PT program’s Africa service trip hosts banquet and auction fundraiser

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

This summer the university’s physical therapy department is taking a medical service trip to Ghana and Uganda to serve a diverse and less privileged community.

To help raise funds for the trip, we are hosting a banquet on Saturday, April 6, at 5 p.m. in Canyon Commons. Tickets are $25 and include dinner and a silent auction.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact John Miller at Johnm17@georgefox.edu or call/text 503-550-1713, or come by the physical therapy department in the Roberts Center and ask for John.

Gather for honors recital tomorrow

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Gather for an honors recital by the university’s top musical performers tomorrow (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium, with a reception to follow.

Come watch performances by students Morgan Dunn, Alex Hastings, Sadie Lapiers, Karsten Montgomery, Daniel Natzke, Nicole Parsons, Comfort Smith, Julia Wenndt, Selena Wolkenhauer, and Jacob Yoakum.

Questions? Contact Kenn Willson at kwillson@georgefox.edu.

Swing by Sandwich Express today to support PT program’s Africa service trip

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

This summer the university’s physical therapy department is taking a medical service trip to Ghana and Uganda to serve a diverse and less privileged community.

To help raise funds for the trip, we are doing a fundraiser at Sandwich Express in Newberg where a portion of the evening’s profits go to support our trip. Come order some food between 3 and 6:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) to help support our cause!

If you have any questions, please contact Zach Klemmer at zklemmer17@georgefox.edu.

Plan to attend George Byrtek’s retirement gathering next month

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Join us next month to celebrate the retirement of Dr. George Byrtek! We will gather to recognize his many endeavors and accomplishments throughout his 28 years of service to our degree completion program.

Plan to gather with us at the Portland Center on Wednesday, April 17, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact Courtney Elrod at celrod@georgefox.edu.

Swing by Red Robin on March 28 to support PT program’s Africa service trip

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

This summer the university’s physical therapy department is taking a medical service trip to Ghana and Uganda to serve a diverse and less privileged community.

To help raise funds for the trip, we are doing a fundraiser at Red Robin in Sherwood. A portion of the evening’s profits go to support our trip. Come order some food between 5 and 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, to help support our cause!

If you have any questions, please contact Zach Klemmer at zklemmer17@georgefox.edu.

Learn more about Eastern Orthodox Christianity

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Are you interested in learning more about Eastern Orthodox Christianity and the early church alive today? Come to an information and Q&A session hosted by Kyrie Eastern Orthodox Club in Hoover 105 on Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Matthew Tate, rector of Eastern Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, will be speaking and taking questions afterwards.

Questions? Contact Anna Olson at aolson17@georgefox.edu.

Survey: perceived barriers to exercise

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

We are conducting a survey that looks at the perceived barriers to exercise in college students and George Fox employees for our senior seminar research project. This survey applies to individuals who consider themselves active, inactive, and every fitness level in between.

This survey takes roughly five to ten minutes to fill out and all responses are kept anonymous.

Questions? Contact Hannah Busch at hbusch15@georgefox.edu or Sydney Reynolds at sreynolds16@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.

Stop by nursing serve team’s Krispy Kreme and Dutch Bros. fundraiser today

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Do you like Krispy Kreme and Dutch Bros.?

If you do, come support the nursing serve team to Kenya and purchase a Krispy Kreme donut, maybe even a dozen if you so desire, and a Dutch Bros. gift card! Stop by our table outside Klages today (Wednesday) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Donuts are $1 each or $10 for a dozen, and gift cards can be purchased at any amount to immediately be spent at any Dutch Bros. location. We take any form of payment, including cash, check, card payment, and Venmo/PayPal/cash app.

Questions? Contact Ashley Imes at aimes15@georgefox.edu.

Watch videos of this semester’s Real Conversations

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

If you were unable to attend either spring semester Real Conversation and are interested in watching, use the links below to access the full videos. Please note: You must be logged in to your @georgefox.edu G Suite account to access.

Click here for the Real Conversation on Emergency Preparedness. Click here for the Real Conversation on Healthy Relationships.

Questions? Contact Brett Meyers at bmeyers@georgefox.edu.

Gather for panel discussion tonight on Trump presidency

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Tonight (Wednesday) from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101 the American Enterprise Institute and a panel of professors will be discussing President Trump’s time in office, as he has recently passed the midpoint of his presidential term.

Panelists Nate Peach, Gina Miller and Ron Mock will analyze the presidency so far from the perspective of economic, international, and domestic policy. Dinner will be provided. RSVP here.

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

Make plans to attend spring drama in April

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The George Fox theatre department opens its spring drama The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in early April. Come join us for this Tony Award-winning play about the mystery of the human mind and the power of forgiveness.

The show runs in Wood-Mar Auditorium April 4-6 and April 11-13 at 7:30 p.m., and will also include 2 p.m. matinee performances on Sunday, April 7, and Sunday, April 14. Open captioning will be available for the shows on April 7 and 11.

Student tickets are free both Thursdays, April 4 and 11. Please bring your student ID to the door (your name needs to be on your ticket). Employees are provided with one complimentary ticket for any of the shows.

Reserve your seat online. You may also purchase additional tickets online. Tickets are also available for pick-up at the box office in the Bruin Store (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

For more information, visit this page. See you at the show!

Gather for the last Mathetes event of this semester

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Join us tonight (Tuesday) for the last Mathetes discussion of the year in Canyon Commons 103 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

We will be discussing truth, evangelism, and cross-cultural exchange in a global context. Don’t forget that you can get elective chapel credit for this event. We hope to see you all there!

Questions? Contact Katherine Walker at kwalker15@georgefox.edu.

All invited to PT doctor’s lecture tonight on prosthetic device development

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The School of Physical Therapy is excited to host Dr. Jason Wilken to lecture on the topic “Stairs as a Model for Understanding Prosthetic Device Development” tonight (Tuesday) in Canyon Commons 101 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This presentation will expand the clinician’s understanding and appreciation of the biomechanics, technology and patient factors that drive state-of-the-art prosthesis and development. Please join us for a high-level and engaging talk with Dr. Wilken. Light refreshments will be served.

Wilken is an associate professor and director of collaborative research and development in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Iowa.

Questions? Contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu.

Nominate seniors for C.W. Perry Servant Leadership Award

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Do you know a senior who demonstrates outstanding service as a servant leader on campus or in the community? You can honor that person and the activity of voluntary service by nominating him or her for the C.W. Perry Servant Leadership Award.

In order for your nominee to qualify, this nomination form must be received by Friday, March 22.

The trustees of the Barney II and Moore Foundations have established the C.W. Perry Servant Leadership Award at George Fox University to reward leadership in the area of community and ministry service.

Only seniors (graduating in May 2019) are eligible for award consideration. Up to four $1,000 awards will be given annually. Each award recipient will be required to set aside $250 of this gift to the charitable organization of his or her choice. The remaining $750 will be distributed to the award recipient in the form of a cash award.

If you have any questions, please contact Jere Witherspoon at jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2316.

Hadlock Student Center announces spring break discounts on rental gear

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Are you adventuring for spring break and need some gear to be comfy in the outdoors? The Hadlock Rental Center can help you out without breaking the bank.

Rentals of $10 or more will be eligible for a 20 percent discount from Friday, March 22, through Sunday, March 31. This means a weekend kayak or paddleboard rental is $16 and single-day snowshoe, trekking pole or gaiter rentals are all under $10. Reserve gear at the Hadlock Student Center front desk or online.

If you have any questions, contact us at rentalcenter@georgefox.edu.

PT students need volunteers for skin screenings

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The School of Physical Therapy is looking for volunteers for a skin screening session on Wednesday, April 3, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Roberts Center. Second-year physical therapy students, along with a medical doctor, will review your skin for any abnormalities.

If you have any skin concerns and would like to volunteer, please contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2451.

Hadlock Student Center announces spring break hours

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The Hadlock Student Center will be open throughout spring break. Come in and enjoy the space while it’s quiet. See our modified hours below:

  • Friday, March 22: 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday, March 23-24: Closed
  • Monday-Thursday, March 25-28: 6-9 a.m., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., 5-7 p.m.
  • Friday, March 29: Closed
  • Saturday, March 30: 2-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 31: 2-10 p.m. (return to normal operating hours)

If you have any questions, contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu or Keith Schneider at kschneid@georgefox.edu.

Campus Public Safety has a reminder about locking up bikes

Monday, March 18th, 2019

This is a friendly reminder that bikes are to be locked only to bike racks – not benches, light poles, railings, or staircase handrails. There are bike racks for your use by every major building on campus, so walk around the building if there isn’t one by the door you usually enter.

Questions? Contact Nadine Kincaid at nkincaid@georgefox.edu.

Mac McDevitt will speaks at Bruins Lead this Thursday

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Join us for our final Bruins Lead event of the year on Thursday, March 21, in Wheeler 209 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m.

Mac McDevitt recently retired from Nike after 27 years of working in sports marketing and product merchandising and will be speaking to students about branding themselves in their job search to pull away from the pack.

Questions? Contact Elise Trask at etrask@georgefox.edu.

Give your colleagues a shout-out at this week’s all-employee meeting

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Do you know someone who deserves special “shout-out” recognition at the March all-employee meeting? Please take a moment to share the success of your colleague using this form.

Mark your calendar for the all-employee meeting from 3:30 to 5 p.m. this Thursday, March 21, in Canyon Commons (with live streaming in PDS 160).