Category Archives: Department Chair

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A Time For Reflection and Hope

The holiday season is often one in which we take time to pause and reflect on the joys and challenges of the past year. As our world is focusing on so many narratives with difficult social, political, religious and economic … Continue reading

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A Passion To Flourish

One of my favorite moments of the past year was driving down Troost and seeing the tulips that were planted to signify community involvement and commitment to developing and making their space better. I am sure it is a partly … Continue reading

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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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