Mu Kappa Party

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Are you a missionary kid, third-culture kid, or would be interested in hearing about this group’s interesting and diverse experiences? If so, come to the Mu Kappa Club’s end-of-the-year party in the Sutton Cafe on Wednesday, April 16! This will go from 8 to 10 p.m.; please feel free to drop in and out whenever you can. There will be ice cream sundaes as well as other yummy desserts!

Questions? Please contact Carrie Gradin at cgradin12@georgefox.edu.

Remaining options for chapel credit

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The school year is coming to an end and all chapel credits are due by midnight on Saturday, April 26. Here are all of the remaining events for chapel credit!

Wednesday chapel opportunities:

  • April 16, 10:40 a.m.: Justine Haigh, associate professor of marketing; 7:30 p.m.: Stations of the Cross
  • April 23, 10:40 a.m.: Senior Testimonies/Teacher of the Year; 7:30 p.m.: All-campus End-of-the-Year Celebration with Sarah Baldwin, university pastor

Chapel elective opportunities:

  • Shalom: April 17 & 24, 9 p.m. in the Cap and Gown Room
  • Friday Worship: April 25, 10:40 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium
  • Contemplative Worship: April 18 & 25, 10:40 a.m. in the Prayer Chapel
  • International Chapel: April 18 & 25, 10:40 a.m. in the Cultural House
  • Community Garden Work Day: April 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the on-campus Community Garden
  • Voices of Praise Worship Night: April 26, 6 p.m. in the Cap and Gown Room

For more information on Chapel Elective Opportunities visit this link. Additional questions can be addressed to spirituallife@georgefox.edu.

Community Garden work day

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Join us this Saturday, April 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. for our final community garden work day. We will be doing some planting for the summer and enjoying community together! You can receive chapel elective credit for this event.

We will be discussing “Jesus in the Ground” and connections of gardening and this holy weekend of Christ’s resurrection. Hope to see you at the community garden behind Coffin.

Questions? Please contact Chrystal Colella at ccolella10@georgefox.edu.

Rock wall in gym will be closed Thursday

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The climbing wall in Wheeler Fitness Center will be closed Thursday, April 17.

Annual Communications Award Dinner is April 22

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Attention all Communication/Journalism Majors: Please join Lambda Pi Eta as they host the annual Communication Awards Dessert. Open to all Comm/Journalism Majors and minors. Mark it on your calendars now: Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. in  Minthorn 200.

Admission is free, and there will be games, prizes and dessert. The purpose of the Communication Awards Dessert is to recognize students’ hard work and induct Lambda Pi Eta members.

Questions? Please contact Bre Munsell at bmunsell10@georgefox.edu. Also contact Bre if you are interested in helping out with this event or if you are interested in being a part of Lambda Pi Eta as an officer.

Shalom hosts ‘Colored White’ panel this week

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

This Thursday, April 17, Shalom will host a “Colored White” panel. Students Jeannot Djanga, Hope Kenyon, Drew Miller, Carly Ewing and Area Coordinator Jonathan Morell will be answering questions about white privilege, white guilt, and how to develop positive white identities.

If you have questions that you would like to discuss during the panel, email Inclusion and Student Leadership Programs at islp@georgefox.edu by Wednesday at midnight.

We will begin at 9 p.m. in the Cap and Gown Room. Chapel Elective Credit is available for this event.

Two retirement celebrations planned for Dianna McIntyre

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Two retirement parties will be held to honor Dianna McIntyre. Please join us in celebrating her faithful and dedicated years of service to our community.

All university employees are invited to celebrate on Monday, April 21, in the Stevens Center (Duke) Atrium from 3 to 5 p.m. (please note, this is a different time than the previous Daily Bruin announcement listed).

All George Fox students (past and present) are invited to celebrate on Tuesday, April 22, in the International Center/Cultural House from 3 to 4 p.m. (sharing time will begin at 3:20 p.m.).

Throughout her career, Dianna has brought to her work professionalism, joyfulness and a love for Christ and people. Her interactions with our faculty, staff and students are always marked by thoroughness, balanced with sensitivity and warmth. She has a gift for engaging students and helping them to grow and develop in the gifts and abilities God has given them.

Dianna has served as the adviser for the International Student Club and has also mentored a number of our student leaders, modeling a life of living for Christ and doing one’s best. Hugs, laughs and prayer are all common experiences for students meeting with Dianna, allowing students to leave her office with a genuine sense of being affirmed and truly known.

Please join us in wishing Dianna well as she retires from the university!

Volunteers needed for canvassing event Saturday

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

We are in high need of volunteers. Erin Johnson’s SWRK 393 class is organizing an event for canvassing the Newberg and Dundee neighborhoods to raise awareness for the need for a new pool facility. Join us from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19.

Why should you participate?

  1. Snacks
  2. Free T-shirt
  3. Because you care about building communities

If you want to volunteer, please register at this link. If you want to know more about the cause, visit the website and “like” the Facebook page.

University closed on Good Friday

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The university’s offices, libraries and BlueZone Store will be closed this Friday, April 18, to observe Good Friday.

Wheeler Sports Center hours for Easter weekend

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Following are Easter weekend hours for the Wheeler Sports Center:

  • Friday, April 18 (Good Friday): Closed
  • Saturday, April 19: Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 20 (Easter): Closed

Senior Thesis presentations set for Wednesday in Hoover 105

Monday, April 14th, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend graphic design Senior Thesis presentations Wednesday, April 16, beginning at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. The seniors will share their portfolios and be available for questions regarding their work.

Mu Kappa Party set for Wednesday night

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Are you a missionary kid, third-culture kid, or would be interested in hearing about this group’s interesting and diverse experiences? If so, come to the Mu Kappa Club’s end-of-the-year party in the Sutton Cafe on Wednesday, April 16! This will go from 8 to 10 p.m.; please feel free to drop in and out whenever you can. There will be ice cream sundaes as well as other yummy desserts!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact:
Carrie Gradin, cgradin12@georgefox.edu
Jamie Whisler, jwhisler12@georgefox.edu
Bree Thomas, bthomas13@georgefox.edu

Extra graduation tickets?

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Fellow seniors: As our final semester winds down, I’m sure we are all busy with final projects and graduation plans. On that note, I am desperately in need of about 15 extra graduation tickets and hope some of you will be able to help me out!

There are baked goods, a coffee, or even a small amount of monetary compensation per ticket up for grabs!

Please e-mail me, Alyssa Asdell, at aasdell11@gmail.com if you have extra tickets for the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. Thank you!

Community Garden work day is Saturday

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Join us this Saturday, April 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. for our final community garden work day. We will be doing some planting for the summer and enjoying community together! You can receive chapel elective credit for this event. We will be discussing “Jesus in the Ground” and connections of gardening and this holy weekend of Christ’s resurrection. Hope to see you at the community garden behind Coffin!

Questions? Please contact Crystal Colella at ccolella10@georgefox.edu.

Website provides info on volunteer opportunities

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Find ways to give back to your community! We have spiritual life- and community-based volunteer opportunities available on our website. If you are looking to positively impact your community and gain valuable experience, check out the possibilities at this link or on Facebook at facebook.com/CommunityBridge2013.

Fun diaper-packaging party planned on Monday

Monday, April 14th, 2014

The social work MACRO class is organizing a diaper-packaging party to support impoverished families in Yamhill County. You are free to join us from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 21, in the Cap and Gown Room.

Working on behalf of the organization Healthy Families, we are creating a night you can come and watch a movie, eat pizza and package diapers for the families living in our county who cannot afford them! How fun and heartwarming is that?

So please come and bring friends. Let’s come together for food, conversation and for the families who need help.

Questions? Contact Micah Schuler at micah.e.schuler@gmail.com.

ARC is booked; please cancel appointments you can’t make

Monday, April 14th, 2014

This week the Academic Resource Center’s schedule is full; we have no availability. If you need an appointment, consider coming to the ARC when you have time for a consultation. Possibly a consultant’s schedule will have cleared, and he or she can meet with you.

If you have an appointment but no longer need it or cannot meet during your scheduled time, please cancel your appointment to make the time available for others.

Questions? Write the_arc@georgefox.edu.

Panel will discuss white ethnicity in Shalom Thursday

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Come join us in the Cap and Gown Room at 9 p.m. this Thursday, April 17, for the “Colored White Panel” during Shalom.

The panel will focus on informing white students about white privilege, white guilt (how to move away from this mind-set), and white ethnic identity development.

If you have questions that you would like to discuss during the panel, email Inclusion and Student Leadership Programs at islp@georgefox.edu by Wednesday at midnight. We will review the questions and choose some to ask during the panel.

Questions? Contact Aby Cordova at acordova10@georgefox.edu.

Spring Formal tickets go on sale today

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Spring formal tickets go on sale today (Tuesday)! Tickets will be $5 for pre-sale and $7 at the door. You can buy them outside of the ASC offices starting at 11:30 a.m.

For more information and/or questions, contact Sarah MacKenzie at smackenzie11@georgefox.edu.

Applications for May Term/Summer housing due April 25

Monday, April 14th, 2014

If you are interested in May Term or summer housing, please submit an application to the student life office by Friday, April 25. To be considered for on-campus housing during this time, students need to meet one of the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in May Term classes
  • Working full time (40 hours per week) for the university as a summer employee
  • Participating in research as a summer research scholar

Please refer to the 2014 Summer Housing Application for additional details. These are available online or in the student life office.

If you have questions, please stop by or call the student life office (ext. 2310) or email housing@georgefox.edu.