Now is the time to confirm meal plan info for spring 2019

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

If you haven’t already, please take a minute to confirm your meal plan for the spring 2019 semester.

Please check out the Meal Plan Policies & Procedures website for detailed information. Most of you will already have your spring meal plan confirmed and selected. Some of you may wish to change your meal plan. If you are eligible to do so, please read this message carefully.

Students living on campus are eligible for meal plans based on the number of completed credits earned. If you are counting on your completed credits from fall semester to give you more options than you have, you may have to wait until after all the grades have been entered. Grades are due Sunday, Dec. 23.

Students who fail to select their meal plan by Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, may be assigned the LOWEST meal plan that they are eligible for. Changes made after Jan. 14, 2019, may be subject to our refund policy. The final deadline for all declining meal-plan changes will be Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

Please include your student ID number when making an inquiry about your meal plan.

Steps to take in order to select your meal plan:

  • Log in to the Housing and Community Life Portal
  • At the top of the page, click on the “Meal Plan”
  • “Term Selector” ⇒ “Academic Year 2018-19”
  • Click on “Continue”
  • On the next page, you will have an option to choose a meal plan.
  • At the bottom of the page, under Spring 2019, please select one of the options meal-plan options.

Please contact Jere Witherspoon (jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2316) in the student life office if you have any questions regarding the meal-plan policies.

Check out the 10!10!10! shows happening this week

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Come check out the Ten! Ten! Ten! (10-minute play festival) happening in Wood-Mar Auditorium this week!

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, directors Anna Coon, Malia Lewis, Olivia Stuart, Bekah Gillock and Nicola Pieper will present their shows. On Thursday, Dec. 6, come see the work of directors Chehala Valdez, Nathaniel Read, Araya Glancy, Trevor Braskamp and Braden Graves.

Shows begin at 10:10 p.m. both nights. Admission cost is only $1!

Contact Rhett Luedtke (rluedtke@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Have thoughts about chapel? Share them at forum today

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Have thoughts about chapel you want to share with the pastoral team? We’d love to hear them! Please join us in Canyon Commons at noon today (Tuesday) for a Chapel Forum.

See you there!
– Jamie Johnson (jamiej@georgefox.edu)

Confirm meal plan info for spring 2019 ASAP

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

If you haven’t already, please take a minute to confirm your meal plan for the spring 2019 semester.

Please check out the Meal Plan Policies & Procedures website for detailed information. Most of you will already have your spring meal plan confirmed and selected. Some of you may wish to change your meal plan. If you are eligible to do so, please read this message carefully.

Students living on campus are eligible for meal plans based on the number of completed credits earned. If you are counting on your completed credits from fall semester to give you more options than you have, you may have to wait until after all the grades have been entered. Grades are due Sunday, Dec. 23.

Students who fail to select their meal plan by Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, may be assigned the LOWEST meal plan that they are eligible for. Changes made after Jan. 14, 2019, may be subject to our refund policy. The final deadline for all declining meal-plan changes will be Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

Please include your student ID number when making an inquiry about your meal plan.

Steps to take in order to select your meal plan:

  • Log in to the Housing and Community Life Portal
  • At the top of the page, click on the “Meal Plan”
  • “Term Selector” ⇒ “Academic Year 2018-19”
  • Click on “Continue”
  • On the next page, you will have an option to choose a meal plan.
  • At the bottom of the page, under Spring 2019, please select one of the options meal-plan options.

Please contact Jere Witherspoon (jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2316) in the student life office if you have any questions regarding the meal-plan policies.

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!

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.

Stop by photo booth in the Bruin Den tomorrow

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Tomorrow (Wednesday), the Photography Club will be hosting a photo booth from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Bruin Den. The theme will be a surprise, and props will be provided. All are welcome to come get their pictures taken, individually or with friends (bring as many as you like).

This will be drop-in style, so come anytime between 3 and 7 p.m.! We look forward to seeing you there. We also welcome student photographers who would like to help take photos.

Please email Xylia Rehling at xrehling17@georgefox.edu if you would like to volunteer as a photographer or if you have any questions.

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.

Sip come cocoa and talk grad school Thursday in FoxHole

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

How many times have you been asked, “What do you plan to do with your degree?” Or, “Are you going to grad school?” Maybe it’s just you asking these questions of yourself.

This Thursday, Dec. 6, grad counselors Bethany, Cristina and Ty will be hosting a fun mixer to chat grad school in the FoxHole from 10:30 a.m. to noon. We’ll be available to talk about the difference between counseling, social work, and psychology grad programs and the careers they create.

It doesn’t matter if you are a sophomore, a senior looking to go straight into grad school, or definitely planning on a gap year … or two. We are here now to start the conversation.

Enjoy a cup of cheer with us. Find the event flier here for more information and to RSVP.

Interested in being an RA? Come to Wednesday’s info night

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

An RA informational night for candidates will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 9:30 p.m. in Hoover 105. Check out this Student Staff Position link to find out more information about the role and process.

Got questions? Contact Matt Dyment (mdyment@georgefox.edu).

Reserve your spot now for the Sports Career Fair

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Are you a sports fan? Do you want to pursue a career in the sports industry? Then come to the Portland Trail Blazers Sports Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 4:30 p.m. at the Moda Center in Portland.

Tickets are $14 and include fair registration and a ticket to the Blazers’ game that night. Bring your $14 to Grace Tissell in the IDEA Center to reserve your spot! Transportation will be available for those who need it.

The event will include a panel where you can talk to specific recruiters from organizations like the Portland Winterhawks, the Portland Timbers and Thorns, the Seattle Storm and Reign, the Seattle Sounders, the Sacramento Kings and the Tacoma Rainiers.

Questions? Contact Colleen Sump (csump@georgefox.edu).

Learn how to crush your internship at event today

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

So you landed a great internship or job. Now, what can you do to really CRUSH it? Today (Monday) at noon in Canyon Commons 103, join COMM alumnus Daniel Rude, director of human resources at The Allison, for tips on how to be a rock star intern or employee.

The Allison is Oregon’s only five-star resort, and Daniel does all the hiring, firing and training.

Contact Colleen Sump (csump@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Purchase or rent spring textbooks at the Bruin Store

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Students: Your spring textbooks are now available for rent and/or purchase at the Bruin Store. Shop in-store and online at georgefoxshop.com.

Be sure to follow us on Instagram (@the_bruin_store).

Thank you and go Bruins!

Social work senior researchers seek your feedback with survey

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Our social work senior research class is conducting a survey on self-care education and practices among helping profession majors. We ask that only nursing, psychology and social work majors fill out this survey, due to its tailored content. Please fill out the survey by today (Monday).

We would love your input on helping us understand how self-care education and practices is or is not being incorporated into your education and its impact on your personal life. This survey should only take five to 10 minutes!

Thank you for helping us in our research!

– Samantha Wilson, Olivia Wischhoefer, Beth Nygren and Bronson Ramos

Link for the survey is here.

If you have any questions, contact Samantha Wilson at wilsons15@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.

Plausibility of miracles discussed in town hall meeting tonight

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Does the success of science and the discovery of the laws of nature threaten the plausibility of miracles? How should we think about miracles in light of the philosopher David Hume’s influential skeptical arguments?

These are among the questions being discussed at a “Doubters Town Hall: Objections to Miracles” tonight (Sunday) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in EHS 102. The event is being hosted by the William Penn Honors Program.

Isaac Choi, who studied physics and chemistry at Harvard before his graduate studies in theology and philosophy, will be exploring these questions in a talk, followed by a town-hall format discussion with Choi, Abigail Favale and Ross McCullough.

Contact Helen Morse (hmorse@georgefox.edu) for more information.

How have extracurricular activities benefited your college experience?

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

As part of our social work research class, we are conducting research to learn how extracurricular activities can impact students’ academic experiences, and we need your help!

We would appreciate your feedback about your experiences with extracurricular activities on campus! You can help us by taking a short five-minute survey. The survey is anonymous, and the information collected will be protected. If you would like to participate, please submit your response before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

You can take the survey by clicking here. Thank you for taking the time to help!

— Liz Cruickshank, Christian Hughes, Emma Jorgensen, and Molly Penalver

Please contact Christian Hughes (chughes15@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions!

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.

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.

Learn how to crush an internship at special event Monday

Friday, November 30th, 2018

So you landed a great internship or job. Now, what can you do to really CRUSH it? This Monday, Dec. 3, at noon in Canyon Commons 103, join COMM alumnus Daniel Rude, director of human resources at The Allison, for tips on how to be a rock star intern or employee.

The Allison is Oregon’s only five-star resort, and Daniel does all the hiring, firing and training.

Contact Colleen Sump (csump@georgefox.edu) for more information.