Celebrating a Century

To celebrate the College of Liberal Arts' 100-year anniversary, we invite you to explore our mission through events, exhibitions, and even a book documenting our history.

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Centennial Events

Event dates and information on how you can participate are coming soon. Please check back.

Department Events

During the Centennial year, each department will celebrate its unique contribution to the vibrant life of the college, through live events and social media posts.
September: English
October: Psychology
November Sociology, Anthropology and Child and Family Studies
December: Communication
January: Political Science
February: Criminal Justice
March: History
April: Communicative Disorders
May: Modern Languages

Centennial Fête

The 100th Centennial Celebration will close on Friday, April 29th, 2022, with a celebratory look ahead to the next 100 years of the College of Liberal Arts at the UL Lafayette Alumni Center. Musical performances, readings, and presentations by faculty, alumni, and students. COLA will also unveil Celebrating a Century of the Liberal Arts at UL Lafayette, an illustrated guide to the events, people and enduring values of the college over its first 100 years.

A colloquium will feature four panel sessions in which retired College of Liberal Arts faculty, staff and alumni will share how their experiences in the College and how it has shaped them and the world we live in.  More information to come.


Stay tuned for more events coming this year as each department celebrates its past and future!