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

I'm truly grateful to be able to have served under two historic administrations in the City of Shreveport - the first African-American male and female mayors.

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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

In addition to being the youngest current member of the Shreveport Mayor's Women's Commission, Cheredith was elected as the Commission's secretary.

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national Greek organizations at Centenary, all with specific philanthropic projects

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Cheredith joined other Centenary students on a spring break mission trip to Nassau, Bahamas in 2014. She worked to build and repair homes in economically depressed areas.

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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crêpes eaten by Trey on the streets of 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.

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

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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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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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

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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.

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.

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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honor society memberships

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

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 cites Design Communications as the Centenary class that has been most useful in his career - he's found the skills he learned there to be adaptable across many fields.

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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 past jobs where a Centenary connection helped JR get his foot in the door

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

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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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 a member of Dr. Rebecca Murphy's student research group, Children of the Sorghum. She and her fellow researchers are working to understand the molecular basis of flowering time in sorghum bicolor, a potentially great source of bioenergy!

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Manon did plant research at Texas A&M University over the summer with Centenary professor Dr. Rebecca Murphy, which gave her the opportunity to present original research at the American Society of Plant Biologists' national conference.

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place oral presentation in Centenary's 2016 Research Forum

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

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