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William Carey names Conner administrative dean of Tradition campus

William Carey University recently announced that Dr. Cassandra Conner has been named administrative dean of its Tradition campus, succeeding Jerry Bracey, who will retire in August. A native of Gulfport, Conner has been academic dean of the Tradition campus since 2011, coordinating programs and assisting students with their academic needs or concerns. She is also an associate professor in the ...

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WCU College of Osteopathic Medicine receives national awards

William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine sent a delegation in April to the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Education Conference in Washington, D.C. More than 20 WCUCOM representatives were honored during the conference: Research: Dr. Randall Harris, associate dean of Preclinical Sciences, earned third place in the annual research poster competition for his project, “Using Artificial Intelligence ...

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Subbarao formally installed as dean of WCU medical school

Dr. Italo Subbarao was installed as the fourth dean of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine during a formal ceremony Jan. 11 in Hattiesburg. At 44, he is the youngest dean of an osteopathic medical school in the United States. “I’ve never thought about age, but what I hope to bring to our students is a creative approach, ...

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William Carey’s Turner appointed to COCA

Dr. James Turner Dr. James Turner, dean of William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), has been appointed to the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). Turner and the other commissioners will review site visits, as well as mid-cycle and annual reports submitted by COMs in the United States with the goal of ensuring that each is meeting COCA ...

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New accelerated pharmacy school planned at William Carey

By BECKY GILLETTE A groundbreaking is planned soon for a school of pharmacy at William Carey University Tradition campus, which will bring pharmacy education closer to residents of South Mississippi while helping meet a shortage of pharmacists in rural areas of the region. Dr. Michael Malloy, who has been named dean of the new pharmacy school, said the closest pharmacy ...

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William Carey making huge comeback from devastation of tornado

When William Carey University President Tommy King first saw the devastation of the campus after the EF3 tornado Jan. 22, his thought was: “We will never be able to save this campus.” “The campus was just in total disarray,” King said. “All but two buildings had damage of varying degrees. » READ THE COMPLETE STORY ON Hattiesburg Business Today

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William Carey sets steps in Mississippi tornado recovery

A Mississippi university heavily damaged by Saturday’s tornado is taking more steps toward recovery. William Carey University asked its 800 dorm residents to return to campus Wednesday through Friday to retrieve personal belongings and vehicles. Spokeswoman Mia Overton said the college will have counselors and pastors on hand to help students who may be traumatized. » READ more at Hattiesburg ...

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William Carey turns to online learning after tornado

William Carey University says it will use online systems as much as possible to finish winter trimester classes and to teach students during the spring trimester. The school’s Hattiesburg campus was heavily damaged by Saturday’s tornado in south Mississippi, leading officials to send home 800 students who live on campus and call off classes on Monday for the 3,200 students ...

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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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