Meet new basketball coach at introduction event this Friday

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

The university has hired a new women’s basketball coach! Michael Coppolino joins us from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, where he coached the women’s program the last six seasons. Over the last two years, his teams went 35-1 in conference play. You can read more details about his background here.

This Friday, May 3, we will host an introduction event for coach Coppolino at the Chehalem Cultural Center (415 E. Sheridan). It begins with a press conference from 2:30 to 3 p.m., followed by a community meet-and-greet time from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the gallery (refreshments provided).

Come join us and extend a welcome to our new coach! Questions? Contact Elise Trask at etrask@georgefox.edu.

Sign up for direct deposit before end of the semester

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Do you want your paycheck to automatically be in your bank account on payday? Come by the Employee Empowerment office anytime Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to sign up for direct deposit before you leave for the summer!

You can bring a voided check or a printed direct deposit form from your bank that includes your account and routing number. Many banks have these forms available to print through their online banking.

If you aren’t able to sign up for direct deposit, just remember that your paycheck will be mailed out on payday to the mailing address on file. You can update your mailing address on MyGFU under the “Self Service” tab.

Questions? Contact Employee Empowerment at ee@georgefox.edu.

Stop by the ARC to write a thank-you note for a mentor

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Is there someone at George Fox who has made a difference in your college experience? Did someone ignite a spark that made you want to learn more than you thought you could, someone who walked alongside you during a difficult season, or a person who has been a mentor?

Take a moment to write an email, e-card, or traditional thank-you card to that professor, coach, RA, tutor, supervisor, or other influential person. Stop by the ARC in the library to pick up a free blank card, or send or create your own.

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

Volunteer to plant trees in Hess Creek Canyon today

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Do you enjoy the beautiful trees on campus? Would you like to learn how to successfully plant a tree?

Today (Monday) we are having a volunteer tree-planting day in the Hess Creek Canyon area from 9 to 11 a.m. Volunteers are welcome to come and go, but be sure to dress appropriately.

Meet below the Crisman Crossing bridge at 9 a.m. If we have a large number of volunteers, we may also do some invasive removal.

Any questions can be directed to the Plant Services office at ext. 2010.

Claim lost items at Campus Public Safety office before end of the semester

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

If you have lost something, be sure to come to the Campus Public Safety office as soon as possible, because all remaining unclaimed items will be donated to Phase II at the end of the semester.

Anything found in the student residences when they are deep-cleaned will be kept until Friday, May 31, before it is all donated to charitable causes, so be sure to double-check your residence before moving out!

If you work out in Wheeler, Duke or Hadlock, check for your lost items in those buildings before leaving school as well.

Questions? Contact Nadine Kincaid at nkincaid@georgefox.edu.

Learn to make hanging baskets on May 8

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Mark your calendars to make gorgeous hanging baskets to grace our quad! You can learn this valuable lesson on how these beauties are assembled and help us in the process.

Join us Wednesday, May 8, starting at 9 a.m. The session will last approximately four hours, and you are welcome to join at any time. We will meet in the Thomas Center’s lower patio area at 1101 Villa Road.

Please contact the Plant Services office at 503-554-2010 for more information.

National Day of Prayer event update

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

The Newberg community prayer team is hosting a prayer gathering on the National Day of Prayer this Thursday, May 2, at 6:15 p.m. at River Street Church of God, 715 S. River Street. Join with Newberg pastors, leaders and community members for this annual time of prayer.

Contact Di Endicott at endicottdiana@yahoo.com or the Office for Spiritual Life at spirituallife@georgefox.edu if you have questions.

Donate leftover items to Bruin Community Pantry

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Please consider donating your leftover household items or non-perishable food to the Bruin Community Pantry.

Contact Jere Witherspoon at 503-554-2316 or jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu to for more information.

Swing by study break event today

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Need a study break? The Society of Women Engineers is hosting a study break event from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Hadlock Student Center ASC area today (Monday).

Come grab some snacks, play board games, or just hang out with your friends! Everyone is welcome to join the relaxation.

Questions? Contact Madison Sitzmann at msitzmann16@georgefox.edu.

Spanish-speaking volunteers needed at baccalaureate

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Hablas Español? Necesitamos tu ayuda! Spiritual Life would like to have one or two Spanish speakers at our baccalaureate to help Spanish-speaking guests receive interpretation headsets and Spanish-printed programs.

The time commitment is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in Bauman Auditorium. It is voluntary, and we will provide a small thank-you gift.

If you are interested, please contact Stephanie Lopez at (503)554-2320 or slopez@georgefox.edu.

IDEA Center survey: Summer jobs and internships

Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Summer is almost here, and we know there’s always exciting things to do and places to go.

We also know that many of you have jobs, internships, or both planned for this summer. We really want to know what those are!

This information is helpful to us for many reasons, but especially because we love to brag about the amazing things our students do outside the classroom. The IDEA Center is even putting together a campaign that will highlight several students and their summer experiences!

On top of that, a $25 Amazon gift card will be given to one lucky survey responder. Click here to fill out our two-minute survey.

Questions? Contact Grace Tissell at gtissell@georgefox.edu.

Come to ‘Changing Time’ film premiere tonight

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Ten years ago, nine George Fox cinema students and their beleaguered professor set out to make a feature film. At long last, it’s finished.

The cinematic arts program invites you to the premiere of Changing Time at 7 p.m. tonight (Sunday) in Wood-Mar Auditorium. Admission is free. The film would likely be rated R for violence.

Changing Time is about a NASA physicist whose life was derailed by the loss of his sister in a high school mass shooting, so he figures out a way to go back in time to try to change things.

Questions? Contact Matt Meyer at mmeyer@georgefox.edu.

Apply to Plant Services for summer job

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Are you searching for a summer job and like to be outdoors? Do you want to work with your hands and learn how we keep the George Fox Newberg campus looking so beautiful? If so, we have an opportunity for you!

The Plant Services grounds department has five openings for a summer groundskeeping job. That’s a solid 40 hours per week working in the great outdoors.

Interested applicants can either apply through Handshake or stop by the Thomas Center to drop off their summer applications directly.

Questions can be directed to the Plant Services office at (503) 554-2010.

Bruin Community Pantry summer hours

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Starting Monday, April 29, the Bruin Community food bank will be on summer hours.

The food bank in the Roberts Center will be open Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Appointments can be made by contacting the Student Life office at 503-554-2310.

If you have questions, please contact Jere Witherspoon at 503-554-2316 or jwitherspoon@georgefox.edu.

Gather for the Spring Concert tonight

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Tonight (Friday), the Spring Concert closes out the university’s 2018-19 concert season and features performances by the Concert Choir, Master Chorus, Symphonic Band, and Symphony Orchestra.

Join us at 7:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium to see the first-place winners of the school’s concert/aria competition, including pianist Kyler Schubkegel and vocalist Cezanne Brunner.

Questions? Contact the music department at 503-554-2620.

Come to ‘Changing Time’ film premiere on Sunday

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Ten years ago, nine George Fox cinema students and their beleaguered professor set out to make a feature film. At long last, it’s finished.

The cinematic arts program invites you to the premiere of Changing Time at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, in Wood-Mar Auditorium. Admission is free. The film would likely be rated R for violence.

Changing Time is about a NASA physicist whose life was derailed by the loss of his sister in a high school mass shooting, so he figures out a way to go back in time to try to change things.

Questions? Contact Matt Meyer at mmeyer@georgefox.edu.

Sign up for direct deposit before end of the semester

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Do you want your paycheck to automatically be in your bank account on payday? Come by the Employee Empowerment office anytime Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to sign up for direct deposit before you leave for the summer!

You can bring a voided check or a printed direct deposit form from your bank that includes your account and routing number. Many banks have these forms available to print through their online banking.

If you aren’t able to sign up for direct deposit, just remember that your paycheck will be mailed out on payday to the mailing address on file. You can update your mailing address on MyGFU under the “Self Service” tab.

Questions? Contact Employee Empowerment at ee@georgefox.edu.

Come to today’s expo for engineering, computer science and math students

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Come support our engineering, computer science and math students as they present their final posters on class projects and capstone projects today (Friday) from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Klages Maker Hub.

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

Attend engineering students’ Makers Competition next week

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Join our first-year engineering students as they compete for awards in a Shark Tank-style Makers Competition! 

The makers will compete on Wednesday, May 1, at 8 a.m., and Thursday, May 2, at 8 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. in Klages Maker Hub. The theme this year is “Smart Baby/Child Products.”

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

Support seniors at sociology research presentations today

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Come support our eight senior sociology majors as they present their final research posters for their capstone projects today (Friday) from 3 to 5 p.m. in the EHS atrium. Refreshments will be served.

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