Author Archives: JewellBiz

Dr. Jean Hawkins, Beloved Teacher And Colleague

This month we said goodbye to Dr. Jean Hawkins as she passed away from cancer. Jean taught accounting for almost 40 years and was a beloved member of our department. Jean’s passion was teaching and this was evidenced by the … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Jean Hawkins

By Professor Ashley (Billinger) Minnich, ’08, CPA,
 Assistant Professor of Accounting – It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of Dr. Jean Hawkins, professor emerita of accounting at William Jewell College, on April 17, 2017. … Continue reading

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Students Integrate Nonprofit and Service Learning Into Course Projects

By Emily Monroe – Shelly McVay is the professor for both the Self-Designed Project (Business 403) and Marketing Principles (Business 305) courses. Professor McVay decided to integrate nonprofit and service learning into her courses during the spring semester because it … Continue reading

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Duke Colloquium 2017

By Gretchen Mayes – The William Jewell College annual Duke Colloquium, held Friday, April 12, is a long-time campus tradition involving students from all academic disciplines presenting their scholarly and creative works to faculty, staff and the community. The Colloquium concept … Continue reading

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Economics Club Elects New President

By Christian Hunt – The William Jewell Economics Club recently elected first-year student Jacob Dice as president for 2108-18. Jacob is currently majoring in Economics, Mathematics and Physics. Jacob’s vision for the Club is to “provide students an alternative opportunity … Continue reading

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Internship Leads To Full Time Position For Accounting Grad Jeff Nickel

By Hannah Nicolay – Recently graduated senior Jeff Nickel earned Bachelors of Science degrees in Accounting and Economics and has accepted a position at EY (formerly Ernst & Young) beginning in the fall of 2017. During the first half of … Continue reading

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News From Idea-X

By Grace Mize – There have been several exciting developments taking place in the William Jewell Community that are connected to the IDEA X-Change. There are students, staff, and alumni who have worked on successful creative projects and are being … Continue reading

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