Know any kids who want to join Penn Pals?

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Our mascot, Pennington Bear, is looking for new friends (12 and younger) to join his Penn Pals Kids Club. Do you know any kids who would like to join? Members get a T-shirt, six free tickets for parents to attend games, and much more! Plus, Pennington will be their pen pal; anytime kids write him a letter, he’ll send a handwritten personalized letter in return.

Join now and you’ll receive your Penn Pals package in time to use the free tickets at our first 2017 basketball game! Learn more about Penn Pals and join at this link.

For more information, contact Mckenna Tillotson (mtillotson@georgefox.edu) at ext. 2134.

Attend jazz master class on Friday

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Learn from jazz trumpeter Clay Jenkins as he presents a jazz master class on Friday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Ross 208. Jenkins will answer questions and share about his experience as a professional jazz musician, performing with the likes of Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and others.

Contact Nathanael Ankeny (nankeny@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

“Evening of Jazz” concert on Saturday

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

The music department invites the campus community to “An Evening of Jazz” concert on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium. The concert will feature jazz trumpeter Clay Jenkins, who will perform with the George Fox University Jazz Ensemble and Faculty Trio.

Clay is an associate professor of music at the Eastman School of Music. He has performed and recorded albums with the bigs bands of Stan Kenton, Harry James, Buddy Rich, Count Basie and the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, as well as countless other jazz luminaries.

George Fox students and employees are entitled to one free ticket available with a current university ID presented at the door. Additional tickets are available for purchase at georgefox.edu/concerts.

Questions? Contact Nathanael Ankeny (nankeny@georgefox.edu).

PT professor shares on topic of motor control Nov. 16

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

The School of Physical Therapy is excited to host a special presentation by Associate Professor Andrew Meszaros, PT, PhD, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Canyon Commons 101 & 102.

Dr. Meszaros will present the topic “Motor Control Update for the Orthopaedically Minded,” which will provide a succinct modern update of select broad concepts in motor control. Topics will include: effects of motivational influences and autonomy on motor learning; senses of effort and force; movement as a self-organizing and emergent property; “good” versus “bad” variability in movement; antifragility; multifractality; the role of reflexes in voluntary movement; and a survey of misconceptions in sensory processing and therapeutic exercise.

Light refreshments will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation will start at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event. For more information about this and other upcoming School of Physical Therapy events, please visit our webpage. Direct any questions to Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2451.

FoxTALE upgrade scheduled for December

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

In an effort to increase overall security and stability of FoxTALE, we will introduce a late December upgrade to our maintenance schedule which currently includes our August upgrade and bi-monthly updates.​ ​A December upgrade will bring our security to the highest level and resolve issues. In addition, December upgrades will make the introduction of new features a bit more incremental. Our December 2017 upgrade is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 28 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Your Educational Technology Team

Veterans: Apply now to wear honor cord at midyear graduation ceremony

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

If you are a veteran who will be graduating December 2017, congratulations!

If you would like to wear a Veterans Honor Cord during graduation, please email veterans@georgefox.edu and request the application. Honor cords cannot be issued to students who do not complete and submit the form. The deadline to submit the form is Thursday, Nov. 30.

Honor cords are sponsored by the Veterans United Association Club. Please direct all questions to veterans@georgefox.edu.

De-stress with massages from DPTs tomorrow

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Come by tomorrow (Friday), Nov. 10 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. in Roberts 204 to get a massage performed by a Doctor of Physical Therapy student and receive stress management advice. Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students for $10 and faculty for $15. Pre-register here.

Questions? Contact April Nichols (anichols16@georgefox.edu).

Do you have hip, knee or ankle pain? PT needs volunteers.

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

The physical therapy department is looking for volunteers to participate in a lab session on the lower extremities. If you have a problem with your hip, knee, ankle or foot, our lab is the place to be! Our doctor of physical therapy second-year students, along with faculty members, will be performing examinations and giving you direction on how to take care of your condition. Volunteers are needed for either a one- or two-hour session from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Roberts Center.

Contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2451 to sign up. We hope you can join us!

Survey: Chance to win Starbucks or Cabela’s gift card

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Take this survey to help out some students with a project for class. In taking this survey you would be entered in a drawing to win a Starbucks or Cabela’s gift card!

This questionnaire is designed to help gain a better understanding of what styles of packaging will aid in selling and expanding NuWorld products. By continuing with this survey, you indicate your willingness to participate and that you are at least 18 years of age.

Questions? Contact Abby MacGregor (amacgregor14@georgefox.edu).

Be sure to renew your FAFSA by Jan. 1

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

It’s time to renew your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)! Be sure to file your 2018-19 FAFSA by Jan. 1 to ensure you get next year’s financial aid package in a timely manner.

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

De-stress with massages from DPTs

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Come by on Friday, Nov. 10 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. in Roberts 204 to get a massage performed by a Doctor of Physical Therapy student and receive stress management advice. Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students for $10 and faculty for $15. Pre-register here.

Questions? Contact April Nichols (anichols16@georgefox.edu).

Do you have Achilles tendon pain?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Do you have Achilles tendon pain? If so, perhaps you would qualify to participate in an Achilles tendinopathy research study conducted by the Physical Therapy Department. Last year’s participants reported significant improvements with pain and function. Participants who complete the 10-week program will receive monetary compensation.

Email Bryan at bcriswell16@georgefox.edu for more details.

Survey: Waterproof Converse

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

We need your help! Do you hate when your shoes and socks get soaked from the rain?

Participate in this survey to help marketing students gather research to fix this problem of wet shoes and socks!

Contact Jamie O’Brien (jobrien15@georgefox.edu) with questions.

PT professor presents on topic of motor control Nov. 16

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The School of Physical Therapy is excited to host a special presentation by Associate Professor Andrew Meszaros, PT, PhD, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Canyon Commons 101 & 102.

Dr. Meszaros will present the topic “Motor Control Update for the Orthopaedically Minded,” which will provide a succinct modern update of select broad concepts in motor control. Topics will include: effects of motivational influences and autonomy on motor learning; senses of effort and force; movement as a self-organizing and emergent property; “good” versus “bad” variability in movement; antifragility; multifractality; the role of reflexes in voluntary movement; and a survey of misconceptions in sensory processing and therapeutic exercise.

Light refreshments will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation will start at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event. For more information about this and other upcoming School of Physical Therapy events, please visit our webpage. Direct any questions to Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2451.

Veterans: Apply now to wear honor cord at midyear commencement

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

If you are a veteran who will be graduating December 2017, congratulations!

If you would like to wear a Veterans Honor Cord during graduation, please email veterans@georgefox.edu and request the application. Honor cords cannot be issued to students who do not complete and submit the form. The deadline to submit the form is Thursday, Nov. 30.

Honor cords are sponsored by the Veterans United Association Club. Please direct all questions to veterans@georgefox.edu.

Entrance to financial aid office in Newberg has moved

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

If you’re on the Newberg campus, please take note of the fact the financial aid office entrance has moved! Financial aid drop-ins and appointments will now need to check in at the undergraduate admissions front desk, located on the second floor of the Stevens Center.

Contact Jordan Nelson (jnelson@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

Post-occupancy survey for Canyon Commons

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

In the fall of 2016, we moved into Canyon Commons and would like your feedback as we evaluate future building projects! George Fox University and the architects for Canyon Commons (Hacker Architects) are requesting that you complete this 15-minute post-occupancy survey.

By participating, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of two $100 Amazon gift cards. Please enter your name and email at the end of the survey if you wish to participate.

We greatly value your comment and feedback, so thanks for taking the time to complete the survey!

Canyon Commons Survey

The deadline to complete this survey is Friday, Nov. 17. If you have questions, please email studentlife@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Your Opinions on New Apparel Technologies

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Are you physically active? Not so much? We want your opinion!

Take 30 seconds to share your thoughts about the future of clothing essentials for both the athletically and not-so athletically inclined.

New Apparel Technologies Survey

Thanks for your feedback!
– Jessi Mau (jmau16@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Survey: Your Opinions on New Apparel Technologies

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Are you physically active? Not so much? We want your opinion!

Take 30 seconds to share your thoughts about the future of clothing essentials for both the athletically and not-so athletically inclined.

New Apparel Technologies Survey

Thanks for your feedback!
– Jessi Mau (jmau16@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Survey: Share Your Opinions on New Apparel Technologies

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Are you physically active? Not so much? We want your opinion!

Take 30 seconds to share your thoughts about the future of clothing essentials for both the athletically and not-so athletically inclined.

New Apparel Technologies Survey

Thanks for your feedback!
– Jessi Mau (jmau16@georgefox.edu)

Disclaimer:
These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.