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WCU Holds Opening Convocation

Hattiesburg, Miss., September 2, 1012 - William Carey University held its annual Opening Convocation to welcome students, faculty, and staff in Smith Auditorium on August 27. The ceremony included a processional of faculty, staff members, and students representing the different departments, special music by the Carey Chorale, a welcome by president Dr. Tommy King, introduction of the Student Government Association officers introduction of campus organizations, and introductions of new faculty and staff members. WCU’s theme for the 2012-2013 year is “Let us…move on to maturity,” which is taken from Hebrews 6:1.

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William Carey University held its annual Opening Convocation to welcome students, faculty, and staff in Smith Auditorium on August 27. Pictured are (left to right) Carolos Casilla of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, who gave the invocation; Hannah Brown of Columbus, president of Baptist Student Union who gave the benediction, and Patrick Earley of Raceland, La., president of the Student Government Association who introduced campus organizations.