Reception Held to Honor WCU Retirees
Hattiesburg, Miss., April 15, 2013 - William Carey University recently held a reception honoring retiring faculty and staff. The reception was held in the president’s meeting room on April 10 and was attended by Carey faculty, staff, students, alumni, and family and friends of the retirees. Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, presented each honoree with an inscribed clock as a token of appreciation for their years of loyal and dedicated service to the university.
The retirees honored were Bobbie Coward, housekeeper, who served 14 years; Dr. B.J. Martin, professor of anatomy and assistant dean for research, 24 years; Dr. Eugene Owens, professor of education and music and chair of special programs, 13 years; Becky Runnels, housekeeper, 10 years; Brenda Waldrip, assistant professor of education and vice president of student services, 37.5 years, and Linda York, controller and compliance director for financial affairs, 18.5 years.