Centenary College


Fri October 4, 2013

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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Tue August 20, 2013

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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Fri April 19, 2013

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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Thu April 18, 2013
William Inge's Picnic

Red River Radio Spotlight: Picnic

Bill Beckett talks with director Kip Holloway, Chelsea Hockaday (Madge) and Andrew Wood (Hal) about their production of William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize winning dramatic play "Picnic," which opens tonight in the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse at Centenary College.  More information about show times and tickets can be found here.

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Mon April 1, 2013

Centenary partners with MLK Health Center for open houses

Santé students Ninjia Miles, Jordan Ring, Scott Myers and Candace Metoyer display marketing materials they created for MLK Health Center in Shreveport.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A Shreveport community health provider is getting marketing and brand consulting from a group of Centenary College students who are part of a living learning community called Santé. It’s the French word for “health.” Since August, the students have immersed themselves in the work done by MLK Health Center. Scott Myers, a biochemistry major from Monroe, La., said they were able to produce marketing materials through a grant.

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