Veterans: Order your honor cords for midyear commencement

Monday, November 19th, 2018

If you are a veteran who will be graduating this fall, congratulations! If you would like to show your status as a veteran by wearing a red, white and blue cord at midyear commencement, please sign up using this link.

You must complete the form to be issued a cord. The deadline to submit the application is Friday, Nov. 30.

If you have questions, please email veterans@georgefox.edu.

Join us for Thanksgiving Chapel this morning

Monday, November 19th, 2018

The entire community is invited to join us for our annual Thanksgiving Chapel this morning (Tuesday) at 10:50 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium. We will sing songs of Thanksgiving led by Olivia Pothoff, hear stories of thankfulness from students and employees, and take communion together.

We hope to see you there!

Know the Canyon Commons dining hours for Thanksgiving weekend

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Hours of operation in the dining room will change over Thanksgiving weekend as follows:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 21: Lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; dinner from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 22: Brunch from 10:30 to 1 a.m.; Thanksgiving dinner from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24: Brunch from 10:30 to 11 a.m.; dinner from 5 to 5:45 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 25: Brunch from 10:30 to 11 a.m.; dinner from 5 to 7 p.m.

Regular hours of operation resume Monday, Nov. 26.

Happy Thanksgiving to you from all of us at Bon Appetit!

Donate cold-weather items for the homeless by Nov. 26

Monday, November 19th, 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).

Be aware of Thanksgiving closures for Bruin Den, Bruin Bites and Bridge Cafe

Monday, November 19th, 2018

The Bruin Den, Bruin Bites and Bridge Cafe will be closing at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and all cafes will be closed through the weekend, reopening on Monday, Nov. 26, with regular hours of operation.

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Bon Appetit!

Please participate in student safety survey

Monday, November 19th, 2018

A group of social work seniors is conducting a study on students’ opinions of their personal safety on campus. If you are a student who attends classes at the Newberg campus, we would appreciate if you took a few minutes to fill out the survey. Students of any age and program are invited to participate.

Thank you for taking the time to participate; we are grateful for the feedback.

– KariAnna Kuklinski, Michelle Connolly, Yesenia Hernandez, and Pablo Gaspar-Lopez

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.

Learn to make healthy holiday food at cooking demo tonight

Sunday, November 18th, 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 tonight (Monday) 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.

Do you have hip, knee or ankle pain? Physical therapy looking for volunteers

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

The Graduate School of Physical Therapy is looking for volunteers to participate in a lab session on the lower extremity. If you have a problem with your hip, knee, ankle or foot, 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 take care of your condition. Volunteers are needed for either a one- or two-hour session beginning at 12:30 p.m. and ending at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Roberts Center.

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

We hope you can join us!

Claim your lost items before Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 18th, 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.

All are welcome to healthy holiday food demo on Monday

Thursday, November 15th, 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.

Please take your bikes home over Thanksgiving break

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Although the weather is great now, it is supposed to begin raining over Thanksgiving break. If you aren’t riding your bike much, please take it home over Thanksgiving and bring it back during spring break when the weather improves.

If you decide to keep it on campus, put it in your dorm room or apartment over breaks to avoid potential theft, and always keep it locked, preferably with a U-lock!

Thank you,
– Campus Public Safety Office

Swing by the quad this morning for some crepes

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Enjoy hot crepes all while supporting a local charity! Crepes will be sold for $3 each this morning (Friday) from 9 a.m. to noon on the quad. All proceeds will go toward the Hillside Inn.

More information on the Hillside Inn is available here. Contact Dani Schmaltz (dschmaltz16@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Support charity by purchasing a crepe tomorrow morning

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Enjoy hot crepes all while supporting a local charity! Crepes will be sold for $3 each tomorrow (Friday) from 9 a.m. to noon on the quad. All proceeds will go toward the Hillside Inn.

More information on the Hillside Inn is available here. Contact Dani Schmaltz (dschmaltz16@georgefox.edu) for more information on the fundraiser.

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

Wednesday, November 14th, 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, between 3 and 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).

Get your flu shot today!

Wednesday, November 14th, 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 today (Thursday) 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.

Listen to guest physical therapy doctor speak on exercise and chronic disease

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

The School of Physical Therapy is excited to host Dr. Kim E. Eppen, physical therapist and clinical specialist at the University of Iowa, tonight (Thursday) in Canyon Commons 101 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Dr. Eppen will present the topic “Exercise Prescription in Chronic Disease.” The primary objectives for this lecture are to identify the relationship between inactivity and chronic disease, discuss physical activity guidelines for “general health benefits,” and discuss the role of physicians and other healthcare providers in assessing and prescribing physical activity/exercise for prevention and/or management of chronic disease.

Everyone is encouraged to attend this free event. Light refreshments will be served.

Questions? Contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu.

Make plans to attend free Symphonic Band concert tonight

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Make plans tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. to attend the George Fox Symphonic Band concert, “A Fall Celebration,” conducted by our new director of bands, Dwayne Corbin, in Bauman Auditorium.

Admission is free! Questions? Contact Dwayne Corbin (dcorbin@georgefox.edu).

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.

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.

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.