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

Tuesday, November 13th, 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 from 3 to 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).

Shop and save at the Bruin Store now through tomorrow

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Now through ThursdayNov. 15, 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!

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.

Claim your lost items before Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 13th, 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.

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.

Used iPhones available for sale in IT

Monday, November 12th, 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.

Need help finding information on campus employees?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Good news! Information Services is here to help! We have resources to assist you in finding:

  • Employee extensions
  • Campus box numbers
  • Department/employee locations
  • Name pronunciations

Follow these steps to check out resources available to employees in the Data Wiki on the George Fox website.

  1. Click on this link to go to the Data Wiki and login using your George Fox username and password.
  2. You will be redirected to the “Main Page” where you will find links to these documents under “Resources”:
  • Employee Extension/Box List (this can also be found here, on our main web page, no login required)
  • Employee Location by Department
  • Employee Name Pronunciation Guide

Questions? Email Barbi Doran at bdoran@georgefox.edu.

Donate cold-weather items for homeless by Nov. 26

Monday, November 12th, 2018

On TuesdayNov. 27, in the FoxHole, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the Social Work Club will be creating cold-weather kits for those experiencing homelessness!

We would greatly appreciate any donations, including socks, gloves, hats, Chapstick, toothbrushes, toothpaste, aspirin, oatmeal packets, instant soup, snacks, and Ziplock bags. Please bring all donations to the social work house (Meridian Street House) no later than MondayNov. 26.

Questions? Contact Michelle Connolly (mconnolly15@georgefox.edu).

Get 25 percent off at Bruin Store’s three-day sale

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Now through Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Bruin Store, get 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 on Thursday

Monday, November 12th, 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 on Thursday, Nov. 15, 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.

Remind students to schedule ARC appointments

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Are you requiring students to go to the Academic Resource Center (ARC) before the end of the semester? Do you have students who would benefit from an ARC appointment for writing, study tips, or general academic support?

Please encourage these students to schedule now. Appointments fill up fast this time of year, so students need to schedule early.

Movie ‘A Plastic Ocean’ shows Friday night in Hadlock

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

It’s movie night in the Hadlock Student Center! The sociology department and the Stewards on Sustainability Club invite you to watch the documentary A Plastic Ocean at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16.

Come learn more about plastic pollution, and if you want to know what you can do, stick around after the movie for a discussion. Snacks will be provided, but this event is “B.Y.O.B.” (bring your own bowl … and mug)!

We hope to see you there! Contact Kristina Peterson (petersonk15@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Hear from a recent grad working for the FBI

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

What do you do when the FBI comes calling? You go!

That’s what recent grad Brandon Tabbal did. Brandon graduated in 2011 with a degree in accounting and worked in public accounting for five years before being recruited by the Bureau. At the next Industry Insiders event, Brandon will share about this major shift in his professional life. Now, he’s involved in getting criminals off the street, focusing on white-collar crime like corporate espionage, embezzlement, fraud and tax evasion.

Join the Department of Business & Economics for Industry Insiders tomorrow (Tuesday) from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101. Sign up today by noon at this link.

Employees: Please tell your students about this opportunity.

Got questions? Contact Colleen Sump at csump@georgefox.edu.

Join university community for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow in Canyon Commons

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Bon Appetit would like to invite the George Fox community to our annual Thanksgiving dinner. From house-roasted turkey to pumpkin pie, we will have all the fixings for a wonderful evening of good eating and community around the dinner table.

Join us in Canyon Commons between 5 and 7 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday). The dinner price is $10.75 (cash/check only) for those not on the meal plan.

Contact Brett Harvey (bharvey@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

University Christmas cards are available to order

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

The Office of Marketing Communications is now accepting orders for university Christmas cards. You can see this year’s card here.

Submit your request at this link by Monday, Nov. 26. The cost will range between 50 and 75 cents per card.

Contact Danette Newkirk at dnewkirk@georgefox.edu with any questions.

Professor of Spanish candidate speaks on campus today

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Please join our world languages department and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in welcoming professor of Spanish candidate Regan Postma-Montaño to campus today (Monday).

Postma-Montaño will deliver her research presentation at 4:30 p.m. in Klages 232. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Angeleen Umfleet at ext. 2678.

Remind students to schedule ARC appointments

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Are you requiring students to go to the Academic Resource Center (ARC) before the end of the semester? Do you have students who would benefit from an ARC appointment for writing, study tips, or general academic support?

Please encourage these students to schedule now. Appointments fill up fast this time of year, so students need to schedule early.

All are invited to Thanksgiving dinner Tuesday in Canyon Commons

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Bon Appetit would like to invite the George Fox community to our annual Thanksgiving dinner. From house-roasted turkey to pumpkin pie, we will have all the fixings for a wonderful evening of good eating and community around the dinner table.

Join us in Canyon Commons between 5 and 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The dinner price is $10.75 (cash/check only) for those not on the meal plan.

Contact Brett Harvey (bharvey@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.