Centenary College

10:39am

Mon May 5, 2014
Local

Shreveport college student lands spot in American Chemical Society program

Centenary College student Tierra Range will leave May 16 for Singapore through an American Chemical Society study abroad program.
Credit Submitted Centenary College

A Centenary College biochemistry major leaves for Singapore next week to take part in a prestigious international research program through the American Chemical Society.

Tierra Range, 19, of Shreveport is one of 17 students nationwide who was selected to do a 10-week summer research program through the American Chemical Society’s International Research Experience for Undergraduates.

Range says she’ll work with a professor at National University of Singapore to study dye-sensitized solar cells that are often used to convert sunlight into electrical energy.

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2:12pm

Wed March 12, 2014
Business

Market analyst says Shreveport should focus on its unique traits to boost economy

The chief market strategist for Ameriprise Financial says the market is overdue for a correction, and that would be a good thing for investors looking for an entry point.

David Joy addressed Centenary College MBA students and business leaders Tuesday in Shreveport. Joy told Red River Radio that cities like Shreveport should focus on maintaining a sound fiscal position and then work to further the things that make the city unlike others.

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9:48am

Mon January 27, 2014
Science

Centenary College to host discussions on public school science education

Centenary College chemistry major Brittany Rapp and philosophy department chairman Chris Ciocchetti have planned a community-wide conversation about science and religion education in public schools.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Centenary College’s annual symposium called "Forum" gets underway this week with a focus on science and religion in public schools. Three events are planned to spark a community conversation. 

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10:16am

Tue January 21, 2014
Local

Centenary College's historian recalls stories of integration in Shreveport

Centenary College's historian Lee Morgan taught at the college for 44 years, and provides a first-hand account of integration at the college.

Dream Week is underway at Centenary College. The programs are designed to honor the legacy and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Centenary’s historian and emeritus professor of English, Lee Morgan, spoke Tuesday about integration in Shreveport and on Centenary’s campus. He taught at the college for 44 years, and called it an "island of liberalism" in a conservative city. The first African Americans didn’t enroll until 1965, but he said, it could have happened much earlier.

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9:18am

Thu November 7, 2013
Local

Dancing with Parkinson's bridges generations in Shreveport

Shreveport modern dancer Renee Smith Cheveallier leads the Dancing with Parkinson's class at Centenary College.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

People with Parkinson’s disease have a new outlet in Shreveport for coping with the degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The Dancing with Parkinson’s class is a partnership between Centenary College and LSU Health Shreveport’s Parkinson’s Disease Resource.

Centenary students in the neurological disorders class take to the dance floor alongside a person with Parkinson’s. The students are able to put a face to the disorder, according to Greg Butcher, an associate professor of neuroscience.

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