Mail Services serves as drop site for all Oregon ballots

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Arrangements have been made with the Yamhill County Elections Office for Mail Services to serve as a drop site for all Oregon ballots. 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, email Linda Sartwell at lsartwel@georgefox.edu.

Thanks,
University Mail Services

Care to share games or stories from your culture?

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

During Cultural Celebration Week (Nov. 10-14), we would like to invite students of different cultural backgrounds/ethnicity to share some of your stories or games!

Monday evening, Nov. 10, will be storytelling and Thursday evening, Nov. 13, will be a showcase of games. Contact Louis Liu at lliu11@georgefox.edu if you’d like to show what your culture is about!

‘The Loudest Dance You’ve Never Heard’

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Come experience a new way of dancing on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 8:30 p.m. in the library. Instead of dancing with a regular sound system, everyone listens on wireless headphones. “The Loudest Dance You’ve Never Heard” is powered by Silent Storm and sponsored by Nerds and Geeks United. Wireless headphones will be provided for use at the dance.

Buy your ticket for $1 today (Friday) between 11:30 and 2 p.m. in the Bruin Den 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.

Questions? Please contact Michael Wegener at mwegener13@georgefox.edu.

‘Faith and Work’ panel event scheduled for Nov. 7

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

A panel of three professionals will share how their Christian faith intersects with and impacts their work at a “Faith and Work” session, sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute, next Friday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in Hoover 105. Chapel credit is available for students.

Questions? Contact Noah Ramsey Smith at smithn13@georgefox.edu.

BlueZone Store closes early on Friday

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The BlueZone Store will be finalizing its midyear inventory on Friday, Oct. 31, and will close at 2 p.m. The store will reopen on Monday, Nov. 3, with regular hours.

Urban Outreach serves tonight in Portland, Salem

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Urban Outreach is tonight (Thursday)! We invite you to come and serve alongside us in Portland and Salem, where we will share a meal and develop relationships with those that live outside.

We will meet outside the ASC offices at 5:30 p.m. and go from there. Hope to see you there!

Please contact Mikayla Greenwell (mgreenwell12@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Portland Youth Philharmonic performs in Bauman Monday

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The Portland Youth Philharmonic will perform a preview concert opening their 91st season in Bauman Auditorium on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. There is no admission charge and seating is general.

Th program includes Richard Wagner’s Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Gotterdamerung; Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances; and Norman Leyden’s Serenade for Strings.

Greenroom meets in Foxhole tonight

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Join us for Greenroom tonight (Thursday)! We’ll be having a special Greenroom in the Foxhole at 9:45 p.m.! Thereafter, all remaining Greenroom events will be held in the Cap and Gown Room.

Please join us for worship in song!

Alumna from Afghanistan shares this Monday night

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The campus community is invited to the next installment of the “Islam and the West” Liberal Arts and Critical Issues series this Monday, Nov. 3, in Hoover 105. The session runs from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and features alumna Suhila Haidary, who will speak on the topic “Trapped in the Crossfire: Women and Children Under the Taliban.”

Haidary was a child of 6 when the Taliban took over Afghanistan. She will share on the experience of women and children during and after Taliban rule, highlighting the artificial divisions and injustices created by radical Islamist rule. The same session is presented from 5 to 6 p.m.; however, it is recommended that the general public attend the evening session, if possible.

Questions? Contact Paul Otto at ext. 2676 or potto@georgefox.edu.

Interested in Spring Fashion Show?

Wednesday, October 29th, 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. The show will be on Friday, March 13, in the Edwards-Holman Science Center’s Atrium.

Please enroll in Fashion Show Production (ARTD 485 A). We will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m.

Interested? Please contact Rachel Wittreich at rwittreich12@georgefox.edu or Eileen Celentano at ecelentano@georgefox.edu.

Latino Heritage Club hosts Spoken Word Night tonight

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The Latino Heritage Club welcomes you to join us tonight (Thursday) from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Chehalem Cultural Center for our monthly Spoken Word Night. In honor of El Dia de los Muertos, performers will be sharing pieces centered on the topics of “Life and Death.”

You won’t want to miss it! Questions? Contact Sandra Lopez at slopez11@georgefox.edu.

‘Golden Age of Mexican Cinema’ showcased Monday

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Join the Department of World Languages for a free, bilingual presentation on the “Golden Age of Mexican Cinema” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. this Monday, Nov. 3, in Stevens 208. The event will include a film screening of Ahi Esta El Detalle starring Cantinflas.

Questions? Contact Julio Bautista at jbautista11@georgefox.edu.

APA style workshop is this morning in Hoover 105

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Stressed out because you don’t know APA style for citations? A workshop today (Thursday) is for you. Sue O’Donnell, associate professor of psychology, will cover American Psychological Association citation and reference formatting, along with several guidelines for writing in APA style.

Join us from 10:50 to 11:40 a.m. in Hoover 105.

Campus tutoring and help sessions available

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Several departments offer formal tutoring, assistance from teacher’s assistants (TAs), or other forms of academic help. Below are several labs and help sessions available this fall.

  • Math Lab: Sunday through Thursday, 7-10 p.m., Lemmons 15
  • General Biology Open Review Lab: Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., EHS 202
  • General Biology Help Session: Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., EHS 217
  • Anatomy and Physiology (A&P): Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., EHS 203
  • Chemistry sessions (for all chemistry classes): Monday through Thursday, 7-9 p.m., EHS 325
  • GOB (General-Organic-Biochemistry)/Nursing Help Session: Mondays, 7-9 p.m., EHS 217
  • Chemistry (General and Organic) Help Sessions: Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., EHS 217
  • Bible Lab for Bible Survey/Old Testament: Call the Christian studies office at 503-554-2650 to set up an appointment
  • Business Lab: Mondays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., Lemmons 12. Check with the department for special review sessions.

If tutoring is not available from a lab, TA or professor, contact the ARC (the_arc@georgefox.edu, 503-554-2327) to see if one of the ARC consultants has relevant experience with the course or discipline. If so, an appointment can be made with the appropriate consultant.

Faculty, please let your students know about these resources.

‘Loudest Dance You’ve Never Heard’ is this Saturday

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 8:30 p.m. in the Murdock Resource Learning Center 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 one dollar between Oct. 27 and Oct. 31 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 smackenzie11@georgefox.edu.

LinkedIn workshops every Thursday in the Idea Center

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Are you interested in learning how to optimize your LinkedIn profile for specific positions you are interested in? Every Thursday, starting tomorrow Oct. 30, in the Idea Center from 5 to 6 p.m., there will be a workshop available to help you.

Questions? Please contact Jaclyn Simmons at jsimmons12@georgefox.edu.

Interested in a career in healthcare? Learn about MedSend tonight

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Are you pre-professional health bound? Learn how God is using MedSend healthcare professionals to bring physical and spiritual healing to the nations. One of MedSend’s primary activities is to offer student loan repayment grants to healthcare professionals who are headed for career healthcare mission service.

Come learn more about this amazing opportunity tonight (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. in EHS 102. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer McCollum at jmccollum@georgefox.edu.

Chapel is tonight in Bauman Auditorium

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Chapel is tonight (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. in the Bauman Auditorium. Come hear from Jamie Johnson as he continues our “Unfolding Life” series. He will preach from Matthew 8 on the cost of following Jesus. Chapel credit is available.

For more information, please visit spirituallife.georgefox.edu or email spirituallife@georgefox.edu.

Mental health is topic at symposium in EHS tomorrow

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

All students and employees are welcome to attend the second installment of the student life discussion series, Symposium: A Forum for Uncommon Conversations. Our topic for this week is “Stories of Struggle: Christians and Mental Health.”

Join us Thursday, Oct. 30, from 10:50 to 11:40 a.m. in EHS 102 to hear Bill Buhrow and Kris Kays share about mental health issues on our campus. We will also hear from a student about their personal experiences with mental health at Fox.

Elective chapel credit is available. Questions? Please contact Lizzy Riese at eriese11@georgefox.edu.

Student Loan Repayment workshops coming in November

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

If you received federal loans while attending George Fox, it is a federal requirement that you complete exit loan counseling. The financial aid office is offering workshops to all graduating students on loan repayment starting in November. The workshops will cover topics such as how to afford your loan payments, what to do if you can’t afford them, and loan forgiveness.

To view dates/times and sign up, visit this link.

Questions? Please contact Johanna Schweitzer at jschweitzer@georgefox.edu