Global Perspective

From befriending classmates born in countries spanning the globe to visiting foreign nations, JR’s understanding of the world grew exponentially during his time at Centenary, helping him seamlessly transition into and find success at globally-minded companies such as Disney and Warner Bros. Learn more about study abroad programs at Centenary

JR's favorite Centenary experience abroad is proposing to his girlfriend in Australia (she said "yes," by the way!).

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Number of times JR asked for directions on the streets of Sydney, Australia - just to hear the cool accent.

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Small classes

Centenary's small class sizes helped JR build confidence for verbalizing ideas in a room full of people. With this confidence, he's voiced ideas that have made their way into marketing campaigns for some of Hollywood's biggest theatrical releases. Learn more about Centenary's approach to the liberal arts

JR majored in New Media Communications at Centenary and now works in California as an Employee Communications and Marketing Specialist for Warner Bros.

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Centenary taught me how to write well, which helped me stand out in the competitive admission process for graduate school and gave me an advantage in the classroom.

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JR's gotten the opportunity to work on several major film campaigns since graduating from Centenary. His favorites: "Big Hero 6," "Wonder Woman," and "IT."

Unique story

Since moving to Los Angeles in 2013, JR has found that having a unique college story is incredibly valuable. He has yet to meet anybody on the West Coast who can claim, as he can, to have attended a small, liberal arts college in the state of Louisiana. Learn more about why Centenary stands out!

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Number of times JR has been asked at work if he's from the south after using "y'all."

In addition to being a point of interest in many job interviews, JR's Centenary education affords him a unique cultural and academic perspective that sets apart his ideas in the workplace.

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The Louisiana dish JR misses the most? Crawfish po'boy!

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Adaptable skills

Luke graduated from Centenary with the ability to quickly absorb and apply information, rather than merely memorize it. This skill came in handy during his 3rd and 4th year of medical school when he started seeing patients and formulating diagnoses and treatment plans. Learn how the liberal arts can help you.

Centenary offers 22 majors in the arts and sciences and a variety of pre-professional programs, including eight Allied Health tracks.

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By graduation, Centenary will have transformed you into an extremely well-rounded individual and have instilled critical thinking skills unmatched with most traditional colleges.

Luke will put his critical thinking skills to the test by practicing either rural Family Medicine or Sports Medicine following his residency at the University of Nebraska/Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha.

Faculty

At Centenary, Luke found committed faculty who challenged him to be his best, leaving him - in his words - "overly prepared to confront life after college." Meet our faculty

The personalized level of education you receive at Centenary is invaluable. Centenary is challenging, but offers a unique world-class education well worth the money.

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Centenary's pre-med curriculum emphasizes thinking through problems and discussing them, not just regurgitating information.

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100%

of tenure-track faculty hold the highest degree in their field

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Intercultural experiences

Luke says that Centenary's "emphasis on cultural competence" has been invaluable during his medical school training, giving him the tools to empathize with his patients and effectively communicate with them about their health. Learn more about Centenary's pre-med program

Luke earned a full med school scholarship from the Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program. He'll serve in the US Air Force for four years following his residency in Family Medicine.

82%

of Centenary students have had an international educational experience

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Centenary's module, service learning requirement, and numerous volunteering opportunities helped build a great foundation on how to interact with different groups of people.

International Travel

Trey started college in Paris, France thanks to the one-of-a-kind Centenary in Paris program. He walked in the footsteps of African-American writers in Paris and explored questions of race and gender thanks to the "Paris Noir: Black America in the City of Light" course taught by Professors Dana Kress and Andia Augustin-Billy. Learn more about Centenary in Paris

Starting college in Paris was amazing. I got to meet some of the best friends anyone could ask for. Honestly, if I hadn't gone to Paris, I probably would not be the same person I am today.

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times Trey said "merci" (so polite!)

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crêpes eaten by Trey on the streets of Paris

Golf

A member of the Gents golf team, Trey chose Centenary as the spot to continue his golf career because he knew he'd also get a great education. He also might be a budding comedian. Visit Centenary Athletics at gocentenary.com

The best thing about being a student-athlete is spending time with your teammates and having a stress-free place to go after classes.

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Trey's recent score in the Louisiana College Fall Invite - the second-lowest round of the day

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times Trey ate a bowl of Fruit Loops before a tournament for good luck

Gymnastics

Ashley is a decorated and dedicated student-athlete. In 2016, she became only the fourth gymnast in Centenary history to qualify for the NCAA Regional Competition and was also named a USAG All-American Scholar. Learn more about Ashley

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All-Around titles won during the 2015 regular season

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1st team

All-American in the All-Around at the 2016 USAG Collegiate National Championship

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on vault in 2016, just .025 off the Centenary record

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Global study

Ashley was part of the first group of Centenary students to begin their college experience in Paris, France through the Centenary in Paris program. In May 2017, she returned to Europe for a May Module course in Copenhagen, Denmark. Learn more about Centenary in Paris

Ashley's travel experiences also include mission trips to Jamaica and Guatemala.

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Ashley's liberal arts education is preparing her to connect with the world in a variety of creative ways: she's a communications major with minors in theatre and Spanish.

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International travel

As a degree-seeking student from Honduras, Sabrina traveled internationally just to get to Centenary! She also started college in Paris, France thanks to the unique Centenary in Paris program, and plans to return to Paris in spring 2018 for a May Module class. Learn more about the Centenary in Paris program

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instant siblings Sabrina found in her sorority (she's an only child!)

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Since there aren't any scholarship organizations in Honduras, getting a good scholarship from Centenary was a big factor for me in choosing to come here.

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Sabrina did an internship with a Honduran newspaper, La Prensa, during the summer of 2017.

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Internships

Sabrina completed a summer internship with a local newspaper in Honduras during her summer "break" in 2017, and she'll pursue her passion for film during a spring 2018 internship at Shreveport's Robinson Film Center. Learn how the Communication program supports students

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concentrations in the Communication major (Sabrina's pursuring all of them!)

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Sabrina's gaining valuable real-world experience in photography and video as a member of the Centenary Marketing & Communication Office's Digital Video Team.

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I hope that my internship at the Robinson Film Center may lead to a full-time job after graduation.

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Student media work

Sabrina has been involved in student media since the first month of her first year at Centenary. She's contributed to the student newspaper, campus radio station, the Centenary Film Society, and more. Learn more about student publications & media

Sabrina is the current president of the Centenary Film Society, which partners with the Robinson Film Center, a local independent movie theater, for lots of cool events that are FREE for Centenary students.

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Sabrina started out writing and producing videos for Centenary's student newspaper, The Conglomerate.

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"Sabrina's Squad" was Sabrina's radio show on Centenary's KSCL station during her freshman year. She also worked for the station as News Manager.

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Internships

In just three years, Cheredith has interned with two Shreveport mayors, a United States Senator, and a political action committee in Washington, D.C. She graduated in May 2017 with an impressive resume and a wealth of experience for the next steps on her journey. Learn more

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Congressional meetings attended per week in summer 2015

In June 2016, Cheredith was nominated as a "change maker" and invited to attend The United State of Women Summit at the White House. She had the opportunity to hear from President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and many other political leaders.

Where's Cheredith now?

Community Service

Cheredith shares her time and talents with the community she loves, on campus and beyond. She's active in her sorority, helping raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and is currently the youngest member of the Shreveport Mayor's Women's Commission. See how Cheredith gets involved

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college student out of 26 members on the Mayor's Women's Commission (that's Cheredith!)

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national Greek organizations at Centenary, all with specific philanthropic projects

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homes repaired during a mission trip in the Bahamas

Pre-Law

Donovan will graduate in May 2017 with degrees in history and political science. Next stop: law school. Over the past five years, 79% of Centenary students who apply to law school have been accepted. Learn about the pre-law program

Centenary students put their learning into action. Donovan took two political science courses that culminated in a Moot Court. He spent a semester researching and writing legal briefs on a Supreme Court case before holding oral arguments before a judge in a Shreveport courthouse.

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years as a Student Government Association senator

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Leadership

Donovan is currently president of his fraternity and has held numerous other leadership roles within the Greek system. He is also a Maroon Jacket, served three years as an SGA senator, and helped recruit prospective students for two years as a Student Ambassador. Learn how to get involved

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leadership positions in 7 different campus organizations

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The most important gift Centenary has given me has been the opportunity to grow as an individual and as a leader.

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honor society memberships

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