William Carey University will host Homcoming 2015, March 27 and 28, 2015. See the website at wmcarey.edu/2015-homecoming for more information.
The William Carey University Student Foundation will host the fifth annual iRun 5K and Fun Run during Homecoming on Saturday, March 28. Registration for the run will begin at 7 am at the Kennedy Sports Complex on the Hattiesburg campus.The race will begin at 8:00 am and will circle the Carey campus. A one-mile Fun Run will begin immediately following the 5K. The cost of the 5K is $25 with a $5 discount to those registered prior to March 27. The Fun Run costs $20 or $15 if registered prior to March 27. There is a $5 discount for Carey students and for those under age 18. Funds raised benefit the Student Foundation, which raises money for institutional scholarships for deserving Carey students. Awards will be give to overall finishers; to top finishers in the age groups 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-50, and 60-over; and to the top 10 finishers in the Fun Run. Fruits and beverages will be provided following the activities. For more information or to register, contact Dick Vogel, associate vice president for athletic and university advancement, at (601) 318-6762 or by email at email@example.com.
Perception Reflection, works by Dr. Read Diket will be hanging in the Lucile Parker Gallery March 31 - April 16, 2015. Opening Reception will be Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:30 - 6:00 pm. The Lucile Parker Gallery is located at 512 Tuscan Avenue. Hours are Tuesday - Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm or call Dr. Ed Ford at (801) 755-4052 for an appointment.
The undergraduate and graduate student art exhibition will hang in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art, April 2 - 29, 2015. The exhibit will feature students studying art on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University. The Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art is located on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University. It is open Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, or by appointment. Call Pam Shearer, museum curator, at (601) 318-6542 for more information.
The William Carey University Chorale and First United Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir of Laurel will combine to present one of the first Southern Mississippi performances of Dan Forrest's Requiem for the Living. Soloists are soprano Dr. Kimberle Moon and tenor Adam Moffett.The church is located at 420 North 5th Avenue in Laurel, Mississippi.
The William Carey University School of Business Leadership Institute will host Military Appreciation Day on April 11, 2015 at the William Carey vs. Martin-Methodist baseball game. The double-header games will begin at 1:00 pm on the Hattiesburg campus at Milton Wheeler Field. Military personnel and their families are invited to attend the event with free admission to the game and free food provided by Raising Cane's and Newk's Eatery. All branches of the military will be recognized at the end of the first game. For more information, please contact Dr. Cheryl Dale at (601) 318-6204 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The William Carey University Theatre will host professional puppeteer Peter Zapletal and Puppet Arts Theatre's production of "The Adventures of the Peach Boy" at 9:30 am on Thursday, April 23 in Smith Auditorium, Thomas Fine Arts Center on the Hattiesburg campus. One of the the most popular children's stories in Japan, "The Adventures of the Peach Boy" is a folk take meant to educate and build character. It tells the story of Momotaro, a boy born from a peach, and his adventures with his friends, the Dog, the Monkey and the Pheasant. Tickets are $3 and can be purchased at the Smith Auditorium before the show. The box office will be open from 8:30 - 9:30 in the lobby of Thomas Fine Arts Center. The performance is funded in part by grants from the Arts Commission and the JASMIS Foundation.
William Carey University will host graduation exercises on May 15, 16 and 24 on the Hattiesburg campus. Friday, May 15, 2015 graduation ceremonies will be held for graduate students on the Hattiesburg Campus in Smith Auditorium of the Thomas Fine Arts Center at 7:00 pm. The first ceremony for Hattiesburg campus students receiving undergraduate degrees is Saturday, May 16 at 9:30 am in Smith Auditorium. Students receiving degrees from the School of Arts and Letters, School of Nursing and School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences will be recognized. The second ceremony for Hattiesburg campus students receiving undergraduate degrees is Saturday, May 16 at 1:00 pm in Smith Auditorium. Students receiving degrees from the School of Business, School of Education, School of Music and Ministry Studies will be recognized. A ceremony for Tradition campus graduate and undergraduate students is Saturday May 16, at 4:00 pm. On May 23, the WCU College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) will graduate its second class of students as doctors of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) at 10:00 am in Smith Auditorium of the Thomas Fine Arts Center. For more information, call the Office of the Registrar at (601) 318-6195.
The William Carey University School of Music and Ministry is hosting the third annual "My First String Camp at Carey" from June 15 - 19 at the Hattiesburg campus. The camp, a part of the FestivalSouth activities conducted in the Pine Belt area, offers Suzuki and elementary string classes for children from first to sixth grades in instruments including the violin, viola, cello and bass. No prior experience is necessary. Students can bring their own instruments of rent one for $10. The registration deadline for the camp is June 5. The cost is $150. A $75 scholarship is available for students in the Hattiesburg Public School District. For more information or to register, call the School of Music and Ministry at 601-318-6175 or email Daniela Pardo at email@example.com.
Join singer/actors from around the south for a week of intense musical theatre training experience that will include individual voice lessons for music theatre taught by WCU voice/musical theatre faculty, dance and stage movements, show and set design, and technical theatre. Individual, duo and large group musical theatre presentations culminating in a live performance at Smith Auditorium in Thomas Fine Arts Center on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University. Open to students who have completed 9th - 12th grade or one year of community college. Contact the School of Music at (601) 318-6175 for more information.