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Federal government honors George Fox University for community service

School is named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, marking second straight year of earning the distinction NEWBERG, Ore. – For a second straight year, George Fox University earned recognition for its commitment to community and civic engagement from the federal government, which named the Newberg, Ore., school to the 2014 President’s […]

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Noted scientist Kent Thornburg joins faculty at George Fox University

A 1967 graduate of the institution, Thornburg will serve as a scholarly mentor, research consultant and liaison to the greater scientific community NEWBERG, Ore. – A distinguished scientist has joined George Fox University as an honorary professor of life sciences. Dr. Kent Thornburg, a 1967 graduate of George Fox who has served on numerous study […]

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George Fox University hosts midyear commencement ceremony Dec. 13

More than 200 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 200 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas at George Fox University’s midyear commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13. The ceremony will take place in Miller Gymnasium in the Wheeler Sports Center on the school’s Newberg, Ore., campus. Seating […]

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VP, chief innovation officer Mohan Nair speaks at George Fox University

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George Fox University to break ground on new residence hall in December

A record enrollment of nearly 3,800 students necessitates addition of facility on school’s Newberg, Ore., campus NEWBERG, Ore. – With a record enrollment this fall, George Fox University is moving forward to accommodate its growing undergraduate population by breaking ground on a new residence hall on the corner of Villa Road and North Street on […]

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Ken Austin of A-dec donates home to George Fox University for development of spiritual retreat center

The 15-acre plot of land and 7,000-square-foot home atop Parrett Mountain will be developed into a space for contemplation, reflection and prayer NEWBERG, Ore. – In keeping with the school’s mission to “prepare students spiritually,” George Fox University is using a generous donation from the Ken Austin family to develop the Hy Vista Retreat Center […]

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George Fox University invites all to its annual Christmas concert Dec. 5-7

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. 5-7. All performances will be held in Bauman Auditorium […]

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Prospective students, college transfers invited to preview George Fox University Nov. 6-7

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 fall’s preview event is scheduled Thursday and Friday, Nov. 6-7, on the university’s […]

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Oxford- and Princeton-educated scholar speaks at George Fox University Oct. 30

Christian C. Sahner presents free lecture, “The End of Christianity in Syria?,” as guest of school’s William Penn Honors Program NEWBERG, Ore. – The state of Christianity in Syria will be discussed by an Oxford- and Princeton-educated scholar on the campus of George Fox University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Room 103 of […]

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George Fox’s theatre production puts modern twist on Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’

Shows scheduled Oct. 23-25 and Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 in Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department invites the community to enjoy a modern twist on a Shakespeare classic with its production of Twelfth Night this fall. Directed by alumna Megan Weaver, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based director who specializes in devised work […]

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