These fellows are nominated by Linfield faculty and approved by the PLACE Faculty Fellows. They collaborate with the faculty fellows to bring ideas, discussions, events, and speakers to campus, and function as ambassadors between these events and speakers, the students that attend, and the faculty that organize many of these visits.
Tyler is a second-year PLACE student fellow majoring in math. Tyler has done research with Dr.Murray of Linfield's Physics Department. Last summer, he interned at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland working on a large software project.
Tyler's PLACE responsibilities include managing the PLACE webpage, archiving PLACE materials, and working on PLACE Talks.
Sabrina Rahiri is a Junior majoring in biology. This past summer, she worked as an intern with a lettuce company in Salinas, California. After Linfield, she hopes to go into a career in Agriculture. She will be studying abroad in New Zealand at the University of Waikato in the Spring of 2015. Sabrina is involved in the Multicultural Programs Office and Greenfield. She is also the Founder and President of Linfield College's Hammock Club.
In PLACE, Sabrina's main focus is outreach. Whether it be through social media, meeting with colloquium classes, or pitching ideas to faculty, she is making PLACE viral in the Linfield Community.
Mattie is a senior majoring in creative writing. She plans to keep studying creative writing in grad school. Last year she received the Ballenger Scholarship for creative writing. She is currently interning with Professor Joe Wilkins in the creative writing department (nonfiction) where she helps manage the literary and arts magazine High Desert Journal.
Mattie's PLACE responsibilities include reaching out to students through social media and contributing her extraordinary writing and art skills to advertsing PLACE events.
Karlee Olson is a Senior majoring in Philosophy, Psychology, and minoring in Law, Rights, and Justice. This past summer she spent time working in a soup shop, and spending time with her family. After Linfield, she hopes to get a job with the State (most likely in counseling). However, her overall goal would be to return to school to pursue Law, or else to make her way onto a hospitals ethics committee.
Karlee’s main responsibility in PLACE is to focus on Logistics. She spends most of her time gathering information on main events, and making sure that everything runs smoothly.