Join us for Parents and Family WEEK - November 2-11

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2018 Hotel Information 

We have arranged special Centenary Homecoming Weekend rates and room blocks at the following hotels:

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

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

Wyndham Garden Shreveport
$84/night
1419 E. 70th Street
318.797.9900
Call to reserve anytime

Schedule of Events

ONGOING

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. Can also be viewed online at centenary.edu/archives. 

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

1:00 PM | Alumni Baseball Game
Shehee Baseball Stadium

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 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. 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018

2:00 PM | Admission Tour
Meet at Sam Peters Building
For siblings of current students.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018

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. 

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

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.