(January 4, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Centenary Announces Homecoming Celebration Schedule

"Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler" events run January 28-31

Homecoming photo

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SHREVEPORT, La.—Centenary College of Louisiana will be holding special events, reunions, parade and sporting events during Homecoming Weekend, Thursday, January 28 through Sunday, January 31. In addition to the traditional Homecoming activities, the four-day event will be packed with opportunities for the community, alumni and friends to learn about the College help us celebrate our strong ties to the Shreveport and Bossier City communities.

Homecoming Weekend begins with the traditional Morning Call in Bynum Commons, followed by the 35th Anniversary Church Careers/Christian Leadership Center Reception and Colloquium. Other events include the Annual Founder’s Day Convocation, Centenary Parties, Homecoming Parade, Ladies and Gents basketball, and the traditional Bonfire and reunions.

Alumni should RSVP for Homecoming Activities.

Homecoming Weekend activities include:

Thursday, January 28, 2010


Founder’s Day Morning Call, Bynum Commons


Founders Day Convocation, Brown Memorial Chapel


Church Careers/CLC 35th Anniversary Reception and Colloquium, Kilpatrick Auditorium


Pre-Game 2010 Pie Works on Kings Highway


Gents Basketball vs. South Dakota State Gold Dome

Friday, January 29, 2010


Church Careers/CLC Continental Breakfast and Forum "And Are We Yet Alive" Kilpatrick Auditorium


Campus Tours Office of Admissions, Peters Building

Noon-1 PM

The Scholars’ Legacy Luncheon Fitness Center Gym


Alumni Final Friday Ristorante Giuseppe on Line Ave.


Alumni Awards Dinner Reception Fitness Center Gym


Bonfire Pep Rally, Gumbo Cook-off and live Zydeco Music Gold Dome Parking Lot & Off-campus Alumni Meet-ups Various Locations

Saturday, January 30, 2010


Campus Tours Office of Admissions


Church Careers/CLC Office Suite Open House Smith Building, 2nd Floor


Quing Club Brunch honoring the 50th Anniversary of 1960 Graduates l Edwin F. Whited Room in Bynum Commons


TKE Activities vs. Alums Football Game l Jones-Rice Intramural Field


Alumni Association Annual Meeting l Alumni Hall of Fame in Bynum Commons


Homecoming Parade l Starts on Woodlawn Ave and ends at Gold Dome


Homecoming Street Festival, Fitness Center


Ladies Basketball Homecoming Game vs. North Dakota State, Gold Dome


Gents Basketball Homecoming Game vs. North Dakota State, Gold Dome (Homecoming Court Presented During Halftime)


50th Class Reunion, University Club


40th Class Reunion, Superior’s Steakhouse


30th Class Reunion, Bistro Byronz


25th Class Reunion, Robinson Film Center


10th Class Reunion, Ristorante Giuseppe


Homecoming Parties, Gold Party, Ristorante Giuseppe

Sunday, January 31, 2010


Centenary Sunday at Noel Memorial United Methodist Church l 520 Herndon St., Shreveport

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as “One of the Best 371 Colleges” by the Princeton Review and one of “America’s Best Colleges” and one of “America’s Best Private Colleges” by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.