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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 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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U.S. News & World Report: George Fox University among nation’s leaders in study-abroad participation

School ranks in the top 60 out of 1,800 accredited institutions in percentage of students who study overseas NEWBERG, Ore. – With nearly half of its undergraduates participating in international experiences, George Fox University is a national leader in providing study abroad and international outreach opportunities to its students, ranking among the top 60 in […]

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C.S. Lewis expert, Notre Dame history professor present free lectures at George Fox University

Author Michael Ward, director of the C.S. Lewis Centre in Oxford, England, and Mark A. Noll, the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at Notre Dame, visit in September NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites the public to a pair of free lectures this month featuring Michael Ward, regarded as an expert on the […]

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George Fox, Willamette professors debate topic, ‘Did America Have a Christian Founding?’

Mark David Hall and Steven K. Green will discuss subject on successive Thursday nights in September NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University and Willamette University are co-hosting a two-night debate on the topic “Did America Have a Christian Founding” on successive Thursday evenings in September. The public is invited to both events at no charge. […]

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