Hillsboro’s mayor speaks at MBA speaker series event May 22

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Save the Date! 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.

Department of Professional Studies: Commencement Ticket Information

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Department of Professional Studies Class of 2015 commencement tickets will be mailed to participating graduates’ homes in the next few days. Important information on the 2:30 p.m. commencement event on Saturday, May 2, event is included with the tickets and also at commencement.georgefox.edu.

The Staff Development Committee is praying for you

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

We know how stressed you are with finals just around the corner and all of those projects that are due, along with job interviews and important life decisions to be made.

The Staff Development Committee would just like you to know that we prayed for ALL of you today – to finish strong, to take care of yourselves, to stay healthy, and to feel less stressed.

We hope that you feel supported and loved and cared for!

Registration still open for tomorrow’s missiological society conference

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

George Fox University will host the annual Northwest Regional Conference of the Evangelical Missiological Society tomorrow (Saturday). The theme for this year is “Controversies in Mission.” Topics will be wide and varied, from women’s roles in missions to global partnerships, from Bible translation to ethics of business as mission. Details and registration information are available at this link.

​ This is a day-long Saturday event (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.); registration fee is $50, with students paying a much-reduced $15 for the day. All meetings will be in the Hoover Academic Building.

All are welcome. Register online or at the door Saturday. For more information, contact Sarita Gallagher (sgallagher@georgefox.edu) or Paula Hampton (phampton@georgefox.edu) in the College of Christian Studies.

Come hear from C.S. Lewis expert tonight in Hoover 105

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Don’t forget the lecture tonight (Thursday) by scholar Jason Lepojärvi, who will present “C.S. Lewis’s Famous Disagreement with Augustine on Love” at 7:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Lepojärvi is a junior research fellow in theology at St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford, and a former president of the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society. Born to a Canadian mother and a Finnish father, he studied theology and philosophy at the University of Helsinki. More details about him can be found here. The lecture is sponsored by the Office of the President and the William Penn Honors Program.

Do you know a high school student who may be interested in the William Penn Honors Program? An honors program reception will be held immediately following the lecture. Additionally, a special visit day event will be held on April 10 during Bruin Preview.

Questions? Contact Jane Sweet at jsweet@georgefox.edu.

All invited to regional conference on campus this Saturday

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

George Fox University will host the annual Northwest Regional Conference of the Evangelical Missiological Society this Saturday, April 11. The theme for this year is “Controversies in Mission.” Topics will be wide and varied, from women’s roles in missions to global partnerships, from Bible translation to ethics of business as mission. Details and registration information are available at this link.

​This is a day-long Saturday event (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.); registration fee is $50, with students paying a much-reduced $15 for the day. All meetings will be in the Hoover Academic Building.

All are welcome. Register online or at the door Saturday. For more information, contact Sarita Gallagher (sgallagher@georgefox.edu) or Paula Hampton (phampton@georgefox.edu) in the College of Christian Studies.

FoxTALE unavailable for two hours on Monday, April 13

Monday, April 6th, 2015

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, April 13, for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

For more information on FoxTALE, check our webpage, FoxTALE for Students.

University closes for Good Friday on April 3

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

The university’s offices, libraries and BlueZone Store will be closed this Friday, April 3, to observe Good Friday.

C.S. Lewis expert from Oxford visits campus next week

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Save the date! On Thursday, April 9, scholar Jason Lepojärvi will present a lecture, “C.S. Lewis’s Famous Disagreement with Augustine on Love,” at 7:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Lepojärvi is a junior research fellow in theology at St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford, and a former president of the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society. Born to a Canadian mother and a Finnish father, he studied theology and philosophy at the University of Helsinki. More details about him can be found here. The lecture is sponsored by the Office of the President and the William Penn Honors Program.

Do you know a high school student who may be interested in the William Penn Honors Program? An honors program reception will be held immediately following the lecture. Additionally, a special visit day event will be held on April 10 during Bruin Preview.

Questions? Contact Jane Sweet at jsweet@georgefox.edu.

Plan to attend Grad Night Open House on Wednesday

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Spring 2015 grads: Stop by our Grad Night Open House this Wednesday, April 1, to pick up your cap and gown between 4 and 6:30 p.m. at the Portland Center (PDS 155).

Meet with student accounts, alumni, Jostens and BlueZone Store representatives, and enjoy snacks with your cohort and other George Fox graduates!

Questions? Contact Darla Norgren at dnorgren@georgefox.edu.

Student Loan Repayment Workshop sessions scheduled

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

As graduation nears, so does the reality of student loan repayment. For many students, loan repayment can be confusing and frustrating.

That is why the financial aid office is offering a Student Loan Repayment Workshop to all graduating students. The sessions will be held on the Newberg campus and will cover topics such as how to afford your loan payments, what to do if you can’t and information on loan forgiveness. To view dates/times and sign up, visit this link.

If you’re unable to attend the workshop but you’d still like help, feel free to set up an appointment with our office instead.

Questions? Contact Johanna Schweitzer at jschweitzer@georgefox.edu.

BlueZone Store open through Thursday this week

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

This is a reminder that the BlueZone Store will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. today (Monday) through Thursday, March 26. We will be closed on Friday, March 27, and will reopen with normal hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday) on Monday, March 30.

BlueZone Store open Monday through Thursday of spring break

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The BlueZone Store will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, March 23-26, of spring break week. We will be closed on Friday, March 27, and will reopen with normal hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday) on Monday, March 30.

Counseling program hosts info session tonight

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Hey seniors! Do you enjoy helping people? Have you considered a career as a clinical mental health counselor, couple and family systems counselor, school counselor or school psychologist? If so, join this week’s 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 for 6 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) at the Portland Center. You can register online at this link and learn more about our programs at counseling.georgefox.edu. The meeting will take place in Room 155A, located on the first floor of the Portland Center.

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

Grad Night Open House set for April 1 at Portland Center

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Spring 2015 grads: Stop by our Grad Night Open House on Wednesday, April 1, to pick up your cap and gown between 4 and 6:30 p.m. at the Portland Center (PDS 155).

Meet with student accounts, alumni, Jostens and BlueZone Store representatives, and enjoy snacks with your cohort and other George Fox graduates!

Questions? Contact Darla Norgren at dnorgren@georgefox.edu.

Interested in being a counselor? Join Wednesday’s info meeting

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Hey seniors! Do you enjoy helping people? Have you considered a career as a clinical mental health counselor, couple and family systems counselor, school counselor or school psychologist? If so, join this week’s 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 for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, at the Portland Center. You can register online at this link and learn more about our programs at counseling.georgefox.edu. The meeting will take place in Room 155A, located on the first floor of the Portland Center.

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

C.S. Lewis expert from Oxford speaks on campus April 9

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Save the date! On Thursday, April 9, scholar Jason Lepojärvi will present a lecture, “C.S. Lewis’s Famous Disagreement with Augustine on Love,” at 7:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Lepojärvi is a junior research fellow in theology at St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford, and a former president of the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society. Born to a Canadian mother and a Finnish father, he studied theology and philosophy at the University of Helsinki. More details about him can be found here. The lecture is sponsored by the Office of the President and the William Penn Honors Program.

Do you know a high school student who may be interested in the William Penn Honors Program? An honors program reception will be held immediately following the lecture. Additionally, a special visit day event will be held on April 10 during Bruin Preview.

Questions? Contact Jane Sweet at jsweet@georgefox.edu.

Student Loan Repayment Workshop sessions available

Monday, March 9th, 2015

As graduation nears, so does the reality of student loan repayment. For many students, loan repayment can be confusing and frustrating.

That is why the financial aid office is offering a Student Loan Repayment Workshop to all graduating students. The sessions will be held on the Newberg campus and will cover topics such as how to afford your loan payments, what to do if you can’t and information on loan forgiveness. To view dates/times and sign up, visit this link.

If you’re unable to attend the workshop but you’d still like help, feel free to set up an appointment with our office instead.

Questions? Contact Johanna Schweitzer at jschweitzer@georgefox.edu.

IDEA Center hosts Jobs in High Tech networking event March 18

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Save the date Wednesday, March 18, when the IDEA Center continues its vision to introduce students to industry clusters with a Jobs in High Tech networking event from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Students of all majors are invited to learn about the vast career opportunities in the innovative and creative world that support the tech industry. The panel and subsequent networking time will focus on career paths that typically don’t come to mind when you think of digital humanities, user experience, computer-to-human interactions, branding of new products and positions that support the tech industry.

Organizations represented include Intel, Waggener Edstrom PR agency, Funnelbox, Salesforce Software, Code Oregon and others. We encourage you to attend as an opportunity to learn and network with professionals in a growing and incredibly creative and collaborative industry cluster.

Questions? Please contact the IDEA Center at idea@georgefox.edu.

Interfaith dialogue on human rights hosted tonight

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

What do Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Baha’ism teach us about human rights? Join us for a panel discussion on the role of human rights within diverse faith traditions, at 7 p.m. tonight (Monday) in the Cap and Gown Room on the Newberg campus. There is no charge to attend.

Hosted by Sarita Gallagher (Christian studies), the panel includes George Fox professor Paul Anderson (biblical and Quaker studies); Rabbi Joseph Wolf of Huvurah Shalom; Arif Humayun, founder of Circle of Peace and member of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy; and Fridoon Rahimi, retired pediatrician and member of the Baha’i faith.

The meeting, the fourth annual Circle of Peace Seminar, is co-sponsored by George Fox University and Circle of Peace. For more information, contact Paula Hampton in the College of Christian Studies at 503-554-2650.