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George Fox University launches remote learning option in fall 2020

George Fox Digital will allow freshman students to begin their collegiate experience online before transitioning to on-campus instruction in year two NEWBERG, Ore. – Incoming college freshmen – and sophomores wishing to complete general education credits – now have the option of enrolling in a remote education experience that offers a flexible learning schedule, the […]

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Dr. MaryKate Morse selected as dean of Portland Seminary

Author and longtime professor at the George Fox University-affiliated seminary assumes new role July 1 NEWBERG, Ore. – Dr. MaryKate Morse, a lead mentor in Portland Seminary’s leadership and spiritual formation doctor of ministry track and a professor at the institution for more than 30 years, will assume the role of dean of the seminary, […]

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George Fox University recognizes four faculty members as teachers, researchers of the year

Professors Todd Curtis, Jillian Sokso, Jennie Harrop and Debby Thomas honored by institution for their work during the 2019-20 academic year NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University honored four of its own this spring with the presentation of teaching and research awards for the 2019-20 academic year. At the undergraduate level, Todd Curtis and Jillian […]

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George Fox University announces intention to open campus in fall 

George Fox – the second-largest private college in Oregon – plans to provide in-person instruction with strong physical distancing and disinfection measures in place. Newberg, Ore. – George Fox University is planning for students to return to dorms and classrooms on its Newberg campus for the fall semester, which starts Aug. 31. “We are not […]

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George Fox University lowers barriers for adults seeking to complete bachelor’s degree

In response to growing unemployment, university temporarily waives application fee and other requirements so more may improve their job prospects NEWBERG, Ore. – As the nation’s unemployment rate grows as a result of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, George Fox University is doing its part to ensure more adult learners have the opportunity […]

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New Doctor of Ministry degree program honors Black history

Portland Seminary, Jakes Divinity School launch doctorate on Spirit-filled leadership in the African Diaspora NEWBERG, Ore. – Those interested in learning more about the African diaspora and the rich history of Africa’s cultural and spiritual contributions to the world will have the opportunity to study it extensively with the fall 2020 launch of a Doctor […]

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California Baptist University dean named next provost of George Fox University

Andrea Scott, a proven academic leader with extensive experience in Christian higher education and business, will lead the George Fox academic units NEWBERG, OREGON – The next provost of George Fox University will be Andrea Scott, dean and professor of marketing at the Jabs School of Business at California Baptist University (CBU). Originally from Kingston, […]

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Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta speaks at George Fox University on March 8

NOTE: Unfortunately, this event has been canceled, as Ms. Huerta is unable to make the trip from her home in California. Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom speaks on activism and her role in the historic farm workers movement of the 1960s NEWBERG, Ore. – Dolores Huerta, the woman who cofounded the National Farm […]

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George Fox extends grants, expedited application process to Concordia of Portland transfers 

Undergraduate students may potentially receive financial aid award of $12,000 to $16,000 per year NEWBERG, Ore.  – Concordia University of Portland students seeking to complete their undergraduate or graduate degrees in wake of the school’s closure announcement can do so at George Fox University – and George Fox is doing all it can to make […]

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George Fox University offers free tax preparation assistance

The College of Business service will be offered six dates in February, March and April NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s accounting department within the school’s College of Business is offering free tax preparation and e-filing assistance to local residents. Six sessions will be offered – two each month in February, March and April. The […]

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