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William Carey breaks ground for new men's dormitory

HATTIESBURG — William Carey University has broken ground for a new men’s residence hall. The new building will adjoin Davis Hall, a women’s residence hall completed in 2013, and will be behind Braswell Hall on the south end of the Hattiesburg campus. It will be directly across from the Fail Softball Field. The three-story building will alleviate a severe housing ...

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William Carey trustees approve doctor of physical therapy; school to raise startup funds

HATTIESBURG — The William Carey University board of trustees has approved a doctor of physical therapy program at the university’s Hattiesburg campus. At their regular meeting, the trustees unanimously approved the recommendation of WCU President Dr. Tommy King to initiate efforts to raise $1.5 million in startup funds for the program. The opening of the program will depend upon WCU’s ...

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King elected to council

William Carey University president Dr. Tommy King has been elected to represent the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) on the Council of Presidents of the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). King will serve a three-year term and will represent the interests of the largest of the 24 conferences that make up NAIA. The SSAC includes 15 schools in Alabama, ...

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King advances to president

Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, recently advanced to the office of president of the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities (MAC) at the 78th annual meeting held at Mississippi Valley State University. King was elected to the MAC board at the annual conference in 2009, progressing through the ranks in office each year.

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Saunders, King win Hub Awards

University of Southern Mississippi president Martha Saunders has been named the 32nd recipient of The Hub Award, which honors outstanding contributions to the Hattiesburg community, commitment to excellence and dedication to public service, during a recognition dinner at the Hattiesburg Country Club. A graduate of Hattiesburg High School and Southern Miss, Saunders became the ninth president of her alma mater ...

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William Carey honors employee anniversaries

(front left to right) Dr. Tommy King, president of William Carey University, recently presented five-year awards to: Sue DeLaune, assistant professor of nursing; Lenell Ford, special assistant to the dean of nursing; Vicky Walley, associate professor of nursing; Bob Blevins, director of facilities; (back left to right) Sharon Schamber-Jones, instructor of business; Lisa Dickens, assistant director of admissions/recruitment; Wendy Hogue, ...

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