Fencing Club hosts training workshop this afternoon

Thursday, September 29th, 2022

Join the Fencing Club for a LARP day training session today (Friday) from 4 to 5 p.m. in Hadlock’s large fitness studio.

LARP is a version of foam-sword medieval battle simulation that includes padded melee weaponry. This is in preparation of our LARP day competition against the Critical Hit Club, which will take place in two weeks (Oct. 14) from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

All students and employees are welcome. All equipment is provided, although it’s recommended participants bring athletic clothes and a water bottle.

If you have any questions, reach out to club president Mark Berglin at mberglin19@georgefox.edu

New students! Fill out this survey to enter to win prizes

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

We would like all new, traditional, undergraduate students to complete a short beginning of semester survey that asks questions about your start to the year. Each student who completes the survey will be entered for $25 gift card drawings. We would like to have ALL new students (including transfer students) respond.

Three drawings have already been pulled but a final prize winner will be selected from those who complete the survey by midnight, this Sunday, Sept. 18.

For more information, contact Rick Muthiah at rmuthiah@georgefox.edu.

Come hear civil engineering candidate’s presentations tomorrow and Friday

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022

Join us for a civil engineering candidate class with Dr. Gideon Lyngdoh tomorrow (Thursday) at 4 p.m. in Hoover 102. He’ll be talking about bending moment capacity in reinforced concrete beams via the ACI code.

On Friday, Aug. 12, Lyngdoh will present a research talk on next-generation civil infrastructure development of innovative, sustainable, low-cost, and alternative materials to advance green materials technologies in the field of civil infrastructure. It will take place at 11 a.m. in Hoover 102.

Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey at ammconaughey@georgefox.edu.

Swing by Spring Clubs fair today

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Hey Bruins, looking to get involved on campus? Want to learn to fence, dance, or play frisbee? Interested in learning more about political issues, faith, or arts and crafts? Well then George Fox has a club for you!

Swing by our spring club fair today (Friday) to learn more about all of our awesome student clubs. With so many to choose from, there’s something for everyone! The fair will be held in the Canyon Commons banquet rooms between 5 and 6 p.m., so drop on by before or after dinner!

Questions? Contact Genevieve Wolf at gwolf18@georgefox.edu

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Reflections

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

President Robin Baker reflects upon times when America did not live up to its promise and the challenging words of two men, Frederick Douglass and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who stood up and fought for African-American freedom. Read his blog post here.

All-Employee Meeting Nov. 30

Monday, November 15th, 2021

The next All-Employee Meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. in Canyon Commons. It will be followed by the campus Christmas tree lighting.

Come do some ‘electro swing’ dancing in the FoxHole tonight

Friday, October 8th, 2021

Ready for a cross over between the old and new? Join the Swing Dance Club in the FoxHole from 6:30 to 9 p.m. tonight (Saturday) for some electro swing!

Electro swing is like a mix between old-fashioned swing music of the 1920s and the new electronic music of the 2020s. To enjoy this cross-century music combination, It will be a flashier event full of lights, color, fun and excitement.

Wear your brightest colors and get ready to dance your heart out! If you have any questions, email Mark Berglin at mberglin19@georgefox.edu.

Library closed Wednesday through Friday this week

Monday, July 5th, 2021

The Murdock library and the 24-hour space will be closed Wednesday through Friday this week (July 7-9) due to a planned power outage.  The 24-hour space plans to reopen on Saturday, July 10, and the Library plans to reopen at Monday, July 12 at 8 am.  Library employees will be working remotely and can be reached via email. Check the library website for information.

If you have a question about an item you have requested or an item on loan, please email circadmin@georgefox.edu.  If you need research help, please email researchhelp@georgefox.edu .

PGE planned power outage in Murdock Library this week

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

The Murdock library and the 24-hour space will be closed July 6-8th due to a planned power outage. Library employees will be working remotely and can be reached via email. Check the library website for information. If you have a question about an item you have requested, or an item on loan, please email circadmin@georgefox.edu.

Masks no longer required for Hadlock activities

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

As of Wednesday, June 7, masks are no longer required to be worn while using the Hadlock Student Center for either vaccinated or unvaccinated individuals. All sports and activities will resume with no distancing or modifications required. Students, employees, and members are encouraged to give each other space when possible and to respect the personal choice of others who choose to continue wearing masks or refrain from certain activities.

If you have any questions, please email AJ Heil at aheil@georgefox.edu.

New waiver required for Hadlock and orientation for climbing wall

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Starting Thursday, July 1st, all users of the Hadlock Student Center will be required to sign a new waiver in order to use the facility for sports, exercise, or other activities. For employees and general students, they can find it here, under “Employee Resources” or “Student Resources” and “University Forms”. For guests and other members, it is located here. Please keep in mind that everyone needs an updated facility waiver starting July 1, 2021.

In addition, every person participating in rock climbing needs to rewatch the Bouldering Orientation Video and take the Bouldering Assessment Quiz again. Please note that climbers need to watch the video even if they have watched it before as it contains some useful reminders and information.

No mask or sport restrictions in Hadlock starting June 30th

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Starting Wednesday, June 30th, masks will no longer be required to be worn while using the Hadlock Student Center for either vaccinated or unvaccinated individuals. All sports and activities will resume with no distancing or modifications required. Students, employees, and members are encouraged to give each other space, when possible, and to respect the personal choice of others that choose to continue wearing masks or refraining from certain activities.

If you have any questions, please email AJ Heil (aheil@georgefox.edu).

Join us for Good Friday service this evening

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

The Office for Spiritual Life invites you to prepare your heart for the Good News of Easter Sunday by joining with us in remembrance of the events of Holy Week, concluding this Sunday, April 4.

All are welcome to participate in Good Friday Service (in-person) today (Friday) from 4 to 4:30 p.m. featuring a live performance from the University Choir.

Stations of the Cross featuring Painter Scott Erickson’s Stations of the Cross prints will be on display on the outdoor walls of Brougher Hall throughout Holy Week.

The George Fox community is encouraged to spend Easter Sunday celebrating with one of our wonderful area churches. For a list of churches, please click here.

Questions? Contact Jamie Noling-Auth (jnolingauth@georgefox.edu).

RA application deadline extended

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

The application deadline to apply to become an RA (resident assistant) has been extended to Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 5 p.m.

Apply or learn more about becoming an RA

Questions? Email reslife@georgefox.edu.

Residential Students asked to stay on campus until March 15

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

Last semester, George Fox had zero COVID-19 cases among our residential students from August until November. The pandemic is more widespread at this point, but we are determined to take steps to keep it off our campus. One important step is reducing opportunities for exposure. Residential students are asked to stay on campus until March 15, with the exception of essential travel, off-campus jobs, and visiting outdoor locations.

COVID-19 Testing and Results

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

COVID-19 testing is required for Newberg students returning to campus. It may take several days to receive results back. While you wait for the results, we ask you to limit your close contacts. You may attend classes, maintaining six feet of physical distancing and wearing a face covering.

See our COVID-19 website for more information about schedule and results.

Virtual Staff Lunch & Learn: Hadlock Center

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

We are happy to invite you to our October virtual Lunch N’ Learn session about the Hadlock Center and all it has to offer employees. The speakers will be Mark Pothoff and Kiana Rasubala, our new Hadlock program coordinator.

Grab your lunch and join other staff members virtually this Wednesday, Oct. 21, from noon to 12:30 p.m. Please RSVP here.

Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey (amcconaughey@georgefox.edu).

Textbook Adoption Appreciation event is coming

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

We know you have been working extremely hard to get textbook adoptions entered for the spring term, and we sincerely appreciate you! Textbook adoptions are due on or before Friday, Oct. 30, and must be submitted through the Follett Discover Adopt tool.

Faculty and Staff:

  • If you come by the Bruin Store during business hours to confirm the adoptions for your courses between Oct. 19 and Oct. 30, you will receive a one-time use Holiday Shopping Pass to use between then and Dec. 31.
  • Your Holiday Shopping Pass gives you 30% off of one item, and cannot be combined with any other promotions or discounts.

We look forward to seeing you soon! Please be prepared with any questions you may have and Paige Jacobs, Bruin Store manager, or Katie Villanueva, Bruin Store textbook manager, will be happy to help finalize your adoptions.

Questions? Contact Paige Jacobs (pjacobs@georgefox.edu).

‘The Student Collective’ is hiring

Monday, October 12th, 2020

The Student Collective is hiring new members for this year’s yearbook! Our team is made up of driven, flexible, and talented individuals who have a passion for telling the unique stories of George Fox’s students, faculty, and alumni.

If you think you would like to join our team, please fill out this form!

Questions? Contact us via email at ascstudentcollective@georgefox.edu or visit our website here.

Hadlock announces modified hours for mid-semester break

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

The Hadlock Student Center will remain open during the mid-semester break with modified hours:

  • Friday, Oct. 9: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 10: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 11: 2 to 8 p.m.

Questions? Contact us at studentcenter@georgefox.edu.