Noonkester School of Arts & Letters

How the Noonkester School Got Its Name

The Noonkester School is named for Dr. J. Ralph Noonkester and Mrs. Naomi Hopkins Noonkester, who served as president and first lady of William Carey College from 1956 to 1989.

All of our art courses are taught by professional, working artists who understand what it takes to live a creative life. Our graduates are working in areas all across the country. As a Baptist supported school, we also operate within the framework of Christian morals and values.

Opportunities

  • Overseas study programs
  • Pre-professional advisement in law
  • Study, internship and research opportunities in the Carey Center, Museum and Research Collection
  • Opportunities for study and expression in the award-winning theatre, communication and art departments
  • Study in programs in history, literature, writing, and foreign language

Please direct questions or comments to mnoonkester@wmcarey.edu or to Mrs. Shirley Edmundson in the dean’s office at (601) 318-6118.

Noonkester School of Arts & Letters News

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
William Carey University will hold commencement ceremonies on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
 
The Friday ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. for doctoral candidates from the School of Education and the Fail School of Nursing as well as Specialist in Education candidates from both the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. The speaker will be Dr. Chuck Benigno, superintendent of the Laurel School District.