Archive for August, 2017

Do you love to sing? Come audition for Quakers and Notes

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Do you enjoy singing and want to be a part of an a cappella group here on campus? Come out and audition for Quakers and Notes! Auditions will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the choir room (Ross 208) on Friday, Sept. 8. Be prepared to sing 30 seconds of a song of your choice!

To sign up for auditions, use this link. If have have any questions, feel free to contact Alexa Aldridge at or Brent Townley at We hope to see you at auditions!

Love to sing? Join the Master Chorus

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Please join the Master Chorus on Thursday nights! It is open to all faculty, staff, students and community members. We will perform Randall Thompson’s “Frostiana” in Bauman Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 4.

If you love to sing and you love the poetry of Robert Frost, please join us on Thursday nights in Ross 208 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Contact Danielle Warner (

Be sure to sign up for diversity book discussion groups

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The Graduate School of Counseling’s Beronica Salazar will lead two diversity book discussion groups this semester. The groups will be reading Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (New York Times review). We have space for up to eight faculty or staff to participate in each session, and books will be provided.

Newberg campus meetings will be the first Wednesday of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. (Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6) in the Lemmons conference room.

Portland Center meetings will be the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month (Sept. 5, Sept. 19, Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 28 and Dec. 12) from 10 to 11 am, in PDS 290.

Please sign up here and indicate if you want paper or digital copy.

Mail Services returns to regular hours

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Mail Services is returning to its regular business hours starting next week. New hours will be 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.

ASC application deadline is this Monday at 5 p.m.

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Thank you for your interest in ASC! We have had an overwhelming number of applications for positions this year, and we are so excited you want to be a part of ASC. We will be closing applications for all positions on Monday, Sept. 4, at 5 p.m.! Make sure to apply before time is up!

Questions? Contact Khadija Bruce (

‘The Crescent’ newspaper is still hiring

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The school newspaper, The Crescent, is still accepting applications for all positions:

  • Art director
  • Financial manager
  • Reporters
  • Editors
  • Photographers
  • Social media manager

The Crescent offers a stipend for all staff members, as well as the opportunity to gain experience in the journalism industry and build your portfolio!

Want to join the team? Find out more information and apply at Applications will close on Sunday, Sept. 10.

Questions? Email Hannah at or Kelsey at

Don’t forget to RSVP for Wednesday’s staff lunch

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Welcome back! The first staff lunch of the new semester is Wednesday, Sept. 6, in Canyon Commons 101 from noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $4. Instead of a guest speaker this time, we want you to come enjoy an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues while eating a great lunch.

We look forward to another great year! Please RSVP by today (Friday, Sept. 1) to make sure we’ve got a seat for you!

– Brought to you by the Staff Development Committee (Adina, Peg, Debbie, Brenda, Kelly, Tim, Kera, Janeen, Teresa, Belinda and Jennifer)

Become a Friday @ Fox overnight host

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

If you love George Fox, enjoy hosting guests and want prospective students to experience what makes this place so great, then we want you to sign up to be a Friday @ Fox overnight host! Hosting will take place on Thursday evenings, and the students will leave you Friday morning. This is not a weekly requirement. Please click on the link below and fill out the form, and we will contact you when we need a host!

Friday @ Fox Overnight Host Form

Please note that there will be a separate overnight host recruiting process for our large visit events like Bruin Preview and Scholarship Competition.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Hughton (

Want to be in ’80s dance video promo? Come to Tuesday shoot

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

We need your help with the ’80s dance promo! It’ll take 15 minutes of your time and a sweet ’80s outfit to stake your claim to fame. Meet us at the racquetball court in Wheeler in your best ’80s attire on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 6 p.m. See you there!

Contact Gina Dodds ( with any questions.

Thank you,
– ASC Videographers

First swing dance of semester is tomorrow night in FoxHole

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Hello Everyone!

The Swing Dance Club is hosting its first swing dance of the year tomorrow (Saturday). It will be in the FoxHole. The beginner lesson starts at 6:30 p.m., the intermediate lesson at 7 p.m., and the free dance at 7:30 p.m.

Contact Andrea Roberts ( with any questions.

Hope to see you all there!

Courier schedule changes for next week

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Due to Labor Day this Monday and the Portland Center being closed, the courier service will deliver on Tuesday and Thursday next week.

Thank you,
Mail Services

Come try out for dance team next week

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Come try out for the George Fox dance team! We’re hosting tryouts from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, in Wheeler 211.

We are looking for ambitious, energetic and dedicated ladies and gentlemen trained in jazz and hip-hop. Dance team will be performing at basketball game halftimes, supporting George Fox athletics, and engaging with the community in a variety of ways. Come join us!

Wear fitted athletic/dance clothing, dance shoes of your choice, performance-ready hair and makeup.

Contact Adina McConaughey ( with any questions.

Faculty Chamber Recital plays in Bauman Auditorium Sunday

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Join us for an afternoon of chamber music with George Fox strings faculty! We will be playing works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven and Kodaly this Sunday, Sept. 3, at 3 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Rebekah Hanson will be playing violin and viola, and Sonja Myklebust will perform on cello. The event is free of charge.

Contact Rebekah at with any questions.

Bruin Store has many of your textbooks in stock

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Still need a few of your fall textbooks? The Bruin Store is back in stock of many popular titles. Come get them while they’re here!

If we are out of stock of your book, we can place a special order and have it here in just a few days. Email Michael Simmons at for more information.

University Ambassadors program is accepting applications through Sept. 6

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Are you enthusiastic about your experience here at George Fox? Are you looking for an outlet to share that with prospective students?

The undergraduate admissions office is currently accepting applications for the University Ambassadors Program. This elite group of individuals represent the university to visiting students, through hosting lunches, campus tours, etc., and have a huge impact on recruiting incoming Bruins. If you would like to be a part of this fun group, you can fill out the application at the link below.

University Ambassadors

Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 5 p.m. Contact Nate McIntyre ( with any questions.

Come for fun, food of English and theatre’s semester kickoff event tonight

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Want some free food? A place to meet some new friends? Come to the Department of English And Theatre’s semester kickoff tonight (Friday) from 5 to 6 p.m. in Wood-Mar Auditorium.

  • Eat free food!
  • Schmooze with the faculty of the English and Theatre Department
  • Hang out with old friends and new
  • Eat more free food!
  • Meet our new student writers, actors, poets, technicians, scholars and designers
  • Meet our new English and theatre adjuncts and staff members
  • Eat the rest of the pizza and cookies!
  • Hear more about the 2017-18 theatre season
  • Hear the latest news from our two honor societies, Alpha Psi Omega (theatre) and Sigma Tau Delta (English)
  • Finish off the dessert!
  • Hang out some more
  • Take all the leftovers back to your dorms/houses!

Hope to see you there!

Social work majors: Don’t forget today’s ice cream social

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Calling all social work majors! Come cool off with faculty, staff (and “Frisky”!) and other social work students to enjoy some fellowship, ice cream floats, hot dogs and chips!

We’ll gather from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. today (Friday) on the Meridian Street House lawn. Contact Kim Rapp ( with any questions.

Registration for intramural football and volleyball closes tomorrow

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Sign-ups for both flag football and volleyball are now available online at this link.

Registration closes tomorrow (Saturday) at 5 p.m. If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Mark Nathlich at

This is open to both students and employees!

Want to learn more about Fox Film Festival? Join us Sept. 5

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The Fox Film Festival is a committee of students responsible for putting on the film festival every spring. We’re looking for new students to join us in planning this fun event. Our first meeting is at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, in Lemmons 4! Come meet everyone and learn about the festival!

Questions? Contact Maggie Allen (

Swing by to see professor’s pottery at First Friday event tonight

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

First Fridays in Newberg are your chance to check out the local art scene, and September is a great month to do it. You can find adjunct professor Jennifer Loop at The Coffee Cottage’s drive-through lot in her pink camper trailer selling her pottery tonight. Come by and say hello!