Join in on Craig Taylor’s farewell reception this Sunday

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Join us to celebrate Craig Taylor as he retires after 43 years of leadership and service to George Fox University.

This open-house reception will be held in Canyon Commons on Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m.

There will be cards available at the reception if you would like to write him a note. If you would prefer to send a greeting card or photos of Craig, please email them to Patty Findley (pfindley@georgefox.edu) or mail them to 414 N. Meridian St. #6149 Newberg, OR 97132.

Here this summer? Consider joining the Community Garden

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Sticking around for the summer? Want some healthy, local, organic produce? Want to get to know some Newberg community members and other George Fox students, faculty and staff? Stop by the community garden! Individual plots and communal gardening options are available. (Going on Juniors Abroad? Feel free to stop by when you return.)

We’ll be gardening together on Saturdays in May from 1 to 3 p.m., and continuing throughout the summer on a weekday to be determined. Stop by to check it out, or sign up for the whole summer. The membership fee is $10/student or $15/George Fox staff, faculty or community member. The garden is located on the corner of Crestview and Villa roads.

Want to be involved but can’t make it on Saturdays in May? Want to hear about future garden gatherings? Email Cherice Bock (cbock@georgefox.edu) to be put on the email list.

Please vacate these lots for restriping work

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Now that the weather is more consistently dry, Plant Services personnel will be busy restriping several lots around campus. These three lots will be restriped on Thursday and Friday of this week: the Pennington lot just east of the Stevens Center, the HMS lot just east of the Lewis Apartments, and the Macy lot just east of Macy Hall.

Please vacate these lots for Thursday and Friday if you normally park there. They should be fine to use on Monday.

Come wish Sarah Taylor well at farewell reception on May 22

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Come say farewell to Sarah Taylor and celebrate her wonderful time of service she has given to George Fox. Stop by the student life office on Monday, May 22, between 2 and 3:30 p.m. for an open-house gathering to say goodbye to Sarah and let her know how much she will be missed.

Questions? Contact Jenny Zaganiacz (jzaganiacz@georgefox.edu).

Reminder: PT clinic is open all summer

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

The physical therapy department is excited to announce that our PT clinic is open all summer long, Monday through Friday, to serve your needs.

We are a participating provider for Regence and offer self-pay options for those not on Regence. Our pro-bono clinic is available this summer as well.

Please call Li-Zandre at 503-554-2479 with any questions. Have a great summer!

Openings still available for First Aid/CPR/AED classes this summer

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Employees and students: Summer is a great time to get trained in First Aid/CPR/AED! We would love for every department to have somebody trained in these skills. There are still a few openings in the following classes, and each class is split into two morning sections from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to allow ample time to practice your newly learned skills.

Sign-ups and payment are on the Security Services website, and the cost is just $45. Each class must have a minimum of four people to hold the class, and the two-day classes cap at eight people. Grab your friends and coworkers and sign up soon, as they are first-come, first-served!

  • June 12-13
  • June 28-29
  • July 11-12
  • July 27-28

Contact Senior Training Officer Mark Stone at 503-554-2090 or mstone@georgefox.edu if you have any questions, or if you need the BLS class for healthcare professionals, which is different from these classes.

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day today in Bruin Den

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Chocolate-dipped chocolate-chip shortbread anyone? We’re celebrating National Chocolate Chip Day in the Bruin Den today (Monday) with a delicious house-made treat for just $1.75. Add an ice cold glass of milk for only $1 more and you’ve got the perfect snack.

See you there!

Civil engineering candidate presents lecture today in EHS

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Please join us to hear our civil engineering candidate, Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, as she presents her faculty lecture on “Intelligent Control Methodologies for Vibration Control of Building & Bridge Structures.”

The presentation is set from 11 a.m. to noon today (Friday) in EHS 102. Please feel free to join us!

Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey (amcconaughey@georgefox.edu).

Bruin Den’s nutritional info now available on website

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Nutritional information for items served in the Bruin Den is available now on our website: georgefox.cafebonappetit.com.

After you select “Bruin Den” from the left-most drop-down menu labeled “Cafes,” scroll down to the “Breakfast Specials” or “Lunch Specials” and access the information by clicking the links “View additional breakfast/lunch favorites” and “View breakfast/lunch condiments and extras” under their respective headers. Then simply click the nutritional information link under the menu item of interest and see a complete breakdown for that item.

While you’re on our website, why not sign up for menu mail and have daily menus and specials delivered directly to your inbox? You can do so by clicking the menu mail button in the top-right corner of the page, entering your preferred email address, selecting which cafes you want to receive menus from, then clicking “Subscribe.”

Be considerate of Genesis guests when parking today

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The undergraduate admissions office is welcoming its incoming class for Genesis! Please be considerate of our guests by avoiding parking in the Hoover/Stevens parking lots today (Friday, May 12).

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kelly Friesen at kfriesen@georgefox.edu or ext. 2248.

Please avoid parking in Hoover and Stevens lots today and tomorrow

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

The undergraduate admissions office is getting ready to welcome its incoming class for Genesis! Please be considerate of our guests by avoiding parking in the Hoover/Stevens parking lots today and tomorrow (May 11-12).

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kelly Friesen at kfriesen@georgefox.edu or ext. 2248.

Come hear civil engineering candidate present lecture tomorrow

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Please join us to hear our civil engineering candidate, Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, as she presents her faculty lecture on “Intelligent Control Methodologies for Vibration Control of Building & Bridge Structures.”

The presentation is set from 11 a.m. to noon tomorrow (Friday) in EHS 102. Please feel free to join us!

Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey (amcconaughey@georgefox.edu).

Interested in joining the Community Garden this summer?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Sticking around for the summer? Want some healthy, local, organic produce? Want to get to know some Newberg community members and other George Fox students, faculty and staff? Stop by the community garden! Individual plots and communal gardening options are available. (Going on Juniors Abroad? Feel free to stop by when you return.)

We’ll be gardening together on Saturdays in May from 1 to 3 p.m., and continuing throughout the summer on a weekday to be determined. Stop by to check it out, or sign up for the whole summer. The membership fee is $10/student or $15/George Fox staff, faculty or community member. The garden is located on the corner of Crestview and Villa roads.

Want to be involved but can’t make it on Saturdays in May? Want to hear about future garden gatherings? Email Cherice Bock (cbock@georgefox.edu) to be put on the email list.

Learn how to make hanging baskets today at Plant Services

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Learn to make those gorgeous hanging baskets that grace our George Fox quad area! You will learn this valuable lesson on how these beauties are assembled and help us in the process.

Join us today (Wednesday), starting at 9 a.m. and lasting about four hours. You are welcome to join in the class at any time. We will meet at Plant Services’ lower patio area.

Feel free to contact Dixie Downey (ddowney@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Thank you!

Bruin Den’s nutritional info now available on website

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Nutritional information for items served in the Bruin Den is available now on our website: georgefox.cafebonappetit.com.

After you select “Bruin Den” from the left-most drop-down menu labeled “Cafes,” scroll down to the “Breakfast Specials” or “Lunch Specials” and access the information by clicking the links “View additional breakfast/lunch favorites” and “View breakfast/lunch condiments and extras” under their respective headers. Then simply click the nutritional information link under the menu item of interest and see a complete breakdown for that item.

While you’re on our website, why not sign up for menu mail and have daily menus and specials delivered directly to your inbox? You can do so by clicking the menu mail button in the top-right corner of the page, entering your preferred email address, selecting which cafes you want to receive menus from, then clicking “Subscribe.”

Civil engineering candidate presents lecture Friday in EHS

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Please join us to hear our civil engineering candidate, Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, as she presents her faculty lecture on “Intelligent Control Methodologies for Vibration Control of Building & Bridge Structures.”

The presentation is set from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 12, in EHS 102. Please feel free to join us!

Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey (amcconaughey@georgefox.edu).

Feel free to participate in Ultimate Frisbee games this summer

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

If you are still in the Newberg area for the summer, you are welcome to join the Ultimate Frisbee Club for some pick-up games at the George Fox football field. Both students and employees are welcome to play!

Come  join us at 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for some Frisbee! Contact Joshua Weible (jweible15@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Celebrate ‘National Shrimp Day’ in Bruin Den tomorrow

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, is National Shrimp Day, and Bon Appetit is celebrating with some fabulous shrimp tacos along with traditional sides as the daily special in the Bruin Den!

We’ll be serving up our shrimp special ($6.75) from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., so come on over for lunch!

Accounts Payable Year-End Deadlines

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Fiscal Year End 2016-17 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. For departments that will not be on campus for the summer, please turn in all petty cash funds by Friday, May 12, 2017.
  2. All cash advance requests for FY2016-17 expenses must be received by Finance on or before Monday, June 12, 2017.
  3. Submission of the following FY2016-17 requests must be received by Finance on or before Friday, July 7, 2017:
  • Check Requests
  • Invoices
  • Expense Reimbursement Requests
  • Petty Cash Logs for expenses through June 30, 2017 ONLY

Please refer to this “Fiscal Year-End Deadlines & Procedures” page of the Finance Department website for additional details.

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

Thank you!
The Finance Team

All invited to Craig Taylor’s farewell reception on May 21

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Join us to celebrate Craig Taylor as he retires after 43 years of leadership and service to George Fox University.

This open-house reception will be held in Canyon Commons on Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m.

There will be cards available at the reception if you would like to write him a note. If you would prefer to send a greeting card or photos of Craig, please email them to Patty Findley or mail them to 414 N. Meridian St. #6149 Newberg, OR 97132.