Join us for Homecoming 2018: 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. Below is the preliminary schedule. Check back in for updates throughout the summer!

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

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.

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. 

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 Dr. Barbara Lipska discuss mental health and how it relates to the book they 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 and discussion from Centenary alumna Elaine McArdle ’79 and Dr. Barbara Lipska.

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 to be announced soon!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

11:10 AM | Ethical Practices in Competitive Athletics
Brown Chapel, Centenary College
Olympic Gymnastic Medalist and Centenary alumna Kathy Johnson Clarke discusses the need for a cultural shift in elite and youth in this special convocation.

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

6:00 – 7:00 PM | Gumbo & Cookie Cook Off
Gold Dome Parking Lot

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 – 1:30 PM | Tailgate
Gold Dome Parking Lot
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.

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

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

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

4 – 5 PM | Greek Open Houses

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 gust 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.

Homecoming Archives Exhibit

Women’s Athletics at Centenary, 1920s-present

An exhibit prepared by the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections and on display in Centenary’s Whited Room lobby of Bynum Commons from September through December 2018. View the online exhibit HERE.

Contact Info

Saige W. Solomon '05

Director of Alumni & Family Relations


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