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a l u m n i n e w s What you said... Events and highlights “Both my husband and I adored Networking reception McMinnville |Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m. our time at Linfield. Our closest Bring your business cards and network with those who understand the value of a Linfield education at an event hosted by Naseem Momtazi ’09 at Robert Roe in friends in this area are also McMinnville. Linfield alumni and have married other Linfield alumni. My great- Oregon Shakespeare Festival |Aug. 15-18 Professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner will lead alumni and friends through a series great-great-grandfather was one of performances in Ashland. The trip includes tickets to five Oregon Shakespeare of the founders, and we love our productions --My Fair Lady, King Lear, Taming of the Shrew, Liquid Plain and Robin Hood. family history through Linfield’s eyes as well!” History restored A piece of Linfield College history has been refurbished and is on display in Riley Hall. The Linfield Victory Bell hung in Pioneer “I draw upon my experience at Hall and rang for more than 100 years, signaling athletic victories and successful college fund drives until a crack in Linfield on a daily basis. Things the bell silenced its ring in 1961. Jeremy Odden ’15, archives like work ethic and a never-quit technician, coordinated the restoration. attitude drive me every day.” Exhibit honors Good Sam legacy A new exhibition captures the rich history of the Good Samaritan School of Nursing. “I truly enjoyed my experience at “Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing: A Legacy Linfield, and it was only after I left Empowering a Community,” located in Peterson Hall on the Portland Campus, highlights the legacy of the Good Samaritan that I realized how special a place School of Nursing. From 1873 to 1985, the Good Samaritan Hospital and Nursing it is. My friends are blown away Rosa Gimson ’12, experiential learning intern in the Linfield Archives. created by was Portland area. The exhibition on the substantial impact aSchool had at the level of education I received, View images at digitalcommons.linfield.edu/nursing_photos/. and Linfield continues to be a Save the date ‘jewel’ in higher education.” Portland Campus Reunion |Saturday, May 4, Portland Campus Held in honor of National Nurses Week, the afternoon celebration will include reunions, tours, speakers and the Lloydena Grimes award presentation. For more “I had fun thinking back to my time information, contact Travis McGuire, assistant director of alumni and parent as a student. I had to concentrate relations, tmcguire@linfield.edu, 503-883-2387. very hard to come up with just one Homecoming 2013, Oct. 4-5 person who had an impact on me. Make plans to reunite, reconnect and return next year. Attending Linfield College was the single most defining moment of my For more information, contact Debbie (Hansen) Harmon Ferry ’90, life. I am the person who I am today director of alumni and parent relations, 503-883-2547, www.linfield.edu/alumnialumni@linfield.edu, due in part to Linfield College.” Fall 2012 l i n f i e l d m a g a z i n e - 2 3


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