Author Geoffrey Moore speaks on Newberg campus July 8

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Geoffrey Moore, an author, speaker and advisor who has written a million-selling book and advises high-tech enterprises that include Microsoft, Intel and Salesforce, will speak on the George Fox campus on Friday, July 8. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free.

Moore’s life’s work has focused on the market dynamics surrounding disruptive innovations. In addition to writing three books (Crossing the Chasm, The Gorilla Game and Inside the Tornado), Moore’s most recent endeavor, Escape Velocity, addresses the challenge large enterprises face when they seek to add a new line of business to their established portfolio.

Join us from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Lemmons 8. Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey at amcconaughey@georgefox.edu.

University community invited to take part in Global Leadership Summit

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

George Fox employees and students are invited to attend the Global Leadership Summit sponsored by the Willow Creek Association on Aug. 11-12. WCA’s annual world-class leadership event will be broadcast from the Willow Creek campus to participating churches around the globe.

A special discounted rate of $89 is available for all college and university faculty and students. Please contact Newberg Christian Church (503-538-3014; newbergcc.org) for more information. The church is located at 2315 Villa Road.

Show courtesy to guests when parking today

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Please be considerate of our guests for Summer Visit Day today (Friday) by avoiding parking in the Hoover and Stevens parking lots. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kelly Friesen at kfriesen@georgefox.edu or ext. 2248.

Come pick up your lost and found items

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Our wonderful custodians have been hard at work deep-cleaning all of the residences since school let out, and they have been bringing copious amounts of left-behind items to the lost and found, including clothing, kitchenware, cleaning supplies, a backpack, a rug runner, a scooter, long mirror, and various other things.

Many of these items came from the Lewis Apartments, Winters Apartments, Carey 2, Brandt (men’s side), etc. Now that you’ve unpacked, did you leave anything behind in those residences? If so, please contact security to describe your left-behind item(s), as most are tagged with where they were found.

Claimed items will only be kept until the first week of school, and the unclaimed items will be donated to charitable causes soon due to lack of space, so please call 503-554-2090 or email Nadine Kincaid at nkincaid@georgefox.edu to describe your left-behind item(s).

Be considerate of guests when parking tomorrow

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Please be considerate of our guests for Summer Visit Day tomorrow (Friday) by avoiding parking in the Hoover and Stevens parking lots. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kelly Friesen at kfriesen@georgefox.edu or ext. 2248.

Accounts Payable Year-End Deadlines

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Fiscal-year-end 2015/2016 is quickly approaching, and the finance department would appreciate your help in ensuring a smooth and timely year-end close. Please review and note the following deadlines for accounts payable requests:

1. Submission of the following FY2015/2016 requests must be received by the finance department on or before July 8, 2016:

  • Check Requests
  • Invoices
  • Expense Reimbursement Requests
  • Petty Cash Logs for expenses through June 30, 2016, only

2. All Cash Advance Requests for FY2015/2016 expenses must be received by the finance department on or before June 13, 2016.

Please refer to the “Fiscal Year-End Deadlines & Procedures” page on the finance department website for additional details.

Please contact Jennifer Klapp (jklapp@georgefox.edu or ext. 2170) with any year-end accounts payable questions.

Thank you!
The Finance Team

Be considerate of Summer Visit Day guests when parking Friday

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Please be considerate of our guests for Summer Visit Day this Friday, June 24, by avoiding parking in the Hoover and Stevens parking lots. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kelly Friesen at kfriesen@georgefox.edu or ext. 2248.

Meal plan information for fall 2016

Monday, June 20th, 2016

The meal plan form in MyGFU is now ready for undergraduates to select their meal plan for the fall 2016 semester.

Details about the meal plan policies can be found on this Meal Plan Options web page.

In order to have the meal plan charge listed correctly on the first billing cycle, students should choose their meal plan by Monday, June 27, 2016. However, students may make changes to their meal plan up to Sept. 9, prior to the end of the “add/drop” period.

Please contact Jere Witherspoon in the student life office if you have any questions regarding the meal plan. She can be reached at jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2316.

End-of-Year Reminder for Deposits and Petty Cash Reconciliations

Monday, June 20th, 2016

End-of-the-fiscal-year deposits to be included in this year’s budget must be in finance no later than July 1, 2016. Checks dated prior to June 30 must be deposited in the current fiscal year.

Please look around your desks and file cabinets to see if there are any lingering items that need to go to the bank. If you are taking vacation during the July 4 holiday, please send your deposits over before you leave. If you should have any questions about deposits, please contact Heather Groenlund at ext. 2173.

Final petty cash reconciliations for this fiscal year are due in finance no later than July 8, 2016. Please remember to submit all receipts, cash and reconciliation reports before this deadline. If you will be taking vacation over the July 4 holiday, please plan ahead and send these over before you leave. If you have questions about petty cash protocols, please contact Jen Klapp at ext. 2170.

Football camps coming to campus

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Coaches John Bates and Ken Ingram are running three football camps this summer. The first is a day camp for youth football this week (June 20-23), with a Monday check-in at Duke.

The second camp is an overnight team camp with about 150 high school students (June 26-29), with check-in scheduled for Sunday in Wheeler at 10 a.m.

Finally, we expect about 50 high school students for the third football camp, an overnight individual skills camp (June 30-July 1). Check-in will be Monday in Duke at 9 a.m.

Meal plan information for fall 2016

Friday, June 17th, 2016

The meal plan form in MyGFU is now ready for undergraduates to select their meal plan for the fall 2016 semester.

Details about the meal plan policies can be found on this Meal Plan Options web page.

In order to have the meal plan charge listed correctly on the first billing cycle, students should choose their meal plan by Monday, June 27, 2016. However, students may make changes to their meal plan up to Sept. 9, prior to the end of the “add/drop” period.

Please contact Jere Witherspoon in the student life office if you have any questions regarding the meal plan. She can be reached at jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2316.

Free tickets still available to see environmental activist Bill McKibben

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

The university’s international studies program has a limited number of free tickets to hear Bill McKibben, environmental activist and founder of 350.org, speak as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Speakers Series tonight (Thursday). The presentation begins at 7 p.m. at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (1037 S.W. Broadway).

If you are interested in obtaining a ticket, please contact Gina Miller at gmiller@georgefox.edu to arrange ticket pick-up (tickets must be picked up on campus).

Please don’t park in the visitor rows

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Staff and summer student employees: Just a reminder that the visitor rows are to be kept open for our numerous visitors to campus during the summer. Please park elsewhere in the lots so that our visitors feel welcome when they arrive.

Thanks!

Tryouts are open for cheer and stunt team

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The Bruin cheer and stunt team is hosting tryouts on campus through July 11 and is accepting video tryouts for students who don’t live nearby. If you’re interested in joining the team for the 2016-17 year, contact head coach Michelle Berg (mberg@georgefox.edu) for tryout requirements and more information.

If you have a background in dance, gymnastics and/or cheer, we’d love to hear from you!

Prayer time for Orlando set aside today in Prayer Chapel

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

In light of last weekend’s tragedy in Orlando, the university pastors would like to invite our community to come together for an informal time of prayer from 11:30 a.m. to noon today (Wednesday) in the prayer chapel on the Newberg campus.

Free tickets available to hear environmental activist Bill McKibben

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The university’s international studies program has a limited number of free tickets to hear Bill McKibben, environmental activist and founder of 350.org, speak as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Speakers Series tomorrow (Thursday). The presentation begins at 7 p.m. at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (1037 S.W. Broadway).

If you are interested in obtaining a ticket, please contact Gina Miller at gmiller@georgefox.edu to arrange ticket pick-up (tickets must be picked up on campus).

Accounts Payable Year-End Deadlines

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Fiscal-year-end 2015/2016 is quickly approaching, and the finance department would appreciate your help in ensuring a smooth and timely year-end close. Please review and note the following deadlines for accounts payable requests:

1. Submission of the following FY2015/2016 requests must be received by the finance department on or before July 8, 2016:

  • Check Requests
  • Invoices
  • Expense Reimbursement Requests
  • Petty Cash Logs for expenses through June 30, 2016, only

2. All Cash Advance Requests for FY2015/2016 expenses must be received by the finance department on or before June 13, 2016.

Please refer to the “Fiscal Year-End Deadlines & Procedures” page on the finance department website for additional details.

Please contact Jennifer Klapp (jklapp@georgefox.edu or ext. 2170) with any year-end accounts payable questions.

Thank you!
The Finance Team

Flags lowered in respect of Orlando shooting victims

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The campus flags will be lowered to half-staff through sunset on Thursday, June 16, as a mark of respect for the victims of the act of hatred and terror perpetrated on Sunday, June 12, in Orlando, Fla.

A proclamation announced by President Barack Obama can be viewed at this link.

Print Services’ Point of Sale software is coming

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The long-awaited Point of Sale software is almost here! On Friday, July 1, the Office of Print Services will be going live with a new method of accepting jobs. You will now be able to send jobs to Print Services via web-to-print.

The web-based software will have all printing options for you to choose from. This web link will give you a sneak peek at the site; you will need to log in with your George Fox user name and password. More information will follow as the launch date draws near.

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

Please bring ‘found’ iPhone to security office

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Security has been in contact with the owner of a phone that was left behind at Washington Square Mall Thursday night, and has now been tracked to the university. If you found that phone, please bring it to the security office as soon as possible so that it can be returned to the owner.

Thank you!

– Nadine Kincaid (nkincaid@georgefox.edu)