Archive for June, 2019

Plan to attend July 25 all-employee meeting

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Make plans to join your colleagues at the all-employee meeting on Thursday, July 25. We’ll be meeting in Canyon Commons from 3:30 to 5 p.m. (with live streaming in PDS 160).

Have a shout-out you’d like to give to a colleague for recent work they’ve done? Share it at this link!

Please avoid parking in Hoover and Stevens lots on Monday

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The undergraduate admissions office is getting ready to welcome its incoming class for Genesis! Please be courteous of our guests by avoiding parking in the Hoover/Stevens parking lots on Monday, July 1

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Kelly Friesen at kfriesen@georgefox.edu or ext. 2248.

Please clear Weesner parking spaces by Sunday night

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Plant Services will be cleaning and re-striping the parking areas directly in front of Weesner Village, as well as the Weesner House lot, on Monday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 2. Please vacate these areas on Sunday night, June 30, to avoid potential damage to your vehicles.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

Come enjoy Hadlock space with your family tonight

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The Hadlock Student Center is hosting a Family Day tonight (Friday) from 5 to 7 p.m. We are excited to share this space with George Fox employees and their immediate family members!

If you plan to attend, please note:

  • We will not have staffing for roped climbing at the climbing wall.
  • Sandals and other open-toe shoes are not permitted.
  • Non-marking athletic shoes are required in the gym and fitness center rooms.
  • Children under the age of 14 are allowed in all areas of the HSC except the cardio/weight area.
  • Family members aged 14 to 17 can use the cardio/weight equipment when directly supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • Please take a few minutes in advance to complete the waiver on MyGFU for yourself (if you haven’t done so already) and a separate form for each family member who will be attending.

If you have any questions, please contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu.

DPS invites university community to barbecue on the quad July 12

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Join the Department of Professional Studies for a summer barbecue on the quad on Friday, July 12, from noon to 2 p.m.!

Join us for lunch, a time of community, lawn games, and honoring Jim Weller, a longtime adjunct professor who is retiring after 18 years with our program. The cost is $5 per guest. RSVP here by Monday, July 1.

Bruin Den closes July 4-5 for holiday

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The Bruin Den will be closed Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, in observance of the July 4 holiday. We will reopen Monday, July 8, with our regular summer hours of 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

From all of us at Bon Appetit, we wish you all a happy and safe holiday!

Route 66 takes a break from the road for July 4 holiday

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Due to the July 4 holiday, there will be no Route 66 lunch special next week. We’ll be back “on the road” featuring foods from Arizona on Wednesday, July 10!

Come say farewell to Alex Pia at reception this afternoon

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

Please join the student life division for a farewell reception for Alex Pia, our director for international student development, today (Thursday) from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Alex has served the university with deep faith, a heart for students, and a commitment to our shared work for 29 years. Refreshments and fellowship will begin in the Stevens Center’s atrium at 3 p.m., and a time for prayer and sharing will begin at 3:45 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Jamie Noling-Auth at jnolingauth@georgefox.edu.

Join colleagues at all-employee meeting this morning

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

Make plans to join your colleagues at the all-employee meeting, scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon this morning (Thursday) in Canyon Commons. Lunch will be provided for attendees following the meeting.

Portland Center employees are encouraged to attend the meeting in person, if possible, as live streaming will not be available.

The following is a message from President Robin Baker in advance of the meeting:

“I am looking forward to gathering for the all-employee meeting this week. I enjoy our opportunities to gather together. This week we will reflect on our past and then consider our future. In preparation for our meeting there are three things that I would like for you to read:

Thank you for attending and being part of the conversation.”  

Looking ahead, the all-community meeting this fall will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, in Canyon Commons. The day begins with a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided midway through the meeting.

Come wish Alex Pia well at farewell reception tomorrow

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Please join the student life division for a farewell reception for Alex Pia, our director for international student development, tomorrow (Thursday) from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Alex has served the university with deep faith, a heart for students, and a commitment to our shared work for 29 years. Refreshments and fellowship will begin in the Stevens Center’s atrium at 3 p.m., and a time for prayer and sharing will begin at 3:45 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Jamie Noling-Auth at jnolingauth@georgefox.edu.

Please avoid parking in Hoover and Stevens lots this Monday

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

The undergraduate admissions office is getting ready to welcome its incoming class for Genesis! Please be courteous of our guests by avoiding parking in the Hoover/Stevens parking lots on Monday, July 1

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Kelly Friesen at kfriesen@georgefox.edu or ext. 2248.

Free shirt, breakfast and lunch offered to Genesis volunteers

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

The undergraduate admissions office needs student volunteers to act as tour guides this Monday, July 1. You will be showing new students around, playing games, and hanging out. It is from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. You will get a free shirt, breakfast and lunch! 

Please email Jessica Daugherty at jdaugherty17@georgefox.edu if you are interested. 

Come say goodbye to Jenny Zaganiacz at reception today

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Join us anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. today (Wednesday) in the student life office as we host a farewell open house for Jenny Zaganiacz. She is taking on a new adventure after working at George Fox the past eight years.

President Baker has reading assignment for tomorrow’s meeting

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Make plans to join your colleagues at the all-employee meeting, scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon tomorrow (Thursday) in Canyon Commons. Lunch will be provided for attendees following the meeting.

Portland Center employees are encouraged to attend the meeting in person, if possible, as live streaming will not be available.

If you have a shout-out for a colleague, feel free to use this form to give them some recognition.

The following is a message from President Robin Baker in advance of the meeting:

“I am looking forward to gathering for the all-employee meeting this week. I enjoy our opportunities to gather together. This week we will reflect on our past and then consider our future. In preparation for our meeting there are three things that I would like for you to read:

Thank you for attending and being part of the conversation.”  

Looking ahead, the all-community meeting this fall will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19, in Canyon Commons. The day begins with a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be provided midway through the meeting.

Enjoy culinary stop in New Mexico for lunch today

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Bon Appetit’s culinary journey along Route 66 is headed to New Mexico today (Wednesday). We’ll be on the Klages patio between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. serving up pork adovada tamales, calabacitas, cactus salad, biscochitos cookies, and horchata for $7.25. See you there!

Join in fun of Hadlock’s Family Day this Friday

Monday, June 24th, 2019

The Hadlock Student Center is hosting a Family Day on Friday, June 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. We are excited to share this space with George Fox employees and their immediate family members!

If you plan to attend, please note:

  • We will not have staffing for roped climbing at the climbing wall.
  • Sandals and other open-toe shoes are not permitted.
  • Non-marking athletic shoes are required in the gym and fitness center rooms.
  • Children under the age of 14 are allowed in all areas of the HSC except the cardio/weight area.
  • Family members aged 14 to 17 can use the cardio/weight equipment when directly supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • Please take a few minutes in advance to complete the waiver on MyGFU for yourself (if you haven’t done so already) and a separate form for each family member who will be attending.

If you have any questions, please contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu.

Please clear Weesner parking spaces before re-striping project July 1-2

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Plant Services will be cleaning and re-striping the parking areas directly in front of Weesner Village, as well as the Weesner House lot, on Monday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 2. Please vacate these areas on Sunday night, June 30, to avoid potential damage to your vehicles.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

Medication questions? Come to MedSavvy presentation today

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Join us today (Tuesday) to learn how you can stay healthy and save money with MedSavvy! We’re hosting a launch-and-learn session with the company’s Janet Bronson in Roberts Center’s Room 130 at 10 a.m.

MedSavvy keeps you in-the-know with information about how well medications work and how much they cost, so you can find better treatment options for you and your family. All the information comes from a team of specially trained, licensed pharmacists, so you know it is information you can trust.

George Fox partners with MedSavvy to offer employee access to this impactful resource. RSVP here today, as space is limited. Questions? Contact Kara Holcombe at kholcombe@georgefox.edu

During this event, you will learn how to:

  • Virtually manage medications for yourself and loved ones
  • Stay up-to-date on the effectiveness, safety and cost of your medication
  • Receive relevant safety and cost-savings alerts about your medications, direct from MedSavvy pharmacists
  • Shop nearby pharmacies to see if you could save money on your medication
  • Get your questions answered by a licensed pharmacist

How do I register with MedSavvy?

1. Directly Online

  • On Regence insurance? Log onto your regence.com account and access MedSavvy from your member dashboard
  • Not on Regence insurance? Go to MedSavvy.com and use registration code GOBRUINS (code can be shared with loved ones)

2. Mobile: Text GOBRUINS to 77417 to receive a customized registration link

Join DPS for summer barbecue on the quad July 12

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Join the Department of Professional Studies for a summer barbecue on the quad on Friday, July 12, from noon to 2 p.m.!

Join us for lunch, a time of community, lawn games, and honoring Jim Weller, a longtime adjunct professor who is retiring after 18 years with our program. The cost is $5 per guest. RSVP here by Monday, July 1.

Update on Allegra and outside-department printing

Monday, June 24th, 2019

As we continue to transition to using outside printers, all printing must be paid using your George Fox Visa card. The Office of Print Services and the Office of Financial Affairs will not be charging your departments.

In addition, Allegra Printing will be accompanying all print jobs with an invoice, and it will be your responsibility to make sure that the invoice(s) get paid.

If you have any questions, please direct them to Richard Silver (rsilver@georgefox.edu).