William Carey News

Monday, February 9, 2015
Alexis Cates, a fourth-year student in the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine from Mandeville, La., was recently awarded the Nichols LEAD Scholar Award by the American Osteopathic Foundation.
The Nichols LEAD Scholar Award, given to an osteopathic medical student whose leadership, excellence, achievement and dedication are proven in the classroom and community, includes a $1,000 cash gift and honors Dr. Karen J. Nichols, the first female president of the American Osteopathic Association.
Friday, February 6, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry Studies hosted two performances of “Walk With Me: The Sixteenth Street Bombing” in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus on February 5.
“Walk With Me,” presented by the Walk With Me Foundation of Florence, Ala., is a musical narrative commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, which occurred on September 15, 1963. The bombing resulted in the death of four girls and injured 22 others.
Friday, January 30, 2015
A women’s testimony night was held at William Carey University on January 29 with the goal of helping female students realize the words of Ephesians 3:18 and “grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.”
The event, organized by Carey senior Ashley Huntington of Slidell, La., was held in the Student Conference Center on the Hattiesburg campus and welcomed over 150 female students.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus is hosting “Selections from the Gillespie Collection,” an exhibit of art by Mississippi-related artists, through March 31.
The exhibit includes 36 paintings by 34 artists either from Mississippi or with ties to Mississippi. Selected artists featured in the exhibit include Marie Atkinson Hull, Mildred Wolfe, Dollye Kirk, John Armistead, Dodie Dobson and Bobby Walters as well as others.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The William Carey University Tradition campus hosted on January 22 an opening reception for “Identity,” an exhibit of artwork done by senior art students.
The exhibit, which will run through February 9, features work by Hayley Benefield of Gulfport, Ashton Gibson of Gulfport, Jamie Suzanne Nash of Ocean Springs, LucyEllen Landry of Biloxi and Tessa Stockstill of Biloxi.
Friday, January 23, 2015
William Carey University will present Lisa Loomer’s “Bocon,” an award-winning fable filled with humor and enchantment, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10 and at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 14 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.
Friday, January 23, 2015
William Carey University hosted Scholarship Day for prospective freshman students with a composite ACT score of 24 and above and transfer students with a 3.5 grade point average and above at the Hattiesburg campus on January 23.