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March Madness and Graduating Seniors

March is one of my favorite times of the year.  There are many reasons why but the most honest one is that I am a basketball fanatic and March Madness is simply sublime.  I grew up in a home with … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Chairman Mike Duke To Deliver Distinguished Executive Lecture April 17

Students, Faculty, Alumni Welcome.  Mr. Mike Duke, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will deliver the annual Distinguished Executive Lecture in Business and Leadership on April 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Students Use Journey Grants To Experience Jewell In The Desert

By Kristen Stivers – In January, a group of Jewell students and friends of Jewell led by Executive In Residence Don Huntington traveled to historic Rancho de los Caballeros in the upper Sonoran desert near Wickenburg, Arizona. Nestled in a … Continue reading

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Student Entrepreneurs Start T-Shirt and Graphic Design Business

By Evan Jones – 3T Design is a T-Shirt and graphic design business team headed by Jewell students Gavin Hodges, Luke Longfield, and Nick Cody.  The group prints graphics they design on the computer and place them on shirts in … Continue reading

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IDEA X-Change Opens in Jewell Hall

By Steven Schultz – January marked the grand opening of the new Idea X-Change on the first floor of historic Jewell Hall.  The IDEA X-Change is part of a campus-wide initiative to develop a sustainable environment of creativity, innovation and … Continue reading

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Jewell Team “RoundIt” Wins Lean Startup Competition

By Channing Wall – Jewell team, “RoundIt”, consisting of accounting and finance professor Dr. Chris McCullick and students Bradley Dice and Gatlin Herbet, competed in the Lean Startup Competition February 7-9 sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship and Google … Continue reading

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Faculty Profile – Dr. Kelli Schutte

By Megan Brake – Professor Kelli Schutte, Ph.D., has been a Business professor at Jewell for nearly a decade. She holds an economics degree from Calvin College, a Masters Degree in Finance from Western Michigan University and a Ph.D. in … Continue reading

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Educating Minds and Hearts

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”      - Aristotle A senior business major recently shared with me that he was grateful for the education he received at Jewell.  When I pressed him on … Continue reading

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Distinguished Executives Deliver Major Lectures On Campus

Ms. Stacy Brandom, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trinity Church, delivered the annual Everett P. Truex Lecture in Economics and Finance on October 30, 2013 in the Yates-Gill College Union. The lecture, entitled “Ethics and Principled Decision … Continue reading

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Student Consulting Team Engages VML/Kellogg’s

By Chris Reimer – The fall semester brought about a unique opportunity for seven William Jewell Business students enrolled in the Advanced Consulting Engagement course. Working with Kansas City based international agency VML, Inc., the student consulting group (Cardinal Consulting) … Continue reading

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New Marketing Professor Joins Faculty

By Luke Longfield – The Department of Business and Leadership is pleased to welcome a new member to the faculty this semester, Professor Shelly McVay. Prior to joining William Jewell, Professor McVay has served as adjunct professor at Baker University, … Continue reading

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