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George Fox University embarks on construction projects to accommodate growth

School is in process of building a new residence hall, dining hall and bridge in preparation for another large incoming class NEWBERG, Ore. – To accommodate its growing enrollment, George Fox University is constructing a new dining hall, residence hall and bridge this summer in advance of another large incoming class in the fall. The […]

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Friends educators from around world gather at George Fox University June 18-21

The Friends Association for Higher Education Conference will feature one-woman play ‘First Lady Lou’ NEWBERG, Ore. – Religious Society of Friends educators from colleges, universities and study centers from around the world will gather for the annual Friends Association for Higher Education Conference, scheduled on the campus of George Fox University Thursday through Sunday, June […]

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Professors in school counseling, physical therapy named George Fox University’s top graduate researcher and teacher, respectively, for 2014-15

Lori DeKruyf and Andy Meszaros are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – A doctor of physical therapy professor and the director of the university’s master’s degree program in school counseling were honored as George Fox University’s 2014-15 graduate teacher and researcher of the year, respectively. Andy Meszaros, who joined the university with […]

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English, psychology professors earn George Fox University undergraduate research, teaching awards for 2014-15 academic year

Melanie Springer Mock and Sue O’Donnell are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – A psychology professor known for tough courses and a caring demeanor and an English professor who has written three books – and has a fourth coming out this summer – were named recipients of George Fox University’s 2014-15 undergraduate […]

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George Fox sends students all over the world for annual study abroad trips

More than 200 will visit locales that include Europe, India, Africa and South America NEWBERG, Ore. – Nearly 200 George Fox University students and 20 faculty members will embark on 10 international study trips all over the world – including South and East Africa, Central America, South America, Europe, India and New Zealand/Fiji – for […]

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Oregon’s top high school choirs compete at George Fox University May 7-9

Sixty-nine schools are expected to vie for OSAA titles at all classification levels NEWBERG, Ore. – Sixty-nine choirs featuring the talents of more than 1,000 high school students will visit the George Fox University campus to compete in the Oregon School Activities Association’s 29th annual state choir championships Thursday through Saturday, May 7-9. The event, […]

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George Fox University history professor Paul Otto selected for fellowship at National Humanities Center

Scholar is one of only 32 chosen from a pool of 547 applicants nationwide NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University history professor Paul Otto will be among a select group of scholars nationwide spending the 2015-16 academic year as a fellow at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Otto is the first […]

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George Fox University hosts 2015 spring commencement ceremony May 2

Alumnus Ken Beebe will serve as speaker at undergraduate event in Stoffer Family Stadium NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 400 undergraduate and adult degree students will cross the stage for George Fox University’s spring 2015 commencement ceremony, to be held in the school’s new Stoffer Family Stadium at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2. In […]

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George Fox University’s College of Engineering commits to national ‘Grand Challenges’ initiative

School joins with 121 other institutions nationwide to tackle most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s College of Engineering has joined more than 120 engineering schools in a national initiative committed to educating a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing […]

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C.S. Lewis scholar from Oxford speaks at George Fox University April 9

Jason Lepojärvi is a guest of George Fox’s William Penn Honors Program and University President Robin Baker NEWBERG, Ore. – A C.S. Lewis scholar from St. Benet’s Hall at Oxford, England, will speak on the George Fox University campus as a guest of University President Robin Baker and the school’s William Penn Honors Program at […]

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George Fox University presents play ‘These Shining Lives’ as its spring drama

Shows scheduled April 9-12 and April 16-19 in Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – The production These Shining Lives, a poetic tale about the lives of four women who refused to allow a company more concerned with profit than safety to silence their voices, will take the George Fox University stage in April. Directed by Professor […]

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