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George Fox University invites alumni to campus for homecoming celebration Oct. 5-6

Events include unveiling of the new Alumni Plaza, affinity reunions, a tailgate party, a football game and a Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites alumni to return to its Newberg, Ore., campus for the school’s annual homecoming event Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. This year’s celebration will again […]

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George Fox guest lecturer Gabe Lyons speaks on ‘Faithfulness in an Age of Distraction’ Sept. 28

Author and founder of Q Ideas is first speaker in William Penn Honors Program’s 2018-19 lecture series NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Faithfulness in an Age of Distraction,” presented by author and the founder of Q, Gabe Lyons, on Friday, Sept. 28, at […]

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George Fox University’s support organization has a new name: Legacy League

Formerly the George Fox University Auxiliary, the organization will continue to support student scholarship program NEWBERG, Ore. – The name has changed, but the role of George Fox University’s longtime support organization remains the same. The group formerly known as the “George Fox University Auxiliary” has a new name: George Fox University Legacy League, the […]

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George Fox University again receives recognition in 2019 ‘U.S. News & World Report’ rankings

The school is named one of “America’s Best Colleges” for 31st time and also ranks on “Best Value” and “Best Undergraduate Teaching” lists NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University again earned a spot on U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings – and earned recognition for overall value, innovation, engineering and undergraduate teaching programs, and […]

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George Fox University closes campus for day so 2,000-plus students, staff can serve communities


University’s 20th annual Serve Day on Sept. 12 will assist local schools, non-profit organizations, churches and elderly in Yamhill, Clackamas, Marion, Washington and Multnomah counties NEWBERG, Ore. – For a 20th straight year, George Fox University is closing its doors for a day to allow students, staff and faculty to assist nonprofits, public agencies, churches, […]

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George Fox University hires Michael Reza as vice president of advancement

The former Oregon State University development officer brings more than 12 years of experience in higher education leadership NEWBERG, Ore. (July 26, 2018) – Michael Reza, an individual with more than 12 years of higher education leadership experience – the last eight of which were spent in development and alumni positions at Oregon State University […]

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George Fox University unveils Hadlock Student Center this fall

The 48,000-square-foot facility includes three basketball courts, an elevated track, a fitness center and space for student government offices NEWBERG, Ore. – In response to its growing undergraduate population and the need for more space for student activities, George Fox University is unveiling the new 48,000-square-foot Hadlock Student Center this fall. The center, located on […]

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Prospective students invited to George Fox University campus during Oregon Private College Week July 23-27

Those who visit four Oregon Alliance schools receive application fee waivers to any member institution NEWBERG, Ore. – Prospective students interested in learning more about a George Fox University education are invited to a series of free campus visits scheduled in conjunction with Oregon Private College Week July 23-27. George Fox is among 11 private, […]

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More than 26,000 guests visit George Fox University campus this summer for events

School hosts sports camps, high school graduations, competitions and national meetings NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 26,000 guests are expected to visit the George Fox University campus in Newberg, Ore., this summer, participating in a wide range of activities that include everything from music and sports camps to church conferences and commencement ceremonies. In July, […]

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George Fox University’s engineering department awarded $100,000 USDA grant to assist farmers

School is only institution in state to receive grant, which will be used to provide technical solutions to farming challenges NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University engineering students will have the opportunity to provide technical assistance to small farmers and rural businesses thanks to a $100,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. The […]

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Transfer options available for Marylhurst University students

George Fox University is offering special assistance to graduate and undergraduate students seeking to transfer George Fox University will offer special assistance to Marylhurst University students affected by the pending closure of their school in 2018. The George Fox Adult Degree Completion Program will accept 100 percent of Marylhurst credits, waive application fees from Marylhurst […]

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