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.

Want to work on campus? The Bruin Store is hiring!

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

The Bruin Store is looking for a few capable individuals to join our team. Here are the strengths we are looking for in our employees:

  • Flexible availability
  • Self-motivating, high functioning and task oriented
  • Retail experience is preferred but not required

The Bruin Store is operated by Follett Higher Education Group. We pay minimum wage ($10.75 per hour). Since we are not work-study, hours per week is not limited.

If you are interested, apply here.

For more information, contact Michael Simmons (msimmons@georgefox.edu).

Thank you and Go Bruins!

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.

Need a job? The Bruin Store is hiring!

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

The Bruin Store is looking for a few capable individuals to join our team. Here are the strengths we are looking for in our employees:

  • Flexible availability
  • Self-motivating, high functioning and task oriented
  • Retail experience is preferred but not required

The Bruin Store is operated by Follett Higher Education Group. We pay minimum wage ($10.75 per hour). Since we are not work-study, hours per week is not limited.

If you are interested, apply here.

For more information, contact Michael Simmons (msimmons@georgefox.edu).

Thank you and Go Bruins!

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.

Make plans to attend fall comedy ‘The Government Inspector’

Monday, October 8th, 2018

The George Fox theatre department opens its fall comedy The Government Inspector next 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!

Swing by biology department to adopt a goldfish

Monday, October 8th, 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.

University community invited to sociologist’s presentation Oct. 18

Monday, October 8th, 2018

The sociology department invites the university community to a special presentation on Thursday, Oct. 18, as Mieke Thomeer from the University of Alabama at Birmingham speaks from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in EHS 102. She will present her research on the positive and negative dynamics of family relationships with health. Thomeer has a unique perspective on the field of study as a Christian, which she will also share.

Earlier in the day, sociology majors and minors are invited as Thomeer discusses her studies in medical sociology, its applications, and its usefulness to the medical field. The morning event will be in Roberts 117 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and a light brunch will be provided. (Brunch! You heard right.) Please RSVP for the brunch by clicking on this link.

FoxTALE undergoing maintenance for two hours tomorrow morning

Monday, October 8th, 2018

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

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

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

– Your Educational Technology Team

Need a flu shot? Schedule an appointment with the Health and Counseling Center

Monday, October 8th, 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.

All invited to Fall Faculty Lecture and Richter Student Scholars Symposium Oct. 16

Monday, October 8th, 2018

All are invited to the Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture on TuesdayOct. 16, at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. Our featured speaker will be Professor of Music Brent Weaver, recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship.

Brent will examine the underlying cognitive structures that our brains perceive, which contribute to our emotional and spiritual enjoyment of music. He will show how a composer can play with those structures to move listeners, using examples from many styles of music.

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter student scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. George Fox students will present their research projects in a conversational poster format.

Both events are sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee. Refreshments will be served.

It’s time to file next year’s FAFSA

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

If you are planning to attend college next fall, now is the time to complete your 2019-20 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), currently available at fafsa.gov. The FAFSA will require your 2017 income information, so no need to wait until spring to file.

Questions? Contact the financial aid office at 503-554-2302 or email finaid@georgefox.edu.

Join us on the quad tonight to pray for indigenous community

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Join us for a time of prayer on the quad, tonight (Monday) at 7 p.m. for the indigenous community and for reconciliation to begin where difficult history, experiences and disparities still separate so many native and non-native peoples.

Tonight: Ambassador Harriet Isom shares about her experiences abroad

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

All are to view selections from the Harriet Isom Collection: “Vignettes of the Dani and Tuareg Peoples.” This exhibition will feature selections of photographs, art objects and cultural artifacts representing the Dani people group of New Guinea and the Tuareg people of Niger.

Ambassador Isom will give a public lecture on the exhibit and her time with these people groups tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m. at the Chehalem Cultural Center ballroom. A reception to open the exhibit follows at 7 p.m. in the Hoover lobby.

Isom was a career foreign service officer from 1961 to 1996, assigned to embassies in Asia and Africa. During her last decade in the Foreign Service, she served as U.S. Ambassador to Laos, Benin and Cameroon.

Questions? Contact Penny Martin (pmartin@georgefox.edu).

All invited to attend Fall Justice Conference with special guest Curtis Acosta

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Peace & Justice welcomes Curtis Acosta to campus on Monday, Oct. 15from 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.

FoxTALE maintenance scheduled for Oct. 10

Friday, October 5th, 2018

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, Oct. 10, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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

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

– Your Educational Technology Team