Hellie: Linfield was the right place

Thomas HellieReprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, June 7, 2018.  
Back in 2005, Thomas Hellie was content with his job as director of the Kemper Foundation. He enjoyed the work, which put him into contact with colleges and universities across the nation; he liked living in Chicago; and he appreciated his vacations, which that spring took him and his wife, Julie Olds, to Oregon’s wine country.

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Linfield students gain hands-on experience at the College Football Playoff 

College Football PlayoffTwo Linfield College students will secure invaluable work experience at one of the largest sporting events in the world when they attend the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship game in Santa Clara, Calif.   

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A day of new beginnings as Linfield College observes its 2018 commencement 

Commencement, Class of 2018, President Hellie's final commencement.Linfield College held Commencement exercises Sunday under a cloudless sky in the Oak Grove on its McMinnville campus, conferring Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees upon more than 640 students.   Continue reading

Award ceremony celebrates faculty excellence  

2018 Faculty Award recipients

2018 Faculty Award recipients (l-r): Patrick Cottrell, Rob Gardner, Sonia Ticas, Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt and Anna Song

Five Linfield College professors were honored for scholarly achievement, creative achievement, international scholarship and exceptional impact on the life of the college during a faculty award ceremony May 17.  Continue reading

Annual symposium exhibits scholarly work of Linfield students

Annual Student SymposiumReprinted with permission of the News-Register. • By Starla Pointer, May 21, 2018

Linfield College students displayed their projects, from paintings to performances to research in partnership with professors, Friday at the school’s annual symposium, “A Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Achievement.” Continue reading

Stopping By: Learning and leading with Susanne Sayles ’11

Susanne Sayles ’11 is McMinnville’s Young Educator of the Year

Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. • By Starla Pointer, May 1, 2018

Linfield College to present spring choir concert 

Linfield College ChoirThe Linfield College Concert Choir, Women’s Vocal Ensemble and Wildcat Men’s Glee Club will come together to present a spring choir concert. The three groups, under the direction of Anna Song, associate professor of music and director of choral activities at Linfield, will present “We Are One” on Sunday, May 13, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.   Continue reading