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Dr. Robert Bateman Jr. elected to board

Dr. Robert Bateman Jr., professor of biomedical sciences and associate dean for research at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been elected to a four-year term on the executive board of the Association of Biochemistry Course Directors. Bateman joined the Carey faculty in 2011 after previously serving on the faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi, where ...

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Merit Health Wesley to debut 2 residency programs


  HATTIESBURG — The way Dr. Sherry Turner has it figured, familiarity in fact breeds contentment and a certain comfort level. That’s at least part of the reason that Merit Health Wesley has plans to roll out a pair of residency programs in July that once fully-operational will engage 34 up-and-coming physicians annually. And those who train in Hattiesburg may ...

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William Carey inducts 4 into Alumni Hall of Fame

Four inductees into William Carey University’s Hall of Fame were, from left, Dr. Eric Joseph Williams, Carl Merritt Jr., William Carey President Dr. Tommy King, Dr. Adam Breerwood and Vermester Jackson Bester.

William Carey University inducted four graduates  into the Alumni Hall of Fame during a banquet at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg March 27. » Dr. Adam Breerwood is a two-time graduate of Carey, earning a bachelor’s degree in social science in 1997 and a master’s degree in education in 1999. He earned his doctoral degree in higher education ...

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William Carey University student wins award

Alexis Cates, a fourth-year student in the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine from Mandeville, La., was recently awarded the Nichols LEAD Scholar Award by the American Osteopathic Foundation. The Nichols LEAD Scholar Award, given to an osteopathic medical student whose leadership, excellence, achievement and dedication are proven in the classroom and community, includes a $1,000 cash gift and ...

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Carey professor, Dr. Julie May, pens cookbook

Dr. Julie May, an associate professor of biological sciences at William Carey University and a food blogger, recently published a cookbook, Menu Musings of a Modern American Mom, through Indigo River Publishing. The full-color cookbook, published in October, is 342 pages in length and contains 152 recipes. The book offers interactive features, with each recipe having its own QR code ...

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William Carey University gets donation for pharmacy school

BILOXI — William Carey University has received a $125,000 pledge toward establishing a pharmacy school on its Biloxi campus. The school says in a news release the money from the Leo W. Seal Family Foundation will be distributed over a five-year period with $50,000 provided immediately. William Carey officials say the school will be located on the Tradition campus in ...

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THE NEXT CHAPTER — Wally Northway ending a ‘great ride’ chronicling Mississippi’s business stories

Greenville native Wally Northway had written a lot of songs but never a news story when he ventured into newspapering at the Mississippi Business Journal in 1997 after a career as a college administrator. A few thousand stories later, the soon-to-retire business journalist can lay claim to a career well spent. “I always felt like it was important work,” Northway ...

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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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William Carey chosen for opening round of softball championship

HATTIESBURG — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has released the sites for the 2nd annual NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round and William Carey University was named as a host site, the national office announced. The event will be played May 12-14 and features 10 four-team double elimination tournaments. The 40 qualifiers and pairings for the National Championship ...

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