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  • RL
    • 05/25/2018

      Richard LeFaivre BA ’89 is now an ordained priest of the Archdiocese of Portland. He is currently pursuing a sacred theology license in spiritual theology at the Angelicum in Rome, where he also serves at the University of Mary.

    • 10/12/2017

      Richard LeFaivre BA ’89 graduated from Pontificia Universita S. Tommaso D’Aquino in Rome in June 2016. He earned a bachelor’s degree in sacred theology, which is roughly equivalent to a master’s degree in divinity back in the United States. In September 2017, he was ordained a transitional deacon for the Archdiocese of Portland. The ceremony took place at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.

  • MM
    • 06/28/2018

      Matt Masciocchi BA ’07 is pursuing a master’s degree in sports product management from the University of Oregon at Portland. Last summer, he headed to Vietnam to intern at a Nike footwear factory to help improve their sustainability practices.

  • CM
    • 06/28/2018

      Chris Mann BS ’91 says that Lewis & Clark was one of the best experiences of his life and that he maintains relationships with many of the folks he met at the college. A resident of Fairfax, California, he has been married for 14 years and has a 10-year-old daughter and a 13-year-old son. Mann has become “a serial start-up guy,” selling companies to IBM and to LinkedIn. For fun, he plays bass in a rock band and “gets to act like a goofball.”

  • HM
    • 02/01/2018

      Hjordis Magnusdottir BA ’83 and her husband, Benedikt Hoskuldsson BA ’83, reside in Vienna, Austria, where Hoskuldsson is employed by an international organization working on sustainable energy for all. Magnusdottir, who works as a travel guide in Iceland, commutes extensively between Vienna and Reykjavik. Since graduating in 1983, the couple has moved around the world, working for the Icelandic government and raising their three children, Einar, Olof, and Magnus (who live in in Berlin, Reykjavik, and London, respectively). They also have two wonderful 2-year-old grandkids, Kristofer and Freyja, with whom they try to spend every free minute in Reykjavik and London.

  • ML
    • 03/21/2018

      Micah Leinbach BA ’14, along with Sarah Clement BA ’14, Julia Huggins BA ’13, and Sarra Wynn BA ’14, launched a nonprofit called The BOAT (Bus for Outdoor Access and Teaching). Following a successful Indiegogo campaign, they plan to purchase and retrofit a bus with storage space, solar panels, and all manner of amenities, essentially creating a mobile classroom. The goal is to offer cheaper-than-average opportunities for youth education in the outdoors. For more information, see

  • LL
    • 06/28/2018

      Liz Larter BA ’03 moved back home to Seattle in 2010 with her husband, Mike Palmer, and their rescue pup, Rocky Balboa. She works in communications marketing and enjoys running and landscape planning when life cooperates.

  • BL
    • 06/13/2018

      Ben Larson BA ’11 is a fixture in the Portland music world. He currently sings and plays mandolin and guitar for the Ben Larsen Band, Crow and the Canyon, and The Giraffe Dodgers.

  • MK
    • 06/28/2018

      Michael Kohlhoff BS ’66, now retired, plays tennis three to four times a week, usually getting a good start at 6:30 a.m. He is active in the Democratic Party of Clackamas (Oregon) County and cochairs its justice committee, whose members research and make recommendations on a variety of issues, from health care to restorative justice. Inspired by his granddaughter who has cerebral palsy, Kohlhoff and his wife are building a small rental house designed to be wheelchair accessible.

  • KS
    • 06/28/2018

      Kristin Jouppe Shipman BA ’88 lives on a little farm outside of Hillsboro, Oregon. After the birth of her second child, she stopped working outside of the home to raise and home-school her five children. She is now reaping the rewards of her hard work by enjoying the accomplishments of her children, including her two grandchildren.

  • SJ
    • 06/28/2018

      Sunny Jonas MAT ’02 is the new assistant principal of Congress Park School and Ogden Avenue School in Illinois. Jonas has worked in Chicago Public Schools for three years now, and has been well-recognized in her field with awards and fellowships, such as the Socioeconomic Inequality Fellowship with the University of Chicago for 2018-19. She was also a recipient of the Yale RULER social-emotional learning grant and the Northern Illinois University’s Project DREAMS Fellowship.