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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Linfield College gives 90 underrepresented youth their first taste of college

Linfield faculty, students and staff recently hosted 90 children from Alder Elementary School in Portland.

Father and son march at Linfield College commencement

Kent Van Cleave ’12 had a special visitor when he recently graduated from Linfield.

Debut novel from Linfield College professor on Oprah’s top list

McMINNVILLE, Ore. ― The debut novel from Linfield College Professor Anna Keesey came out this month and has already landed on Oprah’s Top 16 Best Books for June.

Linfield alum joins commencement walk with granddaughter

Catherine Lever ’12 had a special visitor when she graduated from Linfield College in May. Her grandmother, 74-year-old Linfield alumna Joanna Lever ’60, was invited back to her alma mater as a Golden Grad, and marched again, this time with her granddaughter.

Recent graduate develops connections with hundreds of children in Mexico

Lindsey Thomas ’12 created her own capstone course for her last semester at Linfield College, developing and carrying out a health education program for more than 350 children in one of the poorest regions of Mexico.

Linfield honors outstanding faculty members

Three Linfield College professors have been selected as recipients of faculty awards at the college. Tom Love, professor of anthropology, Jesús Ilundáin, associate professor of philosophy, and Deborah Olsen, instructor in history, have each been honored.

Golden Grad joins grandson for commencement ceremony

Bob Zuleger ’53 joined his grandson Carson Crepeaux ’12 for the commencement ceremony at Linfield College. The Golden Grad was invited back to his alma mater to march a second time.

Real clients offer real learning in marketing course

This past semester 16 students in business Professor Tyler Laird-Magee’s marketing course gained real-world learning at four Yamhill County businesses.

Graduating senior has special guest at commencement

Eleanor Evans ’12 had a special visitor when she graduated from Linfield College in May. Her 87-year-old grandfather, Austin Robert ’48, was invited back to his alma mater as a Golden Grad, and marched again, this time with his granddaughter.

Marriage proposal to Linfield scholarship student makes global news

Amy Frankel became a Linfield nursing student this summer, and also got a marriage proposal that was videoed and went viral, attracting 12 million viewers, worldwide media coverage and an appearance on the Today Show.