Volunteer to chop and stack wood this Saturday

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Volunteer to chop/stack wood for veterans, elderly and disabled persons this Saturday, Sept. 25, at Friends Community Cemetery. Work time will be from 9 to 11 a.m. We’ll meet in the back of the cemetery (white barn).

If you have any questions, email abergers18@georgefox.edu or gcarlsen18@georgefox.edu.

All invited to Stewards of Sustainability Club’s documentary event Saturday

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Join the Stewards of Sustainability Club this Saturday, Sept. 25, for a documentary and discussion event with snacks! We will be showing the episode Recycling Sham from the Netflix series Broken.

All are welcome! We’ll meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. Contact Sydney Schroeder (schroeder18@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

October outdoor recreation trip and activity registration is now live

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

University Recreation has just released its outdoor recreation (OREC) trip and activity schedule for the month of October! All trips can now be registered for and paid for online via IM Leagues. Please go here to see all of the trips, workshops, and activities that are offered this month.

Activities include:

  • Mountain biking
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Backpacking
  • Slacklining, and more!

No experience is necessary to participate in any of these activities!

Students who are experiencing financial difficulties can now apply for financial assistance for outdoor trips and activities through a new scholarship fund. If you would like to submit a request for financial assistance for any of these trips and activities, please go here.

Have questions? Contact AJ Heil at aheil@georgefox.edu

Concrete trucks scheduled to use Fulton Street tomorrow

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Tomorrow (Thursday), Fulton Street traffic will be impacted by large concrete trucks waiting to offload at the Friendsview construction site.

The work will begin at 3 a.m. and continue all day. The trucks will be lining up on Fulton Street to enter and exit onto Center Street into the Friendsview complex. Traffic is advised to use another route, if possible.

If you have any questions, contact Dixie Downey (ddowney@georgefox.edu).

Student Survey: ‘Book Suggestions’

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Do you have a favorite book you think other students should read? Well, the Bruin Blog is collecting book suggestions!

If there’s a title you want to share, you can fill out this survey.

Let us know what you like!

If you have any questions, contact Alex Morales at amorales21@georgefox.edu.

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.

Fox Got Talent performance is next Friday

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Next Friday, Oct. 1, a variety of talents will take the stage from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium for Fox Got Talent! If you’re interested, sign-ups to audition tomorrow night are still open.

You can fill out this form for more information about how to audition for the chance to win a $500 cash prize! Auditions are open to both students and employees.

Questions? Contact Student Activities at activities@georgefox.edu.

Register for #CareerGoals networking event!

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Have you signed up for the IDEA Center’s first networking event of the year? Come network with this group of 15 intriguing alumni professionals at this round-robin event! It will take place Friday, Oct. 8, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

For 10 minutes, professionals will share about their career journey, as well as any advice they wish they knew when they were college students at George Fox. Students will have the opportunity to ask any questions regarding the alumni’s career of choice or education path.

Every 10 minutes students will move to a new table with a new professional. For the final 20 minutes of the event, all students will have the chance to connect with our guests in a traditional mixer-type format.

We will be hosting alumni from the following industries: HR and recruiting, education, healthcare, technology, start-ups, government, nonprofit work, marketing, event planning, athletics, ministry, and so much more!

The undergrad degrees they received from George Fox University include accounting, finance, engineering, cognitive science, biology, organizational communication, marketing, family and consumer sciences, Christian ministries, business administration, and psychology.

Register for the event on Handshake! Log into your Handshake account, click “Events” in the top left corner, then scroll down to find the selection “#CAREERGOALS: A Career Exploration Event”, hosted by George Fox University. By clicking on that title, you will be given the opportunity to sign up for the event.

Don’t miss out on this amazing networking opportunity! We hope to see you there!

Questions? Contact Karis Lee (klee19@georgefox.edu).

Participate in upcoming arrow tag tournament

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Have you signed up yet to play arrow tag?! This Saturday, University Recreation will be hosting an arrow tag tournament from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Hadlock Student Center. Don’t miss out!

You can register here if you’re interested. Registration closes on Friday, Sept. 24, at 11:59 p.m.

Contact Angel Glockling (aglockling@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Yearbook is hiring!

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

The Student Collective is George Fox University’s yearbook, and is looking for driven, flexible, and talented individuals who are passionate for helping tell the unique stories of George Fox. If you believe you’re a good fit for our team, please fill out this form.

If you have any questions, contact Michaella Thoman at mthoman18@georgefox.edu.

Join Sources of Strength for our Fall Kick-Off today!

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Are you passionate about your mental health and the mental health of others? If so, then you will love Sources of Strength!

In Sources of Strength, we focus on how to be healthier in our own lives and encourage others to do the same. Our first event, the Fall Kick-Off, is today (Wednesday). Come to Hoover 105 from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn more about what we do, build community, and eat delicious snacks!

Questions? Contact Grace Emhoff (gemhoff20@georgefox.edu).

Earn $10 gift card for research participation

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

You have the unique opportunity to participate in research over Zoom for a $10 gift card! Participation would involve two short assessments that involve telling stories and answering questions. Each will take about 20 to 30 minutes.

Click here to sign up. Questions? Contact B. Cameron Stumpf (bstumpf16@georgefox.edu).

Use your voice: Share your story!

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Are you willing to dedicate 15 to 30 minutes of your time to share a little bit of your story? If so, please fill out this form. It should only take you 30 seconds to complete.

The Bruin Bound Podcast is a podcast run by the George Fox admissions office. Last year, many of the episodes focused on the practical aspects of applying to college. The topics were mostly informational, centering on things like financial aid, transferring to George Fox, and activities available on campus.

This year, we are making a shift to focus more on the voices, experiences and stories of people at George Fox. We would love to hear your story. Whether it is something profound, funny, difficult, intense or ordinary, we want to hear what you have to share.

The podcast topics will cover everything from transition, to food, to fun memories with friends. If you have any questions or thoughts, please feel free to reach out to Satoshi Seth at sseth@georgefox.edu.

All invited to social work grad’s presentation on Oct. 7

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Come listen to George Fox social work graduate Tony Nehren (class of 2020) talk about his work in DHS Child Protection Services of Marion County, and specifically, how his work as a certified Native American and Alaskan Native specialist has transformed his understanding of what it means to be a human and an American citizen.

All are welcome to join us from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, in Hoover 105. Contact Kim Rapp at rappk@georgefox.edu with any questions.

Buy, donate and sell at Hadlock’s ‘Gearage Sale’ on Oct. 1

Monday, September 20th, 2021

University Recreation is hosting its annual “Gearage Sale” at the Hadlock Student Center on Friday, Oct. 1, from 3 to 9 p.m. You won’t want to miss it!

New this year: Students, employees and community members can sell their outdoor recreation and sporting equipment at the sale by using a consignment option.

Also new this year, proceeds from consignment sales go toward a new student scholarship fund that helps students participate in outdoor trips and activities that would otherwise struggle to do so because of financial difficulties.

Donations of equipment and cash are encouraged. All proceeds from the sale of donated equipment will go toward the student scholarship fund. Have something sitting around in your garage or basement? Let us know! Drop it off and we would love to try and sell it to benefit our students!

Interested in selling or donating something? Read this Seller’s Agreement and fill out this form to let us know!

Please spread the word about this event to your friends, colleagues, and neighbors! Contact AJ Heil (aheil@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Reminder about required Title IX course for all students

Monday, September 20th, 2021

George Fox is using Vector Solutions/Safe Colleges to deliver the required Title IX education course. Students should have received an email in August from Jere Witherspoon in student life with detailed instructions regarding the course. If you did not receive it, please contact Jere to receive this information. She will send you an email with detailed information.

The deadline for completing the course has passed. However, if you haven’t taken it, you are still responsible to do so. You can make arrangements with Jere for an extension.

More information about Title IX can be found here. If you have questions, please contact Jere for more information at jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu.

Contemplative Worship meets Thursday in Hoover 104

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Contemplative worship (sometimes called Communion After the Manner of Friends) will be held from 11:05 to 11:35 a.m. this Thursday, Sept. 23, in Hoover 104.

Worship this week will explore an imaginary dialogue with Christ as an opening into attentive waiting upon the Lord in silence. All are welcome, and elective chapel credit is available.

If you have any questions, you can email Paul Anderson at panderso@georgefox.edu.

Climb Club hosts launch event tonight

Monday, September 20th, 2021

The George Fox Climbing Club is hosting a launch party for the new school year! Come join us in Hadlock between 7 and 8:30 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) for a raffle, some information about upcoming events, and most importantly, rock climbing. All skills levels welcome!

For more info, check out the Instagram @foxclimbers. Contact nfreeman19@georgefox.edu for more details.

Hang out with the Pre-Veterinary Club tomorrow

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Come hang out with the Pre-Veterinary Club and meet some of our pets!

We will be in the garden area outside EHS tomorrow (Wednesday) from 6 to 7 p.m.

Contact Jaiden Biscay (jbiscay18@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

Chapel schedule this week

Monday, September 20th, 2021

We are excited for another week of worship with you! This week we will again have Pastor-in-Residence Gaby Viesca preaching on Tuesday morning. We will meet in Bauman at 10:50 a.m. All are welcome!

Vespers (Wednesday evening chapel) is digital and will be released by 7 p.m. on Wednesday night. That means we will NOT be meeting in person this week on Wednesday evening.

Questions? Email spirituallife@georgefox.edu.

All are invited to audition for Fox Got Talent on Thursday

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Auditions for Fox Got Talent will be held Thursday, Sept. 23, in Bauman Auditorium between 7 and 9 p.m.

All talents of all ages (students and employees!) are welcome and encouraged to participate. We’re looking for jugglers, magicians, contortionists, impressionists, singers, sword swallowers, speedy Rubik’s Cube solvers, or whatever you do best.

Fill out this form to audition for a chance to compete for a $500 cash prize!

If you have questions, contact Student Activities (activities@georgefox.edu).