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George Fox University hosts midyear commencement ceremony Dec. 17

Alumna Juli Morse, a mechanical engineer and entrepreneur, will address more than 200 graduates NEWBERG, Ore. – Nearly 250 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas at George Fox University’s midyear commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17. The ceremony will take place in Miller Gymnasium in the Wheeler Sports Center on the school’s Newberg, […]

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George Fox University presents its annual Christmas concert Dec. 9-11

More than 150 student musicians and community members will participate in event, which will incorporate carols, Scripture reading and narration NEWBERG, Ore. – The public is invited to celebrate the Christmas season with George Fox University at the school’s annual Christmas concert Friday through Sunday, Dec. 9-11. All performances will be held in Bauman Auditorium […]

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Four George Fox University students selected for Stanford’s innovation fellows program

Students receive training on how to lead peers in areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity and design thinking NEWBERG, Ore. – With George Fox University’s installation this fall of a makerspace – an area designed to encourage innovative and entrepreneurial thinking on campus – four students are working to ensure the new resource is being used […]

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‘Treasure’ sculpture coming to George Fox University

Bronze piece depicting a family of four will be installed on Nov. 18 NEWBERG, Ore. – Visitors to the George Fox University campus will soon notice a new addition to the school’s campus at its entryway between the Pennington Residence Hall and Stevens Center. A bronze sculpture depicting a family of four, titled Treasure, will […]

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George Fox University hosts several November concerts

Highlights include “An Evening of Jazz” on Nov. 11 and a Hymn Festival on Nov. 13 NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox will host a series of concerts during the month of November, showcasing the talents of its students while also featuring guest artists. All will take place in the university’s Bauman Auditorium. On Thursday, Nov. […]

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George Fox’s theatre department presents ‘Blithe Spirit’ as fall comedy

Shows scheduled Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 27-30 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department will present a lighthearted comedy that has fun with the foibles of the English upper class in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, set to take the university’s stage in late October. Directed by guest director Jacob Coleman, […]

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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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