Enjoy Chipotle for dinner tonight and support theatre department

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Eat a great meal and help the theatre department! Come to the Sherwood Chipotle location tonight (Saturday) from 5 to 9 p.m. and enjoy a meal. One-third of the money you spend will benefit the theatre department as long as you show the flier that is attached to our Facebook event.

Thank you for your support! If you have any questions, please contact Araya Glancy (aglancy16@georgefox.edu).

Check the lost and found before going home

Friday, December 7th, 2018

If you’ve lost an item the past four to six weeks, be sure to check the lost and found located in the Campus Public Safety office before going home for Christmas break!

All items not reunited with their owners will be donated to charitable causes during the break, so don’t forget! Please also remember to put your name on your water bottles, notebooks, books, charger cords, etc. so we can notify you if they are turned in to us.

Have a great and relaxing break with your friends and family!

Submit your business card order requests before Dec. 14

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Marketing communications will be processing the next business card order on Friday, Dec. 14. Submit your request for business cards directly with B&B Print Source before Friday, Dec. 14.

Questions? Contact Danette Newkirk at dnewkirk@georgefox.edu.

Faculty study rooms are available to reserve in the library

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

The library has three faculty study rooms available for those needing a quiet area for study and research. They may be reserved for one semester at a time (fall, spring, summer).

If you are interested in requesting a room for next year (spring term), please fill out this Google form. Requests will be prioritized on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note the form requires a George Fox email address.

Questions? Contact library@georgefox.edu.

Please make note of holiday deposit schedule for December

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

The Finance office will be closed from Dec. 22 through Jan 1. Deposits that need to have a December 2018 date must be deposited no later than noon on Friday, Dec. 21. If it arrives later, it will go into a deposit for January 2019. Please look around your desks and file cabinets to see if there are any lingering items that need to go to the bank.

If you are taking extra time off during the Christmas/New Year holiday, please send your deposits over BEFORE you leave.

If you should have any questions about deposits, please contact Heather Groenlund at ext. 2173.

Thank you and Merry Christmas!

Come enjoy a Family Day at the Hadlock Student Center on Dec. 14

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

The Hadlock Student Center is hosting another Family Day Friday, Dec. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. We are excited to share this space with George Fox employees and their immediate family members!

If you plan to attend, please take note of these items:

  • Sandals and other open-toe shoes are not permitted.
  • Non-marking athletic shoes are required in the gym and fitness center rooms.
  • Children under 14 are allowed in all areas of the HSC except the cardio/weight area.
  • Family members aged 14 to 17 can use the cardio/weight equipment while directly supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • Please take a few minutes in advance to complete this waiver for yourself (if you haven’t done so already) and a separate form for each family member who will be attending.

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

Entire George Fox community invited to annual Christmas Chapel this morning

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

It is with joy that the Office for Spiritual Life invites the George Fox community to celebrate Christmas together at our annual Christmas Chapel this morning (Tuesday) from 10:40 to 11:50 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

The university choir and orchestra will lead us in worship through Christmas music, and President Robin Baker will share a reflection on Scripture. Join us for this festive community celebration of the birth of Jesus, the incarnation of the Living God.

All are welcome!

Plan to attend staff lunch today in Canyon Commons

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Attention staff: Come celebrate Christmas with your fellow staff members and have a delicious lunch, too. Join us today (Tuesday) at noon in Canyon Commons 101. Cost is only $3 (cash, check, debit or credit). Please RSVP here.

There will be two special musical guests to get us all into the Christmas spirit! See you there!

Be sure to turn in December payroll items no later than Dec. 14

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Due to the Christmas holiday break, we will have fewer days to process the December payroll. Please have all payroll items (check requests, temp time sheets, contracts, etc.) turned in to Employee Empowerment by 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14.

Payday will be on Friday, Dec. 21. Contact Beth Hampton (bhampton@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Eat tacos at Kopitos today and support PT’s trip to Africa

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

George Fox University’s Department of Physical Therapy is going to Ghana and Uganda in June 2019 to serve various communities with education and physical therapy.

In an effort to lower our trip expenses, Taqueria Kopitos will be donating a percentage of their sales to our mission today (Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Please come to support us!

For more information, contact Kayla Winter (kwinter17@georgefox.edu).

Check out the 2018 Advent devotional, written by George Fox students

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Have you seen the 2018 daily Advent devotional yet? If not, be sure to get an electronic copy here or stop by the Office for Spiritual Life to pick up a hard copy.

The devotional is a gift to the George Fox community, prayerfully written by George Fox undergraduate students to encourage our community to enjoy the presence of God in the weeks leading up to Christmas. The season of Advent began on Sunday, Dec. 2.

Contact the Office for Spiritual Life with any additional questions at 503-554-2320.

Please leave Hoover and Stevens lots open for guests Thursday and Friday

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

The William Penn Honors program, in conjunction with the undergraduate admissions office, is thrilled to welcome to campus its Fellowship Day competitors this Thursday, Dec. 6, and Friday, Dec. 7. Thank you for the important part you play in making these students and families feel welcomed and cared for!

Please avoid parking in the Hoover and Stevens parking lots on both Thursday and Friday as a courtesy to our guests.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Kelly Friesen at ext. 2248.

All invited to PT’s research symposium tonight

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

The Graduate School of Physical Therapy is excited to present its fifth annual research symposium tonight (Tuesday) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101 and 102. Physical therapy doctoral faculty and students will showcase nine rehabilitation research topics. Light refreshments will be served.

Please contact Linda Dallof at 503-554-2451 or ldallof@georgefox.edu with any questions.

The 2018 Advent Project: A Daily Devotional written by George Fox students

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

This 2018 daily Advent devotional is a gift to the George Fox community, prayerfully written by George Fox undergraduate students to encourage our community to enjoy the presence of God in the weeks leading up to Christmas. The season of Advent begins today (Sunday).

Electronic copies of the devotional are available here, or you may stop by the Office for Spiritual Life to pick up a hard copy.

Contact the Office for Spiritual Life with any additional questions at 503-554-2320.

Eat tacos on Tuesday and help support PT’s trip to Africa

Friday, November 30th, 2018

George Fox University’s Department of Physical Therapy is going to Ghana and Uganda in June 2019 to serve various communities with education and physical therapy.

In an effort to lower our trip expenses, Taqueria Kopitos will be donating a percentage of their sales to our mission on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Please come to support us!

For more information, contact Kayla Winter (kwinter17@georgefox.edu).

Have Chipotle for dinner tonight and support the women’s lacrosse team

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Need catering? Or maybe a burrito or two in between the basketball games? Come to the Chipotle in Sherwood between 5 and 9 p.m. tonight (Saturday) and help support the George Fox women’s lacrosse team.

Be sure to tell the cashier at checkout that you are there for the fundraiser before you pay.

For more information, contact Katie Mastropaolo (kmastropaolo@georgefox.edu).

FoxTALE will be unavailable Dec. 26-28

Friday, November 30th, 2018

FoxTALE will be upgraded during the Christmas break and unavailable for an extended time from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, to 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28. We realize this is longer than usual and apologize for any inconvenience but hope you will be enjoying the holidays.

We also want to remind you that after the upgrade you will view past course sites (prior to 2016 Fall) on the FoxTALE-Archive site. Institutional Technology will move the oldest course sites in batches over the next few weeks until all course sites previous to 2016 Fall are moved to the Archive. We anticipate this work will be completed the week of Dec. 24.

Questions? Email the tech team at servicedesk@georgefox.edu or call 503-554-2569.

– Your Educational Technology Team

Join in celebrating Christmas together this afternoon

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

The entire George Fox community is invited to join together to sing Christmas carols and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa today (Friday) 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.

Support physical therapy’s trip to Ghana and Uganda and have tacos

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

George Fox University’s Department of Physical Therapy is going to Ghana and Uganda in June 2019 to serve various communities with education and physical therapy.

In an effort to lower our trip expenses, Taqueria Kopitos will be donating a percentage of their sales to our mission on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Please come to support us!

For more information, contact Kayla Winter (kwinter17@georgefox.edu).

Diaper Drive in the Bruin Den extended through Dec. 7

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

The Diaper Drive is being extended until the end of next week. The Students for Life Club will take all donated diapers to the Pregnancy Resource and Counseling Center right here in Newberg on Dec. 7.

The donation box is in the Bruin Den. Please drop off any diapers that you would be willing to donate to parents in need during this holiday season.

Contact Hannah Thom (hthom16@georgefox.edu) for more information.