Plant Services welcomes Sonia Legg as an administrative assistant. She worked previously as a shift manager for a Starbucks in several stores based in Nebraska and Ohio for the past two and a half years. Before that, she served as director of media marketing and as an administrative assistant for Mountain View Fellowship Church in Redmond, Oregon (2011-13). Sonia has also been self-employed building websites, creating logos and devising marketing plans for nonprofits and churches since 2011. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and marketing from Seattle Pacific University (2010). Sonia lives in Salem and attends Salem Alliance Church. Her absolute favorite coffee shop is Broadway Commons.
The university welcomes Jonathan Ramse as an instructor of economics. He arrives from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he worked as a graduate teaching assistant for the past two and a half years. He also spent the last year as an adjunct instructor of economics at Park University in Parkville, Missouri. He worked previously as a young adult coordinator and archivist for the World Mission of Prayer League in Minneapolis (2011-13), and as an English teacher at Luther Junior & Senior High School in Kumamoto, Japan (2008-10). Jonathan is a PhD candidate in the economics program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, with an expected completion in the fall of 2017, and holds a master’s degree in economics (2014) from the same institution. His bachelor’s degree in economics and international relations came from Wartburg College in 2007. Jonathan lives in Tualatin with his wife Bethany.
Sarah Southworth has joined George Fox as an assistant professor of marketing. She has worked as an assistant professor in textile and apparel management at the University of Missouri since the fall of 2013. Before that, she was a graduate instructor in the Design and Human Environment program at Oregon State University (2007-13). Previously, she taught a variety of subjects, from English to SAT math, in New York and South Korea to gain experience in teaching (2006-2007), and also worked as an assistant buyer at Burlington Coat Factory (2005). She specializes in the areas of consumer behavior, focusing on visual and international marketing, and more recently on service marketing as well. Sarah holds a doctor of philosophy degree in design and human environment from Oregon State (2013), a master of apparel design from Oregon State (2009) and a bachelor’s degree in textiles and apparel management from Cornell University (2005). She lives in Tigard with her husband Zach, daughter Jessica, and her mom Lauren.
Marcia Bogert has returned to George Fox to serve as an assistant professor in the nursing department on a half-time basis.