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George Fox University hosts series of concerts in November

Performances by the school’s Symphonic Band and Concert Choir are scheduled, as are an Organ Hymn Festival Concert and ‘An Evening of Jazz’ NEWBERG, Ore. – Music aficionados will have plenty of opportunities to attend concerts at George Fox University during the month of November, as five large-scale concerts are scheduled in Bauman Auditorium on […]

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George Fox University lands national accreditation for Master of Social Work program

The university is one of only 14 Christian schools nationwide and one of three in Oregon to offer a nationally accredited MSW program NEWBERG. Ore. – The Council on Social Work Education has granted George Fox University’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program initial accreditation, giving the Christian university the distinction of being one of […]

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George Fox University invites families to campus celebration Oct. 27-29

Family Weekend events include athletic contests, academic lectures, a campus tour, a tailgate party, a concert and a theatrical performance NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites families of current students to visit campus for a weekend of activities that include athletic contests, a tailgate party, music performances, a campus tour and academic lectures Oct. […]

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George Fox’s theatre department presents Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ as fall comedy

Shows scheduled Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 26-29 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department will present one of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, on the university’s Wood-Mar Auditorium stage in October. Directed by Professor of Theatre Rhett Luedtke, the production will be presented Thursday through Saturday, […]

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George Fox University tops 4,000 enrollment mark for second straight year

The Newberg, Ore., school boast a record 2,414 traditional undergraduates and matches its record total of 628 incoming freshmen NEWBERG, Ore. – A record number of traditional undergraduate students has propelled George Fox University past the 4,000-student mark for a second straight year, with 4,080 students enrolling in the Newberg, Oregon-based institution this fall. Bolstered […]

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George Fox recognized in ‘U.S. News’ rankings for 30th time

The school is named one of “America’s Best Colleges” and also ranks on “Best Value” and “Best Colleges for Veterans” 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, its engineering and study abroad programs, and its offerings […]

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George Fox University hires Nichole Drew as its first director of employee empowerment

The former talent development manager with Enterprise Holdings Inc. arrives with 13-plus years of management and HR experience NEWBERG, Ore. – Nichole Drew, a talent development manager the past four years with Enterprise Holdings Inc. who has 13-plus years of management and human resources experience, joins George Fox University this month as its first director […]

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

University’s 19th annual Serve Day on Sept. 13 will assist organizations, churches and elderly in Yamhill, Clackamas, Marion, Washington and Multnomah counties NEWBERG, Ore. – For a 19th straight year, George Fox University is closing its doors for a day to allow students, staff and faculty to assist nonprofits, public agencies, churches, retirement homes and […]

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George Fox University invites alumni to campus for homecoming celebration Sept. 22-24

Events include class and affinity reunions, a tailgate party, a football game and an Alumni and Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony NEWBERG, Ore. (Sept. 4, 2017) – George Fox University invites alumni to return to its Newberg, Ore., campus for the school’s annual Homecoming and Alumni Weekend event Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22-24. Homecoming […]

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George Fox University’s engineering program joins elite company with KEEN membership selection

Institution is one of only 30 member schools in the country committed to collaboration and Entrepreneurial Minded Learning model NEWBERG, Ore. – Years of behind-the-scenes work by Dean Bob Harder and his colleagues in George Fox University’s engineering major have paid dividends, as the program has been accepted into the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network, a […]

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George Fox University installs covered tennis structure on its Austin Sports Complex property

New facility will bolster the university’s tennis teams’ recruitment efforts NEWBERG, Ore. – In a move to benefit the school’s intercollegiate tennis programs, George Fox University is moving forward with plans to construct a covered tennis structure on its Austin Sports Complex property. Construction begins this summer and concludes in the fall. The facility will […]

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