Learn about becoming a counselor

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Do you enjoy helping people? Have you considered a career as a school counselor, school psychologist, clinical mental health counselor, or couple and family systems counselor? Interested in trauma counseling or play therapy?

If so, then join an upcoming Graduate School of Counseling information meeting to learn about masters-level counseling programs offered at George Fox. Your bachelor’s degree does not need to be in psychology to apply.

An info meeting is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18, in Room 155A at the Portland Center. Register online at this link or learn more about our programs at counseling.georgefox.edu.

Contact Joel Moore at jmoore@georgefox.edu or 503-554-6166 if you have questions or to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Open house for Adult Degree Program set for Tuesday night

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

The university’s Adult Degree Program is hosting an evening open house from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Room 160 at the Portland Center to share information about the major programs starting this fall.

Do you have friends or family who have been considering finishing their degree? We would be honored if you would pass this invitation on to them. All students looking to finish their bachelor’s degree are welcome to attend.

Anyone interested in attending can RSVP by emailing adultdegree@georgefox.edu. Questions? Contact Danae Allen at dallen@georgefox.edu.

All are invited to Mark Ocker’s retirement party Aug. 14

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

In hopes of including everyone, we have changed Mark Ocker’s retirement gathering to a reception at the Portland Center from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14. Mark has touched the lives of many people in the George Fox community over the years, and we look forward to an evening of celebration. There is no cost to attend, and all are invited.

For more information, contact Ashley O’Doherty at 503-554-6180 or aodoherty@georgefox.edu.

‘SFS News’: Please subscribe!

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Last week the Office of Student Financial Services sent out fall semester updates and alerts (this time specifically to traditional undergraduate students) through the “SFS News,” our communication tool to students. Did you know that you don’t need to be a student to subscribe?

If you have not signed up yet, please don’t delay. Go now to this link to both sign up and view previously sent SFS alerts and reminders. Click on the icon “Get Email Updates” to enroll and scroll down to “View Archived Newsletters” to see our most recent news or to access archives. It’s important!

Questions? Contact Jenny Getsinger at jgetsing@georgefox.edu.

Mark Ocker’s retirement party set for Aug. 14 at Portland Center

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

In hopes of including everyone, we have changed Mark Ocker’s retirement gathering to a reception at the Portland Center from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14. Mark has touched the lives of many people in the George Fox community over the years, and we look forward to an evening of celebration. There is no cost to attend, and all are invited.

For more information, contact Ashley O’Doherty at 503-554-6180 or aodoherty@georgefox.edu.

University closes Friday to observe Independence Day holiday

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

All university offices will be closed this Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The University Store will also be closed, as will libraries in Newberg and the Portland Center.

University Store has openings for part-time customer service workers

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

The University Store is now hiring temporary customer service workers, with the potential to go long-term. Here are the details:

  • Start immediately
  • No experience is necessary, but you must enjoy serving customers and have the ability to learn our sales system.
  • Job is part time, with more hours during busy times (start of classes, campus events, etc.). Great for students and employee spouses who want part-time work (students do not have to qualify for financial aid).

To apply, visit follettcareers.com, plug in the state/city names, click “Search Jobs” and select the temporary position for Newberg. Questions? Email Sandy Gidding at 1478txt@follett.com or sgidding@georgefox.edu.

Bookstore closed this Monday and Tuesday

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

The bookstore will be closed on Monday, June 15, and Tuesday, June 16, to facilitate inventory counts and the physical transition between Follett and Neebo. Follett will be open for business on June 17 for Genesis guests.

Please contact Matt Hammar at ext. 2162 or mhammar@georgefox.edu for any questions.

Counseling info meeting is tonight at Portland Center

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Do you enjoy helping people? Have you considered a career as a school counselor, school psychologist, clinical mental health counselor, or couple and family systems counselor? Are you interested in trauma counseling or play therapy?

If so, then join an upcoming Graduate School of Counseling information meeting to learn about masters-level counseling programs offered at George Fox. Prerequisite classes are not required, and your bachelor’s degree does not need to be in psychology to apply.

An info meeting is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tonight (Monday, June 8), in Room 155A at the Portland Center. Register online at this link or learn more about our programs at counseling.georgefox.edu.

Contact Joel Moore at jmoore@georgefox.edu or 503-554-6166 if you have questions or to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Interested in a career in counseling?

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Do you enjoy helping people? Have you considered a career as a school counselor, school psychologist, clinical mental health counselor, or couple and family systems counselor? Are you interested in trauma counseling or play therapy?

If so, then join an upcoming Graduate School of Counseling information meeting to learn about masters-level counseling programs offered at George Fox. Prerequisite classes are not required, and your bachelor’s degree does not need to be in psychology to apply.

An info meeting is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 8, in Room 155A at the Portland Center. Register online at this link or learn more about our programs at counseling.georgefox.edu.

Contact Joel Moore at jmoore@georgefox.edu or 503-554-6166 if you have questions or to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Learn about becoming a counselor at info meeting Monday

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Do you enjoy helping people? Have you considered a career as a school counselor, school psychologist, clinical mental health counselor, or couple and family systems counselor? Are you interested in trauma counseling or play therapy?

If so, then join an upcoming Graduate School of Counseling information meeting to learn about masters-level counseling programs offered at George Fox. Prerequisite classes are not required, and your bachelor’s degree does not need to be in psychology to apply.

An info meeting is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 8, in Room 155A at the Portland Center. Register online at this link or learn more about our programs at counseling.georgefox.edu.

Contact Joel Moore at jmoore@georgefox.edu or 503-554-6166 if you have questions or to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Sign up for First Aid/CPR/AED and BLS training now

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Training officer Mark Stone has put together several class options for training in First Aid/CPR/AED and BLS (Basic Life Support for health care professionals). Classes are limited to eight attendees and will not take place if fewer than four sign up for a session.

The BLS classes are required for nursing staff and students as well as all physical therapy and PsyD students, so get that required training out of the way this summer! All classes will take place in Hoover 203, and the options are as follows:

The eight- to 10-hour First Aid/CPR/AED classes are in two five-hour sections on two consecutive days:

  • Tuesday, June 9, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and Wednesday, June 10, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 24, noon – 5 p.m., and Thursday, June 25, noon –  5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and Thursday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 4, noon – 5 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 5, noon – 5 p.m.

BLS classes are six hours in length and will be held on these days:

  • Monday, June 1, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 16, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 8, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 10, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The price per class is $45, which includes the instruction book, and sign-ups and payment are done at this link. Choose the correct link for the class you want to take.

Please contact Mark Stone at 503-554-2090 or mstone@georgefox.edu if these dates don’t work for your group and other times can be arranged. Classes are also open to non-George Fox-affiliated community members and can also be held at the Portland Center if scheduled with Mark.

University closes Monday to observe Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

All university offices in Newberg and at regional sites will be closed on Monday, May 25, to observe the Memorial Day holiday. Libraries in Newberg and the Portland Center also will be closed.

Today is last day to RSVP for tomorrow’s MBA Speaker Series

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

The College of Business’ MBA program is hosting the Spring Speaker Series at the Portland Center tomorrow (Friday) from 7:30 to 9 a.m.. All are welcome. Please RSVP at this link today!

Make plans to attend Friday’s MBA event at Portland Center

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

The College of Business’ MBA program is hosting its Spring Speaker Series this Friday, May 22, at the Portland Center. We’re excited to announce that the keynote speaker is Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey. The event runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and is free to attend. Everyone is welcome.

You can get more information and RSVP at this link.

FoxTALE unavailable for two hours Wednesday morning

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, May 20, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

FoxTALE unavailable for two hours Wednesday morning

Friday, May 15th, 2015

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, May 20, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Reminder: MBA hosts free Spring Speaker Series event

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

The College of Business’ MBA program is hosting its Spring Speaker Series on Friday, May 22, at the Portland Center. We’re excited to announce that the keynote speaker is Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey. The event runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and is free to attend. Everyone is welcome.

You can get more information and RSVP at this link.

IDEA Center supporting today’s Portland Career Fair

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

If you are curious about career opportunities or are currently looking for that next step after graduation, check out the Portland Career Fair sponsored by National Career Fairs. The event is free and will feature employers from a variety of industries and companies.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Red Lion Hotel on the River, located at 909 N. Hayden Island Dr., in Portland.

There will be an iPad giveaway for attendees. For additional information or to register, click here.

Come hear from Hillsboro’s mayor at MBA event May 22

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

The College of Business’ MBA program is hosting its Spring Speaker Series on Friday, May 22, at the Portland Center. We’re excited to announce that the keynote speaker is Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey. The event runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and is free to attend. Everyone is welcome.

You can get more information and RSVP at this link.