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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 13, 2014 - Dr. James “Jim” M. Turner, D.O., FACOFP, FACOEP, dean of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), was recently invited by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve as a member of the Healthcare Solutions Institute’s Board of Directors. The Mississippi Healthcare Solutions Institute, which was formed in 2013, serves as a public-private partnership to champion healthcare growth and development.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 12, 2014 - The Department of Language and Literature at William Carey University has received national recognition for its programs in English and English education from the  National Council for Accreditation in Teacher Education (NCATE) and the National Council Teachers of English (NCTE).  The programs will be listed as nationally recognized through a 10-year accreditation cycle from February 1, 2014 to August 1, 2024, and will be included on the NCATE/NCTE website as nationally recognized programs.  

Monday, February 10, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 10, 2014 - Jaime M. Hill, director of postdoctoral development for the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), was elected to the Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce (OMPW) Executive Committee during the OMPW’s December advisory board meeting. Hill, who began working at the WCUCOM in 2010, was appointed by Dean of the WCUCOM Dr. Jim Turner to serve as the dean’s designee to the OMPW in July 2013. She has served in her current role at the WCUCOM since March 2013.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 10, 2014 - William Carey University announces that general registration for the Spring Trimester for new students begins on Friday, February 21, from 8 – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 5 p.m., and ends on February 24.  Spring trimester classes begin on February 24 and end May 9.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 7, 2014 - William Carey University chemistry students have been invited to present a poster on their abstract, “A Comparison of the Bradford Assay with the Bicinchoninic Acid Assay for Measuring Protein in Soil Extracts,” at the Mississippi Academy of Science 78th Annual Meeting that will be held at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center March 6-7. Dr. Michael McNatt, assistant professor of chemistry and physics, direct the student chemical research.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 7, 2014 - William Carey University’s Master’s in Interscholastic Athletic Administration (IAA) program recently received full licensure approval from the Mississippi Department of Education Licensure Commission and the Mississippi State Board of Education. This innovative program is designed for the working professional and is completed over a 15-month period in a cohort format with extensive project and fieldwork experience.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 5, 2013 - Sarah Beth Sewell, a sophomore vocal performance major from Starkville, was crowned Miss William Carey University 2014 at the Miss WCU Scholarship Pageant on February 4. She was also the preliminary talent winner.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 5, 2014 - Ashlee Arnau of Purvis, a junior nursing major and William Carey University cheerleader, made headlines again when she made the incredible front-flip half-court shot during the Crusaders Men's Basketball game against Martin Methodist College on January 30. Ashlee first made national and international headlines a year ago after making the shot during the February 21 men's basketball game.  She had been trying to make the shot at every home game since Christmas, and when she did, the video of it captured plenty of attention.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 4, 2014 - William Carey University will feature the Old Timers Basketball Game as the half-time show for the Crusaders men’s basketball game against Blue Mountain College at 4 p.m. on February 8. The Old Timers team is made up of members of a local “senior lunch bunch” who meet twice weekly to play. The players are Bobby Aultman of Seminary, Eldridge Boyd of Komo, Larry Bullion of Hattiesburg, George DeCoux of Hattiesburg, Bill Folkes of Hattiesburg, Dr. Allan McBride of Hattiesburg, Dr.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 3, 2014 - William Carey University announces that general registration for the Spring Trimester for continuing students has been extended through Wednesday, February 5. Students can register from 8 – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 5 p.m. Spring trimester classes begin on February 24 and end May 9.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., January 24, 2014 - Dr. Ben Burnett has been named the Dean of the William Carey University School of Education. Dr. Burnett has served as superintendent of the Lamar County School District since 2008, and has 28 years of experience in the public schools of Mississippi with 26 of those years with Lamar County Schools. He was formerly director of bands and then principal of Oak Grove Middle School. He has also served as an adjunct professor for graduate courses at both Carey and The University of Southern Mississippi.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., January 24, 2014 - The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) hosted COM Hospital Day on January 16 in the WCUCOM Academic and Asbury Administrative Center lobbies on the Hattiesburg campus. Representatives from 16 hospitals attended this event as well as students from the WCUCOM class of 2016. This event provided an opportunity for students to visit booths and discuss options regarding internships, placement for rotations, and future residencies.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., January 21, 2014 - Dr. Mike Reed, assistant professor of educational leadership at William Carey University, was recently appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to serve as Mississippi’s Commissioner of the Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunity for Military Children. The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children was developed by the Council of State Governments, the Department of Defense, as well as education and military family experts.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss., January 17, 2014 - The Lucile Parker Art Gallery at William Carey University hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of “An Exhibit of Illustrations and Graphic Design” by Dr. Ed Ford on January 16. Dr. Ford is the director of the Lucile Parker Gallery and assistant professor of graphic design at WCU. The gallery, now located at 512 Tuscan Avenue at Cherry Street, is open Tuesday – Thursday, from 1- 4 p.m. or by appointment 801-755-4052. The exhibit opened on January 15 and will hang through February 12.

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