Linfield College becomes test-optional

Linfield College becomes test-optional; debuts other recruitment initiatives 

Linfield College faculty members voted October 15 to adopt a test-optional policy for admission, joining more than 700 U.S. colleges and universities in no longer requiring prospective students to submit ACT or SAT scores. Scores are allowed as part of an admissions application; just not required.   Continue reading

Gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler to speak at Linfield College 

Knute BuehlerThe week before Oregonians cast their ballots for governor this fall, Rep. Knute Buehler will visit Linfield College to discuss civic engagement and political participation as well as his own gubernatorial campaign.  

The Bend Republican will speak at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on Linfield’s McMinnville campus. The event is open to the public, although Linfield students will receive first priority in some seating areas and in the queue to ask questions.     Continue reading

Linfield student choirs present “Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal”

Linfield College ChoirLinfield College student choirs will perform music from hit Broadway musicals and well-known composers.

“Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal” will explore this year’s Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) theme of “Revolutions” and will connect resistance and revolution in the face of war, oppression and injustice.  The Fall Choir Concert will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College.

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Quince Ensemble to perform at Linfield  

Quince EnsembleAward-winning vocal group Quince Ensemble will bring their genre-blending vocal music to Linfield College.

Quince Ensemble will hold a pre-concert discussion on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in Jonasson Hall at Linfield College and will perform at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.  Continue reading

Hermitage Piano Trio to play at Linfield

Hermitage_Piano_TrioHermitage Piano Trio will hold a concert on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.

From the great Russian musical tradition, the Hermitage Piano Trio is distinguished by its exuberant musicality, interpretative range, and sumptuous sound.  The group is comprised of violinist Misha Keylin, cellist Sergey Antonov and pianist Ilya Kazantsev.

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Linfield hosts Hispanic Heritage Celebración

Hispanic Heritage event in the Rutschman Field House.Linfield College will celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture during its Hispanic Heritage Celebración. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, from 1–5 p.m. at the Rutschman Field House on campus.

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Leslie L. Zaitz, noted journalist, to speak at Linfield 

Les ZaitzThe newly renamed Journalism and Media Studies department at Linfield College is celebrating the new moniker for its department and major by hosting two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Leslie L. Zaitz on campus.   

Zaitz will present “Regaining Trust — Job No. 1 for the Media” Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 12:15 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall. The event is part of celebrations of renaming of the department and the major from “Mass Communication” to “Journalism and Media Studies.”  

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Third annual Mac Monster Mania set at Linfield College  

Fall at Linfield CollegeLinfield College students and the McMinnville community are guaranteeing a happy and healthy Halloween with a family-friendly event that will be a graveyard smash.  

Linfield students will once again team with McMinnville community members to host the third annual Mac Monster Mania on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 1-3 p.m. at the Riley Campus Center at Linfield.  

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Linfield College online bachelor’s in project management named among nation’s best

Online educationLinfield College’s online bachelor’s degree in project management has been named among the “25 Best Bachelor’s in Project Management Online” in the United States for 2018.

TheBestSchools.org has ranked the online bachelor’s degree in project management No. 17 in the nation for students. The Linfield program earned the ranking based on four criteria: affordability, US News & World Report recognition as a top online school for bachelor’s programs, customization options and unique features. Continue reading

Mackie to present ‘Free Electrons!’ at Linfield 

Bill MackieBill Mackie will discuss free electrons in an upcoming Linfield College faculty lecture.  

Mackie, professor emeritus of physics, who retired from Linfield at the end of the 2017-18 academic year, will give his “last lecture” on “Free Electrons!” The lecture will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in 100 Graf Hall on campus.   Continue reading