Linfield joins nine other institutions in the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities for a virtual Oregon Private College Week (OPCW) held Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31, 2020. Registration is currently open online at OPCW. Continue reading
As of July 1, 2020, Linfield College is Linfield University.
This is the third time Linfield’s name has changed in its 162-year history. Founded as the Baptist College at McMinnville in 1858 and shortened to McMinnville College in 1883, it became Linfield College in 1922. Continue reading
Linfield is the type of institution that allows anyone with grit, determination and a passion for service to thrive and flourish. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program fosters those same attributes, allowing motivated young people to thrive. In the program’s eight years of existence, more than 700,000 DACA students have benefited from the program and gone on to become teachers, nurses, doctors, dentists and many other types of professionals. A significant number of Linfield students have been among them, engaging in research, serving our community and proudly walking across the Commencement stage in the Oak Grove. Continue reading
Linfield came one step closer to opening the doors on its new Portland Campus this month. The college took possession of the property Monday, June 1 after announcing the acquisition of the 20-acre location in November 2018. The University of Western States leased back the facilities through May 2020. Continue reading
Domaine Serene Winery, founded by Grace and Ken Evenstad, is donating $500,000 to Linfield College to increase diversity in the wine industry. The gift will establish an endowed scholarship for underrepresented populations in the college’s wine studies program, allowing more students to receive a top-rated wine education at an affordable cost. Continue reading
President Miles K. Davis has a message for incoming and returning Linfield students: We intend to be here for you, in-person, in the fall.
“We will be doing everything we can to keep you safe,” Davis said in a message to students. “We are going to comply with the best scientific data, as well as make sure you have a good, positive experience on campus.” Continue reading
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. 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
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