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.

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.

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

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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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

100%

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

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

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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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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.

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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9.850

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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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

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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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Centenary fostered my ability to connect with people from different cultural and national backgrounds. At Disney, this was essential in helping me work with press from around the globe.

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

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 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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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!

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 Centenary experience JR recounts most often in job interviews is having the opportunity to compile and edit French Creole poetry from 1860s New Orleans alongside Dr. Dana Kress.

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

Science

Manon is a biology major with minors in chemistry and psychology. The winner of an organic chemistry award her sophomore year, she now shares her knowledge as a science tutor for both her Centenary peers and high school students. Learn more about biology at Centenary

Manon is president of Alpha Epsilon Delta, Centenary's honor society for students pursuing health-related professions.

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1st

place oral presentation in Centenary's 2016 Research Forum

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medical school applications completed

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International travel

Manon is a world traveler who had the unique opportunity to study religion and biology in Argentina through Centenary's May Module program. Learn more about May Module

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foreign countries visited

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languages Manon is fluent in...working on a 4th!

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100s

of cows (her favorite animal!) that Manon met in Argentina

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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

I have benefited from close relationships with my professors developed through time spent in class and in casual conversations in their offices.

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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

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

After graduation, Sabrina plans to work in the United States for a few years and then pursue a master's degree.

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1,990

miles from Sabrina's hometown to Shreveport

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

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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

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

Centenary sponsors a film series at RFC! Learn more here.

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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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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

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YouTube channels Sabrina curates

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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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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

Trey is an economics major and is thinking about adding a minor in math. When he's not in class or on the golf course, he's most likely spending time with his brothers in Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

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times Trey said "trois" to announce his presence in Paris (his name means "the third")

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.

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

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

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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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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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