All are welcome to healthy holiday food demo on Monday

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Nutrition Matters grant at George Fox is sponsoring upcoming cooking demonstrations. If you would like to learn how to make a healthy meal, join us in Canyon Commons this Monday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 8 p.m. to learn how to make healthy holiday food!

Emily Forbes, a George Fox alumna and local nutritionist, is passionate about helping students learn to make healthy meals. You will walk away with knowledge on how to make a dish, a sample, and the recipe! It’s like watching a cooking show, but you actually get to taste the food! Join us! Both students and employees are welcome.

Any questions should be directed to Kristi Welker by emailing kwelker@georgefox.edu.

Used iPhones available for sale in IT

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The IT Department is selling used iPhones at a discounted price. We have a limited number of iPhone 8s available that are just over a year old.

Prices range from $275 with a slight defect to $350 for a flawless 64GB (along with a few 256GBs available for $400). Please note that these phones are sold as is, with no warranty, and come with a power adapter and charging cable only. All phones come with a Verizon SIM.

If you’re interested in purchasing one of these iPhones, please visit the Service Desk on the third floor of the Stevens Center.

Contact Audrey Paice (apaice@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Please take your bikes home over Thanksgiving break

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Although the weather is great now, it is supposed to begin raining over Thanksgiving break. If you aren’t riding your bike much, please take it home over Thanksgiving and bring it back during spring break when the weather improves.

If you decide to keep it on campus, put it in your dorm room or apartment over breaks to avoid potential theft, and always keep it locked, preferably with a U-lock!

Thank you,
– Campus Public Safety Office

Swing by the quad this morning for some crepes

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Enjoy hot crepes all while supporting a local charity! Crepes will be sold for $3 each this morning (Friday) from 9 a.m. to noon on the quad. All proceeds will go toward the Hillside Inn.

More information on the Hillside Inn is available here. Contact Dani Schmaltz (dschmaltz16@georgefox.edu) for more information.

President Robin and Ruth Baker invite employees to Christmas concert

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

President Robin and Ruth Baker cordially invite employees to celebrate together the great mystery of Christ the Lord at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Employees are entitled to two complimentary tickets for Sunday’s matinee or a single ticket for any of the other performances (on Dec. 7 or Dec. 8). Following the concert on Sunday, employees are invited to a Christmas open house at the president’s home from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at 701 E. Franklin St. in Newberg.

You can select your concert tickets online at this link (be sure to select “GFU Employee” in the drop-down menu on the page that pops up after making your seat selection). If selecting your complimentary seats for Sunday, you may disregard the note that states employees are only entitled to one ticket per event; however, you must still select “Okay, I will bring my ID to the door” in the drop-down menu.

Questions? Contact Missy Terry (terrym@georgefox.edu).

Join panel discussion on cultural identity tonight in IRC

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Today (Thursday), our International Chapel will host, as part of our International Cultural Celebration Week festivities, a special panel discussion featuring students and administrators. All are welcome to join us beginning with a meal at 5:30 p.m. in the Intercultural Resource Center (IRC).

Members of the panel have all lived in a variety of cultural settings, and they will talk about how these experiences have affected them in their own cultural identity as well as how it has shaped them spiritually. Members of the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions as well.

The panel members are: Bryce Coefield, Monik Kadarmanto, Satoshi Seth, Sara Hailemeskel, Kentaro Toma and Sei Sameshima.

Join us! Contact Alex Pia (apia@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Come hear students perform recitals this morning

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

All are invited to hear a collection of applied music students across all instruments perform their repertoire this morning (Thursday) from 10:50 to 11:40 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Students who need performance credit may earn one professional credit for attending. Admission is free! Come support your peers and here a wide variety of music.

Support charity by purchasing a crepe tomorrow morning

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Enjoy hot crepes all while supporting a local charity! Crepes will be sold for $3 each tomorrow (Friday) from 9 a.m. to noon on the quad. All proceeds will go toward the Hillside Inn.

More information on the Hillside Inn is available here. Contact Dani Schmaltz (dschmaltz16@georgefox.edu) for more information on the fundraiser.

Want to feel relaxed? Come by Roberts and get a massage

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Got stress, aches and pains, or do you just want to feel relaxed? We want to help! Come by Roberts 204 Wednesday, Nov. 28, between 3 and 6 p.m. to get a 30-minute massage performed by a doctor of physical therapy student and receive free stress management advice!

Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students ($15) and employees ($20). All proceeds will be donated to help fund our medical service trip to Uganda and Ghana. Donations are also welcome!

Preregister here. Questions? Contact Kayla Winter (kwinter17@georgefox.edu).

Bruin Store’s sale ends today

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Today (Thursday) at the Bruin Store, save 25 percent off all men’s, women’s and kid’s sweatshirts, sweatpants, long-sleeve tees, cold-weather gear and accessories! The sale also includes 25 percent off all drinkware and diploma frames.You can save both in-store and online.

Thank you and go Bruins!

Get your flu shot today!

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Now is a great time to get your flu shot! The School of Nursing and the Health and Counseling Center will be teaming up to hold a flu shot clinic today (Thursday) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Roberts Center’s Room 117.

For students with the PacificSource school health insurance plan, the flu shot is free. For all others, the shot is $20. Cash or check accepted.

Contact Cari Jermann (cjermann@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Applying to grad school? New resources available

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Did you know that 18 percent of students from the George Fox class of 2018 are in graduate school? The IDEA Center and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) are partnering to offer grad school application resources.

Check out the new webpage that includes test prep information, writing personal statements, and obtaining letters of reference. If you would still like someone to proof your personal statement after reading through the resources on your own, you can make an appointment with the Academic Resource Center (ARC).

Before you schedule, we recommend doing some research on personal statement guidelines for your selected graduate school.

Be sure to write up your first draft (500 to 600 words) before meeting with an ARC consultant.

Students may schedule appointments with the ARC by calling 503-554-2327 or sending an email to the_arc@georgefox.edu.

Listen to guest physical therapy doctor speak on exercise and chronic disease

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

The School of Physical Therapy is excited to host Dr. Kim E. Eppen, physical therapist and clinical specialist at the University of Iowa, tonight (Thursday) in Canyon Commons 101 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Dr. Eppen will present the topic “Exercise Prescription in Chronic Disease.” The primary objectives for this lecture are to identify the relationship between inactivity and chronic disease, discuss physical activity guidelines for “general health benefits,” and discuss the role of physicians and other healthcare providers in assessing and prescribing physical activity/exercise for prevention and/or management of chronic disease.

Everyone is encouraged to attend this free event. Light refreshments will be served.

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

Make plans to attend free Symphonic Band concert tonight

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Make plans tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. to attend the George Fox Symphonic Band concert, “A Fall Celebration,” conducted by our new director of bands, Dwayne Corbin, in Bauman Auditorium.

Admission is free! Questions? Contact Dwayne Corbin (dcorbin@georgefox.edu).

Claim your lost items before Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Please come to the Campus Public Safety office to look for your lost items before leaving for Thanksgiving break on Wednesday, Nov. 21, as all unclaimed items will be donated to charitable causes at 3 p.m. on Nov. 21.

If you have found items, please get them to the Campus Public Security office as soon as possible!

Contact Nadine Kincaid (nkincaid@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Celebrate National Career Development week with us!

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Come and stop by the IDEA Center between 10 a.m. and noon today (Thursday) for free cookies and coffee to celebrate National Career Development Month!

For more information, contact Grace Tissell (gtissell@georgefox.edu).

Intro to Hip-Hop and Freestyle class now available

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

The Hadlock Student Center is happy to announce we are now offering an Intro to Hip-Hop and Freestyle class on Wednesdays, starting tonight from 7 to 8 p.m.! Any level of experience is welcome.

Sign-ups are on IMLeagues.

Plan to join in Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Nov. 30

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The entire George Fox community is invited to join together to sing Christmas carols and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa on Friday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Pennington Plaza, located between the Pennington residence hall and the Stevens Center on the Newberg campus.

Join us as we celebrate the start of the holiday season with a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. Contact Hannah Butler (hbutler@georgefox.edu) or Michelle Dawson (mdawson@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Swing by the International Fair this afternoon in Bridge Cafe

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Get to know more about international students on our campus by stopping by the International Fair today (Tuesday). Students have prepared booths to share their unique cultures and traditional food snacks with you.

The International Fair will be in the Canyon Commons’ Bridge Cafe between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Contact Alex Pia (apia@georgefox.edu) for more information.

See you there!
– International Student Development Office

Learn to cook healthy holiday food at cooking demo Monday

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The Nutrition Matters grant at George Fox is sponsoring upcoming cooking demonstrations. If you would like to learn how to make a healthy meal, join us in Canyon Commons this Monday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 8 p.m. to learn how to make healthy holiday food!

Emily Forbes, a George Fox alumna and local nutritionist, is passionate about helping students learn to make healthy meals. You will walk away with knowledge on how to make a dish, a sample, and the recipe! It’s like watching a cooking show, but you actually get to taste the food! Join us! Both students and employees are welcome.

Any questions should be directed to Kristi Welker by emailing kwelker@georgefox.edu.