Come to farewell party for Kristi Welker Dec. 11

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Please join the student life division for a farewell reception for Kristi Welker, director of commuter life, on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the student life office. You can drop in at any point, but we will have a focused time of sharing beginning at 1:45 p.m.

Welker has faithfully served the university with a passionate faith, a tremendous heart for students, and a deep commitment to furthering the mission at George Fox for the last two and a half years. She and her family are moving to Ohio in two weeks to be near their extended family. She has accepted a resident director position at The Ohio State University.

If you have questions, contact Mark Pothoff at mpothoff@georgefox.edu.

Going to Winter Formal? Get your tickets

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Winter Formal is this Sunday, Dec. 8, at 8 p.m. at Leftbank Annex in Portland. It won’t be a swing dance this year, just a regular dance.

Get your tickets in the bookstore now! You don’t want to miss out. Tickets are $10 per person and can also be purchased at the door. Questions? Contact activities@georgefox.edu.

Swing by Holiday Hangout tomorrow night

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Take a study break and stop by the Holiday Hangout tomorrow (Friday) at 8 p.m. in the Stevens Center atrium.

Come for delicious sweet treats, a tater tot bar, an Elf showing, pictures with Santa and Pennington, games, Christmas karaoke, and holiday bazaar gift shopping hosted by our art students. 

Questions? Contact activities@georgefox.edu.

Info on holiday deadlines for 2019 deposits

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The finance office will be closed from Dec. 21 through Jan. 1 for Christmas break.

Deposits that need a December 2019 date must be brought to Heather in the finance office no later than 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20. If it arrives later, it will go into a deposit for January 2020. 

Please look around your desk and file cabinet to see if there are any lingering items that need to go to the bank. If you are taking extra time off during the Christmas holiday, please send your deposits over before you leave.

If you have any questions about deposits, contact Heather Groenlund at ext. 2173.

Fox Film Festival info meeting is tonight

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The Fox Film Festival committee is hosting a get-together tonight (Thursday) in Lemmons 4 at 4 p.m. We will be providing information about how you can help and what roles you can fill on the committee, as well as answering your questions about the upcoming festival.

Come by if you are interested in getting involved! Questions? Contact Sean McNeil at smcneil17@georgefox.edu.

Gather to see Wobble-off tonight

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Freshman engineering students will display and answer questions about their oscillating air engines from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., then compete in our annual Wobble-off competition at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday).

Join us in the Klages Maker Hub competition as students compete with their engines for maximum speed, coast, air efficiency, cost efficiency, power and craftsmanship!

Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey at amcconaughey@georgefox.edu.

Third Culture Kids hosts guest speaker tonight

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

All are invited to come enjoy food and discussion at Third Culture Kids tonight (Thursday). We will be meeting at the Intercultural Resource Center from 7:30 to 9 p.m. This week we have an awesome guest speaker, Lauren Wells, coming to talk about TCKs and interpersonal relationships.

A Third Culture Kid is an individual who, having spent a significant part of his or her developmental years in a culture other than their parents’, develops a sense of relationship to both cultures. The TCK Club is a community created for anyone who grew up in another culture, missionary kids, or for those interested in missions and looking for a community, but everyone is welcome!

Questions? Contact Holly Hicks at hhicks16@georgefox.edu.

Come to freshman theatre showcase this Monday

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Come support our theatre major freshmen as they showcase the work they have done in their first year of acting classes! Join us at 7:30 p.m. this Monday, Dec. 9, in Wood-Mar Auditorium. Admission is free.

Questions? Contact Rhett Luedtke at rluedtke@georgefox.edu.

Come to 10!10!10! tonight and tomorrow

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

The theatre department’s 10-minute play festival is tonight (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday). Eleven scenes, directed by theatre students and performed by students from everywhere in the George Fox community, will be presented over the course of the two nights, starting promptly at 10:10 p.m. in Wood-Mar Auditorium!

Admission is $1. Questions? Contact Rhett Luedtke at rluedtke@georgefox.edu.

Late Night Breakfast is this Monday

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Don’t miss Late Night Breakfast on Monday, Dec. 9, at 10 p.m. in Canyon Commons. It’s everybody’s favorite study break! Commuters: We’ve got you covered on this one, so plan to attend.

Questions? Contact activities@georgefox.edu.

Baseball and softball in need of managers this spring

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

The university’s baseball and softball programs are looking for people who are aspiring to work/interested in analytics to join our program as managers this spring.

This is a non-paid position but is a great opportunity to get experience with the technology used in Major League Baseball and graduate with years of college baseball or softball analytics experience. Duties include, but are not limited to, collecting all forms of data and analytics in relation to our programs, and assisting coaches and players with practice and game film. It is limited to five spots.

Please email Kevin Kopple (kkopple@georgefox.edu) and/or Jessica Hollen (jhollen@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Join snowshoe day trip

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Outdoor Rec (OREC) is offering a single-day snowshoe trip on Saturday, Jan. 18. This is a great opportunity to spend time outside with others while learning about backcountry travel in a winter environment.

The trip is open to all ability levels and will cost $20 inclusive of transportation and equipment rental (snowshoes and gaiters). Sign up through imleagues.com or stop by the Hadlock Student Center for more information.

Questions? Contact Keith Schneider at kscheid@georgefox.edu.

Food bank announces finals week hours

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

See the finals week hours for the food bank below:

  • Monday, Dec. 9 – Closed
  • Tuesday, Dec. 10 – Closed
  • Wednesday, Dec. 11 – 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 12 – 12:30 to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 13 – Closed

You can contact the Office of Student Life to make an appointment to access the food bank. Call 503-554-2310 or email Jere Witherspoon at jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu with questions.

Watch Wobble-off competition tomorrow

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Freshman engineering students will display and answer questions about their oscillating air engines from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., then compete in the annual Wobble-off competition at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday).

Join us in the Klages Maker Hub for the big event as students compete with their engines for maximum speed, coast, air efficiency, cost efficiency, power and craftsmanship!

Questions? Contact Adina McConaughey at amcconaughey@georgefox.edu.

Third Culture Kids meets tomorrow

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

All are invited to come enjoy food and discussion at Third Culture Kids tomorrow (Thursday). We will be meeting at the Intercultural Resource Center from 7:30 to 9 p.m. This week we have an awesome guest speaker, Lauren Wells, coming to talk about TCKs and interpersonal relationships.

A Third Culture Kid is an individual who, having spent a significant part of his or her developmental years in a culture other than their parents’, develops a sense of relationship to both cultures. The TCK Club is a community created for anyone who grew up in another culture, missionary kids, or for those interested in missions and looking for a community, but everyone is welcome!

Questions? Contact Holly Hicks at hhicks16@georgefox.edu.

All invited to Christmas Chapel this morning

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

The campus community is invited to our annual Christmas Chapel this morning (Tuesday) at 10:50 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

We will be led in worship by the university’s choir and orchestra, and President Robin Baker will share a Christmas reflection. We hope you can join us!

In addition, all are welcome to join us tomorrow night (Wednesday) for Vespers at 7 p.m. in Bauman. For more information, contact spirituallife@georgefox.edu.

Enroll in class on faith and doubt

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

This is your special invitation to enroll in Dominic Done’s RELI 215 course!

Earlier this year, Done wrote When Faith Fails: Finding God in the Shadow of Doubt. The subject of faith and doubt is one he will take on during this spring semester at Fox, when he will challenge students to explore some of the issues that create doubt and discover ways to move through those seasons in pursuit of deep faith.

This is a great opportunity to sit under the teaching of Done, who is committed to helping you be intellectually and culturally prepared to engage in our post-Christian world.

Questions? Contact Brian Doak at bdoak@georgefox.edu.

Donate to foster care launch boxes

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

When young adults turn 18 they age out of the foster care system and often find themselves in need of some basic everyday living items as they transition to living on their own for the first time. Help us collect basic everyday living supplies for these young adults!

Each living area lobby has received a donation box labeled with an assigned item to collect. There is an additional donation box in the Office of Spiritual Life. On Friday, Dec. 6, we will collect all the items you have donated this week and create “launch boxes” that will go to our local Department of Human Services office to support these young adults.

Questions? Contact Makenna Coffee at mcoffee16@georgefox.edu.

Come to senior theatre showcase on Saturday

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Our senior theatre majors are presenting what they have learned at George Fox this Saturday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. in Wood-Mar Auditorium. It’s free; come support our students!

Questions? Contact Rhett Luedtke at rluedtke@georgefox.edu.

Check out 10!10!10! play festival this week

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

The theatre department’s 10-minute play festival is tomorrow (Wednesday) and Thursday, Dec. 5. Eleven scenes, directed by theatre students and performed by students from everywhere in the George Fox community, will be presented over the course of the two nights, starting promptly at 10:10 p.m. in Wood-Mar Auditorium!

Admission is $1. Questions? Contact Rhett Luedtke at rluedtke@georgefox.edu.