William Carey News

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The William Carey University Office of Admissions will host Super Saturday, an early registration event for new freshmen and transfer students, on March 21.
Super Saturday allows new students to finalize paperwork, tour the Carey campus, meet with their academic advisor and register for classes for the summer and fall terms. Activities will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Hattiesburg campus and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Tradition campus in Biloxi.
Friday, March 6, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education hosted the 10th annual Young Authors’ Celebration, a day of honoring young artists while also promoting lifelong reading, writing and visual expression, on March 6 at the Hattiesburg campus. Approximately 450 first through sixth graders from Lamar County, Jackson, Columbia and Jefferson Davis County schools attended.
Friday, March 6, 2015
The William Carey University Fail School of Nursing was named the School of Nursing of the Year and Dr. Janet Williams, Carey’s dean of nursing, was named School of Nursing Administrator of the Year by the Mississippi Nurses’ Association during the annual Nightingale Awards Gala in Jackson on March 2.
Friday, March 6, 2015

William Carey University will observe spring break the week of March 9-13. Classes will not meet during the week. Offices will be open Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10, but will be closed for the remainder of the week. Offices will reopen and classes will resume on Monday, March 16.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education has seen an enrollment increase in each trimester of the 2014-2015 academic year, school officials recently announced.
Dr. Ben Burnett, dean of the School of Education, said the spring trimester saw the largest enrollment increase with a jump of eight percent.
“Much of the growth is due to new online programs,” said Dr. Burnett.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Jim Braswell of Hattiesburg, a pilot for Delta Airlines, served as guest speaker for the William Carey University Christian Leadership Lecture on March 4.
Braswell discussed his life and experiences as a college student studying electrical engineering, his marriage to his college sweetheart, his time as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and his experiences as a pilot for four airlines before beginning his 23 years of service at Delta. The central theme of the lecture was Braswell’s reliance on and trust in God throughout his life and career.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The William Carey University Department of Art hosted the sixth annual High School Art Scholarship Competition on February 28 at the Lucile Parker Gallery on the Hattiesburg campus.
Students from area home schools and four local high schools, including West Jones, South Jones, Sacred Heart and Perry Central, participated in the competition, which awarded a $250 cash award known as the President’s Purchase Award and four scholarships to Carey ranging in amounts from $500 to $2,000.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The William Carey University music therapy program has entered into its fourth decade of providing a quality education to students interested in using their musical talents to enhance the lives of others.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Representatives from the William Carey University Department of Language and Literature attended the annual meeting of the Mississippi Philological Association from January 23-24 at Mississippi State University.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The William Carey University Office of Admissions hosted the South Mississippi Counselors’ Workshop and Luncheon at the Hattiesburg campus on February 19.
The inaugural event was held for local grade school counselors. Over 50 counselors from 30 schools attended the event, which included a tour of the Carey campus and the College of Osteopathic Medicine, a complimentary luncheon and an educational session led by Gail Simmons, director of career, counseling and support services for the Mississippi Department of Education.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
William Carey University’s Dr. Brett Golson, assistant professor of religion, chair of the Department of Christian Ministries and director of bivocational ministries, and Mihaela Florescu, a senior from the eastern European country of Moldova, were recently recognized as the Carey HEADWAE faculty and student honorees.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced that William Carey University junior women’s golfer Hope Biggs of Clinton will serve as one of 27 members of the proposed Association of Student-Athletes (ASA).