Audition for next year’s dance team

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Are you interested in performing with the George Fox dance team for the 2019-20 academic year? Come to a workshop to learn a short routine and audition on Wednesday, April 24, from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. in the Hadlock Student Center fitness room.

The dance team performs at home football and basketball games and is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.

If you can’t make it to the auditions, email Adina McConaughey at amcconaughey@georgefox.edu for details on submitting your audition by video.

Hadlock Student Center announces Easter weekend hours

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The Hadlock Student Center will be open for limited hours during Easter weekend. The hours are as follows:

  • Friday, April 19 – 2 to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20 – Closed
  • Sunday, April 21 – Closed

Visit our webpage for more information.

Questions? Contact Rob Simpson at simpsonr@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Feedback about Disability Services office

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

A team of students in MKTG300 is conducting a survey to gauge student opinions of the Disability Services office. Please take five minutes to fill out this survey.

For questions, contact Sarah Henry at SHenry17@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.

Sign up for physical activity counseling from PT students

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Are you interested in increasing your physical activity but unsure of what to do? Schedule an appointment for health counseling with a licensed physical therapist and PT students.

These appointments are in the Roberts Center on Fridays for 30 minutes and include physical fitness testing, safe exercise counseling, and ideas to increase activity.

Call 503-550-6837 with questions or to schedule an appointment.

Plan to attend Dinah Steig’s retirement celebration

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Please join us to celebrate the retirement of Dinah Steig on Thursday, April 25, from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Stevens Atrium. 

We will gather to celebrate her 12 years of faithful service to our George Fox students and families. Dinah’s official retirement date is June 28.

Questions? Contact Heidi Thomason at hthomaso@georgefox.edu.

Last chance to sign up for back and neck session with PT students

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Do you have back or neck pain? Would you like to have it looked at for free while also helping out our physical therapy students?

Our second-year students are looking for volunteers tomorrow (Thursday) from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. or from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Roberts Center. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2451 to sign up.

Come to presentation on Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

We have the privilege of hosting Sonny Ramaswamy, president of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, tomorrow (Thursday). Gather to hear his presentation from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101-103 and ask questions as he shares the work of the commission.

Portland Center students and employees can watch a live stream of the event in PDS 160 between 2:30 and 4 p.m.

Questions? Contact Linda Samek at lsamek@georgefox.edu.

Get your Fox Film Festival tickets today

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Be sure to grab your tickets to the Fox Film Festival today (Wednesday)! We will be selling tickets outside the Bruin Den from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The tickets are for the Friday, April 26, screening at the Cameo Theater. The screening on Saturday, April 27, at Bauman Auditorium is free.

The prices are $6 for two tickets and $4 for one. This offer is only valid if you pre-purchase; otherwise it’s $4 at the door of the Cameo.

Questions? Contact Sean McNeil at smcneil17@georgefox.edu.

Bon Appetit cafes will close for Easter weekend

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The Bruin Den, Bruin Bites and Bridge Cafe will be closed Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. They will reopen Monday, April 22, with regular hours of operation.

Questions? Contact Lisa Miles at lmiles@georgefox.edu.

Gather for Denny Lawrence’s retirement celebration

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Join us in celebrating Denny Lawrence’s 20 years of faithful service to George Fox University as the general manager of Bon Appetit food service.

His retirement reception will take place on Wednesday, April 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101-103. Refreshments will be served, and there will be a brief program at 3:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Jere Witherspoon at jwithers@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Black Student Union events

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The Black Student Union is hoping to get a better understanding of engagement with their events and meetings. This survey should take less than two minutes. Thank you for participating!

Questions? Contact Romare Ashford at rashford16@georgfox.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.

See ‘The Amish Project’ performed tomorrow and Friday

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Come see George Fox Theatre’s production of The Amish Project, showing in Wood-Mar Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday!

The Amish Project is a fictional exploration of the Nickel Mines shooting of an Amish schoolhouse in 2006. Community members in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, share their stories and experiences as they struggle to find God in this story of real-life, radical forgiveness.

Tickets are sold at the door for a recommended donation of $7 or pay-what-you-will.

Questions? Contact Hope Bellinger at hbellinger16@georgefox.edu.

Gather for veterans’ breakfast this Monday

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The Veterans United Association is hosting a pop-up breakfast. We will meet in the FoxHole on Monday, April 22, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. All veterans are welcome to stop by and get a hot meal.

If you think you might be able to stop in, please email Jeff Brown at jbrown15@georgefox.edu so we can get a head count.

Gather for Spanish Senior Gala today

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Come support our graduating Spanish majors as they present their senior projects at the Spanish Senior Gala today (Wednesday) from 4 to 5 p.m. in Lemmons 13.

Refreshments will be served. Spanish majors and minors are required to attend.

Questions? Contact Angeleen Umfleet at aumfleet@georgefox.edu.

Bon Appetit announces weekend hours of service

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Canyon Commons will be open this weekend during the following hours:

Thursday, April 18
Dinner: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Good Friday, April 19
Breakfast: 9 to 10 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21
Brunch: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Brett Harvey at bharvey@georgefox.edu.

Become a tutor for fall semester

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Would you like to help other students learn through one-on-one tutoring? Consider becoming a tutor for the fall 2019 semester!

As an independent tutor, you can help George Fox students, local high school students, and others in the Newberg community while earning a little extra money. Sign up here if you are interested in this opportunity.

For a step-by-step guide to help you get started on the Tutor Matching Service platform, click here.

Questions? Contact Julia James at jjames@georgefox.edu.

Support Crepes for a Cause this morning

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Come eat some yummy crepes and support a good cause! Swing by outside Klages between 8 a.m. and noon today (Wednesday), where fresh crepes will be available with an array of toppings for only $3.

All proceeds will be donated to Angel Glocking as she goes and serves at Petra Peacebuilders in Spain this summer.

Questions? Contact Maya Burgess at mburgess17@georgefox.edu.

Apply for summer housing before tomorrow

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Are you staying in the area over summer and need an affordable place to live? The summer housing application is now live in your MyGFU housing portal!

Whether you are working on campus, have a job off campus, or are completing research, on-campus housing is available to all. The deadline for signing up tomorrow (Thursday). Find out more information here.

Questions? Contact housing@georgefox.edu.

IT is selling used computers

Monday, April 15th, 2019

The IT department is currently selling used computers. We have mid-2011 iMacs for sale at $125 each. We also have HP 9300 Elite All-in-One desktops for sale at $100 each and HP 450 G2 ProBooks for sale at $125 each.

The computers have all been reset to factory settings. The desktop computers come with a power supply, keyboard and mouse, and the laptops come with a power supply.

Please note that these computers are sold as is. We do not provide support or maintenance on these machines or perform updates of any kind, and cannot guarantee the manufacturers will have parts available.

If you would like further information on the specifications of these computers or have any questions, please contact the service desk at servicedesk@georgefox.edu.

Come to ‘Turning of the Page’ event today featuring the ‘Saint John’s Bible’

Monday, April 15th, 2019

All are welcome to attend an interactive “Turning of the Page” event featuring, for the first time, six volumes of the Saint John’s Bible, Heritage Edition. The event is today (Tuesday) from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Murdock Library Special Collections Room.

The event will include an introduction by Paul Anderson, followed by time to explore and view a turning of the page for each volume, focusing on the spiritual and artistic masterpieces within this historic integration of Christianity and culture. For more information, visit our website.

The Heritage Edition is a fine art edition of the original Saint John’s Bible, a modern hand-written and illuminated Bible. Created under the direction of Donald Jackson, these limited editions are being shared in communities around the world.

Questions? Email library@georgefox.edu.