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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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Jewell Team “RoundIt” Wins Lean Startup Competition

By Channing Wall – Jewell team, “RoundIt”, consisting of accounting and finance professor Dr. Chris McCullick and students Bradley Dice and Gatlin Herbet, competed in the Lean Startup Competition February 7-9 sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship and Google … Continue reading

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Faculty Profile – Dr. Kelli Schutte

By Megan Brake – Professor Kelli Schutte, Ph.D., has been a Business professor at Jewell for nearly a decade. She holds an economics degree from Calvin College, a Masters Degree in Finance from Western Michigan University and a Ph.D. in … Continue reading

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New Marketing Professor Joins Faculty

By Luke Longfield – The Department of Business and Leadership is pleased to welcome a new member to the faculty this semester, Professor Shelly McVay. Prior to joining William Jewell, Professor McVay has served as adjunct professor at Baker University, … 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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Welcome Dr. Yuriy Bots, Professor of Economics

By Derek Peterson – The Department of Business and Leadership is pleased to welcome a new member to the faculty, Dr. Yuriy Bots, Professor of Economics. Dr. Bots is a native of Ukraine, having lived on the west side of … Continue reading

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New Entrepreneurial Curriculum On Campus

By Connor O’Neill  - “I taught the course last semester and I don’t want to be too dramatic but it literally changed my life,” Dr. Gregg Whittaker admitted about one of the entrepreneurial courses in Jewell’s new enhanced entrepreneurial curriculum. Over … Continue reading

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Distinguished Economics Professor Michael Cook Retires

By Megan Brake – Dr. Michael Cook, Economics Professor Emeritus, is retiring at the end of this school year after thirty-seven years of teaching, thirty-five of which have been at William Jewell College.  Among his degrees, Dr. Cook holds a B.A. … Continue reading

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Experienced CPA Joins Business Faculty

By Kristen Stivers – In January, the William Jewell Department of Business and Leadership welcomed Professor Chris McCullick, CPA to the faculty. Professor McCullick is no stranger to the area, having grown up in Gladstone, Missouri and studying at Oak … Continue reading

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Accounting Professor Stephen Hawkins Brings Real World Experience and Application

By Benjamin Plank – This fall the Department of Business and Leadership welcomed Adjunct Professor Stephen Hawkins to our distinguished faculty. Professor Hawkins is no stranger to William Jewell College, as his wife, Dr. Jean Hawkins, has served on the … Continue reading

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Jewell Accounting Professor Presents Best Teaching Methods

By Steven Schultz - Professor of Accounting Linda Bell co-presented with Dr. David Cornell, University of Missouri-Kansas City, at the 11th Annual Accounting Educators’ Seminar hosted by McGraw-Hill/Irwin and Johnson County Community College in spring 2012. The presentation, Best Teaching Practices, … Continue reading

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