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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Accounts Payable Year-End Deadlines

Tuesday, June 7th, 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

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

Monday, June 6th, 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.

Guest Wi-Fi access is changing

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Invite your university guests at the Portland Center that need Wi-Fi access to use the new Bruin-Guest wireless network. Their mobile devices (phones, tablets, and laptops) can get internet access with a pass-code sent to their phone via text or to an email address. Simply connect and register on the Bruin-Guest wireless network.

George Fox students, faculty, and staff should continue to use the Bruin-Secure wireless network. The older foxpublic wireless network will be turned off this Monday, June 6.

Visit the IT Wi-Fi webpage for more information or contact the IT Service Desk with questions.

Guest Wi-Fi access is changing

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Invite your university guests at the Portland Center that need Wi-Fi access to use the new Bruin-Guest wireless network. Their mobile devices (phones, tablets, and laptops) can get internet access with a pass-code sent to their phone via text or to an email address. Simply connect and register on the Bruin-Guest wireless network.

George Fox students, faculty, and staff should continue to use the Bruin-Secure wireless network. The older foxpublic wireless network will be turned off this Monday, June 6.

Visit the IT Wi-Fi webpage for more information or contact the IT Service Desk with questions.

Registering formal student complaints

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

While most student concerns and complaints can and should be resolved informally, there is a formal general complaint procedure described in the “Support for Students” section of the Undergraduate Student Handbook as well as on the Graduate/DPS Policies page of the website.

Please note that these procedures cover complaints of a general nature and do not supersede specific policies involving special cases such as grade appeals, sexual harassment, etc., which are covered elsewhere in the Student Handbook, catalog or Graduate/DPS Policies.

For more information, contact the student life department at studentlife@georgefox.edu.

Guest Wi-Fi access is changing

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Invite your university guests at the Portland Center that need Wi-Fi access to use the new Bruin-Guest wireless network. Their mobile devices (phones, tablets, and laptops) can get internet access with a pass-code sent to their phone via text or to an email address. Simply connect and register on the Bruin-Guest wireless network.

George Fox students, faculty, and staff should continue to use the Bruin-Secure wireless network. The older foxpublic wireless network will be turned off this Monday, June 6.

Visit the IT Wi-Fi webpage for more information or contact the IT Service Desk with questions.

University closes this Monday to observe Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

All university offices in Newberg and at regional sites will be closed on Monday, May 30, to observe the Memorial Day holiday. Libraries in Newberg and the Portland Center also will be closed.

Procedure for returning unwanted packages

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

When returning unwanted packages back to the sender, whether it be through UPS or USPS, there are certain steps that need to happen before bringing them to Mail Services.

  1. The packages CANNOT be opened; they have to stay sealed.
  2. Do not write on any of the labels that are on the package.
  3. If the package is being returned through UPS, write in red “Refused.”
  4. If the package is being returned through USPS, write in red “Unclaimed.”

If the package has been opened, then you must pay for the package to be returned to the sender. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Richard Silver at 503-554-2551 or rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Accounts Payable Year-End Deadlines

Tuesday, May 24th, 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

Guest WiFi access is changing

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Invite your university guests that need WiFi access to use the new Bruin-Guest wireless network. Their mobile devices (phones, tablets and laptops) can get Internet access with a pass-code sent to their phone via text or to an email address. Simply connect and register on the Bruin-Guest wireless network.

George Fox students, faculty and staff should continue to use the Bruin-Secure wireless network. The older foxpublic wireless network will be turned off this Monday, May 23.

Visit the IT WiFi webpage for more information or contact the IT Service Desk with questions.

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

Monday, May 16th, 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.

FoxTALE maintenance scheduled for tomorrow morning

Monday, May 16th, 2016

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, May 18, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Questions? Email servicedesk@georgefox.edu or call 503-554-2569.

Accounts Payable Year-End Deadlines

Tuesday, May 3rd, 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