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William Carey News

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 14, 2013 - William Carey University and the Tradition community announced their intent to create a Health Care Industry Zone centered around WCU’s Tradition campus on Highway 67 in Harrison County during a press conference at WCU on Monday, May 13. Tradition, a 4,800-acre master planned community, is located seven minutes north of Interstate 10 at the intersection of Highway 67, 605, and Tradition Parkway.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 10, 2013 - For the fourth consecutive year William Carey University will have a record number of graduates. Over 800 students will receive degrees at Carey in one of four graduation ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students of the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses May 17-18. Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, will preside at the ceremonies.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 10, 2013 - Sen. John Polk will speak at one of William Carey University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, at 9:30 a.m. in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus. Nearly 800 students will graduate from WCU in four ceremonies. This ceremony is for students receiving undergraduate degrees from the school of arts and letters, school of nursing and school of natural and behavioral sciences.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 10, 2013 - Sen. Chris McDaniel will speak at one of William Carey University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, at 1 p.m. in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus. Nearly 800 students will graduate from WCU in four ceremonies. This ceremony will honor graduates receiving degrees from the school of business, school of education, school of missions and Biblical studies, and the school of music.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 10, 2013 - Col. Stan Harris, assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi, will serve as the guest speaker for William Carey University’s Tradition campus graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 18, at 4 p.m. in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 9, 2013 - Hanna Moore of Richton, a senior elementary education major at William Carey University, was recently named a 2013 Outstanding Teacher Intern by the Mississippi Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (MACTE). During a ceremony at the Mississippi Department of Education building in Jackson, she was honored alongside other outstanding teacher interns and met Interim State Superintendent of Education Dr. Lynn House.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 7, 2013 - Two first-year William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) students, Karla Ruiz and Binh Q. Vu, have been chosen by the National Medical Fellowships, Inc.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 7, 2013 - Joshua Stake of Jacksonville, Fla., a second-year medical student at William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WCUCOM), has been accepted as a 2013 Paul Ambrose Scholar. He was selected for this highly competitive and impressive award from among a national pool of medical students’ applicants with interests in public health and prevention (both MD and DO). As part of the program, Stake will attend a leadership symposium in Washington, D.C., June 20-23, and conduct a community-based health education project. Dr.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 7, 2013 - Six William Carey University students were formally inducted into Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society on March 22 on WCU's Hattiesburg campus. Established in 1924 to confer distinction for high achievement in English language, literature, and writing. Sigma Tau Delta invites members to join based on academic excellence.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 7, 2013 - William Carey University will hold registration for the two-week May term on May 20, the day that classes begin. Students must register for these classes by noon on that day.  General registration for summer classes will be held on May 31. Five-week (Summer Term I) and ten-week classes begin on June 3. Summer Term II begins on July 8.

For more information about summer classes at Carey, please see www.wmcarey.edu or call Admissions at 601-318-6103.
 

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 2, 2013 - Three William Carey University business majors received scholarships during the 21st Annual Small Business Leadership Luncheon held by William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership on May 1 at Southern Oaks House and Gardens. Recipients were Sharon Denis Bolton of Hattiesburg, Ashlynn Nicole Hust of Petal, and Tanner James Pace of Columbia.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 2, 2013 - William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership honored Tom White, owner of 206 Front and Bianchi’s Pizzeria in downtown Hattiesburg, with the 2013 Small Business Leadership Award during the 21st Annual Small Business Leadership Luncheon held May 1 at Southern Oaks House and Gardens.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., May 2, 2013 - William Carey University inducted 36 new members, all students on the Hattiesburg campus, and one honorary faculty member into the Mississippi Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on April 24. Dr. Thomas Richardson, professor and chair of the department of language and literature, was the honorary initiate. 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. 

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 30, 2013 - William Carey University’s Dr. Frank Baugh, assistant professor of psychology and behavioral medicine, dean of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and graduate dean, and Courtney Lauren Daley of Carson, a senior psychology major, are among 68 outstanding faculty and students from 34 Mississippi public and private universities and colleges to receive special recognition from the Mississippi Legislature during the Higher Education Appreciation Day – Working for Academic Excellence  (HEADWAE) program.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 30, 2013 - William Carey University students Courtney Lauren Daley of Carson and Patrick Earley of Raceland, La., received the Jenkins - Chastain Citizenship Award at WCU’s 2013 Honors Convocation on April 24. Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, presented the awards to Daley and Earley. The highest honor given by the university, it recognizes students who have made the most significant contributions to student and campus life in exemplifying those qualities of citizenship upheld by the university.

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