Category Archives: Alumni

Features on alumni and alumni activities

Meet Executive In Residence Don Huntington

By Hannah Nicolay – Professor Don Huntington. When you ask students who Professor Huntington is you get responses of , “He’s dope,” “Oh I love him,” “He’s the guy that gets up super early and has those 7:45 a.m. classes,” … Continue reading

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Coach Larry Holley’s 900th Win

By Christian Hunt – This Jewell basketball season is one to remember. Not just because of the success both basketball teams had as they both made their conference tournaments respectively, but for something we do not see too often. Head … Continue reading

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Jewell Grad Chris Stathos Named to Inc. Magazine 30-Under-30

Reprinted from Inc. Magazine, October 4, 2017, By Nichole Kube “Simply, get to know this community and let it get to know you. There are so many people here that seem unreachable, but you cannot know until you reach out … Continue reading

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Alum Brad Douglas Stays Connected With Students

By Gretchen Mayes – A familiar face to many students around campus is WJC alum Mr. Brad Douglas. Brad has been helping out Jewell students by teaching them how to create better LinkedIn pages and other online tips to get the … Continue reading

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Zane Clark ’16 Develops Jewell Hall Souvenir Replica

By Emily Monroe – Have you ever gone through an amazing experience in life or gone to an amazing place and wished you had a memento to take back home with you when you leave? Zane Clark ‘16 is making … Continue reading

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Students Intern With KC Chiefs

Throughout the year many students have had the opportunity to intern with the Kansas City Chiefs professional football organization. Marketing Professor Shelly McVay and Chris Stathos, an alumnus of William Jewell College who now works in the Chiefs organization as … Continue reading


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Catching Up With Steve Giles ’92

Interview By Madison Giles Tell us about your journey since Jewell. After graduating William Jewell in ’92, I started my career in banking, spending a number of years with Bank of America and its predecessors in the Kansas City area. … Continue reading

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Joel Bryce ’07 Connecting African Farmers To U.S. and European Markets

By Sabrine Navarro – Joel Bryce is putting money in poor African farmers’ pockets. The William Jewell grad has been making strides in agriculture and economic development since graduating in 2007. Bryce left Jewell with a Economics and Business Management … Continue reading

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Conner Hazelrigg ’15 Rising Inventor and Entrepreneur

By Kelsey Wagner – Recent WJC grad Conner Hazelrigg ‘15 is doing big things with her invention of the “Sunshine Box”, a solar powered cell phone charger, which can charge up to ten phones simultaneously while remaining completely portable. In … Continue reading

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Interview With Aaron Davidson ’07

By Timothy Posler – William Jewell College alumni Aaron Davidson ‘07 is the Director of Product Development and Portfolio Management of the Centene Commercial Insurance Group. The Centene Corporation is a $10 billion Fortune 500 company, located in the greater … Continue reading

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Anthony Shop ’05 Named To “Top 40 Under 40”

By Alex Blevins — Anthony Shop, a 2005 William Jewell College Graduate is recognized for 2015 as one of the “Top 40 under 40” business professionals in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Business Journal. Shop is the co-founder and chief … Continue reading

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