Join us for Homecoming! November 2-11

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Homecoming is a time for current students and alumni to come together to show their Centenary pride. Make plans to join us for a NEW Homecoming WEEK in 2018: November 2-11. 

2018 Schedule of Events

2018 Hotel Information

Hilton – Downtown Shreveport
$99/night
104 Market Street
Reserve by Friday, October 19

Hilton Garden Inn
$139/night
2015 Old Minden Road
Bossier City, LA
Reserve by Friday, October 12
Code: CHO

Wyndham Garden Shreveport
$84/night
1419 E. 70th Street
318.797.9900
Reserve anytime

Friday, November 2, 2018

7:00 – 10:00 PM | Choir Alumni & Friends Gathering
The Home of Cindy Gleason Johnson ‘81/’11, 1101 Erie Street, Shreveport, LA 71106

Saturday, November 3, 2018

1 PM | Alumni Baseball Game
Shehee Baseball Stadium

4 - 6 PM | Classes of 1974-1980 Cluster Reunion 
Wine Country, 4800 Line Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71106
$20 per person. Heavy appetizers and cash bar. 

7:30 PM | Rhapsody in View
First Baptist Church, 543 Ockley Dr, Shreveport, LA 71106
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. Tickets are $15 in advance / $17 at the door. 

Sunday, November 4, 2018

2:30 PM | Rhapsody in View
First Baptist Church, 543 Ockley Dr, Shreveport, LA 71106
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. Tickets are $15 in advance / $17 at the door. 

Monday, November 5, 2018

5:00 – 7:00 PM | Monday Mania (Winter Sports Kick-Off)
Centenary College Gold Dome
Join us as we introduce our winter sports teams and recognize outstanding student athletes.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

11:10 AM | The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind
Brown Chapel, Centenary College
Alumna Elaine McArdle ’79 and Centenary Neuroscience Program Director Dr. Jarret Richardson discuss mental health and how it relates to the book Elaine co-authored entitled The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind : My Tale of Madness and Recovery in this special convocation sponsored by the Centenary Convocations Committee.

6:00 PM | The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind Book Reading and Signing
Meadows Museum of Art
The entire community is invited to enjoy a reading from Centenary alumna Elaine McArdle ’79 followed by a discussion with Elaine and representatives from the Alzheimer’s Agency of Shreveport Bossier and the Center for Brain Health.

The event is underwritten by the Attaway Professorships in Civic Culture Program.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

6:00 PM | Living a Meaningful Life: An Alumni Panel
Anderson Auditorium, Hurley School of Music, Centenary College Campus
Five diverse alumni panelists discuss how their Centenary education and experiences contribute to how they live a meaningful life. Panelists include Elaine McArdle '79, Rev. Dawson Taylor '01, Dr. Antonio Pizarro '93, Liddell Smith '71, and Jordan Ring '13. The panel will be moderated by Provost and Dean of the College Dr. Jenifer Ward.  

Thursday, November 8, 2018

6:00 PM | Alumni Awards Dinner
Edwin F. Whited Room, Bynum Commons                       
Individual, open seating tickets are $30 per person or reserved seating tables of 8 can be sponsored for $300. This year’s award recipients include:

  • Alumni Hall of Fame: Marty Vaughan ‘66
  • Alumni Loyalty Award: Patty Lindsey ‘60
  • Young Alumni Leader: Patrick Cole ‘06
  • Honorary Alumni: Dr. Gale Odom
  • Athletic Hall of Fame: Martha Chaney Siskron ‘96
  • Honorary Athletic Letter: Centenary College Muses
  • Bentley Sloane Award: Dawson Boone Taylor ‘01

Friday, November 9, 2018

2:00 PM | Admission Tour
Meet at Sam Peters Building
For children, grandchildren, and other high school age relatives of alumni.

6:00 – 7:00 PM | Gumbo & Cookie Cook Off
Gold Dome Parking Lot
Bonfire to follow, weather permitting.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

10:00 – 11:30 AM | Quinq Club Brunch for 50+ Year Graduates
Edwin F. Whited Room, Bynum Commons
A complimentary brunch honoring the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Graduates. All alumni from the Class of 1968 and before are invited to this very special event.

10:00ish AM | TKE Alumni vs. Active Football Game
Jones Rice Field

11:00 AM | Swimming vs. Southwestern
Natatorium, Haynes Fitness Center                   

11:30 AM | Ceremonial Groundbreaking
Mayo Field Turf Construction

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Tailgate
Gold Dome Parking Lot
Enjoy tailgate food grilled to perfection by Centenary's own DPS. 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.

12:30 PM | Sylvia Keiter Memorial Bench Dedication
Gold Dome Sidewalk, Kings Highway Side

1:00 PM | Ladies Basketball vs. Hardin Simmons
Gold Dome, Centenary College

2:30 PM | Homecoming Court Announcement
Gold Dome, Centenary College

2:30 - 3:30 PM | Centenary Athletic Club Reception
Centenary Athletic Club Room, Gold Dome

3:00 PM | Gents Basketball vs. Hardin Simmons
Gold Dome, Centenary College 
Gents game will begin about 30 mins after the Ladies                      

4 – 5 PM | Greek Open Houses

6:00 PM | Class of 1968 50th Reunion
The Petroleum Club of Shreveport, 416 Travis Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
$25 per person. 

7:00 PM | Class of 2008 10th Reunion
Ki Mexico, 3839 Gilbert Drive, Shreveport, LA 71104
Dutch treat.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

8:30 AM & 11 AM| Centenary Sunday Services
Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Dr, Shreveport, LA 71105
Centenary’s President Dr. Christopher Holoman will preach and the Centenary College Choir will serve as guest choir under the direction of Dr. David Hobson at both the 8:30am and 11:00am services. A reception will take place between services at 9:30am in the church Parlor.

Contact Info

Saige W. Solomon '05

Director of Alumni & Family Relations


Office of Alumni & Family Relations Post Office Box 41188 Shreveport, LA 71134-1188