Hattiesburg, Miss., October 15, 2013 - William Carey University held its fifth annual International Food Fair on October 10 in the Student Conference Center. Booths were set up representing different countries, and each booth offered samples of food from that country. The booths were adorned in colorful decorations and flags from each country hung from the ceiling.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., October 10, 2013 - Dr. Myron Noonkester, dean of the Noonkester School of Arts and Letters, has recently been named as the 2013 Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year for William Carey University. Dr. Noonkester was selected by the Mississippi Humanities Council, who chooses one faculty member at each higher learning institution in the state.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 10, 2013 - Pictured are (left to right) Dr. Tim Glaze, director of Baptist Student Union (BSU) at William Carey University, Dr. Rebekah Naylor, global health care consultant for Baptist Global Response, and Shane Thrash, assistant director of BSU at WCU, before Dr. Naylor spoke at WCU’s chapel service on October 9. Dr.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 9, 2013 - Lt. Jody Babineaux of Lake Charles, La., a student in William Carey University’s Master of Art in Secondary Education program and a seventh grade math and social studies teacher at Power Academy in Laurel (an alternative school), was recently selected to be a member of the National Troops to Teachers (TTT) program. Troops to Teachers is a Department of Defense Program managed by the Defense of Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support in Pensacola, Fla.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 9, 2013 - In recognition of Dyslexia Awareness Month, William Carey University’s Department of Education recognized their inaugural Dyslexia Therapy graduate cohort with a Red Coat Ceremony on October 5. The graduate students, who began courses in the summer, are entering the dyslexia therapy internship phase of the Master’s Degree program.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 8, 2013 - William Carey University’s Winters School of Music presented “Opera Lite,” directed by Kimberle Moon and accompanied by Timothy Dail, on October 3 and 4 in Smith Auditorium. The October 3 performance was a matinee attended by local elementary, middle and high schools. The October 4 performance was an evening production open to the public.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 8, 2013 - William Carey University President Dr. Tommy King was elected to the executive committee of the Consortium for Global Education (CGE) during the organization’s 26th annual meeting hosted by Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., September 18-20.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 8, 2013 - Dr. Rebekah Naylor, global health care consultant for Baptist Global Response, will serve as guest speaker for William Carey University’s chapel service at 9:25 a.m. on October 9 as part of Baptist Student Union’s (BSU) Global Opportunities Week. She will also speak at the BSU’s Mission Banquet on October 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 3, 2013 - William Carey University hosted a Molecular Biology Training Workshop for area high school teachers on September 21 in Green Science Hall on the Hattiesburg campus. This free workshop, which used resources from the Princeton University Satellite Learning Center, was made possible through the generous support of the Princeton University Department of Molecular Biology and organized by Dr. Tyler Hodges, assistant professor of biological sciences at WCU.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 2, 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.
Hattiesburg, Miss., October 1, 2013 - William Carey University will host a reception to honor Miss Mississippi Chelsea Rick on October 18 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Academic Building of the COM Medical Complex. Rick completed her first year of medical school at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) prior to the Miss Mississippi Pageant in July. The reception is open to the WCU Hattiesburg campus faculty, staff and students, as well as alumni.
Hattiesburg, Miss., September 26, 2013 - William Carey University will host a reception to celebrate the opening of “The South Mississippi Art Association Juried Exhibition: Watercolors, Pastels, and Sculptures” on Thursday, October 3, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the Lucile Parker Gallery located at 512 Tuscan Avenue. The exhibit runs October 1 – 30.
Hattiesburg, Miss., September 26, 2013 - Yohanna Jiménez, adjunct professor of Spanish at William Carey University and former Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA) president, has been named program director for the Southern Conference of Language Teaching (SCOLT) Executive Board. SCOLT is an organization that strives to advance the study of foreign languages and their literatures and cultures at all levels of instruction through conferences, workshops, research and information publications, scholarships, and networking opportunities.
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.
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.