William Carey News

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

William Carey University is currently hosting the exhibit “Consequences of Affection” by contemporary artist Greg Cartmell in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on the Hattiesburg campus. The exhibit, co-sponsored by the South Mississippi Art Association, will be on display through November 18 and is open to the public, free admission. 

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Dr. Paul Cotten, professor of music and psychology at William Carey University, recently returned from the 2011 National Foster Grandparent Conference held in Little Rock, Ark., October 21-24. This was the 7th year that Dr. Cotten served as program coordinator for the conference, which meets in a different state each year. The Foster Grandparent Program enables adults, ages 55 and up, to become mentors to abused children, troubled teenagers, and children with physical and mental disabilities, as well as those with an illnesses.

Monday, October 31, 2011

William Carey University hosted a reunion for the alumni of Mississippi Woman’s College on Friday, October 21, on the Hattiesburg campus. In addition to graduates of MWC, some who graduated during the transitional years of William Carey College were in attendance. The reunion featured a luncheon in the Glass Room of Thomas Business Building, with entertainment provided by Carey’s Songbirds, a women’s ensemble.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

William Carey University will offer an activity directors’ state certification course for those already working in or planning to work in long-term care facilities. The course will be lead by Dr. Paul Cotten, professor of music and psychology at WCU and director of the Quality of Life Project (QLP), which benefits elderly persons with special needs, and Dr. Hank Rainer, LCSW, a national consultant on social work and activities services in long-term care facilities.