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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 25, 2013 - William Carey University has been notified by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc. of its inclusion in “America’s 100 Best College Buys.”   Carey is included in the 18th edition of the prestigious national listing based on measures of Carey’s quality academic program and lower than average cost. Other Mississippi schools listed are Belhaven University and the University of Mississippi.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 24, 2013 - David “Charles” Laird III of Leakesville, a recent graduate of William Carey University, was recently accepted into a prestigious Ph.D. program in Roman Art and Archaeology at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. Charles, who graduated in May, was WCU’s first M.A. graduate for the department of history and social sciences. His master’s thesis was the History of the Church in Late Antique Turkey, and he plans for his doctoral project to be an expansion of his thesis.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 23, 2013 - The William Carey University School of Education will host the Gulf South Teaching Pedagogy Conference October 4-5 in Thomas Business Building (TBB) on the Hattiesburg Campus. This undergraduate/graduate research methods conference will focus on impacting classrooms by using pedagogy that promotes common core curriculum and learning mastery. The keynote speaker is Dr. Betsy Roberts, National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) in 2003.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 23, 2013 - William Carey University hosted the regional workshop for the Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) in the Student Conference Center from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on September 20.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 20, 2013 - The William Carey University Theatre will present “Hamlet,” the classic Shakespearean tragedy, October 10 - 12 and 17 - 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre in Hattiesburg. “Hamlet” was adapted for a contemporary audience by Tim Matheny, chair of Carey’s department of theatre and communication. 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 19, 2013 - Dr. Paul Cotten, professor of music and psychology at William Carey University, along with WCU music therapy graduates Kathryn Boyer of Slidell, La., and Carol Winstead of Jackson, presented at the 14th Annual Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Psychiatric Disorders held by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health August 14-15 at the Mississippi State University Riley Center in Meridian.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 19, 2013 - William Carey University will host the regional workshop for the Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) in the Student Conference Center from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on September 20.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 19, 2013 - William Carey University will host the regional workshop for the Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) in the Student Conference Center from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on September 20.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 18, 2013 - University of Mississippi Medical Center pediatrician Dr. Hannah Gay, who has gained worldwide recognition for finding a functional cure for an HIV-positive infant, presented the first University Lecture of the 2013-2014 academic year  at William Carey University on September 17 in Tatum Theatre. Following the presentation, Dr. Gay spoke to WCU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine students and conducted a question and answer session. 

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 17, 2013 - William Carey University will host United Blood Services (UBS) on the Hattiesburg Campus on Thursday, September 19, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The blood drive will take place on the UBS bloodmobile in front of McMillan Hall, which houses the bookstore.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 16, 2013 - Clyde Bryant, a state farm agent in Hattiesburg and Carey graduate, spoke to Carey Scholars during their first monthly Honors Colloquium of the year at William Carey University on September 13.

Friday, September 13, 2013
Thursday, September 12, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 12, 2013 - The Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey University is featuring “An Exhibit of Works by Lucile Parker from the Brian Blair Collection” until September 20. An opening reception was held on August 29 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. The gallery is now located at 512 Tuscan, on the bottom floor of the two-story building at the corner of Tuscan Avenue and Cherry Street.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 12, 2013 - Dr. Jim Futral, executive director/treasurer of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, was the guest speaker for William Carey University’s chapel on September 11 in Smith Auditorium. The Chapel Choir and Symphonic Winds performed and led the students, faculty, and staff in song prior to Dr. Futral’s message.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 12, 2013 - Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named William Carey University to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list for the fifth year in a row. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

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