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Portland Seminary introduces new doctoral degree tailored for those outside church ministry

The three-year Doctor of Leadership in Global Perspectives degree offers a cohort- and online-based format for Christian leaders in a wide range of environments NEWBERG, Ore. (July 6, 2021) – A new program offering at Portland Seminary will provide Christian leaders with a faith-based professional doctoral degree that is broad, flexible and credible in a […]

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Portland Seminary awarded Science for Seminaries grant by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The $75,000 award will fund integration of science into curriculum and a symposium focused on the relationship of cognitive science and spiritual formation NEWBERG, Ore. – A $75,000 grant awarded to Portland Seminary this spring will fund two courses that integrate science into its curriculum and an in-person symposium that will examine the relationship of […]

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George Fox University secures $300,000 Teagle Foundation grant to fund pre-college seminar program

The Liberation Scholars program will bring intellectually curious, underserved students to campus this summer to engage them civically and prepare them for college NEWBERG, Oregon  – A $300,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation is funding a George Fox University-sponsored pre-college seminar program for low-income, underserved students from Woodburn, Oregon. The Liberation Scholars program, funded through […]

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George Fox University will unveil esports intercollegiate and intramural programs in 2021

Institution cites improving campus experience and expanding undergraduate offerings as reasons for addition NEWBERG, Ore. – One of the fastest growing sports in the world isn’t played on a field, a pitch or on a court. It is played on a computer, is called “esports,” and will be added to George Fox University’s undergraduate program […]

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George Fox University announces plans to launch occupational therapy program in 2024

The new master’s degree offering is the latest in a line of newly introduced programs that address the growing demand for healthcare professionals NEWBERG, Ore. – In response to the growing demand for healthcare professionals both regionally and nationally, George Fox University has announced plans to launch an occupational therapy graduate program in the fall […]

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George Fox University freezes tuition for 2021-22

The university’s tuition remains the lowest in its regional peer group NEWBERG, Oregon — For the first time in more than 40 years, George Fox University will not raise traditional undergraduate tuition.   Annual tuition (12 to 18 credits per semester) for the 2021-22 academic year will remain $37,840, the lowest in the Northwest Conference, which […]

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National accrediting body grants accreditation-provisional status to George Fox University’s Master of Medical Science – Physician Assistant Program

Newly created healthcare program – one of only three of its kind in the state of Oregon – set to launch in January of 2021 NEWBERG, Ore. – The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistant has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the George Fox University Master of Medical Science – Physician Assistant Program. Accreditation-Provisional […]

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Former U.S. ambassador, author and longtime professor David Rawson dies

The scholar in residence at George Fox University, an ambassador to Rwanda leading up to the 1994 genocide, was 79 NEWBERG, Ore. – David Rawson, a former U.S. ambassador to the republics of Rwanda and Mali, a longtime professor and author, and, for the past two years, a scholar in residence at George Fox University, […]

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George Fox University again earns ‘Best National Universities’ recognition from ‘U.S. News & World Report’

The Newberg, Oregon, institution improves 19 places from its ranking a year ago while also earning recognition for its teaching and engineering programs NEWBERG, Ore. – For a 33rd year – and the second straight in the “Best National Universities” category – George Fox University earned recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 “Best Colleges” […]

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Prospective students invited to virtual visit sessions at George Fox University

Institution hosts three 80-minute sessions in conjunction with Oregon Private College Week July 27-31 NEWBERG, Ore. – Prospective students interested in learning more about a George Fox University education are invited to a series of virtual visit sessions in conjunction with Oregon Private College Week Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31. George Fox is […]

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