Interested in helping Friendsview with a Harvest Festival?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Friendsview needs volunteers for a Harvest Festival on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.! They need help churning ice cream, helping with a dessert auction, and helping with hay rides! This will be a wonderful opportunity to interact with many of the residents at Friendsview and to serve them in a tangible way.

Contact Rebekah Harding at by Sunday if you would like to volunteer.

Student Concert is this Saturday, Oct. 25

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The second Student Concert of the year will be held this Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 to 11 p.m. in the Foxhole. Come listen to your fellow students as they perform covers and original songs!

Questions? Contact Moriah Kimmer at

Evening chapel is tonight

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Come hear from University Pastor Jamie Noling-Auth Wednesday (tonight) at 7 p.m. She will continue our “Unfolding Life” series as she preaches about three parables from the book of Matthew. Chapel will be in Bauman Auditorium. Chapel credit is available.

For more information, please visit or email

Interested in the Spring Fashion Show?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Interested in being involved with the George Fox Spring Fashion Show? If your answer is yes, we are looking for enthusiastic, accountable, and capable students. We need to fill leadership positions on our production team.

Please enroll in the Fashion Show Production ARTD 485 A. We will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. The show will be on Friday, March 13 in the EHS atrium.

Interested? Please contact Rachel Wittreich at or Eileen Celentano at

Q&A time with Peggy Fowler is today in Hoover 105

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Today (Wednesday) Peggy Fowler, former CEO of PGE, will be on campus meeting with students as part of the Executive and Residence Program.

At 11 a.m. in Hoover 105 is an interview and Q&A with Chris Meade, the dean of the College of Business. This is a awesome opportunity to hear from the former CEO of PGE. Any student who attends will be entered into a raffle to win one of four prizes, including a gift card to Chapters. Don’t miss out!

Mu Kappa Club meeting tonight after chapel

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Wednesday (tonight), right after evening chapel, the Mu Kappa Club will be hosting a game night at the International House with snacks. Feel free to come and bring a friend!

Questions? Please contact Jamie Whisler at

‘Loudest Dance You Never Heard’ tickets available

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 8:30 p.m. in the library for the “Loudest Dance You’ve Never Heard,” powered by Silent Storm and sponsored by Nerds and Geeks United!

Experience a new way of dancing, a silent dance! Instead of dancing with a regular sound system, everyone listens on wireless headphones. Buy your ticket for $1 up until Thursday, to be entered in a raffle for a pair of Beats Headphones! Only 400 tickets are available, so make sure to get your ticket early. Wireless headphones will be provided for use at the dance.

Questions? Contact Sarah MacKenzie at

Mole Day celebration is tomorrow

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Enjoy frosted “Periodic Table cookies” and our popular balloon explosions on Mole Day tomorrow (Thursday, Oct. 23)! What is Mole Day, you ask? A celebration of Avogadro’s famed number, 6.022 * 10^23, an SI conversion unit for atoms and molecules to moles!

Stop by anytime in the EHS Atrium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with balloon explosions scheduled for 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

Family Weekend is packed with events Oct. 24-25

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Join us for activities during Family Weekend Oct. 24-25! Registration and information will be located in the Stevens Center (Duke) Atrium from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

Here is a rundown of events …

Auxiliary Bazaar
Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (EHS)

St. John’s Bible Presentation
Friday, 2:30-5 p.m. (Stevens Center’s Duke Atrium) Cost: Free
Come see a work of art that unites an ancient Benedictine tradition with the technology and vision of today. Includes presentations by Brad Neary, a representative of the St. John’s Abbey/University-commissioned project, and George Fox Biblical Studies Professor Paul Anderson.

Fall Carnival
Friday, 5-8 p.m.
Come to the center of campus to enjoy fun and games at the fall carnival put on by the student government.

Fall Music Department Concert
Friday, 7:30 p.m. (Bauman Auditorium) Cost: Free
Enjoy vocal and instrumental performances by George Fox University’s Concert Choir and Symphonic Band as they debut the 2014-15 season.

Theatre Presentation: Twelfth Night
Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (Wood-Mar Auditorium) Cost: $12 (adult); $10 (alumni); $8 (child/senior); employees entitled to one complimentary ticket

Academic Open House: Major Discovery Event
Saturday, 10-11 a.m. (Hoover Academic Building)
Students and parents are invited to attend academic open houses to connect with department instructors and discover the possibilities of each major.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., (Le Shana Parking Lot)

Women’s Soccer vs. Pacific Lutheran
Saturday, 1 p.m. (Austin Sports Complex)

Football vs. Pacific
Saturday, 1 p.m. (Stoffer Family Stadium)

Volleyball vs. Willamette
Saturday, 7 p.m. (Wheeler Gym)

Family Bingo
Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (Klages Dining Hall) Cost: Adult – $9, Non-GFU students and children – $7, GFU Students – Free

Questions? Visit this link for the complete schedule and for registration information. You may also call Alumni and Parent Relations at 503-554-2134.

Alumni art exhibit opens in Lindgren Gallery Thursday

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The university community is invited to see the art exhibit “Abstract Studies of Nature,” featuring the work of alumni Jeni Nelson and Abbey Godwin Prevot, in the Lindgren Gallery. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday).

Donations needed for Saturday’s serve trip porch sale

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Have anything you’re looking to get rid of? Maybe a Halloween costume from last year? Or a piece of a costume? Or that shirt you’re too embarrassed to wear in public? Or that lamp that just doesn’t fit in your room? We want it all! Spiritual life is hosting a porch sale this Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Spiritual Life House and we would love your donations! Bring them by the house or email to have them picked up!

On the flip side, if you’re looking for a Halloween costume or that one thing that’s been missing from your life, come by the Spiritual Life House on Saturday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. We will find the perfect treasure for you. All proceeds will benefit our upcoming serve trips.

Sociology club hosts dinner, documentary and discussion night

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The Sociology Club is hosting a documentary night at the International House this Thursday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 9 p.m.! We’ll be watching Scottsboro: An American Tragedy. All students are welcome to join and learn about the case that started the Civil Rights Movement! There will be good food and good discussion as well.

Questions? Please contact Megan Reynolds at

Fall Escape registration available this week

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Registration for Fall Escape, Nov. 7-9, will be in available all week, Oct. 20 through Oct. 24, in the Bruin Den from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Escape the Newberg bubble with your friends for a weekend! The cost is $20. You will be provided a cabin on the Pacific Coast, workshops with Doreen Dodgen-Magee, and all the amenities that Twin Rocks Friends Camp has to offer for a weekend! Registration ends Thursday, Nov. 6. F

For more information, email Josh Garcia at

Mail Services serves as drop-off site for Oregon ballots

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Mail Services is an unofficial drop site for all Oregon ballots. Arrangements have been made with the Yamhill County Elections Office for us to offer this service. We accept any Oregon ballot (any county), and there is no postage necessary. The deadline for this drop-off site is 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4. All out-of-state ballots must be mailed with postage.

If you have questions, please email Linda Sartwell at

University Mail Services

Former PGE CEO Peggy Fowler speaks on Newberg campus today

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Peggy Fowler, former CEO of Portland General Electric Co. (PGE), will be on the university’s Newberg campus as part of the College of Business’ Executive in Residence Program. All are welcome to attend her presentation from 11 to 11:50 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Hoover 105. The title of her presentation is “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Life Lessons from a Transformational Leader.”

Fowler will give a public interview and allow time for Q&A. For more information, contact Jeff VandenHoek at

Excited about basketball season? Come to Midnight Madness

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Anyone else getting excited that basketball season is just around the corner? You can meet our men’s and women’s teams, enjoy free food and music, win some giveaways, watch dunk and 3-point contests and much more at Midnight Madness this Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10 p.m. in the gym.

We’re excited to kick off the basketball season. Come join us!

Dining room dinner hours change this Friday

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Dinner hours will change slightly this Friday, Oct. 24, due to Family Weekend events. Come join us in the Klages Dining Room for a “Taste of George Fox” from 5 to 7 p.m. We will be featuring several expo stations as well as a delicious turkey dinner and a variety of house-made desserts.

Interested in a professional health program after George Fox?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Are you interested in attending a professional health program after George Fox? Are you pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, pre-physical therapy or pre-pharmacy? Get informed on what it takes to get into a professional health program. The topics covered will include admission requirements, the application process and resources available to you at George Fox.

The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) in EHS 102. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer McCollum at

Blood drive returns to campus tomorrow

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The blood drive is back on campus from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday). To schedule an appointment, go to Sign in if you have a Red Cross account or register to create one.

You can find the George Fox blood drive using the ZIP code 97132 or sponsor code “GeorgeFox.” Click to schedule an appointment with either of the George Fox drives. We will have the blood drive bus and also host the drive in VAC 117.

Please remember to bring an ID on the day of the drive. Questions? Contact Shawn Fisher at

International Justice Mission meeting is tonight

Monday, October 20th, 2014

The International Justice Mission club invites you to join us for a meeting tonight (Tuesday) from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the International Center-Cultural House. The club raises awareness for human trafficking issues and promotes justice for the oppressed. We would love to see you there!

Questions? Please contact Annelise Koeth at