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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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George Fox University will add swimming as intercollegiate sport in 2018-19

Bruins will make their home in a Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center facility that will be renovated following passage of a $19.9 million bond NEWBERG, Ore. – An inaugural season may still be two years away, but already George Fox University is recruiting athletes interested in competing in swimming at the NCAA Division III level. […]

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Prospective students invited to George Fox University campus during Oregon Private College Week July 25-29

Those who visit four Oregon Alliance schools receive application fee waivers to any member institution 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 July 25-29. George Fox is among 11 private, […]

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Author, high-tech consultant Geoffrey Moore speaks on George Fox University campus July 8

Author of million-selling book Crossing the Chasm visits as guest of George Fox and BendPoly summer program NEWBERG, Ore. – An author, speaker and advisor who has written a million-selling book and advises high-tech enterprises that include Microsoft, Intel and Salesforce, will speak on the George Fox University campus on Friday, July 8. The public […]

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More than 30,000 guests visit George Fox University campus this summer for events

School will host sports camps, high school graduations, competitions and national meetings NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 30,000 guests are expected to visit the George Fox University campus in Newberg, Ore., this summer, participating in a wide range of activities that include everything from music and sports camps to church conferences and, for a sixth […]

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George Fox hosts national conference for librarians June 13-16

About 150 librarians from across the U.S. and the world will be on campus for annual Association of Christian Librarians event NEWBERG, Ore. – “Exploring New Frontiers” is the theme of the 60th annual conference of the Association of Christian Librarians, to be hosted on the campus of George Fox University June 13-16. The university’s […]

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George Fox University boosts student employability with introduction of digital marketing course

BendPoly, a professional skills academy, will make its debut at the university with a special networking kickoff event June 6 NEWBERG, Ore. – A group of George Fox University students are boosting their chances for future employment by participating in an eight-week professional skills academy course making its debut at the Newberg, Ore., institution this […]

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Seminary, business professors earn George Fox University graduate research, teaching awards for 2015-16 academic year

Nell Becker Sweeden and Craig Johnson are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – A longtime business professor and a seminary professor who specializes in teaching hybrid courses – a combination of classroom and online instruction – were honored as George Fox University’s top researcher/scholar and teacher, respectively, at the graduate level. Craig […]

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Nursing, education professors earn George Fox University undergraduate research, teaching awards for 2015-16 academic year

Stephanie Fisher and Yune Tran are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – A nursing professor who was instrumental in bringing international medical-mission trips back to her department and an education professor who has presented research at more than 10 major national and international conferences in recent years were named recipients of George […]

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George Fox students partner with ministries to serve in China, Romania/Moldova and Kenya

Twenty-one volunteers embark on trips abroad this May NEWBERG, Ore. – Three teams of George Fox University volunteers are spending part of their summer break serving others abroad as part of the university’s annual Summer Serve program. Three trips in May – to Romania/Moldova, China and Kenya – “will challenge students to learn from and […]

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