Archive for May, 2013

George Fox is No. 1 choice among private schools for Ford Family Foundation scholarship recipients

Nine students opt to attend the Newberg, Ore., school in the fall, three more than the No. 2 private institution of choice NEWBERG, Ore. – With nine Ford Family Foundation scholarship recipients bound for George Fox University in the fall, the Newberg, Ore., school ranks No. 1 among private institutions in Oregon in attracting students […]

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Nearly 30,000 visit George Fox University campus this summer

Nearly 30,000 visit George Fox University campus this summer NEWBERG, Ore. – Approximately 29,000 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 third straight year, a Special […]

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Education, seminary professors earn George Fox graduate research, teaching awards for 2012-13 academic year

Ken Badley and Laura Simmons are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University selected education and seminary professors for the school’s annual teaching awards to recognize the top faculty members at the graduate level. Ken Badley, a professor in the university’s School of Education who specializes in the integration of […]

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Biology, social work professors earn George Fox undergraduate research, teaching awards for 2012-13 academic year

John Schmitt and Cliff Rosenbohm are honored by the Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – A biology professor who leads students in breast cancer research and a social work professor who handles both teaching and administrative duties for a nationally accredited program were named recipients of George Fox University’s undergraduate research and teaching awards, respectively. […]

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George Fox University professor chosen as Fulbright Scholar to Denmark

Becky Addleman will teach future educators at school in Copenhagen in 2013-14 NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University will send a Fulbright Scholar to Denmark during the 2013-14 academic year to work with international students and collaborate with educators in the Department of Teacher Education at Blaagaard/KDAS, a teachers training college in Copenhagen. Becky Addleman, […]

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George Fox sends students abroad for annual summer service trips

Teams this year will visit China, Nicaragua and Swaziland in May, and Romania and Moldova in June NEWBERG, Ore. – Teams of George Fox University students, staff and alumni will spend three to four weeks of their spring and summer serving others abroad as part of the university’s Summer Serve program. Three trips in May […]

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George Fox sends students on annual study abroad trips this spring

University’s dedication to international study trips helps school rank among top 40 nationally in study-abroad participation in 2012-13 NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 200 George Fox University students and 20 faculty members will embark on 10 international study trips to Africa, Ecuador, Europe, New Zealand, Greece, Israel, Jordan and Iceland in May. The college study […]

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George Fox hosts stadium groundbreaking ceremony May 20

Occasion will mark official start of construction on Stoffer Family Stadium, home to the school’s football and track and field programs NEWBERG, Ore. – The Newberg community is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday, May 20, to mark the start of construction of George Fox University’s Stoffer Family Stadium. The stadium will […]

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