RSVP for ‘Poverty, Inc.’ screening

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 25, the American Enterprise Institute will be hosting a showing of Poverty Inc., followed by a brief discussion of the film’s inquiry into the nature of human flourishing.

The movie will be screened in Hoover 105 beginning at 6 p.m. A spread of delectable snacks and refreshments will be available. Please RSVP here if you’re interested in joining us.

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

Hadlock closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Please take note of the Hadlock Student Center hours for the Thanksgiving holiday:

  • Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27
  • Closed Thursday, Nov. 28, through Sunday, Dec. 1

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

Swing by Wheeler tonight for student-athletes’ fundraiser

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Stop by the Wheeler Sports Center between 5 and 9:30 p.m. tonight (Friday) to browse through a selection of old uniforms, practice gear, used equipment, and random hats and apparel that are up for purchase from the athletic department.

Each year, student-athletes host a “12 Days of Christmas” event to raise money to adopt three to five local families that they purchase gifts for on the 12 days leading up to Christmas. All proceeds from this sale are used for this event. Please come help bless local families this Christmas!

Questions? Contact Mindy Mickelson (mmickelson@georgefox.edu).

Last chance to take Bon Appetit survey and win flex points

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Always wanted to be a food critic? Bon Appetit wants to hear from you. It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s a great way for you to tell us what you think.

Take the survey here and enter to win $25 in flex points. Today is your last chance to take the survey! Questions? Contact Jason Rosvall at jason.rosvall@cafebonappetit.com.

Bruin Community Pantry closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

The Bruin Community Pantry food bank will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The last day the food bank will be open next week is Monday, Nov. 25

Please contact Jere Witherspoon at jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu if you have any questions.

Information about staying safe on campus

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Campus Public Safety would like to remind you of these safety tips to help keep you safe on and off campus.

  • After dark, it is recommended to walk with a trusted companion.
  • If you feel threatened, call 503-554-2090.
  • Stay in well-lit areas and avoid alleys, dark corners and bushes whenever possible and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Carry a whistle and use it if you feel threatened.
  • Carry a fully charged cell phone.
  • Close exterior doors behind you as you enter your hall.
  • Do not allow anyone to enter who is not accompanied by another resident.
  • Escort your visitors to the exterior door when they leave.
  • Do not prop exterior doors and close those that you find open.
  • If you live on the ground floor, keep your windows locked.
  • Be sure to lock your room door if you will be away, even for a minute.
  • Share information about suspicious activities with Campus Public Safety.

Questions? Call 503-554-2090 or email Elrike Shaw at eshaw@georgefox.edu.

Tertulia is finished for semester

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Tertulia, the Spanish-language roundtable, is finished for this semester. Please join us for more Spanish conversations on Mondays beginning Jan. 13! Questions? Contact Angeleen Umfleet at aumfleet@georgefox.edu.

Register for scholarship resource workshop

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Register for the upcoming scholarship resource center workshop for undergraduate and graduate students! Gather in Hoover 105 on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, Dec. 2, 3 or 4, for scholarship essay information and a chance to win an awesome raffle prize.

Click here for more information and to register. Contact Jordan Nelson at scholarships@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2297 with questions.

Thanksgiving deadlines for Accounts Payable

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Following is information on Thanksgiving deadlines for Accounts Payable. For check requests received by the finance department by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, the check will be ready on Wednesday, Nov. 27.

For check requests received between Monday, Nov. 25, and Wednesday, Nov. 27, the check will be ready on Friday, Dec. 6.

Questions? Contact Accounts Payable at accountspayable@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Human-AI culture

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

A doctor of ministry student is conducting a research survey on a potentially mixed culture between humans and humanoid-AI robots (human-AI culture).

This survey is fun to join because there is no right or wrong answer and it only takes two minutes to fill out. Your imagination will not only be helpful for this research, but will also take you on an adventure into the new world of humanity blended with AI technology and cyborgs in the next few decades.

If you have any questions, contact Hoa Huu Nguyen at hnguyen07@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.

Gather for Fox at the Fireside tonight

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Feeling overwhelmed, tired, or just in need of a good break? Wondering how to maintain resilience in the midst of life’s challenges?

Join us at Fox at the Fireside tonight (Thursday) from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library as George Fox nursing faculty share their perspectives on living resiliently and well!

For more information, click here. Questions? Contact Sarah Stevenson at sstevenson@georgefox.edu.

Come to panel on philosophy of the body and pro-life issues

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Join the Students for Life Club for a panel discussion on the Christian philosophy of the body and its implications for pro-life issues tonight (Thursday) from 7 to 8 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Two George Fox professors, Abigail Favale and Marcia Bogert, and Sean Flannery, pastor at Church of the Vine, will be the panelists. The discussion will focus on questions such as, “Should we as Christians consider the body as inherently valuable? If so, what does this mean for the morality of abortion?”

Snacks will be provided. See you there!

Questions? Contact Joanna Gunther at jgunther17@georgefox.edu.

Support student-athletes’ Christmas fundraiser Friday

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Stop by the Wheeler Sports Center between 5 and 9:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 22, to browse through a selection of old uniforms, practice gear, used equipment, and random hats and apparel that are up for purchase from the athletic department.

Each year, student-athletes host a “12 Days of Christmas” event to raise money to adopt three to five local families that they purchase gifts for on the 12 days leading up to Christmas. All proceeds from this sale are used for this event. Please come help bless local families this Christmas!

Questions? Contact Mindy Mickelson (mmickelson@georgefox.edu).

Swing by Blazers watch party tomorrow

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Come to Hadlock Student Center tomorrow (Thursday) at 5 p.m. for the tipoff of the Blazers watch party!

There will be pizza, grilled cheese sandwiches, drinks, games, a photo booth, and raffle prizes. The first 40 people through the doors get a free Rip City sticker. 

Follow @Blazeru_gfu on Instagram for more information or contact your college representative, Paige Vedra, at pvedra16@georgefox.edu with any questions.

Bon Appetit serving Thanksgiving dinner tonight

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Bon Appetit is serving up a delicious Thanksgiving dinner tonight (Wednesday) in Canyon Commons. Join us between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. for turkey, ham, traditional sides, desserts, and hot spiced cider.

The meal is free for students on the meal plan. For others, the cash price at the door is $11.05 for adults, $9.05 for children ages 3 to 9, and free for children 2 and under.

We’ll also be enjoying the George Fox Jazz Band performing between 5:30 and 7 p.m. See you there!

Contact Lisa Miles (lmiles@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Gather for Fox at the Fireside tomorrow

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Feeling overwhelmed, tired, or just in need of a good break? Wondering how to maintain resilience in the midst of life’s challenges?

Join us at Fox at the Fireside tomorrow (Thursday) from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library as George Fox nursing faculty share their perspectives on living resiliently and well!

For more information, click here. Questions? Contact Sarah Stevenson at sstevenson@georgefox.edu.

Come to ‘From Fox to the Priesthood’ talk Friday

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Join the Catholic Campus Fellowship this Friday, Nov. 22, for a talk titled “From Fox to the Priesthood” at 5 p.m. in Hoover 210.

Speaking will be Stephen Kenyon, a 2013 George Fox alumnus, who will share about his journey to Catholicism and to the priesthood. A Q&A time will follow the presentation, and all who are interested in attending Catholic worship are invited to stay afterward for Mass.

Snacks will be provided and chapel credit is available.

Questions? Contact Genevieve Wolf at gwolf18@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Artwork on campus

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

We are conducting a survey to gather current students’ opinions about public artwork (such as murals and sculptures) and to determine whether increased public artwork on campus would increase the overall look of the school to current and prospective students.

Thank you for your participation. If you have questions, contact Alyssa Ridgway (aridgway17@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.

Donate to Team Emery stuffed animal drive

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Purchase a new stuffed animal to donate to Team Emery and bring joy to a sick child! Drop your donation in the Team Emery donation box in the Hoover lobby by the College of Business between now and Friday, Dec 6.

Team Emery is a nonprofit organization that provides hope and encouragement to sick children through the gift of a teddy bear or stuffed animal. Last year, Team Emery donated 371 teddy bears to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Randall Children’s Hospital, two Ronald McDonald House locations, and the Newberg fire and police departments.

If you have any questions, contact Emery Miller at millere17@georgefox.edu.

Take advantage of Bruin Discounts on your mobile device

Monday, November 18th, 2019

George Fox has partnered with an ever-growing list of local businesses to offer discounts to our community! There are currently more than 30 participating businesses!

Bruin Discounts, the new digital discount card, can be found by logging in to igfu.georgefox.edu on your mobile device.

Here are a few of the businesses that are offering a discount on Bruin Discounts:

  • Coffee Cottage
  • Dairy Queen
  • Domino’s
  • McDonald’s
  • Muchas Gracias
  • Newberg Bakery
  • Cameo Theatre
  • Ray’s Produce
  • Uflora

Start enjoying savings today with Bruin Discounts!

Questions? Contact Barbi Doran at bdoran@georgefox.edu or stop by Information Services on the first floor of the Stevens Center.