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George Fox University students travel the world this spring on annual Juniors Abroad trips

More than 300 will visit locales that include Europe, India, Africa and South America NEWBERG, Ore. – A record 300-plus George Fox University students, faculty chaperons and family members will embark on 13 international study trips all over the world – including East Africa, South America, Europe, India and East Asia – for three weeks […]

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George Fox University hosts 2016 spring commencement ceremonies

More than 750 students to receive diplomas from Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 750 undergraduate, adult degree and graduate-level students will receive diplomas in commencement ceremonies planned at George Fox University this spring. The school will host its traditional undergraduate ceremony at the school’s Stoffer Family Stadium beginning at 2:30 p.m. on […]

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Alumnus serving in Ukraine speaks at George Fox’s Woolman Peacemaking Forum April 12

George Fox University’s Center for Peace and Justice welcomes Stuart Willcuts, Mercy Corps country director in Ukraine, to speak at the school’s 2016 John Woolman Peacemaking Forum on Tuesday, April 12. The theme this year is “Fostering Peace and Justice Through the Lens of Service.” Stuart, a 1972 alumnus of George Fox, has dedicated his […]

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George Fox University moves forward with plans to construct new Student Activity Center

A new 30,000-square-foot facility will be completed by 2018 and provide space for athletic, club and student government activities NEWBERG, Ore. – In response to continued enrollment growth, George Fox University is moving forward with plans to construct a new Student Activity Center to accommodate the need for more space for activities ranging from intramural […]

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George Fox University hosts free spring concert April 7

School’s Symphonic Band and Concert Choir will perform, as will the Chehalem Symphony Orchestra NEWBERG, Ore. – The public is invited to a free spring concert hosted by George Fox University’s music department at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, in the school’s Bauman Auditorium. The event will feature performances by the university’s Symphonic Band […]

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George Fox University students named in 2016 edition of ‘Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges’

NEWBERG, Ore. – Twenty-one students from George Fox University will be included in the 2016 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” George Fox faculty and staff chose the honorees by ballot, and the editors of the directory have endorsed the selections. The students were chosen based on their academic achievements, […]

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George Fox’s theatre department presents ‘The Balkan Women’ as spring drama

Shows scheduled April 8-9 and April 14-17 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department will present a dynamic meditation on the power of family ties in the midst of the Balkan Wars when Jules Tasca’s The Balkan Women takes the university’s stage in April. Directed by senior theatre major Cambria […]

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Author, UCLA professor William Schniedewind speaks at George Fox University April 7

George Fox’s 2013 Outstanding Alumnus Award recipient returns to campus to present ‘A Short History of the Word of God: Old Testament, Dead Sea Scrolls, New Testament, Early and Modern Church’ NEWBERG, Ore. – William Schniedewind, an award-winning alumnus, author and biblical studies professor at UCLA, will visit George Fox University on Thursday, April 7, […]

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Prospective students, college transfers invited to preview George Fox University April 7-8

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 spring’s preview event is scheduled Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, on the university’s […]

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George Fox sends students on five spring break service trips

About 50 students from the university will spend their break helping others in diverse cross-cultural settings NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University will continue its tradition of sending students to serve diverse populations during the school’s weeklong spring break March 18-27. About 50 students are joining employee leaders for the university’s annual Spring Serve in […]

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