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George Fox University volunteers join in seventh annual MLK Day of Service in Portland on Jan. 16

In addition, George Fox participates in MLK celebration event Monday night at Chehalem Cultural Center NEWBERG, Ore. – Students and staff from George Fox University will join five Portland-area colleges to serve at the seventh annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 16. George Fox plans to bring between 100 and […]

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George Fox Evangelical Seminary has a new name: Portland Seminary

A little more than 20 years since a merger with George Fox, the seminary is beginning a new chapter with a revamped curriculum and new moniker NEWBERG, Ore. – Two decades after a merger that resulted in the creation of George Fox Evangelical Seminary, that same entity is undergoing a name change in an effort […]

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Beloved George Fox University professor Arthur Roberts dies at age 93

Man influential in naming the school at which he taught for 60-plus years will be honored at memorial service Jan. 7 NEWBERG, Ore. – To many, he will be remembered as the man behind the name “George Fox College” – thanks to his persuasive letter to the Pacific College board suggesting the school honor the […]

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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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