Cool Things Students Are
Doing at Centenary
Enjoying Spring Fling
Students in the Hargrove Bandshell enjoy the unique sounds of Recycled
Percussion on Monday, March 22. They participated in the first
event in this year’s week-long Spring Fling celebration.
Capturing Scholarships for Study in Belgium This
Presenting at Gender Studies Event in South Carolina
This year the Belgian government awarded 15 scholarships to Louisiana
students for summer study in Belgium. Competition for these scholarships
is pretty fierce across the state. Nevertheless, four Centenary students
won in the statewide competition and, in addition, a fifth Centenary student
is the first named on the waitlist "In other words, Centenary students
have won a fourth of the available scholarships and we may end up with
one third of all scholarships offered in the state," said Dr. Dana
Kress, professor of French. The students going to Belgium are Scott
Lerchie, Ashley Owens, Aaron Elrod and Kelsey Bellamy.
Four Centenary students will traveling to South Carolina to present papers
at the Associated Colleges of the South Gender Studies Conference hosted
by Furman University March 26-27. They are Kristin Cochran, Deb
Engle, Katie Howell and Alanna Lewis. The titles
of the papers are:
- Howell, "Lesbian Pulp Fiction Cover Art and the Defining of the
- Engle, "Single Motherhood: How Do We Do It?"
- Lewis, "Ann Radcliffe's Genre: The Female Gothic"
- Cochran, "The Declaration of Sentiments and Its Influence
Feminism in the Nineteenth Century"
Presenting (the Only Undergrads) at FBD in Orlando
Five Centenary students from the Frost School of Business recently accompanied
several members of the faculty from the School of Business to the 31st
annual meeting of the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD) in Orlando,
Fla. FBD has become one of the largest annual meetings for those disciplines
common to business administration. Centenary College was the only school
bringing undergraduate students to this meeting. More importantly, these
five students each presented their collaborative research projects at
the meeting. They were the only undergraduate students presenting papers
and speaking as part of the conference program. Presenters were:
- Working with Dr. Barbara Davis and Dr. Helen Sikes, Adam
Dufour presented "Too Many Tables: The Impact of Casino
Gaming & Tourism on the Restaurant Industry of Shreveport/Bossier
- Also working with Drs. Davis and Sikes, Yao (Henry) Jin
presented"Executive Compensation Structure: A 10-year Analysis
of the Fortune 500 Companies."
- Working with Dr. Harold Christensen, Esther Seitz
presented "What Causes Obesity? A Regression Analysis."
- Also working with Dr. Christensen, Elliott Grand
presented "Religion and Immorality."
- Working with Dr. David J. Hoaas, Lyndsay Bigler
presented "The Relationship Between Tipping and Service Quality:
The Other Side of the Equation."
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