Singletary forensics tournament offers scholarships

Linfield College entryHigh school seniors who win at debate and speech are eligible for Linfield College scholarships at the 83rd annual Craig Singletary High School Forensics Tournament, held at Linfield’s McMinnville campus Feb. 2-3.  

Approximately 350 high school student speakers from more than 25 Oregon and Washington high schools will compete in the Singletary tournament.

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Linfield online bachelor’s degree among nation’s best, says U.S. News & World Report

Student taking a class via Online and Continuing Education (OCE)Linfield College was ranked in the top tier of national online bachelor’s degree programs, according to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. Linfield has the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private liberal arts colleges in Oregon.   Continue reading

Honor society Kappa Tau Alpha established at Linfield College 

Kappa Tau AlphaLinfield College will establish a chapter of the Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA) honor society to recognize academic excellence in journalism and mass communication.  Starting at the 2018 Commencement, the Department of Mass Communication will award KTA honors to graduating seniors in the upper 10 percent of the major. KTA inductees will be recognized in the Commencement program. 

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Compassionate healthcare for transgender clients 

Linfield College nursingMost people aren’t asked about their genitals when seeking treatment for a sore throat. But that was the experience of a transgender person, who shared on Twitter using the hashtag #transhealthfail.  

“So you’ve had all the Surgeries [sic]?,” the Twitter user recounted the doctor asking. “I’m here because I have the flu,” the person responded.  

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