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Page 32 text:
Household Arts: Cen- tenary maintains a thorough and com- plete department for the study of the home and its varied prob- lems. Miss Mary Lou Ware, Head of the Household Arts De- partment, offers com- prehensive courses in home decoration, costume designing, and the culinary arts. Art Department: Don Brown, Head of the Art Depart- ment at Centenary, is a member of the Southern States Art League and the New Group of Southern Artists. He is represented in many important gal- leries in the United States and in several private col- lections in Europe. The Louisiana State Exhibits Building, the only state supported art museum in the world, is located at Shreveport, and contempo- rary artists have their work on display where it is easily accessible to the college art school. Art on the Campus: Outdoor sketch- ing classes take advantage of the mild climate and a campus scene for class work.
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The College Chapel, situated in the center of the campus and surrounded by majestic pine trees, is the focal point from which student religious activities emanate. Religion On the Campus: Centenary is one of the outstanding colleges affiliated with the Meth- odist Church. Its teachings are non-sectarian, and many creeds are represented in both the faculty and student body. Earnest effort is made to strengthen the impulse toward Christian life and serv- ice. Church loyalty is fostered by chapel services at which ministers from the various Shreveport churches appear as guest speakers. Bible courses under the direction of Dean Emeritus R. E. Smith, (picture at lower left) are open to all students and advanced courses are offered those preparing for the ministry. At right: Dr. R. E. Pope (center) guest speaker for the annual observance of Religious Emphasis Week, and A. C. Voran, student advisor (extreme right) are shown with a group of student religious leaders.
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Traditions: Centenary, with more than a century o f historical background, has college traditions whose inceptions are lost in antiquity. One of these delightful customs is the selection of the May Queen, shown above with her elaborate court. Pageantry unexcelled is seen in the crowning of the queen before the members of her court. The Alumni Return: Homecoming finds graduates from all parts of the world and all walks of life returning for a few days of festivities where they recapture the hours of youth, and witness again the crowning of the Homecoming Queen by President Cline, which is truly an event in undergradu- ate life.
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