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George Fox University closes campus for day so 1,900-plus students, staff can serve communities

University’s 17th annual Serve Day on Sept. 9 will assist organizations, churches and elderly in Yamhill, Clackamas, Marion, Washington and Multnomah counties NEWBERG, Ore. – For a 17th 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 hosts dedication ceremony for new residence hall Aug. 26

Former president David Brandt and wife Melva will be present for unveiling of building named in their honor NEWBERG, Ore. – In response to its growing undergraduate population, George Fox University will unveil a new residence hall this fall, the David and Melva Brandt Residence Hall, and on Wednesday, Aug. 26, the school will commemorate […]

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Microscope purchase puts George Fox University’s science programs in elite company

Institution is the only private Christian college on the West Coast to own the $180,000 instrument NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s Department of Biology and Chemistry added a new state-of-the-art confocal microscope in June, giving the school the distinction of being the only private Christian college on the West Coast to own the instrument. […]

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George Fox University invites students to campus during Oregon Private College Week Aug. 3-7

Free event allows students to tour campus and learn about academic programs and financial aid NEWBERG, Ore. – Prospective students interested in learning more about a George Fox University education are invited to a series of free campus visits scheduled in conjunction with Oregon Private College Week Aug. 3-7. George Fox is among 11 private, […]

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George Fox University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program receives full national accreditation

School is home to one of only two nationally accredited physical therapy programs in Oregon NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program successfully earned full accreditation this spring from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, giving George Fox the distinction of being one of only two schools in Oregon […]

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George Fox University embarks on construction projects to accommodate growth

School is in process of building a new residence hall, dining hall and bridge in preparation for another large incoming class NEWBERG, Ore. – To accommodate its growing enrollment, George Fox University is constructing a new dining hall, residence hall and bridge this summer in advance of another large incoming class in the fall. The […]

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Friends educators from around world gather at George Fox University June 18-21

The Friends Association for Higher Education Conference will feature one-woman play ‘First Lady Lou’ NEWBERG, Ore. – Religious Society of Friends educators from colleges, universities and study centers from around the world will gather for the annual Friends Association for Higher Education Conference, scheduled on the campus of George Fox University Thursday through Sunday, June […]

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Professors in school counseling, physical therapy named George Fox University’s top graduate researcher and teacher, respectively, for 2014-15

Lori DeKruyf and Andy Meszaros are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – A doctor of physical therapy professor and the director of the university’s master’s degree program in school counseling were honored as George Fox University’s 2014-15 graduate teacher and researcher of the year, respectively. Andy Meszaros, who joined the university with […]

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English, psychology professors earn George Fox University undergraduate research, teaching awards for 2014-15 academic year

Melanie Springer Mock and Sue O’Donnell are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – A psychology professor known for tough courses and a caring demeanor and an English professor who has written three books – and has a fourth coming out this summer – were named recipients of George Fox University’s 2014-15 undergraduate […]

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George Fox sends students all over the world for annual study abroad trips

More than 200 will visit locales that include Europe, India, Africa and South America NEWBERG, Ore. – Nearly 200 George Fox University students and 20 faculty members will embark on 10 international study trips all over the world – including South and East Africa, Central America, South America, Europe, India and New Zealand/Fiji – for […]

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