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George Fox guest lecturer Bradley Campbell speaks on ‘Dignity, Victimhood and the Future of the University’ Nov. 7

Author will discuss challenges that new moral concepts and related trends are posing to scholarship, free speech and to students’ well-being at universities NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Dignity, Victimhood and the Future of the University,” presented by author and professor Bradley Campbell, […]

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George Fox University’s theatre department presents ‘The Government Inspector’ as its fall comedy

Shows scheduled Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-28 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – The Government Inspector, Russian novelist Nikolai Gogol’s comedy about government corruption, will take over George Fox University’s Wood-Mar Auditorium in October. Directed by Rhett Luedtke, professor of theatre at the university, the play runs Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 18-20, and again […]

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George Fox University invites families to campus celebration Oct. 19-21


Family Weekend events include athletic contests, academic lectures, a campus tour, a tailgate party, a concert and a theatrical performance NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites families of current students to visit campus for a weekend of activities that include athletic contests, a tailgate party, a music performance, campus and student center tours, and […]

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George Fox University invites alumni to campus for homecoming celebration Oct. 5-6

Events include unveiling of the new Alumni Plaza, affinity reunions, a tailgate party, a football game and a Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites alumni to return to its Newberg, Ore., campus for the school’s annual homecoming event Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. This year’s celebration will again […]

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George Fox guest lecturer Gabe Lyons speaks on ‘Faithfulness in an Age of Distraction’ Sept. 28

Author and founder of Q Ideas is first speaker in William Penn Honors Program’s 2018-19 lecture series NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Faithfulness in an Age of Distraction,” presented by author and the founder of Q, Gabe Lyons, on Friday, Sept. 28, at […]

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George Fox University’s support organization has a new name: Legacy League

Formerly the George Fox University Auxiliary, the organization will continue to support student scholarship program NEWBERG, Ore. – The name has changed, but the role of George Fox University’s longtime support organization remains the same. The group formerly known as the “George Fox University Auxiliary” has a new name: George Fox University Legacy League, the […]

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George Fox University again receives recognition in 2019 ‘U.S. News & World Report’ rankings

The school is named one of “America’s Best Colleges” for 31st time and also ranks on “Best Value” and “Best Undergraduate Teaching” lists NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University again earned a spot on U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings – and earned recognition for overall value, innovation, engineering and undergraduate teaching programs, and […]

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George Fox University closes campus for day so 2,000-plus students, staff can serve communities


University’s 20th annual Serve Day on Sept. 12 will assist local schools, non-profit organizations, churches and elderly in Yamhill, Clackamas, Marion, Washington and Multnomah counties NEWBERG, Ore. – For a 20th straight year, George Fox University is closing its doors for a day to allow students, staff and faculty to assist nonprofits, public agencies, churches, […]

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George Fox University hires Michael Reza as vice president of advancement

The former Oregon State University development officer brings more than 12 years of experience in higher education leadership NEWBERG, Ore. (July 26, 2018) – Michael Reza, an individual with more than 12 years of higher education leadership experience – the last eight of which were spent in development and alumni positions at Oregon State University […]

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George Fox University unveils Hadlock Student Center this fall

The 48,000-square-foot facility includes three basketball courts, an elevated track, a fitness center and space for student government offices NEWBERG, Ore. – In response to its growing undergraduate population and the need for more space for student activities, George Fox University is unveiling the new 48,000-square-foot Hadlock Student Center this fall. The center, located on […]

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