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Noteworthy happenings at WJC

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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Jewell Hosts High School Service and Leadership Forum

By Kelsi Ortega – On December 4th, William Jewell College hosted the High School Service and Leadership Forum. 155 students from 10 schools in the Kansas City greater area attended the forum, which focused on meeting community and global needs … Continue reading

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Ms. Stacy Brandom, Chief Financial Officer of Trinity Wall Street, Delivers Annual Truex Lecture in Economics and Finance

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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Students Use Journey Grants To Broaden Experience

By Evan Jones – Jewell’s new Journey Grant is a distinctive experience providing the freedom and funding to truly make the college experience one-of-a-kind. Transformative experiences, academic pursuits and self-discovery embody the Jewell Journey promised to every student. A Journey … Continue reading

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Students Embrace New Pryor Learning Commons

By Megan Brake - The Pryor Learning Commons, or PLC, has taken a little over a year to complete, but is well worth the wait.  The incredible three story building is just part of phase one of the Campaign for Jewell.  … Continue reading

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An Evening with Mr. Landon H. Rowland

By Luke Longfield – The 2013 Distinguished Executive Lecture in Business and Leadership was presented April 9 by Mr. Landon H. Rowland, Chairman of the Board of Lead Bank and Ever Glades Financial in Kansas City.  A graduate of Dartmouth … Continue reading

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Mr. Landon Rowland Delivers 2013 Distinguished Executive Lecture

On Tuesday, April 9, the Department of Business and Leadership honored Mr. Landon Rowland as presenter of the 2013 Distinguished Executive Lecture in Business and Leadership.  Mr. Rowland is past Chairman, President and CEO of Kansas City Southern Industries and Chairman … Continue reading

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Business Honor Society To Induct New Members April 27

By Vanessa Palier - William Jewell’s Alpha Lambda Chapter of Delta Mu Delta delivered invitation letters to prospective members on March 4, with new member induction scheduled for Saturday, April 27 during Family Weekend.  The event is open to all.

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