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Professor Shelly McVay Leads Successful Problems and Policies Course

By Erin Cook – During the fall semester, Professor Shelly McVay again led Jewell’s Business Problems and Policies course (Business 406) – a business capstone course focusing on entrepreneurship. The goal of the course is for students to combine all … Continue reading

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Marketing Students Partner With Nonprofit Veronica’s Voice

By Erin Cook – For the past couple of years, Professor Shelly McVay’s Business 305 marketing course has partnered with a local Kansas City nonprofit for a service-learning project. This year, the class is providing advertising consultation to Veronica’s Voice. … 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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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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New Grad Mikayla Roller: A Jewell Achiever

By Gretchen Mayes – New graduate Mikayla Roller (May 2017) recently completed a major research project in economics. The senior seminar course in economics requires a 40 to 50-page research paper on a topic of the student’s choice. Students are required … Continue reading

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Seniors Aaron Lawrence And Brett Jackson Start New Venture

By Lauren Huddleston – Jewell seniors Aaron Lawrence and Brett Jackson have started a new company called “Intrepid Creative”. This name reflects the ideology behind their company as it applies to every entrepreneur who has started a new venture. Intrepid … Continue reading

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Marketing Students Compete On Project For Local Nonprofit

By Christian Hunt – Each semester, students enrolled in Principles of Marketing, led by Professor Shelly McVay, separate into teams to compete in developing the best branding, advertising, social media, and funding options for a specific organization. This semester six … Continue reading

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