RSVP for ‘Poverty, Inc.’ screening

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 25, the American Enterprise Institute will be hosting a showing of Poverty Inc., followed by a brief discussion of the film’s inquiry into the nature of human flourishing.

The movie will be screened in Hoover 105 beginning at 6 p.m. A spread of delectable snacks and refreshments will be available. Please RSVP here if you’re interested in joining us.

Questions? Contact Bailey Timmons at btimmons16@georgefox.edu.

Hadlock closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Please take note of the Hadlock Student Center hours for the Thanksgiving holiday:

  • Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27
  • Closed Thursday, Nov. 28, through Sunday, Dec. 1

Questions? Contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu.

Swing by Wheeler tonight for student-athletes’ fundraiser

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Stop by the Wheeler Sports Center between 5 and 9:30 p.m. tonight (Friday) to browse through a selection of old uniforms, practice gear, used equipment, and random hats and apparel that are up for purchase from the athletic department.

Each year, student-athletes host a “12 Days of Christmas” event to raise money to adopt three to five local families that they purchase gifts for on the 12 days leading up to Christmas. All proceeds from this sale are used for this event. Please come help bless local families this Christmas!

Questions? Contact Mindy Mickelson (mmickelson@georgefox.edu).

Final reminder about tomorrow’s MDA 5K fun run

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

This is a final reminder and some additional information about the MDA 5K Fun Run! The run will take place at 1 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday) in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Be sure to meet at the Bruin Den.

All George Fox students can race for free! Snacks and water will be provided. Click here to sign up for the race. If you can’t make it to the race but would like to donate money to the MDA, click here.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Tim Kaelin at tkaelin17@georgefox.edu.

Last chance to take Bon Appetit survey and win flex points

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Always wanted to be a food critic? Bon Appetit wants to hear from you. It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s a great way for you to tell us what you think.

Take the survey here and enter to win $25 in flex points. Today is your last chance to take the survey! Questions? Contact Jason Rosvall at jason.rosvall@cafebonappetit.com.

Check out technology from library

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Ever join a meeting remotely and wish you could see and hear the other participants better? Ever leave your phone or laptop charger at home?

The Murdock Library has you covered! We are pleased to offer some solutions to your technology needs, with the following items now available for checkout:

  • Meeting Owl to optimize viewing and hearing for remote meeting attendees
  • Phone chargers
  • Laptop power adapters
  • A/V adapters
  • CD/DVD players, USB
  • Headphones
  • Chromebooks
  • And more!

To learn more, stop by the library’s front desk. Questions? Contact Patty Vanier at pvanier@georgefox.edu.

Bruin Community Pantry closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

The Bruin Community Pantry food bank will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The last day the food bank will be open next week is Monday, Nov. 25

Please contact Jere Witherspoon at jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu if you have any questions.

Tertulia is finished for semester

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Tertulia, the Spanish-language roundtable, is finished for this semester. Please join us for more Spanish conversations on Mondays beginning Jan. 13! Questions? Contact Angeleen Umfleet at aumfleet@georgefox.edu.

Thanksgiving deadlines for Accounts Payable

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Following is information on Thanksgiving deadlines for Accounts Payable. For check requests received by the finance department by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, the check will be ready on Wednesday, Nov. 27.

For check requests received between Monday, Nov. 25, and Wednesday, Nov. 27, the check will be ready on Friday, Dec. 6.

Questions? Contact Accounts Payable at accountspayable@georgefox.edu.

All invited to Middle East study abroad presentation

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Are you open to hearing about what it’s like to live and study in the Middle East? Come hear from one of George Fox’s own as she shares about her experience and displays photos from her time in places such as Cairo, Amman, Wadi Rum, Marrakech, and Jerusalem.

From those who are thinking about studying abroad to those who simply want to learn more about what it was like to live overseas, all ages and walks of life are invited to this event tonight (Thursday) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Stevens Center atrium.

Questions? Contact Lynn Scott at lscott@georgefox.edu.

Come to International Chapel tonight

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Spiritual Life and International Student Services invite you to International Chapel tonight (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. in the IRC.

We will enjoy an early Thanksgiving meal while hearing about gratitude from several of our wonderful international students. All are welcome to join, and chapel credit is available.

Questions? Contact Jamie Johnson at jamiej@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Human-AI culture

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

A doctor of ministry student is conducting a research survey on a potentially mixed culture between humans and humanoid-AI robots (human-AI culture).

This survey is fun to join because there is no right or wrong answer and it only takes two minutes to fill out. Your imagination will not only be helpful for this research, but will also take you on an adventure into the new world of humanity blended with AI technology and cyborgs in the next few decades.

If you have any questions, contact Hoa Huu Nguyen at hnguyen07@georgefox.edu.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Gather for Fox at the Fireside tonight

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Feeling overwhelmed, tired, or just in need of a good break? Wondering how to maintain resilience in the midst of life’s challenges?

Join us at Fox at the Fireside tonight (Thursday) from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library as George Fox nursing faculty share their perspectives on living resiliently and well!

For more information, click here. Questions? Contact Sarah Stevenson at sstevenson@georgefox.edu.

Come to panel on philosophy of the body and pro-life issues

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Join the Students for Life Club for a panel discussion on the Christian philosophy of the body and its implications for pro-life issues tonight (Thursday) from 7 to 8 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Two George Fox professors, Abigail Favale and Marcia Bogert, and Sean Flannery, pastor at Church of the Vine, will be the panelists. The discussion will focus on questions such as, “Should we as Christians consider the body as inherently valuable? If so, what does this mean for the morality of abortion?”

Snacks will be provided. See you there!

Questions? Contact Joanna Gunther at jgunther17@georgefox.edu.

Please note accelerated payroll deadline in December

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Due to the Christmas break holiday, we will have fewer days to process the December payroll. Please have all payroll items (check requests, contracts, temporary employee time sheets, etc.) turned in to HR by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Regular employee time sheets and student time sheets can be locked at the end of the month as usual.

Student payday: Dec. 13
Regular employee payday: Dec. 20

Questions? Contact Belinda Creighton (bcreighton@georgefox.edu).

Support student-athletes’ Christmas fundraiser Friday

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Stop by the Wheeler Sports Center between 5 and 9:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 22, to browse through a selection of old uniforms, practice gear, used equipment, and random hats and apparel that are up for purchase from the athletic department.

Each year, student-athletes host a “12 Days of Christmas” event to raise money to adopt three to five local families that they purchase gifts for on the 12 days leading up to Christmas. All proceeds from this sale are used for this event. Please come help bless local families this Christmas!

Questions? Contact Mindy Mickelson (mmickelson@georgefox.edu).

Swing by Blazers watch party tomorrow

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Come to Hadlock Student Center tomorrow (Thursday) at 5 p.m. for the tipoff of the Blazers watch party!

There will be pizza, grilled cheese sandwiches, drinks, games, a photo booth, and raffle prizes. The first 40 people through the doors get a free Rip City sticker. 

Follow @Blazeru_gfu on Instagram for more information or contact your college representative, Paige Vedra, at pvedra16@georgefox.edu with any questions.

Bon Appetit serving Thanksgiving dinner tonight

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Bon Appetit is serving up a delicious Thanksgiving dinner tonight (Wednesday) in Canyon Commons. Join us between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. for turkey, ham, traditional sides, desserts, and hot spiced cider.

The meal is free for students on the meal plan. For others, the cash price at the door is $11.05 for adults, $9.05 for children ages 3 to 9, and free for children 2 and under.

We’ll also be enjoying the George Fox Jazz Band performing between 5:30 and 7 p.m. See you there!

Contact Lisa Miles (lmiles@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Volunteer to usher at midyear commencement

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

We are still in need of several volunteers to serve as ushers at midyear commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14. Come help us greet our guests, hand out programs, direct graduates’ family and friends to their seats, and make graduation a special event for everyone! 

All George Fox employees who participate as ushers will have the option to receive $50 through payroll or take three hours off in lieu of this gift. Non-George Fox volunteers will receive a gift card of the same amount. 

Contact Laurie Fair at ext. 2140 or lfair@georgefox.edu if you would like to volunteer to serve our seniors and their families on this memorable day.

Gather for Fox at the Fireside tomorrow

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Feeling overwhelmed, tired, or just in need of a good break? Wondering how to maintain resilience in the midst of life’s challenges?

Join us at Fox at the Fireside tomorrow (Thursday) from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library as George Fox nursing faculty share their perspectives on living resiliently and well!

For more information, click here. Questions? Contact Sarah Stevenson at sstevenson@georgefox.edu.