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William Carey News

Thursday, August 4, 2016
William Carey University professor Lorie Watkins Massey will participate in a panel titled “William Faulkner, His Life and Writings” at the Mississippi Book Festival. The panel discussion will be held at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, August 20 in the State Capitol, room 201H. 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016
William Carey University announced July 22 that DJ Pulley has been named athletic director. Pulley will replace Coach Steve Knight as athletic director; Knight will remain on staff as the men’s head basketball coach.
 
Friday, July 22, 2016
William Carey University will award degrees to 430 students during four commencement ceremonies August 5-6, 2016. All ceremonies will be held in Smith Auditorium of Thomas Fine Arts Center on the Hattiesburg campus. “Combined with spring commencement, WCU has graduated more than a thousand students for six consecutive years,” said President Tommy King.
 
The schedule and guest speakers are as follows:
Thursday, July 21, 2016
When that final bell of the school year rings, studying is the last thing on many students’ minds as they head into summer vacation. But nearly 80 students recently spent three days at William Carey University studying, taking tests, and learning tips to improve their ACT scores.
 
Friday, July 15, 2016
Anna Beth Bryant, a graduate of William Carey University, was recently awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at $30,000 per year for her medical training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson at the annual scholarship ceremony.  Bryant is the daughter of Charles and Maria Bryant of Moselle. 
 
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Carey Dinner Theatre presents its second show of the season, “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” a musical created by Roger Bean featuring more than 30 songs from the fifties and sixties. Meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy in crinoline skirts at the 1958 high school prom and then again 10 years later at their school reunion. This trip down memory lane includes such songs as “Mr.

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Lane Williamson of Algoma and Hannah Elisabeth Gravley of Picayune, juniors at William Carey University, were recently selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP). Willamson is the son of Jimmy and Lisa Williamson of Algoma. Gravley is the daughter of Craig and Martie Gravley of Picayune. 
 
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
William Carey University has achieved the gold level Fit-Friendly Worksite designation from the American Heart Association.
 
The Fit-Friendly Worksite program recognizes employers who go above and beyond when it comes to employees’ health and rewards organizations for progressive leadership and concern for their staff. To qualify, the worksite must have at least 25 employees and promote a wellness culture that includes offering workers physical activity support and healthy eating options at work. 
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Seven William Carey University graduate students have received scholarships from the Mississippi Professional Educators (MPE). 
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
The Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) has announced changes regarding financial aid funds issued by the state. The changes apply to Mississippi residents only.
 
UPDATE: Nine hours per trimester remains the full-time requirement to receive state aid. It was previously reported the new requirement would be 10 hours. 
 
Forgivable loan programs will only be awarded to renewal applicants. This includes William Winter and all of the nursing funds.
 
Monday, June 20, 2016
William Carey University announced June 17 the hiring of Dr. Michael Malloy as the dean for the proposed pharmacy school at the WCU Tradition campus in Biloxi. Dr. Janet Williams, associate vice president for health programs, introduced Malloy at a press conference at the Tradition campus.
 
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
A collection of aerial photographs on display at the William Carey University Tradition campus combines artistry and concern for our coastal environment.
 
“Coastal Waterways” by Susan Guice features photographs illustrating the impact man has on the Mississippi and Louisiana waterways. Guice will discuss her work during a reception and presentation from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 at the Tradition campus, located at 19640 Hwy. 67 in Biloxi.
 
Friday, June 3, 2016
A new report from Best College Values ranks William Carey University as number five on a national list of the most affordable online master’s degrees in elementary education.
 
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Carey Dinner Theatre, the 2016 winner of the Pine Belt Public Image Award for bringing quality family entertainment to the Pine Belt, will celebrate its 41st season with two musicals in June and July at the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University.
 

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