(March 2, 2011)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Regional colleges and universities to host Career Fair April 2

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service) — Regional colleges and universities will join forces for the 3rd Annual Louisiana Regional College Career Fair, Saturday, April 2, from noon until 4 p.m. at the Bossier Civic Center.

2011 Career Fair

Centenary College, along with the Career Services offices of Bossier Parish Community College, East Texas Baptist University, Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech, LSU Shreveport, Jarvis Christian College, Northwestern State University, Southern University at Shreveport, University of Louisiana Monroe, LeTourneau University and the University of Phoenix will host the event.

The career fair is open to all college students and alumni from any accredited higher education institution in the United States. Professional attire and a resume are required for admission to this annual event.

During the past two years, the Career Fair has drawn an average of more than 500 students and alumni. Exhibitors will include local, regional, state, federal and graduate schools. Participants will gain knowledge of career opportunities, part-time jobs, internships, full-time jobs and graduate school opportunities.

Employers and graduate schools interested in exhibiting at this event may contact Dennis Taylor, Director of Career Services at Centenary College at 318.869.5360 or dtaylor@centenary.edu.

For more information and to register as an exhibitor, visit the LRCCF home page at www.lrccf.org.

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 has been recognized as "One of the Best 371 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" and one of "America's Best Private Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.