Management and Administration during Homecoming activities on March 28.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
D.R.E.A.M. of Hattiesburg Inc. will host the "Substance Abuse and Your Congregation" conference from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on April 23 in the Kresge and Glass rooms of Thomas Business Building at the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
For the third consecutive year, William Carey University has partnered with Hattiesburg High School to offer an ACT and college preparatory program that included scholarship money to students attending all program sessions.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The William Carey University Student Art Show and Competition, featuring artwork by students from both the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses, will be on display at the Kress Live in Biloxi from April 16-30.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The William Carey University Tradition campus in Biloxi is hosting a special art exhibit by area artist Kathryn McCann through April 30.
McCann graduated from Carey in 2011 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She went on to graduate from Mississippi College with a Master of Education degree in 2013 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2014. McCann's work consists primarily of mixed media and incorporates her loves of watercolor painting, papermaking, printmaking and ceramics.
Monday, April 13, 2015
William Carey University has again been named a Champions of Character Five-Star Institution by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
The NAIA Champions of Character program focuses on five core values, including integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership, and works to instill these values through programs for student-athletes and professional development for coaches and staff.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The William Carey University Office of Admissions will host Early Registration Day for the summer and fall terms at both the Hattiesburg campus and the Tradition campus in Biloxi from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on April 24.
During Early Registration Day, both freshman and transfer students can meet with admissions personnel and faculty advisors, visit key offices, register for classes and tour the university.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Chase Crocker of Ocean Springs, a senior music education major at William Carey University, was recently selected as the first recipient of the Michael Iler Memorial Music Scholarship.
The scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in memory of Michael Iler of Vancleave, a Carey music student who died in March 2014 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident caused by an alleged drunk driver. Michael Iler's wife and fellow Carey student Annissa Iler survived the crash but suffered serious injuries.
Friday, April 10, 2015
For the seventh consecutive year, William Carey University has received a perfect score of 3.0 on the Financial Responsibility Index released by the U.S. Department of Education.
For-profit and non-profit institutions of higher learning are required to annually submit audited financial statements to the Department of Education to demonstrate they are maintaining the standards of financial responsibility necessary to participate in Title IV, or federal student aid.
Friday, April 10, 2015
A William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty member recently contributed to the development of the national licensing examination for osteopathic medicine.
Dr. Steven Piper, medical director of clinical simulation and assistant professor of clinical sciences for Carey's medical college, contributed to the case and exam development of the performance evaluation part of Level 2 of the COMLEX-USA, or the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The William Carey University Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art, located on the Hattiesburg campus adjacent to the Smith/Rouse Library, is hosting a special exhibit of art by Carey students through April 29.
The show features work by Zina Brown, a senior art major from Hattiesburg; Markasha Woullard, a senior art major from Petal; and Chris Holzinger, a graduate art education student from Lumberton.
The Gillespie Museum is open from 1 until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment by calling (601) 318-6542.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Ben Salters of Ocean Springs, a senior music performance major at William Carey University, recently won the Governors' Award given by the Mississippi chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Salters also won the top prize in his division, senior men, during the chapter's annual meeting at the University of Southern Mississippi from March 20-21.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The Mississippi Legislature recently named April 19-25 as National Osteopathic Medicine Week in Mississippi and the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine has planned events to observe the special week.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education will host an Admission to Teacher Education Roundup on Monday, April 13 for individuals interested in becoming educators.
The informational event will be held from 5 until 5:45 p.m. in Room 102 of Fairchild Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.
During the program, Dr. Tammie Brown, chair of Carey's Department of Curriculum and Instruction, will present information to students interested in becoming teachers either through the traditional or alternate routes.