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William Carey College of Osteopathic Medicine — Interest in the college is growing

William Carey University in Hattiesburg opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCU-COM) in fall 2010, and interest in Mississippi’s second medical school is growing. The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson produces more than 100 doctors annually. WCU-COM will soon be doing the same — only their graduates will be DOs, or doctors of osteopathic medicine. Dean of the ...

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Read the Feb. 20 issue of MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — High-Tech ‘Garden’ growth: Pine Belt set to harvest high-tech rewards from USM scientific research. By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> Growing interest: Interest in William Carey’s inaugural Osteopathic class off the chart — by Amy McCullough >> Tax reform stuck in middle of political taffy pull: The old fight over inventory taxes ...

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Clinical therapist Thomas Pough helps bring sex addiction out of the shadows

As a college student, Thomas Pough made the discovery that counseling was for him. A series of positions and moves led him to Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services in Hattiesburg in 1996. An outgrowth of Forrest General Hospital, it’s one of the nation’s most comprehensive treatment centers and Mississippi’s largest. “I’ve always been interested in helping others. I ...

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Breland’s poems published

Dr. Garry Breland, vice president for academic affairs at William Carey University, has had his first book, titled “Whole Cloth: Sacred Stories in Verse,” published by Fields Publishing Inc., Nashville. Breland began writing the poems in 2010. All 42 poems are based on Biblical themes from both the Old and New Testament, with special emphasis on the Christmas nativity scene ...

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Breland's poems published

Dr. Garry Breland, vice president for academic affairs at William Carey University, has had his first book, titled “Whole Cloth: Sacred Stories in Verse,” published by Fields Publishing Inc., Nashville. Breland began writing the poems in 2010. All 42 poems are based on Biblical themes from both the Old and New Testament, with special emphasis on the Christmas nativity scene ...

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Williams wins award

Dr. Janet Williams, R.N., Ph.D., dean of the Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing at William Carey University, was recently awarded a 2011 Woman of Achievement Award in the education category by the Lighthouse Business and Professional Women organization. Lighthouse BPW represents successful women in every sector of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s business community, and to be eligible for ...

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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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Turner joins faculty

James “Jim” M. Turner, D.O., FACOFP, FACOEP, recently joined the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine as associate dean for clinical sciences and as an associate professor of medicine. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southwestern College in Americus, Ga., before graduating from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988. Turner completed his residency in emergency medicine ...

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Singletary shares with Fellows

Lynn Singletary, an associate professor of biology at William Carey University’s Tradition Campus in Biloxi, was recently selected to participate in the 17th Annual Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) Fellows Institute funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). As a resident of Gulfport, Singletary had the opportunity to share with the other ATEEC Fellows her firsthand experiences with ...

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Williams named WCU nursing dean

Dr. Janet Williams has been named as the new dean of the Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing at William Carey University. Williams has served in the school of nursing for over 20 years as a teacher and administrator and most recently as acting dean. Williams received a B.S. in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi, a MSN ...

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