Category Archives: Alumni

Features on alumni and alumni activities

Department of Business and Leadership Creates Hall of Fame

By Emily Scott — The William Jewell College Department of Business and Leadership is currently working on creating a Hall of Fame for alumni in the following fields: accounting, finance, business administration, economics and nonprofit. The Hall of Fame will … Continue reading

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Meet Jason Best ’90

By Chris Henning – Jason Best began his career at Jewell in 1988 as an Oxbridge Scholar perusing a degree in Business Management. Jason believes that the Oxbridge Program was one of the key educational experiences leading to his future … Continue reading

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Taylor Brown ’13 Leads Kauffman 1 Million Cups

By Amelia Hanzlick – Taylor Brown ’13 graduated with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Economics, but she left the Hill with more than a diploma. With the numerous opportunities that William Jewell offers, Ms. Brown used … Continue reading

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Students Learn From Leaders During “BizTime” Coffees

Spring Semester 2014 marked the third series of Department of Business and Leadership Monday morning BizTime Coffees featuring coffee and conversation with noted leaders in the fields of business, economics, accounting, leadership and entrepreneurship.  Each Monday, students gather in The … 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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Julia Willard ’04 Pursues Photography Passion and Entrepreneurship

By Channing Wall – The beautiful and fascinating surroundings of Amsterdam and Paris inspired WJC grad Julia Willard ‘04 to start a photography business, Falling Off Bicycles, featuring photographs she has taken throughout Europe. Julia graduated with a degree in French … Continue reading

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Working With The Best – Tom Farinacci ’11

By Kelsi Ortega – In 2011, Tom Farinacci graduated from William Jewell College. Armed with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Leadership, Farinacci began his career with Frito-Lay as a District Sales Associate. While … Continue reading

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