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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 15, 2014 - Toni Wild, an inspirational speaker who has survived two life-threatening diseases, spoke to Carey Scholars during their monthly Honors Colloquium at William Carey University on April 11. Toni, a nurse who also serves as a volunteer advocate for the American Heart Association and Donate Life Mississippi, told her incredible story of overcoming unthinkable hardships and how a heart transplant from organ donation saved her life.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 15, 2014 - Dr. Janet Williams, RN, PhD, dean of the William Carey University School of Nursing, was recently appointed by Governor Phil Bryant to serve on the State Board of Nursing. She has served in the school of nursing for over 20 years as a teacher and administrator, and most recently, as dean.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 15, 2014 - Dr. Italo Subbarao, associate professor of medicine and associate dean of planning, assessment, and competency development at William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), will participate in the development of the 2014 National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI) by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). The NHSPI is a tool used to annually measure and advance the health security preparedness at the national and state levels. Dr.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hattiesbug, Miss., April 15, 2014 - William Carey University hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Student Art Show and Competition in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on April 10. The exhibit, which will hang until April 28, includes a variety of artwork including paintings, fine art prints, drawings, photography, sculpture, graphic design, 3-D pieces and mixed media by art students from both the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 15, 2013 - William Carey University students Megan Bourne of Columbia and Shelby Barrett of Lumberton were both awarded scholarships at the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society Convention in St. Louis, Mo., March 27-29. Bourne, a senior art major, won the National H.Y. Benedict Fellowship ($2,500) for her paper Anish Kapoor. Barrett, a senior biology major, won the Region III Scholarship ($500) for her paper The American Oyster and Its Many Roles in the Northern Gulf of Mexico.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 15, 2014 - The William Carey University Winters School of Music will host World Voice Day on April 16 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Fail-Asbury Hall Auditorium (School of Nursing building) on the Hattiesburg campus. This conference/workshop will cover vocal health, vocal disease, vocal science and other related issues. The sessions will feature one of the nation’s leading pedagogical and voice experts Dr.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss.,  April 14, 2014 - Faculty and students from the year William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) conducted a Human Body Fair for with kindergarten students on April 8 at Oak Grove Primary School. The fair consisted of hands-on teaching experiences with the children to teach them about how their senses work and how to keep themselves healthy.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 14, 2014 - The Hattiesburg Metropolitan Club (HMC) Endowed Scholarship has been established at William Carey University (WCU). A generous donation from HMC will fund the perpetual endowment, which will award one scholarship per academic year to a deserving student at William Carey University who meets certain criteria.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 8, 2014 - A new walking club is one part of a health initiative recently launched by William Carey University (WCU) to benefit its employees and students. The university’s walking club, designed originally to get employees up and moving, was founded in September 2013 by WCU President Dr. Tommy King.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 7, 2014 - The Cobbler, the student newspaper of William Carey University, earned several awards during the 2013-2014 Better Newspaper Contest – Student Division, hosted by the Mississippi Press Association Education Foundation.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 7, 2014 - Three William Carey University music students received honors at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Conference and Competition held at Belhaven College in Jackson March 21-22. Emma Oberdick of Wadsworth, Ill., won 1st place in Sophomore Women. Emma is a student of Dr. Connie Roberts, professor of music. Austin Williams of Carriere won 3rd place in Junior Men and Stephen Kelly of Starkville won 4th place in Senior Men. Williams and Kelly are students of Graham Anduri.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 7, 2014 - Pictured are William Carey University’s (left to right) Dr. Tyler Hodges, assistant professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Michael McNatt, assistant professor of chemistry and physics, who will present lectures at WCU’s Common Ground coffee shop for the NASA DEVELOP program Science Café on April 15 at 6 p.m. Dr. Hodges will present a lecture titled, “Marine Bacteria as a Source of New Pharmaceuticals,” and Dr.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 3, 2014 -  Dr. Janet Williams, RN, PhD, dean of the William Carey University School of Nursing, was recently appointed by Governor Phil Bryant to serve on the State Board of Nursing. She has served in the school of nursing for over 20 years as a teacher and administrator, and most recently, as dean.

“This is a distinct honor for Dr. Williams and for WCU,” said Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU. “The school of nursing has made tremendous strides in recent years.”

Friday, March 28, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 28, 2014 - The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine and School of Nursing held “An Exploration of Interprofessional Education and Opportunities for Faculty Collaboration” in the Fail-Asbury Nursing Building on WCU’s Hattiesburg campus on March 21. Interprofessional education in the health sciences involves members of two or more professions learning with, from and about one another to improve collaboration and the delivery of high-quality care to patients.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., March 26, 2014 - Sisters Nancy and Autumn Barnard of Laurel, who are both students at William Carey University, recently presented conference papers at the 2014 Sigma Tau Delta Annual International Convention held February 26 - March 1 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront in Savannah, Ga.

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