Centenary College

9:13am

Mon November 4, 2013
Local

Centenary College celebrates C.S. Lewis' legacy in religion series

Centenary College's Maegan Daigle coordinated the "C.S. Lewis: The Life and Legacy" series that runs Nov. 4-16.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Centenary College’s Christian Leadership Center kicks off a 12-day series today to celebrate the life of C.S. Lewis, an iconic writer in 20th century Christianity. The center is commemorating the 50th anniversary of his death by hosting a documentary film, panel discussion, book groups and a prayer retreat, according to Maegan Daigle, assistant director of Centenary’s Christian Leadership Center.

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7:30am

Wed October 30, 2013
Local

Centenary professor pens definitive biography on Jack London

Earle Labor, author of "Jack London: An American Life," sits in his Centenary College office flanked by a portrait of the great American writer.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

It’s been less than a month since a 500-page biography of the great American writer Jack London was published. But it’s gained traction in national literary circles. One reviewer called it the definitive biography of the larger-than-life writer. Whatever the take, “Jack London: An American Life” has been a long time coming for Earle Labor, professor emeritus of American Literature at Centenary College and director of its Jack London Research Center.

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8:42am

Fri October 4, 2013
Local

Centenary College plans to take all freshmen to Paris

Centenary College president David Rowe announced the school's new Centenary in Paris initiative Thursday.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Incoming freshman class at Centenary College in Shreveport will begin their college career in Paris. The college has launched a new fall immersion program whereby every freshman can spend up to 10 days in Paris. The August 2014 course will begin and end on Centenary’s campus. The students will not be required to pay any additional fees or expenses for the trip. At a news conference Thursday, President David Rowe said he expects about 150 students will see the City of Light, and that experience will solidify their college career.

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9:12am

Tue August 20, 2013
Local

Centenary College freshmen put elbow grease into orientation

Centenary College freshman Michael Bohne helps to clean out a Shreveport home alongside fellow students as part of the college's World Houses program.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

About 125 incoming freshmen at Centenary College have worked up a sweat ahead of fall semester that begins Wednesday. The students cleaned out a house in Shreveport on Monday as part of a new partnership with Community Renewal International and two other organizations. Centenary president David Rowe worked alongside the students.

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11:46am

Fri April 19, 2013
Arts

Centenary student plans maker's faire, denounces bullying

Centenary College sophomore Sara Whittington is bringing awareness to bullying in connection with sexual orientation and gender identity.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A Centenary College student has organized a maker's faire Saturday in recognition of National Day of Silence. The student-led event denounces bullying in connection with sexual orientation or gender identity. Sara Whittington, a sociology major from Pineville, La., wanted to organize a creative outlet to mark the day. Whittington said 23 vendors will sell their handmade goods.

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