Hattiesburg, Miss., July 30, 2012 - If you had asked William Carey University alumna Ame Karoly two years ago what she would be doing after graduation she never would have dreamed she would be living in China. However, Karoly currently works at Linyi Normal University in Linyi, China, full-time as a foreign communications assistant in the international office and part-time as a conversational English teacher.
William Carey News
Hattiesburg, Miss., July 30, 2012 - William Carey University will hold orientation for all new students, including both freshmen and transfer students, on Friday, August 24 in Clinton Gymnasium on the Hattiesburg campus.
Beginning at 8 a.m., residential students will have an opportunity to move into their assigned dormitories and new students will be able to complete registration processes with administrative offices. Orientation registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and will continue until noon.
Hattiesburg, Miss., July 30, 2012 -
William Carey University student Brittney LeighAnn Saulters competed as Covington County’s Miss Hospitality in the 2012 Mississippi Miss Hospitality pageant held at the Saenger Theatre in downtown Hattiesburg July 27-28. Saulters, a graduate of Seminary High School, is a freshman elementary education major at Carey.
William Carey University will hold the annual Scholarship Dinner featuring keynote speaker Gov. Phil Bryant at Southern Oaks House and Gardens on Tuesday, August 21. The evening will consist of a VIP reception and a dinner with musical entertainment and an address by Gov. Bryant. The reception begins at 6 p.m. and the dinner at 7 p.m. A special scholarship will be established in honor of Gov. Bryant. For more information and ticket prices you may contact Dr. Lynne Houston at 601.318.6231 or firstname.lastname@example.org..
Hattiesburg, Miss., July 5, 2012 - William Carey University’s Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT) will present the folk musical “Sing Out Sweet Land!” July 10 -21. Performances are in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of WCU.
Corporate sponsor W. A. Warren Asphalt Paving Contractors and co-sponsor Regions Bank support the 37th season of CDT.
Hattiesburg, Miss., July 5, 2012 - William Carey University hosted the Mississippi Baptist Convention HeartSong Camp June 26-30. Over 200 7th-12th graders attended the youth music and worship arts camp that is designed to assist them with discovering how to use their musical and artistic talents in worship and ministry. The camp includes a talent show, creative worship services, combined voice rehearsals, and workshops on voice, band, keyboard, guitar, art, banner making, drama, interpretive movement, and music reading.
Hattiesburg, Miss., July 5, 2012 - William Carey University president Dr. Tommy King has been elected to represent the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) on the Council of Presidents of the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Dr. King will serve a three-year term and will represent the interests of the largest of the 24 conferences that make up NAIA. The SSAC includes 15 schools in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina.
Students in William Carey University’s summer community nursing course held a Health Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on June 21 in the Student Conference Center. The health fair included booths with information on breast cancer awareness, diabetic education, hypertension, nutrition, smoking cessation, and stress reduction. Tests were conducted on blood glucose and blood pressure, as well. Twenty-three nursing students participated in the planning and implementation of the health fair.
The William Carey University office of admissions will host Super Saturday for new students, both incoming freshmen and transfers, on July 14, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Super Saturday gives students and their parents a glimpse into university life and offers information on admissions, financial aid, housing and student life.
Hattiesburg, Miss., June 22, 2012 - Miss William Carey University Kenna Spiller previewed her competition wardrobe and talent during a campus trunk show on Thursday, June 21, in the Lucile Parker Gallery. Lacey Cofield Bolling, Miss WCU 2006, served as emcee for the trunk show, describing competition outfits and giving background information on the Miss Mississippi pageant. Spiller will represent Carey June 27-30 at the 2012 Miss Mississippi Pageant in Vicksburg.
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.
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).