FoxAlert test coming next week

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Security Services will be conducting a test of the FoxAlert emergency notification system sometime next week. In order to ensure you receive this test emergency alert, please log on to MyGFU and select the “Self Service” option, then “Personal Information.” Select the “Phone” option underneath “Personal Information.” Your cell phone number should have a check by it as your preferred phone in order to receive the emergency alert.

Please do this before next week so that you will receive the text test alert.

Thank you,
– Nadine Kincaid (nkincaid@georgefox.edu)

Come hear business industry expert Mike Van Wyk at Portland Center next week

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

George Fox alumni, current students and employees are invited to hear from business industry expert Mike Van Wyk on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Portland Center’s Room 155.

Mike has more than 20 years of consumer research and brand-building experience at large companies like Proctor Gamble and currently is the VP of customer research and insights for Capital Group. He will speak on the topic of purpose-driven brand building. A Q&A session will follow.

Coffee and desserts will be served. The event is free, but please register here. The event is being hosted by the College of Business and the Business Leadership Society.

Fall Faculty Lecture, Richter Student Scholars Symposium is tomorrow

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The university and the community are invited to the 2017 Fall Faculty Lecture, “Earth, Solar Wind and Sun,” featuring Bob Hamilton, PhD, professor of physics, and recipient of the 2016-17 Undergraduate Faculty Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship.

Join us tomorrow (Tuesday) for the presentation. The lecture runs from 6 to 7 p.m. in Hoover 105. Hamilton will discuss the recent eclipse and how this rare sight illustrates the sun’s intricate and dynamic role in shaping the larger, unseen environment of the earth. The sun shapes both the solar wind and the magnetic field which encompass our entire solar system. Highlights from research conducted by and with students at George Fox University will be presented using graphics and animations.

Prior to the lecture that evening, the 2017 Fall Richter Student Scholars Symposium will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Hoover lobby. Student scholars from the university’s graduate and undergraduate programs will present their research in a conversational poster format. Refreshments will be provided by the Faculty Development Committee.

Contact Laurie Fair (lfair@georgefox.edu) with questions.

Please review the ‘Personal Safety Guidelines’ on the university’s website

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

In light of the recent shootings in Las Vegas, Security Services would like to remind you of the resources available in regards to an active shooter event. Training sessions and live exercises can be scheduled for your residence or work building by contacting Security Services at 503-554-2090.

Please review the “Run, Hide, Fight” video on the George Fox website at this link and read through the “Personal Safety Guidelines” to refresh your memory on what to do should an actual situation occur.

Hamilton speaks at Fall Faculty Lecture Oct. 17

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The university and the community are invited to the 2017 Fall Faculty Lecture, “Earth, Solar Wind and Sun,” featuring Bob Hamilton, PhD, professor of physics, and recipient of the 2016-17 Undergraduate Faculty Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship.

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 17, for the presentation. The lecture runs from 6 to 7 p.m. in Hoover 105. Hamilton will discuss the recent eclipse and how this rare sight illustrates the sun’s intricate and dynamic role in shaping the larger, unseen environment of the earth. The sun shapes both the solar wind and the magnetic field which encompass our entire solar system. Highlights from research conducted by and with students at George Fox will be presented using graphics and animations.

Prior to the lecture that evening, the 2017 Fall Richter Student Scholars Symposium will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Hoover lobby. Student scholars from the university’s graduate and undergraduate programs will present their research in a conversational poster format. Refreshments will be provided by the Faculty Development Committee.

Contact Laurie Fair (lfair@georgefox.edu) with questions.

Come hear free presentation by Capital Group’s Mike Van Wyk on Oct. 25

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

George Fox alumni, current students and employees are invited to hear from business industry expert Mike Van Wyk on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Portland Center’s Room 155.

Mike has more than 20 years of consumer research and brand-building experience at large companies like Proctor Gamble and currently is the VP of customer research and insights for Capital Group. He will speak on the topic of purpose-driven brand building. A Q&A session will follow.

Coffee and desserts will be served. The event is free, but please register here. The event is being hosted by the College of Business and the Business Leadership Society.

Fall Faculty Lecture, Richter Student Scholars Symposium set for Oct. 17

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

The university and the community are invited to the 2017 Fall Faculty Lecture, “Earth, Solar Wind and Sun,” featuring Bob Hamilton, PhD, professor of physics, and recipient of the 2016-17 Undergraduate Faculty Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship.

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 17, for the presentation. The lecture runs from 6 to 7 p.m. in Hoover 105. Hamilton will discuss the recent eclipse and how this rare sight illustrates the sun’s intricate and dynamic role in shaping the larger, unseen environment of the earth. The sun shapes both the solar wind and the magnetic field which encompass our entire solar system. Highlights from research conducted by and with students at George Fox will be presented using graphics and animations.

Prior to the lecture that evening, the 2017 Fall Richter Student Scholars Symposium will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Hoover lobby. Student scholars from the university’s graduate and undergraduate programs will present their research in a conversational poster format. Refreshments will be provided by the Faculty Development Committee.

Contact Laurie Fair (lfair@georgefox.edu) with questions.

Nike apparel sale ends today

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

All Nike apparel and tailgating merchandise is 25 percent off today (Sunday). George Fox Nike apparel will never be cheaper, so come in and get that Dri-FIT pullover, polo or T-shirt while supplies last!

You can shop online at georgefoxshop.com. Be sure to choose in-store pick-up for free shipping!

Go Bruins!

All Nike apparel on sale now through Sunday

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

All Nike apparel and tailgating merchandise is 25 percent off now through Sunday, Oct. 8. George Fox Nike apparel will never be cheaper, so come in and get that Dri-FIT pullover, polo or T-shirt while supplies last!

You can shop in the Bruin Store or online at georgefoxshop.com. Be sure to choose in-store pick-up for free shipping!

Go Bruins!

Newberg campus closes Friday for mid-semester holiday

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

The Newberg campus will be closed Friday, Oct. 6, for the mid-semester holiday. All offices, the Bruin Store, Mail Services and the Newberg library will be closed.

Mail Services has a number of mystery packages

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Mail Services has been receiving a high number of packages with incomplete information on the shipping label. We do all we can to successfully get the packages to you, but with little or no information on the packages we have to investigate who the package belongs to. This lack of information may result in delay of delivery or even the returning of packages.

Please make sure the following information is included when placing online orders: first and last name and your mailbox number.

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2551.

Business industry expert Mike Van Wyk speaks at Portland Center Oct. 25

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

George Fox alumni, current students and employees are invited to hear from business industry expert Mike Van Wyk on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Portland Center’s Room 155.

Mike has more than 20 years of consumer research and brand-building experience at large companies like Proctor Gamble and currently is the VP of customer research and insights for Capital Group. He will speak on the topic of purpose-driven brand building. A Q&A session will follow.

Coffee and desserts will be served. The event is free, but please register here. The event is being hosted by the College of Business and the Business Leadership Society.

All Nike apparel on sale Oct. 4-8 in Bruin Store and online

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

All Nike apparel and tailgating merchandise is 25 percent off between Oct. 4 and Oct. 8. George Fox Nike apparel will never be cheaper, so come in and get that Dri-FIT pullover, polo or T-shirt while supplies last!

You can shop in the Bruin Store or online at georgefoxshop.com. Be sure to choose in-store pick-up for free shipping!

Go Bruins!

Join us tonight for Michael Ward’s lecture on C.S. Lewis

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The Office of the President and the William Penn Honors Program invite you to hear renowned C.S. Lewis scholar Michael Ward speak tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Best known for his book Planet Narnia, Ward’s lecture “The Heavens Are Telling The Glory Of God: C.S. Lewis, Narnia, and the Planets” will be followed by a reception and book signing in the Bauman lobby.

For more information, please contact Jocelyn Stein at jstein@georgefox.edu.

All invited to Alan Kluge’s retirement reception today in Hoover lobby

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The university community is invited to the retirement reception for College of Business professor Alan Kluge from 3 to 5 p.m. today (Friday) in the Hoover Academic Building’s lower lobby. Alan has worked at George Fox for 21 years.

Come wish Alan well as he retires after more than two decades of service to the university!

Today is last day to get your passport done on campus

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Today (Friday) is the last day to get your passport. If you are still thinking about getting your passport then don’t delay, you still have time. Drop by and visit with a U.S. Postal representative and get all of your passport questions answered.

You will need two forms of ID:

  1. A current driver’s license or state-issued ID card, and
  2. An original or certified birth certificate

Payment can be made by check or cash; cash much be the exact amount. This event is open to the university and to the community and will be hosted between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Canyon Commons 102. If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2551.

Come wish Alan Kluge well at retirement reception tomorrow

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The university community is invited to the retirement reception for College of Business professor Alan Kluge from 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) in the Hoover Academic Building’s lower lobby. Alan has worked at George Fox for 21 years.

Come wish Alan well as he retires after more than two decades of service to the university!

Swing by Canyon Commons today to get your passport done

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Come meet with a U.S. Postal representative to apply for a new passport or renew your passport today (Thursday) or tomorrow. Get all of your questions answered and be prepared for when you travel internationally.

You will need two forms of ID:

  1. A current driver’s license or state-issued ID card, and
  2. An original or certified birth certificate

Payment can be made by check or cash; cash much be the exact amount. This event is open to the university and to the community and will be hosted both days between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Canyon Commons 202. If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2551.

Passport Days start tomorrow in Canyon Commons

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Don’t forget that Passport Days start tomorrow (Thursday) and continue on Friday. Don’t procrastinate and have to expedite getting a new passport.

Remember, you will need two forms of ID:

  1. A current driver’s license or state-issued ID card, and
  2. An original or certified birth certificate

Payment can be made by check or cash; cash much be the exact amount. This event is open to the university and to the community and will be hosted both days between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Canyon Commons 202. If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2551.

Service for John Bennett is today in Canyon Commons

Monday, September 25th, 2017

This summer the university mourned the loss of beloved photography professor John Bennett, who died in a tragic accident on May 23.

The Office of Spiritual & Intercultural Life and the Department of Art and Design invite you to join us for a service of remembrance celebrating the life and legacy of John Bennett. The service will be held today (Tuesday) at 3:30 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101.

All are welcome.