Children’s auditions for winter musical, ‘Jane Eyre,’ set for Oct. 23

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

The theatre department’s winter musical, Jane Eyre, has roles for six girls between the ages of 10 and 16. If you have a child who loves to act and sing and is interested in being a part of Jane Eyre this February, we would love to have her audition for us.

Audition Details
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7-8 p.m.
Wood Mar Auditorium
Prepare and memorize one minute from a musical
We will also have her read pieces of the script with a college actor.

Rehearsal hours are Monday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. However, we will schedule young actor rehearsals early in the evening and will only call actors to rehearsals where they are needed.

Fall semester rehearsals begin Saturday, Nov. 3, and end Saturday, Dec. 1. Spring semester rehearsals begin Monday, Jan. 14. Show dates are Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 and Feb. 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1 and Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.

Email Rhett Luedtke at rluedtke@georgefox.edu for more details.

All invited to Fall Faculty Lecture and Richter Student Scholars Symposium tonight

Monday, October 15th, 2018

All are invited to the Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture tonight (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. Our featured speaker will be Professor of Music Brent Weaver, recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship.

Brent will examine the underlying cognitive structures that our brains perceive, which contribute to our emotional and spiritual enjoyment of music. He will show how a composer can play with those structures to move listeners, using examples from many styles of music.

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter student scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. George Fox students will present their research projects in a conversational poster format.

Both events are sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee. Refreshments will be served.

All invited to Fall Justice Conference tonight with Curtis Acosta

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Peace and Justice welcomes Curtis Acosta to campus tonight (Mondayfrom 7 to 8 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Acosta is an assistant professor in Language and Culture in Education at the University of Arizona South, and founder of Acosta Latino Learning Partnership and Acosta Educational Partnership. He is a teacher who fought to keep his outlawed ethnic studies classes alive. He will focus on the recent federal court victory and speak about his journey and the importance of Mexican-American heritage studies.

The event is free and open to the community. Please contact Rebecca Hernandez (rhernandez@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

Newberg campus closes Friday for mid-semester holiday

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

The Newberg campus will be closed tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 12) for the mid-semester holiday. All offices, the Bruin Store, Mail Services and the Newberg library will be closed.

FoxTALE undergoing maintenance for two hours tomorrow morning

Monday, October 8th, 2018

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

Visit the FoxTALE for Students webpage for a list of guides and resources.

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

– Your Educational Technology Team

All invited to Fall Faculty Lecture and Richter Student Scholars Symposium Oct. 16

Monday, October 8th, 2018

All are invited to the Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture on TuesdayOct. 16, at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. Our featured speaker will be Professor of Music Brent Weaver, recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship.

Brent will examine the underlying cognitive structures that our brains perceive, which contribute to our emotional and spiritual enjoyment of music. He will show how a composer can play with those structures to move listeners, using examples from many styles of music.

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter student scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. George Fox students will present their research projects in a conversational poster format.

Both events are sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee. Refreshments will be served.

It’s time to file next year’s FAFSA

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

If you are planning to attend college next fall, now is the time to complete your 2019-20 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), currently available at fafsa.gov. The FAFSA will require your 2017 income information, so no need to wait until spring to file.

Questions? Contact the financial aid office at 503-554-2302 or email finaid@georgefox.edu.

Tonight: Ambassador Harriet Isom shares about her experiences abroad

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

All are to view selections from the Harriet Isom Collection: “Vignettes of the Dani and Tuareg Peoples.” This exhibition will feature selections of photographs, art objects and cultural artifacts representing the Dani people group of New Guinea and the Tuareg people of Niger.

Ambassador Isom will give a public lecture on the exhibit and her time with these people groups tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m. at the Chehalem Cultural Center ballroom. A reception to open the exhibit follows at 7 p.m. in the Hoover lobby.

Isom was a career foreign service officer from 1961 to 1996, assigned to embassies in Asia and Africa. During her last decade in the Foreign Service, she served as U.S. Ambassador to Laos, Benin and Cameroon.

Questions? Contact Penny Martin (pmartin@georgefox.edu).

All invited to attend Fall Justice Conference with special guest Curtis Acosta

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Peace & Justice welcomes Curtis Acosta to campus on Monday, Oct. 15from 7 to 8 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Acosta is an assistant professor in Language and Culture in Education at the University of Arizona South, and founder of Acosta Latino Learning Partnership and Acosta Educational Partnership. He is a teacher who fought to keep his outlawed ethnic studies classes alive. He will focus on the recent federal court victory, and speak about his journey and the importance of Mexican-American heritage studies.

The event is free and open to the community. Please contact Rebecca Hernandez (rhernandez@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

FoxTALE maintenance scheduled for Oct. 10

Friday, October 5th, 2018

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, Oct. 10, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Visit the FoxTALE for Students webpage for a list of guides and resources.

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

– Your Educational Technology Team

Make plans to attend Homecoming celebration this weekend

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

The university’s Homecoming celebration is this Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, so take advantage of this special time to reconnect with former students. Also, be sure to encourage alumni to return to campus.

Free T-shirt and football entrance for alumni
Like last year, all alumni and their families will get free entrance into the football game. They will also get a complimentary alumni T-shirt that will serve as their ticket. If you know any former students, tell them about this perk and encourage them to spread the word.

Schedule of activities
As always, we will have a jam-packed weekend of activities for alumni and their families. You can find the full schedule here.

Here are just a few of the many planned events …

  • An Alumni of Color workshop Saturday morning
  • An Alumni Plaza unveiling, affinity tailgates, a “kid zone” and a concert by the band Hit Machine
  • The Sports Hall of Fame induction reception
  • A football game against Whitworth University on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
  • A men’s soccer game against Pacific at noon on Sunday

Got questions? Contact Mckenna Tillotson at mtillotson@georgefox.edu.

It’s time to file next year’s FAFSA

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

If you are planning to attend college next fall, now is the time to complete your 2019-20 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), currently available at fafsa.gov. The FAFSA will require your 2017 income information, so no need to wait until spring to file.

Questions? Contact the financial aid office at 503-554-2302 or email finaid@georgefox.edu.

Plan to attend Fall Justice Conference with guest speaker Curtis Acosta

Monday, October 1st, 2018

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Peace and Justice welcomes Curtis Acosta to campus on Monday, Oct. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Acosta is an assistant professor in Language and Culture in Education at the University of Arizona South, and founder of Acosta Latino Learning Partnership and Acosta Educational Partnership. He is a teacher who fought to keep his outlawed ethnic studies classes alive. He will focus on the recent federal court victory and speak about his journey and the importance of Mexican-American heritage studies.

The event is free and open to the community. Please contact Rebecca Hernandez (rhernandez@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

Come hear ambassador Harriet Isom’s presentation Oct. 8

Monday, October 1st, 2018

All are to view selections from the Harriet Isom Collection: “Vignettes of the Dani and Tuareg Peoples.” This exhibition will feature selections of photographs, art objects and cultural artifacts representing the Dani people group of New Guinea and the Tuareg people of Niger.

Ambassador Isom will give a public lecture on the exhibit and her time with these people groups on Monday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Chehalem Cultural Center ballroom. A reception to open the exhibit follows at 7 p.m. in the Hoover lobby.

Isom was a career foreign service officer from 1961 to 1996, assigned to embassies in Asia and Africa. During her last decade in the Foreign Service, she served as U.S. Ambassador to Laos, Benin and Cameroon.

Questions? Contact Penny Martin (pmartin@georgefox.edu).

All invited to Fall Faculty Lecture and Richter Student Scholars Symposium Oct. 16

Monday, October 1st, 2018

All are invited to the Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture on TuesdayOct. 16, at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. Our featured speaker will be Professor of Music Brent Weaver, recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship.

Brent will examine the underlying cognitive structures that our brains perceive, which contribute to our emotional and spiritual enjoyment of music. He will show how a composer can play with those structures to move listeners, using examples from many styles of music.

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter student scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. George Fox students will present their research projects in a conversational poster format.

Both events are sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee. Refreshments will be served.

Author Gabe Lyons speaks tonight on ‘Faithfulness in the Age of Distraction’

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Author Gabe Lyons is on campus tonight (Friday) to present a free lecture, “Faithfulness in the Age of Distraction,” at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium. Lyons is coauthor of Good Faith (2016) and unChristian (2007) and the author of The Next Christians (2010), a manifesto for how Christians can faithfully lead in a changing culture.

Lyons’ talk will pierce through your scattered, frantic day-to-day – the too-tight schedules, the looming deadlines, the constant technological buzz – everything that has become a barrier to our relationship with God and others. You’ll come away with new tools and a refreshed perspective on what it takes to live out the gospel in our modern world.

Chapel credit is available to students who attend! To learn more, visit this page.

All are encouraged to join The Voices Conference

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

The Intercultural Resource Center is hosting the third annual Voices Conference at George Fox University in Bauman Auditorium and various Canyon Commons rooms. The Voices Conference will run from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This Multicultural Leadership conference is open to people from all backgrounds and cultures. Our vision is to create space for students, faculty, staff and community members to engage in meaningful conversations about being multicultural leaders in an increasingly diverse society.

Well-known leaders and speakers Leroy and Donna Barber, and Alexia Salvatierra will be leading workshops and discussions regarding social justice, leadership and diversity.

There will be elective chapel credit offered. You can register here

For more information about specific times and locations, check out our event page.

Hope to see you there! Contact Rachel Leong (rleong16@georgefox.edu) or Bryce Coefield (bcoefield@georgefox.edu) for more information.

‘Faithfulness in the Age of Distraction’ discussed tomorrow night

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Author Gabe Lyons will be on campus tomorrow (Friday) to present a free lecture, “Faithfulness in the Age of Distraction,” at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium. Lyons, coauthor of Good Faith (2016) and unChristian (2007) and the author of The Next Christians (2010), doesn’t shy away from talking about the most difficult and controversial issues of our time.

Come hear new ways of thinking about yourself and the culture around you. Chapel credit is available to students who attend!

To learn more, visit this page.

Participate in free fall risk screening in honor of National Fall Prevention Day

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Are you at risk for falls? George Fox University’s physical therapy department is hosting a free fall risk screening on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Roberts Center.

If you or someone you know have questions about balance, are worried about falling, or have fallen in the past, join us for a free fall risk screening and be ready to participate in activities to improve your balance.

For more information, email Hannah Lawrence (hlawrence13@georgefox.edu).

Come celebrate Terri Crawford today at her retirement party

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Don’t forget to come join in the celebration today (Wednesday) of Terri Crawford after 25 years of service as a financial aid counselor, compassionately assisting students and families.

Plan to gather with us in the Stevens Center Atrium today from 3 to 4:30 p.m.