College connections focus of talk
Jeff Peterson, an associate professor of sociology at Linfield College, will deliver a talk titled, "From A to Zombie: Educational Approaches That Will Help Students Develop Their Braaainnsss...," at this month's McMinnville City Club luncheon.
The luncheon, which runs $13 for members and $18 for non-members, is slated for 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, upstairs at 325 N.E. Third St. Reservations may be made by visiting www.maccityclub.org or calling 971-237-4750.
Thanks to an array of internship and collaborative research opportunities, Linfield is able to enhance community connections, provide real-world work experience and provide richer educational opportunites for its students, he said. He said the goal is to make the private liberal arts college a point of intersection for students, rather than just a destination.