(December 17, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

College announces Homecoming 2011 schedule of events

"Back to the Future" events run February 3-6

get a printable Homecoming schedule

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service) — Centenary College of Louisiana will be holding special events, reunions, parade and sporting events during Homecoming Weekend, Thursday, February 3 through Sunday, February 6.

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 as we go "Back to the Future," celebrating our past and moving into the future.

Homecoming Week begins with the traditional Morning Call in Bynum Commons, followed by the Annual Foundersí Day Convocation, Scholars Legacy Luncheon and Alumni Awards Dinner. Other events include Centenary reunion gatherings, Homecoming Parade and Street Festival, Ladies and Gents basketball, and the traditional Bonfire and gumbo cook-off.

Homecoming Weekend activities include:

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

6 pm

CLC annual fundraiser, featuring guest speaker Rev. Adam Hamilton.
First United Methodist Church-Shreveport

Thursday, February 3, 2011

10am

Founders' Day Morning Call, Bynum Commons

11am-noon

Founders' Day Convocation, Brown Memorial Chapel

5:30pm

Pre-Game 2011 Pie Works on Kings Highway

7pm

Gents Basketball vs. North Dakota State, Gold Dome

Friday, February 4, 2011

9am-3pm

Campus Tours Office of Admission, Peters Building

Noon-1 PM

The Scholarsí Legacy Luncheon, Fitness Center Gym

3:30-5:30pm

Retirement Celebration for Dr. Rodney Grunes, Symphony House

6-8pm

Alumni Awards Dinner Reception, Fitness Center Gym

7pm

Ladies Gymnastics versus SEMO, Gold Dome

8pm

Bonfire Pep Rally, Gumbo Cook-off and live Music, Gold Dome Parking Lot

Saturday, February 5, 2011

9am-noon

Campus Tours Office of Admission, PEters Building

9-10:30am

Quing Club Brunch honoring the 50th Anniversary of 1961 Graduates, Whited Room in Bynum Commons

9am

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

10am-2pm

College Book Store Open, Student Union Building

10:30-11:30am

Meet, greet and tour with the Centenary College Choir Director, Anderson Choral Building

10:30-11am

ROTC Memorial Service, Engraved Brick Patio

12:15pm

Homecoming Parade, starts on Woodlawn Ave and ends at Gold Dome

12:45-1:45pm

Homecoming Street Festival, Fitness Center

2pm

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

4:30pm

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

7-10pm

50th Class Reunion, Shreveport Club

7-10pm

40th Class Reunion, Private Residence

7-10pm

30th Class Reunion, Bistro Byronz

7-10pm

25th Class Reunion, Zocolo

7-10pm

10th Class Reunion, Ristorante Giuseppe

8-11pm

GOLD Young Alumni Party, Ristorante Giuseppe

Sunday, February 6, 2011

10:45am

Centenary Sunday at Asbury United Methodist Church, 3100 Airline Dr. Bossier City

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