Honor society Kappa Tau Alpha established at Linfield College 

Kappa Tau AlphaLinfield College will establish a chapter of the Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA) honor society to recognize academic excellence in journalism and mass communication.  Starting at the 2018 Commencement, the Department of Mass Communication will award KTA honors to graduating seniors in the upper 10 percent of the major. KTA inductees will be recognized in the Commencement program. 

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Compassionate healthcare for transgender clients 

Linfield College nursingMost people aren’t asked about their genitals when seeking treatment for a sore throat. But that was the experience of a transgender person, who shared on Twitter using the hashtag #transhealthfail.  

“So you’ve had all the Surgeries [sic]?,” the Twitter user recounted the doctor asking. “I’m here because I have the flu,” the person responded.  

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Linfield College No. 1 in Pacific Northwest for ethnic diversity

—U.S. News & World Report cites college for diversity and liberal arts program—

For the second year in a row, Linfield College is tied for the No. 1 spot among Pacific Northwest liberal arts colleges for “Best Ethnic Diversity,” according to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report list released today.  

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