Come say farewell to Jenny Elsey on April 28

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

With mixed emotions, the student life department invites you to a celebration and farewell of our beloved Jenny Elsey.

Please come to an open house on Wednesday, April 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Intercultural Resource Center on East Sheridan Street.

You are welcome to bring a card, but we will have some artistic options for people to participate in to share their care for Jenny.

Please contact Jere Witherspoon (jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu) in student life if you have any questions.

Help clean up the canyon for Earth Day tomorrow

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Campus Recreation invites you to participate in a campus and canyon cleanup on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22! The cleanup will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. We will be picking up litter throughout campus and the canyon, not doing other forms of manual labor or landscaping.

Please fill out this form if you would like to help out. Campus Recreation will provide gloves, supplies and instructions for the event.

Please plan to meet in front of the Hadlock Student Center at 4 p.m. Family members (including children) and friends are welcome to attend, also!

See you there! Contact AJ Heil (aheil@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Come watch intramural volleyball championship match tomorrow night

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Campus Recreation invites you to come watch the 6-on-6 volleyball intramural championship game at the Hadlock Student Center at 8 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday) night!

We will have an announcer and will be hyping up the game for others to get involved with and enjoy as spectators! Come early to grab a seat or a spot to watch.

Please keep in mind that properly worn face masks are required, and physical distancing between you and others of at least six feet must be maintained at all time. Please do not come if you are sick or experiencing signs and symptoms that could be related to sickness.

We look forward to having you cheer on your favorite team in the championship game!

If you have questions, please contact AJ Heil at aheil@georgefox.edu.

Be aware of email scam targeting students

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Please be aware of an email scam that is currently circulating. This scam is primarily directed to students and claims to offer money in exchange for posting advertisements on their cars. The Federal Trade Commission has details of the scam on their website.

Please contact the Service Desk (servicedesk@georgefox.edu) if you have replied this email scam.

Remember to refill prescriptions before the end of the semester

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Don’t forget to renew any prescriptions needed for the summer break. Please call the Health and Counseling Center at 503-554-2340 to schedule an appointment.

Take Campus Public Safety’s survey and be entered to win a $10 Amazon gift card

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Enter a drawing to win one of 10 $10 Amazon gift cards just by taking this short survey about Campus Public Safety. Please take a couple minutes right now, tell us your thoughts and experiences, and be entered to win!

Questions? Contact Bill Buhrow (bbuhrow@georgefox.edu).

Enjoy crepes on the quad Friday morning

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Come to the quad this Friday, April 23, to celebrate the end of the semester with a free crepe! The George Fox Civility Project is providing a crepe free to any student or employee who takes a brief civility poll.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon just outside Klages. See you there!

Questions? Contact Ron Mock at rmock@georgefox.edu.

Experiencing COVID symptoms? Complete COVID Concern and Reporting Form

Monday, April 19th, 2021

In order for the COVID Response Team to connect George Fox community members with resources and help facilitate student communication with faculty, please be sure to complete the COVID Concern and Reporting Form if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

Questions? Contact Jere Witherspoon (jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu).

Join in this Saturday’s whitewater rafting trip

Monday, April 19th, 2021

What better way to end the semester than to go whitewater rafting? Join Campus Recreation’s OREC program for a whitewater rafting trip this Saturday, April 24!

We have expanded capacity and now have several spots available. If the trip is full when you check, you can also join the waiting list to be contacted with updates if spots open up.

No prior rafting experience is necessary for this trip. The only requirement is that you are relatively comfortable around water. OREC will be providing lunch, supplies, transportation, and guiding services through a ministry organization called Youth Dynamics.

To register or join waiting list, please go here.

Have questions? Please contact AJ Heil at aheil@georgefox.edu.

Register your team for Hadlock’s sand volleyball tournament

Sunday, April 18th, 2021

Hadlock and Campus Recreation are hosting a sand volleyball tournament Sunday, April 25, at 1 p.m. Come out and enjoy the nice weather by participating in this fun-filled event!

The format will be 4-on-4 and will either be a double- or single-elimination event, depending on how many people register.

All students and employees are invited to participate. Anyone can create a team on IM Leagues to register and then fill in the roster this week. Register here.

Questions? Contact AJ Heil (aheil@georgefox.edu).

Don’t forget to take the library’s feedback survey

Sunday, April 18th, 2021

Please take a few minutes to complete the George Fox Library Survey. The library is seeking feedback on the quality of our services, collections, and spaces, and we’d love to know your thoughts. The survey should take about five minutes, and your response is anonymous.

Questions? Contact Kate Wimer (kwimer@georgefox.edu).

Bruin Store is raffling off great prizes to celebrate end of semester

Sunday, April 18th, 2021

The Bruin Store is raffling off 35 prizes to celebrate the end of the year. Each prize is valued between $5 and $45, the raffle is open to everyone, and there is no limit on how many raffle tickets you can get!

Between today (Monday) and Thursday, April 29, there are three ways to be entered to win:

  • Make a purchase of any amount in the Bruin Store 
  • Find Pennington in his graduation cap
    • Come see us, and we will fill you in!
  • Place an online order to be picked up in store
    • This is a fantastic way for families of graduates to order gifts ahead of time!

Winners will be drawn on Friday, April 30, and will be called to be notified that they won. Prizes can be picked up any time during graduation weekend.

Bruin Store hours during graduation weekend:

  • Friday, April, 30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 1, from 1 to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 2, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact Paige Jacobs (pjacobs@georgefox.edu).

Mail Services now offering FedEx service

Sunday, April 18th, 2021

Mail Services is happy to announce that we are now offering FedEx in addition to USPS and UPS!

Packages going out by FedEx must be brought to Mail Services no later than noon. Any packages brought by after noon will run the risk of going out the following day.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Don’t forget to refill prescriptions before the end of the semester

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Don’t forget to renew any prescriptions needed for the summer break. Please call the Health and Counseling Center at 503-554-2340 to schedule an appointment.

Participate in the Bruin Store Bear Hunt for a chance to win prizes

Friday, April 16th, 2021

The Bruin Store is raffling off 35 prizes to celebrate the end of the year. Each prize is valued between $5 and $45, the raffle is open to everyone, and there is no limit on how many raffle tickets you can get!

Between Monday, April 19, and Thursday, April 29, there are three ways to be entered to win:

  • Make a purchase of any amount in the Bruin Store 
  • Find Pennington in his graduation cap
    • Come see us, and we will fill you in!
  • Place an online order to be picked up in the store
    • This is a fantastic way for families of graduates to order gifts ahead of time!

Winners will be drawn on Friday, April 30, and will be called to be notified that they won. Prizes can be picked up any time during graduation weekend.

Bruin Store hours during graduation weekend:

  • Friday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 1, from 1 to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 2, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact Paige Jacobs (pjacobs@georgefox.edu).

Student Accounts is ‘going green’ with billing statements

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Starting in May, graduate and School of Professional Studies Adult Degree Program student billings will be fully paperless!

In addition to emailing you your billing statement, we will continue to email you each time a new billable charge is added to your account. We will also continue to email you a reminder if you forget to pay on time.

For those who have third parties involved, we will continue to provide specialized invoices and bills according to your specifications. All of these notifications and emails will be sent to your George Fox email account.

If you have questions, please email us at studentaccounts@georgefox.edu.

All invited to attend Spring Choir Concert today

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Come hear the Mixed Choir and the Men’s Chorale today (Saturday) at 1 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

The concert is free, and all students and employees are welcome to attend in person. The event will also be live-streamed here.

Questions? Contact Danielle Warner (dwarner@georgefox.edu).

Room still available on whitewater rafting trip April 24

Friday, April 16th, 2021

What better way to end the semester than to go whitewater rafting? Join Campus Recreation’s OREC program for a whitewater rafting trip on Saturday, April 24!

We have expanded capacity and now have several spots available. If the trip is full when you check, you can also join the waiting list to be contacted with updates if spots open up!

No prior rafting experience is necessary for this trip! The only requirement is that you are relatively comfortable around water. OREC will be providing lunch, supplies, transportation, and guiding services through a ministry organization called Youth Dynamics.

To register or join waiting list, please go here.

Have questions? Please contact AJ Heil at aheil@georgefox.edu.

Join Self-Defense Workshop tomorrow night

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Campus Recreation is hosting a Self-Defense Workshop tomorrow (Sunday) from 7 to 9 p.m. This workshop is a stand-alone training that walks through self-defense techniques and scenarios.

It is held as a one-time seminar, whereas our normal class is ongoing. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to learn more about self-defense; it does not require any previous experience.

The cost is $10 per participant, and the workshop is open to employees and students. Click here for details and to register.

Questions? Contact AJ Heil (aheil@georgefox.edu).

Bridge Café will be open during summer break

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Bon Appetit is pleased to announce we will be keeping the Bridge Café open all summer long! We’ll feature coffee, pastries, and daily lunch/drink specials on the patio. We also offer full catering services if you are planning a special event on or off campus.

More exciting details to come! Questions? Contact Jason Rosvall (jrosvall@georgefox.edu).