Archive for March, 2021

Miss all-employee meeting? Watch it online

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

If you missed the all-employee meeting last Wednesday, March 24, it is now available for viewing on MyGeorgeFox.

Click on “Employee Resources” and then click the “Community Meeting” link. The password “SpringAEM21!” is required in order to view the recording.

Questions? Contact Melissa Terry (

Library Workshop: ‘Intro and Conclusion Writing Workshop’

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Do you ever struggle to write the intro and conclusion paragraphs of your essays? Is starting a paper the hardest part of your writing process? Join the ARC for our “Intro and Conclusion Writing Workshop” on Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

You will be led through an easy process for writing tight, successful intro and conclusion paragraphs. You’ll even have time to ask questions relevant to your paper at the end. Come and get some preliminary help on those final essays you have coming up!

Questions? Contact Julia James (

Attend Game Night Club this Saturday

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Friendly reminder that Game Night Club will be meeting this Saturday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in Hoover 102. We hope you can join us for some Jackbox, Super Smash Bros, and other games!

We’d also like to announce that Gabe Messing will be the club president for the 2021-22 school year! However, Gabe can’t do it alone, and we still need a vice president and treasurer to help run the club. These positions do not take a lot of time out of your week, so please consider volunteering for next year! 

Questions or interested in volunteering? Contact Sadie Lapiers (

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Attend virtual event

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Welcome to spring! April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the George Fox Sexual Misconduct CARE Team is hoping to bring more attention and education toward this on campus.

We will be holding a virtual event featuring survivor, educator and wellness coach Brittany Piper. Brittany uses her story of adversity, resilience, and triumph to empower and inspire audiences to take brave action in their own lives and communities.

Brittany will be sharing on:

  • Rape Culture: A Survivor’s Perspective
  • From Hardship to Leadership: Transforming Pain into Progress
  • After the Assault: Healing Through Self-Care for Survivors and Their Peers

This event will be held next Friday, April 9, at 6 p.m. over Zoom. The Zoom link will be provided directly to you through email. Please fill out this Google Form if you are interested in attending.

We look forward to learning alongside you! Questions or concerns? Please contact Amanda Nguyen (

Help Sources of Strength become an official club

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Sources of Strength is currently trying to become an official club on campus, and we need your help!

We would like to ask you to take 30 seconds to fill out this form. It says that you acknowledge that Sources of Strength would be beneficial to the community here at George Fox.

Sources of Strength is an upstream suicide prevention program. We help to educate students on eight aspects of health so that they may live a healthier life. We want students to feel that they have a support system during moments of crisis.

We appreciate you all for helping us better serve the students at Fox! Questions? Contact Grace Emhoff (

Theatre department presents ‘Parables’ both live and virtually this month

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

The university’s theatre department invites the George Fox community to its spring drama, Parables: A Theatrical Installation, to be presented live on campus April 8-11 and virtually April 15-18.

Live performances are scheduled at 7:30 and 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 8-10, and on Sunday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. only. Live shows are available only to on-campus students and employees. If you are interested in picking up a ticket for a live show, contact Kathy Harris ( in the theatre department.

The virtual performances will be presented at 7:30 p.m. each night between April 15 and 18. You may pick up your complimentary virtual tickets and purchase additional tickets ($10 each) at this link.

Synopsis: Parables is a traveling theatrical installation that promises to be a unique experience for performers and audience members alike. Director Cristi Miles and an ensemble of theatre students will devise a theatrical experience based on well-known (and not so well-known) parables, fables, allegories and the international bestselling book, The Alchemist, by Paulo Coehlo, for site-specific performances around our beautiful campus.

To learn more, visit the theatre’s Current Season page. Questions? Contact Kathy Harris (

College of Physical Therapy will be treating patients for free this May

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Have any aches or pains? The College of Physical Therapy would love to serve you! From Tuesday, May 4, through Friday, May 28 (excluding weekends), DPT faculty and students will be evaluating and treating patients in our new Werth building.

We are treating all musculoskeletal/joint injuries, post-operative, pediatrics, vestibular, chronic pain, etc.  Whether you are a student, faculty, employee, or community member, this is completely free!

Our clinic is clean, safe, and we are ready to schedule your appointment. Please call Li-Zandre Philbrook at 503-554-2456 to schedule.

Need new shoes for Steps For Success?

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Do you need the right gear to participate in HR’s Steps for Success this month? Maybe new tennis shoes? Or another cool headband? Fear not! The Adidas employee store would be happy to help outfit you.

Download the Adidas pass, grab a co-worker, and jog on over to the employee store to check out their savings. The pass is valid until Thursday, April 15, so you still have plenty of time to stock up and meet your monthly fitness goals.

Please note: Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended.

Questions? Contact Sara Reamy (

How to enroll in classes from your shopping cart

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

When your enrollment time opens, log into MyGeorgeFox.

  • Click “Manage Classes”
  • Click “Shopping Cart” on the left menu
  • Select “2021 Fall Term”
  • Check all of the boxes on the left of the classes you want to enroll in
  • An “enroll” button will appear in the top right corner
    • When your enrollment time opens, click it
  • Follow the prompts to complete your enrollment
  • Don’t forget to go back to your “Shopping Cart” on the left menu again to enroll for the “2022 Spring Term”

To find your enrollment time, log into MyGeorgeFox.

  • Click “Manage Classes”
  • On the left menu, click “Open Enrollment Dates”
  • Select “2021 Fall Term”
  • Your enrollment time will be stated under “Appointment Begins”
    • The rest of the information on the page can be ignored
    • The important part is the date and time listed under the “Appointment Begins;” this is the time that you will be able to enroll in your classes for the 2021 Fall Term and 2022 Spring Term

Questions? Contact the Registrar’s Office (

Discounted massages available from physical therapy students

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Do you have stress, aches and pains, or just want to feel relaxed? Come by to get a massage from a doctor of physical therapy student and receive free stress management advice!

Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students ($15) and employees ($20). We are offering 25-minute massages on Monday, April 12, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. in Roberts Center 204.

We will be taking all the current precautions related to the delivery of healthcare during COVID-19.

All proceeds will help fund our medical service trip to Uganda. Donations are also welcome. You can register here.

Questions? Contact Maryssa Becker (

Apply for an internship with spiritual life office

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

The Office for Spiritual Life is excited to offer internships for the 2021-22 school year. There are several positions available for the Campus Ministry Internship and the Vespers Band Leader Internship.

These positions are now open on Handshake and will be open through Friday, April 9. If you have any questions, please contact us at or call 503-554-2320.

Know students who would benefit from an ARC appointment?

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Are you requiring students to go to the Academic Resource Center (ARC) before the end of the semester? Do you have students who would benefit from an ARC appointment for writing, study tips, or general academic support?

Please encourage these students to schedule now. Appointments fill up fast this time of year, so students need to schedule early.

Email Julia James ( if you will be sending students to the ARC for required appointments. Notifying us will ensure that we have enough available appointment slots to serve your students.

ARC appointments available as semester nears an end

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Looking for support on how to stay organized and study for tests as finals get closer? Want help with a paper?

Book an appointment with the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and finish the semester strong. ARC consultants are available to help you create a plan for success or to talk through your essay ideas. Be sure to schedule early, because appointments fill up fast this time of year.

You can make an appointment at or email us at

Today only: Half off all watersport rentals at Hadlock

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

It’s going to reach around 70 degrees today (Wednesday)! In March! Today only, the Hadlock Student Center is providing half off of all watersports rentals.

This includes kayaks, inflatable kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards! Please reserve your equipment online, and our staff will provide the discount for you upon checkout. Need ideas of where to go out on the water? Let us know!

Questions? Contact AJ Heil (

IRS warns of phishing scams

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Please be aware of an active phishing campaign targeting staff and students at colleges and universities across the country.

The Internal Revenue Service published a news release with details about the scam and how to recognize these emails and resources if you receive one of the suspect emails.

If you receive an email that appears to be part of this scam, please follow the directions on the IRS website and notify the Service Desk (

Are you a veteran? Sign up to receive an honor cord for commencement

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Are you a veteran who will be graduating this spring or summer? Would you like to receive a red, white, and blue honor cord to indicate your service at commencement?

If so, please complete this form by tomorrow (Thursday).

Questions? Contact Sherri Moore (

Grab free food at the local food truck festival today

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Need a midweek pick-me-up? Stop by the quad today (Wednesday) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a meal from a local food truck on us!

Each student will receive one ticket to redeem ice cream from Cream Northwest (gf/vegan options) and one ticket for either Ricky’s Tacos or G&W Caribbean Smoked BBQ.

Questions? Contact Student Activities (

Wellness Wednesdays: You can still start your Steps For Success

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Don’t forget to prepare for April’s Steps for Success event! Starting today, get outside, enjoy your walks, and keep track of your steps or walking time to earn a chance to win great prizes, which include backpacks, water bottles, different exercise accessories, and more!

Encourage others to walk with you and soak in the sunshine and fresh air. To help you get started, take a look at these mobile walking trackers and read this article.

Consider these precautions if you have a medical condition.

Questions? Contact Human Resources (

Young Life’s Friday club meeting has been canceled

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Our Young Life outreach Italian soda night, originally scheduled for this Friday, has been canceled. Check out our Instagram (gfu_yl) or Facebook (George Fox Young Life) for a devotional video. It will be up by Thursday night at the latest!

We will see you next week for club in the FoxHole at 7 p.m.! Contact Lauren Hall ( with any questions.

Participate in Easter egg hunt this weekend for a chance to win prizes

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

This Saturday, April 3, at 10 a.m. you will embark on a journey around campus to find as many Easter eggs as you can.

Prizes will be hidden inside all of them, whether it’s candy, stickers, or raffle tickets. At noon, we will hold an Easter egg raffle where you can win gift cards! Fill out this form if you would like to participate.

Questions? Contact Student Activities (