Category Archives: Careers

Students Use Journey Grants To Study SF 49ers Marketing

By Ben Shinogle – Amidst the litany of Journey Grant opportunities Jewell students have available is a unique experience curated by Professor of Marketing Shelly McVay. The six-day trip scheduled for fall 2014 will allow students to explore the San … 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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Jewell’s Kate McFerren Awarded AAF Scholarship

The American Advertising Federation of Kansas City awards scholarships every year to high achieving students in the Kansas City area who show an intense and earnest passion to empower themselves with knowledge of the advertising, communications, marketing or graphic arts … Continue reading

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Professor Cory Scheer Named Dean of Admissions

By Carter Quirk – The constant stream of students in and out of classrooms, the cafeteria, and the new Pryor Learning Commons can occasionally go unnoticed. This steady flow seems to have the usual hustle and bustle of any college … 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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Jewell Student Earns Michigan Sport Business Conference Award

By Derek Peterson – William Jewell College senior Chris Stathos’ career in Sports Business looks bright. A Business Administration major with a focus in Entrepreneurial Leadership, Stathos has held internship positions will multiple professional sports organizations and was recently selected … 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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Business and Nursing To Offer Healthcare Management Minor

By Kelsi Ortega – Healthcare Management is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing industries in today’s economy The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates there will be 5.2 million new jobs between 2008 and 2018, with growth … 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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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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Business Student Athlete Interns With Orthopedic Device Distributor

By Josiah Stegner – Business student Peter Nechvatal (2013) is currently interning at Evans Medical Distribution, a leading provider of orthopedic extremity implants in the Midwest. The company focuses on lower extremity medical devices such as plates, screws, compression staples, … Continue reading

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