Category Archives: Alumni

Features on alumni and alumni activities

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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Jewell Grad Hunter Kiely Joins 2013 Class Of Prestigious Kauffman Global Scholars

By Vanessa Palier – The Kauffman Global Scholars Program, an initiative of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, is an opportunity for recent graduates who are aspiring entrepreneurs to develop their skills. This program allows the scholars to work side-by-side for … Continue reading

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Living With Passion and Motivating Others – Shannon Oleen ’04

By Haley Jean Jones – Shannon Oleen always knew being a speaker was her destiny.  It was at the age of 8 at the 4H County Fair in Clay County Missouri where Oleen gave her first speech, where her County Leader … Continue reading

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Clint Stull ’08 Named To Ingram’s “20 in Their Twenties”

By Kelsi Ortega – William Jewell College alumni Clinton Stull ’08 was named by Ingram’s Magazine as one of the 2012 “20 in Their Twenties” outstanding young entrepreneurs.  Ingram’s Magazine is a Kansas City, Missouri-based business magazine covering local business … Continue reading

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