June 2017 E-Cat

Jones to lead wine education program

Gregory V. Jones, known globally as one of the preeminent wine climatologists, has been named director of wine education at Linfield College. Jones is a research climatologist who focuses on how terroir influences wine production. “He has earned an international reputation for his research on wine, climate and the environment; I think he’s a perfect fit for Linfield,” said Linfield President Thomas L. Hellie. Read more.

What can Linfield Connect do for you?

Linfield Connect is a new, easy-to-use, online tool to help alumni stay connected to the college and each other. Find and network with friends or classmates in the directory; post or search for jobs; offer to help students who need guidance and much more. You can even use a pre-existing LinkedIn or Facebook account to log in. Join Linfield Connect.

Community celebrates Carnahan retirement

A 34-year career came to a close July 1 with the retirement of Scott Carnahan ’73, longtime Linfield athletic director and baseball coach. Watch a tribute video and read more.

Celebrate our Alumni Award recipients

Linfield will honor five people with Alumni Awards during Homecoming Weekend, Friday, Sept. 29. Debbie Day will receive the Walker Service Award; Eric and Robin (Burmeister) Nichols ’81 and ’82 will receive the Alumni Service Award; Seth Pricket ’05 will receive the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award; and the Distinguished Alumna of the Year honor will be posthumously presented to Brittany Baguley ’00. Also that day, Baguley’s husband, Jeff ’00, and Prickett will give presentations. Read more about the award recipients.

Support your Wildcats

Another exciting season of Linfield College athletics is on the horizon. You can support Linfield College and our Wildcat student athletes in a number of ways, including purchasing football season tickets or giving to the TopCat Club. Season ticket renewals end Sunday, Aug. 6, and new tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 7. And anytime is a great time to support the TopCat Club!

Nursing professor shares story as first-generation student

The experience of working in a nursing home was the inspiration Jackie Webb, associate professor of nursing, needed to become a nurse. Webb shared her journey to success in nursing and the struggles she faced as a first-generation college student with Minority Nurse.

Visit Linfield as part of Oregon Private College Week

Linfield College is hosting a series of campus tours and information sessions for prospective students and their families to celebrate Oregon Private College Week, held July 24-28. Students who register in advance and visit at least four institutions during the week will receive application fee waivers. Students may use these fee waivers to apply to any Alliance member college or university. Learn more.

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