Check out this week’s home games

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Check out this week’s George Fox athletics home games:

  • Men’s football vs. Pacific Lutheran University Saturday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m., Stoffer Family Stadium

Questions? Visit the athletics website.

Update on ‘Wineskin’ submission deadline

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

The Wineskin is still accepting submissions until March 22! Last week’s announcement about submissions closing on Feb. 22 was incorrect. We apologize for any confusion.

There is no theme for this semester – just send us your best poems, stories, essays and artwork. The editors are open to a wide range of styles and subject matter, but we are particularly looking for work that pushes boundaries and surprises us with its artistic approach and perspective of the world.

Please submit all poetry, prose, photography and artwork online through this link.

Submission guidelines:

  • Poetry and prose manuscripts must be submitted as a Word document in Times New Roman in 12-point font. Please title your pieces and remove your name from the document.
  • Limit all prose to 1,000 words and send no more than five poems per submission.
  • For artwork: Files should be named as the title of your piece followed by your name. Please remove all watermarks from your work.

Submissions close on Friday, March 22. Questions? Contact Hannah Dierdorff at

Lecture ‘Why It Might Be OK to Make Bad Choices’ presented Monday

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

George Fox University’s Department of History, Sociology and Politics presents “Why It Might Be OK to Make Bad Choices.” All are invited to attend this lecture given by Bill Glod this Monday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Glod is the academic program officer at the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. He is responsible for managing a portfolio of more than 100 graduate students around the world who study the ideas of liberty.

Questions? Contact Angeleen Umfleet at

Bon Appetit is selling Valentine treats this week

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Stop by the Bruin Den or Bruin Bites this week and pick up a delicious Valentine treat for yourself or someone special! We’re selling house-baked chocolate cupcakes with raspberry buttercream, chocolate dipped pretzels, and Valentine-themed cookies all week.

Questions? Contact Lisa Miles at

Black Student Union shows documentary tomorrow

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Come celebrate the first day of Black History Month with the Black Student Union by watching 13th. It will be shown tomorrow (Friday) at 5 p.m. in Hoover 105.

This documentary explores the history of the Thirteenth Amendment and the impact that it made and still has on the black community. Snacks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Jessica Coyne at

Come to art lecture and reception with Andreas and Jennifer Salzman

Sunday, January 27th, 2019

Artists Andreas and Jennifer Salzman will be giving a lecture on their exhibition today at 6 p.m. in the Chehalem Cultural Center ballroom. A reception will follow at 7 p.m. in the Hoover lobby.

The Salzmans have been married for 28 years. They have been practicing artists for the past 28 years as well. Although they work in very different mediums, their work often addresses similar narratives. Both bodies of work discuss matters of relationships and the way those relationships define their lives. All relationships are approached visually with similar connections. Andreas and Jennifer both find themselves working with dialogue about their children, as well as those of their aging parents and loss of loved ones. This exhibition, The Journey, explores these narratives through mixed media sculpture and both traditional and nontraditional photography.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Salzman at

Job Openings in Athletics

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Are you interested in a career in Athletics? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, competitive environment? Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of athletic events? Here’s your chance to get work experience within a collegiate athletic department. We are hiring work study employees for both this summer and next school year. Check out the job postings on Bruin Careers, go to–click on Career Services and log in.

Once there, search for On Campus Student Employment.

Applications close on April 4, so be sure to apply soon!

Questions?  Please contact the athletics department:

Leadership Preview Night

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Don’t miss out!  Find out how you can make the most of your college experience by taking on a leadership role!  Leadership Preview night is next Tuesday, January 28 at 9 p.m. in Hoover 105 and is an excellent way to learn about different roles, ask questions and apply!

Many of the positions are paid, excellent for your resume and are a lot of fun to do.  We are seeking a diverse group, so come and be a part!  Food will be provided at the end of the meeting!

Student Voice Survey

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

ASC wants to hear from you!

Here are a few questions that your Student Government Officers would like to ask you. Thank you for taking the time to be heard. The Survey link is found here.

Villa Cafe closed July 30-Aug. 27

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Just a reminder that the Villa Cafe will be closed starting next Monday (July 30) and will re-open on August 27 when classes resume.

Thank you for a great summer and all your support.

Denny Lawrence

Nonprofit Career Fair

Friday, October 28th, 2011

GFU Career Services highly recommends and supports this fair for GFU students.  We are welcome to attend by special invitation. There will be a record number of 67 employers there.
Nonprofit Career Fair — Tuesday, November.1, 2011

The Nonprofit Career Fair is sponsored by the PSU Career Center. Employers will provide information on career positions, internships, and volunteer opportunities in the nonprofit sector. It will be held 11a.m.-3p.m. in the SMSU Ballroom, 3rd Floor, 1825 SW Broadway. For a list of employers attending click here.

If you can offer a carpool for the Newberg campus, please contact our office asap-x2330,  Thank you.

Semester Dates 2011-2016

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

In October of 2010 the Provost’s Council approved a set of assumptions by which semester start and end dates will be consistently set, effective fall 2011.  These calendar assumptions are as follows:

Semester Start and End Dates
Mid-Year Commencement – on the Saturday on or between December 15-21
End of Fall Semester – Friday preceding Mid-Year Commencement
Start of Fall Semester – Monday 16 weeks prior to the End of Fall Semester (may be Labor Day)
Start of Spring Semester – Second Monday in January
End of Spring Semester – Friday 16 weeks following Start of Spring Semester
Start of Summer Semester/May Term – Monday following End of Spring Semester
End of May Term – Friday three weeks after start of May Term
End of Summer Semester – Friday 16 weeks following Start of Summer Semester

Spring Break Dates are scheduled as follows:
Oregon – Week that ends with the last Friday in March
Idaho – Week that begins with the last Monday in March

5 Year Semester Dates Based on the Above Assumptions:

Fall Semester: 8/29/2011 – 12/16/2011
Spring Semester: 1/9/2012 – 4/27/2012
Summer Semester: 4/30/2012 – 8/17/2012

Fall Semester: 8/27/2012 – 12/14/2012
Spring Semester: 1/14/2013 – 5/3/2013
Summer Semester: 5/6/2013 – 8/23/2013

Fall Semester: 9/2/2013 – 12/20/2013
Spring Semester: 1/13/2014 – 5/2/2014
Summer Semester: 5/5/2014 – 8/22/2014

Fall Semester: 9/1/2014 – 12/19/2014
Spring Semester: 1/12/2015 – 5/1/2015
Summer Semester: 5/4/2015 – 8/21/2015

Fall Semester: 8/31/2015 – 12/18/2015
Spring Semester: 1/11/2016 – 4/29/2016
Summer Semester: 5/2/2016 – 8/19/2016

Provided by Melissa Thomas, Registrar

Graduating or withdrawing? Return your mail key!

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Graduating seniors and students withdrawing: Remember to return your mailbox key to avoid a $15 key fine.

Return key envelopes are available at Beebe, SUB, and the main Mail Center.

Clearly write your name and box number on the key envelope and drop in Campus Mail or take directly to Mail Services.


Audio Recorder found

Monday, April 18th, 2011

We found an audio recorder in Bauman after the Fox Film Festival on Saturday. If you are missing one, contact Sarah Tremayne at

Spanish Chapel – Friday, March 11 in Hoover 105

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Spanish Chapel tomorrow, Friday March 11 from 10:40-11:30am in Hoover 105.

Chapel credit will be provided if you slide your card.

We will start the service singing worship songs in Spanish and proceeded by a sermon by Josue Legaspi.

Anyone is welcome to come so spread the word!

For more information contact Michelle Gonzalez-Ramos –

Webinars for Students on Public Service Jobs and Internships!

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Internships – Tuesday, February 8 at 2:00 PM
This webinar is for students interested in finding and applying for internships in the federal government.There are new changes to student programs, and during this webinar, we will highlight a number of internships across government, and show students how to research, find and apply for an internship.

Full-time jobs in the Federal Government – Wednesday, February 16 at 2:00 PM
This webinar is for students interested in finding and applying for full-time jobs within the federal government. During this session, we will highlight a number of agencies and positions across government, and show students how to research, find and apply for an opening that is right for them.

Contact Career Services for more information!

Ask Student Life

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Do you have a question about George Fox University’s community life programs that you would like answered? From health and counseling services to meal plans….we will get the answer to your questions.

The editors of BruinLife are now accepting questions for their monthly online newsletter.

Each month we will feature a question from one of our undergraduate students.

Send your questions to:

The deadline for the February edition is: Friday, Feb. 11, 2011.

Mission Year Representative at GFU

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Next Thursday, Feb 3rd  we have the honor of having a  Mission Year representative (a recent alumni Sara Mendoza) with us for the day. We would like to invite any of you who are interested at all in Mission Year to join us Thursday, Feb. 3rd  at 3:30pm in the Spiritual Life House to ask questions and hear some of Sara’s stories.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided. An RSVP to would be helpful in knowing how much food to prepare.

Mission Year is a yearlong urban ministry program focused on Christian service and discipleship. Their mission is to take teams of people, place them in an area of need, and help them to serve people and create community. They are committed to the command of Jesus to “love God and love people,” by placing the needs of their neighbors first and developing committed disciples of Christ with a heart for the poor. View their website at:

Business Lab

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

This semester at George Fox University, the business department is implementing a study lab for all business students. This Business Lab will lead by two tutors at every session twice a week to meet the needs of struggling students with business majors. Additional study sessions will be announced to accommodate for class exams and possibly large projects. Students are invited to come and receive aid with homework, assignments, and group projects. Recommended to students in the following courses: ACCT 271, ACCT 272, BUSN 240, FINC 260, ECON 201, ECON 202

Starting Tuesday, January 18th

Business labs will be on Mondays and Tuesdays nights located in Hoover 104 Exam Sessions will be announced as needed.

Monday 6:00PM-9:00PM

Tuesday 7:00PM-10:00PM

Students are invited to come and receive help on any business related schoolwork.

Questions?  Contact Cy Senestraro at

Meal Plan Selection for Spring 2011

Monday, December 6th, 2010

The Meal Plan form is now activated on MYGFU under University Forms.

There are two things that you need to know before proceeding:

1 ) If you plan to complete enough credits to move into a lower meal plan you will need to wait till grades are posted to your academic record before making the change.

For example – for students on the 21 meal plan: If you have 25 credits completed now and took 15 credits this fall, then 6 of those credits will need to post before you can choose the 14 meal plan.

The absolute deadline for making changes to your meal plan is Friday, January 21, 2011. If there are extenuating circumstances pertaining to getting your grades posted by this deadline, please contact Jere Witherspoon immediately.

2) The system rolls all meal plans over, EXCEPT for the 35 block plan and the All Flex Plan since the meals/points on these two plans carry over from Fall to Spring. If you want to add these additional plans to your account you will need to re-select them in MYGFU in University forms.

Details about Meal Plans can be found on the Student Life website: Meal Plan Options

Students are responsible to confirm their meal plans each semester and make any changes prior to the 2nd Friday of each semester – January 21, 2010.

Students who fail to confirm their meal plans, and if eligible, make any changes, will be charged for the meal plan applied to their account even if they did not use the meal plan.

To select your meal plans on MyGFU:

· Log in to your account.

· Click on SELF SERVICE.

· Under GFU Resources click on UNIVERSITY FORMS.

Please address your questions to:

Jere Witherspoon

Student Life Office