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Called to Serve

In the George Fox engineering department, we take seriously Christ’s call to use our God-given gifts and abilities to serve others. The Servant Engineering program was established in spring 2010 as a core curricular requirement.

This unique program brings engineering students and professionals together as a team to research, design, and deliver engineering solutions to address humanitarian needs. All third-year students work on interdisciplinary teams, creating solutions to significant technical challenges. Read more


The types of projects the students have been doing include

  • Assessment and design of improved efficiencies for cookstoves
  • A postural assist device for blind students at the Oregon School for the Blind
  • A new rickshaw design to enable micro-enterprise in Bangladesh
  • Development of facilities control systems for Friendsview Manor, a local continuing-care retirement community
  • Assisting in science and engineering outreach to local elementary and high school students with the NASA Oregon Space Grant balloon launch program View photos
  • Design and construction of a bridge at a ranch for fatherless youth in Oregon
  • Development of technical enhancements for Medical Teams International’s REAL.LIFE. exhibit
  • Design of augmentative communication and physical therapy devices for patients and staff at Providence Center for Medically Fragile Children in Portland

George Fox Journal Fall 2011 - Read more about recent projects.

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. – I Peter 4:10

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