William Carey News

Monday, October 17, 2016
William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty members Dr. Jim Turner and Dr. Italo Subbarao were recognized as Health Care Heroes during an awards ceremony presented by the Mississippi Business Journal on September 29 in Jackson.
The Mississippi Business Journal presents the awards each year to recognize health care professionals whose contributions have increased the well-being of the community. Awards are presented in the following categories: animal care, first responder, nurse, physician, professional, and volunteer.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Friday, October 7, 2016

A donation of playground equipment was a “true blessing,” said Janet Baldwin, director of the Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center. William Carey University donated the swing set and see-saw that were used during the recent production of “How to Eat Like a Child.” Music professor Connie Roberts said rather than take the set apart at the end of the show, she contacted Baldwin to see if the center could use it for its playground.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation’s Ann Morris Memorial Fund recently awarded $10,000 to the William Carey University Quality of Life Project, which pairs students with adults with intellectual disabilities. The money will support recreational and educational projects.  


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

William Carey University has announced the hiring of Dr. David Weldon as the associate dean of the proposed School of Pharmacy at the Tradition campus.


Friday, September 30, 2016

The August 2016 graduates of the pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at William Carey University’s Tradition campus received a 100 percent passing rate on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. 


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

William Carey University recently welcomed the first class of students enrolled in the new Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The 30 students received their white coats in a ceremony on August 27. The program is part of Carey’s continuing efforts to fulfill medical needs in Mississippi and the Gulf Coast region. 


Thursday, September 22, 2016

The William Carey University Theatre will present the award winning Lorraine Hansberry play “A Raisin in the Sun” October 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. and October 9 at 2 p.m. in the Joe & Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.


Monday, September 19, 2016
William Carey University recently recognized the new students who qualified for the Presidential Honors Program. This year’s class of 36 Carey Scholars is the largest in school history.
Friday, September 16, 2016

The Student Nurses Association at William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus is leading a drive to collect items for the flood victims in Louisiana. The drive began September 5 and will continue through September 19. Student organizations and individuals from across campus are contributing to the relief drive, and the public is invited to contribute as well. Some of the items being collected are canned food, water, clothing, shoes, diapers, baby wipes, pet supplies, hygiene and cleaning products.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
William Carey University continues to rank as one of the “Best Value” regional universities in the South, according to the 2017 college rankings released on September 13 by U.S. News & World Report.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Jerry and Bobbye Rankin spoke at the annual Carey Lecture on September 7 at William Carey University. The Rankins recently retired after 40 years of missionary service with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board. During the lecture they shared some of their experiences during the 23 years they served in South and Southeast Asia. Dr. Rankin is an adjunct professor of missions at William Carey University and Mississippi College. Both are natives of Mississippi and attended Mississippi College. They currently live in Clinton. 
Thursday, September 8, 2016
William Carey University’s School of Education has reached its highest enrollment on record with 1,319 students, exceeding last fall’s record of 1,270 students.
Dr. Ben Burnett, dean of the School of Education, attributes the growth to the school working to meet the needs of educators throughout the state and the addition of online classes which makes it easier for busy students to pursue their degrees. The School of Education has also seen the number of students pursuing doctoral degrees increase from 19 last fall to 90 this year.
Friday, September 2, 2016

Spirit of Carey has been invited to perform at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida on November 12. During the trip, November 11-15, the band also will perform at the Orlando Union Rescue Mission, in churches, and in schools.  

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Opening Reception: Sept. 9 at Oddfellows Gallery
William Carey University will show work by the Walter Inglis Anderson family at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg from Sept. 8 – Oct. 15. This exhibit will mark the first time the university’s collection of works by three generations of the Anderson family will be exhibited together at an off-campus location.