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Class of 2015 Embarks On Impacting Our World

Throughout the writings of Augustine he argues that we are story-shaped people, stretched between what we should be and will be. As the graduating class of 2015 steps away from being taught into doing what they have been taught Augustine’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Hawkins, We Will Miss You!

After more than 30 years of dedicated service to William Jewell Dr. Jean Hawkins is retiring at the end of this semester. I consider Jean to be a valued colleague and friend and although I am very happy that she … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our December Graduates

This has proven to be another exciting fall on the Hill.  We were very excited to host MBA students from China who helped us gain a better understanding of the vastness and smallness of the global community in which we live.  … Continue reading

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Jewell Business Hosts Chinese MBA Students

This past month the Department of Business and Leadership hosted a group of Chinese MBA students from Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China. It was a great experience that allowed our visitors and our current Jewell students to engage with … Continue reading

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Flourishing At Jewell

As I continue to explore the concepts of creativity and innovation I see that they are directly tied to the concept of human flourishing. As we seek to live purposefully, as we were made to live, the concept of creativity cannot … Continue reading

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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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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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