Hattiesburg, Miss., January 11, 2013 - (left to right) Shown congratulating William Carey University cross-country star Joash Osoro upon receiving the Larry & Sarah Kennedy-First Baptist Church of Laurel Scholarship is Sarah Kennedy, wife of former president Dr. Larry W. Kennedy. This scholarship is for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at WCU who demonstrate academic achievement. Osoro, a senior nursing major, is originally from Kenya and grew up in Bismark, N.D.
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William Carey University has been recognized by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency for its commitment to a better environment and reducing greenhouse gas emissions as a participant in the ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign.
Hattiesburg, Miss., January 10, 2013 - The Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey University will host a reception to celebrate the opening of the exhibit “Transformation: Three Women, the Alchemy of Friendship: Clay, Paper, and Fiber” on Thursday, January 17, from 5-6 p.m. The exhibit, which is on display January 14-31 (except January 21 for a holiday), features ceramics, works on paper, and fiber art by Claudia Cartee, Barbara-Ann Carver-Hunt, and Amanda Lovitt-Call. The reception and exhibit are open to the public.
The Christmas edition of The Cobbler is now available. This edition features a year-in-review look at 2012 and many other exciting stories and features.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 20, 2012 - William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) student Whitney Danjack “Dan” Lynch of Seminary recently received The Lois S. McKenzie Humanitarian COM Restricted Scholarship. Chosen by the dean of the WCUCOM, the scholarship is awarded to a top second - year WCUCOM student from South Mississippi who shows an interest in practicing medicine in Mississippi and working with the elderly. The scholarship was established by Lois S. McKenzie’s son, Joel McKenzie of Foxworth.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 20, 2012 - William Carey University inducted 23 new members, all students on the Hattiesburg campus, into the Mississippi Beta Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society on December 19. Membership into Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior, senior, and graduate class members, and WCU students must have at least a 3.70 Grade Point Average on the 4.0 scale to qualify.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 12, 2012 - William Carey University hosted a Christmas dinner in Wilkes Dining Hall followed by the annual “Christmas Vespers and Hanging of the Green ” service in Smith Auditorium in the Thomas Fine Arts Center on December 6.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 12, 2012 - William Carey University student-athletes Anna-Lauren Fontenot and Alex Lahasky were presented with the David M. Halbrook Award. The awards were presented during the Halbrook Awards Luncheon held at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center in October as part of the 79th annual Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities (MAC) Conference hosted by WCU.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 6, 2012 - William Carey University is offering unique classes during the J-Term, January 7-11, 2013, on all three campuses. The deadline for registration is Friday, December 21.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 5, 2012 - Dr. Orlando R. Burt, senior pastor of Word of Faith Christian Center in Hattiesburg, was the guest speaker for William Carey University’s Christian Leadership Lecture on December 5 in Smith Auditorium.
Dr. Burt founded the Word of Faith Christian Foundation, a non-profit organization, and from that Word of Faith Christian Academy was established.
Hattiesburg, Miss., December 5, 2012 - William Carey University will be hosting an introduction to dance and musical theatre workshop with Jonathan Sharp from January 7-11 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Carey’s Smith Auditorium in the Thomas Fine Arts Center. Non-Carey students, ages 16-25, are welcome to attend. Cost of the workshop will be $200 for non-credit students. Students do not need prior dance experience to participate.
Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - William Carey University hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of “A Juried Exhibition of Watercolors and Sculptures” by the South Mississippi Art Association (SMAA) on November 29 in the Lucile Parker Gallery in the Thomas Fine Arts Center. During the reception, the winners of the exhibit were announced.
Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - William Carey University’s Brandy Cramer, a senior vocal performance major from Gulfport, won a competition with the Gulf Coast Chorus and Symphony.
Hattiesburg, Miss., November 30, 2012 - The Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art at William Carey University will host a reception to celebrate the opening of an exhibit featuring toys crafted by Harry Griffith of Columbia on Tuesday, December 4, from 5-6 p.m. The exhibit will be on display December 3-19.