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William Carey News

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education will host an Admission to Teacher Education Roundup on Monday, April 13 for individuals interested in becoming educators.
 
The informational event will be held from 5 until 5:45 p.m. in Room 102 of Fairchild Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.
 
During the program, Dr. Tammie Brown, chair of Carey's Department of Curriculum and Instruction, will present information to students interested in becoming teachers either through the traditional or alternate routes.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The William Carey University Tradition campus in Biloxi will host the Women's Power Hour, a special opportunity for female students of all ages to worship together and enjoy fellowship, from 4 until 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9.
 
It is the second Women's Power Hour event held at the campus, said Angela George, assistant director of the business office and sponsor of the event.
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry will host the 2015 Honor Band Clinic Concert Series from April 9-13 at the Hattiesburg campus.
 
The South Jones High School Symphonic Band will begin the Concert Series with a performance in Smith Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9.
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry will host a Guitar Festival from April 20-25 at the Hattiesburg campus.
 
Activities begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 20 with a guitar and voice faculty recital in Bass Memorial Chapel featuring David and Jessica Bryan, assistant professors of music. The Bryans will perform pieces by Joaquin Rodrigo, Heitor Villa-Lobos and Gwyneth Walker.
 
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
William Carey University Student Support Services will host a Career Fair from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, April 9 in the Student Conference Center on the Hattiesburg campus.
 
The Career Fair will feature 30 vendors, including employers in various fields and representatives from numerous graduate schools. The event is open to Carey alumni and current students of all majors. All attendees will have the chance to win a tablet computer.
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
William Carey University added eight inductees to the Sports Hall of Fame during the fifth annual induction ceremony and dinner at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg on Saturday, March 28.
 
The inductees included Steve Knight, Bobby Halford, Dan Jennings, Forrest Stevenson, Howard Moore, Janet McNease Green, Rickey Coleman and Rick Ferrell.
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
William Carey University presented 15 alumni of the Class of 1965 with 50-year medallions during the annual 50-year luncheon held during Homecoming activities on Friday, March 27.
 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
William Carey University crowned the 2014-2015 Homecoming Court during Homecoming activities on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28.
 
Tiffany Hooper of State Line was crowned Homecoming Queen. Senior maids were Willa-Ann Renard of Cushing, Okla., and Emily Goff of Vancleave. Junior maids were Conner Sears of Columbia and Kristel Rodriguez of Laurel. Sophomore maids were Leah Smith of Raymond and McKayla Strebeck of Seminary. Freshman maids were Claresta Tasman of Paramaribo, Suriname, and Lindsay Knight of Hattiesburg.
 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
William Carey University inducted four graduates, including Dr. Adam Breerwood, Vermester Jackson Bester, Carl Merritt Jr. and Dr. Eric Joseph Williams, into the Alumni Hall of Fame during a Homecoming awards banquet at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg on Friday, March 27.
 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The William Carey University Lucile Parker Gallery will present “Perception Reflection,” an exhibit of works by faculty member Dr. Read Diket, from March 31 through April 16.
 
The opening reception for the exhibit will be from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 2. Prior to the opening reception, Dr. Diket will give a gallery talk during the Mississippi Beta chapter of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society’s Carey Collegium from 12:15 until 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 31.
 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The William Carey University School of Business Leadership Institute will host Military Appreciation Day during a baseball doubleheader at Milton Wheeler Field on the Hattiesburg campus beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.
 
The Crusaders will play the Martin Methodist College (Pulaski, Tenn.) Redhawks. Active duty military members and veterans, along with their families, will receive free admission to both baseball games along with free food provided by Newk’s Eatery and Raising Cane’s.
 
Friday, March 27, 2015
Barinder Singh, a second-year student at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine from McGehee, Ark., recently won an honorable mention for her poem “Clearing” at the 33rd annual William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition.
 
The competition is sponsored by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. It is open to students attending allopathic or osteopathic medical schools in the United States and Canada.
 
Friday, March 27, 2015
The William Carey University Theatre will present John Cariani’s romantic comedy “Almost, Maine” at 7:30 p.m. from April 9-11 and at 2 p.m. on April 11 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus.
 

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