(March 24, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

"Climate School" in Session at Centenary Thursday, March 26

National Wildlife Federation

SHREVEPORT, La.— "Climate School" will be in session at Centenary College Thursday, March 26 in the Whited Room of Bynum Commons from 8:30 a.m. until noon.

Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, the class will provide the community the opportunity to meet and interact with experts, learn about climate change and understand the various impacts on the community.

Speakers include Jeremy Symons and Susan Kaderka from the National Wildlife Federation, and Dr. Greg Smith, from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with opening remarks starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $15 and covers lunch at noon. Students are free if they bring their own lunch. Following lunch, participants are invited to carpool as a group to the Red River National Wildlife Refuge to enjoy the outdoors.

For more information, call 512.610.7772.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrates 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.