Hattiesburg, Miss., March 26, 2014 - The Student Government Association (SGA) at William Carey University inducted officers for the 2014-2015 academic year on February 10 in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art. The SGA, advised by Emily Sheckells, student activities director, is led by a council elected by the student body. The SGA serves as the liaison between students and university administration, while offering students various activities and events to enhance their college experience.
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Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014 - William Carey University’s School of Education hosted the ninth annual Young Authors Celebration (YAC) on March 7. There were approximately 500 students from 12 area elementary and middle schools at the event, along with their teachers and parent chaperons.
Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014 - The art department of William Carey University hosted the Fifth Annual High School Art Competition in the Lucile Parker Gallery (LPG) on March 1. The exhibition gave area high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to showcase their talents and compete for scholarships. Thirty-two students from the following high schools participated in the competition: Oak Grove High School, Perry Central High School, Presbyterian Christian High School, South Jones High School, and West Jones High School. The event was directed by Dr.
Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014 - William Carey University’s nursing professors Felicia Browning and Karen Sicard will both be presenting posters at nursing conferences in April.
Browning, assistant professor of nursing and director of continuing education, will present at the Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS) in Mobile, Ala., on April 4. This is the first conference held by the Alabama-Mississippi chapter of TCNS, and the theme is “Transcultural Caring: Transcending Differences Embracing Commonalities.”
Hattiesburg, Miss., March 7, 2014 - Dr. LaRue Stephens of Biloxi, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Long Beach, will serve as chair of the William Carey University Board of Trustees for 2014. Dr. Stephens served as an adjunct professor of religion at WCU for seven years and previously served on the Board of Trustees.
Hattiesburg, Miss., March 5, 2014 - The William Carey University Quality of Life (QOL) Project is a program that pairs students with adults with intellectual developmental disabilities to engage in activities designed to enrich their lives. Recently, the group made a trip to Memphis to visit the National Civil Rights Museum and tour Graceland. The program is funded through The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation’s Ann Morris Memorial Fund, which was set up by John Morris to honor the life of John’s late daughter, Ann, who was mentally disabled.
Hattiesburg, Miss., March 5, 2014 - William Carey University’s School of Education will host the ninth annual Young Authors Celebration (YAC) on Friday, March 7, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. There will be over 400 students from eight area elementary schools at the event, along with their teachers and parents.
Hattiesburg, Miss., March 3, 2014 - William Carey University sends condolences to the Iler family. Michael Iler and his wife, Annissa, were in a car accident over the weekend. Michael passed away and Annissa is currently hospitalized. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Hattiesburg, Miss., March 3, 2014 - WDAM caught up with WCU cheerleader Ashley Arnau, known for her front-flip basketball shot, after Arnau made her famous shot again January 30, 2014 and gained national attention all over again. Below is the video interview.
Hattiesburg, Miss., February 26, 2014 - Dr. Everett Roark, director of the Master of Biomedical Science Program and assistant professor of genetics and microbiology at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), served as a speaker at the Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association (MOMA) Winter Meeting held February 22-23 at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi. Dr. Roark presented a lecture titled, “Overview of Medical Genetics in Primary Care,” which will count toward Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians in attendance.
Hattiesburg, Miss., February 26, 2014 - William Carey University hosted a workshop titled, “Preaching Through Hebrews: An Expository Sermon Preparation Seminar” on February 24 in Thomas Business Building. Nearly 30 preachers from North Mississippi to the Gulf Coast were in attendance. Keynote speakers were Dr. Brett Golson, coordinator of bi-vocational programs and assistant professor of religion at WCU; Kevin Jackson, pastor of Grace Baptist Church of Grenada; Dr. Chas Rowland, pastor of Bovina Baptist Church, and Wade Stevens, pastor of First Baptist Church of Mathiston.
Hattiesburg, Miss., February 26, 2014 - William Carey University’s Office of Admissions held a symposium for high school students interested in health care careers on February 19.
Hattiesburg, Miss., February 13, 2014 - The Pascagoula River Audubon Center will hold a clinic at William Carey University on Saturday, February 15, In Green Science Hall Room 105 at 10 a.m. Dr. Thomas Rauch, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, will host the group as a presentation is given about the Great Backyard Bird Count and other Audubon Society projects. Basic bird feeding concepts to help attract more birds to backyards will be presented also.
Hattiesburg, Miss., February 13, 2014 - Dr. James “Jim” M. Turner, D.O., FACOFP, FACOEP, dean of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), was recently invited by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve as a member of the Healthcare Solutions Institute’s Board of Directors. The Mississippi Healthcare Solutions Institute, which was formed in 2013, serves as a public-private partnership to champion healthcare growth and development.