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George Fox University invites families to campus celebration Oct. 14-16

Family Weekend events include athletic contests, academic lectures, a campus tour, a tailgate dinner and a concert NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites families of current students to visit campus for a weekend of activities that include athletic contests, a tailgate dinner, music performances, a campus tour and academic lectures Oct. 14-16. Though families […]

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George Fox University unveils new Engineering Innovation Center

The exponential growth of the school’s engineering major prompts renovation of cafeteria into a 15,000-square-foot collaborative design facility NEWBERG, Ore. – The exponential growth of George Fox University’s engineering program prompted the school to take a bold step over the summer – completely renovate a decades-old building and convert it into a space to accommodate […]

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George Fox University breaks 4,000 enrollment mark for first time in its 125-year history

The Newberg, Ore., school enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduates and 1,400 in its graduate-level programs NEWBERG, Ore. – For the first time in its 125-year history, George Fox University broke the 4,000-student mark this fall, as 4,140 students – including more than 2,700 undergraduates – are attending the Newberg, Ore., institution. The total eclipsed last […]

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Internationally acclaimed pianist performs at George Fox University Sept. 22

Ilonka Rus-Edery and two of her students from Sam Houston State University perform free concert in Bauman Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – An internationally acclaimed pianist and current professor, Ilonka Rus-Edery, will join with two of her distinguished students from Sam Houston State University to perform a free concert on George Fox University’s Bauman Auditorium stage […]

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George Fox University again receives first-tier listing in 2017 ‘U.S. News & World Report’ rankings

George Fox University named one of “America’s Best Colleges” for 28th time NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University again earned a first-tier ranking from U.S. News & World Report magazine in its 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” issue, released Sept. 13. The Newberg, Ore.-based university ranks 23rd out of 124 in the “Best Regional Universities” West […]

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George Fox University announces names of urban leaders joining campus as 2016-17 scholarship recipients

Seven Portland-area minorities have joined the university this fall through the Act Six leadership and scholarship initiative NEWBERG, Ore. – Seven first-generation college students are joining the George Fox University student body this fall thanks to a leadership and scholarship initiative that covers all or most of their expenses. The Act Six leadership and scholarship […]

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George Fox University invites alumni to campus for homecoming celebration Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Events include class and affinity reunions, a 5K run, a football game and an Alumni and Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites alumni to return to its Newberg, Ore., campus for the school’s annual Homecoming and Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 through Oct. 1. Homecoming […]

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Augustine expert Trey Breyfogle of Aspen Institute speaks at George Fox University

Former Rhodes scholar is guest of school’s William Penn Honors Program NEWBERG, Ore. — An expert on Augustine who currently works as director of seminars for the Aspen Institute, Trey Breyfogle, will speak on the George Fox University campus as a guest of the school’s William Penn Honors Program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, […]

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

University’s 18th annual Serve Day on Sept. 14 will assist organizations, churches and elderly in Yamhill, Clackamas, Marion, Washington and Multnomah counties NEWBERG, Ore. – For an 18th 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 marks 125-year anniversary during 2016-17 academic year

School plans a Sept. 14 kickoff celebration, lectures and other events this fall NEWBERG, Ore. – What began as a small college that enrolled 15 students in the fall of 1891 has blossomed into a nationally recognized university expected to top the 4,000-student mark for the first this time fall – an accomplishment that comes […]

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