Room still available on whitewater rafting trip April 24

Friday, April 16th, 2021

What better way to end the semester than to go whitewater rafting? Join Campus Recreation’s OREC program for a whitewater rafting trip on Saturday, April 24!

We have expanded capacity and now have several spots available. If the trip is full when you check, you can also join the waiting list to be contacted with updates if spots open up!

No prior rafting experience is necessary for this trip! The only requirement is that you are relatively comfortable around water. OREC will be providing lunch, supplies, transportation, and guiding services through a ministry organization called Youth Dynamics.

To register or join waiting list, please go here.

Have questions? Please contact AJ Heil at aheil@georgefox.edu.

Join Self-Defense Workshop tomorrow night

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Campus Recreation is hosting a Self-Defense Workshop tomorrow (Sunday) from 7 to 9 p.m. This workshop is a stand-alone training that walks through self-defense techniques and scenarios.

It is held as a one-time seminar, whereas our normal class is ongoing. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to learn more about self-defense; it does not require any previous experience.

The cost is $10 per participant, and the workshop is open to employees and students. Click here for details and to register.

Questions? Contact AJ Heil (aheil@georgefox.edu).

PA seeking a program assistant for the summer

Friday, April 16th, 2021

The physician assistant program is excited to be accepting applications for a full-time work-study position as a program assistant this summer! Work alongside a new and developing department to help grow the PA masters program here at Fox. Apply by Tuesday, April 20, on Handshake.

The chosen applicant will work in the admissions and interview process for incoming students, social media development, and creatively assist our students, faculty and staff in a variety of ways.

Hours in the summer are flexible and will vary from 30 to 40 hours a week. This position would transition into a part-time, 10-hours-per-week position during the fall semester.

Questions? Contact Nina Inglesby (ninglesby@georgefox.edu).

Survey: Shapes and attitudes research

Friday, April 16th, 2021

You’re invited to take a quick survey about shapes and attitudes! It should take no longer than 15 minutes and would be greatly appreciated.

Questions? Contact B. Cameron Stumpf (bstumpf16@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.

Interested in being a Peer Advisor this fall?

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Are you interested in being a Peer Advisor next semester? If you’ve been thinking about applying, now is the time to make it happen! Take a look at the job description, then complete an application.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 19; references (as listed in the application) are due Wednesday, April 21, so get those requests out now!

Peer Advisors play an integral role in assisting new students’ transition to George Fox. They assist with Welcome Weekend and a new co-curricular “Bruin Adventure” program designed to engage the heart, mind and soul of each new student as they learn in community with their neighbors.

The Peer Advisor hiring process is running late this year due to changes in the curriculum, including the end of LIBA 100.

Check out the FAQs page for more information about the fall 2021 plans.

Contact Rick Muthiah (rmuthiah@georgefox.edu) with questions.

Bridge Café will be open during summer break

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Bon Appetit is pleased to announce we will be keeping the Bridge Café open all summer long! We’ll feature coffee, pastries, and daily lunch/drink specials on the patio. We also offer full catering services if you are planning a special event on or off campus.

More exciting details to come! Questions? Contact Jason Rosvall (jrosvall@georgefox.edu).

Remember to use your flex points by April 30

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Don’t forget that all flex points expire at the end of this semester. Any unused points will not be rolled over and there will be no refunds per university policy.

Please visit the Bridge Cafe, GET MOBILE app, or the main dining hall to use any remaining points before Friday, April 30.

Questions? Please email Jason Rosvall (jrosvall@georgefox.edu).

Apply to be a LEAD Mentor

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

The LEAD Mentor application closes tomorrow (Friday). Apply here.

LEAD Mentors play an integral role in assisting first-year students of color in their transition to the George Fox. Mentors are expected to help new first-year students of color connect to the George Fox community and available opportunities.

Questions? Contact Jesse Cetz (jcetz@georgefox.edu).

Interested in dentistry? Attend Pre-Dental Club’s informational webinar

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

The George Fox Pre-Dental Club will be hosting an informational webinar Friday, April 23, from 7 to 7:45 p.m. via Zoom (passcode: zZ36gz). This is intended for students interested in learning more about applying to dental school.

This webinar will include information about how to apply to dental school. We will cover prerequisite classes, required shadowing hours, taking the DAT, and more! We will also be answering any questions you may have about the application process or the field of dentistry in general.

All are welcome, even if you are unsure if dentistry is the path for you. Questions? Contact Keoni Lynam (klynam17@georgefox.edu).

Take the library’s feedback survey

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Please take a few minutes to complete the George Fox Library Survey. The library is seeking feedback on the quality of our services, collections, and spaces, and we’d love to know your thoughts. The survey should take about five minutes and your response is anonymous.

Questions? Contact Kate Wimer (kwimer@georgefox.edu).

See local artists and live music at the Spring Market tomorrow

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Join us on the quad for the Spring Market in collaboration with the Department of Art and Design tomorrow (Friday) between 3 and 6 p.m.

Support local artists and have fun in the process! The afternoon will be filled with live music from a local band, tables with arts and crafts, lawn games, Italian sodas, and a raffle that will be held at 6 p.m. for those who purchase from our art vendors. Check our Instagram stories for a preview of what will be for sale!

Questions? Contact Student Activities (activities@georgefox.edu).

Take student care and wellness survey for chance to win AirPods, gift cards

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

We know this year has been different than many of us expected. To help us understand your current experience we have a few questions for you to answer. This survey, conducted by the student life office, is intended to help us know how we can adjust our programs and services to better meet your needs. Please take five minutes to fill it out.

All entries with a valid email will be submitted for a chance to win Apple AirPods. As well, we will be selecting four winners from this survey for $25 Amazon gift cards.

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

Last day to take ASLAN survey for SpiL credit

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Just a reminder that the ASLAN survey is still open on iAttended. You receive one SpiL credit for completing it by today (Thursday). Thank you!

Questions? Contact Jamie Johnson (jamiej@georgefox.edu).

Sign up to be treated for free by the College of Physical Therapy this May

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Have any aches or pains? The College of Physical Therapy would love to serve you! From Tuesday, May 4, through Friday, May 28 (excluding weekends), DPT faculty and students will be evaluating and treating patients in our new health sciences building.

We are treating all musculoskeletal/joint injuries, post-operative, pediatrics, vestibular, chronic pain, etc.  Whether you are a student, faculty, employee or community member, this is completely free!

Our clinic is clean, safe, and we are ready to schedule your appointment. Please call Li-Zandre Philbrook at 503-554-2456 to schedule.

Need a summer job? Apply to work for Plant Services

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Are you tired of summer jobs that only offer limited work schedules? Are you wishing you had full employment so that you can boost your bank account? Plant Services is here for you!

Plant Services has job postings on Handshake for working with our grounds crew, carpentry crew, and porter services (furniture moving crew). You do not need a work-study award to work over the summer, but you do have to be enrolled in the fall 2021 semester.

Each crew has a limited number of positions available, so apply now if you would like full 40-hour weeks of employment during the entire summer on our beautiful Newberg campus.

Questions? Contact Dixie Downey (ddowney@georgefox.edu).

Want to send a graduation gift? Send a care package from CareFox

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Send some love to a Fox friend or yourself by purchasing a $10 finals week/graduation care package! Click here to order.

Questions? Contact Danielle Korthuis (dkorthuis17@georgefox.edu).

Apply for financial aid and Scholarship Resource Center internships

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

The financial aid office is looking to hire two student interns for the upcoming summer. Are you a highly organized individual with an attention to detail and accuracy, good interpersonal and communication skills, and have the ability to work well with a team? These internships may be great opportunities for you!

The applications for financial aid counselor intern and Scholarship Resource Center intern could close at any time, with a final date of Monday, May 3, so apply now on Handshake!

You need to be a traditional undergraduate student for the fall semester to be considered.

Questions? Contact Soren Sweet (ssweet@georgefox.edu).

Volunteer at the Bruin Community Pantry this summer

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

The Bruin Community Pantry food bank will be open during the summer with new hours starting Monday, May 3. If you are going to be around this summer and would like to volunteer, please contact Jere Witherspoon. 

Hours are flexible with early evening options available. The hours of operation are set based on the volunteer’s availability.

Questions? Contact Jere at bruincommunitypantry@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2316.

Check out the ARC’s latest newsletter

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Check out the ARC’s week 13 newsletter! This week we’re discussing finals week study appointments and offering a tip from our wonderful consultant, Marlee! 

Appointments fill up fast! If you would like a writing or study appointment, email the_arc@georgefox.edu, or you can visit arcschedule.georgefox.edu.

Return Good Neighbor parking permit to avoid $25 charge

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Students who have been issued Good Neighborhood parking permits must return them before the end of the school year in order to avoid receiving a $25 charge.

Please bring your Good Neighborhood permit to the Campus Public Safety office between April 26 and April 30.

Questions? Call our office at 503-554-2090 or email Elrike Shaw at eshaw@georgefox.edu.