‘The Government Inspector’ opens this week in Wood-Mar

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

The George Fox theatre department opens its fall comedy The Government Inspector this week. Come join us for tale of mistaken identity, chaos and hilarity (note: the production does have mature themes).

Student tickets are free both Thursdays, Oct. 18 and Oct. 25. Bring your student ID to the door. Employees are provided with one complimentary ticket for any of the shows. Open captioning will be available the last two shows, on Oct. 27 and 28.

The show runs in Wood-Mar Auditorium Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27 at 7:30 p.m., and will also include a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Oct. 28Reserve your seat online and bring your George Fox ID with you to show at the door. You may also purchase additional tickets online. Tickets are also available for pick-up at the box office in the Bruin Store (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

For more information, visit this page. See you at the show!

Need a massage? Schedule one with PT students

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Got stress, aches, and pains, or do you just want to feel relaxed? We want to help! Come by to get a massage performed by a doctor of physical therapy student and receive free stress management advice!

Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students ($15) and employees ($20). We are offering 30-minute massages on Monday, Oct. 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 3 to 5 p.m. in Roberts 204.

All proceeds will be donated to help fund our medical service trip to Uganda and Ghana. Donations are also welcome!

Preregister here. Questions? Contact Bree Becker (bbecker13@georgefox.edu).

Guest lecturer speaks on Founding Father Dickinson Wednesday night

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

The university community is invited to a special guest lecture by Nathan R. Kozuskanich, associate professor of history at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario, at 7 p.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Hoover 105. Kozuskanich will speak on the topic “Fighting Founder: John Dickinson and (not) Bearing Arms in the Early Republic.”

Kozuskanich is author of Benjamin Franklin: American Founder, Atlantic Citizen, assistant editor of the John Dickinson Writings Project, and coeditor of The Second Amendment on Trial.

Contact Mark David Hall (mhall@georgefox.edu) for more information.

All encouraged to participate in Bruin Community Pantry’s food drive competition

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

The newly remodeled pantry in Roberts Center is ready to receive donations! Thanks to the team in Plant Services, we have a fresh coat of paint and plenty of shelves to fill. From Monday, Oct. 22, until 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, we will be holding a food drive competition.

The office that brings in the most non-perishable food donations will receive bakery items from Newberg Bakery on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Each individual product will be counted and tallied to determine the winning department.

If your office would like to participate, please email studentlife@georgefox.edu.

Check out our website or Facebook page for information about items to donate.

Come enjoy fellowship and a delicious meal at tomorrow’s staff lunch

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

On behalf of the Staff Development Committee, we would like to invite you to this month’s staff lunch  tomorrow (Tuesday) at noon in Canyon Commons 101 and 102.

We would love to have you join us for fellowship and a delicious meal! This month we welcome Craig Inglesby, director of the Bridge Network.

The cost is $3 cash, check, debit or credit. RSVP here if you plan to attend

See you there!

Attend the FERPA in-person training this Wednesday

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Do you work with students and student records? Do you want to go more in-depth on understanding the Family Educational Rights and Protection Act (FERPA) and the role you have in protecting student records?

Come to the in-person training in Roberts 117 this Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., led by Melissa Thomas. This training can replace or augment the online presentation required for all employees.

Click here to register. For more information, contact Melissa Thomas (mthomas@georgefox.edu).

Social work hosts info sessions this Thursday

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Are you interested in helping people? Have you ever considered a degree in social work? Social work is a profession for those with a desire to help people improve their lives.

If this sounds exciting to you, please stop by one of our info sessions to find out more about the major and about the many opportunities a degree in social work can provide! We will be hosting a morning session Thursday, Oct. 18, from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. in Stevens 109 (donuts will be served!), and an evening session from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Stevens 101 (pizza will be served!)

Faculty, please tell your students about this opportunity! Contact Kim Rapp (rappk@georgefox.edu) for more information.

All invited to Fall Justice Conference tonight with Curtis Acosta

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Peace and Justice welcomes Curtis Acosta to campus tonight (Mondayfrom 7 to 8 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Acosta is an assistant professor in Language and Culture in Education at the University of Arizona South, and founder of Acosta Latino Learning Partnership and Acosta Educational Partnership. He is a teacher who fought to keep his outlawed ethnic studies classes alive. He will focus on the recent federal court victory and speak about his journey and the importance of Mexican-American heritage studies.

The event is free and open to the community. Please contact Rebecca Hernandez (rhernandez@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

Notice: retail cafes closed today for fall break

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

The Bruin Den, Bruin Bites and Bridge Cafe will all be closed today (Friday), for fall break. Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, Oct. 15.

Newberg campus closes Friday for mid-semester holiday

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

The Newberg campus will be closed tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 12) for the mid-semester holiday. All offices, the Bruin Store, Mail Services and the Newberg library will be closed.

Swing by biology department to adopt a goldfish

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Need a devoted friend and endless entertainment? Goldfish are available for adoption through the biology department. Stop by EHS 202 anytime from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday or Friday. There are bags to tote them home. Goldfish are perfect for dorm rooms and outdoor ponds (not streams/creeks). Give them a good home!

Contact Teresa Arnold with questions at tarnold@georgefox.edu or ext. 2724.

Be sure to show hospitality to our visiting families

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

We are excited to welcome George Fox families to campus Friday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 21, for Family Weekend! Please put on your best George Fox welcome and help families navigate campus as needed. We want to provide the most hospitable and fun experience possible for visiting families.

Also, take great care in encouraging those students who may not have a family member who is able to attend. Anyone is welcome to register for Family Weekend and join students for the activities happening on Friday through Sunday. To register and view the schedule, follow this link!

Questions? Email us at parents@georgefox.edu.

Need a massage? Schedule one with PT students

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Got stress, aches, and pains, or do you just want to feel relaxed? We want to help! Come by to get a massage performed by a doctor of physical therapy student and receive free stress management advice!

Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students ($15) and employees ($20). We are offering 30-minute massages on Monday, Oct. 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 3 to 5 p.m. in Roberts 204.

All proceeds will be donated to help fund our medical service trip to Uganda and Ghana. Donations are also welcome!

Preregister here. Questions? Contact Bree Becker (bbecker13@georgefox.edu).

All encouraged to participate in food drive competition

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

The newly remodeled pantry in Roberts Center is ready to receive donations! Thanks to the team in Plant Services, we have a fresh coat of paint and plenty of shelves to fill. From Monday, Oct. 22, until 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, we will be holding a food drive competition.

The office that brings in the most non-perishable food donations will receive bakery items from Newberg Bakery on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Each individual product will be counted and tallied to determine the winning department.

If your office would like to participate, please email studentlife@georgefox.edu.

Check out our website or Facebook page for information about items to donate.

Airport transportation shuttle available during the breaks

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

George Fox partners with Hillsboro Airporter to provide shuttle service to Portland International Airport. Students will be expected to work directly with Hillsboro Airporter to reserve their spot.

Here are the details:

  • Each shuttle can fit five to six passengers. The cost per student is based on the total number of passengers during the scheduled times, so if you can fill one shuttle, the cost per student could be as low as $15 (if you have a total of six passengers). Cost for one student is $65.
  • Make your reservations more than 24 hours in advance and Hillsboro Airporter can group you together. To reserve your spot, go online to Hillsboro Airporter & Car Service LLC.
  • Hillsboro Airporter accepts cash or credit card for payment. Parents can call Hillsboro Airporter with a credit card to pay for their student’s fare.
  • Hillsboro Airporter has 24/7 service. It will work with students and their families, putting students together to lower the cost of the fare.

Other options for transportation can be found on this website. Questions? Contact the Office of Student Life (jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2316).

Enjoy fellowship and a delicious meal at October’s staff lunch on Oct. 16

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

On behalf of the Staff Development Committee, we would like to invite you to this month’s staff lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at noon in Canyon Commons 101 and 102.

We would love to have you join us for fellowship and a delicious meal! This month we welcome Craig Inglesby, director of the Bridge Network. The cost is $3 cash, check, debit or credit. Please RSVP by 5 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 12.

RSVP here if you plan to attend

See you there!

Be aware of FoxTALE unavailability this morning for two hours

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) this morning (Wednesday), for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

During this update, 2018 Summer course sites will be hidden from student view.

If you want to make any of the 2018 Summer course sites visible to students, from the course home page:

  •  Go to “Action Menu” then click “Edit settings”
  •  Look for the “Visible” setting
  • Change “Hide” back to “Show”
  • Click “Save Changes” at the bottom

Visit the FoxTALE for Faculty webpage for a list of guides and resources.

Questions? Email servicedesk@georgefox.edu or call 503-554-2569.

– Your Educational Technology Team

Schedule an appointment with the Health and Counseling Center to get your flu shot

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Flu shots now available at the Health and Counseling Center for only $20 (check or cash only). Come by anytime Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to get your flu shot. There is no charge for students with PacificSource student health insurance.

Call 503-554-2340 to schedule an appointment.

Know of children who would enjoy acting in a student film?

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Have or know a kid who loves being outdoors? Are they interested in acting? Want to have a free meal?

Our senior thesis student film is in need of child actors from ages 6 to 13 to act in a small part of our film. We will be filming the morning (9 a.m. to noon) of Saturday, Oct. 13. Meals will be provided. Location will be decided soon.

For more information, please contact Ashlyn at aeperjesi16@georgefox.edu.

Looking for a job? Apply to be a commuter assistant for spring semester

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Commuter Life is hiring a commuter assistant who will focus on large-event programming for the spring 2019 semester. If you are interested in working to build authentic relationships among commuters, consider applying to be a commuter assistant. Commuter assistants will help plan programs, build relationships, and care for commuter students.

This position requires six to eight hours per week during the spring 2019 semester. The application for this position is due Friday, Oct. 26, at 11:55 p.m.. Visit Handshake and look for “#2030797 Commuter Assistant – Large Events Programmer” if you would like to apply or learn more.

*Please Note: A complete application requires two completed reference forms by Friday, Oct. 26. The Handshake posting has more information.

Any questions should be directed to Kristi Welker, director of Commuter Life, at kwelker@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2308.

Faculty, please let your students know about this opportunity.