MLK Service Day and Dream Week

Dream Week begins with Centenary students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners working together on the College's MLK Service Day, an event celebrating its 12th anniversary in 2020. Participants will landscape, clean, and complete other service projects at local schools and non-profit organizations within the Shreveport-Bossier community.

Dream Week Events

Sunday January 19, 2020

Unity March
3:00 PM • Line up begins at Jones Rice Field 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020

12th Annual MLK Service Day 
7:30 am • Kilpatrick • Registration
 
8:15 am • Fitness Center • Kick-off 

Featuring: Caddo Parish Commissioner Steven Jackson, District 3

REGISTER for service day.

50 Passport Points

 


TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020

MLK Convocation
11:15 am • Anderson Auditorium 

Speaker: Mrs. Maxine Sarpy (Civil Rights Leader)

75 Passport Points




WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020 

Forum on “White Privilege”
6:30 pm • Whited Room 

Co-sponsored by Centenary Black Student Union

Facilitators: Dr. Chris Ciocchetti (Centenary College, Chair of Philosophy Department)
Dr. Kenna Franklin (LSUS Dir. Of Multicultural Affairs)

50 Passport Points



THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020

MLK Alumni Convocation
11:15 am • Whited Room

Speaker: Mr. Jonathan Ferrell, Director of College Counseling - PACE Academy (Atlanta, GA)
Remarks: Ms. Mary Celeste Reagan, 1st African-American Graduate of Centenary College

75 Passport Points

 

Movie Screening and Dialogue- "Harriet"
7:30 pm • Robinson Film Center

Co-sponsored by Centenary Film Society
Free admission for students, faculty, staff and their families. Regular RFC prices for the general public

50 Passport Points

 


FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
  

“I Have a Dream…” Open Mic
11:00 am - 1:00 pm • Bynum Commons Cafeteria 

Sponsored by MSA



SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2020

9th Annual MLK Oratory Competition and Youth Leadership Awards Ceremony
1:00 pm • Carlile Auditorium Mickle 114

Remember the words, speeches, and legacy of Dr. King through the oratory skills of local youth.

50 Passport Points