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Noteworthy happenings at WJC

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 Student Bradley Dice and Faculty Attend Big Omaha Entrepreneurial Conference

Every spring Big Omaha brings together the nation’s most passionate members of the entrepreneurial community including founders, investors, designers, and emerging leaders to build community, start conversation, and provide inspiration. Jewell student Bradley Dice and Professor Chris McCullick (accounting), Professor Yuriy … Continue reading

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Think Big Partners Bring Entrepreneurs PitchKamp To Campus

By Steven Schultz – On April 4, 2014 Tyler Prochnow and Herb Sih from Think Big Partners visited William Jewell College to provide students with a boot camp session about delivering the perfect entrepreneurial pitch. The session lasted approximately four hours … Continue reading

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Team Terra Geothermal Wins BUS 406 Business Plan Competition

The winner of the spring semester BUS 406 Business Plan Competition was  Terra Geothermal, a company pioneering the use of an innovative proprietary technology to sell and install geothermal heating and cooling systems. Team members included Josh Capron, Jason Carmichael, … Continue reading

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Delta Mu Delta Initiates New Members In Spring Ceremony

By Emily Scott – The Alpha Lambda Chapter of Delta Mu Delta, a national honor society in Business, initiated thirteen new members on Sunday, April 27th.  The new initiates along with Delta Mu Delta leadership and faculty advisor Jean Hawkins, all … Continue reading

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Mortar Board Initiates New Members Into Honor Society

By Emily Scott – On Sunday, April 27, 2014 the William Jewell College Panaegis chapter of Mortar Board initiated 20 new members into the honor society. Mortar Board is a national honor society with nearly a quarter of a million … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Leadership Association Manages Change

By Evan Jones – The WJC Nonprofit Leadership Association, an organization of students of all majors, lifestyles, and interests that come together to serve the community and become active leaders in the nonprofit sector, is managing many leadership and program … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Chairman Mike Duke To Deliver Distinguished Executive Lecture April 17

Students, Faculty, Alumni Welcome.  Mr. Mike Duke, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will deliver the annual Distinguished Executive Lecture in Business and Leadership on April 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Students Use Journey Grants To Experience Jewell In The Desert

By Kristen Stivers – In January, a group of Jewell students and friends of Jewell led by Executive In Residence Don Huntington traveled to historic Rancho de los Caballeros in the upper Sonoran desert near Wickenburg, Arizona. Nestled in a … Continue reading

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Distinguished Executives Deliver Major Lectures On Campus

Ms. Stacy Brandom, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trinity Church, delivered the annual Everett P. Truex Lecture in Economics and Finance on October 30, 2013 in the Yates-Gill College Union. The lecture, entitled “Ethics and Principled Decision … Continue reading

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Professor Makes Every Mile Matter

By Emily Scott – Cory Scheer, Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Leadership and Business, had been training for seven months in preparation for a full Ironman when his training took a quick turn in July of 2013. Less than a mile … Continue reading

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