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Linfield Fall 2012

t a b l e o f c o n t e n t s linfield magazine Departments Editor 2 a view from melrose Mardi Mileham mmileham@linfield.edu 503-883-2498 4 linfield digest Assistant Editor Laura Davis 20 ’cat tracks Graphic Design Candido Salinas III 22 alumni news Photography Kelly Bird 25 class notes Juan Calvillo Coon Family Collection Laura Davis 31 alumni profile Benjamin Edwards Daniel Hurst Terry Learned Collection Mardi Mileham Features Marshall Ty Janet Peterson Susan Ragan 6 telling the dory story Joe Robinson ’09 Jeremy Weisz Dick Yates Linfield students and faculty spend two years documenting the history Contributors Kelly Bird of the Pacific City dory fleet to preserve a part of Oregon history. Crystal Galarza ’13 Debbie (Hansen) Harmon Ferry ’90 Thomas L. Hellie 14 teaching writers how to write Nadene LeCheminant Bruce Wyatt Anna Keesey, acclaimed author of Little Century, shares her knowledge Advisory Board and gift for language with budding young authors. Dick Hughes ’75 Laura Graham ’07 Chris Miles ’06 Sherri (Dunmyer) Partridge ’86 16 returning to the classroom Larry Roby David Sumner Two students return to college to complete their degrees, while President balancing families and professional careers. Thomas L. Hellie Bruce Wyatt 24 in search of his calling Vice President for College Relations Director of Alumni and Parent Relations Career options seem endless for Kemper Scholar Joe Gladow ’14, Debbie (Hansen) Harmon Ferry ’90 who interned in the office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Fall 2012 Vol. 9, No. 2 Linfield Magazine is published three times last summer. annually by Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon Send address changes to: INSIDE LINFIELD MAGAZINE College Relations Two years, 150 hours of audio and video, and 15,000 photos have been amassed Linfield College, 900 SE Baker St. by Linfield students and faculty to capture and preserve the history of the Pacific McMinnville, OR 97128-6894 linfieldmagazine@linfield.edu City dory fleet. The story of that work, and an inside look at a fascinating piece Printed on recycled paper of Oregon history, is featured in this issue of Linfield Magazine. You will also meet a faculty member who has published her first novel and is helping other On the front cover: young authors reach for their dreams. Two non-traditional students share the Dory launching, circa 1957 challenges and joy of returning to college to complete their degrees. Linfield students (Coon Family Collection) get hands-on experience in the labs, in the classrooms, on the coast and in the On the back cover: theatre, taught by dedicated and gifted faculty. There are many stories and these Homecoming 2012 (Mardi Mileham photo) are just a few. – Mardi Mileham Fall 2012 l i n f i e l d m a g a z i n e - 3


Linfield Fall 2012
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