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William Carey News

Sunday, December 23, 2012

 

The Christmas edition of The Cobbler is now available. This edition features a year-in-review look at 2012 and many other exciting stories and features.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 20, 2012 - William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) student Whitney Danjack “Dan” Lynch of Seminary recently received The Lois S. McKenzie Humanitarian COM Restricted Scholarship. Chosen by the dean of the WCUCOM, the scholarship is awarded to a top second - year WCUCOM student from South Mississippi who shows an interest in practicing medicine in Mississippi and working with the elderly. The scholarship was established by Lois S. McKenzie’s son, Joel McKenzie of Foxworth.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 20, 2012 - William Carey University inducted 23 new members, all students on the Hattiesburg campus, into the Mississippi Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on December 19. Membership into Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior, senior, and graduate class members, and WCU students must have at least a 3.70 Grade Point Average on the 4.0 scale to qualify. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 12, 2012 - William Carey University hosted a Christmas dinner in Wilkes Dining Hall followed by the annual “Christmas Vespers and Hanging of the Green ” service in Smith Auditorium in the Thomas Fine Arts Center on December 6.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 12, 2012 - William Carey University student-athletes Anna-Lauren Fontenot and Alex Lahasky were presented with the David M. Halbrook Award. The awards were presented during the Halbrook Awards Luncheon held at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center in October as part of the 79th annual Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities (MAC) Conference hosted by WCU.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 6, 2012 - William Carey University is offering unique classes during the J-Term, January 7-11, 2013, on all three campuses. The deadline for registration is Friday, December 21.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 5, 2012 - Dr. Orlando R. Burt, senior pastor of Word of Faith Christian Center in Hattiesburg, was the guest speaker for William Carey University’s Christian Leadership Lecture on December 5 in Smith Auditorium.

Dr. Burt founded the Word of Faith Christian Foundation, a non-profit organization, and from that Word of Faith Christian Academy was established.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 5, 2012 - William Carey University will be hosting an introduction to dance and musical theatre workshop with Jonathan Sharp from January 7-11 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Carey’s Smith Auditorium in the Thomas Fine Arts Center. Non-Carey students, ages 16-25, are welcome to attend. Cost of the workshop will be $200 for non-credit students. Students do not need prior dance experience to participate.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - William Carey University hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of “A Juried Exhibition of Watercolors and Sculptures” by the South Mississippi Art Association (SMAA) on November 29 in the Lucile Parker Gallery in the Thomas Fine Arts Center.  During the reception, the winners of the exhibit were announced.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - William Carey University’s Brandy Cramer, a senior vocal performance major from Gulfport, won a competition with the Gulf Coast Chorus and Symphony.

Friday, November 30, 2012

 Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University will host a reception to celebrate the opening of an exhibit featuring toys crafted by Harry Griffith of Columbia on Tuesday, December 4, from 5-6 p.m. The exhibit will be on display December 3-19.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - Dr. Jim Futral, executive director-treasurer of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, was the guest speaker for William Carey University’s chapel on November 28 in Smith Auditorium. The Carey Jazz Band, led by Wes Dykes, coordinator of instrumental music and assistant professor of music, and Jim Armstrong, assistant professor of music, performed prior to Dr. Futral’s message.

Friday, November 30, 2012

William Carey University will celebrate the Christmas season with an Old Fashioned Christmas Festival on Tuesday, December 11, from 5 - 8 p.m., outside of the Common Grounds Coffee House on the Hattiesburg Campus. The festival will feature pictures with Santa Clause, Christmas games and musical performances. The community is invited to enjoy food, fellowship, and music with activities for the entire family.

Event t-shirts will be available for $15 each at the festival.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - Two William Carey University music students received high honors at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Conference and Competition for the Southern Region held at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge November 8-10. Brandon Hayes, a senior from Collins, took first place in the Upper Musical Theatre Category and second place in the Graduate Men’s Category.

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