Local Students Earn Degrees and Honors from George Fox University

NEWBERG, ORE. (June 17, 2019) – Ashley Richards of Eatonville and Caleb Burns of Graham were among more than 900 undergraduate, adult degree and graduate-level students who received diplomas from George Fox University this spring.

Richards earned a Master of Arts degree in school counseling. Burns earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology.

All told, 499 students received bachelor’s degrees after completing study in one of George Fox’s 41 undergraduate bachelor’s degree majors. Another 381 students received a master’s degree or a doctorate after completing study in one of the university’s graduate programs or in its seminary, and 50 students received bachelor’s degrees through the school’s adult degree program.

Local students named to Dean’s List at George Fox University

A number of local students earned Dean’s List recognition at George Fox University for the spring 2019 semester. Traditional undergraduate students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or above on 12 or more hours of graded work to earn a spot on the dean’s list.
From Eatonville, the list includes David Bacher of Eatonville, a senior in engineering.

From Graham, the list includes Caleb Burns, a senior in sociology; Rianna Comery, a junior studying interior design; Zachary Gartin, a junior studying English and journalism; and Sarah Henry, a senior studying organizational communication.

From Roy the list includes Jillian Longanecker, a sophomore studying nursing.
George Fox University is a Christian college, classified by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Regional University.” More than 4,000 students attend classes on the university’s campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem and Redmond, Ore. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, six seminary degrees, and 13 master’s and doctoral degrees.


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