Intramural sign-ups are now available

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Sign-ups for both flag football and volleyball are now available online or on the REC-IT app. If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact JJ Lacey at jlacey13@georgefox.edu.

Open to both students and employees!

Bruin Den hosts grand reopening Monday

Friday, August 26th, 2016

The Bruin Den will reopen on Monday, Aug. 29! Coffee will be hot and the grill will be ready for orders at 8 a.m. Stop by and see us!

Information for Commuters about Student Life Resources

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Copies of the Student Life Resources brochure will be available in the Foxhole starting next week.

Information found in this brochure:

  • Living on campus
  • Lifestyle standards and values
  • Community policies
  • Campus housing policies

Resources found in the brochure:

Please contact the Office of Student Life if you have any questions or need assistance in any way.

studentlife@georgefox.edu
503-554-2310

Come watch football team compete in ‘Swim Olympics’ tonight

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Come watch the Bruin football team compete in the third annual Bruin football “Swim Olympics!” The program will begin at 9 p.m. at the Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center. Here are the events:

  • 100-yard medley relay
  • Trick dive
  • Belly flop
  • Synchronized swim

Questions? Contact Gabe Haberly at ghaberly@georgefox.edu.

Choir opportunities available for students, employees

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

We have four choirs at the university, and we would love to have you join us!

  • Returning students: Please email Danielle Warner (dwarner@georgefox.edu) if you are planning to be in a choir but are not currently registered for a course.
  • New students: All choir information can be found on the bulletin board outside Ross 208 along with the audition sign-up sheets. Please check it out!
  • Faculty and staff: The Master Chorus will be singing the Fauré Requiem on Saturday, Nov. 5. Please join us! Rehearsals will be held in Ross 208 on Tuesday nights, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., starting Sept. 6.

If you have questions, please contact me.

Thanks!
– Danielle Warner

Reminder: Mail Services hosts special hours

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Just a reminder that Mail Services will be open tomorrow (Saturday) for a limited time. From 1 to 4:30 p.m., you can pick up your packages. Mail Services will not be taking any outgoing packages.

Mail Services will also have special hours during the first week of school, when we will be available to serve you from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Richard Silver at 503-554-2551 or rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Thank you,
Mail Services

Mock introduces LACI series ‘Islam and the West’ Monday

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

All are welcome to the first Liberal Arts and Critical Issues presentation this Monday, Aug. 29, when Ron Mock, professor of politics and peace studies at George Fox, introduces this semester’s series in Hoover 105. The same presentation will be made from 5 to 6 p.m. and from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The theme for this semester’s LACI series is “Islam and the West.” For more information, contact Laurie Fair at lfair@georgefox.edu.

On-campus residents meet for all-area gatherings Monday night

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

On Monday, Aug. 29, all on-campus residents will have all-area gatherings to meet with their residence life staff. These will be at 9:15 p.m. after classes on the first day of classes.

Each residential are will be meeting in separate areas:

  • Houses/Apts North will meet in Wood-Mar Auditorium.
  • Houses/Apts West will meet in in Hoover 105.
  • Residential Area East will meet in Bauman Auditorium.
  • Pennington, Carey, Willcuts and Beebe Halls will meet in Lemmons 8.
  • Coffin and Edward Halls will meet in Robert Center 117.
  • Hobson, Macy and Sutton Halls will meet in Canyon Commons.

If you have any questions, ask your RA or your Area Coordinator (AC).

Anderson hosts ‘Turning of the Page’ session with ‘Saint John’s Bible’ today

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

At 4 p.m. today (Friday) Paul Anderson will lead a “Turning of the Page” session featuring Volume 6 of The Saint John’s Bible, the first major illuminated, hand-calligraphied Bible in more than 500 years. This event kicks off our second year with The Saint John’s Bible. Join us in the MLRC.

Questions? Contact Paul at panderso@georgefox.edu.

All are welcome!

Van reservations now only done via email

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Van reservations will now only be accepted via email. There has been some confusion when reservations have been taken over the phone. We are now requiring student groups to have written approval before making reservations.

Exceptions will be given for same-day reservations. Cancellations can be submitted via email or phone. Please send all van reservations to Debby O’Kelley at dokelley@georgefox.edu or Dixie Downey at ddowney@georgefox.edu.

Thank you,
– Plant Services (ext. 2011)

Jazz Ensemble info meeting is Monday in Ross 210

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Interested in playing in the university’s Jazz Ensemble this year? Come learn more at an informational meeting on Monday, Aug. 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Ross 210. You’ll hear about auditions and all of the great performances planned for the year!

Questions? Contact Nathanael Ankeny at nankeny@georgefox.edu.

What are you interested in listening to on KFOX radio station?

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

What are you interested in listening to on the university’s own KFOX radio station? We’d like to find out! Take a couple minutes to let us know by taking this survey.

Thanks!

Custodial student employee positions still available this fall

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Are you still looking for a job? Do you like cleaning?

Custodial Services still has lots of positions available in a variety of locations, from dorms to public houses to large public buildings.

Job requirements/details:

  • You must be able to work two hours per day Monday through Friday.
  • For most positions you must be willing to work from 6 to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday.
  • You will receive individual training for your assigned area from the supervisor of that building.
  • You must be a self-starter, dependable and trustworthy.
  • At times, you may need to work unsupervised.

If this sounds like a job you would like to do, email Laurie or Dwayne at llorenzen@georgefox.edu or dastlefo@georgefox.edu and we will send you the Placement Questionnaire for you to fill out. Once we have placed you in a position you will be notified that there is additional paperwork ready for you to sign at Plant Services.

Audition for fall comedy ‘Blithe Spirit’ this Wednesday

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Theatre auditions for this fall’s comedy, Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, are happening next week! Here is the info …

When

  • General audition: Wednesday, Aug. 31, 7 to 10 p.m.
  • First callbacks: Thursday, Sept. 1, 7 to 10 p.m.
  • Second callbacks: Friday, Sept. 2, 7 to 10 p.m.

What

  • General audition: 90-second comic monologue (fully prepared and memorized)
  • Callbacks: cold readings

Where: Wood-Mar Auditorium

What do to

  • Sign up for an audition time slot for your general audition on the theatre call board in Lemmons.

Questions? Contact Rhett Luedtke, professor of theatre, for more information at rluedtke@georgefox.edu.

SpIL’s Outreach Ministries in need of drivers

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

SpIL’s Outreach Ministries (James Project, Urban Outreach, Embrace, etc.) are all in need of drivers this year! If you’re 21 years of age or older and willing to drive a university van, or any age and willing to drive a personal vehicle for any of these ministries, please contact Zack Tewksbury at ZTewksbury14@georgefox.edu.

Fitness Center hours announced

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Starting this Monday, Aug. 29, the Wheeler Fitness Center will begin its school-year hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1-7 p.m.

Hope to see you all in the gym!

Interested in singing in a choir this fall?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

We have four choirs at the university, and we would love to have you join us!

  • Returning students: Please email Danielle Warner (dwarner@georgefox.edu) if you are planning to be in a choir but are not currently registered for a course.
  • New students: All choir information can be found on the bulletin board outside Ross 208 along with the audition sign-up sheets. Please check it out!
  • Faculty and staff: The Master Chorus will be singing the Fauré Requiem on Saturday, Nov. 5. Please join us! Rehearsals will be held in Ross 208 on Tuesday nights, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., starting Sept. 6.

If you have questions, please contact me.

Thanks!
– Danielle Warner

City conducts water meter tests this Tuesday

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The city of Newberg has notified us they will be performing water meter testing on campus throughout the day on Tuesday, Aug. 30. During the test, which may last 15 to 30 minutes, your water flow may be reduced or it may be off completely.

This interruption of service will affect all buildings and living areas at some point throughout the day. Sorry for this inconvenience.

– Plant Services

Need Microsoft Office on your computer?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Need Microsoft Office on your computer? Want to get it for free?

Office 365 provides Microsoft Office for PC and Mac computers and selected mobile devices for as long as you are a George Fox student. Go to the Office 365 Login page and login with your GFU email address and password. You will be provided with the most recent version of Office that will work with your operation system. You can install one or all of the following: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote.

Questions? Contact the IT Service Desk at servicedesk@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2569.

All invited to daily morning prayer weekdays in Hoover 250

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The faculty of the College of Christian Studies invites the campus community to join them for daily morning prayer weekdays, from 8 to 8:15 a.m., in Hoover 250.

Prayer format will alternate between liturgical and unprogrammed, with various members of the CCS faculty providing leadership. Come as often as your schedule allows. All are welcome.

Questions? Contact Paula Hampton at phampton@georgefox.edu.