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Christmas on the QuadGeorge Fox University’s Traditional Christmas on the Quad | December 3

It’s just like you remember from your days as a student! Bring your family and join current George Fox students as we sing Christmas carols by candlelight. Free cookies and hot chocolate will be provided by Bruin Heritage Society and alumni relations. For more information, contact alumni relations at 503.554.2131, visit georgefox.edu/alumni or facebook.com/georgefoxalumni.

Bruin BasketballRegional Connections Event Tacoma – Bruin Basketball at PLU | December 4

The Bruin basketball teams are going to Tacoma, Wash., and we want you there to cheer them to victory! Join other alumni, parents, and BRUIN events and announcements friends, as we pack the bleachers with a small, but loud group of Bruin faithful. A pre-game reception for George Fox fans will be hosted by alumni relations near the PLU campus. For more information, contact alumni relations at 503.554.2131, visit georgefox.edu/alumni or facebook.com/georgefoxalumni.

It came Upon the Midnight ClearChristmas Concert | Dec. 10-11 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 2:30 p.m.

This year’s concert series, “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear,” features more than 135 student musicians from several of the university’s music ensembles. Join us as we celebrate the Christmas season through the singing of familiar carols, new arrangements of traditional music, narration and Scripture readings. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors/GFU alumni and $6 for students/children. Tickets available online at music.georgefox.edu or through the box office at 503-554-3844.

Bruin MadnessBruin Madness | February 5, 2011

Don’t miss this all-new event, destined to become a new favorite George Fox tradition! Bruin Madness is filled with exciting events for all alumni. From the family-friendly tailgate party and KidZone, to the young alumni night, there is something for everyone. The event culminates with a basketball doubleheader as the Bruins take on Lewis & Clark.  For more information, contact alumni relations at 503.554.2131, visit georgefox.edu/alumni or facebook.com/georgefoxalumni.

KaleoSticky Faith: Kaleo – a conference for people who engage with youth | Saturday, February 26, 2011

Why do half of believing high school graduates abandon their faith after they exit college? Using research from Fuller Youth Institute, Kara Powell, director of Fuller Youth Institute, and Jon Furman, local pastor to youth, will address this topic at the upcoming Kaleo conference. Both speakers will provide practical ways to keep students of all ages and grades engaged in their faith, so that they build faith that sticks. kaleo.georgefox.edu

Scholarship CompetitionScholarship Competition | February 11-12, 2011

Participation in Scholarship Competition is by invitation only. Students with outstanding academic records, test scores and leadership ability are encouraged to apply to participate. scholarship.georgefox.edu