William Carey News

Monday, December 2, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., December 2, 2013 - William Carey University graduate (’71) Dr. G. Douglas Inglis, director and research professor at The Texas Tech University Center in Seville, Spain, will teach the course HIS 490/590: History of the Southern Frontier at WCU’s Hattiesburg campus during  J-Term January 6-10, 2014. The class, which counts for undergraduate or graduate credit, will be from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. with an hour lunch break from 12 – 1 p.m. The cost is $340 per hour for the three-hour credit course.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 25, 2013 - Inspirational speaker and author David Vince of “When Life Throws You Curves, Keep Swinging,” a double-amputee who coached baseball in the college and high school ranks over three decades, will be speaking at William Carey University’s chapel service at 9:25 a.m. on December 4 as part of WCU’s Christian Leadership Lecture series. Vince will also hold a book signing in front of Wilkes Hall from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on December 4, and serve as keynote speaker for the Sports Banquet which will be held at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 21, 2013 - Three William Carey University students were formally inducted into the WCU Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society on November 15 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.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 21, 2013 - Dr. Billy Brown, professor of business and associate dean of business programs at William Carey University’s Tradition campus, presented a lecture titled, “Chasing the Rainbow in Search of Business Success” on November 19 in the Kresge Room of Thomas Business Building on WCU’s Hattiesburg campus. Dr. Brown is also a recruiter for the Tradition campus’ MBA program.

This lecture a part of the WCU’s University Lecture Series.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 18, 2013 - Retired William Carey University professor Dr. Walter Butler has just completed his newest book, “The Journey of Mankind – The Eschatology of Man from His Creation to His Eternal Destiny,” and WCU will hold a book signing for Dr. Butler on November 19 at 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the WCU Bookstore. The books will be available in the bookstore for purchase. They can also be found at Barnes and Nobles, the Laurel Baptist Bible and Bookstore, Xulon Press, and through as an e-book.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 15, 2013 - The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) hosted its first Residency Fair on November 9 at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center in downtown Hattiesburg. Representatives from 23 residency programs attended this event as well as students from all four WCUCOM classes. This event provided an opportunity for students to visit booths and discuss postgraduate options regarding internship and residencies.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Tradition, Miss., November 15, 2013 - Monica Miller Marlowe of Wiggins recently joined the William Carey University staff as chief advancement officer for the Tradition campus.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 15, 2013 - Richard “Dick” Vogel of Hattiesburg has been recently named associate vice president for athletic and university advancement at William Carey University.

Vogel formerly served as associate director of athletics at The University of Southern Mississippi. Over the tenure of the 17 years he worked for USM, he also served as associate athletic director and executive director of the Eagle Club. Prior to working at USM, Vogel worked as a quality engineer at Sunbeam Corporation in Hattiesburg.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 14, 2013 - Ryan Kelly of Hattiesburg recently joined the William Carey University staff as chief advancement officer for the Hattiesburg campus.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 13, 2013 - William Carey University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society was recently named a Star Chapter for the 2012-13 academic year.

Only 15 percent of the more than 300 Alpha Chi chapters receive this honor. In addition to individual academic standards, Alpha Chi members must meet chapter requirements to be recognized.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Alumni from across the state joined William Carey University at a reception held in the chapel parlor of First Baptist Church Jackson on Tuesday, October 29. The reception was held in conjunction with the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

In 1911, W. S. F. Tatum, wealthy lumberman and Methodist layman, acquired the property and offered it as a gift to the Baptists. He set two conditions: successful operation of a Christian school for girls for five years and an enrollment of at least one hundred students the first year. The property consisted of two surviving frame buildings and ten acres of cut-over land. A corporation was organized to own and control the college with nine trustees chosen from Baptist churches in Hattiesburg.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., November 5, 2013 - Three ensembles from William Carey University’s Winters School of Music – the Grace Notes, Spirit of Carey, and Tuscan Reeds - will be performing in a concert in Downtown Disney of Disney World on November 14 at 5 p.m. They will also be marching in a parade on November 15 at Epcot Center at 10:30 a.m. On their way to Disney World, the groups will make a stop on November 13 and perform at Niceville High School in Niceville, Fla., and at First Academy in Leesburg, Fla.