Archive for March, 2019

Come meet second dean candidate this Friday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

You are invited to meet the second candidate for the dean of the College of Behavioral & Health Sciences position.

A brief presentation on vision for the future of the CBHS and opportunity for questions will be provided at 9 a.m. this Friday, April 5, in Hoover 208. Questions? Contact Janelle Freitag at

How to register a vehicle for last five weeks of school

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Students, if you haven’t had a vehicle registered before this academic year, but brought one back for the last five weeks, here is what you need to do to register it:

  1. Bring your DMV registration slip to the Campus Public Safety office, as permits aren’t available online
  2. Registration will happen in the office
  3. $25 will be charged to your student account upon registration
  4. Download the parking brochure from the CPS website so you know where to park for the permit you are issued

If you brought back a different car than what you’ve had registered, you will still need to bring the DMV registration slip to the CPS office to get a temporary permit for the remainder of the semester.

Please take care of this as soon as possible to avoid a parking ticket for non-registration! Contact Nadine Kincaid ( with any questions.

Complimentary tickets available for Portland House & Outdoor Living Show

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Complimentary tickets are available to the 2019 Portland House & Outdoor Living Show coming up April 12-14 at the Oregon Convention Center. Employees can pick up two tickets each ($10 total value) at the Information Services desk in the Stevens Center.

We have a limited supply, so please request/pick them up only if you are reasonably certain you will attend. Portland and Salem employees can request tickets by emailing Barbi Doran at

Children 18 and under are welcome to attend the show for free.

Hadlock offers climbing classes this month

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The climbing wall is offering new sections of its Lead Climbing and School of Rock: Intro to Climbing Movement classes in April.

Lead climbing sections will run on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. School of Rock will be held on Mondays at 4 p.m., with a women’s exclusive class on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Both courses run for four weeks.

Additional class details and signup information can be found on Questions? Contact Emma Jorgensen at or Keith Schneider at

Spring drama opens this Thursday in Wood-Mar

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The George Fox theatre department opens its spring drama The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time this week. Come join us for this Tony Award-winning play about the mystery of the human mind and the power of forgiveness.

The show runs in Wood-Mar Auditorium April 4-6 and April 11-13 at 7:30 p.m., and will also include 2 p.m. matinee performances on Sunday, April 7, and Sunday, April 14. Open captioning will be available for the shows on April 7 and 11.

Student tickets are free both Thursdays, April 4 and 11. Please bring your student ID to the door (your name needs to be on your ticket). Employees are provided with one complimentary ticket for any of the shows.

Reserve your seat online. You may also purchase additional tickets online. Tickets are also available for pick-up at the box office in the Bruin Store (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

For more information, visit this page. See you at the show!

Gather for Roger Minthorne’s memorial service this Friday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The university community is invited to a memorial service for Roger Minthorne at 1 p.m. this Friday, April 5, at Countryside Community Church in Sherwood (18810 S.W. Kruger Road).

Roger was an honorary trustee and one of the “giants” in the George Fox community. He served on the school’s board of trustees for several years and had a deep commitment to the mission of George Fox University as well as Twin Rocks Camp, Camp Tilikum, and the local church.

We will miss Roger and his consistent presence. Please keep his wife, Mildred, and the family in your prayers.

International Photo Contest: Cast Your Vote!

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Finalist photos in the university’s International Photo Contest have been selected. They will be on display in the Stevens Center’s Duke Atrium all week (April 1-5).

Drop by the atrium on Tuesday, April 2, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., to cast your vote for the photos you like best. Cash prizes will be awarded for the winning entries!

The contest is sponsored by International Student Development/Intercultural Life. Questions? Contact Alex Pia at or ext. 2643.

Plant Services has several open positions

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Are you interested in a summer job on campus? Plant Services has several openings posted in Handshake. We are looking for responsible students who enjoy keeping our campus looking amazing!

We have positions in custodial (indoor cleaning), grounds (outdoor work), carpentry, and paint. The Plant Services office has a position that is open for the summer but would then extend into the school year (so it would require a commitment to both). The office position uses the summer for training.

Thank you for thinking of us! Questions? Contact Dixie Downey at

All invited to ‘Rethinking Azusa: If It Wasn’t for the Women’ lecture this Thursday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Rethinking Azusa: If It Wasn’t for the Women,” presented by professor and author Keri Day, this Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Day, an associate professor of constructive theology and African American religion at Princeton Theological Seminary, will present a moving examination of the Azusa Street Revival of 1906 to 1915 and powerfully weave her talk into the contemporary concerns of today.

Day’s teaching and research interests are in womanist/feminist theologies, social critical theory, cultural studies, economics, and Afro-Pentecostalism. She is the author of Unfinished Business: Black Women, The Black Church, and the Struggle to Thrive in America (2012) and Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives (2015).

She is at work on her third book manuscript, which explores how early Pentecostalism contributes to the religious and democratic imagination. In 2017, she was recognized by ABC News as one of six black women at the “center of gravity” in theological education in America.

For more information about the event, click here. Questions? Contact Nancy Schifferdecker at

Use the library’s Flipster app to read magazines

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Did you know that the library has an app for reading popular magazines on the go?

Download the Flipster app (Android, iOS) and enjoy popular magazines like The New Yorker, Popular Science, Writer’s Digest, ARTnews, Inc., Christianity Today and more right from your personal devices! Flipster is available for use on a desktop, tablet or phone. For more information, click here.

Questions? Contact us at

Plan to attend George Byrtek’s retirement gathering April 17

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Join us to celebrate the retirement of George Byrtek! We will gather to recognize his many endeavors and accomplishments throughout his 28 years of service to our degree completion program.

Plan to gather with us at the Portland Center on Wednesday, April 17, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact Courtney Elrod at

Learn more about Eastern Orthodox Christianity at lecture tomorrow

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Are you interested in learning more about Eastern Orthodox Christianity and the early church? Come to an information and Q&A session hosted by Kyrie Eastern Orthodox Club in Hoover 105 tomorrow (Tuesday) at 7:30 p.m.

Matthew Tate, rector of Eastern Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, will be speaking and taking questions afterwards.

Questions? Contact Anna Olson at

Join Ultimate Frisbee tournament this Saturday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The Bruin Ultimate Frisbee Club is hosting a George Fox-only hat tournament this Saturday, April 6, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Austin Sports Complex.

A hat tournament is where teams are randomly chosen from a hat and play a round-robin Frisbee tournament. This is open to all students and faculty, regardless of previous experience. The goal is to have fun, build community, and play some Ultimate Frisbee! Sign up here.

Please note: Bring both a light- and dark-colored shirt to distinguish between teams. The club will provide water and probably have bananas; if you want more snacks or Gatorade, make sure to bring it. Finally, we will be selling club discs for $10 each, so bring some cash to get a fancy new Frisbee.

Questions? Contact Kaleb Puckett at

Volunteer for skin screenings done by PT students

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The School of Physical Therapy is looking for volunteers for a skin screening session on Wednesday, April 3, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Roberts Center. Second-year physical therapy students, along with a medical doctor, will review your skin for any abnormalities.

If you have any skin concerns and would like to volunteer, please contact Linda Dallof at or 503-554-2451.

Hear from student LEGO pop-up book co-creator April 4

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Want to hear more about the LEGO® pop-up book imagined and designed by a George Fox student?

Fox @ the Fireside, featuring Grant Davis, will be on Thursday, April 4, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library. Gather around the fireplace for coffee, light refreshments, and a conversation with Grant, co-creator of a LEGO® pop-up book.

Grant Davis, from Beavercreek, is a sophomore electrical engineering student in the George Fox University College of Engineering. In 2018, LEGO® started producing a functioning LEGO® pop-up book that Grant imagined and designed. The set is now being distributed globally.

Join us at Fox @ the Fireside to hear Grant share about his LEGO® career, how he came up with his idea, and the process behind getting to work with the largest toy company in the world!

For more information, click here.

Questions? Contact Sarah Stevenson at

Watch videos of this semester’s ‘Real Conversations’

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

If you were unable to attend either of the spring semester’s “Real Conversations” and are interested in watching, use the links below to access the full videos. Please note: You must be logged in to your G Suite account to access.

Click this link for the video on emergency preparedness. Click here for the healthy relationships presentation.

Questions? Contact Brett Meyers at

Seniors: Swing by the Exodus Grad Fair tomorrow or Wednesday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Seniors graduating this spring are invited to come celebrate at the Exodus Grad Fair in Canyon Commons 101-102 tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday, April 3, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Pick up your cap and gown and get checked out with university offices before you graduate. Enjoy free snacks and raffle prizes too! Learn more here.

Questions? Contact Audrey Lichten at

Gather for ‘The Other Side of Home’ screening about Armenian Genocide

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Tomorrow (Tuesday) join us from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Stevens 207 to learn about and commemorate the 1915 Armenian Genocide in which 1.5 million Armenians died.

The short documentary The Other Side of Home will be screened and followed by a talkback. There is elective chapel credit. All are welcome.

If you have questions or want to connect with other Armenians, contact Heather Ohaneson at

Apply to work for the financial aid office this summer

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Are you looking for a full-time summer job? Join the financial aid office as an office assistant and help us prepare students for the upcoming school year. Apply on Handshake today!

Questions? Contact Jordan Nelson at

Students invited to shop at Adidas Employee Store through Friday

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Adidas has invited George Fox students to shop at the Adidas Employee Store now through Friday, April 5.

What You Get Access To
Employee pricing (typically 50 percent off regular retail pricing).

Instructions on How to Participate

  • This invite is non-transferable, but you can bring your family and friends with you (up to four guests per person, per visit)
  • Bring the invite with you to the store reception desk (or show the invite on your mobile phone) for entry and again at checkout
  • Show your George Fox University student ID (options listed on invite)

Location and Hours
Adidas Employee Store
2701 N.W. Vaughn St., Suite 209, Portland
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Click this link to download or print the pass.