Category Archives: Courses

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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“Generation Fit” Team Wins Start-Up Competition

The fall Business Problems and Policies Start-Up Competition led by Professor Liz Hoyt resulted in the winning team of “Generation Fit” - Chad Newman, Kristen Stivers, Taylor Greene, Ashton Long, and Josiah Stegner - with a plan to start an after school … Continue reading

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Creativity and Innovation Initiative Seeks Mentors

William Jewell College is seeking mentors from the professional community to work with students in our new Creativity and Innovation Program. Mentors will be matched with students in their respective fields and will meet once a month to guide students … Continue reading

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Welcome Dr. Yuriy Bots, Professor of Economics

By Derek Peterson – The Department of Business and Leadership is pleased to welcome a new member to the faculty, Dr. Yuriy Bots, Professor of Economics. Dr. Bots is a native of Ukraine, having lived on the west side of … 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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New Entrepreneurial Curriculum On Campus

By Connor O’Neill  - “I taught the course last semester and I don’t want to be too dramatic but it literally changed my life,” Dr. Gregg Whittaker admitted about one of the entrepreneurial courses in Jewell’s new enhanced entrepreneurial curriculum. Over … Continue reading

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Jewell Receives $500,000 Kauffman Foundation Grant For Entrepreneurial Programming

William Jewell College has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to develop an entrepreneurship model for its campus community. The grant, to be distributed over a three-year period, will allow William Jewell to enhance the entrepreneurial … Continue reading

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Officers From Command And General Staff College Discuss Leadership With Students

By Haley Jean Jones – The Department of Business and Leadership is dedicated to offering challenging courses that prepare students for their journeys beyond college.  Seminar in Business (BUS 451) is an outstanding example of the excellent preparatory courses offered … Continue reading

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Students Intern and Collaborate With Independence Regional Ennovation Center

By Megan Brake – This past summer, two William Jewell students, Shawn Davison and Kendall Stewart, had internships with The Independence Regional Ennovation Center in Independence, Missouri. The Ennovation Center is a business incubator that helps entrepreneurs start or grow … Continue reading

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Accounting Student Designs Supply Chain Simulation

By Will Gross – Over the years, Dr. Jean Hawkins’s Cost Accounting students have often struggled to learn and appreciate the practical workings of business supply chains and the problems associated with managing them.  Many textbooks describe the supply chain … Continue reading

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