Posts Tagged ‘William Carey University’

MGCCC building new $12M nursing school facility

BILOXI — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has announced a $12 million project to build a new nursing school. MGCCC president Mary Graham says the Nursing and Simulation Complex will be located south of the William Carey University campus on Mississippi Highway 67 on about five acres of land. Officials say the groundbreaking on this […] [...]

Former corrections commissioner Cabana dies at 67

HATTIESBURG — Donald A. Cabana, who ran the state penitentiary at Parchman and wrote about his experiences with death row inmates, has died. He was 67. Mississippi corrections officials say Cabana died yesterday at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg after a long illness. Funeral services are pending. Cabana spent 40 years in corrections including stints […] [...]

Lorie Watkins made philological editor

by MBJ Staff Published: August 9,2013

Tags: education, Lorie Watkins, William Carey University

Dr. Lorie Watkins, associate professor of language and literature at William Carey University, was recently named editor of the Publications of the Mississippi Philological Association (POMPA), the journal of the Mississippi Philological Association (MPA). Watkins is taking over the position from J.B. Potts of Mississippi College, who has edited the journal for seven years. Watkins’ […] [...]

William Carey breaks ground for new business education facility

HATTIESBURG — William Carey University have broken ground on the new School of Business, a 20,574-square-foot facility that will sit on Tuscan Avenue across from the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine complex. The new building, which will cost just under $3 million, will include state-of-the-art multi-media, two lecture halls on the first floor […] [...]

Athletic conference honors Steve Knight

by MBJ Staff Published: June 14,2013

Tags: education, Steve Knight, William Carey University

Steve Knight, athletics director and head men’s basketball coach at William Carey University, was named the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) Athletic Director of the Year at the annual SSAC awards banquet. Knight, who began his coaching career as a graduate assistant coach at Carey in the spring of 1981 and became head men’s basketball […] [...]

Tom White wins William Carey/ADP award

by MBJ Staff Published: May 17,2013

Tags: Area Development Partnership, Tom White, William Carey University

William Carey University and the Area Development Partnership recently honored Tom White, owner of 206 Front and Bianchi’s Pizzeria in downtown Hattiesburg, with the 2013 Small Business Leadership Award. White came to Hattiesburg as a freshman at the University of Southern Mississippi and has spent 22 of the last 26 years in Hattiesburg with stops […] [...]

USM honors James Turner

by MBJ Staff Published: May 3,2013

Tags: education, James Turner, William Carey University

Dr. James M. Turner, dean of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, was the recipient of the Alton B. Cobb Outstanding Master of Public Health Award at the University of Southern Mississippi’s annual College of Health Awards Night at the Thad Cochran Center. Dr. Michael Forster, dean of the College of Health at […] [...]

Hummel made provost

by MBJ Staff Published: March 29,2013

Tags: education, Scott Hummel, William Carey University

William Carey University alumnus Scott Hummel is his alma mater’s new provost and executive vice president. Hummel, the school’s vice president of advancement and church relations since 2008, will help WCU president Tommy King with the university’s day-to-day operations, allowing King to focus on strategic planning and the “big-vision” types of things for the university. […] [...]

Maqueda earns recognition

by MBJ Staff Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Cheryl Maqueda, Mississippi Foreign Language Association, William Carey University

Cheryl Maqueda, assistant professor of Spanish at William Carey University, was recently honored as the Mississippi Foreign Language Association Teacher of Excellence. She was also re-elected as president of the Mississippi chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) in November. Maqueda and WCU adjunct instructor of French Beth Pierce presented […] [...]

Malone talks blues

by MBJ Staff Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Mark Malone, Mississippi blues, William Carey University

Dr. Mark Malone, professor of music at William Carey University, recently presented an inter-disciplinary session titled “The Mississippi Blues Trail and Beyond” at the 2013 Hawaii University International Conference (HUIC) of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Convention in Honolulu. Malone was chosen as a finalist at the conference and will present his session at the […] [...]

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