Authors Weeks, Ochsner speak on campus Wednesday

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Come hear from two fiction writers at a special “Careers in English Speaker Series” event this Wednesday, Sept. 25!

Brent Weeks, New York Times bestselling author of the Night Angel Trilogy, and alumna Gina Ochsner, winner of the Flannery O’Connor and Oregon Book Awards, will speak about their careers in writing. Any student is welcome to attend!

Join us from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Stevens 209. This event is co-hosted by the English department and the IDEA Center.

Contact Kaitlyn Ragan (kragan@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Apply now for tuition exchange for fall 2020

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The fall 2020 application for tuition exchange at participating universities is now open to undergraduate dependents of eligible employees.

Tuition exchange is a competitive scholarship process for attendance at participating universities other than George Fox. This is different than tuition remission, which is an employee benefit for eligible employees and their dependents who desire to attend George Fox University. Tuition remission enrollment applications and deadlines come from Human Resources. 

For details about the Tuition Exchange Program and eligibility, please review this informational brochure and the employee handbook sections 4.8.1 and 4.9.

If you meet the outlined eligibility requirements, please submit your dependent’s information on this form.

Employees who currently have dependents receiving tuition exchange do not need to resubmit their dependent’s information. Nothing further is required for current awardees at this time.

Questions can be directed to the university’s tuition exchange officer, Janelle Freitag, at jfreitag@georgefox.edu.

Gather for faculty concert tonight

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The music department invites you to the season-opening concert tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

As part of homecoming festivities, this concert will showcase our current music faculty in a variety of collaborative pieces, including a jazz quintet, art songs, piano duets, marimba and wind instrument pieces, and more. Original compositions from three faculty will also be presented.

Questions? Contact Dwayne Corbin at dcorbin@georgefox.edu.

Celebrate Hadlock Student Center’s first anniversary today

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

It has been an amazing first year for the Hadlock Student Center, and we hope you will drop by today (Friday) to help us celebrate our one-year anniversary.

We will be giving away some cool prizes throughout the day and have some special events planned between 3 and 7 p.m. 

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

Come to homecoming game tomorrow

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Happy homecoming, Bruin fans! Our homecoming football game begins at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday) against Pomona-Pitzer.

The tailgate opens at 5 p.m. with seven different vendors, including Dutch Bros, Cream Northwest, Miss Hannah’s Gourmet Popcorn, and BobaBlastic.

Come decked out in George Fox gear to show your support and spirit! We will be announcing the homecoming court and showcasing our Northwest Conference champions during halftime.

Alumni: Come say “hi” to your friends and get your limited-edition T-shirt at the affinity association Tent. There will be special guests and giveaways at the affinity tents, along with a free chili dinner for alumni while supplies last.

Security reminder: Please have all cars removed from the Bauman parking lot by 10 p.m. tonight (Friday).

For more information, contact Missy Downs at mdowns@georgefox.edu.

Learn wilderness first aid through Hadlock Student Center

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

George Fox Outdoor Recreation is hosting a SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course on campus on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2 and 3. This is an excellent course for individuals who enjoy the outdoors or work in a camp or wilderness setting.

The class will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The cost for current George Fox students is $100, for employees it is $150, and for community members it is $225. National Outdoor Leadership School courses through REI start at $245 per person.

Participants will receive two full days of hands-on instruction and gain confidence in their ability to provide aid to those in need. Sign up through IMLeagues.com and pay the course fee in the Hadlock Student Center.

Contact Keith Schneider at kschneid@georgefox.edu with questions.

Join colleagues at all-employee meeting on Monday

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Make plans to join your colleagues at the all-employee meeting this Monday, Sept. 23. We’ll be meeting in Canyon Commons from 3:30 to 5 p.m. (with live streaming in PDS 155B).

Have a shout-out you’d like to give to a colleague for recent work they’ve done? Share it at this link!

Get your passport next week

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Passport Days event is coming, and if you plan to do any international traveling, you will want to take advantage of this opportunity.

On Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 2526, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., we will have a USPS representative on our Newberg campus to help you with all of your passport needs. For passport information, click here.

This event is open to the community, so please share this information with your friends and family.

Questions? Contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Watch tennis championships this weekend

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Come support your Bruins as we host the ITA Regional Tennis Championships for the first time in our school’s history. The Bruins will play all day Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22.

Pizza will be available on Sunday at 1 p.m. during the singles quarterfinals. We will need all the support we can get at 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, for the semifinals, and 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. that day for the singles final.

Every school in the conference will be competing on campus for the championships, All-American status, and automatic births to the National Fall Championships in Rome, Georgia. After a dominating performance last year from the Bruins, defending champion Will Leach looks to take the crown in singles and doubles again this year with senior Alex Namba.

Questions? Contact Jeff Cero at jcero@georgefox.edu.

Gather for concert tomorrow

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The music department invites you to the season opening concert tomorrow (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

As part of homecoming festivities, this concert will showcase our current music faculty in a variety of collaborative pieces, including a jazz quintet, art songs, piano duets, marimba and wind instrument pieces, and more. Original compositions from three faculty will also be presented.

Questions? Contact Dwayne Corbin at dcorbin@georgefox.edu.

Homecoming football game is this Saturday

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Happy homecoming, Bruin fans! Our homecoming football game begins at 7 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 21, against Pomona-Pitzer.

The tailgate opens at 5 p.m. with seven different vendors, including Dutch Bros, Cream Northwest, Miss Hannah’s Gourmet Popcorn, and BobaBlastic.

Come decked out in George Fox gear to show your support and spirit! We will be announcing the homecoming court and showcasing our Northwest Conference champions during halftime.

Alumni: Come say “hi” to your friends and get your limited-edition T-shirt at the affinity association tent. There will be special guests and giveaways at the affinity tents, along with a free chili dinner for alumni while supplies last.

Security reminder: Please have all cars removed from the Bauman parking lot by 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20. 

For more information, contact Missy Downs at mdowns@georgefox.edu.

RSVP for Industry Insiders lecture tomorrow

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Come hear from Kevin Greco at the first Industry Insiders lecture of the semester tomorrow (Thursday) from 1:25 to 2:40 p.m. in Hoover 105.

As a student at George Fox, Kevin doggedly pursued and received an internship with SpaceX that led to engineering work on the Falcon 9 rocket. He went on to become the North American president of Sled Dogs SnowSkates, an enterprising sports equipment company that produces unique skates with a short ski on the sole instead of a blade.

Come hear from this remarkable College of Business alumnus, a strategist and entrepreneur who is fascinated by the evolution of start-ups and their role in the global market. RSVP here.

Questions? Contact Colleen Sump at csump@georgefox.edu.

Celebrate Hadlock Student Center’s first anniversary

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

It has been an amazing first year for the Hadlock Student Center, and we hope you will drop by this Friday, Sept. 20, to help us celebrate our one-year anniversary.

We will be giving away some cool prizes throughout the day and have some special events planned between 3 and 7 p.m. 

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

Got shoulder pain? Have PT students check it out

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The School of Physical Therapy is looking for volunteers to participate in a lab session on the shoulder. If you have a problem with your shoulder or upper arm, our lab is the place to be!

Our doctor of physical therapy second-year students, along with faculty members, will be performing examinations and giving you direction on how to care for your condition. Volunteers are needed for either a one- or two-hour session from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday) at the Roberts Center.

Contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2451 to sign up.

Tuition exchange application is now open

Monday, September 16th, 2019

The fall 2020 application for tuition exchange at participating universities is now open to undergraduate dependents of eligible employees.

Tuition exchange is a competitive scholarship process for attendance at participating universities other than George Fox. This is different than tuition remission, which is an employee benefit for eligible employees and their dependents who desire to attend George Fox University. Tuition remission enrollment applications and deadlines come from Human Resources. 

For details about the Tuition Exchange Program and eligibility, please review this informational brochure and the employee handbook sections 4.8.1 and 4.9.

If you meet the outlined eligibility requirements, please submit your dependent’s information on this form.

Employees who currently have dependents receiving tuition exchange do not need to resubmit their dependent’s information. Nothing further is required for current awardees at this time.

Questions can be directed to the university’s tuition exchange officer, Janelle Freitag, at jfreitag@georgefox.edu.

Employees and students get access to Columbia Employee Store

Monday, September 16th, 2019

George Fox University students and staff are exclusively invited to access the Columbia Employee Store from Friday, Sept. 27, through Sunday, Oct. 20

The employee store offers an employee discount (40 to 50 percent off regular retail pricing) and all of the latest products from SOREL, Mountain Hardwear, prAna, and Columbia Sportswear.

To access the store, bring this invite, your George Fox ID card, and a personal photo ID.

The invite is valid for you and four guests; you must be present. The invite grants store access only; the offer is not valid online. Find store location and hours here.

Questions? Contact Nichole Drew at ndrew@georgefox.edu.

Information about toner for Kyocera copiers

Monday, September 16th, 2019

When requesting new toner for the Kyocera copiers, please include the model number of the copier. The model number can be located on the front of the copier.

If you have any questions, contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Coach John Smith speaks at Legacy League luncheon Sept. 27

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Highly successful track and field coach John Smith will speak when George Fox University’s Legacy League opens its 119th year with a luncheon on Friday, Sept. 27, at noon in Canyon Commons.

Smith will discuss his coaching philosophy and how he ended up in a head coaching role, his development of teams and milestones, and a brief history of his time as an athlete at George Fox. Joining him to also speak will be Annie Wright, this year’s national NCAA Division III champion in the heptathlon.

Reservations for the luncheon ($10) must be made by Wednesday, Sept. 25. RSVP to Judy Woolsey at 503-538-7314, Connie Magee at 503-927-5011, or online at georgefox.edu/legacyleague.

Mail Services is missing hand trucks

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Mail Services is missing two hand trucks. If you see them around campus, please bring them to Mail Services or contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Mathetes event will discuss Christ’s response to immigration

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Gather for a panel discussion addressing the question, “How would Christ respond to immigration?” at the Intercultural Resource Center’s Mathetes event scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Questions? Contact Loveleen Brar at lbrar16@georgefox.edu.