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William Carey News

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership presented the 26th Small Business Leadership Award Luncheon on May 4 at Southern Oak House and Gardens. Brad Pittman, owner of Columbia Block and Brick is the 2016 recipient of the Small Business Leadership Award.
 
Pittman’s grandfather started the business in 1946 and it is the oldest continuously owned and operated block plant in the state. The family opened a second location in Hattiesburg in 2008.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2019 hosted the annual memorial service to honor those who donated their bodies to medical science and for study in the college’s Ross Anatomy Wing. The memorial was held on April 29 at Bass Memorial Chapel on the Hattiesburg campus. During the service students from the class discussed the necessity of the practical study of anatomy and the selflessness of the donors. Pictured (from left) are Heath Broussard, class council vice president; Loren Touma, Student Government Association president-elect and class council president; Dr.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Honorary degrees to be awarded to Deborah Bryant and Joe Frank Sanderson III
 
William Carey University will hold commencement ceremonies May 13 and 14, 2016. All ceremonies will be held in Smith Auditorium of Thomas Fine Arts Center on the Hattiesburg campus.
 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Q&A Session: May 10, 6 p.m.
 
The William Carey University School of Education is seeking applicants for the second year of the Science and Mathematics Alternate Route Teacher (SMART) grant at the main campus in Hattiesburg and at the Tradition campus in Biloxi. A question and answer session regarding the grant will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 in room 119 of Lorena Roseberry Smith Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.
 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

William Carey University presented Dr. Benjamin Waddle an award in recognition of nearly 50 years of service at WCU. The award was presented during the Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 9 at Southern Oaks House and Gardens. Dr. Waddle began his career at William Carey College in 1967 as the health and physical education department chair. He also served as athletic director from 1975-1983. This fall he will begin his 50th year as a professor at William Carey. “Dr.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
William Carey University inducted six new members into the Sports Hall of Fame during the 2016 homecoming weekend. The sixth annual induction ceremony was held April 9 at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg.
 
The 2016 inductees are Wendy Hogue, Sharon Barnes Brinson, LaRon Brumfield, Ted Cannon, Joe Belan and Tommy Goodson.
 
Friday, April 8, 2016
The William Carey University School of Education will host a celebration in honor of local Teachers of the Year and incoming education students at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3.
 
The “Cinco de Mayo” themed event will be held at the student conference center, located in Wilkes Dining Hall on the WCU campus. Phi Delta Kappa Pine Belt Chapter 75 will present plaques to the Teacher of the Year recipients. New WCU education students will participate in a signing ceremony.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
A support group for diabetics and pre-diabetics founded by William Carey University students and Dr. Josye Brookter, assistant professor of language and literature, will meet for the first time at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg from 9 until 10:30 a.m. on April 9.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Dr. Read Diket, chair of the Department of Art and professor of art and education at William Carey University, was recently awarded the Maryl Fletcher de Jong Service Award by the Women’s Caucus of the National Art Education Association.
 
Monday, April 4, 2016
Houston Saxon of Lumberton, a junior English and history major and philosophy minor at William Carey University, recently scored in the 100th percentile nationally on the Area Concentration Achievement Test for English.
 
Monday, April 4, 2016
The Mississippi Arts Commission has named Dr. Mark Malone, professor of music and coordinator of music education at William Carey University, as the project director for the “Two Hundred Years of Arts in Mississippi: A History” initiative.
 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry will host the fourth annual “My First String Camp at Carey” from June 13-17 at the Hattiesburg campus.
 
The camp, a part of the FestivalSouth activities in the Pine Belt area, offers Suzuki and elementary string classes for children from first to sixth grades in instruments including the violin, viola, cello and bass. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. until noon daily.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The William Carey University School of Education will offer free ACT preparation camps for upcoming high school juniors and seniors during June at both the Hattiesburg campus and the Tradition campus in Biloxi.
 
Camps are June 1-3 at Tradition and June 6-9 at Hattiesburg. Sessions will meet from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. daily and will focus on test-taking strategy through small group instruction. Meals and snacks, study materials, college scholarship information and information on professional education will also be offered.
 
Monday, March 21, 2016
William Carey University and Oddfellows Gallery will present “The Art of Osmo Visuri,” an exhibit of watercolor paintings by the late Finnish artist, from April 14 through May 21 at the gallery in downtown Hattiesburg.
 
The opening reception for the exhibit will be held from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. on April 14.
 

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