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George Fox volunteers join in eighth annual MLK Day of Service in Portland on Jan. 15

NEWBERG, Ore. – Students and staff from George Fox University will join five Portland-area colleges to serve at the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 15. The event, organized by Oregon Campus Compact, begins and ends with rallies at Warner Pacific College. This year, teams will serve at more […]

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George Fox Auxiliary hosts luncheons around theme ‘Alumni Serving in the World’

Series of events begins Jan. 12 with Lon Fendall speaking about the politics of Mark Hatfield NEWBERG, Ore. – The George Fox Auxiliary invites the Newberg community to a series of luncheons in the coming months featuring the theme “George Fox Alumni Serving in the World.” Each session will feature a special speaker discussing the […]

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George Fox University’s theatre department presents ‘Tongue of a Bird’ as its winter drama

Shows scheduled Jan. 25-27 and Feb. 1-4 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – A play that explores the power of female friendships will take over George Fox University’s Wood-Mar Auditorium in late January and early February, as the school’s theatre department presents Ellen McLaughlin’s Tongue of a Bird as its winter drama. Directed by […]

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George Fox University receives $1 million grant to support the thriving of pastors

George Fox University receives a grant of $1 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc’s Thriving in Ministry 2017 Initiative, which seeks to develop programs to help clergy thrive as pastoral leaders in congregational settings NEWBERG, Oregon – Portland Seminary, in partnership with the George Fox University College of Christian Studies, has received a grant […]

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George Fox University moves forward with plans to construct a new residence hall

The facility, scheduled for a fall 2019 opening, will allow more students to live on campus and more actively engage in community living NEWBERG, Ore. – A desire to allow more undergraduate students to live on campus and engage more actively in community life – and the prospect of continued growth – are the reasons […]

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George Fox University hosts midyear commencement ceremony Dec. 16

Nearly 200 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas NEWBERG, Ore. – Nearly 200 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas at George Fox University’s midyear commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 16. The ceremony will take place in Miller Gymnasium in the Wheeler Sports Center on the school’s Newberg, Ore., campus. Seating begins at […]

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George Fox University presents its annual Christmas concert Dec. 8-10

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. 8-10. All performances will be held in Bauman Auditorium […]

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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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