Bruin Store online sale runs through Nov. 29

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Now through Wednesday, Nov. 29, save big on George Fox gifts and apparel …

  • 20 percent off one item
  • 25 percent off two items
  • 30 percent off three or more items

These discounts are offered online only at georgefoxshop.com. The offers are valid until 10 p.m. on Nov. 29. Excludes books, supplies, tech and clearance merchandise.

Go Bruins!

ASC seeking chaperones for Winter Formal on Dec. 10

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

ASC is looking for George Fox employees to chaperone Winter Formal on Sunday, Dec. 10! We would be happy to provide a $50 gift card to a place of your choosing as a thank you. The event runs from 8 to 11 p.m. at the LeftBank Annex (101 N. Weidler St.) in Portland.

Please respond to Shelby Bauer at sbauer16@georgefox.edu if you are interested.

Thank you!

Check out the Bruin Store discounts when you shop online

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Now through Wednesday, Nov. 29, save big on George Fox gifts and apparel …

  • 20 percent off one item
  • 25 percent off two items
  • 30 percent off three or more items

These discounts are offered online only at georgefoxshop.com. The offers are valid until 10 p.m. on Nov. 29. Excludes books, supplies, tech and clearance merchandise.

Go Bruins!

Survey: George Fox Museum Exhibits

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

We would appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to complete this seven-question survey about the George Fox museum exhibits. If you have any questions or trouble with the survey, please contact Caitlin Corning at ccorning@georgefox.edu.

Museum Exhibits Survey

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Student panel shares tips on how to get internships

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Come listen to a panel of eight students from a wide variety of majors who are doing or have recently done an internship! On Monday, Nov. 27, in Canyon Commons, panelists will share their experiences and insights about the opportunities internships offer and give you tips on how to land your own. The session runs from noon to 12:50 p.m.

Employers include the University of Oregon, Cambia Health, Visionary Films, Boeing, Multnomah County, the Campbell Foundation, the Charles Koch Institute, and Providence Health.

Faculty, please let your students know about this opportunity.

Contact Colleen Sump (csump@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

ASC seeking chaperones for Winter Formal on Dec. 10

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

ASC is looking for George Fox employees to chaperone Winter Formal on Sunday, Dec. 10! We would be happy to provide a $50 gift card to a place of your choosing as a thank you. The event runs from 8 to 11 p.m. at the LeftBank Annex (101 N. Weidler St.) in Portland.

Please respond to Shelby Bauer at sbauer16@georgefox.edu if you are interested.

Thank you!

Join colleagues at all-employee lunch Nov. 28

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Round up your coworkers and walk on over to Canyon Commons for an all-employee lunch on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The cost is only $3, and lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Hope to see you there!

No Vespers scheduled for tonight

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Just a heads-up: There will be no Vespers chapel tonight (Wednesday) due to Thanksgiving break. Travel safely and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Have a coworker you’d like to honor at next all-employee meeting?

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Do you know someone who deserves special recognition for awesome work at our next all-employee meeting (Thursday, Nov. 30)? Please send an email to Employee Empowerment (ee@georgefox.edu) by end of day Monday, Nov. 27, with a short summary (two to three sentences) of their recent success!

You are also welcome to come to the meeting early and add additional “shout-outs” to the board.

Questions? Contact Darby Thiessen (dthiessen@georgefox.edu).

Donate diapers to help out parents in our community

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Help parents in need in our community this Christmas by being a part of a December diaper drive hosted by the Students for Life Club! Bring some diapers back from Thanksgiving break to donate. We will have boxes set out for the donations in the Bruin Den and Bridge Café starting Friday, Dec. 1, until the beginning of finals week.

All donations will be given to the Pregnancy Counseling and Information Center right here in Newberg. Newberg PCIC is in need of bigger diaper sizes (sizes 3-5), but any diapers will be a blessing.

Questions? Contact Hannah Thom (hthom16@georgefox.edu).

Fitness Center announces Thanksgiving week hours

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

The Wheeler Fitness Center will be taking a break for turkey, just like you! Below are the hours of operation for the week of Nov. 19-25:

SundayTuesday: Normal hours
Wednesday6 a.m – 8 p.m.
ThursdayFriday: CLOSED
Saturday: Resume normal hours

We hope you have a great Thanksgiving break with family and friends!

Survey: George Fox Museum Exhibits

Monday, November 20th, 2017

We would appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to complete this seven-question survey about the George Fox museum exhibits. If you have any questions or trouble with the survey, please contact Caitlin Corning at ccorning@georgefox.edu.

Museum Exhibits Survey

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Employees invited to Christmas Concert, open house on Dec. 10

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Robin and Ruth Baker cordially invite employees to celebrate together the great mystery of Christ the Lord at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Employees are entitled to four complimentary tickets for Sunday’s matinee or a single ticket for any of the other performances (on Dec. 8 or 9). Following the concert on Sunday, employees are invited to a Christmas open house at the president’s home from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at 402 S. College St. in Newberg.

You can select your concert tickets online at this link (be sure to select “GFU Employee” in the drop-down menu on the page that pops up after making your seat selection). If selecting your complimentary seats for Sunday, you may disregard the note that states employees are only entitled to one ticket per event; however, you must still select “Okay, I will bring my ID to the door” in the drop-down menu.

Questions? Contact Missy Terry at terrym@georgefox.edu.

Special Thanksgiving chapel service set for this morning

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Join us today (Tuesday) for a Thanksgiving chapel! We’ll have a wonderful time of communion together and a time of reflection for all that you are thankful for. We hope to see you there, at 10:50 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium!

Courier delivery schedule changes this week

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Due to Thanksgiving, the courier will make a second run on Wednesday of this week, then resume the regular schedule next week.

Questions? Contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Movie on depression in older adults shown today in Roberts 101

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Come join us today (Tuesday) to watch and discuss a movie about depression in older adults. We will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Roberts 101.

Contact Mickina Biagi (mbiagi14@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

All invited to PT’s research symposium on Dec. 5

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Graduate School of Physical Therapy is excited to present its fourth annual research symposium on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101 and 102. Physical therapy doctoral faculty and students will showcase eight rehabilitation research topics. Light refreshments will be served.

Please contact Linda Dallof at 503-554-2451 or ldallof@georgefox.edu with any questions.

New museum exhibit of George Fox artifacts on display in Canyon Commons

Monday, November 20th, 2017

There is a new exhibit of artifacts from the George Fox University museum collection in the Canyon Commons display cases. This exhibit focuses on what students and employees did during their leisure time in the early 20th century.

If you have any questions about this exhibit, please contact Caitlin Corning (ccorning@georgefox.edu).

Students for Life Club hosts diaper drive in December

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Help parents in need in our community this Christmas by being a part of a December diaper drive hosted by the Students for Life Club! Bring some diapers back from Thanksgiving break to donate. We will have boxes set out for the donations in the Bruin Den and Bridge Café starting Friday, Dec. 1, until the beginning of finals week.

All donations will be given to the Pregnancy Counseling and Information Center right here in Newberg. Newberg PCIC is in need of bigger diaper sizes (sizes 3-5), but any diapers will be a blessing.

Questions? Contact Hannah Thom (hthom16@georgefox.edu).

Do you have hip, knee or ankle pain? PT needs volunteers.

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The physical therapy department is looking for volunteers to participate in a lab session on the lower extremities. If you have a problem with your hip, knee, ankle or foot, our lab is the place to be! Our doctor of physical therapy second-year students, along with faculty members, will be performing examinations and giving you direction on how to take care of your condition. Volunteers are needed for either a one- or two-hour session from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Roberts Center.

Contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2451 to sign up. We hope you can join us!