Hattiesburg, Miss., June 18, 2012 - Sixty-one nursing students from the three William Carey University campuses were formally inducted into the Upsilon Theta Chapter 462 of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing on June 16 in Wilkes Dining Hall on the Hattiesburg campus. Sigma Theta Tau is the only recognized Honor Society of Nursing, inviting members based on academic and professional excellence. Upsilon Theta Chapter 462, chartered in 2007, is sponsored by the Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing at WCU.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., June 15, 2012 – Dr. Janet Williams, RN, PhD, dean of the William Carey University School of Nursing, was recently elected by her peers to serve as Vice Chair for the Mississippi Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) Deans and Directors committee for the Schools of Nursing throughout the state. Following her year as Vice Chair, she will become Chair for the committee.
Hattiesburg, Miss., June 15, 2012 – William Carey University’s School of Education will host a two-day training seminar entitled, “Executive Seminar: Prevention of, Response to, and Recovery from Campus Emergencies” in the Kresge Room of WCU’s Thomas Business Building on the Hattiesburg campus July 17-18 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The course will be delivered by trainers from the Louisiana State University’s National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT), and is certified by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Hattiesburg, Miss., June 13, 2012 - Three William Carey University students were recently honored for their work on The Cobbler, the university’s student newspaper.
Joseph Jones, Kelsey Wells, and Christopher Dixon were presented with certificates by The Cobbler Editor-in-Chief Joshua Wilson at the newspaper’s end-of-the-year party in May.
Hattiesburg, Miss., June 7, 2012 - Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT) will present “Cotton Patch Gospel” June 14-30 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre at William Carey University.
Hattiesburg, Miss., June 7, 2012 - Three William Carey University students will compete in the 2012 Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg June 27-30.
The students include Miss William Carey University Kenna Spiller, Miss Riverbend Julie Falgout, and Miss Pine Belt Shelby Ryals.
Spiller, a sophomore elementary education major from Petal, will present her platform of “Smiling Through Scoliosis,” which is designed to educate young children and teenagers about the disease. Her talent is playing the piano.
Hattiesburg, Miss., June 6, 2012 - District Teachers of the Year from the southern part of the state were recognized during the monthly Pinebelt Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) meeting at William Carey University on May 29. Phi Delta Kappa is a professional association for educators, and the Pinebelt chapter includes teachers from elementary through university level.
“This is a very big milestone for these teachers’ professional careers and we wanted to honor them through Phi Delta Kappa,” said Dr. Barry Morris, dean of the WCU School of Education.
Hattiesburg, Miss., June 7, 2012 - The Philippines Ambassador the the United States, Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., pinned two distinguished Philippines military medals on Kitsap Naval Base Command Chaplain and Filipino-American, Commander Manuel (Don) Biadog, Jr., a 1983 graduate of William Carey University, at a brief ceremony held at the Ambassador's Office in the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2012. Chaplain Biadog graduated WCU cum laude with a degree in social sciences.
Hattiesburg, Miss., May 30, 2012 - Dr. Brett Golson, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Louisville, recently joined the William Carey University faculty and staff as coordinator of bi-vocational programs and assistant professor of religion. Following his service in the U.S. Marine Corps, he obtained his B.S. in history and political science from The University of Southern Mississippi and his B.A. in religion from Carey. Dr.
Hattiesburg, Miss., May 31, 2012 - Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, recently announced that there will be no tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year. This is the third consecutive year that there has been no general tuition increase at the university. The announcement comes as public universities in the state prepare to raise tuition rates by up to 15 percent over the next two years.
Hattiesburg, Miss., May 30, 2012 – The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) has established a partnership with Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, enabling third-year medical students to complete their rotations at the clinic.
Hattiesburg, Miss., May 30, 2012 – Three professors from William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) attended the Experimental Biology 2012 (EB 2012) meeting sponsored by six scientific societies April 21-25 at the San Diego Convention Center. Dr. John Bailey, professor of physiology and anatomy, Dr. Johnny Porter, professor of physiology, and Dr. Jessica Taylor, assistant professor of physiology, joined 12,000 scientists from a variety of disciplines to participate in the symposia and abstract presentations.