Centenary College


Thu February 5, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Bill Beckett spoke with Abigail Dillard, a junior theatre major at Centenary College, about “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” which she will be directing. This production will take place at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus. The show opens tonight, February 5, at 8 p.m., with performance on Friday, February 6 and Saturday February 7 at 8 p.m. There will also be a matinee performance on Sunday, February 8, at 2 p.m. For more info visit the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse or call 318–869–5074. 

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Mon February 2, 2015

Centenary's 'The Forum' to delve into diversity and race relations

The Forum will feature Michigan State University philosophy professor Kristie Dotson.
Credit Centenary College

Diversity and racial justice will be discussed Monday as part of “The Forum,” an annual event put on by Centenary College’s philosophy department.

The event, over two Mondays, includes a speech from a guest author and a and community panel discussion. Centenary philosophy professor Chris Ciocchetti says it’s time for philosophers tackle the ongoing discussion about diversity.

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Fri December 5, 2014

Wideman continues to attract world-class pianists to Shreveport

Lester Senter Wilson says over the years of planning the Wideman Competition the young musicians have become like children to her.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The 64th Wideman Piano Competition begins Friday, Dec. 5, and runs through the weekend at Centenary College’s Hurley School of Music. The competition features 43 young pianists from around the world. The competition’s executive director Lester Senter Wilson says it’s events like this one that will help promote classical music.

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Tue December 2, 2014

Shreveport theologian to explore the disappearing middle ground in religion

Catholic theologian and historian Peter Huff says he's wondering whether the South can still lay claim to the "Bible Belt" label as its seen tremendous growth in residents from diverse religions.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A lecture Tuesday will explore how interfaith dialogue can help people better understand one another in an effort to find common ground. Centenary College’s Christian Leadership Center presents religion professor Peter Huff who is an expert on religious fundamentalism. Huff will pose this question in his final community lecture:

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Wed November 12, 2014

Air Force Global Strike Commander: 'We enjoy freedoms most nations just dream about'

Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson greets members of the C.E. Byrd High School Junior ROTC following the Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The Centenary College Choir ensemble performed “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the national anthem, as part of the Shreveport college’s third annual Veterans Day Tribute.

The keynote address was delivered by the head of the Air Force Global Strike Command Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson.

Centenary’s president David Rowe introduced the general, calling him a friend and giving a snapshot of Wilson’s job overseeing the country’s intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons cache.

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