Category Archives: Department Chair

Welcome letter from the Department Chair

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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Creativity, Innovation and Value

Over the past several months we have been working extensively on developing a Creativity and Innovation program.  We have recently hired a new director, Mr. Landon Young.  We are designing an Innovation Lab that will be operational by the end … Continue reading

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