Comings and Goings

Courtney Elrod has joined the adult degree program as a department coordinator. She arrives from Young Life in Antelope, Oregon, where she worked as a store supervisor for the past four years. Before that, she worked as a summer intern for Young Life in Bloomington, Indiana, in 2011. Courtney earned a bachelor’s degree in speech language pathology from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2013. She lives in Newberg with her dog Kane and attends Family Life Church.

The Employee Empowerment office welcomes Kara Holcombe as an employment recruiter. For the past three years she has worked in Beaverton as a senior recruiter for The Adecco Group, a temp staffing organization. Before that, she worked from 2008 to 2015 as an academic advisor for the University of Phoenix. Kara earned a bachelor’s degree in business hospitality management from the University of Phoenix in 2012. She lives in Sherwood with her husband Daniel and daughter Kensington.

Note: Bios of other recently hired employees will be featured in the next issue of e-Colleague.

Caleb Howlett has transitioned from a temporary position to work full time as a groundskeeper for athletic facilities.

Megan Janes (Graduate Admissions) did not return to the university after her maternity leave so she could stay home with her two children.

Debby O’Kelley (Plant Services) retired from the university last month after working at George Fox for 25 years. She is looking forward to spending more time with her grandchildren and doing some traveling.

Sarah Small (Marketing Communications) left the university on Jan. 23. She plans to work part time with an organization that assists Syrian refugees in Salem, close to her home, and continue graduate studies in George Fox’s Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

Alex Harrington (Student Accounts) has left the university.

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