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

Linfield Reports 5-7-18

Linfield raises record amount for Giving Day 

Balloons from Giving Day 2018The third annual Giving Day, held Tuesday, May 1, raised more than $320,000, well past the initial $250,000 goal. Total gifts nearly doubled 2017’s results and were seven times greater than the first Giving Day in 2016. 

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Olson to present ‘Gender Diversity in Childhood’ talk 

Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at the University of Washington, will present “Gender Diversity in Childhood” Monday, May 7, at 5:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall. Olson will discuss her recent research that explores gender development and mental health in an increasingly visible group of children – transgender and gender diverse youth. This talk is free and open to the public. 

Linfield faculty-student chamber ensemble presents ‘Meditation and Movement’   

Linfield College will present “Meditation and Movement,” featuring the Linfield Faculty-Student Chamber Ensemble, Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall at the Vivian Bull Music Center on campus.   

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Celebrate National Nurses Week at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center 

Celebrate National Nurses Week with Linfield College and Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust Tuesday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. Mingle, learn about Linfield’s RN to BSN program and join the celebration. Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center is at 10180 SE Sunnyside Road in Clackamas.  

Career Services to host First Federal Internship banquet 

Career Services will host a First Federal internship banquet Tuesday, May 8, at 6 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall. This is an invite-only event. First Federal supports Linfield students by providing stipends for students completing an unpaid internship with a Yamhill County-based non-profit. Organizations make proposals for a project to be completed by a Linfield student during the spring semester, and each of five students earns a $1,000 stipend for their work during the semester. The banquet is a night of celebration of the work completed by these interns – each makes their final presentation to First Federal officers, non-profit representatives and Linfield faculty and staff. 

Keaveney faculty lecture to discuss samurai baseball 

Professor Chris KeaveneyChristopher Keaveney, professor of Japanese at Linfield College, will discuss Japanese baseball fiction, film and manga during a faculty lecture Wednesday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield.   

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Chamber music celebration planned at Linfield 

Linfield College music students and faculty will present a chamber music celebration Thursday, May 10, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center on campus.   

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Seniors Patterson and Reinhardt to present compositions 

Seniors Reinhardt and PattersonLinfield College seniors Grey Patterson and Sophia Reinhardt will perform music compositions they have written Friday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall of the Vivian A. Bull Music Center on campus. The compositions include chamber pieces and digital media. 

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Spring dance showcase to feature student dancers and choreographers  

Linfield dancers perform "Elevate"Linfield College student dancers and choreographers will perform at the Spring Dance Showcase, “E L E V A T E,” Saturday, May 12, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.   

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Spring choral concert presents We Are One  

Linfield College ChoirThe Linfield College Concert Choir, Women’s Vocal Ensemble and Wildcat Men’s Glee Club will come together to perform 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” Sunday, May 13, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.   

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Community news 

  • Nancy Drickey, professor of education, was installed as a member of the board of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, an organization for leaders and teachers of K-12 mathematics education.  
  • Nursing student Kailee Scott-Unger ’19 was one of the honored guest speakers at the 7th Annual Katie’s Kause event, which raises awareness about cystic fibrosis.  

Events calendars  

View the Linfield events calendar or the Linfield athletics calendar.   

 

 

 

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

Four Linfield College students receive Arthur Ashe, Jr. honors 

Kaelia Neal competes in cross-country and trackFour Linfield College students have been honored as Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars. Kaelia Neal, David Flores, Jordan Clark and Jade Everage, representing track and field, swimming, and men’s and women’s basketball, are included among this year’s honorees.  Continue reading

Chamber music celebration planned at Linfield

Linfield College Music DepartmentLinfield College music students and faculty will present a chamber music celebration on Thursday, May 10, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center on campus.   Continue reading

Linfield College raises record amount for Giving Day

Balloons from Giving Day 2018The third annual Giving Day, held Tuesday, May 1, raised more than $320,000, well past the initial $250,000 goal. Total gifts nearly doubled 2017’s results, and were seven times greater than the first Giving Day in 2016.

More than 720 Linfield supporters contributed to the record amount. Donors from coast to coast as well as overseas made gifts, all to the benefit of Linfield students.

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