William Carey University

Local students experience poverty simulation

Hundreds of medical students from William Carey University and University of Southern Mississippi met in Wiggins this afternoon. It was all part of a new program aimed at helping the students understand what it’s like to live in poverty. Through…

Scianna Hall dedication at William Carey University

This morning, several community members and officials with William Carey University gathered for a dedication ceremony of the new Scianna Hall. Held at the tradition campus in Biloxi, this new extension will be a support building for the new school…

WCU’s pharmacy school opens today

Mississippi’s second pharmacy school opened here on the Gulf Coast. Classes began today at William Carey’s School of Pharmacy in Biloxi. For now, the 58 students will be meeting in temporary locations, awaiting the October scheduled opening of the $7…

William Carey University: One year after the tornado

At William Carey University in Hattiesburg, classes were in full swing this morning. However, one year ago today that would not have been the case. An EF3 tornado ripped through the university’s campus at around 2:30 on the morning of…

William Carey College of Medicine reopens after tornado damage

After seven months of rebuilding from the January tornado, William Carey University’s College of Medicine building is back open. Students started classes on Monday in their brand new facility, but today they celebrated with a ribbon cutting. “I remember getting…

2017 education roundup at William Carey

This afternoon, William Carey’s tradition campus in Harrison County opened their doors for prospective teachers. The university’s annual Teacher’s Education Roundup provided information including state curriculum, details on the licensing process, and tips on becoming a teacher through the science…

College students put new perspective on cold cases

It’s a college class that’s only the second of its kind, a criminal justice special topics class that investigates cold cases. These William Carey University students are nearing graduation and stopped by News 25 to tell us a little bit…

Beau Rivage donates $5K for tornado relief

William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus now has 5,000 extra dollars to put towards the tornado relief effort thanks to the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Senior Project Manager for William Carey University Dick Vogel was on hand as Beau Rivage…

William Carey students return to campus

Today was the first day of classes, just one month after a devastating EF3 tornado tore through William Carey University in Hattiesburg. Several students displaced from their dorms have moved back on to campus as well. Today, News 25 caught…

William Carey Students Return to Campus

For the first time since Saturday’s devastating tornado, William Carey students are allowed back on campus to gather their belongings. For the next few days students will be allowed access to their dorms between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The…

Classes Back in Session at William Carey

Nearly one month after an EF3 tornado tore through campus, William Carey University welcomes back students for the spring trimester. Classes began this morning on campus for the first time since the storm on January 21st. In order to complete…

William Carey Students Set to Return to Class

Two weeks after the devastating EF3 tornado hits William Carey University, students are now preparing to return to campus this month. Media Relations and Marketing Coordinator Mia Overton says students will move back to campus the weekend before spring classes…

Recovery Progressing Quickly at William Carey University

January 21st a tornado tore through William Carey University’s Hattiesburg campus, destroying nearly everything in its path. In less than two weeks, the electricity has been turned back on in several buildings, students have resumed classes either online on in…

Carey Strong

It’s been a rough week for students and community members in the Pine Belt. That’s why William Carey officials organized a night of unity at Temple Baptist Church. For the first time in almost a week, William Carey students were…

‘Carey Strong’ Worship Service at Temple Baptist Church

It’s been a rough week for students and community members in the Pine Belt. Tonight, students, school officials, and dozens of Petal residents will gather for a night of worship and comfort. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us from Temple…

William Carey Update

William Carey University continues to move toward a full recovery after last weekend’s storm damaged most of its property. William Carey University President Tommy King said, “In 15 seconds, 90 percent of our buildings had major damage.” Construction workers and…

William Carey to Release New Updates

William Carey University officials are trying their best to keep students notified of how the school plans to move on in the aftermath of last weekend’s storms. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us from Hattiesburg with details.

WCU To Releases New Updates

William Carey University officials are trying their best to keep students notified of how the school plans to move on in the aftermath of last weekend's storms. By Friday afternoon they hope to notify students of the status of online…