William Carey News

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 19, 2013 - 

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 19, 2013 - Dr. Mark Malone, professor of music at William Carey University, will present a lecture titled, “The Mississippi Blues Trail and Beyond:  Combining Arts and Social Sciences for Elementary Presentation” on Wednesday, March 20, at 3 p.m. in the Lucile Parker Gallery.  

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 19, 2013 - The Clarence Dickinson Organ Festival, presented by William Carey University, will be held April 5-6 at First Baptist Church of Madison. The Clarence Dickinson Festival, named for the composer, arranger, author, educator, historian, and concert organist, was instituted about six years ago to encourage young students to study the organ and possibly pursue as a career choice. Walt Strony, a recitalist with Allen Organ Company, will be performing on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. at FBC of Madison.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2013 - William Carey University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society was recently named a Star Chapter for the 2011-12 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 group requirements to be recognized.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 6, 2013 - Dr. Brian Remley, a physician at McComb OB-GYN Associates, served as guest speaker for William Carey University’s Christian Leadership Lecture on Wednesday, March 6, in Smith Auditorium. A question and answer session followed the lecture in the Lucile Parker Gallery for students interested in health care careers.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 5, 2013 - The Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation’s Ann Morris Memorial Fund recently awarded $10,000 to the William Carey University Quality of Life Project, which pairs music therapy students with adults with intellectual developmental disabilities in activities designed to enrich their lives. The project has been in operation since August 2009.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 4, 2013 - William Carey University’s School of Education hosted the eighth annual Young Authors Celebration (YAC) on Friday, March 1. First to eighth graders from area schools were invited with their teachers and parents to attend this program. Special guest speaker this year was Robert St. John, owner of the Purple Parrot Café and Crescent City Grill, and writes a weekly column and several cookbooks.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 4, 2013 - William Carey University's newest commercial is airing on WDAM in the Hattiesburg market, WLOX on the Coast, Comcast in the Hattiesburg market, and Comcast in the Jackson market. To see the commercial, click on the link below.



Friday, March 1, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 1, 2013 - Dr. Paul Cotten, professor of psychology at William Carey University, presented a lecture titled, “Mental Health Services:  From Institutional to Deinstitutional” on Thursday, February 28 in the Lucile Parker Gallery at WCU. This lecture was one in the WCU’s University Lecture Series.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 1, 2013 - The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) is participating in a new volunteer project: leading residents of the Wesley Manor Retirement Community of Hattiesburg in an exercise program. Twice a month, WCUCOM SOMA members lead residents through a 30-minute routine.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Dean of the School of Nursing Announces Post-Master’s in HealthCare Simulation Education Program

March 1, 2013

Dr. Janet Williams, Dean of the Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing, announced the establishment of the Healthcare Education Simulation program on the Hattiesburg campus. The first class will be admitted for the Fall 2013 term.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 27, 2013 -
Dr. Fred Luter, Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Convention, spoke at William Carey University’s chapel service in Smith Auditorium on February 27. A reception followed in the Lucile Parker Gallery. 

Rev. Luter spoke with passion about the importance of renewing one’s mind so that they can stand strong against temptations, make wise decisions, and always remember what Christ did for them on the cross.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 27, 2013 - Auditions for cast and interviews with crew for the 38th season of Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT) are Saturday, March 23 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.
            CDT presents two musicals in June and July. Each member of the company, both performers and staff, is paid. The financial package includes salary, tips (company members serve during dinner), and housing.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 25, 2013 - The Department of Language and Literature at William Carey University hosted the annual Mississippi Philological Association (MPA) Conference on February 8-9.  This year’s conference featured critical, creative, and pedagogical papers from scholars across the South.