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.

Veterans honor cords available for commencement

Monday, November 12th, 2018

If you are a veteran who will be graduating this fall, congratulations! If you would like to show your status as a veteran by wearing a red, white and blue cord at midyear commencement, please sign up using this link.

You must complete the form to be issued a cord. The deadline to submit the application is Friday, Nov. 30.

If you have questions, please email veterans@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!

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.

Join the campus pastors for prayer today

Monday, October 29th, 2018

In light of this week’s acts of violence in our nation, the university pastors would like to invite you to join us for a time of community prayer in Bauman Auditorium today (Tuesday) immediately after chapel, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. We will gather in front of the stage.

If you are unable to join us, we invite you to be praying as you go through your day.

If you would like to meet with a university pastor for one-on-one conversation or prayer, we welcome you to contact us at spirituallife@georgefox.edu or 503-544-2320.

Mail Services is an official drop-off site for Oregon ballots

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Mail Services is an official drop-off location for your Oregon ballot, and we will be accepting ballots up to election day.

You must have your Oregon ballot turned in to Mail Services no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6. All ballots outside of Oregon must be stamped and turned in to Mail Services no later than 3 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Silver at rsilver@georgefox.edu.

All encouraged to attend The Voices Conference tonight

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

The Intercultural Resource Center is hosting the third annual Voices Conference in Bauman Auditorium and various Canyon Commons rooms beginning tonight (Friday) from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The event also runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow.

This multicultural leadership conference is open to people from all backgrounds and cultures. Our vision is to create space for students, faculty, staff and community members to engage in meaningful conversations about being multicultural leaders in an increasingly diverse society.

Well-known leaders and speakers Leroy & Donna Barber and Alexia Salvatierra will be leading workshops and discussions regarding social justice, leadership and diversity. There will be elective chapel credit offered for students.

You can register hereFor more information about specific times and locations, check out our event page.

Hope to see you there! Contact Rachel Leong (rleong16@georgefox.edu) or Bryce Coefield (bcoefield@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Children’s auditions for ‘Jane Eyre’ set for tomorrow night

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

The theatre department’s winter musical, Jane Eyre, has roles for six girls between the ages of 10 and 16. If you have a child who loves to act and sing and is interested in being a part of Jane Eyre this February, we would love to have her audition for us.

Audition Details
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7-8 p.m.
Wood Mar Auditorium
Prepare and memorize one minute from a musical
We will also have her read pieces of the script with a college actor.

Rehearsal hours are Monday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. However, we will schedule young actor rehearsals early in the evening and will only call actors to rehearsals where they are needed.

Fall semester rehearsals begin Saturday, Nov. 3, and end Saturday, Dec. 1. Spring semester rehearsals begin Monday, Jan. 14. Show dates are Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 and Feb. 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1 and Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.

Email Rhett Luedtke at rluedtke@georgefox.edu for more details.

All are encouraged to attend The Voices Conference

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

The Intercultural Resource Center is hosting the third annual Voices Conference in Bauman Auditorium and various Canyon Commons rooms. The conference will run from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This multicultural leadership conference is open to people from all backgrounds and cultures. Our vision is to create space for students, faculty, staff and community members to engage in meaningful conversations about being multicultural leaders in an increasingly diverse society.

Well-known leaders and speakers Leroy and Donna Barber and Alexia Salvatierra will be leading workshops and discussions regarding social justice, leadership and diversity. There will be elective chapel credit offered for students.

You can register hereFor more information about specific times and locations, check out our event page.

Hope to see you there! Contact Rachel Leong (rleong16@georgefox.edu) or Bryce Coefield (bcoefield@georgefox.edu) for more information.

Bruin Store closed; shop sale products online

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

The Bruin Store will be closed today (Sunday); however, feel free to shop all sales products online, including 25 percent off all Nike merchandise.

To shop online, go to georgefoxshop.com.

Thank you and go Bruins!

Don’t miss the Nike sale at the Bruin Store!

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Happening now through the weekend, all Nike is 25 percent off in the Bruin Store and online at georgefoxshop.com.

Our store hours for Family Weekend starting today (Saturday) are from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and we will be at the football tailgate from noon to 3 p.m. We will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 21, but feel free to shop all sale products online.

Thank you and go Bruins!

 

Children’s auditions for winter musical, ‘Jane Eyre,’ set for Oct. 23

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

The theatre department’s winter musical, Jane Eyre, has roles for six girls between the ages of 10 and 16. If you have a child who loves to act and sing and is interested in being a part of Jane Eyre this February, we would love to have her audition for us.

Audition Details
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7-8 p.m.
Wood Mar Auditorium
Prepare and memorize one minute from a musical
We will also have her read pieces of the script with a college actor.

Rehearsal hours are Monday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. However, we will schedule young actor rehearsals early in the evening and will only call actors to rehearsals where they are needed.

Fall semester rehearsals begin Saturday, Nov. 3, and end Saturday, Dec. 1. Spring semester rehearsals begin Monday, Jan. 14. Show dates are Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 and Feb. 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1 and Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.

Email Rhett Luedtke at rluedtke@georgefox.edu for more details.

All invited to Fall Faculty Lecture and Richter Student Scholars Symposium tonight

Monday, October 15th, 2018

All are invited to the Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture tonight (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. Our featured speaker will be Professor of Music Brent Weaver, recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship.

Brent will examine the underlying cognitive structures that our brains perceive, which contribute to our emotional and spiritual enjoyment of music. He will show how a composer can play with those structures to move listeners, using examples from many styles of music.

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter student scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. George Fox students will present their research projects in a conversational poster format.

Both events are sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee. Refreshments will be served.

All invited to Fall Justice Conference tonight with Curtis Acosta

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Peace and Justice welcomes Curtis Acosta to campus tonight (Mondayfrom 7 to 8 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Acosta is an assistant professor in Language and Culture in Education at the University of Arizona South, and founder of Acosta Latino Learning Partnership and Acosta Educational Partnership. He is a teacher who fought to keep his outlawed ethnic studies classes alive. He will focus on the recent federal court victory and speak about his journey and the importance of Mexican-American heritage studies.

The event is free and open to the community. Please contact Rebecca Hernandez (rhernandez@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.

Newberg campus closes Friday for mid-semester holiday

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

The Newberg campus will be closed tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 12) for the mid-semester holiday. All offices, the Bruin Store, Mail Services and the Newberg library will be closed.

FoxTALE undergoing maintenance for two hours tomorrow morning

Monday, October 8th, 2018

FoxTALE will be unavailable from 6 to 8 a.m. (Pacific Time) tomorrow (Wednesday) for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Visit the FoxTALE for Students webpage for a list of guides and resources.

Questions? Email servicedesk@georgefox.edu or call 503-554-2569.

– Your Educational Technology Team

All invited to Fall Faculty Lecture and Richter Student Scholars Symposium Oct. 16

Monday, October 8th, 2018

All are invited to the Fall 2018 Faculty Lecture on TuesdayOct. 16, at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. Our featured speaker will be Professor of Music Brent Weaver, recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship.

Brent will examine the underlying cognitive structures that our brains perceive, which contribute to our emotional and spiritual enjoyment of music. He will show how a composer can play with those structures to move listeners, using examples from many styles of music.

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter student scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. George Fox students will present their research projects in a conversational poster format.

Both events are sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee. Refreshments will be served.

It’s time to file next year’s FAFSA

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

If you are planning to attend college next fall, now is the time to complete your 2019-20 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), currently available at fafsa.gov. The FAFSA will require your 2017 income information, so no need to wait until spring to file.

Questions? Contact the financial aid office at 503-554-2302 or email finaid@georgefox.edu.

Tonight: Ambassador Harriet Isom shares about her experiences abroad

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

All are to view selections from the Harriet Isom Collection: “Vignettes of the Dani and Tuareg Peoples.” This exhibition will feature selections of photographs, art objects and cultural artifacts representing the Dani people group of New Guinea and the Tuareg people of Niger.

Ambassador Isom will give a public lecture on the exhibit and her time with these people groups tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m. at the Chehalem Cultural Center ballroom. A reception to open the exhibit follows at 7 p.m. in the Hoover lobby.

Isom was a career foreign service officer from 1961 to 1996, assigned to embassies in Asia and Africa. During her last decade in the Foreign Service, she served as U.S. Ambassador to Laos, Benin and Cameroon.

Questions? Contact Penny Martin (pmartin@georgefox.edu).

All invited to attend Fall Justice Conference with special guest Curtis Acosta

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Peace & Justice welcomes Curtis Acosta to campus on Monday, Oct. 15from 7 to 8 p.m. in Canyon Commons.

Acosta is an assistant professor in Language and Culture in Education at the University of Arizona South, and founder of Acosta Latino Learning Partnership and Acosta Educational Partnership. He is a teacher who fought to keep his outlawed ethnic studies classes alive. He will focus on the recent federal court victory, and speak about his journey and the importance of Mexican-American heritage studies.

The event is free and open to the community. Please contact Rebecca Hernandez (rhernandez@georgefox.edu) if you have any questions.