Linfield welcomes largest entering class in years

First Gen LuncheonReprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, Aug. 19, 2019. Find more News-Register stories here.

Linfield College is expecting 532 new students to start classes later this month, the largest entering class in many years — and a result of comprehensive recruitment efforts involving everyone at the college, from professors to coaches to admission counselors to President Miles Davis. Continue reading

First Gen students arrive at Linfield

First generation student orientation

Rusty Rae / News-Register Zeila Medina, a Linfield junior and Mac High grad, speaks with new Linfield student Mako Minoda, her little sister Tako and their dad during the orientation event Friday. Minoda flew from her home in Hawaii to start classes.

Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, Aug. 19, 2019. Find more News-Register stories here.

About half of Linfield College’s new group of first-generation college students arrived on the McMinnville campus Friday to participate in pre-orientation activities. Continue reading

Linfield in top four colleges in Oregon for getting a job 

Linfield College academic quadAccording to Zippia, Linfield College isn’t one of the top four colleges in Oregon for getting a job after graduation — it’s two of them.

Zippia, a California-based career website, has released its list of the 10 best colleges in Oregon for job placement after graduation. Linfield College has taken both the No. 3 and No. 4 spots, earning recognition for the School of Nursing and the McMinnville campus, respectively.  Continue reading

Linfield College to inaugurate Dr. Miles K. Davis 

Linfield College President Miles DavisLinfield College will inaugurate Dr. Miles K. Davis as its new president on Friday, March 8, capping a week of celebration around the theme “Global thinking, local engagement.”  

The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium in the Health, Human Performance and Athletics building on the college’s McMinnville campus. It will include a speech by award-winning performing artist Phylicia Rashad.  Continue reading

Linfield online bachelor’s degree in top 100 nationally

Online educationLinfield College was ranked in the top 100 of national online bachelor’s degree programs, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report list released Tuesday. Linfield has the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private liberal arts colleges in Oregon.   Continue reading

Murdock College Science Research Conference features Linfield presenters

27th Annual Murdock ConferenceFrom the electrical properties of two-dimensional materials to copper modulation to effect yeast lifespan, Linfield College students presented a wide range of research Nov. 9-10 at the 27th Annual Murdock College Science Research Conference in Vancouver, Wash.   

Twenty-one Linfield students presented their research at the conference, which was co-hosted by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust and Linfield College. There were 545 attendees from colleges throughout the Pacific Northwest.   Continue reading

Pinning ceremony welcomes nurses to the profession

Pinning Fall 2018More than 80 students were honored with a traditional pinning ceremony after completing requirements for a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree from the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing Dec. 15.  

Of the 88 graduates, 55 are preparing to become registered nurses (RNs) and 33 are working nurses who completed the online RN to BSN program.  Continue reading