Linfield will celebrate more than 500 graduating seniors in two online celebrations on Sunday, May 31. All graduates will be recognized at noon on the college’s YouTube and Facebook pages, with an online pinning ceremony for the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing following at 3 p.m. Both times are Pacific.
The noon broadcast will feature special messages from Linfield President Miles K. Davis and a graduating senior selected from video submissions. The program will conclude with a special tribute to the graduates.
All members of the Linfield community are encouraged to tune in and to share messages on social media using the hashtag #Linfield20.
On May 8, Linfield announced that the in-person Commencement ceremony scheduled for July 25-26 would be canceled as a result of the State of Oregon’s recommendation that no large gatherings be held through at least September.
Learn more about all the celebrations now happening during the May Commencement weekend.
The Linfield Art Department will present its inaugural online exhibit May 11 through June 22, connecting – or reconnecting – viewers to art intended to make them stop scrolling, if only for a moment.
Reconnecting… emphasizes the need for interaction with each other during a time of change. Continue reading
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown gave approval Thursday for Yamhill County to begin gradually reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Linfield’s largest campus is in McMinnville, the Yamhill County seat. Continue reading
The coronavirus pandemic has caused financial strain for many in the Linfield community. To ease this burden, Linfield students can apply to receive a grant to cover expenses related to the pandemic. Continue reading
Due to COVID-19 and Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s plans to reopen the state, it is with heavy heart that Linfield cancels the 2020 Commencement weekend. It was originally scheduled for May 31, then rescheduled for July 25-26 due to the pandemic. In-person gatherings of more than 25 are prohibited at least through September. Continue reading
Amid unprecedented times, the Linfield community realized students need support now more than ever. Instead of canceling the annual Linfield Gives fundraising event, the College piggybacked on #GivingTuesdayNow, a global giving movement, on Tuesday, May 5, with an additional day of fundraising on Wednesday, May 6. And, the donors graciously supported Linfield. Continue reading
Linfield Gives 2020, Linfield’s fifth annual giving days event, will occur May 5 and 6. Instead of canceling the event due to the pandemic, the college is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global generosity effort, on Tuesday, May 5, and Linfield is asking its family to support the movement at linfield.edu/gives. Continue reading
Starting in September, Linfield College will offer an online master’s degree to inspire nurses to promote more equitable and community-focused healthcare systems. Continue reading
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and statewide prohibitions on large gatherings, Linfield Commencement 2020 has been postponed until July 25-26. It was originally scheduled for May 31.
John McKeegan, Linfield vice president for institutional advancement and the college’s general counsel, has been named president at Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pennsylvania.