Category Archives: Guest Speakers

To Be Known and Be Heard

October 29, 2013

By Keri Potter (’15)

‘Be Known’ is a George Fox slogan that is thrown around in casual conversation on campus all the time. Yes, George Fox is a place to be known. With an emphasis on small class sizes, different clubs and service projects, it is easy to be plugged in and known in the George Fox Community. But, what about being heard? Continue reading

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By Heather DeRosa, Class of 2014

On Feb. 20, George Fox held its annual Dalton Lecture Series, sponsored by the biology and chemistry departments. There was an overwhelming turnout, as a standing room only crowd packed Bauman Auditorium. This year’s lecture series was given by Dr. Henry F. Schaefer III, Graham Purdue professor of chemistry and the director for the Center of Computational Quantum Chemistry at the University of Georgia. In his lecture, titled “The Big Bang, Stephen Hawking, and God,” Dr. Schaefer explored a wide range of research related to this topic. The night was a mixture of science, laughs, and the comparing and contrasting of big ideas.
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Students participated in mock interviews during the Get Hired! event.

By Heather DeRosa, Class of 2014

Landing your dream job, or any job in this economy, is a daunting task. After four-plus years of homework, studying, exams, student employment and fostering relationships with mentors, college eventually comes to an end. But with the end comes a new beginning – a career that matches up with your four years of hard work. Hopefully this career isn’t just a job to help pay off those hefty student loans, but one that is fulfilling and makes those late nights and early mornings spent studying worth it.
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Aaron Strumpel Live

December 6, 2011

Aaron Strumpel was in town leading worship at the Fall Retreat. We caught up with him and were able to record a few live songs with him. He played two songs off of his new album “Birds” plus an old favorite. Check them out below!


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Food Meet 2011

October 3, 2011

On Sept. 26, the George Fox community was invited to Food Meet 2011 at Bauman Auditorium. Dozens of tables were set up where people could meet local farmers and chefs and sample their wares. The event featured inspiring talks by local experts, as well as an exhibition of the film Food Inc. See some photos from the event below.

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Shane Claiborne

February 15, 2011

I had the pleasure of listening to Shane Claiborne and Chris Lahr speak this morning in chapel. Shane Claiborne is a well known author and the co-founder of The Simple Way, a faith-based community in Philadelphia. Last March I had an opportunity to film a lighthearted interview with Shane during his visit to George Fox. Check it out below. Note: He’s no longer single! According to chapel this morning he’ll be getting married this May.

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