George Fox University 2011 Midyear Graduates and Dean's List
More than 200 students received undergraduate and graduate diplomas at George Fox University’s midyear commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. The university also released the names of dean’s list recipients for the 2011 fall semester.To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.5 grade point average for at least one term.
One-hundred-and-forty students received bachelor’s degrees after completing study in one of George Fox’s 41 undergraduate bachelor’s degrees or its adult degree programs. Another 107 students received a master’s degree or a doctorate after completing study in one of the university’s graduate programs or in its seminary.
Chris Skaggs, who graduated from George Fox with a bachelor’s degree in history in 1999, served as commencement speaker. He is a 12-year veteran of the Web and mobile software industry and founder of Soma Games, a video gaming company with a Christian worldview.
George Fox University is ranked by Forbes and Kiplinger’s among the top Christian colleges in the country and is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first tier regional university and a “Best Value” school. More than 3,500 students attend classes on the university’s campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem, and Redmond, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 11 master’s and doctoral degrees.Contact information:
Sean Patterson, University Editor