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‘Celebration of Discipline’ author Richard Foster hosts conference on George Fox University campus June 10-13

Registration is now open for the event, which celebrates 40th anniversary of the bestselling book’s release NEWBERG, Ore. – Forty years ago, a Newberg, Oregon-based teacher and pastor, Richard Foster, penned a book, Celebration of Discipline, that would sell well over 2 million copies, get named “one of the top-10 religious books of the 20th […]

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Musical theatre presentation, ‘Of Ebony Embers,’ to be performed on George Fox University campus on March 3

Free production celebrates the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance era in New York City NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University will serve as the venue for a special musical theatre presentation, Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance, presented by guest Core Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, in the […]

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Monster Piano Concert takes center stage at George Fox University on Feb. 15

Sixteen pianists will play eight grand pianos at 12th annual Bösendorfer Artist Concert Series event NEWBERG, Ore. – The music of Star Wars, Bach and Scott Joplin will fill George Fox University’s Bauman Auditorium when a Monster Piano Concert takes the stage for the university’s 12th annual Bösendorfer Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, […]

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Cambridge professor speaks on ‘Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe?’ at George Fox University Feb. 22

Dr. Simon Conway Morris visits for school’s annual Dalton Lecture NEWBERG, Ore. – A Cambridge professor of evolutionary palaeobiology, Dr. Simon Conway Morris, will present the eighth annual Dalton Lecture at George Fox University at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the school’s Bauman Auditorium. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Morris’ […]

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George Fox University offers free tax preparation assistance

The College of Business service will be offered Feb. 16-17 and April 6-7 NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s accounting department within the school’s College of Business is offering free tax preparation and e-filing assistance to local residents. Dates for help sessions are two upcoming Fridays and Saturdays: Feb. 16-17 and April 6-7. The Tax-Aide […]

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘global vision’ is topic of special lecture at George Fox University

Special guest Clayborne Carson speaks at free presentation Feb. 8 NEWBERG, Ore. – In recognition of Black History Month, George Fox University invites the public to a special presentation, “Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Inner Life and Global Vision,” featuring Clayborne Carson, one of the nation’s most renowned scholars of King. The free lecture runs […]

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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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