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William Carey News

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.
 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The William Carey University Winters School of Music and Ministry will present “The Magic Flute,” an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, from Thursday, March 26 through Saturday, March 28 in Hattiesburg and Ocean Springs.
 
The Thursday and Friday performances will be in Smith Auditorium at the Hattiesburg campus. On Thursday, there will be a 10 a.m. performance for middle and high school students and a 7 p.m. performance for general audiences. The opera will also be performed for general audiences at 7 p.m. on Friday.
 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The William Carey University Theatre will host professional puppeteer Peter Zapletal and Puppet Arts Theatre’s production of “The Adventure of Momotaro the Peach Boy” at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 23 in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The Mississippi Legislature, in a concurrent resolution approved on March 9, recognized the work of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine and named the week of April 19-25 as National Osteopathic Medicine Week in Mississippi.
 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The William Carey University Student Foundation will host the fifth annual iRun 5K and Fun Run during Homecoming on Saturday, March 28.
 
Registration for the run will begin at 7 a.m. at the Kennedy Sports Complex on the Hattiesburg campus. The race will begin at 8 a.m. and will circle the Carey campus. A one-mile Fun Run will begin immediately following the 5K.
 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The William Carey University Office of Admissions will host Super Saturday, an early registration event for new freshmen and transfer students, on March 21.
 
Super Saturday allows new students to finalize paperwork, tour the Carey campus, meet with their academic advisor and register for classes for the summer and fall terms. Activities will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Hattiesburg campus and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Tradition campus in Biloxi.
 
Friday, March 6, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education hosted the 10th annual Young Authors’ Celebration, a day of honoring young artists while also promoting lifelong reading, writing and visual expression, on March 6 at the Hattiesburg campus. Approximately 450 first through sixth graders from Lamar County, Jackson, Columbia and Jefferson Davis County schools attended.
 
Friday, March 6, 2015
The William Carey University Fail School of Nursing was named the School of Nursing of the Year and Dr. Janet Williams, Carey’s dean of nursing, was named School of Nursing Administrator of the Year by the Mississippi Nurses’ Association during the annual Nightingale Awards Gala in Jackson on March 2.
 
Friday, March 6, 2015

William Carey University will observe spring break the week of March 9-13. Classes will not meet during the week. Offices will be open Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10, but will be closed for the remainder of the week. Offices will reopen and classes will resume on Monday, March 16.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The William Carey University School of Education has seen an enrollment increase in each trimester of the 2014-2015 academic year, school officials recently announced.
 
Dr. Ben Burnett, dean of the School of Education, said the spring trimester saw the largest enrollment increase with a jump of eight percent.
 
“Much of the growth is due to new online programs,” said Dr. Burnett.
 
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Jim Braswell of Hattiesburg, a pilot for Delta Airlines, served as guest speaker for the William Carey University Christian Leadership Lecture on March 4.
 
Braswell discussed his life and experiences as a college student studying electrical engineering, his marriage to his college sweetheart, his time as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and his experiences as a pilot for four airlines before beginning his 23 years of service at Delta. The central theme of the lecture was Braswell’s reliance on and trust in God throughout his life and career.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The William Carey University Department of Art hosted the sixth annual High School Art Scholarship Competition on February 28 at the Lucile Parker Gallery on the Hattiesburg campus.
 
Students from area home schools and four local high schools, including West Jones, South Jones, Sacred Heart and Perry Central, participated in the competition, which awarded a $250 cash award known as the President’s Purchase Award and four scholarships to Carey ranging in amounts from $500 to $2,000.
 

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