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

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

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 (

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 (

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

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 (

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 (

‘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 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

Hadlock Student Center reopens

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

Come join us as we reopen the Hadlock Student Center today (Wednesday)!


  • Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Please note the following changes:

  • The weight room has a maximum capacity of 22 people to maintain physical distancing
  • You must reserve a one-hour time slot for the climbing wall through IMLeagues
  • One-on-one basketball will not be permitted, but up to three people may share a hoop with separate balls
  • Basketball courts 2 and 3 will be closed for class space
  • Basketball court 1 and the track will be available outside of class hours (see times below)

Class times:

  • Monday: 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 7:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Thursday: 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.

This year will look very different, but we will navigate it together. We look forward to seeing you all again!

Questions? Email Kiana Rasubala at

Learn more about Disability Services

Monday, February 17th, 2020

The Disability Services Office is here to help you get the most out of your education. We have worked with students living with learning disabilities, ADHD, mobility limitations, chronic illness (Crohn’s, celiac, IBS, MS, migraines, POTS), mental health concerns, autism spectrum, PTSD, brain injuries and more.

Click here or come to our office in Lemmons 9 to learn more. Questions? Contact Andrea Byerley at

Faculty development opportunity: Elevating learning outcomes

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Join Rick Muthiah and the Disability Services Office in welcoming Martha Smith, director of the Oregon State University Disability Access Office. She will present a session titled “Universal Design in Instruction: Elevating Outcomes for All Our Students,” on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. in PDS 280 and at 3 p.m. in Stevens 207.

The concept of Universal Design involves creating environments that maximize benefit for the broadest possible audience. After an introduction to Universal Design, Smith will lead participants in considering how we might elevate learning outcomes for an increasingly anxious and depressed student population.

Faculty may participate by video streaming. This session fulfills two PD hours for faculty. Please RSVP and contact Rick Muthiah at if you have any questions.

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