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George Fox University to break ground on new residence hall in December

A record enrollment of nearly 3,800 students necessitates addition of facility on school’s Newberg, Ore., campus NEWBERG, Ore. – With a record enrollment this fall, George Fox University is moving forward to accommodate its growing undergraduate population by breaking ground on a new residence hall on the corner of Villa Road and North Street on […]

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Ken Austin of A-dec donates home to George Fox University for development of spiritual retreat center

The 15-acre plot of land and 7,000-square-foot home atop Parrett Mountain will be developed into a space for contemplation, reflection and prayer NEWBERG, Ore. – In keeping with the school’s mission to “prepare students spiritually,” George Fox University is using a generous donation from the Ken Austin family to develop the Hy Vista Retreat Center […]

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George Fox University invites all to its annual Christmas concert Dec. 5-7

More than 150 student musicians and community members will participate in event, which will incorporate carols, Scripture reading and narration NEWBERG, Ore. – The public is invited to celebrate the Christmas season with George Fox University at the school’s annual Christmas concert Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5-7. All performances will be held in Bauman Auditorium […]

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Prospective students, college transfers invited to preview George Fox University Nov. 6-7

Students will have opportunity to meet professors, admissions counselors, current students and coaches NEWBERG, Ore. – Registration is open for Bruin Preview, a two-day college visitation event that allows prospective undergraduate students to check out college life at George Fox University. This fall’s preview event is scheduled Thursday and Friday, Nov. 6-7, on the university’s […]

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Oxford- and Princeton-educated scholar speaks at George Fox University Oct. 30

Christian C. Sahner presents free lecture, “The End of Christianity in Syria?,” as guest of school’s William Penn Honors Program NEWBERG, Ore. – The state of Christianity in Syria will be discussed by an Oxford- and Princeton-educated scholar on the campus of George Fox University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Room 103 of […]

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George Fox’s theatre production puts modern twist on Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’

Shows scheduled Oct. 23-25 and Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 in Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department invites the community to enjoy a modern twist on a Shakespeare classic with its production of Twelfth Night this fall. Directed by alumna Megan Weaver, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based director who specializes in devised work […]

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George Fox professor, Texas software company team up to bring training program for young adults on autism spectrum to Oregon

nonPareil Institute and George Fox business professor Justine Haigh plan town meeting on Oct. 22 to discuss expansion NEWBERG, Ore. – The popularity of a nonprofit software company’s technical training program for young adults diagnosed on the autism spectrum has already generated national attention in publications ranging from Family Circle to USA Today. Now, the […]

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George Fox University invites alumni, families to campus celebrations in October

Homecoming and Family Weekend events scheduled on back-to-back weekends, Oct. 17-18 and Oct. 24-25 NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University will host two celebrations during back-to-back weeks in October, inviting all alumni to its Newberg, Ore., campus for its homecoming festivities Oct. 17-18 and all families of students for Family Weekend the following week, on […]

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George Fox University sets enrollment record for second straight year

The Newberg, Ore., school eclipses the 3,700 mark, which includes more than 2,500 undergraduates NEWBERG, Ore. – For a second straight year, George Fox University established a fall record enrollment, as 3,793 students – more than 2,500 of whom are undergraduates – committed to attending the Newberg, Ore., institution. The total eclipsed the fall 2013 […]

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George Fox University receives gift from Bob and Charlee Moore to fund nutrition awareness program

The gift, awarded over four years, allows university to launch ‘Nutrition Matters’ initiative beginning in 2014 NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University and Bob’s Red Mill are teaming up to educate college students on the importance of nutrition, launching a “Nutrition Matters” initiative made possible by a generous grant from Bob and Charlee Moore, founders […]

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Author, professor of church history Charlie Self speaks on George Fox University campus

Public is invited to two presentations on school’s Newberg, Ore., campus Sept. 23 NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites the public to free presentations featuring Charlie Self, professor of church history at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Mo., on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Self will speak twice on George Fox’s Newberg, Ore., […]

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