Archive for September, 2013

Record number of students enroll at George Fox University this fall

The Newberg, Ore., school eclipses the 3,700 mark for the first time in its 122-year history NEWBERG, Ore. – A record number of incoming undergraduates spurred George Fox University to new heights this fall, as an unprecedented 3,700-plus enrolled at the university to break the previous enrollment record by more than 200 students. A total […]

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Clyde Thomas speaks at first auxiliary meeting Oct. 4

The George Fox Auxiliary invites the Newberg community to a series of luncheons this academic year featuring the theme “Reflections on Pacific College/GFC/GFU History.” Each session will feature a special speaker discussing school history. Meetings will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Cap and Gown Room, starting with the first meeting on […]

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George Fox sponsors forum to discuss what church is ‘doing right’ with younger generations

ReGeneration Forum features Scot McKnight, Amena Brown, Dan Kimball and others on Oct. 19 NEWBERG, Ore. – What is the church “doing right” with younger generations? A one-day forum, hosted by George Fox University and Western Seminary, will address the question on Saturday, Oct. 19, in Portland. The “ReGeneration Forum,” featuring Scot McKnight, Amena Brown, […]

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Dean of George Fox’s School of Business speaks on leadership at free event Oct. 4

Dirk Barram presents “The Leader in All of Us” at school’s Portland Center NEWBERG, Ore. – All of us have leadership qualities within us. What do they look like? How are they manifested in our actions? Why might this fact be both important, yet carry risk? Why is it seemingly undervalued? These and other questions […]

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George Fox University invites alumni, families to campus celebration Oct. 25-27

Homecoming and Family Weekend event includes class reunions, a coronation and variety show, and theatre and concert performances NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University is again combining two traditional events this fall – homecoming and Family Weekend – and invites all alumni and families of students to its Newberg, Ore., campus for a weekend celebration […]

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George Fox University again receives first-tier listing in 2014 ‘U.S. News & World Report’ rankings

George Fox University named one of “America’s Best Colleges” for 25th time and among top 25 in “Best Regional Universities” West category NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University again received a first-tier ranking from U.S. News & World Report magazine in its 2014 “America’s Best Colleges” issue, released Sept. 10. The Newberg, Ore.-based university ranks […]

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George Fox’s Ralph Beebe hosts book reading, signing on Sept. 20

The professor of history emeritus will sign copies of his new novel “Cousins at War: A Civil War Novel” NEWBERG, Ore. – Ralph Beebe, a professor of history emeritus at George Fox University, will host a book reading and signing session to promote his new historical fiction book Cousins at War: A Civil War Novel […]

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Grammy Award-winning band Switchfoot performs on George Fox campus Nov. 16

NEWBERG, Ore. – Grammy Award-winning rock band Switchfoot will include George Fox University as a stop on its fall tour, appearing at the Newberg, Ore., school at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in Bauman Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. The evening will include an intimate set with Switchfoot, the premiere of the band’s surf […]

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George Fox hosts University of Kentucky’s Jane Calvert for Sept. 17 lecture

Event held in conjunction with 2014 launch of school’s William Penn Honors Program NEWBERG, Ore. – In celebration of Constitution Day and the inauguration of George Fox University’s William Penn Honors Program, the university will host Jane Calvert, associate professor of history at the University of Kentucky, for a presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. […]

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George Fox closes campus for day so 1,600-plus students, staff can serve communities

University’s 15th annual Serve Day on Sept. 11 will assist organizations, churches and elderly in Yamhill, Clackamas, Marion, Washington and Multnomah counties NEWBERG, Ore. – For a 15th straight year, George Fox University is closing its doors for a day to allow students, staff and faculty to assist nonprofits, public agencies, churches, retirement homes and […]

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