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April 26

capThe university will host two commencement ceremonies on the Newberg campus Saturday, April 26, in the Miller Gymnasium/Wheeler Sports Center. Traditional undergraduate commencement will be at 2 p.m. with audience seating beginning at 1 p.m. The commencement for graduate, seminary, and professional studies students will be at 7 p.m. with audience seating at 6 p.m. Dick Reiten, former CEO of Northwest Natural Gas, will speak at both ceremonies. 503-554-2140

Golf Tournament

July 17

Golf LogoThe fifth annual George Fox University Golf Tournament will be held at the Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club in Aloha, Ore. The tournament helps provide scholarship money for George Fox students and gives the university and the Portland area business community the opportunity to become better acquainted. Call or e-mail for more information about sponsorship opportunities. 503-554-2119

Motorcycle Rally

August 16

motorcycle rally logoAlumni, parents, and friends of the university are invited to cruise with fellow riders from the George Fox community during the third annual Motorcycle Rally. This year’s event will include three routes and a biker’s barbecue dinner on the Newberg campus. If you are interested in helping plan this event or would like more information, contact alumni relations. 503-554-2131 or

Golf Classic

September 18

Bruins LogoThe Bruin Athletic Association invites all university alumni, parents, and boosters to its second golf classic at Chehalem Glenn Golf Course in Newberg. Funds raised will go to the BAA, which provides funding for athletic programs above and beyond the university’s budgeted resources. 503-554-2910

Selah Women’s Conference

Finding True North: Where is Life Taking You?

September 27

selah logoAlumnae, parents, and friends of the university are invited to attend the fifth annual Selah women’s conference. Nancie Carmichael and Bo Stern will share how a Christian’s aim is not perfection, but learning how to focus her heart on the Lord. Undivided hearts affect our life goals, our families, our education, our work, and our relationships. Mark Demel, a sand artist from Willow Creek church in Illinois, will create images out of sand and light.


Rethinking Evangelism
Todd Hunter (Dmin '05), national director of Alpha USA, believes an oversimplified sharing of the gospel hinders serious Christian discipleship, and consequently, evangelistic efforts.  Full story...

Bruin Brawl
Soon after arriving on campus, most George Fox freshmen get a lesson on the university's oldest and oddest tradition.  Full story...

Bruin Notes
The Inauguration of President Robin Baker | Allen fills top academic post | Executive Team Expands | Conniry named seminary dean | A simple gift | Car accident claims student's life | Noteworthy (Web Exclusive Content) | Women's basketball returns to 'Sweet 16' | Bend it like Tsohantaridis | Satern stars  Full stories...