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Commencement 2015


Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 30

11 a.m.: Nursing Pinning Ceremony,  Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Portland. Tickets are required to attend the event.

4:30 p.m.:
Graduates and faculty report to HHPA Building, McMinnville Campus. Seniors should wear cap and gown and line up in the breezeway. Faculty assemble in the Multipurpose Room.

5 p.m.:  Baccalaureate Service, Ted Wilson Gymnasium, HHPA Building, McMinnville Campus.

6:30 p.m.: Grad Finale, Dillin Hall. Graduating seniors and their families are invited to celebrate the transition from student to alumnus during Grad Finale/Senior Celebration in Dillin Hall, following baccalaureate exercises. Register now.

Sunday, May 31

9 a.m.: Graduates report to Ted Wilson Gymnasium in cap and gown.

9:20 a.m.: Faculty robe in Fred Meyer Lounge.

10 a.m.:  Commencement on the green between Melrose Hall and the President’s House. Refreshments follow in the Oak Grove.

Note: Access to the commencement green is restricted at 9:45 a.m. to prepare for the processional.  Some aisles will be closed until after our graduates and faculty have entered and are seated, so please make every effort to arrive early and be in place.

Gale Castillo '73Gale Castillo ‘73, president and one of the founders of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber in Portland, will deliver the commencement address to the Linfield class of 2015. Castillo is the co-owner of Cascade Centers Inc., and has been recognized numerous times for her leadership and her community service. She is the first in her family to graduate from college. In addition to receiving her bachelor’s degree from Linfield, she has a master’s from Portland State University and completed the executive education program at the Harvard Kennedy School and the leadership development program at the Center for Creative Leadership. Read more.

Weather Information

Oregon's weather can be unpredictable. We recommend that you come prepared for rain or sun.

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