Used iPhones available for sale in IT

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The IT Department is selling used iPhones at a discounted price. We have a limited number of iPhone 8s available that are just over a year old.

Prices range from $275 with a slight defect to $350 for a flawless 64GB (along with a few 256GBs available for $400). Please note that these phones are sold as is, with no warranty, and come with a power adapter and charging cable only. All phones come with a Verizon SIM.

If you’re interested in purchasing one of these iPhones, please visit the Service Desk on the third floor of the Stevens Center.

Contact Audrey Paice (apaice@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

President Robin and Ruth Baker invite employees to Christmas concert

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

President Robin and Ruth Baker cordially invite employees to celebrate together the great mystery of Christ the Lord at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Employees are entitled to two complimentary tickets for Sunday’s matinee or a single ticket for any of the other performances (on Dec. 7 or Dec. 8). Following the concert on Sunday, employees are invited to a Christmas open house at the president’s home from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at 701 E. Franklin St. in Newberg.

You can select your concert tickets online at this link (be sure to select “GFU Employee” in the drop-down menu on the page that pops up after making your seat selection). If selecting your complimentary seats for Sunday, you may disregard the note that states employees are only entitled to one ticket per event; however, you must still select “Okay, I will bring my ID to the door” in the drop-down menu.

Questions? Contact Missy Terry (terrym@georgefox.edu).

Plan to join in Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Nov. 30

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The entire George Fox community is invited to join together to sing Christmas carols and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa on Friday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Pennington Plaza, located between the Pennington residence hall and the Stevens Center on the Newberg campus.

Join us as we celebrate the start of the holiday season with a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. Contact Hannah Butler (hbutler@georgefox.edu) or Michelle Dawson (mdawson@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Used iPhones available for sale in IT

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The IT Department is selling used iPhones at a discounted price. We have a limited number of iPhone 8s available that are just over a year old.

Prices range from $275 with a slight defect to $350 for a flawless 64GB (along with a few 256GBs available for $400). Please note that these phones are sold as is, with no warranty, and come with a power adapter and charging cable only. All phones come with a Verizon SIM.

If you’re interested in purchasing one of these iPhones, please visit the Service Desk on the third floor of the Stevens Center.

Contact Audrey Paice (apaice@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Need help finding information on campus employees?

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Good news! Information Services is here to help! We have resources to assist you in finding:

  • Employee extensions
  • Campus box numbers
  • Department/employee locations
  • Name pronunciations

Follow these steps to check out resources available to employees in the Data Wiki on the George Fox website.

  1. Click on this link to go to the Data Wiki and login using your George Fox username and password.
  2. You will be redirected to the “Main Page” where you will find links to these documents under “Resources”:
  • Employee Extension/Box List (this can also be found here, on our main web page, no login required)
  • Employee Location by Department
  • Employee Name Pronunciation Guide

Questions? Email Barbi Doran at bdoran@georgefox.edu.

Get 25 percent off at Bruin Store’s three-day sale

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Now through Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Bruin Store, get 25 percent off all men’s, women’s and kid’s sweatshirts, sweatpants, long-sleeve tees, cold-weather gear and accessories! The sale also includes 25 percent off all drinkware and diploma frames.

You can save both in-store and online.

Thank you, and go Bruins!

University Christmas cards are available to order

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

The Office of Marketing Communications is now accepting orders for university Christmas cards. You can see this year’s card here.

Submit your request at this link by Monday, Nov. 26. The cost will range between 50 and 75 cents per card.

Contact Danette Newkirk at dnewkirk@georgefox.edu with any questions.

RSVP by Monday if you plan to attend Tuesday’s estate planning workshop

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

University Advancement is pleased to offer an estate planning workshop for George Fox employees on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at noon in Canyon Commons 101.

The workshop will be led by our planned giving consultant, Gene Christian, and will provide the five tools everyone needs in place to set up a loving and solid estate plan. A light lunch of soup and salad will be served.

Please RSVP to Karlyn Fleming by Monday at noon if you plan to attend: kfleming@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2115.

President Robin and Ruth Baker invite employees to Christmas Concert

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

President Robin and Ruth Baker cordially invite employees to celebrate together the great mystery of Christ the Lord at the Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2:30 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium.

Employees are entitled to two complimentary tickets for Sunday’s matinee or a single ticket for any of the other performances (on Dec. 7 or Dec. 8). Following the concert on Sunday, employees are invited to a Christmas open house at the president’s home from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at 701 E. Franklin St. in Newberg.

You can select your concert tickets online at this link (be sure to select “GFU Employee” in the drop-down menu on the page that pops up after making your seat selection). If selecting your complimentary seats for Sunday, you may disregard the note that states employees are only entitled to one ticket per event; however, you must still select “Okay, I will bring my ID to the door” in the drop-down menu.

Questions? Contact Missy Terry (terrym@georgefox.edu).

Need help finding information on campus employees?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Good news! Information Services is here to help! We have resources to assist you in finding:

  • Employee extensions
  • Campus box numbers
  • Department/employee locations
  • Name pronunciations

Follow these steps to check out resources available to employees in the Data Wiki on the George Fox website.

  1. Click on this link to go to the Data Wiki and login using your George Fox username and password.
  2. You will be redirected to the “Main Page” where you will find links to these documents under “Resources”:
  • Employee Extension/Box List (this can also be found here, on our main web page, no login required)
  • Employee Location by Department
  • Employee Name Pronunciation Guide

Questions? Email Barbi Doran at bdoran@georgefox.edu.

University Christmas cards are now available

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

The Office of Marketing Communications is now accepting orders for university Christmas cards. You can see this year’s card here.

Submit your request at this link by Monday, Nov. 26. The cost will range between 50 and 75 cents per card.

Contact Danette Newkirk at dnewkirk@georgefox.edu with any questions.

Space available in web editor training sessions

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

The Office of Marketing Communications is hosting training sessions for web editors to either refresh or learn how to use Cascade Server, the system used to update the university website.

Space is still available in both training sessions:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 29, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The sessions will take place in the library’s basement computer lab. Please sign up at this link.

Contact Peter Crackenberg at pcrackenberg@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2138 with any questions.

Want to elevate students’ work-study experience? Attend a training

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Do you want to help elevate our students’ work-study experience here at Fox?

If you answered “Yes” to this question, sign up to attend a student supervisor training. During this time together, we will cover the following:

  • George Fox workplace culture
  • Student employee hiring process
  • Coaching student employees
  • Corrective action process

Please take a moment to sign up for one of the selected dates here.

If you have any questions, please contact Kasondra Silva via email at ksilva@georgefox.edu.

Find your fit with new health and wellness program

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Would you like to help our exercise science students learn while improving your own health? Health and Human Performance and Employee Empowerment are partnering to offer employees the chance to participate in an exciting new health and wellness program.

As part of the program, you will have an appointment in the exercise science laboratory to get a comprehensive health and fitness assessment that includes the following measurements: blood pressure, blood glucose, body composition, resting electrocardiogram, resting metabolic rate, cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility.

Following these measurements, an exercise science student will develop a customized two-month exercise prescription based on your measurements. Following this two-month program, you will have a chance to perform follow-up assessments to measure your progress. The goals of the program are to improve your aerobic and muscular fitness, health and well-being!

If you would like to learn more, click here to receive the details of the program. We can only serve the first 30 to respond, so do not wait! The deadline to sign up is Monday, Nov. 19.

For more information, please contact Mary Imboden, assistant professor of exercise science, at mimboden@georgefox.edu.

Want to elevate work-study experience for students? Attend training

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Do you want to help elevate our students’ work-study experience here at Fox?

If you answered “Yes” to this question, sign up to attend a student supervisor training. During this time together, we will cover the following:

  • George Fox workplace culture
  • Student employee hiring process
  • Coaching student employees
  • Corrective action process

Please take a moment to sign-up for one of the selected dates here.

If you have any questions, please contact Kasondra Silva via email at ksilva@georgefox.edu.

Plan to join in Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Nov. 30

Monday, November 5th, 2018

The entire George Fox community is invited to join together to sing Christmas carols and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa on Friday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Pennington Plaza on the Newberg campus.

Join us as we celebrate the start of the holiday season with a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. Contact Hannah Butler (hbutler@georgefox.edu) or Michelle Dawson (mdawson@georgefox.edu) with any questions.

Need help finding information on campus employees?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Good news! Information Services is here to help! We have resources to assist you in finding:

  • Employee extensions
  • Campus box numbers
  • Department/employee locations
  • Name pronunciations

Follow these steps to check out resources available to employees in the Data Wiki on the George Fox website.

  1. Click on this link to go to the Data Wiki and login using your George Fox username and password.
  2. You will be redirected to the “Main Page” where you will find links to these documents under “Resources”:
  • Employee Extension/Box List (this can also be found here, on our main web page, no login required)
  • Employee Location by Department
  • Employee Name Pronunciation Guide

Questions? Email Barbi Doran at bdoran@georgefox.edu.

Bruin Store is closed tomorrow for inventory

Sunday, November 4th, 2018

The Bruin Store will be closed tomorrow (Tuesday) for our annual inventory. We will reopen on Wednesday, Nov. 7, with our normal store hours. You are always free to shop online at georgefoxshop.com.

Thanks and Go Bruins!

Contact Michael Simmons with any questions (msimmons@georgefox.edu).

Bruin Store closed Nov. 6 for inventory

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

The Bruin Store will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 6, for our annual inventory. We will reopen on Wednesday, Nov. 7, with our normal store hours. You can always free to shop online at georgefoxshop.com.

Thanks and Go Bruins!

Contact Michael Simmons with any questions (msimmons@georgefox.edu).

Don’t forget to RSVP for Estate Planning Workshop on Nov. 13

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Please join us to learn about estate planning on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at noon in Canyon Commons 101. The Estate Planning Workshop will review the five documents everyone should have in place for a tax-efficient and loving estate plan.

Gene Christian, a recognized regional estate planning leader and George Fox alumnus, will present this workshop and be available to those who would like to confidentially discuss their estate plans.

A light lunch of soup and salad will be served. There is no cost to you for either the workshop or the lunch.

Please RSVP to Karlyn Fleming no later than Nov. 6 at kfleming@georgefox.edu or ext. 2115. Space is limited, so please reserve your place today!