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

From Cancer Patient To UCF Cancer Doc

Robert Lisac ’12 graduates this week from the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, completing his journey from cancer patient to cancer doctor.

robert-lisac '12“Say your goodbyes. He’s not going to be here with us in the morning,” the doctor said.

Fourteen-year-old Robert Lisac lay in the ICU on a ventilator in a medically-induced coma, his family gathered at his bedside. His leukemia, diagnosed two years earlier and followed by 18 months of chemotherapy, was back with a vengeance.

His body was rejecting a bone marrow transplant from his older brother.  His lungs were filling with blood. Doctors gave him only a 2 percent chance of surviving.

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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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