Linfield College is very proud of our alumni and the impact they have on their communities. Below are profiles of a few of the over 21,000 people that call themselves alumni of Linfield College. Would you like to be featured as an Alumni Profile? If so, fill out the Alumni Career Path form, and you will be contacted by a member from the Office of College Relations.
Serving the City of Portland
Chris Riddell '03
Firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician
City of Portland
"Linfield offers such a well-rounded education, and being a student-athlete helped even more so."
From Wildcat to Pioneer
Abby (Yenne) Carter '07
Human Resources Assistant
Pioneer Trust Bank, N.A.
"Through my four years at Linfield, I learned that personal accountability and commitment are qualities that one should have when being a role model to others."
Protecting Land in Montana
Ryan Hunter '98
Conservation Programs Manager
Flathead Land Trust
"My sociology major taught me invaluable critical thinking skills that serve me well at work every day and in my life generally."
Linaya Leaf '65
Professor of English and Theatre Arts
Rocky Mountain College
"Linfield, as a small, liberal arts college, encouraged me to take courses in a variety of disciplines, developing different aspects of self, which has carried over into my present world."
A Career in Speech Pathology
Charles Clupny '75
Speech and Language Pathologist
"I thought I would use my degree to move on to law school. Instead with the help of my classwork and the counseling office I found a profession that meshed my love of biology and linguistics."
Educating Omaha's Future Athletic Trainers
Melanie (Zollars) McGrath '01
Assistant Professor - Program Director, Athletic Training Education Program
University of Nebraska-Omaha
"More than anything, Linfield and my professors fostered a love of learning that has continued to this day."
Captain, Father, Coach, and Musician
Andy Hunt '86
Public Health Advisor
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Mental Health Services
"The rigorous work I did in my psychology classes prepared me for the challenge of graduate school better than I ever thought possible."
Sharing Her Love of Music
Sharon Boyle '93
Coordinator, Undergraduate Music Therapy Program; Associate Professor of Music Therapy
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
"I am eternally grateful for all the performing experiences, travel experiences, and interactions with faculty that I had throughout my time at Linfield."
Glenn Knight '56
"Linfield gave me the courage to go on in spite of adversity, what to read, how to use words judiciously, and how to see with more than the eye."
Counseling Arizona's Youth
Lindsay Holbrook '00
Professional School Counselor
"Being a first generation college student, and having eager adults and staff at Linfield nurture me and encourage along my way continues to this day."