A Newsletter for Faculty, Staff and Friends of
Centenary College of Louisiana
Volume 3, Number 5
Sept. 20, 2006
RECENT NEWS AND EVENTS
CAMERATA RECEIVES EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO SING AT CARNEGIE HALL
in February. Selected as the core choir to perform Poulenc's
Gloria with the New York City Chamber Orchestra, the group will
be raising funds for the trip through concerts, CD sales and a letter-writing
campaign. Read more at www.centenary.edu/news/2006/September/camerata-carnegie.html.
20TH ANNUAL BOOK BAZAAR BRINGS IN OVER $47,500, a record
amount from which the Centenary Muses will allocate funds for Centenary
REGENTS COMPLETE FUNDING FOR THREE $100,000 ENDOWED CHAIRS in
Memory of George D. Nelson Sr. and A.C. "Cheesy" Voran. Read
more at www.centenary.edu/news/2006/August/regents06-folo.html.
PRINCETON REVIEW'S THE BEST 361 COLLEGES PROFILES CENTENARY
once again in its 2007 edition, saying that, "the old saying that
dynamite comes in small packages holds true when it comes to Centenary
College." Read more at www.centenary.edu/news/2006/August/princeton-rev06-07.html.
CENTENARY RANKS NO. 8 AMONG 15 OF THE SOUTH'S "GREAT SCHOOLS,
GREAT PRICES" in U.S.News & World Report. Read
more at www.centenary.edu/news/2006/August/usnews06rankings.html.
highlighting upcoming events
FALL FRENZY This autumn is filled with plays, concerts,
art exhibitions, open houses and athletic events galore. Events are listed
on the Events Calendar at http://www.centenary.edu/calendar.
Here are just a few to choose from:
- Marjorie Lyons Playhouse “A Midsummer
Night’s Dream” Sept. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30 at 8 p.m.
and Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.
“Some Girl(s)” Nov. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 & 11 at 8 p.m. and
Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.
- Meadows Museum of Art "Louisiana
Collects: Paperworks from the Roland-Geist Collection of New Orleans"
through Oct. 22
"Cuba Plastica: Recent Art from Cuba" through Oct. 22
"The Art of Haiti from the Collection of Dr. Henry K. Miller of
Baton Rouge on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Hospital
Albert Schweitzer in Haiti" through Oct. 15
- Experience Centenary Oct. 7 and
- Hurley School of Music From guest recitals
to ensemble concerts, there is a variety of Hurley concerts to enjoy.
Athletics Cheer on the Ladies and Gents at many upcoming home games.
MEADOWS MUSEUM WILL THROW AN ART GALA FUNDRAISER Sunday,
Oct. 8 at Ernest's Orleans Restaurant with special guest George Roland,
owner of "Louisiana Collects: Paperworks from the Roland-Geist Collection
of New Orleans." Tickets are $50 with proceeds going to purchase
textiles and textile mounts for the Jean Despujols exhibition in March
2007. Read more at www.centenary.edu/news/2006/September/george-roland.html.
CENTENARY'S FORUM TO DISCUSS LIBERTARIANISM In January,
The Forum will host Tibor Machan and Craig Duncan, authors of Libertarianism:
For and Against, to explore the theory that only a minimal government
is justified. For more information, contact Chris Ciocchetti at email@example.com
or 318.869.5246, or visit www.centenary.edu/forum.
THE FROST SCHOOL OF BUSINESS will host a Center for
Family-Owned Business event with guest speaker Drew Mendoza Oct. 11 and
12. The topic will be "Family Meetings." For more information,
contact Chris Martin at 318.869.5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STRICTLY PERSONAL, news
about the Centenary family and extended family
GREETINGS AND WELCOME to
Centenary's newest faculty and staff members:
- Lyndsey Angus, assistant coach of softball
- Melanie Bailey, Ph.D., assistant professor of history
- Greg Butcher, Ph.D., assistant professor of neuroscience
- Laura Canfield, mission coordinator of the Christian
- Jonathan D. Chu, assistant sports information director
- Nora Cobo, admissions counselor
- Coney DeHart, theological studies coordinator of
the Christian Leadership Center
- Amy Hammond, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology
- Susan Jangada, volleyball coach
- Bojan Jankovic, assistant women's basketball coach
- Justin Kinne, assistant men's basketball coach
- Sharon Little, Ph.D., lecturer in education
- Molly Manno, director of health services
- Dennis Ford Taylor, assistant director of career
- Robert E. Taylor, assistant men's basketball coach
- Juan Thomas, groundskeeper
- Preston Thurman, Jr., groundskeeper
- Laura Vaughan, administrative assistant for the Christian
- Meg Webber, codirector of academic research
- David Welch, groundskeeper
FAREWELL to those who have
- Allyson Cook, former public safety officer
- Kenneth Dupree, former instructor of golf
- DeAndre Johnson, former associate director of the
Church Careers Institute
- Ivy McLemore, former admissions counselor
- Donald Meeks, former director of the Center for Theological
- Jeff Messman, former assistant sports information
- Norma Jean Paris, former assistant professor of education
- Kelly Schellinger, former MBA program coordinator
- Catherine Woods, former housekeeper at Hardin Hall
- William Ballard, professor of music and director
of the Centenary Choir (1972-74)
- Elizabeth Baldwin, mother of Steve Smith, accountant
- Bonnie Beard, mother of Lynn Stewart, director of
- Charles Broussard, father of Theresa Rinaudo, payroll
- Edward Callaway, father-in-law of Sue Callaway, director
of intercultural affairs
- Glynn L. Woodard, father-in-law of Linda Davis,
assistant to the controller
- Jim Foreman, former director of C.L.E.A.R.
- Samuel Peters, trustee and graduate of 1939
- Doris Stewart, mother-in-law of Lynn Stewart, director
of public relations
- Edwin Frost Whited, trustee and graduate of 1943
THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
- Scott Griffin, lecturer in art
- Matthew Campbell, son of Francine Campbell, conference
and facilties coordinator
- Department of Public Safety:The (Shreveport)
Times and KTBS Channel 3 News highlighted a crime awareness program
that DPS puts on every year. Geared for females heading off to college,
the crime awareness program had about 25 in attendance.
- Director of Counseling Tina Feldt: Feldt has been
elected vice-chair of the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners,
a regulatory agency that governs social work practice. Read more at
- Associate Professor of Sociology Dr. Michelle Wolkomir: Wolkomir
was named one of two winners of the inaugural Distinguished Book Award
from the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology
of Sexualities for her book Be Not Deceived: The Sacred and Sexual
Struggles of Gay and Ex-gay Christian Men (Rutgers University Press,
2006). Read more at www.centenary.edu/news/2006/August/wolkomir-bk-honor.html.
- Ancient and Modern Languages Department and the Heritage Language
Series: A book from Centenary's Les Cahiers du Tintamarre
series has been chosen one of the official books of 2007 by the American
Association of Teachers of French. It is L'Habitation Saint-Ybars
by Alfred Mercier. Read more at www.centenary.edu/news/2006/July/french-bk-chosen.html.
FROM THE E-EXTRA SUGGESTION BOX
* THE OFFICE OF ALUMNI RELATIONS INVITES ALL FACULTY AND STAFF
to attend any alumni-related event. Check out the Alumni Events Calendar
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