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WCU Announces August Graduations

Hattiesburg, Miss., July 30, 2013 - Approximately 500 students will receive degrees at William Carey University in one of four graduation ceremonies August 9-10. Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, will preside at the ceremonies, which are for undergraduate and graduate students of the New Orleans, Hattiesburg, and Tradition campuses.

The ceremony for students on the New Orleans campus is Friday, August 9, at 5 p.m. in Leavell Chapel at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The speaker for the ceremony is Dr. Janet Williams, dean of the WCU School of Nursing.

The ceremony for Hattiesburg students receiving graduate degrees is Saturday, August 10 at 9:30 a.m. in Smith Auditorium. The speaker for the 9:30 ceremony is Judge Dawn Beam, 10th District Chancery Court Judge.

The ceremony for Hattiesburg students receiving undergraduate degrees is Saturday, August 10 at 1 p.m. in Smith Auditorium. The speaker is Dr. Barbara Childers McMillin, president of Blue Mountain College.

The ceremony for Tradition campus students receiving both graduate and undergraduate degrees is Saturday, August 10 at 4 p.m. in Smith Auditorium. Dr. LaRue Stephens, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Long Beach, will serve as the guest speaker for the Tradition graduation.

For more graduation information, call the Office of the Registrar at (601) 318-6195.