Check out Social Justice League newsletter online

Monday, September 15th, 2014

The Social Justice League (of George Fox seminarians) recently released its first newsletter. Please check it out to see who we are and what we’re about. You can read the first issue here.

Reminder about tomorrow’s home football game

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Bruin football fans! Tomorrow night (Saturday) the Bruins will host the University of La Verne at 7 p.m. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Please make sure to bring your student or employee ID, as your ID card will be your ticket in.

If you need to purchase additional tickets, you can do so at this link. To check out photos from the first game, go here. To watch a video about the program, visit this site.

Interested in becoming a counselor?

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Are you interested in a career as a clinical mental health counselor, couple and family systems counselor, school counselor or school psychologist? 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.

Info meetings are scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Portland Center. Register online here.

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

Use your student, employee ID cards to get into football game

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Bruin football fans! This Saturday, Sept. 13, the Bruins will host the University of La Verne at 7 p.m. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and we want to see all of you there! Please make sure to bring your student or employee ID. We’ll be swiping cards to get people into the game this weekend, so those are your tickets in.

If you need to purchase additional tickets, you can do so at this link. To check out photos from the first game, go here. To watch a video about the program, visit this site.

Ticket information for this Saturday’s home football game

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

George Fox community,

We are so thrilled at the turnout, the Bruin pride and the electricity that filled Stoffer Family Stadium last Saturday as the Bruin football team took the field for the first time in 46 years. What a day! It was one that we’ll all remember for a long time to come.

This Saturday, Sept. 13, the Bruins will host the University of La Verne at 7 p.m. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m., and we want to see all of you there! Please make sure to bring your student or employee ID. We’ll be swiping cards to get people into the game this weekend, so those are your tickets in.

If you need to purchase additional tickets, you can do so at this link. To check out photos from the first game, go here. To watch a video about the program, visit this site.

Go Bruins!

Notre Dame professor Mark A. Noll speaks on campus Sept. 22

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Mark A. Noll, PhD, the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, will present the lecture “The Challenges for Christian Learning: Looking Back, Looking Ahead” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, in Wood-Mar Auditorium on the Newberg campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Noll is the author of numerous books, including The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind and The Civil War as a Theological Crisis. During his years at Wheaton College, he was a co-founder of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and, in 2006, received the National Endowment for the Humanities medal at a White House ceremony.

The lecture is sponsored by the William Penn Honors Program. A reception immediately following the lecture will be held for those interested in learning more about the honors program.

Please contact Jane Sweet at jsweet@georgefox.edu if you have any questions.

Expert on C.S. Lewis speaks on Newberg campus Sept. 26

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Michael Ward, PhD, professor of apologetics at Houston Baptist University and director of the C.S. Lewis Centre in Oxford, England, will visit the Newberg campus to present a lecture, “The Heavens are Telling the Glory of God: C.S. Lewis, Narnia and the Planets,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, in Bauman Auditorium. There is no charge to attend.

Ward is a leading expert on the works of C.S. Lewis and the author of Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis. He is senior research fellow at Blackfriars Hall in the University of Oxford and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis. He presented the BBC television documentary, The Narnia Code (2009). As an Anglican clergyman, he served as chaplain of St Peter’s College at the University of Oxford from 2009 to 2012 and as chaplain of Peterhouse at the University of Cambridge from 2004 to 2007.

The lecture is sponsored by the William Penn Honors Program. A reception immediately following the lecture will be held for those interested in learning more about the honors program.

Please contact Jane Sweet at jsweet@georgefox.edu if you have any questions.

‘Wart Wednesday’ begins on Sept. 10 at Health Center

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Got warts? “Wart Wednesday” will be starting on Wednesday, Sept. 10, and continue every other week throughout the year. Treatment is offered free of charge to all Newberg campus students. Portland Center students and employees are welcome with the $20 co-pay.

Please call the Health Center at 503-554-2340 to schedule your appointment.

Veterans coordinator on Portland Center campus Tuesday

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Sherri Moore, veterans coordinator and graduate student account specialist at George Fox, will be on the Portland Center campus Tuesday, Sept. 2, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

If you would like to meet with her to discuss your VA benefits or student account, please make an appointment by emailing her at smoore@georgefox.edu.

Sign up for TechTips from IT

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Need tech help? IT posts updates, how-tos and tips relevant to George Fox University-supported software, including Microsoft Office, Windows 7, Keynote and Powerpoint, Apple OS, iOS features, Google Apps and more.

Subscribe to this group and receive posts by email. Click on this link to subscribe: TechTips: Hints, Tips and Updates from George Fox IT, or paste this URL – https://groups.google.com/a/georgefox.edu/forum/?hl=en&fromgroups#!forum/techtips – in your web browser and click “Join Group” to subscribe.

TechTips requires your George Fox sign-in.

Graduate/DPS student life policies available online

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the student handbook. There is important information for you as a community member of George Fox University.

The Graduate/DPS Student Life Policies can be found at this link.

Administrative assistant job open in Graduate School of Counseling

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The Graduate School of Counseling at the Portland Center is currently interviewing for an Administrative Assistant IV. This fast-paced position requires strong organization, computer, customer service and leadership skills. If you have family, friends or neighbors who you think might enjoy using their skills in service to our students in the GSC, can you please pass along our job announcement to them?

Thank you.

More information is available at this link.

Mail Services requires names and box numbers on campus mail

Monday, August 18th, 2014

A number of employee box numbers were changed this summer due to relocation of offices and reorganization of departments/schools. Please make sure you have the following on each piece of campus mail to avoid delays or misrouting of your mail/packages.

  • Recipient’s name (box numbers are available in PeopleSoft for all employees and students)
  • Recipient’s box number
  • For CONFIDENTIAL letters, sender’s name is requested as well

Thank you for your in help in making sure campus mail is addressed correctly.

FoxTALE unavailable early Monday morning, Aug. 18

Monday, August 11th, 2014

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 10 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, Aug. 18, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

- Your Educational Technology Team

Update on transgender student housing situation and policy clarification

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

An update on events in the news and the university’s transgender student housing policy is available at georgefox.edu/transgender.

Flag lowered in observance of SPU

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

On Thursday, June 5, our colleagues at Seattle Pacific University experienced a shooting on campus that resulted in one death and additional injuries.

In respect and observance of their loss, the flag shall be displayed at half staff June 6-13. The Seattle Pacific University community is in our thoughts and prayers.

Off-campus access to library databases changing

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Starting this week, you will need only your MyGFU username and password to log in to library resources from off campus.

Summit and Foxtrax will still ask for your last name and library barcode. When those systems are replaced at the end of the year, they too will begin using MyGFU credentials, and you will never have to type in your 14-digit barcode again.

Questions? Contact Alex Rolfe at arolfe@georgefox.edu.

FoxTALE maintenance scheduled on Monday, June 2

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, June 2, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

- IT

Sign up for TechTips to get hints, tips and updates from IT

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

The IT department post updates, how-tos and tips relevant to George Fox University-supported software, including Microsoft Office, Windows 7, Keynote and Powerpoint, Apple OS, iOS features, Google Apps and more related to George Fox systems.

Subscribe to this group and receive posts by email. Click on this link to subscribe: TechTips: Hints, Tips and Updates from George Fox IT

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University closes Monday to observe Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

All university offices in Newberg and at regional sites will be closed on Monday, May 26, to observe the Memorial Day holiday. Libraries in Newberg and the Portland Center also will be closed.