Homecoming 2014 - October 24-26

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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 24, 2014

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Bookstore Open
Visit Centenary’s bookstore to receive your 10% alumni discount on all Centenary merchandise!

12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM

Alumni Awards Luncheon
Edwin F. Whited Room – Bynum Commons
Join us as we honor our 2014 Alumni Award Recipients. Tickets are $30 per person or $240 for a table of eight. This year’s award recipients include:

  • Alumni Hall of Fame: Lennis Elston ‘66
  • Alumni Loyalty Award: Bruce Allen ’75 and Jeff Hendricks ’75
  • Young Alumni Leader: Christan Weidner ‘96
  • Honorary Alumna: Patsy O’Brien
  • Athletic Hall of Fame: Ron Viskozki ’57 and The 2004 Gymnastics Team
  • Honorary Athletic Letter: David Hoaas
  • Bentley Sloane Award: Mike Marshall ‘79

2:00 PM

“Great Issues” with the Class of 1964
Magale Library Reading Area
Members of the Class of 1964 will enjoy a joint lecture by Drs. Labor and Morgan.

3:00 PM

CSCC/CCI/CLC 40th Reunion
Kilpatrick Auditorium
Celebrate with us the legacy of the Centenary School of Church Careers, the Church Careers Institute, and the Christian Leadership Center. Catch up with friends; reminisce with former staff; and meet some of our current CLC students!

5:00 PM

Gents Soccer vs. Texas Lutheran University
Mayo Field
Cheer on the Gents Soccer Team as they take on Texas Lutheran University. A Centenary Bookstore Kiosk will be available for purchasing extra logo items.

6:00 PM

Gumbo & Dessert Cook Off
Tennis Court Parking Lot
A Centenary Homecoming tradition! Enjoy gumbo and fixings, as well as homemade desserts, as student groups compete for the title of BEST recipe. Interested in competing? Contact Ben Green at bgreen@my.centenary.edu to sign up!

6:30 PM

50th Reunion Dinner
Petroleum Club
A celebration for the class of 1964. Gathering time with cash bar at 6:30 PM followed by dinner. $50 per person.

7:00 PM

Ladies Soccer vs. Texas Lutheran University
Mayo Field
Cheer on the Ladies Soccer Team as they take on Texas Lutheran University. A Centenary Bookstore Kiosk will be available for purchasing extra logo items.

7:00 PM

Choir Alumni, Family & Friends Gathering
The Home of Cindy Gleason Johnson ‘81/’11 – 1101 Erie, Shreveport
Choir alumni, current students and parents are invited to mix and mingle.

8:00 PM

10th Reunion Gathering
Ristorante Giuseppe – Bar Area
Members of the Class of 2004 are invited to enjoy dutch treat drinks and appetizers while catching up with old friends!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

9:00 – 10:30 AM

Quinq Club Breakfast
Edwin F. Whited Room – Bynum Commons
A breakfast honoring the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Graduates. All alumni from the Class of 1964 and before are invited to this very special event. President David Rowe will present Quinq pins and certificates to each member of the Class of 1964, official inducting them into Quinq Club. Breakfast is complimentary.

9:00 AM

Choir Alumni vs. Current Choir Member Flag Football Game
Jones Rice Field

10:00 AM

TKE Alumni vs. Active Football Game
Jones Rice Field
An annual tradition!

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Bookstore Open
Visit Centenary’s bookstore to receive your 10% alumni discount on all Centenary merchandise!

10:30 – 11:30 AM

Greek Alumni Social and Active Chapter Open Houses
Symphony House, 2803 Woodlawn Avenue
Gather with fellow Greek alumni for mingling and light, morning snacks and beverages before touring your Greek house and meeting some of the actives.

11:00 AM

Alumnae vs. Current Student Softball Game
Softball Field
Softball Alumnae are invited to play against current players. Contact Coach Amanda Nordberg (email) to sign up today!

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Homecoming Tailgate
Gold Dome Parking Lot
Bring your cars and tailgating gear to the Gold Dome parking lot to enjoy a day of fun for the WHOLE family! The Advancement Team and the Department of Public Safety will be grilling burgers and hotdogs for everyone.

Stop by the Alumni & Family Relations and SGA tents to pick up fun giveaways and your pre-purchased homecoming t-shirts. The Centenary bookstore will also be on hand with extra Centenary gear for purchase.

1:00 PM

Alumni Baseball Game
Shehee Stadium
Baseball alumni compete against the current team in the annual Alumni Baseball Game.

1:30 PM

Class of 1964 50th Reunion Campus Tour
All Around Campus
Beginning at the Sam Peters Admission Building, enjoy a private tour led by Admission staff and student ambassadors.

2:00 PM

Homecoming Court Announcement
Shehee Stadium
Find out the winners of all Homecoming competitions and see who will be crowned Homecoming King and Queen!

2:30 PM

“Catching Up Over Strawberry Pie” with the Class of 1964
Strawn’s East Shop
Join fellow members of the Class of 1964 for informal time of visiting and catching up over strawberry pie. Dutch Treat.

6:00 PM

45th Cluster Reunion
Country Tavern, 823 Brook Hollow Drive, Shreveport
Enjoy dinner to order and a cash bar in a fun, casual environment. Members of the classes of 1968, 1969 and 1970 are all invited to attend. Dutch treat.

7:30 PM

Rhapsody in View
Riverview Hall
Tickets may be purchased from Centenary Choir members, Downtown Lions Club members, at the Hurley School of Music at Centenary, at all Porters Cleaners locations, or by phoning (318) 869-5235.

Time TBD

40th Reunion Gathering
Marilyn’s Place, 4041 Fern Avenue, Shreveport, 71105
Join members of the Class of 1974 for a casual, dutch treat reunion.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

9:00 AM

Memorial Service
Brown Chapel
Join us for an on campus worship service where we will remember members of the Centenary Community that have passed away in the past year. Chaplain Valerie Robideaux will officiate and Dr. Will Andress along with a group of choir alumni will lead the worship. If you wish to sing in the alumni choir, contact Will Andress at email and plan to arrive at 8:30 AM to rehearse.

1:00 PM

Gents Soccer vs. Schreiner
Mayo Field

2:30 PM

Rhapsody in View Matinee Performance
Riverview Hall
Tickets may be purchased from Centenary Choir members, Downtown Lions Club members, at the Hurley School of Music at Centenary, at all Porters Cleaners locations, or by phoning (318) 869-5235.

3:00 PM

Ladies Soccer vs. Schreiner
Mayo Field

2014 Hotel Information

Clarion Hotel
$84/night
1419 E. 70th
318.797.9900
Reserve by Friday, October 3

Holiday Inn Express
$85/night
8751 Park Plaza
318.629.0163
Reserve by Sunday, October 5

Courtyard Marriott Boardwalk
$119/night
100 Boardwalk Blvd
318.742.8300
Reserve by Friday, October 10

The Downtown Shreveport Hotel
$72/night
102 Lake Street and 1-20
318.222.7717
Reserve by Friday, October 3

Holiday Inn Express Bossier
$85/night
7970 East Texas St
318.841.9800
Reserve by Sunday, October 5

Hilton – Downtown Shreveport
$109/night
104 Market Street
318.698.0900
Reserve by Thursday, October 9
Reference Group Code "CHC"

Ask for the "Centenary Homecoming" rate!

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