Join Zoom session this morning to learn how librarians can support your teaching

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Have you ever wondered if your class might benefit from having a librarian come to visit but aren’t sure what the benefits are or how it would fit into your semester?

Join librarian Jenny Bruxvoort as she outlines what successful collaboration between teaching faculty and faculty librarians has looked like and might look like for you. From in-class teaching to course-specific research guides, come learn about the variety of ways librarians can support your teaching.

Join us online at 10 a.m. this morning (Thursday). A recording will be made available on the library website for those unable to join live.

This online workshop is part of the library Fall Faculty Workshop series. To find out more about previous or upcoming workshops, please visit this link.

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

Take our masks survey

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Have you worn a mask that covers your nose and mouth in the last year? If so, we would love it if you would participate in our marketing survey to help us determine what it is that people look for in a mask!

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to reach out to Reade Barber (rbarber21@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.

Nationally prominent political commentator David French speaks on campus Nov. 1

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Prominent Christian political commentator and attorney David French will issue a call for robust civility in politics at a free presentation in Bauman Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1. The talk, entitled “Jesus Loves Your Political Enemies, and America Needs You to Love Them Too,” is available via a Zoom stream; those who attend in person are required to wear masks.

French is a senior editor at The Dispatch and a columnist for Time magazine. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he served as a lecturer at Cornell Law School. After law school, he practiced law with a focus on religious liberty issues.

He advises Christians not to wait for our political leaders to fix America’s drift toward bitter division. “There is no policy fix for malice and misinformation” he says. “There is no five-point plan for national harmony.” Instead, French says it is up to the church to build a healthier political culture, embracing people across the political spectrum, keeping the Ninth Commandment (against bearing false witness), and demonstrating love for our political enemies.

He speaks to Christians concerned about the polarization and alienation metastasizing in our communities, and in politics at every level, both nationally and locally. French’s most recent book is Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation.

The event is being hosted by the George Fox Civility Project, an initiative launched during the 2020-21 academic year out of concern about the polarization and alienation in political culture at every level (national, state and local). It sponsors events, publishes a newsletter, and maintains a website with information about civility.

For more information, contact Civility Project director Ron Mock at civility@georgefox.edu.

Wellness Wednesdays: Rest. Recover. Restore.

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

This week’s focus is recovery and nutrition. Nutrition is not just simply your daily fuel, but should also be looked at as part of the recovery process which then fills you to begin a new day. Click here to find out how nutrition can support recovery from different illnesses, how it can boost your immunity, and to check out some seasonal recipes.

Be well.

Questions? Contact HR at hr@georgefox.edu.

Spread awareness of domestic violence on Purple Thursday

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

October is domestic violence awareness month, and Purple Thursday is observed during the third full week of the month. We invite everyone to wear purple tomorrow (Thursday) and share photos of yourself using the national hashtag #PurpleThursday to spread awareness and show your support for survivors of domestic violence across the country.

If you or someone you know is need of resources, contact campusadvocate@georgefox.edu or go to the Henderson House website. To get involved, visit the Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force webpage. If you have an emergency, please call 911 or Campus Public Safety at 503-554-2310.

If you have any questions, contact Lauren Ohtani (lohtani19@georgefox.edu).

Wallet Survey

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Please take our short Wallet Survey for Marketing 260.

Questions? Email Claire Wright at cwright19@georgefox.edu. Thank you!

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.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ opens this week in Wood-Mar Auditorium

Monday, October 18th, 2021

After 20 months of creating theatre in digital and outdoor venues, the university’s theatre program is returning to Wood-Mar Auditorium for our fall production of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. The show runs Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30, at 7:30 p.m., and concludes with a Sunday matinee on Oct. 31 at 2 p.m.

COVID Precautions

All patrons must be masked. Our ticketing system will automatically place one empty seat on either side of your ticket purchase to create extra space between you and the patrons next to you. We encourage all patrons to be vaccinated to help protect our actors and fellow audience members from COVID-19.

Livestream Option

If you are uncomfortable attending the production in person due to the pandemic – or can’t make the trip for any reason – please feel free to purchase our livestream options available on either Saturday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m., or Sunday, Oct. 31, at 2 p.m.

Special Ticket Options for Students, Faculty and Staff

Students may acquire free tickets for Thursday night performances. George Fox faculty and staff are entitled to one free ticket for the run of the show. Both options may be selected when you purchase or select your tickets in our online ticketing system (please use your George Fox email address when obtaining tickets).

Purchase tickets at theatre.georgefox.edu, or call the performing arts box office at 503-554-3844. You can read a synopsis of the show here.

Fall Faculty Lecture is tonight!

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Dawn Ford and the Faculty Development Committee invite you to attend the Fall Faculty Lecture, presented by Associate Professor of Nursing Lorretta Krautscheid, tonight (Tuesday) from 6 to 7 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Krautscheid, chair of the College of Nursing and recipient of the 2020-21 Faculty Achievement Award for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, will present “Moral Distress: What Do We Know and What Can Be Done?”

She will present research on the nursing attrition dilemma and discuss her education recommendations to promote resilience-protective factors.

Find out how librarians can support your teaching in Zoom session Thursday

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Have you ever wondered if your class might benefit from having a librarian come to visit but aren’t sure what the benefits are or how it would fit into your semester?

Join librarian Jenny Bruxvoort as she outlines what successful collaboration between teaching faculty and faculty librarians has looked like and might look like for you. From in-class teaching to course-specific research guides, come learn about the variety of ways librarians can support your teaching.

Join us online at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21. A recording will be made available on the library website for those unable to join live.

This online workshop is part of the library Fall Faculty Workshop series. To find out more about previous or upcoming workshops, please visit this link.

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

Swing by blood drive this Friday

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Come help save three lives and stop by the blood drive at Abby’s pizza (1913 Portland Road, in Newberg) this Friday, Oct. 22!

The event, hosted by the Red Cross and organized by the university’s Nursing Club, runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Bring a friend or family member and help our community and those in need. Snacks and juice will be provided.

Questions? Contact Kendyl Sandersen (ksandersen19@georgefox.edu).

Take our masks survey

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Have you worn a mask that covers your nose and mouth in the last year? If so, we would love it if you would participate in our marketing survey to help us determine what it is that people look for in a mask!

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to reach out to Reade Barber (rbarber21@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.

Visit Mail Services’ new space in the Roberts Center

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

Today (Monday), Mail Services is in its new location in the Roberts Center. You can find us by entering the doors facing Sherman Street.

Come by and see our new space! If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu.

Former Reagan special assistant Doug Bandow speaks on campus tonight

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

The university community is invited to hear Doug Bandow speak on “The American Republic Turned Superpower: The Founders Were Right about Entangling Alliances Then and Now” tonight (Monday) at 6:30 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Bandow, a former special assistant to President Ronald Reagan and now senior fellow at the Cato Institute, writes regularly for leading publications such as Fortune magazine, National InterestThe Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Times. The event is made possible by the Jack Miller Center through a grant from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

Questions? Contact Mark David Hall at mhall@georgefox.edu.

Retirement open house for Melissa Terry set for today

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

After 22 years of faithful service to George Fox University, Chief of Staff Melissa Terry will be retiring.

Please join us in a celebration send-off today (Monday) at 4 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101-102. A short program will take place at 4:30 p.m.

For questions, please contact Michelle Dawson at mdawson@georgefox.edu.

Thursday session covers how to partner with librarians to support your teaching

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Have you ever wondered if your class might benefit from having a librarian come to visit but aren’t sure what the benefits are or how it would fit into your semester?

Join librarian Jenny Bruxvoort as she outlines what successful collaboration between teaching faculty and faculty librarians has looked like and might look like for you. From in-class teaching to course-specific research guides, come learn about the variety of ways librarians can support your teaching.

Join us online at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21. A recording will be made available on the library website for those unable to join live.

This online workshop is part of the library Fall Faculty Workshop series. To find out more about previous or upcoming workshops, please visit this link.

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

Come to retirement open house for Melissa Terry on Monday

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

After 22 years of faithful service to George Fox University, Chief of Staff Melissa Terry will be retiring.

Please join us in a celebration send-off on Monday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. in Canyon Commons 101-102. A short program will take place at 4:30 p.m.

For questions, please contact Michelle Dawson at mdawson@georgefox.edu.

Confidential campus advocate is available for students

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

The university is pleased to offer a confidential campus advocate in partnership with the Sexual Misconduct CARE (Campus Awareness, Response and Education) team.

The campus advocate is a George Fox MSW intern located at the Moore House/Intercultural Resource Center on the Newberg campus. She is qualified to provide advocacy, accompaniment, and referral service to survivors of all forms of violence – including sexual assault, intimate partner violence, hate crimes, stalking, sexual harassment, and other forms of sexual misconduct – in order to facilitate and promote individual recovery and success.

Confidential campus advocates will not share any information or details of your experience without your permission unless you are at risk of harming yourself or others.

If you wish to seek services, walk-ins are welcome Mondays between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Thursdays between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., and Fridays between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Appointments are also available upon request.

If you have any questions, you can reach the campus advocate at campusadvocate@georgefox.edu. If you have an emergency, please call 911 or Campus Public Safety at 503-554-2310.

Nationally prominent political commentator David French speaks on campus Nov. 1

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Prominent Christian political commentator and attorney David French will issue a call for robust civility in politics at a free presentation in Bauman Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1. The talk, entitled “Jesus Loves Your Political Enemies, and America Needs You to Love Them Too,” is available via a Zoom stream; those who attend in person are required to wear masks.

French is a senior editor at The Dispatch and a columnist for Time magazine. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he served as a lecturer at Cornell Law School. After law school, he practiced law with a focus on religious liberty issues.

He advises Christians not to wait for our political leaders to fix America’s drift toward bitter division. “There is no policy fix for malice and misinformation” he says. “There is no five-point plan for national harmony.” Instead, French says it is up to the church to build a healthier political culture, embracing people across the political spectrum, keeping the Ninth Commandment (against bearing false witness), and demonstrating love for our political enemies.

He speaks to Christians concerned about the polarization and alienation metastasizing in our communities, and in politics at every level, both nationally and locally. French’s most recent book is Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation.

The event is being hosted by the George Fox Civility Project, an initiative launched during the 2020-21 academic year out of concern about the polarization and alienation in political culture at every level (national, state and local). It sponsors events, publishes a newsletter, and maintains a website with information about civility.

For more information, contact Civility Project director Ron Mock at civility@georgefox.edu.

Newberg campus offices, library close for mid-semester holiday tomorrow

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

The Newberg campus will be closed tomorrow (Friday) for the mid-semester holiday. All Newberg offices and the Murdock Library will be closed. The Bruin Store will be open for its normal Friday business hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

Although the Murdock Library will be closed, the 24-hour space will remain open.

Professor Krautscheid addresses nursing attrition dilemma at Fall Faculty Lecture Tuesday

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

The university community is invited to attend the Fall Faculty Lecture, presented by Associate Professor of Nursing Lorretta Krautscheid, this Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Hoover 105.

Krautscheid, chair of the College of Nursing and recipient of the 2020-21 Faculty Achievement Award for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, will present “Moral Distress: What Do We Know and What Can Be Done?”

Her presentation will provide insight into a nursing attrition dilemma that has seen approximately 17% of newly registered nurses leave the profession within the first year of practice. She contends that moral distress, defined as feeling constrained from action upon one’s ethical knowing, is a key factor in this trend.

She will present moral distress research findings among students and novice post-licensure nurses and discuss education recommendations promoting resilience-protective factors.