The Student Life Office is dedicated to supporting the College mission of Connecting Learning, Life, and Community. We strive to help you succeed both inside and outside of the classroom. We welcome you to campus and look forward to serving you during your time at Linfield College - Portland Campus.
The Student Life staff hold offices in Loveridge Hall on the Portland Campus. They also work collaboratively with the Student Affairs Division on the McMinnville Campus.
Lisa Burch, Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Student Life
Lisa is a student advocate for all Portland Campus students. She serves as the advisor for student government, coordinates New Student Orientation programs, provides career and personal counseling resources, plans campus celebrations and educational events, and deals with issues such as student emergencies, non-academic student grievances, and student conduct review. Lisa also helps serve pre-nursing students on our McMinnville Campus as being a resource for the Pre-Nursing Club. Stop by her office on the first floor of Loveridge Hall or call 413-7561 for assistance with these or any additional matters. If she cannot help you with your campus question she can direct you to who can!
Michael Reyes, Director of Inclusion and Access
Michael is responsible for recruiting and retaining students from communities underrepresented in nursing. This is done through outreach and advising of prospective students. Retention efforts include the Peer Resource Network (PRN) mentoring program, advising of student organizations that promote diversity, and providing support for ESL/ELL nursing students. Michael also coordinates programming around veterans, community engagement and service learning, and oversees the New Careers in Nursing program.
Josh Merrick, Assistant Director of Student Life/Residential Experiences
Josh is a student advocate for all Portland Campus students. He manages the Loveridge Hall Housing & Residence Life Program, serves as an advisor to student government and campus clubs, and coordinates the campus LA Fitness and Trimet partnerships. Stop by his office on the first floor of Loveridge Hall or call 413-7212 for assistance with these or any additional matters. If he cannot help you with your campus question he can direct you to who can!
Ryen McGrath, Adminstrative Assistant for Student Life
Ryen is a student advocate for all Portland Campus students. He provides support services for Student Life, Inclusion and Access, and Residence Life initiatives. He assists with student clubs, campus programming, and volunteer opportunities. His focus is helping nursing students find a positive work-life balance, with opportunities to play as well as study. Stop by his office on the first floor of Loveridge Hall or call 413-7210 for assistance with these or any other matters. If he cannot help you with your campus question he can direct you to who can!
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