(October 26, 2011)

Contact: Dena Pruett, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Homecoming and Parents & Family Weekend

Maroon & White Homecoming Logo

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College of Louisiana will be holding special events, reunions, and sporting events during Homecoming and Parents & Family Weekend, Thursday, November 3, through Sunday, November 6. In addition to the traditional Homecoming activities, the four-day event will be packed with opportunities for the community, alumni, and friends to learn about the College and help us celebrate our strong ties to the Shreveport and Bossier City communities.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

5:00-8:00 pm

Alumni Awards Dinner Reception, Fitness Center Gym

Friday, November 4, 2011

8:00-9:15 am

"No Host" Breakfast, Strawn's Eat Shop

9:30—11:00 am

Classes without Quizzes-Session 1, Kilpatrick Auditorium

11:00 am—1:00 pm

Lunch with Panel on Change, Edwin F. Whited Room

Noon—1:00 pm

Choir Open House, Anderson Choral Building

1:00 pm

Athletics Golf Tournament

2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Classes without Quizzes-Session 2, James Residence Hall Lobby

3:00—4:00 pm

New/Realigned Faculty & Staff Mixer, Edwin F. Whited Room

6:00 pm

Student Athlete Recognition and Gumbo Cook-off, Fitness Center Gym

7:00 pm

Decade Choir Reunions, Various Locations

8:00—11:00 pm

Affinity Reunion Parties, Various Locations

Saturday, November 5, 2011

9:00 am—noon

Admission Tours, Sam Peters Building

9:30-11:30 am

Choir Alumni and Student Rehearsal, Riverview Theatre

11:00 am

Stand Still Float Viewing, Mayo Field Entrance
Basketball Intersquad Game, Gold Dome

11:00 am—2:00 pm

Tailgate and Alumni Cook-off, Gold Dome Parking Lot

12:30 pm

Alumni Association Annual Meeting, Alumni Tailgating Tent

1:00 pm

Centenary vs. Henderson Swim Meet, Fitness Center-Natatorium

2:00 pm

Gents vs. Alumni Soccer Game, Mayo Field
(Homecoming Court presented at halftime 2:30 pm)

2:45 pm

Gents vs. Alumni Baseball Game, Shehee Stadium

3:30 pm

Ladies vs. Alumnae Soccer Game, Mayo Field

4:30—5:30 pm

Greek Open Houses, Woodlawn Avenue

6:00 pm

Rhapsody in View Reception, Riverview Lobby

7:30 pm

Rhapsody in View, Riverview Theatre

Sunday, November 6, 2011

8:30 am

Pre-Service Coffee, Magale Library Lobby

9:30 am

Memorial Service, Brown Chapel

2:30 pm

Rhapsody in View Matinee Performance, Riverview Theatre

For a more detailed schedule and registration information, visit our Homecoming page.

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.